Thompson (foot) is listed out for Monday's game against Chicago. Thompson is slated to miss his third straight contest due to left foot soreness. Ante Zizic has drawn the start at center in each of the previous two games and figures to do so until Thompson is cleared to return.
Thompson (foot) is out Saturday against the Nuggets. Left foot soreness will prevent Thompson from playing in a second straight contest. Ante Zizic is a strong candidate to start again. He posted 15 points, 10 rebounds, one steal and one block in 34 minutes Friday.
Thompson has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Jazz due to left foot soreness. It's unclear as to when Thompson's injury cropped up, but he'll be on the shelf Friday night as a result. With Larry Nance (knee) also out, Ante Zizic figures to receive the start at center. Given the description of Thompson's ailment, he figures to have a shot to return during the second half of his team's back-to-back Saturday against Denver.
Thompson delivered 15 points (7-14 FG, 1-2 FT), 14 rebounds, one assist and two blocks across 37 minutes in the Cavaliers' 101-95 win over the Lakers on Sunday. Thompson's scoring production had seen a brief downturn the prior two games, as he'd mustered a pair of six-point efforts. Sunday's tally was therefore a return to the caliber of offensive effort he'd been providing prior to a 10-game absence due to a foot injury, and to that which he'd generated during three of his first four games since returning as well. The veteran center's work on the boards is also better than ever, as he's now averaging a career-best 11.2 rebounds following his third double-double of January on Sunday.
Thompson (foot) will start Wednesday against the Pelicans, Will Guillory of The Athletic reports. Thompson determined he'd play after going through a pre-game workout. The veteran center had developed mild foot soreness after Tuesday's game against Indiana, but appears to be fully recovered. Thompson's had a fantastic year, scoring and rebounding at career-best rates, and putting up 11.9 points, 11.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 30.0 minutes per game on the season.
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