Larry Nance Jr. To Miss 2-4 Weeks With MCL Sprain

Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. is expected to miss two to four weeks with a sprained right MCL, the team announced today.

Nance Jr. underwent an MRI and additional evaluation on Thursday which revealed the injury’s severity. He sat out of the team’s contest against the Pelicans on Wednesday with knee pain, originally injuring himself on Tuesday against Indiana.

Nance Jr., 26, signed a four-year, $44.8MM extension with the Cavs in October. He’s averaging 8.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per contest in 39 games this season, shooting 53% from the floor. Cleveland currently holds the worst record in the NBA at 8-34.

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One thought on “Larry Nance Jr. To Miss 2-4 Weeks With MCL Sprain

  1. x%sure

    And that was a 2-to-4-weeks-that-feels-like-forever look on his face when he limped off vs Indy, so the original evaluation was correct.

    Enjoyed the link to Larry Nance Sr. not Jr.
    Fun fact, he made the allstar team every 4 years. Junior could do that too but he’s a little late with the 3pt shooting development.

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