Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss Game 3 of the NBA Finals, the team announced Wednesday.
Love sustained a concussion during Sunday’s Game 2 after taking an elbow to the head while attempting to rebound the ball. Love entered the concussion protocol one quarter after the hit to the head.
Love missed all of last year’s Finals due to a shoulder injury he sustained during the first round. Game 3 will be the seventh of nine games Love has missed in the championship round over the last two seasons.
In 16 playoff games, Love has averaged 16.5 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
The Warriors lead the Cavaliers 2–0.