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Kings’ Cauley-Stein Suffers Open Dislocation to Finger

Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein exited last Thursday night’s Kings’ game late in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics in Mexico City due to a hand or finger injury.

Cauley-Stein was originally thought to have suffered a simple laceration to his hand. However, surgeons with similar expertise to hand surgeons Dr. Mark E. Pruzansky and Dr. Jason S. Pruzansky later determined that Cauley-Stein had sustained an open finger dislocation of his right index finger.

An open dislocation is a joint dislocation complicated by a wound extending from the skin down to the joint and requires emergent treatment.

The Kings expect Cauley-Stein to be off the court for four to six weeks.

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