Playing a fifth straight road game with two more to go after Thursday, the Cavaliers are reeling, having lost three of four so far on their extended road trip.
Still, the Cavaliers are just a win away from a .500 record, and Kyrie Irving continues to play well. The top overall draft pick has averaged 20.5 points on 51.6 % shooting along with 4.5 assists over the past two games. Irving will be facing off against Steve Nash for the first time in his pro career, and while Nash's scoring is down, averaging 12.6 points, he the 37 year-old is still shooting 50.6 % from the field and averaging 9.6 assists.
The game is scheduled to start at 9:00 p.m. eastern. Cleveland concludes its road trip against the Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Bobcats.