Garland scores 25 points, Cavaliers hold off Heat 104-100March 9, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Cleveland coach J.B. Bickerstaff called it grit. Miami coach Erik Spoelstra called it disruptiveness.
Whatever it was, it worked for the Cavaliers.
Darius Garland scored 25 points, Donovan Mitchell added 18 and the Cavaliers assured themselves of a second consecutive winning season with a 104-100 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Mitchell scores 40, Cavs sent Celtics to another OT lossMarch 7, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 40 points and Lamar Stevens fueled Cleveland’s fourth-quarter comeback with his hustle, leading the Cavaliers to a 118-114 win on Monday night over the Boston Celtics, who lost their second overtime game in less than 24 hours.
Mitchell scores 40, Stevens rallies Cavs past Celtics in OTMarch 7, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Lamar Stevens spent three quarters watching and waiting his turn. When it finally came, he didn't waste a single second.
Donovan Mitchell scored 40 points and Stevens came off the bench to fuel Cleveland's fourth-quarter comeback with his hustle, leading the Cavaliers to a 118-114 win on Monday night over the Boston Celtics, who lost their second overtime game in less than 24 hours.
Garland scores 21 points, Cavaliers rout Pistons 114-90March 5, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland had 21 points and seven assists, Donovan Mitchell scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers led by 35 points in a 114-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
Mitchell scores 35 points, Cavaliers rout Raptors 118-93February 27, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 35 points and Jarrett Allen had 23 points and 11 rebounds, sending the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 118-93 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Mitchell made eight 3-pointers — one shy of his career high — and had six rebounds and four assists in 31 minutes as the Cavaliers snapped their three-game losing streak and remained fourth in the Eastern Conference.
Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Cavaliers 115-109February 24, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Nikola Jokic began his final push for a possible third straight MVP by getting yet another triple-double.
This season, that means another Denver win.
Jokic had 24 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists for his NBA-leading 22nd triple-double and Michael Porter Jr.
Mitchell scores 30, Cavs top Pelicans to win 5th straightFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the surging Cavaliers arrived in a city where they hadn't won in a decade and demonstrated why Cleveland was among just three teams that held off on making any deals at this week's NBA trade deadline.
Allen, Mobley power Cavaliers to 113-85 win over PistonsFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jarrett Allen scored 20 points, Evan Mobley added 19 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their fourth straight game, 113-85 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night despite resting their starting backcourt.
Garland, Allen each score 23, Cavaliers rout Wizards 114-91February 7, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Darius Garland and Jarrett Allen scored 23 points apiece and Donovan Mitchell added 21 to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 114-91 rout of the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
All five Cleveland starters were in double figures by halftime, and the Cavaliers won for the fourth time in five games.
Garland leads hot-shooting Cavs to 122-103 win over PacersFebruary 6, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Garland scored 24 points, Isaac Okoro added 20 and the Cleveland Cavaliers made 15 3-pointers Sunday in a 122-103 rout of the Indiana Pacers.
All five starters scored in double figures for the Cavaliers, who shot 52.3% percent from the field, including 15 of 37 (40.5%) from long range, to complement a top-ranked defense that held Indiana to 43.5% shooting.
Garland scores 26 as Cavaliers race past Rockets 113-95January 27, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Darius Garland scored 26 points and Evan Mobley added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the short-handed Houston Rockets 113-95 Thursday night despite missing Donovan Mitchell.
Garland, the fifth overall pick in the 2019 draft who turned 23 on Thursday, also had nine assists and four rebounds for the Cavs.
Mobley scores career-high 38, powers Cavs over Bucks 114-102January 22, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — There have been flashes of brilliance from Evan Mobley, tantalizing moments that convinced the Cavaliers he'll dominate.
On Saturday night, he put it all together.
Mobley scored a career-high 38 points, Darius Garland added 21 and Cleveland bounced back from an embarrassing loss with a 114-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, who were again without injured star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Grizzlies top Cavs, tie team record with 11th win in a rowJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desmond Bane scored 25 points, Ja Morant had 24 and the Memphis Grizzlies won their 11th straight game to match the franchise record, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-114 on Wednesday night.
