Cleveland will have Kevin Love back in the lineup, coach Tyronn Lue confirmed before the game. Love sat out Thursday’s win over the Phoenix Suns because of back spasms. Love, who has missed five games this season read this because of injuries, enters the game averaging 20.7 points and a team-high 10.8 rebounds per game. Parker was expected to play after missing Thursday’s game against Denver, but the team said Saturday he is still experiencing pain and won’t play. The 34-year-old is averaging 11.5 points per game, his lowest since his rookie season in 2001. Rookie Dejounte Murray started in Parker’s place Thursday and scored a career-high 24 points against the Nuggets. Veteran Patty Mills also is available. The Spurs will continue to be without center Pau Gasol , who had surgery after fracturing the fourth metacarpal on his left hand during warm-ups on Thursday. top articleDavid Lee is expected to start in Gasol’s spot.
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