Cavaliers' James could sit out rest of preseason

CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers coach David Blatt says LeBron James might not play for the remainder of Cleveland's exhibition season.

James sat out his second straight game Thursday against Indiana after not playing Tuesday against Atlanta. The four-time MVP is healthy, but the Cavaliers want to limit his minutes in the preseason. James has played in two of the five preseason games.

Cleveland finishes the preseason Sunday in Toronto and at home Monday against Dallas. The Cavaliers open the season on Oct. 27 at Chicago.

Blatt says: ''I certainly don't expect him to play both games and I don't know if he'll even play one. We'll see.''

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