Wizards backup center Mahinmi joins growing list of injured

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 04, 2019 07:57 AM
Wizards backup center Mahinmi joins growing list of injured
Ian Mahinmi NBA file photo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards backup center Ian Mahinmi will miss the start of the regular season because of a strained right Achilles tendon, joining the team’s long list of injured players.

The Wizards said Thursday (Friday, PHL time) that Mahinmi “will be treated conservatively” and will be re-evaluated in six weeks.

Washington is currently holding training camp. Its first regular-season game is Oct. 23 (Oct. 24, PHL time) at Dallas.

Wizards point guard John Wall is expected to miss most, if not all, of the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Other injured Wizards include Isaiah Thomas, Troy Brown Jr. and C.J. Miles.

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