Lakers forward Brandon Ingram underwent successful thoracic outlet decompression surgery on his right arm on Saturday, Mar. 16, the team announced. Los Angeles originally announced the third-year forward would miss the remainder of the season with deep venous thrombosis on Sat. Mar 9.
The procedure was performed by Dr. Hugh Gelabert at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Ingram is expected to make a full recovery prior to the start of 2019-20 season.
Ingram missed two Lakers games early in the month with a sore right shoulder before undergoing further testing by the team's medical staff. Tests then revealed a blood clot that had formed in a vein deep in his right arm.
Ingram, 21, was averaging 18.3 points, 3.0 assists and 5.1 rebounds per game this season.