NBA: Wizards' Miles treated for stress fracture in foot

Field Level Media/Reuters

Posted at Jul 26 2019 08:21 AM

NBA: Wizards' Miles treated for stress fracture in foot 1
CJ Miles makes a pass from his back after diving for a loose ball against Jaylen Adams in the second half at State Farm Arena on March 13, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Agence France-Presse

Washington Wizards forward C.J. Miles will have surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot.

The procedure was slated for Thursday afternoon with Dr. Martin O'Malley at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

"Our medical team has done a fantastic job of proactively diagnosing C.J.'s condition and establishing a treatment protocol," said Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard. "He will continue to be a positive influence on our team as he works through his rehab and we're looking forward to getting him back on the court when he is healthy."

The team said an update on Miles' return to action will be provided in approximately six weeks.

Miles, 32, was acquired by the Wizards from Memphis on July 6 in exchange for center Dwight Howard.

He averaged 6.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in 53 games last season with the Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors.

Miles has played in 838 games (303 starts) since entering the NBA as a second-round pick of the Utah Jazz in 2005.

--Field Level Media

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