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A long, strange six months for Israeli NBA player Deni Avdija

A little more than six months ago, Israel and the basketball world had high hopes for 19-year-old Deni Avdija. The 6-foot-9-inch former Maccabi Tel Aviv small forward was No. 9 in the first round of November’s NBA draft by the Washington Wizards. He hit the ground running. He endured strict NBA coronavirus restriction protocols, a grueling travel schedule and being far from family, friends and country.
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OKC Thunder land Deni Avdija is 2020 NBA Re-Draft

The 2020-21 campaign was a long and grueling season for the OKC Thunder and their fanbase, as they won just 22 games out of 72, missed out on the postseason for just the second time in 13 years, and finished with the fourth-worst record in the entire league. However, even...
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NBA Rumors: Washington Wizards Could Acquire Myles Turner For Davis Bertans, Deni Avdija, And A Pick

View the original article to see embedded media. The Washington Wizards might be the 10th seed right now, but they are one of the most exciting teams in the game. Despite an utterly miserable start to the season, they have turned their year around, and they have had a resurgence to close out the year, putting them in a position to be in the play-in tournament these playoffs.

Washington Wizards: 3 players that need to step up with Deni Avdija out

Washington Wizards Deni Avdija. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images) Injuries suck. Even worse are season-ending injuries, which is why Deni Avdija‘s recent injury is such an unfortunate blow to a Washington Wizards team that is currently surging up the Eastern Conference standings. Deni Avidja suffered a hairline fracture in his...

Available small forwards the Wizards could add now that Deni Avdija is out

Larry Hughes and I have continually said on the Bleav in Wizards podcast that the Washington Wizards could use a competent, veteran small forward as they make their playoff push. With Deni Avdija likely done for the year with an ankle fracture, small forward seems like even more of a need now.

Wizards starting Isaac Bonga for injured Deni Avdija on Friday

Washington Wizards guard Isaac Bonga is starting in Friday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Bonga will make his eighth start this season after Deni Avdija was ruled out with a right ankle fracture. In a favorable matchup against a Thunder unit ranked 24th in points allowed per game this season, Bonga's FanDuel salary stands at $3,500.

Deni Avdija Out for Rest of Season With Ankle Injury – On Wednesday night, 2,133 lucky Washington Wizards fans saw their hometown team in-person at the Capitol One Arena for the first time this season and for the first time in 407 days. They cheered as the Wizards defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-114 for their sixth win in a row and eighth in their last nine games. The fans also gasped as 20-year-old rookie forward Deni Avdija from Israel went down in pain just before halftime, grasping his right leg.
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Wizards rookie Deni Avdija gets encouraging update after gruesome leg injury

The Washington Wizards lost rookie Deni Avdija to what has been confirmed as a season-ending leg injury on Wednesday against the Golden State Warriors. The Wizards have already released the official diagnosis of the 20-year-old’s injury and it’s a generally positive development in this otherwise devastating turn of events. According...

Wizards rookie Deni Avdija to miss 12 weeks with leg injury

The Washington Wizards on Thursday shared news on Deni Avdija’s injury timetable. The rookie is expected to miss 12 due to a right fibular hairline fracture. He will not need surgery. Avdija got injured in Wednesday’s win over the Warriors. His lower right leg got bent awkwardly when he landed...

Deni Avdija out 12 weeks, will not need surgery

Wizards rookie Deni Avdija’s season came to an abrupt end on Wednesday night, as the 20-year-old suffered a right fibular hairline fracture, the team announced Thursday. Luckily for Avdija, he will not need surgery and is expected to make a full recovery in 12 weeks (around mid-July), per the team announcement.
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Wizards' Deni Avdija out 12 weeks with fractured leg

Washington Wizards forward Deni Avdija will be out of action for 12 weeks due to a hairline fracture in his lower right leg, effectively ending his season, the team announced Thursday. Avdija was injured in the Wizards’ Wednesday win over the Golden State Warriors and needed a wheelchair to leave...

Wizards rookie Deni Avdija suffers season-ending hairline fracture of ankle vs. Warriors, per report

Deni Avdija hasn't had an easy rookie season for the Washington Wizards. Sharing the floor with Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal has limited his shot attempts, his playing time has been inconsistent, and losing is often a new experience for top young players. But things hit a new low on Wednesday when Avdija suffered what the team has described as a right ankle injury and had to leave the floor in a wheelchair.
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Wizards rookie Deni Avdija has hairline fracture in right leg, effectively ending his season

The Washington Wizards lost yet another starter to injury when Deni Avdija was diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right fibula following an MRI exam Thursday, effectively ending the forward’s rookie season after 54 games. The team announced the news the day after Avdija took a hard fall near the end of the first half of a 118-114 win over the Golden State Warriors at Capital One Arena. He remained on the floor in pain after the play, and a teammate rushed to place a towel over his leg.
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Wizards rookie Deni Avdija done for season with broken right leg

Washington Wizards rookie forward Deni Avdija will miss the rest of the season after breaking his right leg. The Wizards said that an MRI exam Thursday showed Avdija has a hairline fracture of his right fibula. The team said the 20-year-old from Israel does not need surgery and is expected...

Deni Avdija Injury Update

Wizards forward Deni Avdija has been diagnosed with a right fibular hairline fracture following MRI testing conducted earlier today. There will be no surgery required and he is expected to make a full recovery in approximately 12 weeks. Avdija sustained the injury during Wednesday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors.

Israeli NBA forward Deni Avdija suffers injury, ending promising rookie season

Israeli NBA rookie Deni Avdija suffered a hairline fracture in his right ankle during a game Wednesday, cutting short his rookie season for the Washington Wizards. Avdija, the ninth overall draft pick in 2020, was coming down from a layup attempt when he awkwardly twisted his ankle. He was wheel-chaired off the floor to an ovation from Washington’s first crowd of home fans this season, some of whom had brought Israeli flags to the occasion.