Kevin Love has had a bad string of lucky when it comes to injuries this season. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man just got back from a fractured hand recently, but now he’s out of the lineup once more.
This time, it’s a tooth that got Love bounced out of a game against the Miami Heat.
Early in the first quarter in Miami, Love took an elbow to the face that sent him to the locker room. I’ve decided to spare you the grossness of seeing the tooth injury if you don’t want to, so leave now if you don’t want to see his jacked up grill.
In the meantime, here’s what Love looked like as he was leaving the floor.
Basketball is a contact sport, my friends.