Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. likely fractured his right hand late in his team’s 88-80 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers during summer league play Thursday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Lakers announced in a statement that X-rays had been taken on Nance following the game.
Nance will return to Los Angeles to be examined by a hand specialist Friday, when an update on his condition, along with an estimate for how long he’ll be sidelined, will be issued, the Lakers’ statement continued.
Source: Baxter Holmes of ESPN
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN