December 19, 2014

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Cavaliers notes: Williams returns to starting lineup

Rick Noland The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — It took Mo Williams one game to get his starting point guard spot back. After putting up 17 points and 14 assists off the bench as the Cavaliers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers in overtime Friday, Williams was back in the starting lineup Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena against Read More…

Thrill is not gone: Cavaliers beat Clippers in OT, finally end the agony by snapping 26-game losing streak

CLEVELAND – Happy New Year! Confetti fell from the rafters of Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night, as the Cavaliers won their first game since Dec. 18 with a 126-119 overtime victory against the Los Angeles Clippers. The win ended the Cavs’ NBA-record 26-game losing streak and prevented them from standing alone with the longest Read More…

Scott, Grant, Jamison all think Scott right man for job

INDEPENDENCE — It’s unanimous. Byron Scott, general manager Chris Grant and power forward Antawn Jamison all think Scott is the right man to coach the Cavaliers, who are an NBA-worst 8-45 heading into a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena. “Not one bit. Not whatsoever,” Scott said Thursday at Read More…

Cavs notes: Forward Leon Powe hopes to make debut Friday

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers power forward Leon Powe started tapping each knee as he counted his major surgeries. He reached four, but wouldn’t swear to it. “I had so much anesthesia, I might have had one more,” he joked Wednesday prior to a game against the Detroit Pistons at Quicken Loans Arena. “I woke up and Read More…

Pistons 103, Cavaliers 94: Cavs lose 26th straight, tie another ugly record

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CLEVELAND — Byron Scott, meet John McKay. The Cavaliers tied the 1976-77 Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the longest losing streak in American pro sports history with their 26th straight defeat, falling 103-94 to the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. McKay, when once asked about his team’s execution, responded with one of the Read More…

Cavs drop 26th straight, tie NFL Bucs for longest losing streak in American pro sports history

CLEVELAND — Byron Scott, meet John McKay. The Cavaliers tied the 1976-77 Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the longest losing streak in American pro sports history with their 26th straight defeat, falling 103-94 to the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. McKay, when once asked about his team’s execution, responded with one of the Read More…

Cavs’ Daniel Gibson to participate in All-Star 3-point contest

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INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers may be bringing an NBA-record 25-game losing streak into tonight’s game against the Detroit Pistons at Quicken Loans Arena, but that didn’t prevent one of their players from being recognized by the league. Guard Daniel Gibson was one of six players chosen Tuesday to participate in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest Read More…

Mavericks 99, Cavs 96: Cavs get league record 25th-straight loss

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DALLAS — The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their way into the NBA record book in fitting fashion — not with a blowout, but with the kind of head-slapping plays typical of a team that can’t do anything right. Like a 7-foot center losing a jump ball to a 6-foot-2 guard. And a decent outside shooter deciding Read More…

Trail Blazers 111, Cavs 105: Cavs set single-season losing record

CLEVELAND — Move over, 1995-96 Vancouver Grizzlies. Step aside, 1997-98 Denver Nuggets. The Cavaliers set an NBA single-season record Saturday with their 24th consecutive loss, falling 111-105 to the Portland Trail Blazers at Quicken Loans Arena. “Losing gets any player down,” Cleveland guard Daniel Gibson said. “If you’re a competitor, when you lose, no matter Read More…

Cavaliers tie futility mark with 23rd straight loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Cleveland Cavaliers are haunted again by losing No. 23. The Cavaliers matched the longest single-season losing streak in NBA history, dropping their 23rd straight game with a 112-105 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. The Cavs tied the 1995-96 Grizzlies, then in Vancouver, and the 1997-98 Denver Nuggets for Read More…