NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Tuesday, November 18th (All times eastern)
Cleveland Cavaliers (8-2) at New Jersey Nets (4-5), 7:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will take their winning ways to the road for two games, starting with the New Jersey Nets tonight from the Izod Center.
The Cavaliers have won seven in a row to improve to 8-2 on the season and recorded a 105-93 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena. James scored 38 points and dished out seven assists while Mo Williams added 20 points and four assists for the Cavs.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 16 points and Delonte West netted 12 in the win. The Cavs will also pay a visit to Allen Iverson and the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The Cavs are 2-2 as the visitor this season.
On the injury front for Cleveland, guard Daniel Gibson is listed as questionable for Tuesday's game against New Jersey with a back problem.
New Jersey has won two straight since a three-game losing streak and is coming off a home-and-home sweep of the Atlanta Hawks. In Saturday's 119-107 triumph over the Hawks at Philips Arena, Devin Harris had 33 points and 10 assists and has scored at least 30 points in his last three games.
Vince Carter finished with 29 points and moved into third place on the Nets' all-time scoring list, passing Jason Kidd. Ryan Anderson had 17 points off the bench in a winning effort.
The Nets are back at the Meadowlands where they own a 2-3 record. In injury news for New Jersey, center Josh Boone is expected to miss Tuesday's game with a bruised left ankle.
New Jersey went 3-1 against the Cavs last season and has won nine of the last 14 meetings in the series.
Cleveland has lost three straight and 11 of 12 at New Jersey.
11/18 10:20:58 ET