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Here's today's Fear the Newsletter, where we will always try to set you up like Kyrie passing to LeBron off the glass.

TALK TO ME: The Cavs practiced Wednesday and got good news: Iman Shumpert will play Thursday and everyone sans Kyle Korver will as well.

LEGEND HAS IT: The Cavs play the Bulls tonight at 8 p.m. on TNT. Will the #TNTBulls show up or will the Cavs get back on track?

ALL DUE RESPECT: Bucks 103, Celtics 100. Hornets 110, Raptors 106. Clippers 133, Wizards 124. Warriors 110, Spurs 98. Jazz 112, Kings 82. The Rockets had the night off.

The Cavs are now tied with the Celtics. two games up on the Wizards and three games up on the Raptors.

JOB WELL DONE: Nothing new yesterday. aside from news Like the Cavs, we took an off day.

Also: Subscribe to the Locked on Cavaliers podcast. Today's show breaks down the top of the East with MassLive's Jay King. There's also a fun giveaway that just started.

CROWN: Vox's Brad Plummer has a deep dive into the U.S. nuclear policy. Cleveland Scene has a long look at the cozy relationship between Mayor Frank Jackson and the head of cleveland.com, Chris Quinn. USA Today's Sam Amick goes into the mind of Draymond Green. ESPN's Zach Lowe names his annual Marc Gasol All-Stars. And the Nieman Lab's Joshua Benton on why doing good journalism won't be enough on its own to win back reader trust.

That's it for today. Drop your questions, comments and concerns to christopherwmanning@gmail.com and we'll talk again tomorrow.

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