The Grizzlies’ Kyle Anderson underwent shoulder surgery to address soreness he had been having in his right shoulder, the team announced on Thursday.
Anderson, who spent the first four years of his career in San Antonio, only appeared in 43 games for the Grizzlies this season. Anderson is expected to be ready to return to basketball activities by training camp.
Over the past two seasons, Anderson has missed time with both a sprained ankle and a sprained MCL.
Following from team press release,
Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson underwent successful thoracic outlet decompression surgery on Wednesday to resolve right shoulder soreness and other affiliated symptoms. Anderson is expected to make a complete recovery and return to full basketball participation in advance of the Grizzlies’ 2019 training camp.
The forward out of UCLA, played well in his short run with the Grizzlies, averaging eight points, 5.8 rebounds, three assists, and 1.3 steals in 29.8 minutes a game. Anderson also shot a career-high 54.3 percent from the field last season.
Anderson became a restricted free agent in the summer of 2018, after accepting the Spurs qualifying offer.
The Grizzlies then signed the 25-year-old to a 4-year $37 million offer sheet which San Antonio declined to match.