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Pistons’ Khyri Thomas undergoes foot surgery, to be re-evaluated in six weeks

Detroit Pistons Media Day

AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 30: Khyri Thomas #13 of the Detroit Pistons poses for a portrait during the Detroit Pistons Media Day at Pistons Practice Facility on September 30, 2019 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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The fact that Khyri Thomas has not been able to get on the court on a team where Reggie Jackson and Derrick Rose have been injured is not a good sign.

This, however, is worse: Thomas had surgery on his right foot, for what sounds like a Jones Fracture.

He likely is out longer than six weeks, this part of the foot — the bone between the ankle and little toe on the foot — does not get great blood flow and can be slow to heal properly.

Thomas is a second-round pick out of Creighton who bounced between the G-League and the Pistons last season. He showed out well at Summer League, including a 26-point game against a team from Croatia, but that has not translated to minutes with the big club yet. Hopefully, he will get healthy enough later this season to get back on the court and prove himself.