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Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters will miss the rest of Cleveland's game against Indiana with a sore left knee.
Waiters scored four points in the first quarter, but didn't play in the second. The Cavaliers announced in the third quarter that he would be held out the rest of the game as a precaution and will be re-evaluated on Tuesday.
Waiters, the No. 4 pick in the draft, is Cleveland's second-leading scorer, averaging 14.7 points.
Waiters was given the Eastern Conference rookie of the month award for February before the game.
The Cavaliers played their fourth straight game without All-Star guard Kyrie Irving, who is expected to miss at least three more weeks with a sprained left shoulder.
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Cleveland Cavaliers rookie shooting guard Dion Waiters will miss at least the next week with an injury to his left knee.
Waiters was examined earlier on Tuesday and was determined — via MRI – to have small, loose cartilage fragement. He will undergo a period of tests and treatment while being subject to additional observations and examination. Following one week’s time, he...
Already without Kyrie Irving, the Cavs will now lose Dion Waiters for at least one week with loose cartilage in his knee. The team has not ruled out arthroscopic surgery, but after the week, he will be re-evaluated.
According to The Plain Dealer:
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