Thunder's Adams sidelined with broken finger

Oklahoma City, OK ( - Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams is expected to be sidelined for at least the next three weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken finger.

The Thunder said Adams had a fracture in the fourth metacarpal of his right hand repaired Monday morning. He will be evaluated again in three weeks.

Adams is averaging 7.0 points and 7.4 rebounds in 50 games, all starts, this season. He had been selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend in New York.