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Cleveland Cavaliers at Denver Nuggets, Game 47 preview and listings

SALT LAKE CITY — The Cleveland Cavaliers (9-37) wrap up their longest road trip of the season against the Denver Nuggets (30-14) on Saturday night.

When: 10 p.m.

Where: Pepsi Center

TV: FoxSports Ohio

Radio: WTAM 1100 AM; WMMS 100.7 FM, La Mega 87.7 FM.

Online: FoxSports Go apps

Last meeting: The Cavs lost to the Nuggets 110-91 on Nov. 1, 2018. 

Cavs minute: The Cavs failed to reach the 100-point mark on Friday night against Utah, making it the 21st time this season that’s happened. … Ante Zizic, who got the start in place of injured Tristan Thompson on Friday night, has scored double figures in four of the last five games. … The Cavs recorded just 16 assists on Friday night, their lowest mark since the first game of the season against Utah in early January. … Cleveland’s starters were outscored by their Jazz counterparts 80-47. … Since a string of five straight games with double-digit triples, the Cavs have averaged just 7.5 over the last four. 

Nuggets minute: The Nuggets have won 11 of the last 17 games against Cleveland at the Pepsi Center — a stretch that goes back to 2000-01. … Denver has five players averaging double figures in scoring this season. … Denver made a season-high 20 3-pointers in Thursday’s win vs. Chicago. … Center Nikola Jokic has tallied five triple-doubles this season. … Jokic ranks seventh in the NBA, averaging 7.6 assists. … Jamal Murray is shooting 48.6 percent from 3-point range over the last 11 games. … Denver has held the opponent under 100 points in 15 games this season, tallying a 14-1 mark in those contests. 

Probable starters:


F Cedi Osman

F Rodney Hood

C Ante Zizic

G Alec Burks

G Collin Sexton


F Torrey Craig

F Paul Millsap

C Nikola Jokic

G Malik Beasley

G Jamal Murray 

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