Cavs' Shumpert to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee

ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 01, 2017 09:17 AM
Cavs' Shumpert to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee
Iman Shumpert NBA file photo

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was set to have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday morning (Friday, PHL time).

The Cavaliers said Thursday (Friday, PHL time) that Shumpert was reevaluated by team physicians Dr. Richard Parker and Dr. James Rosneck after the Cavaliers’ home victory over Miami on Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time). Shumpert was scheduled to have surgery at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health.

Shumpert was not available Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time) after playing seven minutes Monday night in a victory at Philadelphia. He’s averaging 4.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in 13 games this season.

The Cavaliers were in Atlanta on Thursday night (Friday, PHL time).

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