根據《ESPN》知名記者沃納洛斯基（Adrian Wojnarowski）指出，熱火隊將在艾德巴約的手術進行完後提供回歸時間表，但預計重返時間將可能會是4到6週，而《美聯社》記者Tim Reynolds也指出約需要6週時間，不過仍是得待手術後確定。
熱火目前戰績13勝8敗，排東部第三，艾德巴約本季出賽18場比賽，平均上場 32.9 分鐘，場均可攻18.7分10.2籃板3.2助攻1.1抄截。
INJURY UPDATE: Bam Adebayo suffered a torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament in his right thumb during Monday's game vs Denver and will undergo surgery this weekend.— Miami HEAT （@MiamiHEAT） December 1, 2021
A timetable on his return will be provided post-surgery.
Here's the play during Heat-Nuggets where Bam Adebayo injured his right thumb. He goes up for a pass and slams his hand against Jeff Green's. You can see him clutching his hand after. He later entered the fourth quarter with his right hand taped. pic.twitter.com/KSWhm4JgBk— Wes Goldberg （@wcgoldberg） December 1, 2021