CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CHARLOTTE SPORTS LIVE) – LaMelo Ball suffered a right ankle fracture during Monday’s game against the Pistons, the team announced.

Ball left the game in the third quarter and had an x-ray taken at the arena. On Wednesday, he underwent successful surgery, but the team said he would miss the remainder of the season.

His status was uncertain for the remainder of the season.

He was ruled OUT Monday for the Hornets’ game versus Pheonix at Spectrum Center on Wednesday, March 1; Kevin Durant will make his Suns debut.