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Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr. (finger) out 4-6 weeks

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Jan 31, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) controls the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) in the third quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: David Berding-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 31, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) controls the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) in the third quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks with a fractured finger on his left hand, ESPN reported on Sunday morning.

Nance, 28, is expected to undergo surgery after sustaining the injury in Cleveland’s 124-99 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. He had just returned to action after missing three games with a sprained right wrist.

Nance has averaged 9.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and an NBA second-best 1.9 steals in 19 games this season.

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He has averaged 8.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 334 career games (114 starts) with the Los Angeles Lakers and Cavaliers.

–Field Level Media