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Cleveland Cavaliers at New Orleans Pelicans, Game 42 preview and listings

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers (8-33) will open a six-game roadtrip against the New Orleans Pelicans (19-22) on Wednesday night. 

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Smoothie King 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 Pelicans 133-98 on Saturday night. 

Cavs minute: During Tuesday’s loss against the Pacers, the Cavs had at least six players score in double figures for the 15th time this season. … The Cavs shot a season-high 53.9 percent from the field Tuesday. … Since coming back from a foot injury, Tristan Thompson has recorded two double-doubles in four games. … Alec Burks has reached double figures 12 times in 21 games with the Cavaliers. … Jordan Clarkson has scored at least 20 points in seven of his last 13 games. … Cedi Osman played in his 100th career game on Tuesday night. 

Pelicans minute: In New Orleans’ first meeting of the season against the Cavs this past Saturday, the Pelicans scored 130 points for the fifth time this season, setting the mark for the most such games in a season in franchise history. The 35-point win marked the fifth largest victory in franchise history, including the second largest road victory. … Jrue Holiday is one of three players in the NBA averaging at least 20.5 points and 8.0 assists per game. … Anthony Davis, who scored 20 points to go with 10 rebounds in the previous meeting against Cleveland, ranks fourth in the NBA with 28 double-doubles. … Julius Randle is averaging 23.4 points and 9.8 rebounds since being inserted into starting lineup on Dec. 3. … New Orleans is currently riding an eight-game home winning streak against Cleveland dating back to 2011. … The Pelicans are just 2-11 when getting outrebounded by their opponent. New Orleans was plus-10 in that category against Cleveland Saturday. 

Probable starters:


F Cedi Osman

F Larry Nance Jr.

C Tristan Thompson

G Alec Burks

G Collin Sexton


F E’Twaun Moore

F Julius Randle

C Anthony Davis

G Elfrid Payton

G Jrue Holiday

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