Mitchell, Allen miss Cavs' game against Wolves

by Gordon Dixon - All-Stars Donovan Mitchell and Jarrett Allen were inactive for Cleveland due to injuries on Sunday.

Cavaliers without Donovan Mitchell, Jarrett Allen vs. Timberwolves 6:50 PM ET ESPN News Services CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell and center Jarrett Allen were inactive due to injuries Sunday, leaving Cleveland without two All-Stars for its home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves . Mitchell, who ranks fifth in the NBA at 31.6 points per game, was sidelined with a sprained right ankle for the matchup against former Utah Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert . Allen, who is averaging 14.0 points and 11.5 rebounds, sat out with a sore left ankle. Editor's Picks 2 Related Both played in the Cavaliers' most recent game, a 106-101 loss at Golden State on Friday that wrapped up a five-game road trip. The Cavaliers have lost three straight games. Guard Ricky Rubio , forward Dean Wade and forward Dylan Windler also were unavailable for Cleveland, which had just 11 players in uniform, including two-way forwards Mamadi Diakite and Isaiah Mobley . The Associated Press contributed to this report.