Cleveland faces Los Angeles, looks to stop 4-game skid
Cleveland Cavaliers (19-57, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (45-31, sixth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland looks to stop its four-game losing streak with a victory against Los Angeles.
The Clippers are 23-13 on their home court. Los Angeles is 6-2 in one-possession games.
The Cavaliers are 6-31 on the road. Cleveland is 5-4 in one-possession games. In their last meeting on March 22, the Clippers won 110-108. Danilo Gallinari led Los Angeles with 27 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Lou Williams leads the Clippers scoring 20.3 points per game and averaging 3.0 rebounds and 5.3 assists. Gallinari has averaged 22.2 points and 6 rebounds while shooting 46.9 percent over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Kevin Love leads the Cavaliers with 11.2 rebounds and averages 17.6 points. Cedi Osman has averaged 3.5 assists and scored 14 points over the last 10 games for Cleveland.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 3-7, averaging 109.4 points, 42.5 rebounds, 19.3 assists, 5.4 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.8 points on 49.1 percent shooting.
Clippers: 8-2, averaging 119.8 points, 46.9 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 7.7 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.6 points on 47.5 percent shooting.
Clippers Injuries: Luc Mbah a Moute: out (knee), Patrick Beverley: day to day (hip), Danilo Gallinari: day to day (sore left ankle).
Cavaliers Injuries: Matthew Dellavedova: out (concussion), John Henson: out (wrist).