The Portland Trail Blazers announced Wednesday, veteran wing Rodney Hood has undergone successful surgery to repair his ruptured left Achilles tendon.
The surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute earlier today.
It was on December 6th in the Blazers loss to the Lakers when Hood suffered the injury at the 3:27 mark of the first quarter.
As of right now, the Blazers are saying there is no timetable for Hood’s return to basketball activity.
This season in 21 games, the 27-year-old averaged 11.0 points 3.4 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in 29.5 minutes per game.
Hood was having one of the best seasons of his career.
His shooting percentage (50.6%), along with his three-point shooting percentage (49.3%) and rebounding average were all career highs.