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Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt said Kevin Love will play Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks.​

By SI Wire
December 17, 2014

Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt told reporters Kevin Love will play Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks.

The 6-foot-10 forward did not participate in shootaround and was reportedly dealing with flu-like symptoms.

Over 23 games this season, Love has averaged 17.8 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He has yet to miss a game this season.

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The Cavaliers acquired Love this offseason in the trade that sent 2014 No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Wednesday night's game is the second in a five-game home stand for the Cavs, which also includes upcoming matchups with the Brooklyn Nets, Memphis Grizzlies and Timberwolves.

Cleveland is currently 14-9 and in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

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