Kelenna Azubuike wants to show that he should no longer be an afterthought

Kelenna Azubuike - photo by Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer
Kelenna Azubuike – photo by Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer

Almost as an afterthought in June, the Cavaliers mentioned that while trading for the draft rights to big man Tyler Zeller, they also received another player. A kid with an unpronounceable name, a swingman they’re not even sure can play because his past is so injury-riddled.  Kelenna Azubuike (ka-LYNN-a az-a-BOO-key) wants to show that he should no longer be an afterthought.  The London-born guard has played 12 games in the past two seasons because of a torn left patella tendon suffered in 2009. Azubuike said the initial surgery to correct the injury was performed incorrectly, and he had to have a second surgery in 2011 so his kneecap would be lowered to its natural position and he could run.

 

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