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Cavaliers extend qualifying offer to C Jarrett Allen

Jul. 23, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent. The team had until Aug. 1 to make the offer to Allen, a 23-year-old acquired last season in a trade from Brooklyn and viewed as one of...

Former Cavs G Dellavedova signs 3-year deal with Melbourne

Jul. 09, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Matthew Dellavedova is taking his game back Down Under. The former Cavaliers point guard signed a three-year contract Friday with Melbourne United, the defending champion in Australia’s National Basketball League. Dellavedova,...

Detroit Pistons hire John Beilein in player development role

Jun. 02, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons hired John Beilein as a senior adviser for player development Wednesday, saying the hope is that the former NBA and Michigan coach can help the young team "maximize its potential.” Owner Tom Gores credited coach Dwane Casey for the...

Cavs still view Kevin Love as valuable piece in slow rebuild

May. 28, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the Cavaliers' slow, stuttering rebuild continues around a “core four” of young players, the team still views Kevin Love as an important piece. One worth keeping around. At least, for now. On Friday, general manager Koby...

Cavs lose pre-draft tiebreaker to Thunder, slide into 5 spot

May. 25, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers lost another one. After dropping 13 of its last 14 games and going 22-50 in a regular season loaded with injuries, Cleveland lost a tiebreaker on Tuesday to Oklahoma City and will have the No. 5 position in next month's draft lottery, one...

Cavs end difficult season outside playoffs, decisions loom

May. 17, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The night before their season finale, the Cavaliers ditched their masks and got together for a team dinner on a rooftop in Brooklyn — a symbolic high point. The view was awesome, the ambience exquisite. Finally, something a little more familiar. ...

Young, White help Bulls top starter-less Bucks 118-112

May. 17, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Coby White added 19 and the Chicago Bulls beat Milwaukee 118-112 with Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Bucks’ starters missing the regular-season finale Sunday night. The Bucks ruled Khris Middleton out because...

Durant, Irving power Nets past Cavs for No. 2 seed in East

May. 16, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Griffin started it with a behind-the-back pass and Kevin Durant finished it by slamming down a toss off the backboard. The Brooklyn Nets saved their best for last, ending the regular season with their highlight play of the season. ...

Bucks hold Antetokounmpo, Middleton out of finale

May. 16, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was a late scratch from the Milwaukee Bucks’ lineup with the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference out of reach, and Khris Middleton missed the regular-season finale against the Chicago Bulls because of lingering soreness in his...

Wizards beat Cavaliers 120-105, clinch East play-in spot

May. 14, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook got his first triple-double since passing Oscar Robertson and becoming the NBA’s career leader earlier in the week, lifting Washington past the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-105 on Friday night and helping the Wizards clinch a spot in the play-in tournament....