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Cavs News: LeBron James and Kevin Love Battling Through Illnesses

Kevin Love and LeBron James

As if the injury issues the Cleveland Cavaliers are currently experiencing weren’t enough, illnesses are currently affecting two members of the team’s Big 3: LeBron James and Kevin Love. James left the locker room following Monday night’s victory over the New Orleans Pelicans with a possible case of the flu, while Love has battled through two days of food poisoning.

Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue was apparently spared from the problem after also eating it, while reserve center Channing Frye appears to have what is described as clogged sinuses by Joe Vardon of

Love’s lingering illness limited him to just 24 minutes against New Orleans, though he still managed to collect a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. James played 39 minutes as he scoring 26 to help the team forge a comeback victory.

During his time with the Cavaliers, Love has mainly battled back issues, with the food poisoning something that presumably doesn’t figure to linger much longer. However, his status for Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls remains in question for now.

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