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Wizards' Wall Out Two Weeks With Knee Inflammation

26 November 2017

The Washington Wizards roster will be without their star point guard John Wall for at least the next two weeks, per Candace Buckner of the Washington Post.

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Wall has been experiencing left knee pain and inflammation due to contact during the Wizards game against the Dallas Mavericks on November 7.

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Early Saturday, the Washington Wizards announced that John Wall underwent an MRI exam on his injured left knee. Not quite as good as last season, but he is averaging 20.3 points, 9.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game. He scored a season-high 31 points and dished out 11 assists in the Wizard's most recent game, a loss to the Hornets Wednesday. Obviously, the knee injury has impacted his performance. Already thin at the point guard position, the Wizards will likely start journeyman Tim Frazier, who is averaging 3.2 points on 36.8 percent shooting and 3.9 assists in 16.6 minutes a night.

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The Wizards are 1-1 without Wall this season but have seen a marked drop on offense when he is off the court, according to ESPN Stats & Information. They enter this weekend with a pedestrian 10-8 record.

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Wizards' Wall Out Two Weeks With Knee Inflammation