Washington Wizards middle Dwight Howard in all probability will want a surgical process to supply reduction from a gluteal damage that has continuously sidelined him this season, league sources advised ESPN.Howard acquired a advice from a nerve specialist in Los Angeles on Thursday and would possibly search additional session earlier than making a ultimate choice on a surgical procedure that may trigger him to overlook a good portion of the common season.
Howard aggravated a piriformis muscle damage in a Nov. 18 sport towards Portland, and has missed 12 of the Wizards’ 21 video games this season, plus coaching camp.
Howard, an eight-time All-Star and five-time All-NBA participant, has gone from a star to a journeyman in current seasons. He has modified groups in 4 consecutive years, bouncing from Houston to Atlanta, Charlotte to Brooklyn, and eventually, Washington.
Howard, 32, signed a two-year, $11 million free-agent cope with the Wizards throughout the summer time. Thomas Bryant has changed him within the Wizards lineup.