Edwards, bench lift Wolves to 110-102 victory over CavsJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 26 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves got a huge boost from their bench in a 110-102 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Naz Reid scored 17 of Minnesota’s 56 bench points, while Jalen Nowell had 16.
Evan Mobley hits late jumper, Cavaliers beat Suns 90-88January 5, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Evan Mobley couldn't remember the last time he made a winning shot. He'll never forget his first one in the NBA.
“Hopefully,” he said, “more to come.”
Mobley's 14-foot jumper with four seconds left — off an assist from Donovan Mitchell — helped the Cleveland Cavaliers rally for a 90-88 victory Wednesday night over the slumping Phoenix Suns, who lost their fourth straight.
Johnson, Spurs hold off Mitchell, Cavs to win 3rd in rowDecember 13, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich screamed on the sidelines, pounded the scorer’s table and then demonstrated the defensive stance he wanted his young players to show in the final seconds against Cleveland.
LeVert scores 22 points, Cavaliers beat Thunder 110-102December 11, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 22 points, Evan Mobley had 21 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers never trailed in a 110-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night.
Mitchell scores 34, Cavaliers top Magic 107-96December 3, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 34 points and Evan Mobley had 19 points and 13 rebounds, lifting the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-96 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Mitchell poured in 16 points in the first nine minutes, outscoring Orlando himself by one, and the Cavaliers never relinquished control.
Orlando faces Cleveland on 6-game slideDecember 1, 2022 GMT
Orlando Magic (5-17, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (14-8, third in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando aims to stop its six-game losing streak with a victory against Cleveland.
Caris LeVert scores 22 points, Cavaliers rout 76ers 113-85December 1, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 22 points off the bench, Darius Garland had 21 points and nine assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the Philadelphia 76ers 113-85 on Wednesday night.
Donovan Mitchell added 18 points and six assists for Cleveland, which led by a season-high 33 points in the fourth quarter.
Siakam scores 18 in return, Raptors beat Cavaliers 100-88November 29, 2022 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 18 points and 11 rebounds in his return from injury, O.G. Anunoby scored 20 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-88 on Monday night.
Mitchell, Mobley lead Cavaliers to 102-94 win over PistonsNovember 28, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points, Evan Mobley added 20 and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied late to beat the Detroit Pistons 102-94 on Sunday.
“He’s really being aggressive,” Mitchell said about Mobley.
Mitchell scores 34, Cavaliers beat Trail Blazers 114-96November 24, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 34 points and Jarrett Allen had a season-high 24 points and 13 rebounds, lifting the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 114-96 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Garland scores 25, Osman 20 as Cavaliers blast Heat 113-87November 21, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — The smiles, jokes and laughter returned to Cleveland's locker room following Sunday night's win.
A blowout brought a needed breather to these young Cavs.
Darius Garland scored 25 points, Cedi Osman added 20 and extra energy off the bench and the Cavs played one of their best games in weeks, rolling to a 113-87 win over the banged-up Miami Heat.
Lopez scores 29, Bucks deal Cavs 5th straight loss 113-98November 17, 2022 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brook Lopez understands that playing alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to create plenty of open looks.
His improved 3-point shooting is helping the Milwaukee Bucks' 7-foot center capitalize more than ever.
Cleveland visits Milwaukee after Garland’s 51-point gameNovember 15, 2022 GMT
Cleveland Cavaliers (8-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (10-3, second in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland plays the Milwaukee Bucks after Darius Garland scored 51 points in the Cavaliers' 129-124 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Love, Allen lead short-handed Cavaliers to rout of PistonsNovember 5, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Kevin Love had 21 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds as the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Detroit Pistons 112-88 on Friday night for their seventh straight win.
Jarrett Allen scored 22 points and Cedi Osman added 15 as the Cavaliers had a 54-21 edge in bench scoring and a 58-24 edge in points in the paint.
Mitchell, Love rally Cavaliers past Knicks, 121-108October 31, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 38 points and a career-high 12 assists, Kevin Love scored 16 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the New York Knicks 121-108 on Sunday night.
