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Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond, center, drives between San Antonio Spurs' Trey Lyles, left, and Rudy Gay, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Drummond scores 28, Sexton 26 as Cavaliers down Spurs in OT

Mar. 8, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Drummond returned from a leg injury to score 28 points and add 17 rebounds, and Kevin Love shook off a tough shooting night to make a big 3-pointer in overtime and lift the improving Cleveland Cavaliers to a 132-129 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Drummond, who missed the...

Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic (15) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (18) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 104-102. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Love scores 27 points, Cavaliers surprise Nuggets again

Mar. 7, 2020 11:30 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love scored 27 points, hitting the go-ahead basket with four minutes remaining, and the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers surprised the Denver Nuggets for the second time this season, 104-102 on Saturday night. Collin Sexton scored 25 points and Matthew Dellavedova had a career-high...

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' Dean Wade (32) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Tatum scores 32, leads Celtics past Cavaliers 112-106

Mar. 4, 2020 10:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-106 on Wednesday night in a matchup of short-handed teams. The Celtics were missing three starters — Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward — while the Cavaliers played without...

Injury-riddled Cavaliers to dress nine players against Jazz

Mar. 2, 2020 6:12 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers, already with the worst record in the Eastern Conference, will dress nine players against Utah because of injuries Monday night. Center Andre Drummond (strained left calf) and rookie point guard Darius Garland (strained left groin) have been ruled out of the...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) drives as Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

Ingram, Williamson lead Pelicans past Cavaliers 116-104

Feb. 28, 2020 11:55 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lonzo Ball launched a long two-handed chest pass from one foul line to the other, where Zion Williamson caught it in stride above his head, took a step and dunked with two hands. That play, less than three minutes into Friday night's contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers, seemed to...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) and Kevin Love (0) celebrate after they defeated the Miami Heat in overtime in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Porter leads Cavs to comeback win over Heat, 125-119 in OT

Feb. 25, 2020 12:12 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers turned what looked like another lopsided loss into a stunning win Monday night. Rookie swingman Kevin Porter Jr. scored a season-high 30 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, and Cleveland rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 125-119 victory over the...

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland, bottom, and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal are unable to come up with the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Washington. Garland was called for a foul on the play. The Cavaliers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Sexton helps Cavaliers rally for 113-108 win over Wizards

Feb. 21, 2020 11:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first game in charge of the Cleveland Cavaliers, interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff wanted to see “grit and fight” from his team. Those traits showed up in the fourth quarter. Collin Sexton scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) drives against Atlanta Hawks' De'Andre Hunter (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 127-105. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavaliers end 12-game home skid, beat Hawks 127-105

Feb. 12, 2020 11:23 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers finally had some fun on their home court Wednesday night. Tristan Thompson scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Larry Nance Jr. had a career-high 23 points, and the Cavaliers broke a 12-game home losing streak, defeating the Atlanta Hawks 127-105. Cleveland...

Los Angeles Clippers' Lou Williams (23) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton (2) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Cleveland. The Clippers won 133-92. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Clippers hand Cavs worst home loss in franchise history

Feb. 10, 2020 12:03 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The presence of Andre Drummond began the night with optimism for the Cleveland Cavaliers. That positive feeling was quickly dashed by a 133-92 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Cavaliers' worst home defeat in franchise history. "Tonight was pretty ugly, so show 'em your worst...