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[December 20, 2016]    Dec 19 (The Sports Xchange) - Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has stiffness and swelling in his left knee and will not play in Tuesday night's road game against the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced.


Love banged knees with Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. in the Cavs' 119-108 win Saturday night. Love played through the collision, finishing with 27 points and a season-high 17 rebounds.

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The Orlando Magic recalled guard C.J. Wilcox and center Stephen Zimmerman from the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League.

Both players were assigned to Erie on Dec. 15.

The 6-foot-5, 195-pound Wilcox was acquired by Orlando from the Los Angeles Clippers on July 15.

The 7-0, 240-pound Zimmerman has played in four games with the Magic, averaging 1.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 4.8 minutes.

(Editing by Andrew Both)

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