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Garland, Allen each score 23, Cavaliers rout Wizards 114-91

Feb. 06, 2023 22:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darius Garland and Jarrett Allen scored 23 points apiece and Donovan Mitchell added 21 to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 114-91 rout of the Washington Wizards on Monday night. All five Cleveland starters were in double figures by halftime, and the Cavaliers won...

Cavs All-Star Mitchell calls Grizzlies' Brooks dirty player

Feb. 02, 2023 23:53 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell took his most vicious shots at Dillon Brooks after the game. Accusing Brooks of being a dirty player, Mitchell said the NBA needs to do something about the Memphis guard's unruly bad behavior after he smashed Cleveland's All-Star guard in the groin...

Jimmy Butler scores 23 as Heat hold off Cavaliers 100-97

Jan. 31, 2023 22:41 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Bam Adebayo added 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Miami Heat showed their experience down the stretch in a 100-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Caleb Martin scored 18 points and matched his career high with 10...

Garland scores 26 as Cavaliers race past Rockets 113-95

Jan. 26, 2023 22:58 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Darius Garland scored 26 points and Evan Mobley added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the short-handed Houston Rockets 113-95 Thursday night despite missing Donovan Mitchell. Garland, the fifth overall pick in the 2019 draft who turned 23 on Thursday, also had...

Mobley scores career-high 38, powers Cavs over Bucks 114-102

Jan. 21, 2023 23:07 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — There have been flashes of brilliance from Evan Mobley, tantalizing moments that convinced the Cavaliers he'll dominate. On Saturday night, he put it all together. Mobley scored a career-high 38 points, Darius Garland added 21 and Cleveland bounced...

Without Curry, Warriors make 23 3-pointers and beat Cavs

Jan. 20, 2023 22:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The shots splashed through the net like they almost always do for the Golden State Warriors. However, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson didn't launch any. Jordan Poole scored 32 points, Ty Jerome added 22 and the Warriors dropped 23 3-pointers while...

Garland scores 30 to push Cavaliers past Pelicans 113-103

Jan. 16, 2023 18:46 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland has developed a knack for when it's time for him to take over a game. On Monday, it was pretty obvious. Garland scored 30 points and Jarrett Allen added 24 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the fourth quarter with star Donovan...

Cavs' Rubio to return after missing year with knee injury

Jan. 11, 2023 20:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio is ready to resume his interrupted run with the Cavaliers. More than a year after tearing a knee ligament and underdoing surgery, Rubio is expected to make his season debut Thursday night when Cleveland visits the Portland Trail Blazers. ...

Siakam and Anunoby score 26, Raptors beat Cavs 118-107

Dec. 23, 2022 22:59 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 26 points and nine assists, O.G. Anunoby scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors rolled to a 118-107 victory over the Cavaliers on Friday night, becoming the first East team to win in Cleveland this season. Scottie Barnes scored 25 points and...

Cavaliers beat Mavericks 100-99 in OT on Allen's slam

Dec. 17, 2022 23:41 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jarrett Allen’s dunk with 2:01 remaining in overtime gave Cleveland a 100-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night, keeping the Cavaliers unbeaten in five OT games this season. Allen outjumped two defenders to grab a lob from Darius Garland, then...