Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell underwent right hand surgery and is expected to be out at least 10-12 weeks, the team announced. The surgery was done to repair a torn scapholunate ligament in his right wrist.
McConnell played three minutes in a Dec. 1 loss against the Atlanta Hawks before exiting with the wrist injury.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the surgery.
Injury Update: T.J. McConnell underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist this morning.
He will remain in a cast for 10-12 weeks before the medical team assesses his status and estimates a time for his return.https://t.co/2n4NidjWOs
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) December 7, 2021
McConnell, 29, inked a four-year deal to remain with the Pacers this past summer. The seventh-year guard is averaging 8.4 points, 4.8 assists and 1.0 steal through 24 games this season.
The Pacers are 10-16 and 13th in the Eastern Conference.