Raymond Felton could be out with a sprained pinkie. (Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)
New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton might sit out against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night because of a sprained pinkie that he sustained in the loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas.
Felton sprained his left pinkie in the third quarter after diving for a loose ball and colliding with Lakers point guard Steve Nash, according to Marc Berman of The New York Post. The sprained pinkie itself might not be too serious but Felton had already been dealing with a bone bruise in both bands. He admitted after the game that his shot was off in the fourth quarter, finishing with 10 points on a night when he shot 5-of-19 from the floor.
"If it’s as tough in the fourth quarter when I couldn’t shoot the ball like I wanted to do, I’m not going to try to play. We’ll see. We’ll see what happens. I can’t answer that right now.’’