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Kyle Korver out for Raptors game following brother’s death

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Kirk Korver, 27, died on Tuesday.

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Cavs guard Kyle Korver will miss Wednesday’s game against the Raptors due to the death of his younger brother.

Kirk Korver, 27, died Tuesday in Iowa after unexpectedly falling ill last week. Kyle Korver left the Cavs on Friday, and miss the team’s game against the Bulls, after Kirk fell initially fell ill.

“We are very sad to share that Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver’s brother, Kirk, passed away today. Kyle has been excused from the team to be with his family. We extend our deepest condolences and heartfelt best to Kyle and his entire family as they go through this very difficult time,” the Cavs said in a statement sent out Tuesday night.

No timeline has been given for when Kyle Korver will return to the Cavs.