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Game preview: Cleveland Cavaliers @ Los Angeles Clippers

The Cleveland Cavaliers road trip continues tonight, as they take on the Los Angeles Clippers (34-29). Tip off is set for 10:30 p.m. Eastern on Fox Sports Ohio and NBATV.

The Cavs look to continue the six-game road trip on a good note after defeating the Denver Nuggets, 113-108 Wednesday night.

The last time the Cavs and Clippers played was in November, where the Cavs defeated the Clippers 118-113 in overtime.

It is also the return to Los Angeles for former Lakers, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. since the trades. It will be interesting to see the type of reception both of the guys get from the fans tonight in Los Angeles.

Here are the starters for both teams via the Cavs.com preview….

Cleveland Cavaliers (38-26)

(G) George Hill, (G) J.R. Smith, (F) Rodney Hood, (F), LeBron James, (C) Larry Nance Jr.

Injuries — Kevin Love (OUT) and Tristan Thompson (OUT).

Los Angeles Clippers (34-29)

(G) Austin Rivers, (G) Milos Teodosic, (F) Tobias Harris, (F) Wesley Johnson, (C) DeAndre Jordan.

Injuries — None.

Also, according to the preview, the Cavs have won the last seven out of the 10 meetings at Staples Center vs. the Clippers and since 2005, the Cavs are 19-6 vs. the Clippers.

LeBron James had 39 points, 14 rebounds and six assists when the two teams first met.

 

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