Filed under: Stream Emeka Okafor injury: Wizards' C has herniated disc in neck, out indefinitely Contributors: Mike Prada and Thomas Pruitt Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Emeka Okafor injury: Wizards' C has herniated disc in neck, out indefinitely Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Emeka Okafor, the Wizards' starting center, is out indefinitely with a herniated disc in his neck. He plans on rehabbing with physical therapy and is "pretty optimistic" he will avoid surgery. 4 Total Updates Since Sep 18, 2013, 2:11pm EDT Follow this stream September 23, 2013 Who starts for Okafor? By Mike Prada With Emeka Okafor sidelined indefinitely with a neck injury, the Wizards need to find a fifth starter. Who should it be? September 19, 2013 Surviving Okafor's injury By Thomas Pruitt How will the Washington Wizards deal with the absence of Emeka Okafor? Will they need to go small more often, or can they hang in there with the pieces they have? September 18, 2013 Okafor 'optimistic' he won't need surgery By Mike Prada Emeka Okafor said that the plan is to heal his injured neck with physical therapy rather than undergoing a surgical procedure. His timetable to return to the court is still unclear. September 18, 2013 Okafor out indefinitely with neck injury By Mike Prada Today's apparently the day to announce bad injuries. Hours after announcing Chris Singleton was diagnosed with a foot injury, the Wizards announced that Emeka Okafor has a herniated disc in his neck.