The Cleveland Cavaliers home stand continues tonight as they take on the Toronto Raptors, tipoff set for 7 p.m. Eastern on ESPN and Fox Sports Ohio.
This is a crucial game for the Cavaliers, and a possible preview of a matchup in the playoffs.
The Cavs started the home stand off on the right foot as they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, 124-117 behind LeBron James triple-double and the return of Kevin Love.
Tristan Thompson could return tonight as he has been upgraded to questionable for tonight’s game.
Here are the projected starters for both teams via Cavs.com preview.
Toronto Raptors (52-18)
(G) Kyle Lowry, (G) DeMar DeRozan, (F) Serge Ibarra, (F) OG Anunoby, (C) Jonas Valanciunas.
Injuries — Fred VanVleet (Questionable).
Cleveland Cavaliers (41-29)
(G) George Hill, (G) TBD, (F) LeBron James, (F) Jeff Green, (C) Kevin Love.
Here is the updated status on the remaining injured players.
Cavs status update for tonight: Tristan Thompson (ankle) is questionable; Rodney Hood (back) is questionable; Cedi Osman (hip) is out; Larry Nance Jr. (hamstring) is out. Kyle Korver is not with the team after the death of his younger brother, Kirk.
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) March 21, 2018
It will be interesting to see how the Cavs fare against the Raptors tonight. This will be the first time since the trades that these two teams have faced each other. Also, the last time these two teams meet, the Cavs got blown out at Toronto on national television.