Osman will enter the starting five for Wednesday's regular-season finale against the Knicks, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.
With Kyle Korver (foot) being given the night off for rest, Osman will slot into the shooting guard spot in the Cavs' lineup. In 11 starts this season, Osman has averaged 8.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 22.0 minutes.
Osman started and contributed with seven points (2-11 FG, 1-8 3Pt, 2-4 FT), six rebounds, three assists and one steal during Friday's 132-130 loss at Philadelphia.
Osman had a miserable three-point shooting night, as he converted 12.5 percent of his eight attempts Friday. Thus far, the Turkey native is averaging 10.7 minutes per game, along with 3.7 points and 1.9 rebounds during his rookie campaign.
Osman will start at point guard in Thursday's game against the Wizards, Allie Clifton of Fox Sports Ohio reports.
Osman is drawing the start in place of Jose Calderon (hamstring) and will figure to pick up some extra minutes in the process. He's played just eight minutes since returning from a hip injury that sidelined him for much of March. He averaged 7.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game in February while playing 18.5 minutes per game, and he could be in line for a similar workload against Washington.
As expected, Osman will be able to take the floor Wednesday after missing nine straight games dues to a left hip strain. Assuming he sees the court, he figures to be on a minutes restriction.
Osman (hip) is probable for Wednesday's game against the Hornets, Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reports.
Osman was able to resume contact drills Tuesday after missing the past nine contests due to a left hip strain. It appears everything went as expected, and he's likely to take the floor Wednesday. Over his past 10 games, he's averaged 6.7 points and 2.4 rebounds in 17.1 minutes.
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