Now I understand

Larry Hughes has been playing with the hand injury since pre-season.

Hughes, who signed a five-year, $60 million free agent deal with the Cavs last summer, actually injured the finger in a preseason game at Milwaukee.

Was it just me, or were there times when Hughes just didn’t look as advertised? Yeah, he’s a big piece, his absence leaves a big hole, but there were some games where he was kind of AWOL, and this probably explains it. Which might mean that when he gets back into the lineup, the Cavs will be even better.

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