The operation was conducted by Dr. Michelle Carlson at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Hart, a restricted free agent in 2021, has proven himself to be a valuable bench cog on a scrappy New Orleans squad with aspirations of a play-in berth. He is averaging 9.2 PPG, a robust 8.0 RPG, and 2.3 APG in 47 contests for the Pelicans, across 28.7 MPG. He holds a slash line of .439/.326/.775 this season.
The Pelicans’ backcourt is loaded with injuries at the moment. A hip injury kept Lonzo Ball sidelined for seven games until April 4, and guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker will miss at least two weeks of game action with an ankle sprain. New Orleans added guard Isaiah Thomas via a 10-day contract to help address these absences with offensive firepower.