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Kevin Love ruled out Tuesday vs. Clippers

Cavaliers PF will rest on the second of a back-to-back, but Larry Nance Jr. is expected to get back in the lineup.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love during pregame warmups before the Cavs play the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.  Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers PF/C Kevin Love has been ruled out for rest on the second of a back-to-back Tuesday vs. the Los Angeles Clippers.

Well, my Cavaliers at +15 pick goes out the window, but at least we know well ahead of time. Nance has missed the past six games due to a knee injury, and will likely take Love’s spot in the starting lineup alongside Tristan Thompson.

With Zizic and Love out, Thompson is a strong GPP play on DraftKings. The Clippers — if anything — lack depth in the frontcourt. I’d also continue to ride Darius Garland, who would be more involved on offense with Collin Sexton with Love resting.