Wizards guard John Wall will have season ending surgery on his left foot. He has been dealing with bone spurs in the foot for more than a year.
Washington made the announcement during Saturday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets. Wall is expected to be out for six to eight months.
Wall, 28, is expected to be sidelined six to eight months before returning to full basketball activity, the team said.
Doctors determined the procedure is necessary for Wall to remedy an issue that has bothered him for more than a year. Wall on Saturday met with specialist Dr. Robert Anderson, who recommended the surgery.
Wall was trying to play through the injury, but it was getting worse, sources told ESPN, and opting to have the surgery now should allow him to return healthy for the start of next season.
Interesting timing for Wall to have the surgery. You have to wonder if the Wizards were playing better and he didn’t have a newborn son at home if he would be having the procedure done.