Washington Wizards middle Dwight Howard underwent surgery Friday in Los Angeles to present reduction from a gluteal harm, a process that can sideline him for 2 to three months.

Howard determined within the late hours on Thursday to forgo one other opinion and settle for a advice to instantly endure a lower-back process with Dr. Robert Watkins on Friday, sources stated.

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Howard aggravated a piriformis muscle harm in a Nov. 18 recreation in opposition to Portland and has missed 12 of the Wizards’ 21 video games this season, plus coaching camp.

Howard, an eight-time All-Star and five-time All-NBA participant, has gone from a star to a journeyman in latest seasons. He has modified groups in 4 consecutive years, bouncing from Houston to Atlanta, Charlotte to Brooklyn and, lastly, Washington.

Howard, 32, signed a two-year, $11 million free-agent cope with the Wizards in the course of the summer season. Thomas Bryant has changed him within the Wizards lineup.

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