Cavs say J.R. Smith out for at least 2 games due to knee injury

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith will be out for at least the next two games due to a knee injury.

According to a statement from the Cavs, Smith suffered a right knee injury during the first quarter of Monday night’s game in Philadelphia against the 76ers.

He underwent an MRI today at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health, which indicated he had a contusion and quadriceps tendinitis.

Smith will be out for the Nov. 4 game against New York and the Nov. 6 against Philadelphia. It’s doubtful he will play in the Nov. 8 game as well.

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