CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers made their first move before the NBA draft tipped off.
Adding another asset to perhaps use to bolster its roster, Cleveland acquired the No. 49 selection from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for the rights to forward Sasha Vezenkov and $1.75 million.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers assistant Greg Buckner has been promoted to associate head coach under J.B. Bickerstaff.
The team announced the promotion Monday.
Buckner has spent the past two seasons with Cleveland, helping Bickerstaff develop one of the NBA's youngest teams.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday hired former Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton as an assistant under J.B. Bickerstaff.
The 42-year-old Walton finished his 11-year NBA playing career with the Cavs in 2012 before getting into coaching.
CLEVELAND (AP) — When the final horn sounded and Trae Young's work was done, he slammed the ball off the floor, sending it spinning skyward. He then turned and waved goodbye to the Cleveland fans retreating to the the exits.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Many of them NBA big-game beginners, the young Cavaliers took their lumps in Brooklyn the other night and missed their first chance of making the playoffs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving have played in the NBA Finals and Olympics, so they've been in just about every kind of big game there is.
The play-in tournament is something new for them, and the Brooklyn Nets certainly didn't expect to experience it this year.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks used the final game of the regular season to rest up before defending their NBA crown.
The Cavaliers didn't have any such luxury.
Kevin Love made eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points as Cleveland took the No.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers coach J.B. Bickerstaff was fined $15,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officials following Sunday night's loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Upset by inconsistency in calls and the Sixers getting 42 free throws, Bickerstaff said the game “was taken” from the Cavs, who are trying to hold onto the No.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joel Embiid did plenty of damage on his own. The Cavaliers, though, felt the big man got some unwarranted help.
Cleveland coach J.B. Bickerstaff was highly critical of the officiating after Embiid scored 44 points — and made 20 trips to the free throw line — in Philadelphia's 112-108 win over the Cavs on Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cavaliers coach J.B. Bickerstaff was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Friday for his behavior while being ejected from a game this week.
Bickerstaff received two technical fouls and was tossed — for the first time as Cleveland's coach — by referee Natalie Sago in the third quarter of Monday night's 199-98 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland's nagging, delicate back injury is threatening to sabotage Cleveland's season.
So is some rotten luck.
The All-Star point guard missed his third straight game — and eighth overall — on Monday with a bone bruise that needs rest in order to heal, and time isn't an ally of the Cavs, who are trying to hold onto a playoff spot in the tight Eastern Conference while missing their top five guards.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are coming back from the All-Star break at less than full strength.
All-Star guard Darius Garland will miss Cleveland's game Thursday night at Detroit with a back issue that has slowed him for weeks while newly acquired guard Caris LeVert is sidelined with a sprained right foot.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers will be playing without All-Star guard Darius Garland on Friday night at Indiana.
Coach J.B. Bickerstaff confirmed the decision about 90 minutes before tipoff.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love bolted from his seat, a spot on the bench that has revived his career and helped fuel the Cavaliers' stunning rise, and streaked past coach J.B. Bickerstaff standing near the scorer's table.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Darius Garland had 27 points and a career-high 18 assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame an 18-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-102 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jarret Allen had 18 points and 17 rebounds, Darius Garland also had a double-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Sacramento Kings 109-108 on Monday night.
Kevin Love scored 19 points, Evan Mobley added 17 and Lauri Markkanen and Cedi Osman finished with 15 points apiece.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Garrett Temple nailed four of his five fourth-quarter 3-pointers in a decisive flurry and rookie Herb Jones scored a career-high 26 points to lift the New Orleans Pelicans to a near-record 108-104 comeback victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach J.B. Bickerstaff has received a multiyear contract extension for his role in the team's dramatic turnaround.
Cleveland announced Bickerstaff's signing on Saturday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cedi Osman scored 23 points, Darius Garland had 22 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to six games, beating the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 119-90 on Saturday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers’ surprisingly strong start has hit a sudden snag.
Rookie forward Evan Mobley will miss multiple weeks with a sprained right elbow, an injury that threatens to stall Cleveland’s early season momentum and will test the young team's depth up front.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland made two free throws with 9.4 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from 19 points down in the third quarter to stun the Boston Celtics 91-89 on Saturday night in the opener of a two-game set.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers starting guard Collin Sexton will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a knee injury on Sunday in a win over the New York Knicks.
Sexton got hurt in the second quarter of Cleveland's 126-109 victory, which pushed the surprising Cavs to 7-4 this season.
TORONTO (AP) — Darius Garland made a pair of free throws with 4.8 seconds remaining, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Raptors 102-101 on Friday night, ending Toronto’s winning streak at five games.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Lauri Markkanen has joined teammate Kevin Love and entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols.
The team said Markkanen will miss Wednesday's game against Portland and his status will be updated “at the appropriate time.”
DENVER (AP) — The tempers briefly flared between feisty guards Ricky Rubio and Facundo Campazzo as both got in each other's face late in the third quarter.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley collected 17 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers rally for their first win of the season, 101-95 over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James hasn't played for the Cavaliers since 2017. His presence remains, taunting the organization as a reminder of its past and current status.
Cleveland's relevancy and run of four straight trips to the NBA Finals disappeared like the drifting dust from one of James' pregame chalk tosses when he left as a free agent for the second time and went to Los Angeles.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sidney Lowe has been added to Cleveland coach J.B. Bickerstaff's staff as an assistant.
The Cavs announced the hiring Thursday, bringing Lowe back for a second stint after he coached in Cleveland under Mike Fratello from 1994-99.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Evan Mobley didn’t visit Cleveland or hold a private workout for the Cavaliers before the NBA draft.
The Southern California center did, however, expect to be selected by them with the No.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The night before their season finale, the Cavaliers ditched their masks and got together for a team dinner on a rooftop in Brooklyn — a symbolic high point.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers star center Kevin Love returned to the starting lineup and played in just his fifth game this season after being sidelined by a severe calf strain...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Matthew Dellavedova's long wait to play again may finally be over.
More than a year since his last regular-season NBA game, the Cavaliers' popular veteran guard could make his season debut Thursday night after being out with a concussion and appendectomy...
CLEVELAND (AP) — J.B. Bickerstaff's impressive start with the Cavaliers has been rewarded.
Bickerstaff, who has Cleveland playing its best basketball this season since taking over when John Beilein suddenly resigned last month, agreed to a multi-year contract with the team on Tuesday...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite a bit of a youth movement, it's still the Marc Gasol and Mike Conley show for the Memphis Grizzlies — with a good amount of defense mixed in...