Sources: Shabazz Muhammad to have surgery, miss rest of season

The Vertical
Yahoo Sports

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad will undergo surgery for a torn ligament in his middle finger and miss the rest of the season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

The recovery period for the injury on his shooting hand is expected to be eight weeks, a league source told Yahoo Sports.

Muhammad, 22, has made significant strides in his second season for the Wolves, averaging 13.5 points and 4.1 rebounds.

He was the 14th overall pick out of UCLA in the 2013 NBA draft.

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