CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn't sure.
One thing he had no doubt about was this: It was the right move to...
John Beilein brought success, pride to Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — John Beilein called it a heck of a ride.
That felt like a typical understatement from Michigan's outgoing coach.
AP sources: Pelicans hiring former Cavs GM Griffin
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pelicans have reached an agreement in principle to make former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin New Orleans' new executive vice president of basketball...
CLEVELAND (AP) — After handing out sneakers, signed balls and other gifts to fans, the Cleveland Cavaliers gathered one last time after the fourth-worst season in franchise history ended and took...
Correction: Cavaliers-Renamed Arena story
CLEVELAND (AP) — In a story April 9 about the renaming of the Cleveland Cavaliers' arena, The Associated Press erroneously reported when the team will host the NBA All-Star Game. It is 2022, not...
CLEVELAND (AP) — With one game left, the Charlotte Hornets are still in the playoff chase.
There's hope, not heartache.
Kemba Walker scored 23 points and Charlotte kept its late-season...
Cleveland hosts Charlotte, aims to stop home slide
Charlotte Hornets (38-42, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (19-62, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Cavaliers take on the Spurs on 8-game losing streak
San Antonio Spurs (46-34, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (19-61, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State took another step toward securing the top seed in the West, yet coach Steve Kerr has some legitimate concerns as the Warriors close in on the...
Fox, Hield lead Kings to 117-104 win over Cavaliers
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento's Buddy Hield shook off a poor shooting start from 3-point range and inched closer to an NBA record.
Hield made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points,...
Cleveland Cavaliers (19-59, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (38-40, ninth in the Western Conference)
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker said he heard from the Cleveland Cavaliers bench that he wasn't going to score 50 points.
That was fine with Booker, because he knew it meant his teammates would...
Suns take on the Cavaliers on 6-game skid
Cleveland Cavaliers (19-58, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-60, 15th in the Western Conference)
Harrell, Clippers stay hot in 132-108 win over Cavaliers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The surging Los Angeles Clippers don't need a motto, but after their latest win, they did seem to have a preferred slogan:
Cleveland faces Los Angeles, looks to stop 4-game skid
Cleveland Cavaliers (19-57, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (45-31, sixth in the Western Conference)
Spurs retire Ginobili’s jersey during emotional ceremony
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Manu Ginobili would've been happy to quietly retire without the Spurs retiring his jersey. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said the humble Argentinian had no choice but to...
DeRozan leads Spurs past Cavs as team honors Ginobili
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Manu Ginobili was a winner in San Antonio. No way the Spurs were going to lose on his special night.
DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and San Antonio celebrated Ginobili's...
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- The Washington TimesBradley Beal encouraged with Wizards' direction after meeting with Ted LeonsisFebruary 11, 2019
- Cleveland.comCavs and Jif & Smuckers surprise Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland with new vanJanuary 29, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalTom Oates: Victory over Cavaliers reaffirms Bucks back on track after tough monthDecember 13, 2018
Cleveland Cavaliers (19-56, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (43-32, eighth in the Western Conference)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Boston Celtics keep finding ways to win without Kyrie Irving.
Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 21 points, and the Celtics broke away from a fourth-quarter tie...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Boston Celtics will rest star guard Kyrie Irving against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Irving is averaging 23.8 points and the Celtics want to keep him as fresh as possible...
Boston takes on Cleveland, seeks to break 4-game skid
Boston Celtics (43-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (19-55, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Hobbled Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks past Cavs 127-105
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo seems to have recovered quickly from a recent ankle sprain.
Antetokounmpo showed few signs he was bothered by the ailing right ankle, getting 26 points...
Gallinari scores 27 as Clippers edge Cavaliers 110-108
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers' latest victory in a torrid March came the hard way.
While happy to leave town on a high note, coach Doc Rivers knew his team caught a break Friday...
Sexton scores 27, leads Cavaliers past Pistons 126-119
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers squeaked by without Kevin Love.
The Detroit Pistons, playing without Blake Griffin, weren't as fortunate.
Mavericks top Cavaliers 121-116 as Dirk closes on Wilt
DALLAS (AP) — As they watched Dirk Nowitzki's shooting heat up yet again, fans at the American Airlines Center thought they might be watching history Saturday night.
Gordon, Augustin help Magic rout Cavaliers 120-91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For one night, the Orlando Magic did almost everything right. The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't do much of anything at all.
"We knew that we had to respond tonight and play...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Asked to assess his overall performance, Joel Embiid said he was "trash."
When the Philadelphia 76ers needed him the most, however, their All-Star center came to...
Raptors’ Leonard returns against Cavaliers
CLEVELAND (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is returning for Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers after sitting out Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — Rodney McGruder was having a quiet night.
And in a span of 22 seconds, everything changed.
Josh Richardson scored 20 points to lead a club record-tying eight Miami players...
NEW YORK (AP) — Locked in a tight game in the fourth quarter, the Brooklyn Nets needed answers quickly.
That meant Spencer Dinwiddie.
"He's a speed demon. He's a dragster out there,"...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love makes the Cleveland Cavaliers a different basketball team.
The Orlando Magic learned that lesson Sunday night in what could be a costly loss for their playoff...
Cavs Love to rest foot, won’t play against Pistons
CLEVELAND (AP) — Star forward Kevin Love will rest his surgically repaired left foot when the Cleveland Cavaliers face the Detroit Pistons.
