Clippers’ C.J. Wilcox suffers broken hand, to have surgery
C.J. Wilcox has played just 268 NBA minutes across two NBA seasons — not because Doc Rivers doesn’t like him, but a combination of injuries (shoulder right after his draft) and the Clippers having some guards that soak up a lot of minutes just didn’t let him get on the court.
This isn’t going to help. From Dan Woike of the Orange County Register:
CJ Wilcox has a right hand fracture - will undergo surgery on Friday— Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) July 6, 2016
This will limit him in the summer; it is not known yet if he will be ready by the start of training camp.
Wilcox is entering his third NBA season and needs to show what he can do — he shot 39.1 percent from three last season but just 39.5 percent from two — if he is going to stick in the league long term. He has looked pretty good in the D-League, but he needs to prove he can do that at the next level this season.