Kevin Love cleared to play in Game 1 of NBA Finals

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 01, 2018 07:09 AM
Kevin Love cleared to play in Game 1 of NBA Finals
FILE - CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 21: Kevin Love #0 and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers walk off the court following the victory over the Toronto Raptors on March 21, 2018 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland forward Kevin Love has completed the NBA’s concussion protocols and is cleared to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Golden State on Thursday night (Friday, PHL time).

Love was injured early in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston and was not able to play in Game 7. He traveled to California with the Cavaliers and was on the floor with them during practice Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) at Oracle Arena.

While the Cavaliers will be at full strength, the Warriors will not. Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is out because of a bone bruise in his left knee that sidelined him for the last four games of the Western Conference finals.

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