Pistons’ point guard Rodney Stuckey is out indefinitely after breaking his thumb in his car door. Stuckey averaged 11.5 points, 3.6 assists and 2.8 rebounds a game last season.
According to the Detroit Pistons:
The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Rodney Stuckey has suffered a fracture of the distal phalanx on his right thumb and will miss tonight’s game vs. Miami. The injury occurred on Wednesday afternoon as a result of the thumb becoming caught inside the door jamb of Stuckey’s vehicle while the door was closing.
Pistons medical staff confirmed the injury this morning following an x-ray. He is scheduled to have surgery on Friday, October 11 and a timeline for his return will be determined following that procedure.