STATUS UPDATE: @kevinlove underwent profitable surgical procedure immediately to deal with continued left foot signs.
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) November 2, 2018
“He’ll now endure an prolonged interval of remedy and rehabilitation, with the timeline for his return to basketball exercise up to date in roughly six weeks,” the workforce stated in a launch.
Earlier within the week, ESPN reported that the Cavs had been making ready for the likelihood that their star ahead might miss greater than a month due to the toe harm.
Particulars of how Love injured his foot haven’t been revealed, although experiences recommended he had a “noticeable limp” within the locker room after the workforce’s loss Wednesday to the Nets.
Love, 30, signed a four-year contract extension value $120 million this offseason. He was averaging 19 factors and 13.5 rebounds per sport earlier than getting harm.
Information of Love’s harm comes after the Cavs fired coach Tyronn Lue on Sunday following an 0-6 begin to the season with out departed LeBron James.
The last-place Cavs (1-7) play the Hornets on Saturday in Charlotte for his or her subsequent sport.