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Cleveland Cavaliers at Portland Trail Blazers, Game 45 preview and listings

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) will continue their road trip against the Portland Trail Blazers (26-19) on Wednesday night. 

When: 10 p.m.

Where: Moda 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 Blazers 113-105 on March 15, 2018. 

Cavs minute: The Cavs snapped their 12-game losing streak with a 101-95 win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. … Tristan Thompson (397) needs one block to pass both Anderson Varejao and Brad Daugherty for sole possession of seventh place in franchise history. … The Cavaliers are 4-0 this season when holding opponents to under 40 percent shooting. … Cleveland starters tallied 87 points in Sunday’s win vs. Los Angeles, the second highest scoring effort from that group this season. … Cedi Osman has scored in double-digits in 13 of his last 15 games. Over the 15-game stretch, Osman is averaging 13.8 points and 4.5 rebounds in 32.4 minutes per game. … Alec Burks posted his first double-double of the season — and third of his career — with 17 points, a season-high 13 rebounds, four assists and one steal in 33 minutes against the Lakers. It was his first double-double since November 18, 2014.

Blazers minute: The home team has won the last nine games between the Trail Blazers and the Cavaliers. … Portland ranks third in the NBA in second-chance points over the last 10 games. … Damian Lillard reached 12,000 career points on Monday vs. Sacramento. He is the fastest Portland player to reach 12,000 points, accomplishing that feat quicker than Clyde Drexler. Only Drexler (18,040) and LaMarcus Aldridge (12,562) have scored more points than Lillard in a Trail Blazers uniform. … Lillard has scored in double figures in 184 consecutive games dating back to 2016. … The Trail Blazers’ bench has scored at least 50 points in six games this season. Portland is 6-0 in those contests.

Probable starters:


F Cedi Osman

F Rodney Hood

C Tristan Thompson

G Alec Burks

G Collin Sexton


F Jake Layman

F Al-Farouq Aminu

C Jusuf Nurkic

G CJ McCollum

G Damian Lillard

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