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NBA: Cavaliers’ Evan Mobley out 1-2 weeks with ankle sprain

/ 10:31 AM October 04, 2022
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Evan Mobley #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the first half against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on April 08, 2022 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Sarah Stier/Getty Images/AFP

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Evan Mobley has a sprained right ankle and will miss approximately one to two weeks.

The Cavaliers updated Mobley’s status Monday, saying he would miss Wednesday’s preseason opener against the host Philadelphia 76ers.

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Mobley will undergo treatment and rehab for now. With the given timeframe, he still could be ready in time for the regular-season opener Oct. 19 against the host Toronto Raptors.

Mobley was the third overall pick of the 2021 draft and made the NBA All-Rookie first team after averaging 15.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.7 blocks per game in 69 games (all starts) last season.

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