Kevin Love leaves Game 2 in 3rd quarter with concussion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was knocked out of Game 2 of the NBA Finals with a concussion.

He left early in the third quarter, long after he was struck on the back of the head by an elbow from Warriors forward Harrison Barnes in the second quarter.

Love lay on the court for several minutes and was looked at on the bench during the ensuing timeout. But he remained in the game and was able to start the third quarter. The Cavaliers say he did not exhibit symptoms right away.

Love has five points on 2-for-7 shooting in 20 minutes. He has been placed into the NBA's concussion protocol, and his status for Game 3 on Wednesday night is most unclear.