The Cavaliers also will be without
The developments are potentially damaging blows to the East's second-seeded team, which is likely to face a tough second-round matchup against third-seeded Chicago. The Bulls led the
Love, playing in his first postseason as a pro, was injured when he got tangled with Celtics forward
Smith was suspended after swinging backward and smacking Boston's
Olynyk drew a one-game suspension for his actions, to be served in the first game of next season. Also, Cleveland's
The club provided no other details about the surgery undergone by Conley, who was briefly hospitalized before returning to Memphis on Sunday, nor did it say when he might return. Conley is averaging 16 points in the series against the Trail Blazers.