(Portland, OR) -- One of the Trail Blazers' best young players is on the mend. ESPN is reporting that Portland forward Nassir Little is likely out for the season with a left shoulder labral tear. The 21-year-old suffered the injury in the Blazers' loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Little was averaging 9.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game in his third year out of North Carolina. There was no timetable set for his return.