LeBron James scored 37 points and the new-look Cavaliers topped the Thunder 120-112.
LeBron James hit a fade-away jumper as the buzzer sounded in overtime to lift the Cavaliers past the Timberwolves 140-138. James finished with 37 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds. The Cavs visit Atlanta tomorrow night. Ahead of this afternoon’s NBA trade deadline, Cavs guard Isaiah Thomas said he wants to remain a member of the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions. Thomas said “I don’t want to be traded, I like it here.”
The Cavaliers blew a 21-point lead and fell to the Magic 116-98. The Cavs have lost 14 of their last 21 games. LeBron James said, after last night’s loss, that he will not waive his no-trade clause ahead of tomorrow’s 3 p.m. trade deadline. James said “I’m here for the long haul. I couldn’t give up on my teammates like that.”
LeBron James scored 24 points as Cleveland began a long stretch without All-Star Kevin Love by holding off Miami 91-89. The Cavs host Houston Saturday night.
Andre Drummond had 21 points and 22 rebounds to lead the Pistons past the Cavaliers 125-114. Cavs forward Kevin Love suffered a fracture in his left hand and may miss six to eight weeks. The Cavs, who have lost 11 of 16, host Miami tonight.
Cleveland Cavaliers’ coach Tyronn Lue is replacing Jae Crowder with Tristan Thompson in the starting lineup. Lue said Thompson’s presence will shift Kevin Love back to his natural position at power forward. The Cavs host Indiana tonight at 7:30.
NBA, the Spurs topped the Cavaliers 114-102. LeBron James scored 28 points and became the youngest player with 30,000 career points. The Cavs host Indiana Friday.
The Cavs are progressing in conversations on a deal to acquire Kings guard George Hill. The package is centered on guard Iman Shumpert and forward Channing Frye.
The Cleveland Cavaliers held a fiery team meeting prior to yesterday’s practice, challenging the legitimacy of Kevin Love’s illness that led him to leave Saturday’s loss to OKC. Cleveland has lost six of eight, and plays in San Antonio tonight.
Isaiah Thomas made two free throws with 11 seconds left and Cleveland held off Orlando, after blowing a 23 points lead, 104-103.