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Morant scores 26, Grizzlies beat Cavs for 6th straight win

Jan. 04, 2022 22:31 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ja Morant scored six of his 26 points in the final 30 seconds, including the go-ahead basket, allowing the Memphis Grizzlies to extend their winning streak to six with a 110-106 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Morant gave Memphis a 106-104...

Young scores 35, Hawks rally to beat Cavaliers 121-118

Dec. 31, 2021 23:07 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trae Young scored 35 points, Clint Capela had 18 points and a season-high 23 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from a 16-point deficit for a 121-118 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Young made a pair of free throws with 7.6 seconds left after...

Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio out for season with torn ACL

Dec. 29, 2021 19:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio helped the Cavaliers return to relevance. Now, he's got to make another comeback of his own. The veteran guard, who has been instrumental in Cleveland's turnaround, is done for the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left...

Atlanta-area recruiting proves rich in top basketball talent

Dec. 28, 2021 14:43 PM EST

Bruce Pearl hasn’t had to venture too far in recruiting top talent for his 12th-ranked Auburn men’s basketball team. The same is true on the women’s side for Dawn Staley and No. 1 South Carolina. Sitting between their Southeastern Conference campuses – one state over, in each...

Turnaround: Cavs winning games, respect with shocking start

Dec. 15, 2021 02:33 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers' plan, crafted last summer by the team's front office and coaching staff, called for growth this season. Not this much. Not this soon, anyway. It was supposed to be another year of rebuilding, of developing the team's core of young,...

Cavaliers score 81 points in first half, beat Kings 117-103

Dec. 11, 2021 23:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley had 15 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers matched their team record with 81 first-half points in a 117-103 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. Isaac Okoro scored 20 points, Jarrett Allen had 19...

Cavs extend winning streak to 4 with 116-101 rout of Wizards

Dec. 03, 2021 22:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darius Garland had 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers went on a 19-0 run spanning part of each half in a 116-101 rout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Cleveland won its fourth straight game, and this streak...

Darius Garland scores 26 points, Cavaliers beat Magic 105-92

Nov. 27, 2021 23:15 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Evan Mobley had 13 points in his return from a sprained right elbow and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic 105-92 on Saturday night. Mobley missed four games after getting entangled with...

Cavs rookie F Mobley nearing return from elbow injury

Nov. 26, 2021 19:39 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers fast-starting rookie forward Evan Mobley could return to the lineup sooner than expected after missing less than two weeks with a sprained right elbow. Mobley got hurt on Nov. 15 against Boston. At the time, the Cavs estimated he could out for...

Booker scores 35, Suns win 14th straight, beat Cavs 120-115

Nov. 24, 2021 22:32 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — With the Suns' long winning streak in serious danger, Devin Booker and Chris Paul knew exactly what had to be done. Phoenix's season is still rising. Booker scored 35 points, Paul had 12 assists and made four free throws in the...