Irving vs. Lowry

Last time these teams met in Toronto, Irving hit a game-winning buzzer beater and he’s the engine of the Cavaliers offence. Lowry can’t get into a one-on-one battle with him at either end of the court.

NEED TO KNOW

The Cavs are a bit sickly. Irving missed a game with the flu, Waiters missed a game with the flu and Zeller was feeling ill in their loss to Memphis on Friday night. … Fourth meeting this year. The Cavs lead the season series 2-1. … Toronto-raised Tristan Thompson had 10 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to the Grizzlies. … First of 12 straight games against Eastern Conference opposition for the Raptors. … Andrea Bargnani left Friday’s game in Los Angeles after re-aggravating his right elbow and was to be examined by team physicians this weekend. His status was up in the air.