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Ricky Rubio injury update: Cavaliers guard out for remainder of season with torn ACL

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are this season’s most surprising success story, and Ricky Rubio has been a major part of what they’ve been doing. Unfortunately, the veteran guard went down with a knee injury in the Cavs’ 108-104 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans Tuesday night. The team announced Wednesday Rubio will miss the remainder of the season after an MRI confirmed he suffered a torn ACL to his left knee.

Losing Rubio is a major blow to Cleveland, which currently sits as the East’s No. 5 seed with the league’s fourth-best point differential. 

In the closing minutes of of Cleveland’s 108-104 loss to the Pelicans on Tuesday, Rubio appeared to slip, and subsequently his left knee gave out when he planted as he was driving through the paint. 

He went down in clear pain and grabbed at his knee immediately. 

Rubio was helped to the locker room by

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How long is Ricky Rubio out? Injury timeline, return date, latest update on Cavaliers guard

Through his play early in the 2021-22 season with the Cavaliers, Ricky Rubio had seemed to have re-invented himself once again and was beginning to look really comfortable. 

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As timing would have it, he seemed to have suffered a serious left knee injury. Here’s all we know about Ricky Rubio’s injury situation:

What is Ricky Rubio’s injury?

With 2:20 left in the game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Rubio was forced to leave the game after he seemed to have injured his left knee. 

Until that point, the Spaniard guard had nearly recorded a triple-double with 27 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists as he attempted to spark the Cavaliers to a victory. 

He was

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Bucs’ Bruce Arians Gives Update on Injured Stars


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Bruce Arians looks on at the Buccaneers’ 9-0 loss to New Orleans.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians didn’t consider a 9-0 loss and missed chance at a division title as the most painful parts of Sunday’s defeat.

“It hurts more losing all the players we lost,” Arians told the media on Sunday, Dec. 19, after a stunning shutout loss to the New Orleans Saints. “We lost about seven starters in this game, so I’m more concerned about that right now.”


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Wide receiver Mike Evans

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Heat’s Markieff Morris Out 14 Straight Games With No Update


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Markieff Morris #8 of the Miami Heat poses for a photo during Media Day at FTX Arena on September 27, 2021 in Miami, Florida.

Miami Heat‘s head coach Erik Spoelstra confidently stated that the team has moved on from the violent altercation between Markieff Morris and Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic however, the veteran forward hasn’t been seen or heard from since taking a blindside hit to the back on November 8.

The Heat announced on Thursday, December 2, that Morris would not be traveling with the team to take on the Indiana Pacers on Friday, which means the 32-year-old will be missing his 14th straight game.

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What’s especially disconcerting is that the organization has been especially cagey about giving updates on Morris’s status. At first, he was ruled

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