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Iman Shumpert injures right wrist, out 12-14 weeks

Dr Pruzansky | October 6, 2015

The Cavs announced on September 29 that Ivan Shumpert suffered a ruptured extensor carpi ulnaris sheath in his right wrist.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Shumpert had surgery on his wrist and will be out anywhere from three to four months, right when Irving is coming back from his knee surgery, and will likely miss the season’s start. He played 25 games in the previous year, tearing his ACL on December 15.

Shumpert’s injury is particularly bad news for the Cavs, who are already making due without All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love for the beginning of the 2015-2016 National Basketball Association campaign. Shumpert shot 38.3 percent on 3-point shots; but more importantly, he helped ramp up the challenge for the likes of Derrick Rose and Cleveland.