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    Saturday, November 17th (All times eastern)

    Dallas Mavericks (5-5) at Cleveland Cavaliers (2-6), 7:30 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The Dallas Mavericks make their only trip to Cleveland on Saturday night to face the Cavaliers, who are mired in a four-game losing streak, at Quicken Loans Arena.

    The Mavericks had a rough night in Indianapolis Friday. The Pacers handed Dallas a 20-point loss, 103-83, and it was a bad loss on a few different levels.

    Dallas surrendered 100 points or more for the fifth time in its last six games. The Mavs, losers of four in a row on the road, gave up 101 points to the winless Washington Wizards in victory on Wednesday, then allowed 103 to the Pacers. The Wizards and Pacers are ranked 30th and 28th in the NBA in scoring, respectively.

    And, the Mavericks got one of their injured stars back on Friday when Shawn Marion returned to the lineup after missing the previous five with a knee sprain. Marion scored two points in 25 minutes against the Pacers.

    "We've got to get consistency out there and we've all got to take accountability for what we're doing on both ends of the floor," he added. "Right now, it seems like our trust is not where it should be and we're not helping each other the way we should be helping each other. We've gotta get back to doing that."

    The Cavaliers, who should be well rested since their last game was Tuesday, have dropped four in a row after an impressive victory in Los Angeles over the Clippers on Nov. 5.

    Scoring hasn't been the big problem during this slide. The Cavs average 98.2 ppg over the last four, but they've surrendered an average of 108.25 ppg. That number is staggering and in fact, Cleveland has allowed 100 or more points to the opposition in every game since the season-opener against the Washington Wizards.

    "In these first eight games, I think we've taken a step of two back," head coach Byron Scott said of his team's defense, which slipped to dead last in opponent's scoring.

    Kyrie Irving is putting up All Star numbers. He is fourth in the NBA in scoring with a 24.3 ppg average and 6.5 assists.

    The Cavs get a member of the rotation back on Saturday when rookie big man Tyler Zeller returns after missing four games after he fractured his left orbital bone and got a concussion against the Clippers. In that game, Zeller had 15 points and seven rebounds.

    "It doesn't hurt as bad today as it did yesterday," said Zeller, who will wear a protective mask. "They did a great job making it. For the most part, I can see."

    The Mavericks have won three of the last four in this series, but are 1-3 in their last four in Cleveland.

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

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      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

      Updated:

      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

      Updated:

      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

      Enter to win tickets to Nitro Jam

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      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | March 14-15 Video included

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      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

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