Dwight Howard has suffered a “minor setback” in his recovery.
Howard has been out since undergoing a spinal procedure in November and there is no timetable for his return.
Washington coach Scott Brooks told reporters Tuesday (Wednesday) the center has tweaked his hamstring.
Dwight Howard had a “minor setback,” per Scott Brooks. Tweaked his hamstring. Howard had been working his way from back surgery and has been doing non-contact drills in Washington.
— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) March 5, 2019
Howard has been out since undergoing a spinal procedure in November and there is no timetable for his return. He had been participating in non-contact drills.
The 32-year-old big man is an eight-time All-Star and has averaged 12.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per game in just nine appearances in 2018-19.
The Wizards are 26-37 and sit in 11th in the Eastern Conference standings.
Washington has gone 2-3 since the All-Star break and will face Dallas on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila).