Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that guard Zach LaVine underwent successful surgery to reconstruct a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in his left knee. The surgery was performed in Los Angeles by Dr. Neal ElAttrache of Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in collaboration with Timberwolves Team Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Diane Dahm of Mayo Clinic. Timberwolves Director of Athletic Therapy Matt Duhamel accompanied LaVine.
The injury occurred during the Timberwolves vs. Detroit Pistons game on Friday, February 3.
A timeline for his return to activity will be established at a later date and further updates will be provided when appropriate.