Wizards to go without guard John Wall after sustained knee injury

Wizards to go without guard John Wall after sustained knee injury

And for his part, the recently-extended Wall will now miss the next two weeks with a knee injury.

Washington now owns a 10-8 record and is tied with the New York Knicks for the final two playoff spots in the East early this seaosn.

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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.

Washington Wizards point guard Tim Frazier will start in place of John Wall on Saturday night.

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He consulted with Dr. Richard D. Parker at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount, along with Wizards head team physician Wiemi Douoguih, and underwent an MRI on Friday. The Wizards are 1-1 without Wall so far this season with both games coming against the Raptors. Per the team's statement, Wall also saw the same doctor this past May about the troublesome left knee. The team's only hope back east includes Wall playing at an MVP level. The point guard started two games earlier this season, averaging 33.5 minutes, 5.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 8.0 assists.

Wall has suffered a series of knee injuries in his career.

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