Kevin Love out for 6 – 8 weeks due to Broken Hand
Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love would apparently miss out on considerable period of time after sustaining a broken hand in the course of Tuesday’s game versus the Detroit Pistons, as pointed out by Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press.
Based Upon Brian Windhorst from ESPN.com, the forward is assumed to miss six to eight weeks. Love basically participated in five minutes prior to being actually required to be sent to the locker room. He came into the game averaging 18.2 points and 9.6 rebounds per match and had appeared in almost every one of the matches, except one contest this season.
Whilst Love’s teammates supposedly called him out last Monday for departing the game early and missing out on a practice, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com, the Cavaliers will ought to play without him for an prolonged period.
Tristan Thompson will get more playing time at center shortly after a poor beginning to the year, with Channing Frye also earning extra minutes in a thin frontcourt.
Love was headed to his fifth All-Star game, featuring his second straight with the Cavaliers, although he will apparently now need to be replaced. Oddly enough, he was also the third player on Team LeBron to go down with an injury ever since the rosters were revealed, following DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall.
Ben Simmons and Kemba Walker might be the next men around to represent the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game.