This hasn't been a good week for All-Stars when it comes to injuries.

First DeMarcus Cousins tore his Achilles. Then the Wizards announced that John Wall would have a knee procedure and be out for two months. Now it's Kevin Love's turn.

Love broke his hand during Tuesday's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons, and will reportedly miss 6-8 weeks.

Here's the play where Love was injured:

The injury comes at the worst possible time for the Cavs, who had won two games in a row entering Tuesday's game after losing 10 of 13. The bad month was accompanied by some reported finger-pointing and hostility from the Cavs, with Isaiah Thomas questioning why Love left the team's blowout loss to the Thunder early.

SportsLine data scientist Stephen Oh's computer projection model shows a decline for the Cavs with Love out of the lineup.

Cleveland CavaliersWinsPlayoff SeedTitle chances

Before injury


No. 3


Love out six weeks


No. 4






Last week Love was named to the All-Star team for the fifth time in his career, and he's averaging 18.2 points and 9.6 rebounds this season while shooting 40 percent on 3-pointers. Coach Tyronn Lue had recently moved Love back to power forward in the starting lineup alongside Tristan Thompson, and now those minutes will likely be filled by Jae Crowder, Jeff Green and Channing Frye.

Cleveland was already expected to make at least one move before the Feb. 8 trade deadline, and it will interesting to see if Love's injury shifts the team's focus.