Cleveland Cavaliers News and Rumors

  • Cavs GM Griffin awaits word on interim tag

    Cavs GM Griffin awaits word on interim tag

    ESPN.com nba.com Updated Apr 22 (yesterday)
    David Griffin hasn't stopped working for a second at fixing the Cavaliers. He's got major plans to get them back into the playoffs and among the NBA's elite.
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  • Paul Pierce Is Still The Truth When He Needs To Be

    Paul Pierce Is Still The Truth When He Needs To Be

    deadspin.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    I went to the Barclays Center last month and watched the Brooklyn Nets kick the crap out of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Paul Pierce played 19 minutes in that game, going 5-of-6 from three-point range and scoring all of his 22 points in the first half, whic…
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  • Warriors beat Clippers in Game 1

    Warriors beat Clippers in Game 1

    CNNSI.com Apr 19 (5 days ago)
    The young Warriors were the ones making veteran moves, as Golden State topped the Clippers, 109-105.
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  • The Bulls lost their point guard and top scorer, but one player…

    The Bulls lost their point guard and top scorer, but one player is saving them as the playoffs begin

    CNNSI.com Apr 17
    The Bulls needed Joakim Noah. The result? An MVP-worthy performance. The stage is now his.
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  • Deng wins NBA's community service award

    Deng wins NBA's community service award

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 15
    Cavaliers forward Luol Deng has won the J. Walter Kennedy Award, given annually to an NBA player for community service.
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  • Cavaliers, Irving reeling toward season's end

    Cavaliers, Irving reeling toward season's end

    nba.com Apr 14
    As this disheartening season dwindles to its final moments, Kyrie Irving stood up and took responsibility for how he and his teammates played in their past two games.
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  • Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    dimemag.com Apr 14
    Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as rece…
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  • Olynyk scores 25 as short-handed C's cruise

    Olynyk scores 25 as short-handed C's cruise

    ESPN.com Apr 12
    Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points and the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-99 on Saturday night.
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  • Cavs unite to rout Pistons but are eliminated

    Cavs unite to rout Pistons but are eliminated

    ESPN.com Apr 10
    Dion Waiters scored 22 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers, their playoff hopes hanging by a thread, routed the Detroit Pistons 122-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Watch The Marvelous Pregame Show Projected Onto A CHL Team's Ri…

    Watch The Marvelous Pregame Show Projected Onto A CHL Team's Rink

    deadspin.com Apr 9
    Last month, the Cleveland Cavaliers used a projection system on their court for a cool pregame video, and this week, a CHL club did something similar on their rink.Read more...
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  • Kyrie Irving doesn't like Josh Gordon's thoughts on 'rift' with…

    Kyrie Irving doesn't like Josh Gordon's thoughts on 'rift' with Dion Waiters that they say doesn't exist

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' paper-thin playoff hopes took a major hit this weekend, thanks to a pair of losses — one a blowout at the hands of the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks, the other an overtime squeaker that clinched a postseason berth for the seventh-…
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  • The 10 Best Game-Winners In The NBA In 2014

    The 10 Best Game-Winners In The NBA In 2014

    dimemag.com Apr 7
    There is nothing more beautiful or thrilling than a game-winning shot. When 48 minutes of blood, sweat and tears all comes down to one single moment, the art of basketball shines brightest. The feeling of your heart pounding when the game is on the line…
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  • Irving unhappy with 'barrage' from media

    Irving unhappy with 'barrage' from media

    ESPN.com Apr 5
    Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving feels he's being unfairly portrayed in the media and is adamant that he's only focused on winning.
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  • Hawks deal blow to Cavaliers' playoff push

    Hawks deal blow to Cavaliers' playoff push

    ESPN.com Apr 4
    Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Cleveland 117-98 on Friday night in a costly setback for the Cavaliers' late-season playoff push.
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  • Irving makes return in Cavs' win over Magic

    Irving makes return in Cavs' win over Magic

    Kyrie Irving made his return to the starting lineup against the Orlando Magic, finishing with 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds in the Cavaliers' 119-98 win on Wednesday night.
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday

    nba.com Apr 2
    ? Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he 'thinks' star forward Blake Griffin (back spasms) will play tonight but will leave the final decision to his training staff. Guard Jamal Crawford (Achilles) and forward Danny Granger (hamstring) are out.
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  • Cold As Ice: 10 NBA Players Slumping At The Worst Time

    Cold As Ice: 10 NBA Players Slumping At The Worst Time

    dimemag.com Apr 1
    The All-Star break is just that, it’s a break, a reprieve, after which NBA players are supposed to head back to work rested, refocused, and poised to pounce on the most important stretch of the season. Many players flourish after the All-Star break, com…
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  • Video - 30 for 30: Bad Boys- Tough Detriot Defense 00:41

    30 for 30: Bad Boys- Tough Detriot Defense

    Apr 17
    Isiah Thomas discusses what it takes to be a "Bad Boy" and how their tactics affected opposing teams. 30 for 30: "Bad Boys" airs Thursday April 17 8pm EST on ESPN
  • Video - 30 for 30: Bad Boys - Tough Detroit Defense 00:41

    30 for 30: Bad Boys - Tough Detroit Defense

    Apr 17
    Isiah Thomas discusses what it takes to be a "Bad Boy" and how their tactics affected opposing teams. 30 for 30: "Bad Boys" airs Thursday April 17 8pm EST on ESPN
  • Video - Nets Fall To Sixth Seed With Loss To Cavs 00:36

    Nets Fall To Sixth Seed With Loss To Cavs

    Apr 16
    With the 114-85 loss to the Cavs, the Nets settled for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference.
  • Video - Jefferson's Double-Double Powers Bobcats 00:48

    Jefferson's Double-Double Powers Bobcats

    Apr 12
    Al Jefferson's double-double of 29 points and 12 rebounds lifts the Bobcats to a 111-105 win over the 76ers.

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  • 2014 NBA Playoffs: Kevin Durant not nice about Tony Allen matchup

    Apr 24
    Kevin Durant is not buying the impact Tony Allen's defense has on his game.
  • LeBron James of Miami Heat joins Williams Morris Endeavor for film project…

    Apr 23
    LeBron James has signed with Hollywood talent agency Williams Morris Endeavor to develop film and entertainment projects, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN.com.
  • Flip Saunders not expected to return to coach Minnesota Timberwolves

    Apr 23
    In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.
  • Sources: Vogel 'coaching for job' with Pacers

    Apr 23
    One playoff win has not eased the mounting pressure on Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.