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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 at least a few weeks of the regular season. That could mean more playing time for rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, as well as Kyle Singler.
The Pistons are playing Miami in a preseason game Thursday night.
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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.
Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey will miss at least six weeks after getting his hand caught in a car door and breaking the tip of his right thumb.
The 27-year-old sustained the injury on Wednesday, and underwent an X-ray on Thursday, which revealed a fracture of the distal phalanx (tip of finger). On Friday, Stuckey is scheduled to undergo corrective surgery.
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...
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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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...
We’ve posted some pretty crazy injuries here on That NBA Lottery Pick and the latest NBA player to get injured in a interesting way is Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey.
Stuckey will have to have surgery on his right hand after he injured it while closing a car door.
The fine folks over at the Associated Press have the full details:
The Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey broke...
Rodney Stuckey will undergo surgery on his thumb after breaking it in a car door and is out indefinitely. Stuckey averaged 11.5 points, 3.6 assists and 2.8 rebounds a game last season.
According to the Detroit Pistons:
The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Rodney Stuckey has suffered a fracture of the distal phalanx on his right thumb and will miss tonight’s game vs. Miami...
Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey slammed his right thumb in a car door and will require surgery the Pistons announced Thursday. There's no timetable for his return yet.
Stuckey averaged 12 points and four assists last season for the Pistons shooting just 41 percent from the field. The Pistons do have some guard depth with rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and point guards Peyton Siva...
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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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.
Things are certainly more interesting in Detroit. Whether or not they’re a playoff team, remains to be seen. Cheeks reserved the right to change his mind, but said either Billups or Stuckey will get nod opening night. Says he is a "veterans coach." — Vincent Ellis (@Vincent_Ellis56) October 8, 2013
Well I guess Chauncey Billups will be the Pistons starting shooting guard.
The Associated Press is reporting that Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey will be out indefinitely after breaking his thumb. Stuckey reportedly got it stuck in the car door.
The Pistons released a statement Thursday saying that Stuckeywill have surgery Friday and that a timeline for his return will be determined...
So much for Chauncey Billups’ prediction that he’ll be the Pistons starting point guard in 2013.
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Pistons head coach Maurice Cheeks will choose between Billups or Rodney Stuckey at the shooting guard position.
Cheeks could change his mind, but he said he is a “veteran’s coach.”
Cheeks reserved the right to change his mind, but said...
Maurice Cheeks will choose between Chauncey Billups and Rodney Stuckey for the starting shooting guard spot in the Detroit Pistons' lineup.
Cheeks could change his mind, but he said he is a "veteran's coach."
The Pistons signed Billups to a free agent contract in the offseason.
Maybe because I didn’t follow the NBA preseason as closely last year as I was working exclusively on Football, but I feel like there’s been a lot more preseason injuries in only the first week of action than in year’s past. Then again, Rodney Stuckey wasn’t even on the court, and slammed his thumb in his car door and needs surgery. It’s gonna make for a hell of a hitchhiking...