The Cavs may have saw their hopes of taking Game Three of the conference semis bank off the backboard as Derrick Rose rattled off a game-winner. But their hopes to take Game Four have greatly improved, as we just learned Pau Gasol will be out with a hamstring issue, the same issue that caused him to leave Friday's game early (note: an MRI revealed it to be "a strain"):

That should at least even out the Kevin Love absence. Now we shall see if Cleveland can even the series.

As for Gasol, your guess it as good as ours when it comes to when he'll return:

[via SportsCenter, @NickFriedell]

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