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Preview: Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Preview: Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

The Lakers (12-27) host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (19-20) on Thursday night at Staples Center. James returned Tuesday night from back and knee injuries, only to see his team lose their sixth game in a row in overtime to the Suns in Phoenix, 107-100. The Cavaliers have struggled against tremendous expectations this season, with the return of James and the addition of Kevin Love.  The team recently acquired J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks, and Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets. Shumpert is out with a shoulder injury. Mozgov has traditionally been a difficult cover for the Lakers. Kobe Bryant (rest), Jordan Hill (knee) and Ronnie Price...

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