MIAMI – The Miami Heat provided an update on injured center Bam Adebayo.
Adebayo has been out since Nov. 29 after suffering a torn UCL in his right thumb during a loss to the Denver Nuggets.
On Tuesday, the Heat said Adebayo had successful surgery on the injury.
According to the Heat, Dr. Steven Shin performed the operation at the Kerlan-Jobe Surgery Center in Los Angeles.
Adebayo is expected to miss between four and six weeks.
The Heat (14-11) have gone 1-3 in four games without Adebayo.
Miami’s next game is Wednesday night against Milwaukee at FTX Arena.