CLEVELAND (AP) -Cavaliers guard Delonte West will not play Friday night against the Bucks, coach Mike Brown said at Friday's shootaround in Milwaukee.
West has been out since early January with a broken right wrist. He has been cleared to play and has been practicing for more than a week, but the Cavs don't want to rush him back.
West is third on the Cavaliers with 33.3 minutes per game, behind LeBron James and Mo Williams, and his 12.3 points are fourth.
Brown said forward Ben Wallace, who received 14 stitches in his forearm during the All-Star break, will play against the Bucks. Wallace cut his arm while playing catch with a football.
The Cavs also signed guard Trey Johnson to a second 10-day contract on Friday.
rebounds and 4.8 assists. The 6-foot-6 Johnson, a former high school teammate of Cavs guard Mo Williams, was a D-League All-Star.
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