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Edwards' 3s in the 3rd send Celtics to perfect preseason

Oct. 15, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

From Larry Bird to Ray Allen, the Boston Celtics have suited up some of the best perimeter shooters in NBA history. None of them ever had a hotter hand from behind the arc in a quarter than rookie Carsen Edwards on Tuesday night. Edwards made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points in the third period, leading the...

New school: Beilein leaves college to teach young Cavs

Oct. 15, 2019 12:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — John Beilein stood at midcourt with his arms folded and watched as the Cavaliers pushed through practice drills that the former Michigan coach developed and perfected during 37 years at the college level. With each bounce of the ball, every pass and shot, Beilein's head bobbed ever so...

Celtics, Zion remain sizzling to start preseason

Oct. 13, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

Preseason numbers often mean almost nothing. Rotations are unusual, starters rarely play much, and few if any teams are putting a premium on winning games. As such, it's tough to glean much from exhibition stats. But what the Boston Celtics and New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson — the No. 1 pick in this...

Cavaliers visit owner Dan Gilbert, recovering from stroke

Oct. 12, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers visited team owner Dan Gilbert, who is recovering at home after suffering a stroke in May. After playing an exhibition game in Detroit on Friday night, the Cavs delayed their trip to Boston so they could spend time Saturday with the 57-year-old Gilbert. He recently...

Blatt leaves Olympiakos 2 months after MS announcement

Oct. 6, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt has left his post as coach of Greek club Olympiakos two months after announcing he had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. In a statement on the club website, Blatt said that "after a long and respectful discussion between the owners...

Age is just a number for new Cavaliers coach Beilein

Sep. 30, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — John Beilein was out of bed before the sun came up and on his treadmill before 6 a.m. Monday. The oldest, first-time, non-interim coach in NBA history was too excited about his new job with the Cleveland Cavaliers to sleep in. "This is great," the 66-year-old Beilein said,...

Cavaliers rookie Windler could miss 6 weeks with leg injury

Sep. 27, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers rookie swingman Dylan Windler could miss six weeks with an injured left leg. Windler, who was selected by Cleveland in the first round of this year's NBA draft, experienced discomfort in his leg following some recent team workouts. The Cavs said imaging tests revealed a tibial...

Fred McLeod, broadcaster who called Cavs' title, dies at 67

Sep. 10, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Fred McLeod's passion poured through the TV no matter what game he was covering. The longtime sportscaster and announcer, who called Cleveland's NBA championship in 2016 and told his cameraman to keep rolling when Stanford's band was on the field in 1982, died Monday. He was 67. The...

Perkins, Reed pace Virginia in rout of William & Mary, 52-17

Sep. 7, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bronco Mendenhall viewed Virginia's game against William & Mary as something of a measuring stick for how far the Cavaliers have come in his three-plus years as coach, and the way they took command quickly and never let up left him pleased. "It reflects maturity and again,...

Cavs owner Gilbert back home following stroke

Aug. 22, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been home for nearly a week in Detroit as he continues to recover from a stroke suffered in May. Gilbert had spent the past two months in a rehabilitation center in Chicago. On Thursday, Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner provided a brief update on the 57-year-old...