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Pistons win lottery, receive No. 1 pick in 2021 NBA draft

Jun. 22, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

Newly selected Basketball Hall of Famer Ben Wallace tapped his fist on the table a few times, then clapped his hands and pointed one finger skyward. After one of the worst seasons in franchise history, Detroit has something to celebrate. The Pistons...

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. ...

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. ...

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....

Pacers beat Cavaliers 111-102, move into ninth place in East

May. 10, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 21 points, 20 rebounds and nine assists as the Indiana Pacers strengthened their hold on a play-in tournament spot with a 111-102 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Kelan Martin scored a career-high 25 points and...

Booker scores 31, Suns dominate OT to beat Cavs 134-118

May. 04, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Not themselves for long stretches and struggling with a team going nowhere, the Suns finally showed up in overtime. Did they ever. “We stayed the course,” Chris Paul said. “We came out and put the game away.” ...