Bouknight recently had surgery on a broken pinky finger and will miss summer league

Rod Boone of the Charlotte Observer reported some disappointing news Tuesday evening

he confirmed James Bouknight will miss the 2022 NBA Summer League. 

Bouknight has reportedly had surgery to repair a tendon on his right pinky finger

an injury he must have picked up during off-season training.

There are no reports at this stage to suggest Bouknight will be missing for any of training camp

 but ligament injuries can have longer recovery times than broken bones.