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Mavericks GameDay: Challenging week continues with Cavaliers matchup

LeBron James, right and the Cavaliers are 17-8 since Tyronn Lue took as coach Jan. 22. The Cavs play host to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday (6 p.m., FSSW).
LeBron James, right and the Cavaliers are 17-8 since Tyronn Lue took as coach Jan. 22. The Cavs play host to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday (6 p.m., FSSW). AP

Mavericks at Cavaliers

6 p.m. Wednesday, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland

TV: FSSW

Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)

Records: Mavs 34-33; Cavs 47-19

About the Mavericks: Dallas snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 107-96 win in Charlotte on Monday. ... Chandler Parsons scored 24 points, his 16th game this season with 20 or more points. Parsons also converted 5 of 9 shots from 3-point range, the fourth time he’s had five or more 3-pointers. ... Dirk Nowitzki (23 points, 11 rebounds) registered his ninth double-double of the season. ... The Mavericks started three guards as Raymond Felton started in place of center Zaza Pachulia. Felton finished with nine points, three steals and a season-high 12 assists. ... The eighth-seeded Mavericks are two games ahead of ninth-seeded Utah. ... After playing the Cavaliers, the Mavericks host Golden State Friday.

About the Cavaliers: Cleveland returns home after going 3-1 on a western road trip. The lone loss came Monday at Utah 94-85. ... The Cavaliers have won six of their past eight games. ... Cleveland is 17-8 under new coach and former Mavericks guard Tyronn Lue. ... The Cavaliers defeated the Mavericks 110-107 in overtime on Jan. 12 in Dallas. The Mavericks led 23-7 with 5 minutes remaining in a first quarter that ended with Dallas ahead 25-22. ... LeBron James averages 24.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.39 steals. ... Kyrie Irving (19.6 points, 4.6 assists), Kevin Love (15.6 points, 9.9 rebounds) and J. R. Smith (12.5 points) complement James as does Texas-ex Tristan Thompson (8.1 points, 9.4 rebounds). ... The Cavs have the league’s third-best home record at 27-6.

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