Rajon Rondo (sprained finger), down for 2 weeks
Shooting guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Rajon RondoThe team announced, on Friday, that it will be out about two weeks due to a crooked right toe.
Rondo, who is averaging 5.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists this season, picked up the injury late in the final quarter of Thursday’s 106-103 loss to the Detroit Pistons. He scored 12 points and nine assists in 26 minutes.
He underwent an MRI Friday at the Cleveland Sports Clinic, which confirmed the injury.
The Cavaliers said Rondo will undergo treatment and rehabilitation before returning.
Rondo has played 14 games for the Cavaliers since being acquired in January from the Los Angeles Lakers for Denzel Valentine.
The Cavaliers are scheduled to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Nor will Cleveland have Darius Garlandwhich treats lower back pain, and Karis Levertwho will miss about a week or two due to a sprain in his right foot.
Cleveland FC had to overcome injuries all season (tournament top scorer Colin Sexton and the guard Ricky Rubio missed the year with knee injuries) and currently ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference at 35-24.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.