In the second quarter of their season-opening loss to the Raptors, Cleveland lost point guard Darius Garland(eye) to injury; in the second quarter, Garland was inadvertently hit in his left eye by Gary Trent Jr. He would leave the game and not return.
According to Cleveland.com’s Chris Fedor, Garland’s left eye was swollen shut.
On Thursday, the Cavaliers announced that there was no structural damage to the eye and surgery is not required.
According to the Cavs, Garland will be re-evaluated over the next couple of days, and his status will be updated as appropriate.
Cleveland travels to Chicago to battle the Bulls on Saturday night.