Hughes leaves Cavs after younger brother dies
CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers received news Thursday that suddenly made their 2-0 playoff deficit against the Detroit Pistons seem less important.
Guard Larry Hughes' brother, Justin, died early Thursday at age 20, Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry said in a statement. Justin Hughes was born with a heart defect and had a heart transplant 10 years ago.
Larry Hughes missed practice Thursday to travel to St. Louis to
be with his family. No timetable has been set on his return and it
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