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Derrick Rose to miss the Cavaliers’ next two games

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Rose is still dealing with a sore left ankle.

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As he continues to work on his injured, Cavaliers point guard Derrick Rose will miss the team’s next two games against the Bulls and Nets. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue updated Rose’s status after Monday’s practice.

"He's going to be out a few more days I guess, I don't know," Lue said, per cleveland.com. "Seven days? I'm not sure. We're going to do the right thing and just take our time.”

It’s unclear who will start in Rose’s place. With Dwyane Wade moving to bench, it would seem either Jose Calderon and or Iman Shumpert will start in place of Rose. Calderon started on Saturday against the Magic, but was benched after a little over five minutes. Shumpert then started the second half.

The Cavs could use Rose back, especially because they are thin at point guard and still need to fully integrate him into the team. But it is early in the season and there shoud be no rush on getting him back until his ankle is 100 percent.

Rose hurt his ankle on Friday when the Cavs beat the Bucks. Rose could return Saturday against the Pelicans at the earliest.

Tristan Thompson also missed Monday’s practice, but he is expected to play. Lue said that Thompson is dealing with a sore knee.