John Wall To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery on Heel

by December 29, 2018
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UPDATE (December 29, 8:55 p.m. EST): The Wizards announced that John Wall will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a “Haglundโ€™s deformity and a chronic Achilles tendon injury” in his left heel.

He’s expected to return to full basketball activity in 6-8 months.

ORIGINAL STORY: John Wall is planning to undergo season-ending surgery on his left heel after consulting with a foot specialist, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. If Wall ultimately opts for the surgery, he’ll be looking at a six-to-eight month recovery.

Wall, who has averaged 20.7 points, 8.7 assists and 1.5 steals this season, has dealt with multiple lower leg injuries throughout his career.

The All-Star point guard signed a massive four-year, $170 million contract extension in 2017 that will kick in next season. Washington is currently 11th in the East with a 13-23 record.

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