On Monday, October 14, 2013, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced guard Jarrett Jack has chondromalacia in his left knee. Chondromalacia is inflammation and/or irritation of cartilage on the underside of the patella. Due to this injury, Jack will be out for approximately 10 days as he undergoes treatment.
The Cavaliers announced guard/forward Carrick Felix was evaluated for groin pain. An MRI revealed a mild sports hernia. Felix will undergo treatment and a period of continued evaluation. There is no immediate timetable for his return however he will undergo further evaluation with his status updated as appropriate.
Finally the Cavaliers announced guard/forward Sergey Karasev was excused from the team in order to travel to obtain his work visa and re-enter the United States. Karasev is expected to return by Thursday and should be available for the Cavaliers game against the Detroit Pistons at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
The Cavaliers gave no further updates at this time regarding other players.
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