LeBron James out vs. Miami Heat tonight

The Cleveland Cavaliers suffered a tough loss to the New Orleans Pelicans Friday night and are looking to rebound as they face the Miami Heat Saturday night. They will have to do so without their best player.

According to Heat beat writer Ethan Skolnick, LeBron James will miss tonight’s game with an undisclosed injury. He also reported that head coach David Blatt said that they are thinking about the future at this point.

LeBron out tonight vs. Miami

— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) December 5, 2015

David Blatt says LeBron wanted to play, "but we are thinking long-term."

— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) December 5, 2015

The Cavaliers will be facing James’s former team without Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert, both of whom have not played at all this season.

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