Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 1/2/13
OPENING TIP The Kings arrive as one of the leagues most discussed teams, but for all the wrong reasons. DeMarcus Cousins, their talented young center, has been suspended for a shouting match with coach Keith Smart, one of the most laid-back people in world history. Itd be a surprise if Cousins is still with the team following the trading deadline. The Cavs, meanwhile, have lost two straight, and are again without veterans Anderson Varejao (knee) and Daniel Gibson (concussion). Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland TVRadio: 7 p.m. FOX Sports OhioWTAM All-Time Series: Cavaliers lead, 53-52. STARTING LINEUPS SACRAMENTO KINGS (11-20) C DeMarcus Cousins PF Jason Thompson SF John Salmons SG Francisco Garcia PG Isaiah Thomas CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (7-25) C Tyler Zeller PF Tristan Thompson SF Alonzo Gee SG Dion Waiters PG Kyrie Irving Pregame notes: Varejao will miss his seventh straight game and eighth this season. Despite rumors, the Cavs are holding him out for no reason other tha...
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