CLEVELAND (AP) -Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejao is coming home from Cleveland's road trip to undergo further tests on the left ankle he sprained during Sunday's win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Varejao injured his ankle during the third quarter when he accidentally stepped on the foot of Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic.
X-rays taken a the Staples Center were negative, and the Cavaliers said an MRI taken Monday showed no additional injury beyond the sprain. The team does not yet know how long Varejao will be out.
Last week, the Cavaliers lost starting guard Sasha Pavlovic for at least six weeks with a left mid-foot sprain.

Recent NBA Discussions

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Timberwolves vs. Rockets Prediction Will tonight's game between the Timberwolves and Rockets turn into a high-scoring affair at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Curry's crew continues hammering foes Golden State trailed the Clippers by 12 points at halftime Thursday. Yet, it didn’t take long for Steve Kerr’s club to perform a...
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Knicks Prediction After beating the Wizards outright as a home underdog on Friday, will the 76ers cover the spread tonight against the Knicks at 7:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Wade's squad eyes big opportunity in Ohio After returning from the All-Star break with a rousing win over New York, can Cleveland also make mincemeat of Chicago this evening?
Thumbnail Spurs vs. Clippers Prediction Will the over cash tonight when the Clippers host the Spurs at 10:30PM ET in a battle of Western Conference foes?
Advertisement

NBA Team Pages