Wizards' Wall Out Two Weeks With Knee Inflammation

John Wall injury update Wizards star to miss 2 weeks with knee injury

The Washington Wizards announced Wall has undergone an MRI exam on his sore left knee and determined that he must receive platelet-rich plasma and viscosupplementation injections to reduce the inflammation.

The Wizards say the injury occurred November 7 when Wall banged knees against the Mavericks, but he's been playing through the injury since it occurred.

Wall sat out Sunday's 100-91 loss at Toronto, but returned to play his usual starting role in matchups against Milwaukee and Charlotte.

Wall is averaging 20.3 points, 9.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 34.4 minutes per game for Washington this season. The Wizards are 1-1 without Wall so far this season with both games coming against the Raptors. "He is expected to miss approximately two weeks", the team reported on its official website.

"I'm fine with John missing two weeks if this is going to make him better", center Marcin Gortat said Saturday.

Wall is having a good season. He'll miss games consecutively for the first time in two seasons. If you're in a deeper league, it's not a bad idea to add Tim Frazier until Wall gets the all clear.

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