Anthony Bennett has averaged only 12.7 MPG for the Cavaliers this season. (Rocky Widner/National Basketball/Getty Images)
Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Anthony Bennett will miss at least 3 weeks with a strained left knee, according to the Associated Press' Tom Withers.
Bennett saw limited action in the Cavs game on Saturday in the team's 107-97 home loss against the Knicks and had an MRI to confirm the diagnosis on Sunday.
Bennett has disappointed in his first season after being selected No. 1 overall by Cleveland in the 2013 NBA Draft, averaging 4.1 points and 2.9 rebounds-per-game. He failed to post a double-digit point total in a game until his 33rd game of the season.
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The Cavaliers plan to proceed with caution regarding the knee, according to Withers, and it is possible that Bennett may not play in another game this season.