Garland (illness) was not listed on the injury report ahead of Friday's preseason finale against the Pacers. Garland missed Sunday's contest against the Bulls with a non-COVID illness, but he appears healthy heading into the Cavaliers' preseason finale. The 21-year-old averaged 17.4 points, 6.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds last year and figures to be one of the Cavs' go-to players during the 2021-22 campaign.
Garland won't play Sunday against the Bulls due to an illness. Garland is dealing with an apparent illness and won't play in Sunday's preseason game against the Bulls. The third-year guard should be fine later in the week when the Cavs travel to face the Pacers on Friday.
Garland finished with 15 points (5-9 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven assists, three rebounds and one steal across 36 minutes of Wednesday's win over the Hawks. Garland played efficiently on offense in a strong bounceback performance after Tuesday's blowout loss to the Bulls. The 21-year-old averaged 17.4 points, 6.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds last year, and he figures to keep up this level of production in his third season.
Garland has been promoted to play with USA Basketball's Senior National Team for pre-Olympic exhibition games, Ashley Bastock reports. Garland was one of the 17 young players chosen to help the USA's Senior National Team practice and prepare for the Olympics in Tokyo. The guard's role has now shifted as he will play in exhibition games before the actual Olympics. Team USA next plays Monday against Australia, so that could be the first time Garland sees the court with the Senior National Team.
Garland (ankle) is unavailable for Sunday's game at Brooklyn. The 21-year-old returned from a seven-game absence Friday but played only 12 minutes off the bench, so Cleveland will hold him out for the final game of the season. Garland appeared in 54 games and averaged 17.4 points, 6.1 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 33.1 minutes during the 2020-21 campaign.
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