Basketball: Hachimura out 3 weeks due to eye infection

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura will miss roughly the first three weeks of his second NBA season with an eye infection often referred to as pink eye, the team announced Monday. The 22-year-old from Japan, who averaged 13.5 points and 6.1 rebounds and was named to the All-Rookie second team last season, was diagnosed with bi-lateral epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, or EKC, on Dec. 16, according to the press release. “He has a severe case of pink eye…blurred vision, sensitive to light. He’s getting better,” coach Scott Brooks said. Hachimura only played in the first preseason game again…

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