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Game Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers @ Memphis Grizzlies

The Cleveland Cavaliers look to bounce back tonight at the Memphis Grizzlies, 8 p.m. Eastern tipoff, on FoxSportsOhio.

The Cavs comeback last night fell short as they lose to Chicago, 97-95.

The Memphis Grizzlies start their season tonight. The Grizzlies went 55-27 last season and knocked out the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round before falling in six games to eventual champion Golden State Warriors. The Grizzlies have made five straight playoff appearances.

Last season, the Cavaliers swept the season series over the Grizzlies, including an impressive win at Memphis.

This is the first of two meetings. The next one is March 7 at The Q.

Cavs starters:

PG: Mo Williams
SG: J.R. Smith
SF: LeBron James
PF: Kevin Love
C: Timofey Mozgov

Injuries: Kyrie Irving (Fractured Left Knee Cap, OUT) and Iman Shumpert (Ruptured Extensor Carpi Ulnaris, OUT).

Grizzlies starter:

PG: Mike Conley
SG: Courtney Lee
SF: Jeff Green
PF: Zach Randolph
C: Marc Gasol

Injuries: Jarell Martin (Left Foot Surgery, OUT).

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