Kevin Love Out 4-6 Months Following Shoulder Surgery

The Cleveland Cavaliers confirmed Wednesday night that star forward Kevin Love is indeed done for the remainder of the Playoffs.

Love underwent left shoulder surgery, and is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 months.

The Cavs await the winner of the Bucks-Bulls first round series.

From the press release:

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love underwent successful surgery (Monday) afternoon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City to repair his dislocated left shoulder.


The surgery was performed by Dr. David W. Altchek. Continuing treatment and rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic Courts and Cleveland Clinic Sports Health will be conducted by the Cavaliers’ medical staff and Head Team Physician Dr. Richard D. Parker. His projected recovery time is four to six months.