Mobley has 22 points, Cavs beat Magic for 3rd win in rowOctober 27, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Evan Mobley scored a season-high 22 points, Jarrett Allen had 18 points and 16 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic 103-92 on Wednesday night.
Donovan Mitchell added 14 points and eight assists for Cleveland, which has won three in a row after dropping its opener at Toronto.
Mitchell scores 32 points, Cavaliers roll past Bulls 128-96October 23, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — No Cavaliers player had opened a season with back-to-back 30-point games, not even LeBron James, until now.
That he became the first to do so was all well and good to Donovan Mitchell.
Raptors overcome Mitchell’s 31 points, beat Cavs 108-105October 20, 2022 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out, O.G. Anunoby scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-105 Wednesday night.
Cavs forward Mobley out at least 2 weeks with sprained ankleOctober 3, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers starting forward Evan Mobley will miss time with a sprained right ankle suffered during practice, an injury that could sideline him for the start of the regular season in two weeks.
Cavs over Mitchell shock, ready for next step with All-StarSeptember 26, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — When Darius Garland learned about Cleveland's stunning trade, the Cavaliers' All-Star point guard first promised to keep it a secret and then ran around a basketball court in Nashville screaming.
Garland, Cavaliers agree to 5-year, $193 million extensionJuly 2, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland's rapid rise to elite NBA status is complete.
Cleveland's All-Star point guard agreed Saturday to a five-year, $193 million contract extension, his agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports told the Associated Press.
Cavs select Agbaji at 14, add another Mobley in NBA draftJune 24, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ochai Agbaji developed championship DNA in college. The Cavaliers are counting on it staying with him in the pros.
Looking to add a perimeter player who can shoot, defend and maybe accelerate their timeline to NBA title contention, Cleveland selected Agbaji with the No.
Barnes, Mobley, Cunningham unanimous NBA All-Rookie picksMay 19, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes, Cleveland forward Evan Mobley and Detroit guard Cade Cunningham were unanimously voted Wednesday to the NBA All-Rookie first team.
Orlando's Franz Wagner and Houston's Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.
Raptors’ Barnes wins NBA Rookie of the Year, edging MobleyApril 23, 2022 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto forward Scottie Barnes was voted NBA Rookie of the Year on Saturday, edging Cleveland’s Evan Mobley.
“That’s a big award, that’s one of the biggies,” Raptors coach Nick Nurse said.
Hawks’ Capela injures right knee against Cavs, out for gameApril 16, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela missed the second half of the play-in game against Cleveland on Friday night with a right knee hyperextension.
Capela was helped off the floor late in the first half.
Cavs’ rookie Mobley ready for debut on tourney play-in stageApril 12, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Unflappable. Maybe that's the best word to describe Cavaliers prized rookie forward Evan Mobley.
Or maybe unafraid. Or undeniable. Unreal could fit, too.
At roughly the same time the NBA wraps up this season after the Finals in June, Mobley will turn 21.
Mobley back from 5-game absence, starts for Cavs vs NetsApril 8, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley is back in the starting lineup for the Cleveland Cavaliers for a key game Friday against the Brooklyn Nets.
Mobley missed the previous five games with a sprained left ankle and the Cavaliers lost four of them without their big man.
76ers clinch playoff spot with 112-108 win over CavaliersApril 4, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joel Embiid had 44 points and 17 rebounds, James Harden recorded his second triple-double with Philadelphia and the 76ers locked up a playoff spot with a 112-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
Young leads surging Hawks past struggling Cavaliers 131-107April 1, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points and the surging Atlanta Hawks never trailed while beating the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers 131-107 on Thursday night to clinch a spot in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament.
Doncic’s 35 points, 13 assists send Mavs past Cavs 120-112March 31, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — With a large, loud contingent of Slovenia fans on hand, Luka Doncic wanted to give his countrymen a show.
The Cavaliers couldn't stop it.
“When all the people come to see you, you want to put on a show," Doncic said.
Cavs’ Mobley out at least 3 games with sprained left ankleMarch 30, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers star rookie forward Evan Mobley will miss at least the next three games with a sprained left ankle, an injury that could keep Cleveland from clinching one of the top six playoff spots.
