Ghanaian Power Forward Nathan Mensah has had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb Basketballghana.com can confirm.
The second year San Diego State University player injured his thumb in the offseason and recently had surgery to repair the torn ligament.
The procedure will keep him out of team practice for much of the preseason and the early part of the upcoming College season in the United States.
Ghana’s leading basketball portal can confirm Mensah is scheduled to return in November as he seeks to continue his fine form in the second half of his freshman year last season.
Mensah played all 34 games for the Aztecs but earned the starting job later in the season and averaged 5.6 points and 5.5 rebounds in 18.9 minutes; he started 20 games the last campaign.
Aside playing Power Forward, Mensah played at the Center position but heads into his second year with another hand injury after hurting his middle finger that forced him to miss time with the team. He reported to camp a week before the season commenced.
Another Ghanaian stud Joel Mensah, is on the roster.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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