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Mitchell scores 35, Jazz hold off Cavaliers 109-108

Dec. 05, 2021 19:16 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once the shot left Darius Garland's hands, the Utah Jazz couldn't do anything but hope it didn't drop. Sometimes, defense comes down to a simple wish. Garland missed a potential game-winner with 2.9 seconds left as the Jazz, who got...

Cavs extend winning streak to 4 with 116-101 rout of Wizards

Dec. 03, 2021 22:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darius Garland had 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers went on a 19-0 run spanning part of each half in a 116-101 rout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Cleveland won its fourth straight game, and this streak...

Love scores 22, Cavaliers end 20-game losing streak in Miami

Dec. 01, 2021 23:15 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Kevin Love scored 22 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a 20-game losing streak in Miami, beating the Heat 111-85 on Wednesday night. Jarrett Allen added 19 points and 11 rebounds and Darius Garland finished with 16 points for the Cavaliers, who had...

Allen and Markkanen lead Cavaliers past Mavericks 114-96

Nov. 29, 2021 22:56 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jarrett Allen and Lauri Markkanen notched season highs with 28 and 24 points respectively, and the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the Dallas Mavericks for a 114-96 win on Monday night — their most lopsided win of the season. Allen also had 14 rebounds,...

Darius Garland scores 26 points, Cavaliers beat Magic 105-92

Nov. 27, 2021 23:15 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Evan Mobley had 13 points in his return from a sprained right elbow and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic 105-92 on Saturday night. Mobley missed four games after getting entangled with...

Booker scores 35, Suns win 14th straight, beat Cavs 120-115

Nov. 24, 2021 22:32 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — With the Suns' long winning streak in serious danger, Devin Booker and Chris Paul knew exactly what had to be done. Phoenix's season is still rising. Booker scored 35 points, Paul had 12 assists and made four free throws in the...

Durant scores 27, Nets get lift from rookie to down Cavs

Nov. 22, 2021 22:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In two days, Cam Thomas went from G League sensation to Brooklyn spark plug. Kevin Durant returned to the lineup and scored 27 points, James Harden added 14 points and a season-high 14 assists, and Thomas gave Brooklyn a needed second-half lift in a...

Curry scores 20 of 40 points in 4th, Warriors beat Cavs

Nov. 18, 2021 23:01 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, hitting three straight 3-pointers, and the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors overcame a 13-point deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-89 on Thursday night. Curry made 8 of 12 shots,...

Cavs rookie Mobley to miss weeks with right elbow sprain

Nov. 16, 2021 15:01 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers’ surprisingly strong start has hit a sudden snag. Rookie forward Evan Mobley will miss multiple weeks with a sprained right elbow, an injury that threatens to stall Cleveland’s early season momentum and will test the young team's depth...

Tatum scores 23, Celtics beat Cavaliers 98-92 to split set

Nov. 15, 2021 22:42 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 23 points and Dennis Schroder had six points in the final 76 seconds as the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-92 on Monday night, splitting their two-game set at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Al Horford had 17 points and...