LeBron James misses shootaround with cold

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The Cavaliers have won four straight, their second-longest winning streak of the last five seasons.

To keep that going, there’s a chance they’ll have to play without a fully healthy LeBron James against the Nuggets tonight.

Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal:

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Cleveland has outscored opponents with LeBron on and off the court this season. Obviously, though, he helps.

However, if there’s a game this week the Cavaliers can afford LeBron to miss or play limited minutes, it’s this one against 2-7 Denver. Cleveland follows tonight’s contest vs. Spurs, at Wizards, vs. Raptors – teams with a combined 20-8 record.