Cleveland takes home win streak into matchup with Los Angeles

Andre Drummond, RJ Barrett
Posted at 7:03 PM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 19:04:01-05

Cleveland hosts Los Angeles trying to continue its three-game home winning streak.

The Cavaliers have gone 5-3 at home. Cleveland is third in the NBA with 53 points in the paint led by Andre Drummond averaging 14.9.

The Lakers have gone 9-0 away from home. Los Angeles averages 47.6 rebounds per game and is 3-1 when outrebounded by opponents.

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

TOP PERFORMERS: Collin Sexton is averaging 25.5 points and four assists for the Cavaliers. Drummond is averaging 17.2 points and 13.2 rebounds while shooting 44.2% over the last 10 games for Cleveland.

Dennis Schroder is averaging 13.8 points and 3.9 rebounds for the Lakers. Montrezl Harrell is averaging 0.8 assists and 14.2 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 4-6, averaging 102 points, 42.6 rebounds, 23 assists, 9.2 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 44.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.8 points on 48.0% shooting.

Lakers: 8-2, averaging 112.4 points, 47 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.3 steals and 6.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.2 points on 45.0% shooting.

INJURIES: Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova: out (concussion), Kevin Love: out (calf), Larry Nance Jr. (wrist).

Lakers: LeBron James: day to day (left ankle), Anthony Davis: day to day (right ankle), Kostas Antetokounmpo: out (knee), Jared Dudley: out (calf).