Cavs will play short handed

The Cleveland Cavaliers battle to win there first home game with the Detroit Pistons just got little harder. The unexpected death of Larry Hughesís brother has forced the Cavs to face the Pistons without their defensive star. LeBron James and the Cavs donít expect Hughes to return for the Saturday afternoon game.

Coach Mike Brown has stated numerous times that Hughes was very close to his family and fully expects him to stay with them through this tragedy.

The Cavs have won without Larry Hughes in the line-up before as he missed 45 regular season games with a finger injury. Letís hope with or without Hughes the Cavs can win this one and make this a series.

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