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On Tuesday, the Memphis Grizzlies announced that Dillon Brooks will have more treatment done on his fractured hand and be evaluated again in 2-3 weeks. 

The announcement from Grizzlies P.R. can be seen in a Tweet that is embedded below. 

This is tough news for the Grizzlies, because Brooks is a big part of what they are able to do on the defensive and offensive ends of the floor. 

Last season, the Grizzlies made the NBA Playoffs in the challenging Western Conference, and while they lost in the first round to the Utah Jazz, they are a young team who is only going to keep getting better. 

Not to mention, they also beat Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors to get into the postseason. 

Brooks is only 25 years old, and averaged 17.2 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.2 steals per game last season. 

The 17.2 points per game was a career-high in his fourth NBA season. 

Ja Morant is the face of the franchise for the Grizzlies, and he's only 22 years old, and Jaren Jackson Jr. just turned 22. 

This is one of the best young cores in all of basketball, and if he ends up missing more than a handful of games it could start the season off on a bad note for the Grizzlies. 

There is not a lot of room in the Western Conference for mistakes. 

Nearly every team has a chance to make the postseason. 

The status of Brooks will be something to keep an eye out on as the season kicks off next week.