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Alabama guard Retin Obasohan undergoes ankle surgery

Jul 12, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

Alabama redshirt junior guard Retin Obasohan had successful surgery on his left ankle, according to a release from the University.

The 6-foot-1 guard had an arthroscopic procedure done on his left ankle and should be able to return in time for the beginning of the season.

Obasohan played in 30 games last season and is the Tide’s second-leading returning scorer at 9.5 points per game. The native of Belgium also averaged three rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game while shooting 38 percent from the field and 24 percent from three-point range.

While Obasohan likely won’t miss any game action, this type of surgery will prevent the guard from getting in the gym and working on his game this summer.