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Cavs' Allen scratched for Game 5 win over Magic

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Jarrett Allen didn't suit up for the Cleveland Cavaliers' 104-103 Game 5 victory over the Orlando Magic due to a bruised rib.

The Cavaliers took a 3-2 series lead with the win.

Allen was a force through the first four games of the series, averaging 17 points and 13.8 rebounds per game on 67.6% shooting.

The 26-year-old put together the highest-scoring campaign of his career in 2023-24, averaging 16.5 points per game while ranking fourth league-wide in field goal percentage at 63.4%.

Wing Isaac Okoro took Allen's spot in the starting lineup, while Evan Mobley shifted over to the 5.

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