DeShawn Stevenson out 3-4 months after surgery

Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that guard DeShawn Stevenson had successful surgery to repair a herniated disc.

The procedure was performed this morning by Dr. John Starr at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC.  Stevenson is expected to make a full recovery and will begin the rehabilitation process in two weeks.  He will be able to resume basketball activity in three to four months.

Stevenson has missed 29 games this season due to lower back pain.  He averaged 6.6 points and 3.1 assists in 32 games played.

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