John Wall to miss two weeks after undergoing treatment on knee injury

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The MRI was a result of discomfort and inflammation in his knee.

Washington Wizards All-Star guard John Wall will be out approximately two weeks, according to the team. The doctors decided that Wall would receive platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and viscosupplementation injections in hopes of reducing the inflammation in his knee.

Wall initially reported swelling on November 11, his left knee inflammation began after "knee-to-knee contact" during a November 7 game against the Mavericks. He had already missed two games this season due to a sprained shoulder and a sprained right ankle. Regardless, this is not the news the Wizards wanted to hear losing three of their last four and hovering around.500 with a 10-8 record.




"I'm fine with John missing two weeks if this is going to make him better", center Marcin Gortat said Saturday.

Wall is having a good season.

In 16 games this season, Wall is averaging 20.3 points, 9.2 assists and 3.4 boards in 34.4 minutes a night. If he's been playing this well through injury, there's a real possibility he sees a bump when he comes back healthy.

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