Marla Ridenour: #Cavs Kyle Korver out tonight vs Pacers, Richard Jefferson back
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A source said it was unlikely Korver would play against the Pacers.
Kyle Korver will one day again be catching passes from Kyrie Irving and making 3s. And it will be because of a different kind of assist from Irving. Korver’s switching to the Kyrie 3 Nike shoe to solve the foot issue that dogged him for most of March.
Korver believes his foot problems persisted after he returned to the court March 22 because the shoe he’s been wearing, the Nike Kobe A.D., wasn’t designed to fit the cutting and twisting and turning Korver puts himself through while running off screens.
Brian Seltzer: Lue says he expects Cavs regulars to all play tonight. Korver has already been ruled out (left foot).
Marla Ridenour: Cavs say Richard Jefferson out vs Bulls with left knee tendinitis along with Kyle Korver (sore left foot). Iman Shumpert (right knee) a go
Ramona Shelburne: Kyle Korver will rest all week. He’s out AT LEAST next three games.
Marla Ridenour: Korver said he has already had 2 MRIs, foot is improving
Ramona Shelburne: Kyle Korver will miss tonight’s game in San Antonio with foot soreness but says he’s hopeful it’s just “these few days.” Same tendon issue in left foot. Just wants to shut it down for a few days and “let it calm down.” Will re-evaluate before Chicago game on Thursday.
Dave McMenamin: Tyronn Lue says that Kyle Korver will return from a 7-game absence tonight after being cleared w/ a MRI this morning; J.R. Smith to start
Jason Lloyd: Ty Lue reiterated tonight that J.R. Smith will probably return to starting lineup after Kyle Korver returns. Wants a shooter off the bench
Marla Ridenour: Kyle Korver will miss fifth straight game tonight vs Utah with left foot soreness. Kevin Love listed as questionable. #Cavs
ESPN Cleveland: Brian Windhorst: I am a little concerned about Kyle Korver. I saw him the other day and he wasn’t moving very well. #Cavs
Cavs guard Kyle Korver under went an MRI and other tests on his sore right foot this week which showed inflammation of a tendon that Korver said may keep him out a week or so. Meanwhile, LeBron James (hip pointer) is good to go tonight against the Orlando Magic (7 p.m.). Korver, who has been ruled out against the Magic, told cleveland.com he’s had the same injury once or twice throughout his career, and it takes about that long — a week — for it to calm down. He said the MRI was done to make sure there was no deeper issue, such as a fracture.
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November 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm EST Update
Gary Washburn: Kyrie Irving offers his take on the Michael Porter situation and some advice: “It’s tough for any young kid to go through that, especially if they haven’t been through any real injury in his life…. I’m pretty sure NBA scouts have enough on him–or have seen enough of him–to know whether he’s gonna be in the top 3 or 2 [of the draft]…. He’s a 3/4-man who’s able to handle, crazy athletic and can shoot from the outside. He’s a talent.”