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J.R. Smith to sit out due to ankle injury as Cavs play Charlotte

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Posted at 2:45 PM, Nov 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-13 14:45:31-05

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. 

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.