Nance injures right knee, won't return vs Pacers

The Cavs' injury issues continue

James Rapien
January 08, 2019 - 8:09 pm
Jan 8, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) walks off the court after suffering an apparent injury in the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Spor

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Cleveland, OH (92.3 The Fan) – Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a right knee injury in the first quarter of Tuesday's game against the Indiana Pacers and will not return. 

Nance banged knees with Pacers for Thaddeus Young midway through the first quarter. He made one-of-two free throws before limping off the court. In the second quarter the team announced he wouldn't return. 

The Cavaliers have dealt with injury issues all season long. Nance is averaging 9.1 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.2 assist per game this season.