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As reported by Adi Joseph of USA Today, Webster was injured at the Wizards practice facility last week and had surgery to repair a herniated disk in his lower back. He's allowed to begin rehabilitation immediately but will miss at least three to five months of basketball activity.
Although Webster started only 13 games last season, it's important he come back healthy as soon as he can, as Trevor Ariza is a free agent and could very well leave. That would mean that Otto Porter Jr. and Webster would likely be penciled in as the starters next season.
Webster is an eight-year NBA veteran who has played for the Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Wizards. Last season, he averaged 9.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game, while shooting 39.2 percent from three-point range. Webster has career averages of nine points and 3.2 rebounds in 548 games.
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