Cavs' Shumpert to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee

Cavs' Shumpert to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee
Iman Shumpert talks to the media after practice Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was set to have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday morning.

The Cavaliers said Thursday that Shumpert was reevaluated by team physicians Dr. Richard Parker and Dr. James Rosneck after the Cavaliers' home victory over Miami on Tuesday night. Shumpert was scheduled to have surgery at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health.

Shumpert was not available Tuesday night after playing seven minutes Monday night in a victory at Philadelphia. He's averaging 4.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in 13 games this season.

The Cavaliers were in Atlanta on Thursday night.

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