Cavaliers tab Wiggins with first pick in draft

Jun 27, 2014

Cavaliers tab Wiggins with first pick in draft

The Cleveland Cavaliers made Canadian Andrew Wiggins, a University of Kansas standout, the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday, launching a great night for Canada and international players. Four of the first eight players selected came from outside the United ...

Cavaliers hire Blatt as head coach

Jun 21, 2014

Cavaliers hire Blatt as head coach

David Blatt went overseas to chase his basketball dreams. He’s coming back to fulfill them. One of Europe’s top coaches, Blatt was hired Friday by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who ended a sweeping, 39-day search with an out-of-the-box selection they hope changes their fortunes. American-born, ...

Fisher agrees to coach Knicks; Cavs to interview Price

Jun 10, 2014

Fisher agrees to coach Knicks; Cavs to interview Price

Derek Fisher has agreed to become the next coach of the New York Knicks and will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday morning, a person familiar with the situation told AP. The Knicks did not confirm the hiring, other than saying they were ...

Cavaliers interested in Gentry; T-Wolves talk to Joerger

May 23, 2014

Cavaliers interested in Gentry; T-Wolves talk to Joerger

Lucky in the NBA lottery, the Cavaliers are hoping their good fortune continues as they look for a new coach. The team asked the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday for permission to speak with assistant coach Alvin Gentry about Cleveland’s coaching vacancy, a person ...

Bobcats clinch spot in NBA postseason

Apr 6, 2014

Bobcats clinch spot in NBA postseason

No one will fault the Charlotte Bobcats for taking a moment to savor their second postseason appearance in franchise history. They’ve come a long way in a short period of time. Al Jefferson scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, and the Bobcats clinched ...

Cavaliers cool off Knicks' hot streak

Mar 24, 2014

Cavaliers cool off Knicks' hot streak

A chance to gain ground in the playoff race was there, until Jarrett Jack took it away. Now the New York Knicks have nearly 5,000 km to think about how this game — and maybe any realistic postseason hopes they had — was lost. ...

Thunder repel Cavs fightback

Mar 21, 2014

Thunder repel Cavs fightback

As the score tightened, Kevin Durant stayed loose. Sitting in his warm-ups on Oklahoma City’s bench, Durant knew he might be called upon again. And when he was, the NBA’s leading scorer closed out Cleveland. “My mind’s always on the game so I didn’t ...

LeBron erupts for 43

Mar 19, 2014

LeBron erupts for 43

As shot after shot dropped through the net, it became clear LeBron James was going to have one of those special nights. The kind he has every so often. The kind he has when Dwyane Wade sits. James scored 43 points — 25 in ...

Irving nets first triple-double in win

Mar 1, 2014

Irving nets first triple-double in win

Kyrie Irving didn’t need any reminders he was closing in on his first career triple-double Friday night. He got plenty of help anyway. “I was trying to not think about it too much, but my teammates were hollering at me to get one more ...

Irving surges late to lift Cavs

Feb 27, 2014

Irving surges late to lift Cavs

Thunder coach Scott Brooks joked during pregame that he didn’t like what he saw from Kyrie Irving at the All-Star Game. Brooks coached the West and watched as Irving led the East to a comeback win on his way to earning MVP honors. Brooks ...

Kings thrash Cavaliers by 44 points

Jan 13, 2014

Kings thrash Cavaliers by 44 points

DeMarcus Cousins found himself in an unusual place Sunday night, sitting on the bench the entire fourth quarter. Sacramento’s center liked the feeling of not being needed in a rare lopsided win by the Kings. Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points to lead the Kings ...