The Cleveland Cavaliers look to snap a 12-game losing streak when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Cleveland lost its 12th straight on Friday after being routed by the Houston Rockets 141-113. Cleveland shot just 44.9% from the field and 27.3% from three-point territory in the loss. Ante Zizic led the Cavaliers in the loss with 18 points.
The Lakers lost on Friday night to the Utah Jazz 113-95. Los Angeles continues to play without star LeBron James who is not expected back until late next week. Michael Beasley led the Lakers with 17 points, while Brandon Ingram chipped in with 15 and Kyle Kuzma scored 11. LA is 3-6 without James.
Jordan Clarkson leads the Cavaliers in scoring with an average of 17.1 points per game. Tristan Thompson is the leading rebounder with an average of 11.1 rebounds per game, while Larry Nance Jr. leads in assists with an average of 3.2 per game. As a team, Cleveland is shooting 44.4% from the field and 35.7% from 3-point territory.
LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. Kyle Kuzma is the second leading scorer with an average of 18.6 points per game. Five Lakers average double figures in scoring. Los Angeles is shooting 47.1% from the field and 33.8% from three-point territory.