- Report: Cavs received calls for Andre Drummond and JaVale McGee in aftermath of Jarrett Allen trade
- Report: Eastern conference executive says Andre Drummond ‘definitely out of Cleveland’
- Former NBA executive discloses how much Cavs would likely pay Jarrett Allen in long-term deal
- Andre Drummond has hilarious reaction to finding out Cavs traded for another center in Jarrett Allen
- Report: Cavs waive 2 players in aftermath of blockbuster James Harden trade
- Report: Cavs acquire Jarrett Allen and Taurean Prince in blockbuster James Harden deal
- Report: Cavs helping Kevin Porter Jr. ‘get his life together before putting him on the court’
- Report: Cavs reveal MRI results of Collin Sexton’s latest injury
- Report: Cavs considered adding Jeremy Lin before signing Yogi Ferrell
- Kevin Porter Jr. highlights relationship with Carmelo Anthony as he remains away from Cavs
Cavs News: Center Chris Andersen Out For Season With Devastating Injury
- Updated: December 17, 2016
After undergoing an evaluation at the facility, team physician Dr. Richard Parker confirmed that Andersen suffered an ACL tear that will require season-ending surgery.
The Cavs are now down to just three big men and also have two players on their roster that are unable to play this season.
Cavs lose Chris Andersen for season with torn ACL. They now have just 3 true big men and two players on roster unable to play (Mo Williams)
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) December 17, 2016
It is also significant to note that there is no roster relief for Cleveland based on the injury, meaning the Cavs would have to waive a player in order to open up a spot on their roster.
Cavs general manager David Griffin and the rest of Cleveland’s front office will certainly have a lot to think about over the next few weeks with glaring deficiencies both at the backup point guard and backup center position.