New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill has been diagnosed with a proximal hamstring tear in his left leg, it was determined following examination by Dr. Michael Gerhardt and consultation with Pelicans Director of Medical Services/Head Team Physician Dr. Misty Suri.
The injury occurred while Hill was participating in a basketball workout in Los Angeles, CA. Hill underwent successful surgery by Dr. Gerhardt in Santa Monica, CA and is expected to make a full recovery.
An injury of this nature takes approximately 6-8 months to heal. A timetable for his return will be determined at a later date.