The Cleveland Cavaliers have had a few problems so far this season, including a number of injuries that have kept certain stars off the court.
Right now, both Caris LeVert and Dean Wade are injured, with LeVert having a knee injury and Wade suffering one to his ankle.
According to Evan Dammarell, one of those players is getting close to a return.
Dammarell said that head coach J.B. Bickerstaff revealed that LeVert was unable to practice on Monday although Wade was available.
#Cavs forward Caris LeVert was unable to practice today while Dean Wade was available according to head coach J.B. Bickerstaff.
— Evan Dammarell, Spotify Alchemist (@AmNotEvan) December 4, 2023
Because of the In-Season Tournament, the Cavaliers have a few days off.
They last played the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night, scoring a much-needed 110-101 victory.
That was just days after a tough defeat at the hands of the Portland Trail Blazers, a loss that left many fans concerned and disheartened.
When they return on Wednesday, they will face off against the surging Orlando Magic.
It seems unlikely that LeVert will be back by then but perhaps Wade will be ready to suit up for the Cavaliers again.
Injuries are a problem for most NBA teams and they can get in the way of having a successful and consistent season.
Consistency is key for this Cavaliers team, especially because of the depth of the Eastern Conference.
So far this season, LeVert is averaging 14.9 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.6 assists, while Wade is putting up 3.1 points and 4.1 assists.
Because of their 11-9 record and their eighth place in the East, the Cavaliers are eager for more wins.
That means they want LeVert and Wade back as soon as possible.