• Philadelphia plays Cleveland, seeks 4th straight home win

    By: The Associated Press

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    Cleveland Cavaliers (4-5, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (6-3, fifth in the Eastern Conference)

    Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

    Philadelphia heads into a matchup with Cleveland after winning three straight home games.

    Philadelphia finished 31-21 in Eastern Conference action and 31-10 at home in the 2018-19 season. The 76ers averaged 115.2 points per game last season, 21.2 on free throws and 32.5 from beyond the arc.

    Cleveland went 19-63 overall and 6-35 on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Cavaliers shot 44.4% from the field and 35.5% from 3-point range last season.

    The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

    76ers Injuries: Ben Simmons: day to day (shoulder), Shake Milton: out (knee), Al Horford: out (rest).

    Cavaliers Injuries: Ante Zizic: out (foot), Dylan Windler: out (stress reaction), John Henson: out (hamstring).

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    The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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