Tyler Johnson Injury: Updates on Heat SG’s Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

February 1st, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »
Miami Heat shooting guard Tyler Johnson's shoulder issues seem to have caught up with him. 

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Johnson's Remaining Regular Season Now in Question Monday, Feb. 2 According to Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania on Monday, Johnson will undergo surgery on his left shoulder this week.   

The procedure is expected to sideline him for at least two months, which could mean he won't be back by the time the regular season ends on April 13.

The injury has been plaguing him for quite some time. Per Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel on Jan. 9, Johnson was feeling pain in his shoulder and was aware that surgery was an option.

In his second year in the NBA, Johnson has provided valuable minutes throughout the season at point guard, not at shooting guard, as Goran Dragic and Beno Udrih have experienced injuries this season. Dragic suffered a calf strain earlier this year, while Udrih suffered a neck strain. 

Johnson is averaging a career-high 8.7 points, 3.0 rebound ...

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