Exum (calf) was sent to the Rockets in the blockbuster move that resulted in James Harden landing in Brooklyn, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Exum is expected to remain sidelined until early March due to a strained right calf, and even once he returns, he likely won't have a significant role with the Rockets. At best, he'd occupy a backup point guard role, but he's struggled to do that effectively in the past.
The Cavaliers announced Wednesday that Exum (calf) will be sidelined for 6-to-8 weeks.
Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Tuesday that the strained right calf Exum sustained in the opening minute of Monday's loss to the Magic would sideline the guard for 1-to-2 months, but the Cavaliers' own report provides a tighter timeline for his return. The calf strain is just the latest in a long line of a major injuries for the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, who has played more than 45 games just once in the past five seasons. Even if he experiences no snags in his rehab, Exum could remain sidelined until the All-Star break in early March.
Exum was diagnosed Tuesday with a right calf strain and will be sidelined one to two months, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
The 25-year-old sustained the injury during Monday's game against the Magic and will be unavailable for at least the next four weeks. A more specific timeline for Exum's return should come into focus as he progresses in his recovery.
Exum (calf) will not play in Wednesday's game against the Magic.
Exum strained his right calf early in Monday night's game and did not return, so his absence Wednesday isn't a surprise. With the Cavs playing on the front end of a back-to-back, it's very possible Exum could be looking at a multigame absence.
Exum left Monday's game against the Magic with a right calf strain and won't return, Kelsey Russo of The Athletic reports.
Exum had to be helped to the locker room after suffering what appeared to be a non-contact injury, but initial reports indicate the injury isn't as serious as it could have been. He'll likely need to be evaluated further before a timetable for his return is established.
Exum will start Thursday's game against the Pacers, Angel Gray of Fox Sports reports.
Exum has seen only 17.3 minutes per game and is averaging 3.3 points, 4.0 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 1.0 steals. Still, he'll be surprisingly starting over Cedi Osman against the Pacers.
Exum (hip) will be on a minutes restriction for Saturday's game against the Pistons, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Exum will be available to make his season debut Saturday, which is the first game of a back-to-back. The specific minutes limit he'll be on is unclear, though he won't be expected to make noise in fantasy anyway.
Exum (hip) participated in shootaround Saturday and is expected to play against the Pistons, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Exum was questionable heading into Saturday's contest after missing Wednesday's season opener due to a left hip strain. However, he's expected to return after participating in shootaround Saturday. Exum should serve as the primary backup behind Darius Garland at point guard.
Exum (hip) is questionable for Saturday's game against the Pistons.
Exum didn't play in the Cavaliers' season opener due to a left hip strain, and he's questionable heading into Saturday's tilt against Detroit. With Matthew Dellavedova (concussion) ruled out Saturday, Collin Sexton could serve as the primary backup at point guard if Exum is unable to play.
Exum (hip) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Hornets, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Exum missed the preseason finale last week due to the hip issue, and he'll also be unavailable for the season opener. Matthew Dellavedova (back) is also unavailable. leaving Collin Sexton to likely serve as Cleveland's secondary point guard behind Darius Garland.
Exum is doubtful for Friday's preseason game against the Knicks with left hip soreness, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Exum returned in the preseason from a sprained ankle which hampered him at the end of the 2019-20 season, but he's now dealing with the hip issue. If he does miss Friday's preseason finale, he'll hope to heal up in time for next Wednesday's regular season opener.
Exum (ankle) will be available for Saturday's preseason game against the Pacers.
Exum was working back from a sprained left ankle when the 2019-20 season went on hiatus, and the Cavaliers weren't invited to the bubble so he never got a chance to return. He's healthy now and is expected to take the court for the preseason opener.
Exum (ankle) is expected to miss an "extended period of time," per Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com.
The oft-injured guard suffered this latest ailment Monday against Miami, leaving the game in the first half with what now looks to be a fairly severe sprained left ankle. Exum already missed extensive time earlier in the season with a knee issue, and he's dealt with several serious injuries through his first five NBA seasons. The No. 5 overall pick in 2014 has been limited to just 91 total games since the start of the 2017-18 campaign.
Exum (ankle) won't play in Wednesday's contest against Philadelphia, Sam Amico of SI.com reports.
Exum suffered a sprained left ankle during the Cavs' win over the Heat on Monday and wasn't able to return. Moreover, the Australian will now miss his first game since Jan. 11, when he was tending to an illness. Matthew Dellavedova could see increased run as a result of Exum's absence versus the 76ers.
Exum won't return to Monday's game against the Heat due to a left ankle sprain, Joe Gabriele of the Cavaliers' official site reports.
Exum limped off the court under his own power after suffering the injury, but the team has since ruled him out for the rest of the evening. Kevin Porter and J.P. Macura could see more time off the bench with Exum down for the night.
Exum generated 14 points (3-6 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 5-6 FT), eight rebounds, one assist and one block in Saturday's loss to Miami.
Exum, who saw extended minutes again, managed to reach double figures for a second consecutive game. Although he's shot the ball well since joining Cleveland, Exum's been limited to 17.2 minutes per contest on average. Due to his relatively limited role, he's been unable to return consistent fantasy value and is averaging just 5.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. Unless he can find his way to an increased workload, Exum's not a viable option beyond the deepest of leagues.
Exum will start Tuesday's game against New Orleans, Kelsey Russo of The Athletic reports.
Exum is set to take the place of Darius Garland, who is getting the night off for rest purposes. This marks Exum's first start of the 2019-20 campaign.
Exum managed two points (1-3 FG, 0-2 3Pt), four rebounds and one steal in 15 minutes during Thursday's 124-112 loss to the Wizards.
Exum has earned at least 12 minutes in all 12 of his appearances since being acquired by the Cavaliers, this after averaging 11.1 minutes in December and 6.8 minutes in November. However, apart from one isolated performance against the Timberwolves back on Jan. 5, Exum hasn't been much of a factor from a statistical perspective. Given that the team is likely to continue prioritizing the development of Collin Sexton and Darius Garland, Exum is probably best reserved for use in deep leagues.
Exum (ankle) told Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer he will play Saturday at Chicago.
The 24-year-old was considered questionable after suffering a right ankle sprain this week, but it won't prevent him from suiting up Saturday. Exum is averaging 7.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 17.2 minutes over nine games since being acquired by the Cavaliers.
Exum is questionable for Saturday's matchup against the Bulls due to a sprained right ankle.
Exum has emerged from Friday's loss to the Grizzlies with a sprained ankle, though he may still play Saturday. Across his past nine games, he's averaging 7.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 17.2 minutes.
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