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Report: John Wall to miss 6-8 weeks following knee procedure

Washington Wizards' John Wall (2) drives against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is reportedly going to be out between six and eight weeks after he has a knee procedure done Wednesday.

The team confirmed that Wall will have an "arthroscopic debridement procedure" on his left knee at the Cleveland Clinic done by Dr. Richard Parker, who performed his 2016 surgeries. Wall will have a consultation with Parker and team doctor Wiemi Douoguih beforehand.

The six-to-eight-week timeline comes from the Washington Post's Candace Buckner, who first broke the story.

The injury comes from knee-to-knee contact he made during the Wizards' 113-99 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Nov. 7.

Wall continued to play in the weeks following the collision, only missing one of eight games, but had an MRI done later in the month after he experienced "left knee discomfort and inflammation," according to the team. That led to him missing about two weeks.

The All-Star point guard was averaging 19.4 points, 9.3 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game and shooting close to 42 percent during the 2017-18 season.

Wall will miss the upcoming NBA All-Star Game. Pistons center Andre Drummond has been announced as Wall's replacement for the game.

This story will be updated.

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