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The injury bug continues to plague the Washington Wizards. Last year, Washington dealt with a plethora of injuries to key members of the team.
This is a new year and Washington has playoff aspirations, but those expectations have been hindered by yet again another injury to their center Okafor, according to Ken Berg of CBS Sports.
Wizards center Emeka Okafor has been diagnosed with a herniated disk in his neck and is out indefinitely, team says.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) September 18, 2013
Okafor averaged 9.7 points a game to go along with 8.8 rebounds in 79 games last year.
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The Washington Wizards announced yesterday that center Emeka Okafor is out indefinitely due to a neck injury. A recent MRI diagnosed the ailment as a herniated cervical disc in Okafor's neck, and it's unclear how long the injury will sideline the Wizards' center, according to J. Michael of CSN Washington.Okafor described the injury and why he's optimistic despite...
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Washington Wizards forward Chris Singleton will be sidelined about six to eight weeks with a broken bone in his left foot.
The Wizards announced Wednesday that Singleton was scheduled for outpatient surgery to repair a fracture in the fifth metatarsal.
The team says the injury occurred during a voluntary workout at Verizon Center on Tuesday.
Singleton averaged 4.1 points and 3...
Unfortunately for the Washington Wizards, Emeka Okafor wasn't yesterday's only injury news. The team also announced that forward Chris Singleton will miss six to eight weeks due to a fracture in his foot at the base of his small toe, according to J. Michael of CSN Washington.Last night the team said that Singleton had undergone successful surgery to repair the stress fracture...
Emeka Okafor will be out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a herniated C4 cervical disc.
“I have worked hard over the summer and was looking forward to the start of training camp next week, so this is a disappointing and frustrating situation for me,” Okafor said in a statement. “But I have confidence that my teammates and coaches will be able to continue to take...
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Price played for the Washington Wizards last season and received significant minutes in stretches when John Wall was sidelined.
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Wizards center Emeka Okafor is out indefinitely with a herniated disc, and Washington forward Chris Singleton will be sidelined approximately six to eight weeks with a broken bone in his left foot.
The Wizards said Wednesday that Okafor's injury was diagnosed by an MRI after he experienced discomfort in his neck. The team said Okafor will begin rehabilitation to reduce inflammation...
According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, Wizards center, Emeka Okafor, is out indefinitely with a herniated disc.
The 9-year NBA veteran averaged 9.7 points and 8.8 rebounds in 26 minutes per game for Washington last season.