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Nets G Joe Harris has season-ending ankle surgery

Nov 12, 2021; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Harris (12) attempts a jump shot while defended by New Orleans Pelicans guard Devonte' Graham (4) during the first quarter at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris underwent successful season-ending surgery to reconstruct a ligament in his left ankle on Monday, according to the team.

Harris hasn’t played since Nov. 14, two weeks before he underwent an initial operation on the ankle. However, Nets general manager Sean Marks announced on March 3 that Harris would need a second surgery.

The team stated following the Monday procedure that Harris is expected to be ready for the start of training camp ahead of the 2022-23 season.

In 14 games, all starts, this season, Harris averaged 11.3 points, four rebounds and one assist.

In an eight-season NBA career with the Cleveland Cavaliers (2014-15 to 2015-16) and Brooklyn, the 30-year-old Virginia product has career averages of 11.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists.

–Field Level Media