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Washington Wizards guard Ish Smith to miss 6-8 weeks

Feb 7, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Washington Wizards guard Ish Smith passes against the Charlotte Hornets in the first half at Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Wizards will be without guard Ish Smith for possibly the next two months, the team announced Wednesday.

Smith (right quad) was ruled out for “6-8 weeks” due to the injury, the club said in a statement. Smith was injured in a home loss to the New York Knicks on Friday and missed the Wizards’ next two games.

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Smith, 32, is an 11-year NBA veteran and has averaged 5.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game in 19 contests this season with the Wizards, his second in Washington.

–Field Level Media