Heat guard Dion Waiters undergoes ankle surgery

NBA.com Global on Jan 24, 2018 07:02 PM
Heat guard Dion Waiters undergoes ankle surgery
FILE - DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 3: Dion Waiters #11 and Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat talk during the game against the Denver Nuggets on November 3, 2017 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami Heat press relesae

MIAMI, FL – The Miami Heat announced today that guard Dion Waiters underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair instability in the left ankle. A preexisting navicular bone fracture was also repaired.

The procedure was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel and observed by Heat team physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick and Heat Assistant Athletic Trainer & Director of Rehabilitation Brandon Gilliam at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, California. He will miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season.

Waiters has appeared in 30 games (all starts) with the Heat this season averaging 14.3 points, 3.8 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 30.6 minutes of action.

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