Brooklyn Nets at Cleveland Cavaliers: Live stream, TV info, injury report

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The Brooklyn Nets will look for their 2nd road win over the Cleveland Cavaliers this season when the teams meet Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena.

Two teams headed in opposite directions meet Wednesday night to close out their first-half schedules when the Brooklyn Nets visit the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Nets (29-29) look to close out their pre-All-Star Game schedule with a winning record for the first time since their first season in Brooklyn in 2012-13.

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The Cavaliers (12-45), meanwhile, have already locked up their first losing campaign since the last season they didn’t LeBron James on the roster in 2013-14.

Brooklyn has struggled a bit of late, losing two in a row and five of six after taking a tough 127-125 road defeat against the Toronto Raptors on Monday.

Cleveland snapped a four-game losing streak on Monday with a 107-104 victory over the visiting New York Knicks.

Kawhi Leonard banked in a 17-foot pull-up jumper with 4.4 seconds left Monday night to lift Toronto past the Nets, who had trailed by eight with 3:56 remaining. D’Angelo Russell‘s 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining was off target, sealing the loss for Brooklyn.

Russell scored 28 points while also dishing out a career-high 14 assists and grabbing seven rebounds for the Nets, while Joe Harris dropped in 24 points with a career-high seven 3-pointers. Allen Crabbe scored 22 points off the bench for Brooklyn.

The Cavaliers never trailed against the Knicks, leading by as much as 17 early in the second half before New York made a late charge.

The Knicks cut the deficit to 105-104 with 52.8 seconds to go when Luke Kornet canned a 3-pointer, but Kornet missed with 21.8 seconds left after New York got a stop at the defensive end.

Collin Sexton hit two free throws for Cleveland with 17.3 seconds left and the Knicks missed twice from 3-point range in the closing seconds.

Sexton paced the Cavs with 20 points, while Larry Nance Jr. added 15 points and 16 rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova chipped in 12 points and six assists.

The Nets are 76-102 all-time against the Cavaliers since entering the NBA in 1976. The Nets, however, hold the longest winning streak in the series, taking 16 straight from Feb. 18, 1981, to Dec. 6, 1983.

Cleveland’s longest run was 11 consecutive wins from Feb. 12, 1988, to April 18, 1990.

The Nets set the scoring standard in the series with a 140-125 win at Richfield, Ohio, on March 13, 1981. The Cavs’ high mark was in a 135-117 win at Richfield on Feb. 13, 1986.

The most lopsided decision in the series came on Nov. 22, 2002, when the Nets posted a 120-79 win at East Rutherford. Cleveland’s biggest win was a 128-92 victory at Richfield on Feb. 15, 1992.

Three players share the high-scoring mark in the series. Mike Mitchell had 42 points for the Cavaliers in a loss at Piscataway on Feb. 18, 1981.

Richard Jefferson matched that total for the Nets in a win at East Rutherford on Dec. 22, 2004, and LeBron James scored 42 for Cleveland in a loss at East Rutherford on March 12, 2008.

Since moving to Brooklyn in 2012, the Nets are 9-15 against the Cavs, who have twice won four in a row in that span, most recently from March 31, 2016, to Jan. 27, 2017.

The highest-scoring game for both teams in the Brooklyn era came last Feb. 27  in a 129-123 win by the Cavs at Cleveland. The Cavaliers have the most lopsided win of the era as well, a 114-85 victory at Cleveland on April 16, 2014.

The biggest win by Brooklyn was a 113-95 victory at Cleveland on April 3, 2013.

James set the individual high with 37 points for the Cavaliers in a win at Barclays Center last March 25. Brook Lopez scored 35 points for the Nets in a win at Barclays Center on Dec. 29, 2012.

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Brooklyn Nets at Cleveland Cavaliers

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Brooklyn: OUT–Spencer Dinwiddie (torn ligaments, right thumb), Jared Dudley (left hamstring strain), Rodions Kurucs (left elbow sprain), Dzanan Musa (assignment, Long Island Nets), Theo Pinson (two-way, Brooklyn Nets), Alan Williams (two-way, Brooklyn Nets).

Cleveland: OUT–Jaron Blossomgame (two-way, Canton Charge), John Henson (left wrist surgery), Kevin Love (rest, left foot surgery), J.R. Smith (not with team), Tristan Thompson ()left foot soreness).

Last meeting

Dec. 3 at Brooklyn: Alec Burks split two defenders on his way to the basket for the game-deciding dunk with 3.2 seconds remaining, lifting the Cavaliers to a 99-97 victory after the Nets had come back from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter.

Spencer Dinwiddie’s potential game-winner, a turnaround 3 while fading away with 1.5 seconds to go, missed the mark.

Brooklyn never led after the second quarter as the Cavaliers held the Nets to just 39.4 percent shooting in the game. Brooklyn hit just 10-of-40 from 3-point range in the loss.

D’Angelo Russell paced the Nets with 30 points and six assists. Ed Davis had 10 rebounds.

Jordan Clarkson scored 20 points for Cleveland off the bench to go with 11 rebounds and four assists. Tristan Thompson had 19 points, 14 rebounds and two blocks.

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What’s next?

Brooklyn: vs. Portland, Feb. 21; at Charlotte, Feb. 23; vs. San Antonio, Feb. 25

Cleveland: vs. Phoenix, Feb. 21; vs. Memphis, Feb. 23; vs. Portland, Feb. 25