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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.
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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
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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 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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