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TELEVISION: FOX Sports Ohio
Radio: WTAM 1100, 100.7 WMMS, 89.1 WNZN

Cavaliers LIVE starts 30 minutes before the report with post-game coverage immediately after.

AN OPPORTUNITY TO RISE IN THE POSITION

With a victory tonight against the Toronto Raptors, Cavs will move up one position in the Eastern Conference ranking, placing Wine & Gold in 10th place. Toronto is struggling this season and is in a two game drop. The Cavs overtook the Raptors on March 21 in Cleveland.

LAST TIME

After a broken victory in the second game of the trip, the Cavs went on to win the roadie final. Cleveland won the Thunder, 129-102, and made solid contributions across the board. Collin Sexton, Taurean Prince and Darius Garland scored 20 points; Dean Wade and Isaac Okoro dialed double digits; Kevin Love recorded a double-double.

Read the summary of Thursday’s game here.

HOW TEAMS STACK

CLE
TOR
19-32
Record
20-32
12th in the East
Standing
11th in the east
103.6
PPG
111.9
42.9
RPG
41.3
23.5
APG
24.4
5.0
BPG
5.5
8.1
SPG
8.5

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Cavs: Darius Garland, Prince Bull, Kevin Love

Raptors: Pascal Siakam, OG Anunoby, Chris Boucher

INJURY REPORT *

Cavs:

  • Jarrett Allen – Concussion – EXIT
  • Larry Nance Jr. – Illness – OUTSIDE
  • Dylan Windler – Left knee pain – OUT

    Raptors:

    TBD

    Subject to change *

    CONNECTIONS BETWEEN OPONENTS

  • Raptors’ senior basketball advisor Wayne Embry served in various positions with the Cavaliers, including vice president and general manager and executive vice president, from 1986 to 1999
  • Raptors guard Patrick McCaw played three games for Cavs last season
  • Cavs assistant coach Antonio Lang played seven games with the Raptors in the 1999-00 season

    WHAT IS THE NEXT?

    A quick turnaround, as the New Orleans Pelicans enter Cleveland tomorrow for the second night in a row. So it’s Monday and Tuesday off for Cavs.



  • Paula Fonseca