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Kevin Love returns for Cavaliers after missing 50 games

/ 02:32 PM February 09, 2019
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FILE – In this Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0), in street clothes, waits to greet teammates during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in New York. Love took part in a contact scrimmage Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, and could be days away from playing in a game. Love has been out since late October after undergoing surgery on his left foot. He played in just four games before the pain became too much and he opted to have surgery.
(AP Photo/Howard Simmons, File)

WASHINGTON— Kevin Love returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ lineup on Friday after missing 50 games following surgery on his left foot.

Love started and played the first six minutes against the Washington Wizards, scoring four points. He shot 1 for 5 from the field, missing all three of his 3-point attempts. Love made two free throws and had a rebound and an assist.

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“There’s definitely going to be a minute restriction. It’s been a few months since I’ve been out there playing,” Love said at Friday’s shootaround. “More than anything, it will be great to blow it out.”

Love did not return after exiting the game midway through the first quarter.

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Love signed a four-year, $120 million extension with the Cavaliers in July. He played the first four games of the season, averaging 19 points and 13.5 rebounds, before undergoing surgery.

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