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Evan Turner Sustains Hand Fracture

Portland guard expected to be out 5-6 weeks

Further medical evaluation confirms that Portland guard Evan Turner sustained a fracture of the third metacarpal in his right hand.  

He is expected to be sidelined for 5-6 weeks. The injury will not require surgery.

Turner injured the hand during the third quarter of Portland’s 114-113 win at Dallas on Tuesday.

In 50 games (10 starts) this season, Turner, 28, is posting averages of 9.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists. 


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