Cory Higgins to miss the remainder of the season

2023-05-09T18:19:24+00:00 2023-05-09T18:19:24+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

09/May/23 18:19

Barcelona announced that Cory Higgins had a successful surgery due to the lumbar spine problems

By Eurohoops team/

It’s official, Cory Higgins is out for the season after he underwent surgery for his back problems.

The experienced US player has been trying to solve the recurring low back pain that has caused him to be absent in recent weeks and the season’s early stages.

He opted for the intervention that was carried out at the Hospital de Barcelona by doctors Maite Ubierna and Anna Garcia de Frutos, as per Barcelona’s press release.

This season, Higgins averaged 8,7 points and 2,2 rebounds in 19:49 minutes in the Euroleague and 9,8 points and 2,2 rebounds in 17:25 minutes in 16 games in the Spanish League.