Wade scored a team-high 20 points in 22 minutes in the Cavs’ 106-102 loss to the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game. James has yet to play since suffering a left ankle sprain Sept. 27, the day Wade signed and first practiced with the team. For the second consecutive preseason game, the Cavs (0-2) gagged away the lead with their reserves, this time coughing up a 10-point lead with 6:37 to go and players who won’t be counted on this season doing the damage. Wade, the 35-year-old and 12-time All-Star, shot 10-of-14 from the field and contributed five rebounds with four turnovers. He went baseline for a nasty dunk and also lofted deep, turnaround jumper that splashed.
October 22, 2017 | 9:34 pm EDT Update
X-rays on Sunday revealed nothing serious, Schroder said, and he will aim to be back on the floor later this week, possibly for Thursday’s game at Chicago, the final road game of a five-game swing to open the season. The Hawks home opener is Friday against Denver.
“That’s my plan [to return Thursday], I don’t know how it works out,” Schroder told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in the locker room after he iced his left ankle and spoke to Hawks’ medical personnel. “Let the team try to win the game in Miami and then we going to see day-by-day.”He added: “They told me just now about the X-ray, it was nothing serious.”