Washington Wizards middle Dwight Howard is reportedly prepared to start some on-court exercise, in keeping with The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
Howard, 33, underwent surgical procedure on his backbone in November and has been rehabbing in Atlanta since then.
Howard has appeared in simply 9 video games for the Wizards this season, averaging 12.eight factors and 9.2 rebounds per sport throughout that point. In his 14 earlier NBA seasons, Howard has earned eight All Star and eight All-NBA alternatives, to associate with 5 All-Defensive Team alternatives and three Defensive Player of the Year awards.
Washington might definitely use an even bigger defensive presence, because the group ranks 26th within the league in defensive ranking, in keeping with NBA.com.
The Wizards, who’re additionally taking part in with out John Wall for the rest of the season, are presently sitting at 24-34 (three video games again of the eighth seeded Detroit Pistons) as they put together to tackle the Hornets in Charlotte on Friday evening.
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