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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls, Game 34 preview and listings

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers (8-25) will look to snap their two-game losing skid on Sunday night against the Chicago Bulls (8-25). 

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Quicken Loans Arena

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 Bulls 99-98 on Nov. 10 in Chicago. 

Cavs minute: In Friday’s loss, the Raptors shot 52.7 percent from the field. It was the 14th time the Cavs allowed at least 50 percent shooting this season. … Rodney Hood is expected to miss the game because of Achilles soreness. … Jordan Clarkson led Cleveland with 20 points in Friday’s loss. He has six games with at least 20 points this month. … The Cavs received 53 points from their bench on Friday, their 12th outing this season with 50-plus points, which is tied for fifth-most in franchise history. … Larry Nance Jr. has now recorded three straight double-doubles, coinciding with a move into the starting center spot. That streak ties the longest streak of his career. … Cedi Osman tallied 12 points against Toronto. Osman has scored in double figures in 19 contests this season, including each of the last four, his longest double-digit scoring streak in a season. … The Cavs are a plus-44 in 119 minutes with Matthew Dellavedova on the floor since he joined the team in a trade. They are minus-114 in 217 minutes with him off the floor. 

Bulls minute: The Bulls are looking for consecutive wins for the first time this season. … Chicago is 3-7 since Lauri Markkanen returned from an elbow injury on Dec. 1 at Houston. In those three games, Markkanen is averaging 26.3 points on 58 percent from the field. … Justin Holiday snapped a franchise-best streak of 43 straight games with at least one 3-pointer during Friday’s win. … Wendell Carter Jr. has recorded at least one block in 27 of 33 games this season and one in six of his last seven games. His 1.48 blocks per game is third among rookies.

Probable starters:


F Cedi Osman

F David Nwaba

C Larry Nance Jr.

G Alec Burks

G Collin Sexton


F Justin Holiday 

F Lauri Markkanen

C Wendell Carter Jr. 

G Kris Dunn

G Ryan Arcidiacono

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