Report: Projected first-round pick Cameron Payne fractures finger

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Report: Projected first-round pick Cameron Payne fractures finger
Friday June 19th, 2015

Former Murray State point guard Cameron Payne fractured the ring finger of his non-shooting (right) hand during a workout with the Denver Nuggets on Monday, according to a report from DraftExpress.

Payne will sit out the next three weeks as a precaution, the report says. The fracture was determined to be "clean" and won't require surgery, according to the report.

“Cam continued to work out even after suffering the injury in Denver, and he could probably play in a meaningful game tomorrow if he needed to,” Payne's agent told DraftExpress.

Payne reportedly does not plan to conduct any more workouts or visit any more NBA teams, according to the report.

The 6'2,'' 183-pound point guard is considered a possible lottery pick in the upcoming draft. In his latest mock draft,'s Chris Mannix projects the Indiana Pacers to select Payne with the No. 11 pick.

Payne averaged 20.2 points and 6.0 assists while shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 37.7 percent from three-point range with the Racers last season.

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