West returns to lineup after wrist injury

Updated: February 22, 2009, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Delonte West returned to Cleveland's lineup Sunday night, giving the Cavaliers their starting five players for the first time since Dec. 30.

West, who missed 16 games with a broken right wrist, averages 12.3 points a game and is the Cavaliers' best defender in the backcourt. He was injured Jan. 15 against Chicago when he crashed to the floor while trying to block a shot.

"He's a very good defender and offensively he does a lot for this team," coach Mike Brown said.

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