April 13, 2021

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Cavs vs Raptors | Rocket Mortgage Game Preview

Where to watch and listen

TV: FOX Sports Ohio
Radio: WTAM 1100, 100.7 WMMS, 89.1 WNZN

Cavaliers LIVE will begin post-game coverage 30 minutes before the start of the match immediately afterwards.

GAME DAY AGAINST THE (TAMPA) RAPTORS

It marks the beginning of the end of Cleveland’s four game homestand. The Toronto Raptors Come to RMFH for a Sunday night matchup, which is the first game of a one-on-one for the Cavs. Toronto has lost seven in a row and nine of its last ten.

LAST TIME OUT

An angry rally and comeback attempt by the young Cavs failed against the Spurs on Friday. San Antonio took the lead by a large margin and led at one point 22 points in the second half, only to see it drop to a four point lead in the final minute. The starting position of the Cavs was sensational again: Collin Sexton and Darius Garland each scored 29 points.

Read the summary of Friday’s game here.

HOW THE TEAMS STACK

CLE
GOAL
15-26
recording
17-21
13th in the east
Stand
11th in the east
103.8
PPG
112.4
43.2
role playing game
41.0
23.0
APG
25.3
5.2
BPG
5.5
8.1
SPG
8.4

PLAYERS TO SEE

Caves: Darius Garland, Collin Sexton and Isaac Okoro

Raptors: Pascal Siakam, Fred Van Vleet and Kyle Lowry

INJURY REPORT *

Caves:

  • Matthew Dellavedova – appendectomy – questionable
  • Andre Drummond – Personal Reasons – OUT
  • Kevin Love – Right Calf Pain – OUT
  • JaVale McGee – Disease – Questionable
  • Tauride Prince – Left Shoulder Sprain – OUT

    Spurs:

    NOT LISTED

    Subject to change *

    LINKS BETWEEN OPPONENTS

  • Cavs striker Kevin Love and Raptors guard Norman Powell both played their college ball at UCLA
  • Wayne Embry, Senior Basketball Advisor at Raptors, served in various positions with the Cavaliers from 1986 to 1999, including Vice President and General Manager and Executive Vice President
  • Patrick McCaw, the Guardian of the Raptors, played three games for the Cavs last season

    WHAT’S NEXT?

    The fourth game of this four-game homestand is tomorrow night against the Sacramento Kings. After that, the Cavs head out on a four-game road trip.