Thursday November 6th, 2014

Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova has been diagnosed with a sprained MCL and could be out up to six weeks, according to Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group

Haynes reports that Dellavedova sustained a Grade II MCL sprain during Tuesday's game against the Trail Blazers.

Knicks' J.R. Smith suspended one game for hitting Glen Rice Jr. in groin​

Dellavedova, Cleveland's backup point guard, is averaging 2.7 points and 2.3 assists in 19.7 minutes per game this season. As a rookie last season, he averaged 4.7 points and 2.6 assists in 17.7 minutes per game.

The injury leaves Will Cherry, a rookie from the University of Montana, as the backup to Kyrie Irving

- Dan Gartland

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