Kevin Love played only 22 minutes during Wednesday's game, posting nine points, three 3-pointers, seven rebounds, two steals and one block.
Kyrie Irving scored 33 points in 27 minutes vs. Denver, making 11-of-22 FGs and 7-of-7 FTs, but it wasn't enough to avoid a 126-113 defeat.
Kay Felder was inactive for Wednesday's game.
Tristan Thompson (mouth) finished Wednesday's ugly road loss with six points, four rebounds, two assists and one block in 27 minutes.
Deron Williams (thumb) led Cleveland's bench on Wednesday with 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting, four rebounds, two assists, two 3-pointers, one block and zero turnovers in 20 minutes.
Iman Shumpert came off Cleveland's bench for five points, three rebounds, two assists and one block in 17 minutes vs. the Nuggets on Wednesday.
J.R. Smith was back in the Cavs' starting five on Wednesday, finishing 1-of-7 from the field with one 3-pointer to score three points.
Kyle Korver (sore left foot) returned to action on Wednesday with nine points on 3-of-9 shooting, including a 3-of-8 mark from downtown.
Iman Shumpert will return to the bench for Wednesday's game against the Nuggets.
Kyle Korver (foot) will play against the Nuggets on Wednesday night.
J.R. Smith will start Wednesday's game, bumping Iman Shumpert to the second unit.
As expected, LeBron James confirmed he will play Wednesday vs. the Nuggets.
Coach Tyronn Lue said he was unsure whether Kyle Korver (sore left foot) will be able to play Wednesday night vs. the Nuggets.
Tristan Thompson missed Tuesday's practice for a dental appointment after having his two front teeth pushed back during Monday's win over the Lakers.
Kyle Korver (sore left foot) said on Tuesday that he was feeling "a lot better," and "well rested."