Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 11/13/14
The Cleveland Cavaliers called their annual Wine & Gold Scrimmage during the third quarter today due to a slick floor at the Baldwin-Wallace University gymnasium. The slick floor was reportedly due to a humidity issue. Head coach Mike Brown canceled the rest of the scrimmage after Tyler Zeller slipped and fell following a free throw, injuring himself when Anderson Varejao also landed on top of him. Zeller is listed as day-to-day with a strained left hip. He remains hopeful to play in the team’s preseason opener on Tuesday. For the first time , the Cavs did not open their Wine & Gold Scrimmage to the public. Instead, it was hosted at Baldwin-Wallace and was only open to military members and their families. The game ended with a 45-36 victory for Wine. Play stopped with 6:10 left in the third quarter of the 10-minute four-quarter contest. Wine’s Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 17 points and Gold’s Zeller finished with 13. The Cavs will have a day off Sunday before resuming practice on Monday. Cavs.com has videos and photos from this afternoon’s event. [Related: CJ the Great, Masfresco the Mentor]
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