Vucevic (hand) participated in some on-court work at Saturday's practice, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports. Vucevic went through an individual workout in Boston on Saturday and did not appear to be hampered by the fractured hand, though it's unclear when, exactly, he'll return to game action. Vucevic will likely need to be cleared for full-contact practice, which could come sometime in the next few weeks. Vucevic was initially given a timetable of six-to-eight weeks back on Dec. 23.
Vucevic suffered a fractured left metacarpal on his left hand during Saturday's game against the Wizards. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that Vucevic could miss 6-to-8 weeks. Vucevic sustained the injury early in the first quarter and immediately headed to the locker room to undergo X-Rays. The results revealed the fracture, which will likely cost Vucevic multiple weeks and perhaps as much as two montsh. As of now, the team has not provided a timetable, stating only that Vucevic will be "out indefinitely."
Vucevic departed Saturday's game against the Wizards with an apparent left hand or wrist injury, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports. Vucevic exited with just under seven minutes to play in the first quarter and headed to the Magic's locker room, where he's set to undergo an X-Ray. Consider the big man questionable to return until further notice.
Vucevic scored 24 points (10-20 FG, 4-6 3Pt) while adding 14 rebounds, seven assists, two blocks and a steal in 36 minutes during Sunday's 114-110 loss to the Pistons. He continues to post very impressive numbers, reeling off six straight double-doubles and averaging 23.0 points, 14.3 boards, 4.5 assists, 2.3 blocks, 2.2 three-pointers and 1.7 steals over that stretch. Vucevic's emergence as a fantasy asset who can contribute in basically every category is one of the most surprising developments of the season so far, and given Orlando's injury-depleted roster, it's hard to imagine the veteran center's production dropping significantly n any time soon.
Vucevic totaled 26 points (12-20 FG, 2-5 3Pt), 14 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block across 35 minutes during a 95-88 loss to the Trail Blazers on Friday. Vucevic went for his fifth consecutive double-double in the loss. He's been on a good scoring role, with at least 20 points in five of his last seven outings. Over his last five games, Vucevic has really taken advantage of some of the team's injuries, as he's averaging 22.8 points on 55.4 percent shooting, 14.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.4 blocks and 1.8 steals per game in that span.
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