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Already missing an All-Star and their best big man, the Cleveland Cavaliers have lost another key player to injury.
Rookie guard Dion Waiters will miss at least one week with a sore left knee and may need surgery, another blow to the young Cavs who are already without Kyrie Irving and Anderson Varejao and will have to face the history-chasing Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The Heat have won 23 straight games, the second-longest streak in NBA history.
Waiters, who has been slowed by the knee for several games, left Monday's game against Indiana in the first half and did not return. He underwent an MRI on Tuesday which revealed loose cartilage in his left knee. The Cavs said Waiters will rest and have treatment over the next week, and it's possible the No. 4 overall pick in last year's draft may need an arthroscopic procedure.
It's another setback to the banged-up Cavs, who may not have Irving back this season. He recently sprained his left shoulder and will be out ...
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In the wake of losing shooting guard Dion Waiters to a knee injury, the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed veteran guard Chris Quinn for the remainder of the NBA season.
The signing of Quinn marks the 28th Gatorade Call-Up (via NBDL) of the 2012-13 season. Per league and team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Quinn will wear No. 20 for the Cavaliers and be active for...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- 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...
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:
Dion Waiters will miss at least a week after an MRI on Tuesday revealed loose cartilage in his sore left knee, the Cavaliers announced...
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Gerald Green scored 20 points and Tyler Hansbrough, starting in place of the injured David West, had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 111-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
West missed the game with a sprained lower back sustained Saturday against Philadelphia, but the Pacers dominated without their second-leading...
The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Wednesday that they’ve signed 29-year-old point guard, Chris Quinn, for the remainder of the season. The sixth-year player will wear No. 20 for the Cavs and will be active for tonight’s game against the Miami Heat.
According to Cavaliers:
The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard Chris Quinn from the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League...
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