Donovan Mitchell to pass over a minimum of subsequent 3 video games for Cavaliers because of knee harm

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Donovan Mitchell to pass over a minimum of subsequent 3 video games for Cavaliers because of knee harm

The Cleveland Cavaliers might be with out big name Donovan Mitchell for a minimum of their subsequent 3 video games.

Mitchell gained a Platelet-Wealthy Plasma injection on Monday in Cleveland to assist deal with a bone bruise in his left knee, the workforce introduced. He’s going to pass over a minimum of their subsequent 3 video games getting better.

Mitchell hasn’t performed for the reason that Cavaliers’ double extra time loss to the Chicago Bulls on Feb. 28, the place he had 19 issues and 5 rebounds in 44 mins on the United Heart. It’s unclear what took place in particular to spark the harm, even though he overlooked the workforce’s remaining two video games because of “knee soreness.”

Donovan Mitchell underwent a PRP injection on Monday after missing Cleveland’s last two games due to left knee soreness.

Donovan Mitchell underwent a PRP injection on Monday after lacking Cleveland’s remaining two video games because of left knee soreness. (Michael Reaves/Getty Pictures)

Assuming his restoration is going as deliberate, Mitchell might be again within the lineup for the Cavaliers for his or her March tenth matchup in opposition to the Brooklyn Nets. He’ll pass over Tuesday’s sport in opposition to the Boston Celtics, Wednesday’s sport on the Atlanta Hawks after which Saturday’s sport in opposition to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Mitchell has averaged 28 issues, 6.2 assists and 5.4 rebounds in line with sport this season, his 2nd with the Cavaliers after spending his first six seasons within the league with the Utah Jazz. The 27-year-old is within the 3rd 12 months of a five-year, $163 million maintain the workforce.

The Cavaliers input Tuesday’s sport with a 39-21 document, which has them in 3rd within the Jap Convention standings — even though nonetheless 9 video games again from the Celtics.