Lakers vs Cavaliers Monday: Lineups, Injury Reports & Broadcast Info

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LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers (30-41) will take on Darius Garland and the Cleveland Cavaliers (41-30) in part of the NBA Monday slate.

In the Lakers’ previous game, they were defeated by the Washington Wizards with 127-119 being the final score. LeBron James finished with 38 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists while Russell Westbrook chipped in 22 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists to go along with.

The Cavaliers are coming off a 113-109 win over the Detroit Pistons. Darius Garland recorded 24 points and 12 assists in this one while Evan Mobley finished with his 20th double-double of the season with 12 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists.

The clear-cut top storyline in this game will be LeBron James playing in Cleveland for potentially one of the few final times in his NBA career barring a change of team. However, he’s questionable to play in this one, but lately, he’s been playing through that status on the injury report.

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Here’s everything to know about how to tune in to watch Los Angeles Lakers vs Cleveland Cavaliers:

How to Watch Los Angeles Lakers vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Date: Monday, March 21

Time: 7:00 PM ET

Location: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, OH

TV Channel: Spectrum SportsNet (Lakers) and Bally Sports Ohio (Cavaliers)

Injury Report for Los Angeles Lakers vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Los Angeles Lakers Injury Report: OUT: Anthony Davis (right mid-foot sprain), Kendrick Nunn (right knee bone bruise)

PROBABLE: Talen Horton-Tucker (left ankle sprain), Wenyen Gabriel (left ankle sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: LeBron James (left knee soreness/effusion), Wayne Ellington (illness)

Cleveland Cavaliers Injury Report: OUT: Jarrett Allen (left 3rd finger fracture), Rajon Rondo (right ankle sprain), Collin Sexton (left knee meniscal tear, Dean Wade (right knee soreness)

Projected Starting Lineups for Los Angeles Lakers vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Los Angeles Lakers Projected Starting Lineup: G Russell Westbrook, G Malik Monk, F Austin Reaves, F Stanley Johnson, C LeBron James

Cleveland Cavaliers Projected Starting Lineup: G Darius Garland, G Isaac Okoro, F Lamar Stevens, L Lauri Markkanen, C Evan Mobley

LEBRON BECOMES 2ND ALL-TIME SCORER: Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James scored 38 points during the team’s 127-119 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. He’s now averaging 29.8 points per game on the season at 37-years-old, which has put him on the fast track to becoming the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. READ MORE

KOBE’S ADVICE TO LUKA: Luka Doncic was the third overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. He wasn’t with the franchise very long, as they traded him to the Dallas Mavericks for the pick that was Trae Young and future selection that turned into Cam Reddish. READ MORE

POTENTIAL AYTON SUITORS: One of the more intriguing free agency storylines that people are going to follow this offseason is what happens with Deandre Ayton. Ayton, who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, is heading toward restricted free agency because he and the Suns didn’t agree to a rookie extension before the deadline. READ MORE

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