The Raptors stated Friday that Siakam had surgical procedure final week to restore a torn labrum in his left shoulder, with an anticipated restoration and rehabilitation time of 5 months. That timetable would imply Siakam can play once more in early November — about two weeks after the NBA plans to open the 2021-22 season.
Siakam was harm May 8 towards the Memphis Grizzlies, two days after he tied a profession greatest by scoring 44 factors towards the Washington Wizards. The 2020 NBA All-Star missed Toronto’s remaining 4 video games as a result of of the harm.
He led the Raptors in scoring this season, averaging 21.4 factors. He additionally led the Raptors in minutes (2,006) and video games began (56).