After injuring his right ankle during Friday's game, J.R. Smith will sit out this Sunday as the Cavaliers take on the Charlotte Hornets at home.
Cavs writer Joe Gabriele said in a tweet that according to Coach Tyronn Lue, Mike Dunleavy will get the start instead.
.@TheRealJRSmith tweaked his R ankle in Friday's win in WAS, won't go today vs. CHA. Per Coach Lue, Mike Dunleavy will get the start.
— Joe Gabriele (@CavsJoeG) November 13, 2016
The Cavaliers are currently 7-1 in the Eastern Conference. Sunday's tip-off is at 3:30 p.m. at the Quicken Loans Arena.