John Wall ruptures Achilles tendon, expected to miss 12 months

John Wall rupturedhis left Achillestendon, the Wizards announced Tuesday a major setback for the star point guard.

Wall will need surgery and he’s expected to return to full basketball activity in 12 months from the time of the operation. The 28-year-old was already out after undergoing season-ending heel surgery last month.

Wall suffered this latest injury after slipping and falling in his home. Doctors discovered it when cleaning a post-op infection the Wizards star developedafter his initial surgery.

This is a developing story and will be updated.