Clippers guard Austin Rivers has left hand fracture

Sunday February 7th, 2016

Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a fractured left hand during a 108–102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, the team announced Sunday.

Rivers will have his hand reexamined on Monday and then a timetable can be set for his return.

The injury was diagnosed after Rivers underwent an MRI on Saturday.

According to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times, Rivers is expected to be out four to six weeks. 

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He is averaging 8.1 points and 1.8 rebounds in 21.6 minutes a night this season. 

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