Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Davies out 4 to 6 week with broken finger

NEW YORK – 76ers reserve forward Brandon Davies will be out 4 to 6 weeks after having surgery Tuesday on his fractured right pinky finger. The injury was originally believed to be a dislocation.

Davies out 4 to 6 week with broken finger

Sixers forward Brandon Davies. (Laurence Kesterson/AP)
Sixers forward Brandon Davies. (Laurence Kesterson/AP)

NEW YORK – 76ers reserve forward Brandon Davies will be out 4 to 6 weeks after having surgery Tuesday on his fractured right pinky finger. The injury was originally believed to be a dislocation.

The 6-foot-10, 240-pound rookie suffered the injury while chasing a loose ball late in Saturday’s 103-78 setback at the Chicago Bulls.

Davies, who went undrafted out of Brigham Young, averages 2.5 points, 2.0 rebounds  and 11.6 minutes  this season.  His scored a career-high 11 points on Jan. 7 at the Cleveland Cavaliers.

- Keith Pompey

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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