Is my finger sprained?

I was playing netball today and I hurt my ring finger while i tried to catch a ball. Even after i hurt it i kept playing for until we were done with the PE lesson, however it had really started swelling up and by the time i had changed and gotten ice, my finger had become massive. Now I can't straighten my... show more I was playing netball today and I hurt my ring finger while i tried to catch a ball. Even after i hurt it i kept playing for until we were done with the PE lesson, however it had really started swelling up and by the time i had changed and gotten ice, my finger had become massive. Now I can't straighten my finger at all without it hurting, but i can bend it slightly more than it is "naturally" before it starts hurting. In the bend of the finger it has turned a bit dark purple. I put a splint on the finger to keep it still. So is my finger sprained or is it something more serious? I have sprained my little finger once before, however I don't recall it hurting very much.
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