2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
22-50, 4th in Central
What NBA history has taught about building through the draft (3:00)
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Johnson, McGee replace Love, Beal for Olympics

After Cavaliers forward Kevin Love withdrew from Team USA, Nuggets center JaVale McGee and Spurs forward Keldon Johnson accepted the open spots on the 12-man roster for the Olympics.

Meet the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team (1:41)
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Dellavedova signs 3-year deal with Aussie team

Former Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova has signed a three-year contract with Melbourne United, the defending champion in Australia's National Basketball League.

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33dBrian Windhorst

Team USA roster set; Harden pulls out with injury

USA Basketball finalized its star-laden roster for the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, while Nets guard James Harden had to withdraw due to a hamstring injury, USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.

Pistons win No. 1 overall pick in 2021 NBA draft (0:45)
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Middleton, Love join USA; Holiday in, per source

Bucks forward Khris Middleton and Cavaliers forward Kevin Love have committed to joining Team USA for the Summer Olympics, agent Mike Lindeman told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, with a source saying Jrue Holiday will join them.

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39dTim Bontemps

Ball, Edwards headline NBA All-Rookie teams

LaMelo Ball and Anthony Edwards were joined by Tyrese Haliburton, Saddiq Bey and Jae'Sean Tate on the All-Rookie First Team. Immanuel Quickley, Desmond Bane, Isaiah Stewart, Isaac Okoro and Patrick Williams made the Second Team.

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Cavs still view Love as valuable piece amid rebuild

General manager Koby Altman says Kevin Love gives the Cavaliers a needed mentor for its many younger players. "He has his moments, but he's ours and he's uniquely Kevin Love," Altman said.

LeBron's 3 gives Curry a strong case of déjà vu (0:55)
Sexton watches game from tunnel after ejection (1:46)
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73dMarc J. Spears

Source: Ben Wallace part of '21 hoops HOF class

Former Detroit Pistons star center Ben Wallace will be inducted into the Class of 2021 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated on Saturday.


Wizards beat Cavaliers 120-105, clinch East play-in spot

— Russell Westbrook got his first triple-double since passing Oscar Robertson and becoming the NBA's career leader earlier in the week, lifting Washington past the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-105 on Friday night and helping the Wizards clinch a spot in...

Rui goes coast-to-coast for dunk (0:30)

SportsCenter All Night: TOP 5 Plays Wednesday 05/12/21

The Top 5 Plays from Wednesday May 12th, 2021 on SportsCenter All Night on ESPN Radio w/Jay Reynolds. Presented by Marc Robbins. 5. Kevin Love CLE made DEEP three-point jumper WTAM 4. Tennessee softball walk off Ivy Davis à Beth Mowins SEC Network 3. Amed Rosario CLE Walk Off Single Tom Hamilton WTAM 2. John Collins 3PTR (117-116 ATL 4Q) Marc Kestecher ESPN Radio 1. Gerrit Cole NYY 10th, 11th, 12th K’s WFAN


Love scores 30, Cavs beat Celtics to end 11-game slide

— Kevin Love scored a season-high 30 points, Collin Sexton added 28 and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 102-94 win in their home finale over Boston on Wednesday night, locking the Celtics into a spot in the NBA's...

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.830th
Rebounds Per Game42.824th
Assists Per Game23.821st
Points Allowed111.5Tied-15th

Team History