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Sam Dekker breaks hand, likely out a month

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Sam Dekker breaks hand, likely out a month

Sam Dekker suffers a broken hand on this play late in the fourth quarter in Phoenix.

Sam Dekker broken hand

The Rockets got some bad news Sunday night.

Sam Dekker suffered a broken hand in the game against the Phoenix Suns and is expected to be out three to four weeks. The playoffs start in two weeks.

The play happened with 5:20 left in the fourth quarter when Dekker collided with Jared Dudley while going for a loose ball. Dekker said he knew right away as his left wrist got pinned up in the collision. The play can be seen below:

This is a blow to the Rockets for sure as their depth has been a big key to their success. Troy Williams, who had a career night in his first action as a Rocket, could see some significant time as a result.

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