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Dez Wells will miss NBA Summer League with Wizards because of thumb injury

Dez Wells will miss NBA Summer League with Wizards because of thumb injury

The agent for Dez Wells said Sunday that the former Maryland star suffered a dislocated right thumb at a summer league team practice with the Washington Wizards last week, calling the injury a “minor setback” and adding that the 6-foot-5 guard should be able to resume workouts in August. The injury, though not considered serious, does cloud Wells’ immediate future both with the Wizards and other potential NBA employers. Agent Lance Young said that Wells, who went undrafted after being a first-team all-Big Ten selection by the coaches as a senior in College Park, is “not sure” whether he will be invited to training camp with the Wizards or another NBA team....

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