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Pacers vs. Cavaliers: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

The Pacers hope the sixth time is the charm as they look to win their first preseason game on Saturday night in Cleveland.

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2013-14 NBA Preseason
October 19, 2013 - 7:30 p.m. ET
Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio (Cleveland feed)---- Radio: AM 1070/107.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
George Hill PG Kyrie Irving
Lance Stephenson SG Dion Waiters
Paul George SF Alonzo Gee
David West PF Tristan Thompson
Roy Hibbert C Anderson Varejao

The Pacers complete their first preseason back-to-back on Saturday night when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers a night after losing to the Bulls in Chicago. The Pacers need to play with the same spirit they showed in Chicago to continue raising their level of play as the regular season approaches.

Danny Granger remains a game-time decision after leaving the game in Chicago with a calf strain which also had him shut it down early on Wednesday against the Mavericks. The Pacers are 0-5 which isn't a big problem since it is preseason, but the big 0 in the win column just looks ugly. Find a way to win one, fellas.

For the Cavs, Dion Waiters is questionable after missing their last game on Thursday with a hip injury. The Cavs have heightened expectations with all of their young talent coming together nicely, led by Kyrie Irving. If they can ever get Andrew Bynum on the floor, the Cavs will be a handful all year.

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