Tristan Thompson

Love lost: All-Star forward's broken hand a pain for Cavs

Kevin Love 's broken left hand has caused further damage to the crumbling Cavaliers .

The All-Star forward Kevin Love is consulting with surgical specialists in New York about fixing his hand, an injury which has rocked the Cavs, a team plagued by as much malfunction as dysfunction.

Love fractured his fifth metacarpal during the first quarter of Tuesday's ugly loss in Detroit. The team's medical staff is reviewing treatment of the injury with specialists at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. There is still no timetable on when Love will return.

This much is certain: The Cavs will miss him.

"He won a championship here and he's been in...