Cleveland Cavaliers are already dealing with injury issues and the regular season hasn't even started yet. After adding Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade to the roster, the Cavaliers are one of the most injury-prone teams in the entire league. Plus, there is Isaiah Thomas who suffered a season-ending injury in the playoffs, and he will be sidelined for a few more months.

LeBron James, who is well known for his durability, suffered an ankle injury during the team practice a few days ago. Because of this injury, the 32-year-old small forward was forced to miss a few practices, and it seems he will also miss the scrimmage game the Cavaliers will play on Monday.

At the moment, there is no reason to worry about this injury, but hopefully it won't get any worse

James to miss the scrimmage game

Cleveland Cavaliers will hold an annual scrimmage game on Monday, October 2. The game will start at 6 p.m. and will be played at Quicken Loans Arena. The tickets have been quickly sold as the fans are eager to see the new-look Cavaliers. However, the best player on the team, LeBron James, will have to be sidelined for this game.

Beside LeBron, the fans also won't be able to see Isaiah Thomas, who is still not ready to play. On the positive side, Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose, Jae Crowder, and other players the Cavaliers acquired this summer, will all participate in the game.

While James' presence will be missed, there is no doubt this game will be very exciting, especially since the fans will see some star players wear wine and gold jerseys for the first time.

Cleveland Cavaliers will open their preseason on October 4 against the Atlanta Hawks. This game will also be played in Cleveland and LeBron James will most likely be ready to play in it.

The Cavaliers will play five preseason games before they open the regular season against the Boston Celtics at home.

LeBron's ankle injury

LeBron James hurt his ankle shortly after Dwyane Wade signed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Coach Tyronn Lue said that James injured his ankle when he stepped on a teammate's foot while dribbling in transition.

Fortunately for the Cavaliers, X-rays on his ankle were negative.

The injury shouldn't be series, so the three-time NBA champion will take a few days off to rest and let his ankle heal. "It just wouldn't be smart," coach Lue said, referring to James playing in the scrimmage game. The head coach also said that LeBron is a day-to-day.