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Wizards’ Okafor Out Indefinitely With Neck Injury
Posted By Matt Stein On September 18, 2013 @ 3:20 PM In NBA | No Comments
Ugh. Just, ugh.
“I have worked hard over the summer and was looking forward to the start of training camp next week, so this is a disappointing and frustrating situation for me,” said Okafor in a statement released by the team confirming the injury. “But I have confidence that my teammates and coaches will be able to continue to take steps towards our goal of making the playoffs and that I will be able to do my part to help them once I return.”
And he does plan to return, according to multiple reports (surgery is not expected to be needed). Okafor is set to make $14.5 million this season in the final year of his contract. Last season Okafor averaged 9.7 points and 8.8 rebounds a game in the paint and played solid ball for the Wizards.
Source: Kurt Helin NBC Sports Pro Basketball Talk 
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