Posted October 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Bobcats have announced that backup center Brendan Haywood will miss at least 12 weeks with a stress fracture in his left foot. The team said in a release Thursday that Haywood will have surgery next week to repair the problem. Haywood has been struggling with the ankle in recent days and had an MRI and CT scan on Wednesday ordered by foot specialist Dr. Bob Anderson. The team says the test results revealed a stress fracture in the navicular bone. Surgeons are expected to place two screws in the bone to reinforce the stress fracture and help it to heal. Haywood will be immobilized for 12 weeks. Haywood played in 61 games last year for Charlotte and averaged 3.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game.

Bobcats C Brendan Haywood Out 12 Weeks With Foot Injury

The Charlotte Bobcats just got a little thin in an already thin front line. Marc Stein is reporting that Haywood will miss at least 12 weeks of the season with a stress fracture. Bobcats just announced that center Brendan Haywood will miss at least 12 weeks thanks to stress fracture in left foot that requires surgery — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 10, 2013 Haywood’s injury...

Brendan Haywood to undergo surgery

This year sixteen former UNC Basketball players have made National Basketball Association rosters. As you have seen by the daily recaps, many have been getting playing time with the franchise that has them under contract. Unfortunately, for 13th year veteran Brendan Haywood, who is playing for the Charlotte Bobcats, this won’t be the case for a while. The seven footer had a MRI...

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Charlotte Bobcats’ center Brendan Haywood out at least 12 weeks

The Charlotte Bobcats released a statement on Thursday Brendan Haywood, who has been struggling with ankle problems.  The news was far from stellar, as the backup center is expected to miss at least 12 weeks with a stress fracture in his left foot. As reported by the Associated Press through Yahoo! Sports, Haywood had an MRI and CAT scan done on his ailing foot ordered by Dr. Bob...

Brendan Haywood Out 12 Weeks With Foot Injury

Brendan Haywood will miss at least 12 weeks due to a stress fracture in his left foot. Haywood's injury will require surgery. Haywood was expected to give the Charlotte Bobcats depth at the center position.

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Bobcats’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist can’t make them unless he takes them

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Bobcats Al Jefferson Gets Carried Off The Court Against Heat

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