Cavs’ Mobley out next game, maybe more, with ankle sprainMarch 29, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers rookie forward Evan Mobley will miss Wednesday night's game against Dallas — and maybe more — with a sprained left ankle as the injury-plagued team fights for a playoff spot.
Cavaliers beat Magic 107-101, lose Mobley to sprained ankleMarch 29, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland had 25 points and 12 assists, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-101 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night after losing big man Evan Mobley due to a sprained left ankle.
Cavaliers take on the Magic on 3-game slideMarch 27, 2022 GMT
Orlando Magic (20-55, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (41-33, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland aims to break its three-game skid when the Cavaliers take on Orlando.
Chicago plays Cleveland on 5-game road skidMarch 25, 2022 GMT
Chicago Bulls (42-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (41-32, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago visits Cleveland looking to break its five-game road slide.
James and the Lakers visit the CavaliersMarch 20, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Lakers (30-41, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (41-30, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: LeBron James leads Los Angeles into a matchup against Cleveland.
Garland scores 24 points, Cavaliers beat Pistons 113-109March 20, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — All-Star point guard Darius Garland had 24 points and 12 assists, Evan Mobley had his NBA rookie-high 20th double-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Detroit Pistons 113-109 on Saturday night.
Cavs top Nuggets 119-116 in OT, end Denver’s road win streakMarch 19, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Lauri Markkanen made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in overtime and scored a season-high 31 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-116 victory over Denver on Friday night that snapped the Nuggets’ franchise-record road winning streak at seven.
Embiid, 76ers set for matchup against the CavaliersMarch 15, 2022 GMT
Philadelphia 76ers (41-26, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (39-29, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia into a matchup against Cleveland.
Mobley scores season-high 30 as Cavs beat Clippers in OTMarch 15, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Evan Mobley doesn’t look like he’s in his first NBA playoff race.
The 20-year-old rookie scored a season-high 30 points and Darius Garland had 24 points and 13 assists, sending the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 120-111 overtime victory against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Cavaliers sign 7-2 center Moses Brown to 10-day contractMarch 10, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — With All-Star center Jarrett Allen sidelined indefinitely with a broken finger, the Cleveland Cavaliers signed big man Moses Brown to a 10-day contract on Thursday.
The 7-foot-2 Brown, who played for Dallas earlier this season, is expected to be available for Friday's game in Miami.
Garland scores career-high 41, leads Cavs past PacersMarch 9, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Garland scored a career-high 41 points, had 13 assists and hit a decisive pair of free throws with 14 seconds left to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Indiana Pacers 127-124 on Tuesday night.
All-Star Allen injured during Cavs’ 104-96 win over RaptorsMarch 7, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers couldn't even celebrate a signature win. They've got another significant injury to overcome.
All-Star center Jarrett Allen reportedly suffered a fractured finger during the first quarter of Sunday's 104-96 win over the Toronto Raptors, a potentially damaging blow to Cleveland's playoff hopes.
Cavaliers escape LeBron’s shadow as NBA’s biggest surpriseFebruary 22, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — There were skeptics, and they included pretty much anyone who watched the Cavaliers struggle the past three years, who wondered about the team's “Let ’Em Know” theme heading into the 2021-22 season.
Pistons’ Cunningham named MVP of All-Star Rising StarsFebruary 19, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — The No. 1 overall pick came out on top again.
Detroit rookie Cade Cunningham, being counted on to bring the Pistons back to relevancy, was named MVP of the NBA's All-Star Rising Stars on Friday night while leading Team Barry to a 25-20 win over Team Isiah.
Suns beat Clippers, adding on to their NBA-best 47-10 recordFebruary 16, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 26 points, Chris Paul added 17 points and 14 assists, and the All-Star duo led the Phoenix Suns to another win by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 103-96 on Tuesday night.
Young scores 41 for Hawks to hand 124-116 loss to CavaliersFebruary 16, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 41 points, Danilo Gallinari added 25 and the Atlanta Hawks held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-116 on Tuesday night.
Cleveland, sitting in third place in the Eastern Conference, lost consecutive games for the first time since Dec.