Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has a fractured right thumb and will need surgery, the team announced Wednesday.
The typical recovery time from such an injury is four to six weeks, but the Cavaliers said a timeline to return will be established after the surgery. Speaking later Wednesday, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the Smith injury doesn’t mean the team will press for a trade.
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Report: Avery Bradley Out with Sports Hernia
LA Clippers guard Avery Bradley has a sports hernia and won’t play Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, head coach Doc Rivers said.
Bradley will be evaluated by doctors, Rivers told reporters.
The Detroit Pistons traded Bradley in January as part of the Blake Griffin trade.
Bradley is averaging 14.3 points and two assists per game this season.