The Sacramento Kings announced that center Willie Cauley-Stein will miss four to six weeks after sustaining an open dislocation of his right index finger.
The rookie was injured late in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics in Mexico City when he broke up an alley-oop attempt.
The former University of Kentucky star is averaging 4.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game for the Kings, which dropped to 7-13 after a 114-97 loss to the Celtics.
He had eight points, five rebounds, one assist and one block in Thursday’s game against Boston.
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