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Blazers guard Shaedon Sharpe (shoulder) out 10-14 days

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Jun 23, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Shaedon Sharpe (Kentucky) shakes hands with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number seven overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Portland Trail Blazers rookie Shaedon Sharpe will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with a shoulder injury.

The team announced Saturday that an MRI revealed a small labral tear in the lottery pick’s left shoulder.

The 19-year-old guard was injured during his Summer League debut against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night in Las Vegas.

The Blazers said Sharpe will begin immediate rest and rehabilitation and he will be reevaluated in 10-14 days.

Sharpe started and played just six minutes in an 81-78 loss to the Pistons, finishing with two points on 1-of-3 shooting with one turnover.

He was the No. 7 overall pick in last month’s draft out of Kentucky, where he attended for one season but did not see any action for the Wildcats.

–Field Level Media