Cavaliers Forward Ruled Out For Season

The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced that Dean Wade will be out for the rest of this season. He is set to have surgery to repair a meniscus injury located in his right knee. 

With this development, the Cavaliers have lost another piece of their depth moving forward. In 51 games this season, with 28 of them being starts, the 25-year-old forward averaged 5.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 1.0 assists. Overall, he has had himself a pretty decent campaign, but now it has come to an unfortunate end early. 

The Cavaliers have dealt with plenty of injuries this season, and now Wade's season-ending one only adds to that. This certainly is rough timing, too, as they are currently preparing for the postseason. At this juncture of the season, they sport a 41-33 record and are seventh in the Eastern Conference.

It is hard to hear that Wade's season is done, but he will now have to focus on healing and preparing for the 2022-23 season from here. 

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