Guard Spencer Dinwiddie has torn ligaments in his thumb and will likely be out for Friday’s matchup in opposition to the Knicks, the crew introduced.
UPDATE: Spencer Dinwiddie will miss tonight’s sport on account of torn ligaments in his proper thumb. The crew is consulting with medical doctors to find out one of the best plan of action going ahead. Additional updates will likely be offered as out there.
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) January 25, 2019
Head coach Kenny Atkinson instructed reporters through The Athletic, Dinwiddie will want surgical procedure sooner or later, however he didn’t say if that might be within the rapid future.
Nets coach Kenny Atkinson stated Spencer Dinwiddie will want surgical procedure sooner or later. Medical doctors, Dinwiddie and his household will determined that. Atkinson added he thinks the torn ligaments in Dinwiddie’s proper thumb occurred two months in the past and progressively received worse, however he wasn’t positive.
— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) January 25, 2019
Brooklyn has given no timetable for Dinwiddie’s return.
The 25-year-old is in competition for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the 12 months as he’s placing up 17.2 factors per sport on the season.
He signed a three-year extension with the crew in December.
The Nets are 26-23 and sit in sixth place within the Jap Convention.