Nets rookie Markel Brown out 4-6 weeks with fractured hand

Updated: August 11, 2014

The Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown, who was selected with the 44th pick on this years NBA Draft, has been diagnosed with a fracture in his right hand and will be out 4-6 weeks.

The Nets announced the news on Monday:

Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand, General Manager Billy King announced today.

Brown, who was injured while working out in Las Vegas earlier today, had his hand placed in a cast and will be held out of basketball activities for a period of 4-6 weeks.

The 6’3” guard played in 134 games, averaging 12.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.00 steals in 30.5 minutes per game. He became the only player in Oklahoma State history to record 300 assists, 100 steals and 100 blocked shots in his career and his 969 career points in Big 12 games are an Oklahoma State record.

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