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It looks as though Detroit Pistons Guard Rodney Stuckey may have to head to the bench for the forseeable future after breaking his thumb in a car door. Stuckey is set for surgery today, but no timetable will be available until after the procedure has gone through, and the Pistons coaching set-up will surely be […]
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AUBURN HILLS -- At least Rodney Stuckey wasn't trying to save a pizza.
The Pistons guard will have surgery Friday after getting his right thumb caught in his car door Wednesday afternoon. Stuckey broke the bone at the tip of his thumb, and will be sidelined indefinitely.
Stuckey was battling Chauncey Billups for the starting shooting-guard spot, but now he will probably miss...
The NBA season hasn’t even begun and the Detroit Pistons already have injury problems.
Rodney Stuckey is out for an undetermined amount of time after breaking his right thumb in a car door.
The Pistons announced that Stuckey’s injury occurred Wednesday afternoon and that he is scheduled to have surgery on Friday.
A timetable for his return has yet to be determined.
On Friday, the Detroit Pistons announced that guard Rodney Stuckey’s surgery to repair a fracture in his right thumb was a a success. He will wear a splint on the thumb and re-examined after two weeks.
The Sports Xchange reported through Yahoo! Sports that the injury was non-basketball related. Stuckey’s thumb was caught in the door jam when the door closed, which caused...
Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture of the distal phalanx on his right thumb today. The procedure was performed by Dr. Brian Najerian at DMC Surgical Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He should be out for a couple weeks, maybe even a few weeks as he’ll wear a splint on the thumb for two weeks.
The Pistons also said that Rodney Stuckey...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey has broken a bone in his right thumb after catching it in a car door.
The Pistons said Thursday that Stuckey, injured Wednesday, will have surgery Friday and that a timeline for his return will be determined after the procedure. Stuckey averaged 11.5 points in 76 games last season.
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All Cheeks cares about is that Drummond is one of his best players.
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It was literally the only time Bynum took a breather in an exhibition game he played against the two-time champions no less. One where he played 46 minutes...
Rodney Stuckey has suffered a broken thumb.
Stuckey is expected to be out at least six weeks.
Stuckey suffered the injury when his thumb was caught in the door jamb of his car.
Surgery is set for Stuckey on Friday.
As the Oct. 30 opener against the Washington Wizards inches closer Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks is revealing more of his thoughts about the playing rotation.
After Wednesday’s practice he was asked if he could play five guards as part of the rotation and he was pretty definitive.
“You can’t” Cheeks said. “How can you do it? I don’t think you can do it. It wouldn’t...
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Andray Blatche led...
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Andre Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images
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