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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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About this blog

Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

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.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

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