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Andray Blatche And Ronny Turiaf Injury Update: Both Expected Back After All-Star Break

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ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 28:  Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks is defended by Andray Blatche #7 and Ronny Turiaf #21 of the Washington Wizards at Philips Arena on December 28, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 28: Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks is defended by Andray Blatche #7 and Ronny Turiaf #21 of the Washington Wizards at Philips Arena on December 28, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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(SB Nation DC, Tim Blank) According to a report published by Washington Post Wizards insider Michael Lee, both Andray Blatche and Ronny Turiaf will be expected back after the all-star break.

Blatche has been recovering from a torn left calf muscle and has missed the last 12 games where the Wizards have gone 3-9. Trevor Booker has played well the last 12 games in replacement of Blatche grabbing at least seven rebounds in eight of the twelve games.

Turiaf was acquired by the Wizards at the start of training camp in a three team deal, but he has missed the last 29 games after breaking a bone in his left hand in the team's third game against the Boston Celtics. It was the same hand he injured in the offseason while participating for team France in the European Olympic qualifying tournament.