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Cavs’ Ricky Rubio accomplished for season with torn ACL

The worst fears of the Cleveland Cavaliers and their followers have been realized forward of the beginning of the brand new yr. 

Cleveland introduced earlier within the day that veteran guard Ricky Rubio would endure an MRI to find out the seriousness of the left knee damage he suffered in Tuesday’s 108-104 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, and the Cavs have since confirmed Rubio has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and can miss the remainder of the season. 

As ESPN’s Andrew Lopez famous, Rubio tore the ACL in his left knee again in 2012. 

It is the most recent irritating setback for a Cavaliers aspect that sits at  20-14 and is among the constructive surprises of the opening half of the marketing campaign. Final month, guard Collin Sexton underwent season-ending surgical procedure to restore a left meniscus tear. 

Rubio had develop into a key on-the-court contributor and locker-room chief for a younger Cavaliers workforce seemingly forward of schedule throughout its newest rebuild. Throughout 34 video games this season, the 31-year-old averaged 13.1 factors, 6.6 assists and 4.1 rebounds.

The Cavaliers have repeatedly been talked about in rumors concerning wantaway Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons, however one wonders if this growth would forestall Cleveland from finishing such a transaction due to an absence of depth that has solely worsened since Tuesday night. 

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