Brendan Maloy
Monday December 2nd, 2013

Paul Pierce is averaging 4.9 rebounds a game for the Nets this season. (Maddie Meyer/ Getty Images) Paul Pierce is averaging 4.9 rebounds a game for the Nets this season. (Maddie Meyer/ Getty Images)

Paul Pierce will be out two to four weeks with a fracture in the middle finger of his shooting hand.

The Brooklyn Nets announced the injury, which occurred in the first half of the teams 114-95 loss to the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Pierce did not play in the team's game against the Memphis Grizzlies the following night.

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