Wizards' Webster expected to miss season after hip surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Wizards forward Martell Webster is expected to miss the entire NBA season after having surgery on his right hip.

The team says Webster's operation, in Tennessee on Friday, repaired the labrum and damaged cartilage in his hip.

He has not appeared in a game this season because of the injury.

Webster, who signed a four-year contract with the Wizards in 2013, had surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back in June 2014 and appeared in only 32 games last season.

A first-round draft pick in 2005, Webster has averaged 8.7 points and 3.1 rebounds for his career. He turns 29 next month.

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