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Cavaliers Guard J.R. Smith to Miss At Least Two Games with Knee Contusion

The 3-1 Cavaliers will be without guard J.R. Smith for at least two games due to a knee contusion that took place during Monday’s game vs the 76ers.

The Cavs guard left the game in the first quarter with the contusion and did not return.

He had an MRI on Tuesday and where it was discovered that he also has quadriceps tendinitis. The next two home games for the Cavs are vs the Knicks (Wednesday) and Philadelphia (Saturday).

Smith is averaging 4.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 23 minutes per contest through four games.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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