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DeRozan, Vucevic lead way as Bulls hold off Cavs 117-104

Jan. 20, 2022 00:05 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan understood the Chicago Bulls needed a win in a big way. A huge run to end the game made it happen. DeRozan scored 30 points, Nikola Vucevic added 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the struggling Bulls finished with a 14-2 charge to hold off the surging...

Nets' star Irving steadfast on vaccine despite Durant injury

Jan. 17, 2022 20:37 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Irving, who only recently returned to action after a drawn-out stalemate over getting vaccinated, said Monday following a loss...

Nets drop first game without Durant, fall to Cavs 114-107

Jan. 17, 2022 18:53 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant wasn't there to make the big shot, snatch the key rebound or take over like he's done countless times. The Brooklyn Nets knew life would be challenging without their superstar. On Monday, that became reality — and their foreseeable...

Garland has 27 points, 18 assists to help Cavs beat Thunder

Jan. 15, 2022 23:40 PM EST

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. Lauri Markkanen made a 3-pointer with 11.4 seconds...

Garland, Allen lead Cavaliers past struggling Spurs, 114-109

Jan. 15, 2022 00:09 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Darius Garland scored 32 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat San Antonio 114-109 on Friday night, extending the Spurs’ losing streak to five. Cleveland held San Antonio scoreless for five minutes starting with 6:05 remaining in the fourth and outscored the...

Cavaliers add former NBA guard José Calderón to front office

Jan. 14, 2022 13:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are bringing back former guard José Calderón as a special advisor in their front office. Calderón played 14 seasons in the NBA, spending the 2017-18 season in Cleveland as the Cavs made their fourth straight trip to the Finals. The...

Cavs rout short-handed Jazz to improve to 3-1 on 6-game trip

Jan. 13, 2022 00:46 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 15 of a career-high 23 points in the third quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Utah Jazz 111-91 on Wednesday night. Darius Garland had his first triple-double with 11 points, a career-high 15 assists and a...

AP source: Cavs give GM Altman contract extension, new title

Jan. 11, 2022 21:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman has been rewarded for the team’s turnaround with a contract extension and new job title, a person familiar with Cleveland’s plans told the Associated Press on Tuesday night. Altman, who has re-shaped the Cavs’ roster and...

Cavs hold off late rally, send Kings to 5th straight loss

Jan. 11, 2022 01:25 AM EST

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...

Klay Thompson has 17 points in return, Warriors beat Cavs

Jan. 10, 2022 00:53 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson couldn’t wait to get his first shot up after more than 2 1/2 years away. Thompson’s running layup 40 seconds into Golden State's 96-82 victory over Cleveland on Sunday night was a sign that the five-time All-Star is feeling just fine — even...