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Ersan Ilyasova leaves game vs. Cavs with facial contusion

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He is out for the remainder of the game.

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks big man Ersan Ilyasova left Tuesday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers after suffering a facial contusion. He will not return to the game.

Ilyasova had nine points in 12 minutes of action, but caught an inadvertent elbow from Tristan Thompson while going up for a rebound in traffic. Ilyasova was noticeably affected by the collision, and was unable to return after trying to shake it off.


UPDATE (9:18 p.m.) --

Hopefully the injury isn't too serious. Fingers crossed.