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Martell Webster | Guard/Forward

Team: Washington Wizards
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 235
College: None
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Martell Webster had successful microdisectomy surgery on Thursday to repair a herniated disc in his lower back.
Not good. He is expected to miss 3-5 months with the injury and could miss the start of the season. This will be his third back surgery and his back kept him off the court for significant time during his time with the Wolves earlier in his career. The Webster injury also makes bringing back Trevor Ariza even more important while perhaps Otto Porter will have to get his career off the ground. Jun 27 - 2:43 PM

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Martell Webster scored eight points with three boards and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes vs. the Blazers on Thursday.

He banged knees with Wesley Matthews in this game and it caused him to limp for a couple minutes. Webster did seem to shake it off and we probably wouldn't even mention it if not for Paul Millsap missing extended time earlier this season for his knee contusion on a similar-looking injury. Webster should be good to go for Friday vs. the Lakers.
Mar 21 - 12:29 AM

Martell Webster suffered an injury to his left big toe on Tuesday, but played through it and had nine points and two 3-pointers in 24 minutes.

He went to the locker room to have the injury treated, but was able to play through it. But as long as Trevor Ariza is healthy, Webster shouldn't be in fantasy lineups.
Mar 19 - 1:54 AM

Martell Webster suffered an injury to his left big toe on Tuesday and is in the locker room getting treatment.

He was replaced on the floor by Trevor Ariza, who left earlier with a bloody nose, while Trevor Booker is playing through some pain after injuring a finger on his left hand. Webster has since returned to the game.
Mar 18 - 11:08 PM

Martell Webster played through his back injury on Saturday and hit 2-of-6 shots and a 3-pointer for seven points.

He could have had a decent night if Brad Beal would have missed the game with his ankle injury, but Beal played well tonight. If you grabbed Webster as a tentative pick up, drop him for Drew Gooden, who somehow had 21 points and nine rebounds tonight.
Mar 15 - 9:35 PM

Martell Webster (back) will be available for the Wizards on Saturday.

At least we know that his setback wasn't serious, but with Bradley Beal (ankle, back) also active there isn't much upside for Webster in standard fantasy leagues. He's averaging 9.8 points and 1.8 triples in 26 minutes over Washington's past five games.
Mar 15 - 6:28 PM

Martell Webster is a game-time decision on Saturday due to his ailing back.

He missed time earlier in March but was able to make it through games on Wednesday and Friday. If he does suit up he might get a bigger workload than usual since Bradley Beal (sprained ankle) is also questionable to play.
Mar 15 - 5:32 PM

Martell Webster played just 19 minutes on Friday and missed all four of his shots, but he could see some significant playing time with Bradley Beal injuring his right ankle.

Beal was carried off the court but has been listed as day-to-day pending an MRI on Saturday. Webster touched some early round value at times when Beal and others got hurt, but has been terrible ever since and may or may not be dealing with his own long-term back injury. He's worth a look but until we get a sense for Beal's injury owners looking for anything long-term are on their own here.
Mar 15 - 1:03 AM

Martell Webster logged 31 minutes off the bench on Wednesday, scoring seven points on 2-of-6 shooting with four rebounds and one 3-pointer.

Webster scored 17 points on Monday and this line isn't winning any awards obviously, but the minutes are high and a recent back injury would seem like a logical reason he fell off a cliff earlier in the year. Just keep one eye on him in case he continues to get heavy run and the numbers pick up.
Mar 12 - 10:23 PM

Martell Webster scored 17 points on 5-of-9 shooting (including four threes) with one rebound and one block in 30 minutes off the bench on Monday.

Webster's numbers have fallen off a cliff and perhaps his recent (and longtime) back injury have something to do with it. Whatever the case may be we need to see Webster do this again (and again) before we pay him any attention.
Mar 10 - 10:07 PM

Martell Webster returned from a back injury on Saturday with 15 points, one board and two 3-pointers in 25 minutes vs. the Bucks

He had some serious back issues a couple seasons ago and he's been able to avoid them for the most part in his two years with the Wizards. Webster's minutes dropped to just 24.4 per game in February due to the Wizards dropping the minutes cap on Bradley Beal, so he'll be tough to own as anything other than a 3-point specialist.
Mar 9 - 12:16 AM

Martell Webster (back) will play against the Bucks on Saturday night.

He missed two games with his back problem and it allowed Trevor Ariza to really flourish. Otto Porter Jr. also saw some playing time, but he'll move out of the rotation for the most part tonight. Webster is a low-upside player for his ability to hit triples.
Mar 8 - 7:58 PM

Martell Webster (back) was a full participant in Saturday's shootaround and he's expected to play vs. Milwaukee.

He also practiced on Friday without any setbacks, so the veteran should be ready to play 20+ minutes as a perimeter specialist off the bench. He averaged 8.1 points and 1.8 threes in February, while playing 24 minutes per game, and his value is marginal as long as Trevor Ariza and Bradley Beal are healthy.
Mar 8 - 1:40 PM

Martell Webster (back) practiced Friday and is expected to play in Saturday's game against the Bucks.

Webster has missed the last two games, leading to extra minutes for the likes of Otto Porter and Al Harrington. The Wizards figure to go 10-deep again on Saturday while playing four of their starters (Wall, Beal, Ariza, Gortat) 30+ minutes. The upside of any bench player is capped here.
Mar 7 - 1:07 PM

Martell Webster (back) will not play against the Jazz on Wednesday.

He was a game-time decision for tonight, but it would have taken a small miracle after missing shootaround this morning. Brad Beal and Trevor Ariza should get plenty of open looks against a porous Jazz defense while Otto Porter may see more playing time again.
Mar 5 - 7:06 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1John Wall
2Andre Miller
3Garrett Temple
SG1Bradley Beal
2Martell Webster
3Glen Rice Jr.
SF1Paul Pierce
2Otto Porter
PF1Nene Hilario
2Drew Gooden
3DeJuan Blair
C1Marcin Gortat
2Kris Humphries
3Kevin Seraphin
4Melvin Ely