Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love is out for the season opener against the Charlotte Hornets with a calf injury.
Expect Larry Nance Jr. to benefit in Love’s absence. Nance is listed as a small forward and is priced at $5,100 on FanDuel.
Last season, Nance average 15.64 points in 963 minutes Love was not on floor. Nance could also walk into a lead role, with Kevin Porter Jr. also listed out for personal reasons.
The matchup features two of the league’s slowest teams in terms of pace. The Cavaliers were ranked as eighth slowest team with 98 possessions per game and the Hornets were the ranked as the slowest team, with 95 possessions per game.
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