Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Here's the primer for tonight's season-opener between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Washington Wizards; VENUE: Quicken Loans ArenaTIP-OFF: 7:13 p.m.RECORDS: Cavaliers 0-0, Wizards 0-0TV: FOX Sports Ohio HD; NBA League passRADIO: WTAM-1100 AM (6:30 p.m.)PROBABLE STARTERSCavs vs. WizardsC Anderson Varejao vs. Emeka OkaforF Tristan Thompson vs. Trevor BookerF Alonzo Gee vs. Trevor ArizaG Dion Waiters vs. Bradley BealG Kyrie Irving vs. A.J. PriceNOTES: Irving was cleared to play Tuesday morning after having four wisdom teeth removed last week. The Cavs enter the opener with no significant injuries. Nene (foot), John Wall (knee) and Kevin Seraphin (calf) are all out for the Wizards. Jeremy Pargo is a backup PG for the Cavs; brother Jannero Pargo for the Wizards. However, Donald Sloan is likely to get most, if not all, of the minutes behind Irving. Beal was the No. 3 overall draft pick, Waiters the fourth. Waiters on the matchup: I dont worry about that. Following tonights game, the Cavs return home Friday to face Chicago, then hit the road for six games. That includes a trip to the West Coast. The Wizards open the season at home Saturday vs. Boston.Officials: Tony Brothers, Michael Smith, Haywoode Workman.
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