Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavs
4:00 PM Pacific time / 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Quiken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio
TV: Local: TWC Sportsnet, TWC Deportes; National: NBA League Pass
Line: Los Angeles Lakers – 6
Los Angeles Lakers: 9-12, 12th in the Western Conference
Cleveland Cavs: 4-17, 13th in the Eastern Conference
Record vs. each other (2012-13 season): Have not matched up this season.
- Both teams are coming in to tonight’s game on a losing streak; Lakers have lost 2 in a row and the Cavs have lost 5.
- Lakers continue to receive bad news regarding injury status of key players: Steve Nash is still out and it was reported earlier today that he might be out for another 2 weeks, AT LEAST!
- Steve Blake is recovering from abdominal surgery and will be out another 6 weeks. Pau Gasol is day to day with knee tendinitis.
- Cavs should get their star player back tonight. Kyrie Irving is expected to play today against the Los Angeles Lakers after recovering from a broken finger.
- Kyrie Irving was averaging 22.9 points and 5.6 assist per game prior to landing on the injury list.
– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern”