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Game 26, Bucks vs Cavs, Bradley Center
Bucks (14-11) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (5-23).
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
WHERE: BMO Harris Bradley Center.
BROADCASTS:TV - None. Radio - AM-620.
ABOUT THE CAVALIERS: Cleveland, which fell to the Indiana Pacers, 99-89, on Friday night, has lost six straight and 11 of 12. The only victory came at home against the Los Angeles Lakers. Included in the streak was a 90-86 defeat to the Bucks last weekend at Quicken Loans Arena. Rookie center Tyler Zeller made his first career start at Boston on Wednesday and had 20 points and three rebounds in the Cavaliers' 103-91 loss to the Celtics. Former University of Wisconsin and Bucks forward Jon Leuer was recalled from Canton of the NBA Development League on Thursday. In six games with the Charge, Leuer averaged 20.3 points and 12.3 rebounds. Entering Friday, Dion Waiters was averaging 14.7 points, ranking third among NBA rookies.
PROBABLE CAVALIERS STARTERS
G Dion Waiters, 6-4, Syracuse
G Kyrie Irving, 6-3, Duke
F Alonzo Gee, 6-6, Alabama
F Tristan Thompson, 6-9, Texas
C Tyler Zeller, 7-0, North Carolina
Coach: Byron Scott (third season, 45-131; 13th overall, 397-486).
Injury report: Anderson Varejao (right knee contusion) is day-to-day. Daniel Gibson (right ankle sprain) is probable.
PROBABLE BUCKS STARTERS
G Monta Ellis, 6-3, Lanier (Miss.)
G B. Jennings, 6-1, Oak Hill (Va.)
F Marquis Daniels, 6-6, Auburn
F Luc Mbah a Moute, 6-8, UCLA
C Larry Sanders, 6-11, VCU
Coach: Scott Skiles (fifth season, 160-177; 13th overall, 441-428).
Injury report: Beno Udrih (sprained right ankle) and Tobias Harris (right elbow laceration) are out.