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UPDATED: Sat., May 9, 2020

‘Last Dance’ questions whether Craig Ehlo should have guarded Michael Jordan for famous shot

Unlike most the 6.1 million viewers who tuned into Episode 3 of “The Last Dance” on April 26, Craig Ehlo inadvertently had a hand in the Bulls’ ascent.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020

AP Source: Cavs to acquire C Andre Drummond from Pistons

A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to acquire center Andre Drummond from the Detroit Pistons.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

Cavs’ Kevin Love regrets recent ‘childish’ outbursts during games

Kevin Love knows he should have better handled his recent frustrations. He was childish. “I wasn’t acting like a 31-year-old, I was acting like a 13-year-old,“ Love said. “That was …

The King reigns: LeBron James is AP’s male athlete of decade

He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

NBA roundup: Despite Rui Hachimura’s 21 points, Wizards fall to Cavaliers

Tristan Thompson had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Kevin Love added 16 points and 12 boards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 113-100 to end a three-game skid.

NBA roundup: Gordon Hayward ties career high, Boston tops Cleveland

Gordon Hayward tied a career high with 39 points, making all 16 of his 2-point attempts, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by holding off the Cleveland …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Cavs GM Koby Altman signs extension, gets more job security for rebuild

Koby Altman has some extra job security as he rebuilds the Cavaliers. Cleveland signed its general manager to a long-term contract extension Friday, making him the first GM since Dan …

UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019

Long-range plan: Darius Garland’s shooting floored Cavs in workout

Darius Garland showed the Cavaliers his range from 2,000 miles before they selected him in the NBA draft. The Cavs selected Garland with the No. 5 overall pick Thursday night …

UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019

Cavaliers hire Cal women’s coach Lindsay Gottlieb as assistant

The Cleveland Cavaliers have hired former California women’s coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant on John Beilein’s staff. Gottlieb spent the past eight years coaching the Golden Bears, leading them …

UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019

Cavs owner Dan Gilbert’s recovery from stroke will ‘take time’

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert remains hospitalized while recovering from a stroke. Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said Gilbert’s family reported he “maintains his strong sense of humor and focus on …

UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019

Renaissance man: John Beilein ready to breathe new life into Cavs

John Beilein has coached at every level in college but says the Cleveland Cavaliers are his dream job. The 66-year-old Beilein who turned Michigan into a perennial power during a …

John Beilein: Leaving Michigan for Cavs is ‘right thing to do’

John Beilein has no doubt leaving Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers is the right move to make. He decided it was time to jump to the NBA and see if …

AP sources: Cavs sign Michigan’s John Beilein to 5-year deal

John Beilein has left Michigan following a successful 12-year run and will take his shot in the NBA, signing a five-year contract with Cleveland on Monday.

AP source: Cavaliers interview Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina

A person familiar with the meeting tells The Associated Press that the Cleveland Cavaliers interviewed longtime San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina to be their coach. The Cavaliers have interviewed …

John Blanchette: Michael Jordan made The Shot, but Craig Ehlo made it necessary

It was the summer that Austin Ehlo – then a fifth-grader – was a camper at Michael Jordan’s Flight School in Santa Barbara, which should have been irony enough given …

UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019

AP source: Cavs interview J.B. Bickertstaff for coaching job

A person familiar with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ coaching search tells The Associated Press the team is interviewing former Memphis coach J.B. Bickerstaff. Bickerstaff is the third known candidate to meet …

UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019

AP Source: Cavs to interview Blazers assistants to be coach

A person familiar with the team’s plans says the Cavaliers intend to interview Portland assistants Nate Tibbetts and David Vanterpool for their coaching job. The person spoke to The Associated …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019

Cavs no longer chasing NBA title, pursuing coach for future

Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman says he’s planning a thorough, open-minded search to find the next coach. The Cavs are looking for their fifth coach since 2013 after parting with …

UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019

Cavs begin coaching search after parting ways with Larry Drew

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for a new coach. The team is not bringing back Larry Drew for a second season after winning just 19 games this year. Drew took …

NBA roundup: Kyrie Irving has triple-double, Celtics beat Kings 126-120

Kyrie Irving had 31 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 126-120 on Thursday night.

NBA Capsules: Leonard scores 37, Raptors beat Cavaliers 126-110

Kawhi Leonard matched his season high with 37 points, helping the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-110 on Friday night.

NBA Capsules: Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in Jimmy Butler’s …

Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson could miss month with sprained left foot

Tristan Thompson’s strong season has stalled.

Cavaliers, J.R. Smith parting ways amid stormy season

J.R. Smith’s bumpy-but-never-boring stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over

Cavaliers’ Kevin Kevin Love has foot surgery, out at least 6 weeks

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will be out at least six weeks – and maybe longer – after surgery on his left foot, another blow to a team in disarray …

Cavs acquire forward Sam Dekker from Clippers

Dekker, a first-round pick by Houston in 2015, averaged 4.2 points and 2.4 rebounds as a reserve in 73 games last season for the Clippers. The 6-foot-9 Dekker figures to …

UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018

LeBron James opens ‘I Promise’ school in hometown

LeBron James won’t rule out a second homecoming in Cleveland.

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120M extension

All-Star forward Kevin Love has signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love will now be the centerpiece for the team following LeBron James’s departure in …

Former Vandals forward Brayon Blake signs to play on Cavaliers’ summer league team

Challenged by coach Don Verlin before the start of his senior season to become a player Idaho could count on every game, Brayon Blake responded with a dozen double-doubles and …

UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018

Sources: LeBron James declines option with Cleveland Cavaliers, becomes NBA free agent

Two people familiar with the decision says LeBron James has informed the Cavaliers he’s declining his $35.6 million option for next season and is a free agent. James’ representatives informed …