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Cavaliers’ Mo Williams has partially torn thumb ligament, will keep playing

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CLEVELAND - MARCH 28: Mo Williams #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles against the Sacramento Kings during the game at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2010 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavs won 97-90. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Mo Williams was touted as an off-season acquisition for Cleveland, but he is barely seeing the court anymore. He’s been a DNP-CD three of the last five games and played just more than 26 minutes total in the other two.

Now when he does get on the court, he will be limited thanks to a torn ligiment in his hand. From Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Kyrie Irving and Matthew Dellavedova are soaking up the vast majority of point guard minutes for Cleveland, Williams is a bit of an insurance policy at this point. Which is to say, his injury isn’t much of an issue for the Cavs in general. And Williams is a team player, so don’t expect him to complain about the minutes cut.