76ers at Cleveland Cavaliers at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Sixers (18-55) vs. Cavs. (47-27)

WHEN: 4:30  p.m. Sunday


WHERE: Quicken Loans Arena

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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411 ON CAVS:  Cleveland was arguably the hottest team in the league before Friday's setback to the Brooklyn Nets.  The Cavs won 10 of 12 games before that setback.

PROBABLE STARTER

SIXERS (18-55)

33  Robert Covington G 6-9 12.79ppg. 4.5 rpg.

12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 10.1 ppg. 5.0 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 9.9 ppg. 8.1 rpg.

9  JaKarr Sampson G 6-9 4.7 ppg. 2.1 rpg.

5 Ish Smith G 6-0 11.6 ppg. 6.2 apg. (with the Sixers)

Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 37-117)

Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out), Jason Richardson (knee), and Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out).

CAVS (47-27)

23 LeBron James F 6-8 25.8 ppg. 7.3 apg.

0  Kevin Love F 6-10 16.6.ppg. 10.0 rpg`.

20 Timofey Mozgov C 7-1 9.6 ppg. 7.3 rpg.

5 J.R.  Smith G 6-6, 12.1 ppg, 2.9 apg.

2 Kyrie  Irving  G 6-3 21.9 ppg 5.2 apg.

Coach: David Blatt  (first season, 47-27)

Injury report:   Anderson Varejao (left Achilles tendon rupture, out)

THE SERIES

Sixers lead, 102-92.

COMING UP

Monday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Lakers at Sixers

Wednesday: 7 p.m., at Verizon Center, Sixers at Washington Wizards

Follow Inquirer 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers and on Instagram at PompeyOnSixers