Saturday , Nov , 18 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Wizards’ Hayes carted off court with back injury

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – Washington Wizards guard Jarvis Hayes
suffered a back injury that required him to be carted off of the court on a
stretcher late in the fourth quarter of Washington’s 111-99 win over the
Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday night.

Hayes landed hard on his lower back underneath the basket after attempting to
block a lay-up from behind. A long stoppage of play followed in which Hayes
was immobilized on a backboard and carted off on a stretcher.

The fourth-year guard is averaging 6.5 points and 2.1 rebounds per game this