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ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Wall has opted for a season-end operation on the left heel that has burdened him for more than a year. From ESPN:
Wall tried to get through the injury, but it was getting worse, sources said ESPN and the decision to have surgery now should allow him to return healthy for the beginning of next season. I've been with for nearly three years him, "coach Scott Brooks told Wall. "He is as hard as they come. He never complained. He wanted to compete for his team, but it was at a point where he had to make difficult decisions. And that's why he met with a specialist.
The wizards are still well behind the Cavaliers, Suns and Knicks for one of the top three lottery places overall, but their chances of catching up are getting better with Wall on the shelf. You can also expect Beal to get a lot of rest during the season.
If you're a fan of Wizards and suddenly dream that Zion Williamson is coming to DC and reviving the franchise, let me throw that glass of cold water in your face. 29-year-old point guard with a broken foot and a new one Contract renewal of $ 207 million, lasting until 2023.