Jan 28, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT
This is certainly not good not good for a rookie trying to carve out a spot in the NBA, but it’s not going to impact the Cavaliers rotation.
Cleveland rookie Carrick Felix will be out 6-8 weeks with a stress fracture in his left knee, the team announced. The injury occurred while he was in the D-League playing for the Canton Charge Saturday against the Delaware 87ers.
Felix has played in only six games for the Cavaliers this season, having bounced between the NBA and D-League.
Felix was taken by the Cavaliers early in the second round of the last draft out of Arizona State. He is playing behind C.J. Miles and Dion Waiters on the depth chart and not seeing the court much at all.
- Anthony Davis “definitely” plans on shooting more threes this season 3
- Jim Buss defends Byron Scott as Lakers coach, “He has the Laker blood in him” 19
- Jim Buss open to the idea of Kobe Bryant playing beyond this season 30
- Derrick Rose on sexual assault suit: “I am confident I will be proven innocent” 4
- Report: Kyrie Irving likely not back opening night, could be out until January 14
- Legendary Sixer, backboard-shattering dunker Darryl Dawkins dies at 58 14
- After Rio Olympics next summer, who takes over at Team USA coach? 8
- Kobe, Shaq discuss regrets over feud that ended their Lakers era 49