Dwight Howard injury update: Wizards center suffers ‘minor setback’

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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.

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).

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