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Tristan Thompson stays benched during Cleveland’s playoff run amid cheating scandal

He welcomed daughter True Thompson last week, just days after his alleged cheating scandal came to light.

And according to US Weekly, Tristan Thompson is not having the best run in the playoffs.

The Cleveland Cavaliers power forward didn’t play during his team’s first home playoff game on Wednesday.

Tristan Thompson is not having the best run in the playoffs; seen April 11 in Cleveland with his Cavaliers in NYC

His team won the game 100-97 against the Indiana Pacers.

So far, the Cavaliers and the Pacers are tied 1-1 in the Eastern Conference playoffs; their next game – Game 3 – is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon.

The athlete sat on the bench for the majority Game 1 against the Pacers; he ended up playing just two minutes. 

Dailymail.com reported him to be cheating on her with a woman named Lani Blair early last week. Other names soon followed. 

Happier times: The NBA player didn't play during his team, the Cleveland Cavaliers' first home playoff game on Wednesday; seen on February 17

Happier times: The NBA player didn’t play during his team, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first home playoff game on Wednesday; seen on February 17

The basketball player was met with boos as he hit the court on April 11 in the Cavs’ hometown arena – the first time playing since the scandal broke.

For that game against the New York Knicks, Tristan played 30 minutes.

TMZ revealed this week that despite Khloe and Tristan revealing their newborn’s name in a joint Instagram, they ‘haven’t spoken in days.’

Happier times: He welcomed daughter True Thompson last week, just days after his alleged cheating scandal came to light

Happier times: He welcomed daughter True Thompson last week, just days after his alleged cheating scandal came to light

Their insider added: ‘She’s still furious after finding out he repeatedly cheated on her and embarrassed her in the process.’

Khloe had giving the impression that all things were good between her and the basketball player when she unveiled the baby’s name as ‘our little girl’ and wrote: ‘mommy and daddy loooooove you True!’, but it’s all said to be just a facade.

While the new mom is putting on a brave face, the Kardashian family is fuming and nowhere near forgiving him, reports TMZ. 

TMZ also revealed that Khloe was ‘horribly conflicted’ over whether her daughter True should have Tristan’s last name in light of his cheating scandal.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star ultimately decided to go with his surname because she felt like it was ‘the right thing to do.’ 

Staying positive: despite the heartache: TMZ also revealed that Khloe was 'horribly conflicted' over whether her daughter True should have Tristan's last name in light of his cheating scandal

Staying positive: despite the heartache: TMZ also revealed that Khloe was ‘horribly conflicted’ over whether her daughter True should have Tristan’s last name in light of his cheating scandal

 



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