Cavs’ Thompson suffers left calf strain
Thompson left the game with a strained left calf. Jason Lloyd of the Athleticreported via Twitter that Thompson appeared to have a wrap or brace on his left leg while leaving the arena. Per NBA.com’s David Aldridge, Thompson will have an MRI on Thursday.
Thompson finished with two points and seven rebound in 14 minutes. He entered Wednesday’s game averaging career lows in points (4.7), rebounds (6.0) and minutes (22.6) per game.
The Cavaliers’ fourth straight loss dropped them to 3-5, a mark from which only seven teams have ever recovered to reach the Finals.