Iverson injured thumb in loss to Puerto Rico
ATHENS, Greece -- Allen Iverson has a broken right thumb but was in the starting lineup anyway Tuesday night, hoping the U.S. Olympic basketball team can bounce back from an embarrassing loss to Puerto Rico in its opener.
Iverson originally injured the thumb on his shooting hand during the team's 92-73 defeat Sunday, then aggravated it during practice Monday.
X-rays on Tuesday revealed a non-displaced fracture, USA Basketball spokesman Craig Miller said.
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