DeAndre Jordan's dislocated finger to be re-evaluated in week

DeAndre Jordan's dislocated finger to be re-evaluated in week

Nets center DeAndre Jordan suffered a dislocated middle finger earlier this week, but the injury will not require surgery, according to ESPN’s Malika Andrews. Instead, the veteran big man will be reevaluated in one week.

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In Jordan’s absence, Brooklyn will need to rely heavily on the young tandem of Jarrett Allen and Nicolas Claxton. The Nets will face the Bucks, Sixers and Lakers in their next three contests ,so the absence of Jordan will sting.

In the first year of a $40M, four-year deal he signed with Brooklyn, the veteran has been a stabilizing influence. Primarily a backup for the Nets, Jordan has served as a mentor while averaging 8.0 points and 9.7 rebounds in 21 minutes per contest.

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