Gibson misses game against Nets

NEW YORK -- Singer Keyshia Cole and Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Daniel Gibson have announced the birth of their son.

Cole's publicist, Tresa Sanders, says in a statement to The Associated Press that Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr. was born Tuesday evening. He weighs 7 pounds, 3 ounces.

Sanders says "mother and baby are doing great" and Cole would especially like to thank her fans.

The 28-year-old Cole is a Grammy Award-nominated R&B performer who has starred in her own BET reality show, "Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is." The 24-year-old Gibson was drafted by Cleveland in 2006. They're engaged.

Gibson missed the Cavaliers' game in New Jersey against the Nets on Wednesday night.

Coach Mike Brown said Gibson's status is being listed as day to day.