2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
57-25, 1st in Central

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Love on people speculating about his fit or lack thereof on the Cavs: "I don't think it will ever leave but frankly, I don't give a s---."

LeBron getting up shots with Mike Dunleavy (0:32)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron getting up shots with Mike Dunleavy. Told him he feels like Moses playing with guys like Dunleavy, Ray Allen, Mike Miller, James Jones, J.R. Smith because the defense parts like the Red Sea to guard the perimeter and lets him drive.

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3hDave McMenamin

LeBron wants Cavs, Smith to resolve dispute

LeBron James, saying he hates not having one of his "big guns" in training camp, wants the Cavs and J.R. Smith to resolve their contract dispute.


Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James stumps for J.R. Smith after the fourth day of camp without him.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Doc Rivers said he doesn't foresee KG accepting a coaching job this season: "I don't think he wants to coach. He's not that crazy. Who would ever want to do that? ... There's no way that's going to happen. I think he has a teaching future. This [situation] is as organic as it could be. I just told him to come around and figure it out. Do whatever you want. Whatever he does, I'm good with, because I do think he can have a very positive impact on us."


Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Love working out with Cavs player development coach Phil Handy and Canton Charge assistant Melvin Ely.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue says he has invited Kevin Garnett, a good friend of his, to join the Cavs coaching staff. KG will be a guest of his at ring night.

Doubters need to keep watching Cavs' game 7 win (2:12)
Greeny tells fans to treasure LeBron's final years in his prime (1:50)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Ty Lue on the addition of Mike Dunleavy: "Over the last two years I think is shooting 52 percent on open shots ... Defensively he's always in the right spots. I talked to Thibs about him. He's an underrated defender because he's a great team defender."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Two random facts on Cavs rookie Kay Felder for you: he is cousins with former NBA great/current NBA TV analyst Steve Smith and his coaching staff from Oakland University observed Cavs practice on Wednesday.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron on his role this year: "I'm going to do a little bit of everything. That's my job description. It says, 'LeBron James: Do Everything - Akron - St. Vincent-St. Mary.' It hasn't changed."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron with the covered up look at practice. CLE will have its first of three two-a-days of training camp today.


Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs rookie Kay Felder going through the same passing drills that old Cleveland backup PG Matthew Dellavedova used to do.

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3dBrian Windhorst

Cavs players keep Game 7 on repeat

As it became popular for Cleveland Cavaliers fans to rewatch the remarkable Game 7 of the NBA Finals, players have also rewound their DVRs, still in awe of what happened.


Central Division Preview

Amin Elhassan, Ethan Strauss, Kevin Pelton, Tom Haberstroh and Dave McMenamin preview the Central Division.

LeBron looks ahead to final stage of career (0:36)
LeBron 'stands behind his brother' Bosh (0:39)
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3dDave McMenamin

Legends' exit makes LeBron contemplate his time

LeBron James said that the retirements of Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and most recently Kevin Garnett have caused him to think about when he and his contemporaries will play their final games.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

What was the Cavs' focus for Day 1 of camp? Ty Lue: "Defensively just trying to get our stuff back that we were working on last year. Just started off with a lot of defense today, having a defensive mindset of this is how we're going to win a championship."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs announced coaching staff news today: Larry Drew has been promoted to associate head coach. He will continue to run the offense along with Tyronn Lue. Damon Jones was elevated from shooting coach to assistant coach. Jim Boylan, Mike Longabardi, James Posey, Phil Handy and Vitaly Potapenko have been retained. Mike Gerrity was promoted to director of player development for the Canton Charge, the Cavs' D-League affiliate. Dan Vincent has been promoted from the video department to Lue's special assistant. And Nate Reinking has been promoted to head coach of the Charge with Melvin Eli and Sam Jones being hired as his assistants.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.38th
Rebounds Per Game44.59th
Assists Per Game22.713th
Points Allowed98.34th

Team History


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