Wizards Guard/Forward Josh Howard to Miss Remainder of the Season With Torn Left ACL

Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that guard/forward Josh Howard has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the 2009-10 season. Howard suffered the injury in last night's game vs. Chicago at the 4:23 mark of the first quarter. In four games (three starts) for Washington this season, Howard averaged 14.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. No timetable has been announced for Howard's recovery.