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Delonte West has wrist surgery Tuesday morning

Delonte West

Delonte West went under the knife Tuesday morning so doctors could surgically repair his broken wrist, according to ESPN Boston.

Afterwards we should have a better recovery timeline for West. Last time he broke this wrist, with the Cavaliers two seasons ago, he missed a little more than two months. Doc Rivers has said he just wants him back for the playoffs. Pretty wide range there.

In the short term, less West means more Rajon Rondo and more Nate Robinson. More Robinson can be amazing some games, not so good other nights. But Rivers has options there some of Robinson’s previous coaches did not.