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Dwight Howard is back. Back in town, at least. According to a report from The Athletic, the Wizards' center, sidelined since undergoing back surgery on Nov. 30, is expected to start on-court work in Washington. Sources on @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium: Wizards center Dwight Howard will return to Washington D.C. on Wednesday to start on-court work.
Wizards' newfound depth on display with big bench scoring effort vs. Bulls originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com The injuries to John Wall and Dwight Howard have left the margins thin for the Washington Wizards, producing a noticeable lack of depth in recent weeks as Markieff Morris was also sidelined with a neck injury. The pair of trades they made this week, however, have already helped stretch out their rotation. They lost a very good player in Otto Porter Jr., who was shipped to the Bulls.
Ernie Grunfeld talks Otto Porter trade, gives an update on Dwight Howard on Wizards Talk podcast originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com It's been one of the more memorable weeks in recent memory for the Washington Wizards. The week started off with news that star point guard John Wall, who had season-ending heel surgery in December, slipped in his home and tore his Achilles prolonging his absence another 12 months. Then came the snowball effect.
With the trade deadline passed, the Wizards' next chance at adding whatever pieces they may find themselves missing will come in the 2019 offseason. Here's a list of realistic free agent options for the team that will be available. Notes: The Wizards could find themselves running three-deep at center if Dwight Howard opts into his player option, the team re-signs restricted free agent Thomas Bryant and Ian Mahinmi returns.
huge reason the Wizards need Dwight Howard healthy, beyond a playoff push originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com The Washington Wizards need Dwight Howard back. Not for this current season as the team pushes for the playoffs, though bolstering the frontcourt wouldn't hurt. His return would genuinely help the cause for the 2019-20 campaign - that is, assuming his twice surgically repaired back holds up enough for Howard to decline his $5.6 million player option.