- CJ Miles and Kyrie Irving will not play tonight in Brooklyn.
- The Cavs have climbed back into the Playoff race in the Eastern Conference. They are now 3 games behind the 8th seed Atlanta Hawks.
- Center Brooke Lopez leads the Nets in scoring at 20.7 points a game.
- Dion Waiters is averaging 24 ppg during Irvings absence.
- The Cavaliers are 8.5 point underdogs.
- Guard Matthew Dellavedova is averaging 11 points and 6 assists in his last five games.