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Mobley has double-double, Cavs beat Hawks 101-95 for 1st win

Oct. 23, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley collected 17 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers rally for their first win of the season, 101-95 over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. Ricky Rubio had 23 points and eight assists, and...

Bridges scores 30 points, Hornets beat careless Cavs 123-112

Oct. 22, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the second straight game, the Hornets saved their best for last. And once again, the Cavaliers crumbled. Miles Bridges scored 30 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 25 and Charlotte took advantage of Cleveland's sloppiness to open the...

Morant, Melton lead Grizzlies to opening win over Cavs

Oct. 21, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 37 points and six assists, De’Anthony Melton added 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the fourth for a 132-121 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams. Morant and Melton...

East preview: Bucks have the title, 76ers, Nets have drama

Oct. 13, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

The Brooklyn Nets look like such a title favorite that James Harden felt the need for a reminder they aren't a title team. “We’re not the target. The defending champions are the targets,” Harden said. “They won last year. We’re trying to catch them.” ...

Cavaliers tired of losing, eager to take bigger step forward

Oct. 12, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James hasn't played for the Cavaliers since 2017. His presence remains, taunting the organization as a reminder of its past and current status. Cleveland's relevancy and run of four straight trips to the NBA Finals disappeared like the drifting...

AP source: Cavs getting Markkanen from Bulls in 3-way trade

Aug. 27, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lauri Markkanen was in search of a new team. The Cavaliers needed to add another outside shooter. They found each other. The Cavaliers have agreed to acquire Markkanen, a restricted free agent forward from Chicago, in a three-way...

Rubio's trade to Cavs official as he drops 38 in loss to US

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio's Olympics ended on the same day his time with the Cavaliers began. The veteran point guard was acquired in a trade with Minnesota that was finalized on Tuesday, filling one of the Cavs' biggest needs. Cleveland sent...

Cavaliers finally get acquainted with No. 3 pick Evan Mobley

Jul. 30, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Evan Mobley didn’t visit Cleveland or hold a private workout for the Cavaliers before the NBA draft. The Southern California center did, however, expect to be selected by them with the No. 3 overall pick. “I’ve done a...

Cavaliers hang on to No. 3 pick, select versatile big Mobley

Jul. 30, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Evan Mobley has set a lofty goal for his rookie season — All-Star. “I'm trying to get everything,” he said. No wonder the Cavaliers love him. Desperate to add a player capable of rocketing them back into...

AP source: Cavs acquire guard Ricky Rubio from T-Wolves

Jul. 29, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have agreed to acquire veteran guard Ricky Rubio in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night before the NBA draft. Cleveland is sending small forward...