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J.R. Smith

Cavs guard Shumpert needs wrist surgery, out 3 months

The Cavaliers didn't get through one day without another significant injury. With Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love still recovering from injuries that severely hurt Cleveland's chances at an NBA title last season, the team announced Tuesday that guard Iman Shumpert needs surgery on his right wrist and will be out at least three months. Cavs general manager David Griffin said on the opening day of training camp that Shumpert, who made 16 postseason starts, injured his wrist when he hit it on a rim last week during a workout. Shumpert underwent an MRI which revealed a ruptured sheath protecting a ligament in his wrist. The team said Shumpert will have the operation Wednesday and that...