The No. 1 pick's career has gotten off to a terrible start, but no demotion to the D-League is forthcoming.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have ruled out sending struggling No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett to the D-League, according to Bob Finnan of The News-Herald. There had been rumors that Bennett would get sent to the D-League to try and find a rhythm as he continues to work his way back into game shape from offseason shoulder surgery, but the team prefers he practices against NBA players.