Cavaliers injuries: Anderson Varejao and Daniel Gibson out vs. Charlotte

Elsa

Neither center Anderson Varejao or guard Daniel Gibson will travel to Charlotte with the Cleveland Cavaliers when they take on the Bobcats on Friday.

The Cleveland Cavaliers will have to continue waiting for Anderson Varejao, who will not make the trip to Charlotte on Friday to take on the Bobcats. Guard Daniel Gibson will also miss the game and not travel to Charlotte.

Friday will mark the eighth straight game Varejao has missed with a bruised right knee he suffered on Dec. 18. Varejao leads the NBA with 14.4 rebounds per game and also averages 14.1 points, 3.4 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.

Gibson will miss his third straight game on Friday, after suffering a concussion against the Atlanta Hawks on Dec. 28. Gibson has yet to pass the league's concussion protocol and will be sidelined until he can do so. He averages 7.3 points while shooting 39.2% from beyond the arc and also adds an additional 2.0 assists per game.

The Cavaliers (7-26) are two games behind the Bobcats (8-23) in the Eastern Conference. The two have the second- and fourth-worst records in the league, respectively.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Cleveland

You must be a member of SB Nation Cleveland to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Cleveland. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Cleveland

You must be a member of SB Nation Cleveland to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Cleveland. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.