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Dez Bryant facing over a month out after Dallas Cowboys injury - NFL/NBA round-up

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Bryant injury

The Dallas Cowboys might be facing a spell without star wide receiver Dez Bryant, with the 26-year-old having broken a bone in his foot during the fourth quarter of the franchise’s win over the New York Giants.

After the clash, which the Cowboys won 27-26, Jason Garrett confirmed that Bryant had broken a bone and looked likely to undergo surgery.

Such fortunes could rule him out for between four-six weeks, which may prove costly given how important Bryant is for his team.

Nevertheless the player himself remains in good spirits, having tweeted that he would be back soon.

Pierre-Paul meeting

In other news, the Giants have met with defensive end Jean Pierre-Paul, but the injuries to his hand following a July 4 fireworks accident are worse than first feared.

ESPN’s Dan Graziano relayed how one source had said that he is missing a portion of one of his other fingers, on top of the injuries he already had that included a missing right index finger, a fractured thumb and skin grafts.

Moses Malone passes

Meanwhile in the NBA, the league is reacting to the news of Hall of Famer Moses Malone’s passing.

The NBA legend, who played for a host of franchises during his career, including the Houston Rockets and the Philadelphia 76ers, was found dead on Sunday in Norfolk, Virginia, though no foul play is suspected.

The likes of Kobe Bryant, Wilson Chandler and Allen Iverson took to Twitter to express their regret.

Anthony on Instagram

In lighter news, Carmelo Anthony has responded comically to a fan question on Instagram that asked whether or not he was still an elite player.

The New York Knicks superstar added his thoughts to an Instagram thread that posted the above query, saying: “That may be the dumbest question ever asked.”

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