Cavs guard Dwyane Wade (left knee) will play against Lakers
According to a report from Fred McLeod of Fox Sports Ohio, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade will be available for Thursday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Ty Lue says @DwyaneWade will go tonight
— Fred McLeod (@CavsFredMcLeod) December 14, 2017
D-Wade on court running under watchful eye of trainer Steve Spiro. seems to be moving well
— Rick Noland MG/CT (@RickNoland) December 14, 2017
Wade, now 35 years of age, was held out of Tuesday night’s 123-114 win over the Atlanta Hawks due to soreness in his left knee. Jose Calderon did a fine job handling the point in his absence.
The Cavs, winners in 15 of their last 16 games, have played well with Wade running their second unit. In his 26 games played this season, the former Marquette Golden Eagle has turned in averages of 11.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting from the field (35.3 percent from beyond the arc), 3.9 assists, and 3.6 rebounds.
Wade, a three-time champion, will likely resume his point guard duty off the Cavs’ bench — a unit that has been playing exceptionally well as of late.
Thursday night’s game is scheduled to tip at 8:00 p.m. EST inside Quicken Loans Arena. Fox Sports Ohio and NBA on TNT will have live broadcast coverage.