Friday October 10th, 2014

Washington Wizards forward Kris Humphries will be out three to four weeks after undergoing surgery to repair nerve damage in his finger, said NBA.com’s John Schuhmann.

Humphries sliced his right pinkie on a rim while attempting to block a layup in the Wizards’ 85-81 win against the Bulls Monday. The laceration prompted the surgery and required eight stitches.

Washington initially ruled him out for two games. The 29-year-old will most likely miss the season opener in Miami on Oct. 29 as he recovers.

The Wizards acquired Humphries in July as part of a sign-and-trade deal with the Boston Celtics. He averaged 8.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in one season with the Celtics.

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The Wizards finished last season with a record of 44-38 before losing to the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. 

 
- Danielle Zhu

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