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76ers’ Markelle Fultz Out of Action Until Shoulder Examined

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Philadelphia 76ers point guard Markelle Fultz will be out of game action and also out of practice until he is examined by a shoulder specialist early next week, according to The Athletic’s David Aldridge.

According to the report, Fultz, 20, will make this move at the direction of his attorney, Raymond Brothers, who advised that he to see the specialist in New York, following the team’s road game against the Brooklyn Nets.

Fultz has been struggling with his shot since his rookie season, and this year his form at the free throw line looks to be at an all time low.

 

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Nets’ Caris LeVert Out Following Surgery

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The Brooklyn Nets will be without swingman Caris LaVert for the next several weeks following surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

LaVery suffered the injury during Sunday night’s loss to the Phoenix Suns and then underwent an X-ray exam, followed by an MRI.

LaVert has averaged 16.8 points per game this season for the Nets.

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Wizards’ Isaiah Thomas Wants to Find Permanent Home

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Washington Wizards’ guard Isaiah Thomas is looking to find a permanent home as he gets his career back on track.

Thomas is currently on a one-year minimum contract with the Wizards, and while he didn’t rule out a long-term deal with Washington, he did state his goal is on this long-term future.

“I want to be somewhere I can be three or four years,” Thomas said, according to Fred Katz of The Athletic.

“I was in Sacramento for three years. I was in Boston for three years. Even though that’s not a long time, I was comfortable there. My family was able to build relationships with people around the organization, people around the city. It just made things easier. So, what I am looking for — obviously, I want to get paid the most I possibly can, because I feel like I deserve that, but I also want to be able to be somewhere for a while.”

Thomas is averaging 13.2 points and 6.2 assists per game for the Wizards this season.

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Celtics’ Gordon Hayward Undergoes Surgery

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Boston Celtics’ forward Gordon Hayward underwent surgery on his left hand is expected to miss approximately six weeks, the team announced this week.

Hayward suffered the injury during Saturday’s victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

Hayward, 29, had been showing signs of a return to form of late, so the injury comes at a bad time.

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