Nance will miss 2-4 weeks with sprained MCL

The injuries continue to pile up for the Cavaliers

James Rapien
January 10, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Dec 26, 2018; Memphis, TN, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) handles the ball against Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green (0) during the first half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

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Cleveland, OH (92.3 The Fan) – Larry Nance Jr. will miss 2-4 weeks with a sprained MCL in his right knee according to the Cavaliers. Nance was injured in Tuesday's 123-115 loss to the Indiana Pacers. 

He collided with Thaddeus Young midway through the first quarter and never returned. Nance traveled with the team Wednesday to New Orleans, but obviously didn't play. 

The 26 year old is averaging 8.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists this season. The Cavaliers have lost 11-straight games. They've been plagued by injuries all season. Kevin Love is still out. Tristan Thompson, Rodney Hood, David Nwaba and others have all missed significant time this year. 

The Cavs travel to Houston to play the Rockets on Friday night.