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Why are the Cleveland Cavaliers considering trading Collin Sexton?

Like luggage for a long vacation it’s a lot to unpack. - Read More

Cavs forward Kevin Love has withdrawn from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Love’s lingering calf injury is keeping him stateside. - Read More

Collin Sexton and the romance of a rebuild

The NBA, as we’re constantly reminded, is a cold, calculating business. But getting attached can still be a good thing. - Read More

Taurean Prince 2020-21 Season Review

A forgotten mid-season pick-up with surprising upside - Read More

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Dean Wade 2020-2021 Season Review

Already the best Wade in Cavs history? - Read More

Cedi Osman 2020-21 Season Review

The fourth-highest paid player had a pretty down season. - Read More

Darius Garland ‘honored’ to be called up for pre-Olympic exhibition games

The Cavs guard has been practicing with USA Basketball on the Select Team. - Read More

Darius Garland to play with Team USA for exhibition games

The Cavs guard has been a standout among Select Team players ahead of the Olympics. - Read More

Matthew Dellavedova reportedly signs with Melbourne United

The veteran guard is headed back to his native Australia. - Read More

Jarrett Allen 2020-21 Season Review

He is quite good on both sides of the floor. - Read More

Larry Nance Jr. 2020-21 Season Review

A Robinhood, both on and off the court - Read More

Report: Cavs among teams that have explored trading up to No. 1

The target, presumably, would be Cade Cunningham. - Read More

Gregg Popovich: Team USA will "demand a lot" of Kevin Love

Love is in Las Vegas with Team USA ahead of the Olympics. - Read More

Kevin Love 2020-21 Season Review

What is Love? Kevin don’t hurt Cle. Don’t hurt Cle. No more. - Read More

Chosen: Michael Jordan once ruined the Cavaliers

Chapter 2 of Chosen is here! - Read More

Matthew Dellavedova to play in third Olympics

The Cavs guard has been selected for the Australian National Team. - Read More

Collin Sexton v Kyrie Irving - Do the numbers lie?

I thought this comparison of Sexton's and Irving's third seasons was interesting and wondered what other people thought about it. I can never be sure that the numbers tell the whole story. If the... - Read More

Darius Garland 2020-21 Season Review

The Cavaliers point guard had a great bounce back season. - Read More

Collin Sexton 2020-21 Season Review

Let’s talk about one of the more polarizing players on Cleveland’s roster. - Read More

Roundtable: Who should the Cavs be eyeing at No. 3 overall?

Plus: should trading the pick be on the table? - Read More

Darius Garland to join Team USA Select Team

DG the PG is about to learn from the best this summer. - Read More

Cavs to pick third overall in 2021 NBA Draft

Cleveland had the lottery balls go their way ahead of July’s draft. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Lottery Gamethread

The Cavs have the fifth-best odds for Cade Cunningham. - Read More

Kevin Love to play for Team USA at upcoming Olympics

The Cavs forward - Read More

Cavs GM Koby Altman to represent Cavs at 2021 NBA Draft Lottery

Altman be virtually attending on behalf of the Cavs. - Read More

Kyrie Irving saved the Cleveland Cavaliers in more ways than one

The oft-misunderstood member of the Big Three was also the most underrated. - Read More

Mailbag: Should the Cavs explore trading for Ben Simmons?

Simmons’ value is hard to peg right now, but he is worth a look. - Read More

Chosen: A deep rewind of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 46-year title quest

Tune in for the first in a three-part series. - Read More

Isaac Okoro named to All-Rookie Second Team

The Cavs’ 2021 first-round pick made the second team and also received a first-team vote. - Read More

NBA Draft Mock Lottery Vol. 5: What to do at No. 2

With less than two weeks to go, let’s spin the wheel! - Read More

Cavs G-League affiliate moving from Canton to Cleveland, home games played at Wolstein Center

So long to the house that Kendrick Perkins built. - Read More

Larry Nance Jr. named finalist for 2020-21 NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Nance’s work off the court supporting the greater-Cleveland community is getting the recognition it deserves. - Read More

NBA Trade Rumors: Warriors 'Intrigued with Acquiring' Cavaliers' Collin Sexton

The Golden State Warriors are reportedly "intrigued" about potentially trading for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton.  Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Summer

From the blindingly obvious trade candidacy of the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons to the by-default status enjoyed by the Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, every NBA team has a player it's more likely to trade than anyone else on its roster... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More

Kevin Durant: Warriors, Cavaliers Were 'Perfectly Even Matchup' ​in 2017 NBA Finals

The loaded Golden State Warriors handled the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games during the 2017 NBA Finals, but Kevin Durant believes the series was a... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Buzz: Sources Say Scottie Barnes Could Go Top 5

Love for  Scottie Barnes  has snowballed to the point scouts and executives expect he's going in the top five of the  NBA  draft.   Sources tell Bleacher Report the Orlando Magic are a good possibility for Barnes at No... - Read More

Kevin Love Rumors: Cavs Star Hasn't 'Discussed or Considered' Retirement amid Injury

After withdrawing from the United States men's basketball team prior to the Olympics, Kevin Love's playing future in the NBA is starting to become a subject of... - Read More

Playing Trade or Keep with NBA's Most Rumored Trade Targets

The  NBA 's trade rumor mill is buzzing loud enough to draw a noise complaint.   Since free-agency options are mostly limited around the league because of shortages of both salary-cap ... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Toughest Decision This Offseason

Nothing about working in an  NBA  front office is easy, although some decisions are more difficult than others... - Read More

NBA, NBPA Reportedly Agree to Extend Play-in Tournament Through 2021-22 Season

The NBA postseason play-in tournament will reportedly remain in place for at least one more season. According to ESPN's Read More

Ranking the Best NBA Finals MVPs Since 2000

Winning a single championship instantly puts  NBA  players in an exclusive club. However, the 2021 postseason will crown only the 32nd NBA Finals MVP in league history.   During the last two decades, that number hasn't exactly been soaring... - Read More

The 10 Best Easter Eggs in 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'

After years of rumors and months of buildup,  Space Jam: A New Legacy  is finally here. And it's just as wild as you'd expect. There's LeBron James in the role of Michael Jordan from the original... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

What (and whom) the Pistons could get if they traded the No. 1 pick

Our expert panel put together trade proposals the Pistons would have to consider ahead of the 2021 NBA draft. - Read More

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. - Read More

How the Cavaliers should approach the offseason

Will the No. 3 pick help accelerate Cleveland's return to the playoffs? And what about Kevin Love? - Read More

NBA draft lottery 2021: Social media reacts as Detroit Pistons land No. 1 overall pick

Detroit, stand up. Social media had a varied reaction to the Pistons securing the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft. - Read More

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. - Read More

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. - Read More

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. - Read More