Trail Blazers hold off Cavaliers’ rally for 123-110 win
CLEVELAND (AP) — CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard made sure Portland didn't turn an easy win into a crushing loss.
McCollum scored 35 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, and Lillard...
Love scores season-high 32 as Cavs beat Grizzlies 112-107
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love is having fun in his return to the basketball court.
After a season of losing streaks, injuries and trades, the Cleveland Cavaliers finally are, too.
Cavaliers send Suns to franchise-record 16th straight loss
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love's presence makes an obvious difference for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Playing his third game since returning from foot surgery, Love had 16 points and 11 rebounds...
Russell scores 36, Nets outlast Cavaliers 148-139 in 3OTs
CLEVELAND (AP) — DeMarre Carroll saved the day for the Brooklyn Nets, and D'Angelo Russell took advantage of the extra opportunity.
Russell scored 14 of his 36 points in the third overtime after Carroll's desperation 3-pointer in the second OT tied the game, and the Nets outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers 148-139 on Wednesday night.
Russell's big finish wouldn't have been possible if Carroll hadn't shocked everyone with his buzzer-beating shot.
Cavs send Knicks to franchise-record 17th straight loss
CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Knicks' franchise-record 17th straight loss might have been the toughest one to take.
The Knicks erased a 17-point deficit in the second half and had several chances to take the lead or tie the game in the final minute before falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-104 on Monday night.
"It's incredibly hard," said guard Dennis Smith Jr. "No one wants to lose, especially 17 in a row. Tonight would've been major for us if we'd have pulled it out."
Bogdanovic leads Pacers past Cavaliers for 5th straight win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers are sending a message to the rest of the NBA: Team basketball still wins games.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and the Pacers extended their winning streak to five with a 105-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Darren Collison added 18 points, Myles Turner had 14 points and eight rebounds and Domantas Sabonis came off the bench to score 13 points and grab 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who led by as many as 21 points.
Love returns, briefly, to Cavs’ lineup after foot surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Love's return to the Cleveland Cavaliers' lineup after missing 50 games following surgery on his left foot was a brief one.
Love started and played the first six minutes in the Cavaliers' 119-103 loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday night. He scored four points.
He shot 1 for 5 from the field and missed all three of his 3-point attempts. Love made two free throws and had a rebound and an assist. He left the game midway through the first period and did not return.
Portis scores 30 in debut as Wizards beat Cavs 119-106
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Washington Wizards found out that All-Star point guard John Wall was going to need surgery for a ruptured left Achilles tendon, just a month after surgery to repair bone spurs in his left heel, they decided to regroup.
Wall's surgery will cost him at least the majority of the 2019-20 season. After learning the news just ahead of the NBA's trading deadline, the Wizards quickly traded Otto Porter Jr. and Markieff Morris in separate deals.
Kevin Love returns for Cavaliers after missing 50 games
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Love returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers' lineup on Friday after missing 50 games following surgery on his left foot.
Love started and played the first six minutes against the Washington Wizards, scoring four points. He shot 1 for 5 from the field, missing all three of his 3-point attempts. Love made two free throws and had a rebound and an assist.
Rookie Doncic scores 35 as Mavericks top Cavaliers 111-98
CLEVELAND (AP) — During his 21-year NBA career, Dirk Nowitzki has seen plenty of talented young offensive players.
Never one like Luka Doncic.
The Dallas rookie sensation matched his season high with 35 points and did a little bit of everything, and Harrison Barnes scored 13 in the fourth quarter to lead the undermanned Mavericks to a 111-98 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Cavs rally past Bulls 104-101, snap 6-game skid
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers coach Larry Drew looked at a rare victory as a learning experience.
Jordan Clarkson and Alec Burks each scored 18 points, Cedi Osman added 17 and the Cavaliers ended a six-game losing streak, rallying to beat the Chicago Bulls 104-101 on Sunday.
Winslow scores 27, leads Heat past Cavaliers 100-94
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Miami Heat looked like a different team in the second half Friday night.
Trailing at the break, Miami took over in the final two quarters and defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-94.
"The starters have taken some heat, no pun intended, and they wanted to come out and show what they can do," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.
Justise Winslow scored 27 points and Hassan Whiteside had 14 points and 13 rebounds.
Rozier’s perfect start, 26 points carry Celtics past Cavs
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics had a little tuneup before their big mid-winter test.
Terry Rozier scored 22 of his 26 points in the first half and the Celtics coasted to their fifth straight victory with a 123-103 win over the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Now, they look ahead to a showdown with defending champion Golden State at TD Garden on Saturday night.
Celtics starters Irving and Horford out against Cleveland
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics will be without starters Kyrie Irving and Al Horford for their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Irving is sidelined with flu-like symptoms and Horford is getting rest Wednesday night. Horford missed seven games in December with left knee soreness.
Coach Brad Stevens said Terry Rozier will take Irving's spot in the starting lineup and Aron Baynes would fill in for Horford.
LeBron says he ‘will definitely not shut up and dribble’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James says he will not stick to sports.
The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game.
"I will not just shut up and dribble," James said. "I get to sit up here and talk about what's really important."
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- AP Interview: Wade wants to wear Heat jersey again _ someday
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- AP Source: Cavaliers agree to terms with Cedi OsmanJuly 12, 2017
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