“Dez is going to have, more than likely, bone taken off his hip and put into that index finger joint,” Jones said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “It is a fracture, but it’s not a ligament [injury]. Make no mistake, he has a serious injury. He certainly is playing with some risks, but he was inspirational out there to everybody involved in this organization.”
Bryant expressed some surprise at Jones’ suggestion that the bone tissue would be taken from his hip as opposed to a frozen bone provided by a donor before emphatically saying that his hip wouldn’t be touched.
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