Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson could miss month with sprained left foot

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Thompson got hurt in the third quarter when he twisted his foot while landing on the foot of Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon. Thompson tried to stay in the game before signaling to Cleveland’s bench that he needed to come out. He did not return.Afterward, Thompson didn’t think his injury was too serious.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief“I just fell forward on it, it’ll be all right,” he said. “It happens when you’re rebounding and the little guys are down there. It’s part of the game. I’m just glad I was able to walk off on my own two feet.”Thompson underwent further tests on Tuesday, which confirmed the sprain. The Cavaliers said he will be out a minimum of two weeks, and his status will updated “as appropriate.” Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue MOST READ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Dwyane Wade, LeBron James embrace final chance to compete on court TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviñocenter_img SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View comments LATEST STORIES Lacson: 2019 budget delay due to P75-B House ‘insertion’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next FILE – Tristan Thompson #13 reacts as George Hill #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers teases him after Thompson made a mistake that lead to an Atlanta Hawks basket during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 21, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFPLEVELAND — Tristan Thompson’s strong season has stalled.Cleveland’s starting center could miss a month after spraining his left foot in Monday night’s 108-92 loss at Milwaukee. Thompson has been playing at an All-Star level and has been one of the few bright spots for the struggling Cavaliers, who are 6-21 and already missing star forward Kevin Love.ADVERTISEMENT The eight-year pro is having one of his best seasons, averaging 12 points and a career-high 11.6 rebounds in 27 games. Thompson has also embraced a leadership role with the young Cavs, who have experienced a coaching change and dealt with numerous injuries, the biggest to Love, who may not be back until mid-January after undergoing toe surgery.Thompson’s injury will force coach Larry Drew to make yet another lineup change. He’s likely to start Larry Nance Jr. at center.The Cavaliers host the New York Knicks on Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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