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Shaedon Sharpe Injury Updates: What Happened to Shaedon Sharpe?

Shaedon Sharpe, a Portland Trail Blazers guard, is anticipated to be sidelined for at least two weeks due to a lower abdomen injury. Sharpe suffered the injury during a 139-77 defeat to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday and was ruled out for the team’s games against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday and the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.

What Happened to Shaedon Sharpe?

Shaedon Sharpe had a number of injuries recently. It all began with a thigh injury he sustained in December, which forced him to miss five games. Unfortunately, he hurt his thigh again during a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Despite playing 21 minutes and contributing seven points and six rebounds, this worsened the ailment.

The Blazers subsequently declared him out for the following games against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns. Further examinations indicated that he suffered an abdominal strain, which extended his stay on the sidelines. Portland coach Chauncey Billups chose to keep him on the bench to allow him rehabilitation.

Who is Shaedon Sharpe?

Shaedon Sharpe is a 20-year-old professional basketball player from London, Ontario, Canada. He was born on May 30, 2003. He plays shooting guard for the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers, standing six feet six inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. In high school, Sharpe was a highly sought-after athlete who made a name for himself with impressive performances and was rated as a consensus five-star recruit.

Shaedon Sharpe’s NBA career officially started in 2022 when he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers as the seventh overall pick in the draft. On July 1, 2022, he inked a rookie-scale contract. Sharpe had a shoulder injury early in the NBA Summer League, which prevented him from playing the whole competition.