Cleveland coach has missed the team's last nine games.
Cleveland beat the Chicago Bulls but Tyronn Lue missed the second half due to a health issue.
James and Lue had a heated exchange on the sidelines during a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Thomas was benched for the entire fourth quarter.
Lue has vowed a lineup shuffle.
His absence is a problem the struggling Cavaliers don't need.
Cleveland has lost eight of its past ten games.
Did the Cavaliers try to shop Irving before he asked for a trade?
Antetokounmpo was clutch on Tuesday night.
This is good news for Cleveland.
Thomas is making progress towards a return.
James and Wade came up huge in Philadelphia.
James still leads the league in minutes-per-game.