Posted December 01, 2013

Clippers’ J.J. Redick out 6-8 weeks with fractured right hand

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J.J. Redick will miss 6-8 week with an injury to his shooting hand.

J.J. Reddick is averaging 28.2 minutes per game for the Clippers this season. (Noah Graham/ National Basketball)

Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick will miss 6-8 weeks after fracturing his hand, according to Matt Moore of CBSSports.com.

Redick injured his hand in the 2nd quarter of the Clippers’ 104-98 overtime win against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night, while trying to break his fall after a midair collision with DeMarcus Cousins. The team later announced that Redick had a fracture in his shooting hand and a torn UCL in his right elbow.

Redick is shooting 35.9% behind the arc and averaging 15.8 points-per-game in his first season since joining the Clippers as part of a sign and trade deal. He will be replaced by Willie Green in the starting lineup.

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