Cleveland Cavaliers guard Caris LeVert is dealing with a right foot sprain and will be out for the next week or two according to the team.
“Cavaliers guard/forward Caris LeVert will be OUT approximately one to two weeks with a right foot sprain. An MRI administered yesterday at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health confirmed the injury. LeVert will undergo a period of treatment and rehabilitation and his return to play will be updated as appropriate”, said the team on a statement.
The team also said that All-Star guard, and winner of the newest edition of the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Darius Garland was going to miss their first game since the break against the Detroit Pistons.
Since being traded to Cleveland, LeVert has played in four games including a performance of 22 points, 5 assists and 3 steals against his former team the Indiana Pacers. For the season, LeVert is averaging 18.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 4.4 assists in 31.1 minutes per game.
Currently, the Cavaliers are fourth in the East with a 35-23 record and after their game against Detroit, they go back to Cleveland to receive the Washington Wizards, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Charlotte Hornets.