Don't miss

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Wizards Injury Update: Kris Humphries out for 3-4 weeks after having surgery


By on 10/12/2014 06:00:00 AM

The Washington Wizards enter today's game against the Detroit Pistons having won two of their first three preseason games. The Wizards look to improve this season upon last season's offense which scored a pedestrian 100.7 points per game. The team will go through the preseason without the services of center Kris Humphries, who is out 3-4 weeks following surgery.

 ShashiBellamkonda from Potomac via Wikimedia Commons
As reported by the Associated Press through ESPN.com, Humphries has surgery for nerve damage in his right pinky finger, which will keep him from basketball activities for about three to four weeks. Humphries was obtained in July in a trade with the Celtics to provide depth in the front court. With Humphries out, expect Kevin Seraphin to see increased playing time.

Humphries, in his 11th NBA season, averaged 8.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in 64 games with the Celtics last season. The veteran power forwards has played for the Jazz, Raptors, Mavericks, Nets and Celtics and has career averages of 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.



 
Like what you're reading? Subscribe to our email list for daily injury updates!



For more commentary and analysis, visit our friends at Last Word on Sports!

0 comments:

Post a Comment

 
73eccce7a3ad1b23db7f38e1b8fed842050545899fe4d7b648

621dcbec1b2d3274560a101af3a95ae769e316e0