Tag Archives: Injury Update

Lorenzen Wright Undergoes thumb surgery

Cavaliers forward Lorenzen Wright will undergo surgery after breaking his thumb in Cleveland’s regular-season finale against the 76ers. Wright, who was not expected to play during the postseason, got hurt in the second half of Wednesday night’s loss to the

Ben Wallace suffers a patellar tendon strain

An MRI taken at the Cleveland Clinic today revealed that Ben Wallace has a patellar tendon strain. Wallace will miss tonight’s game against the Pacers and possibly Wednesday night game. His status for the playoffs is unknown at this point.

Minor wrist injury sidlines Anderson Varejao

Anderson Varejao is being treated for a swollen and stiff wrist. He received therapy before Sunday’s game against the Spurs but it didn’t improve. X-rays taken at the arena showed no break and there’s a chance he’ll have an MRI

Wallace gets stitches for playing football

Ben Wallace received 14 stitches for an injury he received playing catch with a football during the All-Stars weekend. He was treated today at the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health for removal of additional glass pieces from his arm. He is

Delonte West may join the team before All-Star break

Delonte West, who suffered a fractured right wrist Jan. 15 in Chicago said he expects to have his hard cast removed Thursday and will begin shooting exercises later in the week. “That’s some exciting news for me,” West said Sunday

Zydrunas Ilgauskas Back at practice, hope to play Thursday

Zydrunas Ilgauskas is ready to play with the bigger boys again. He has been playing one-on-one against Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry since he was cleared to practice last week. Ilgauskas said he went through the entire practice on Monday

The Potential Impact of Big Z’s Injury

The left ankle injury that Zydrunas Ilgauskas suffered versus Philadelphia on December 10 when he landed on former Cav Donyell Marshall’s foot was originally diagnosed as a sprain but further tests have revealed that he actually has a small fracture

Zydrunas Ilgauskas Injury Update

Cavaliers center Zydrunas Ilgauskas suffered a left ankle sprain with 9:39 remaining in the fourth quarter in Wednesday’s game in Philadelphia. He did not return to the game. He was examined by Dr. Richard Parker at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health