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NBA Postpones Wizards-Cavaliers Games Scheduled For Sunday, Monday

Jan 15, 2021 2:59 PM

The NBA has postponed upcoming games on Sunday and Monday between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Wizards currently have had five players test positive for COVID-19. Between positive tests and contact tracing, the Wizards will not have eight available players. 

The Wizards last played on Monday, January 11th.

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RealGM Radio: Seerat Sohi On The Harden Trade And More

Jan 14, 2021 7:37 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Seerat Sohi of Yahoo Sports (@SeeratSohi) discuss the James Harden megadeal and the NBA season so far.

They talk about how the Nets’ new trio will fit on the court, whether Houston got a reasonable return, how the Pacers and Cavs fared, the Suns’ early success and much more.

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Cavaliers Waive Thon Maker, Yogi Ferrell

Jan 13, 2021 4:45 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers will waive Thon Maker and Yogi Ferrell.

The Cavaliers participated in the multi-team James Harden trade by acquiring Jarrett Allen.

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Knicks, Cavaliers, Mavericks Interested In Signing Talen Horton-Tucker

Jan 12, 2021 10:41 AM

Talen Horton-Tucker is expected to receive interest from "multiple teams" in free agency with the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks specifically mentioned.

The Lakers can give Horton-Tucker a contract starting around $10.5 million while rival teams will be limited by the mid-level exception starting at approximately $9 million. A quirk in the cap, however, can allow for a third-year balloon payment worth as much as the maximum salary with a raise in the fourth. A rival team could pay Horton-Tucker $9 million in the first year, $10 million in the second year then jump to more than $32 million in the third year and $32 million in the fourth. The Lakers could match the deal.

“The way the rules are, I don’t see the Lakers letting him go,” one general manager told Heavy.com. “But teams can make this a more difficult decision for the Lakers than they’d like. Teams that have a lot of cap space and are looking to gamble on a young guy, why not put your money into him? The upside is obvious.”

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Cavaliers Sign Yogi Ferrell To 10-Day Contract Using Hardship Exception

Jan 11, 2021 11:29 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard Yogi Ferrell to a 10-day contract.

The team was granted a hardship exception by the NBA in order to acquire Ferrell.

Ferrell (6-0, 180) played in 50 games for Sacramento last season, averaging 4.4 points in 10.6 minutes. In four NBA seasons, he owns career averages of 7.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 20.4 minutes over 249 games (53 starts) with Brooklyn, Dallas and Sacramento. Ferrell went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft and was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team while a member of the Mavericks in 2017. The Greenfield, Indiana native played four years collegiately at Indiana University from 2012-16.

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Darius Garland Could Miss One Week With Shoulder Injury

Jan 6, 2021 10:57 AM

Darius Garland was held out of Monday night’s road game against the Magic with a right shoulder sprain. Garland experienced discomfort in the shoulder following the Cavs’ win on Jan. 2 at Atlanta. Further evaluation and an MRI on Tuesday confirmed the injury.

Garland could miss up to one week, but will be re-evaluated daily through treatment and rehabilitation. His status will be updated as appropriate.

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Dante Exum Out 1-2 Months With Strained Right Calf

Jan 5, 2021 8:43 PM

Dante Exum is expected to miss one to two months with a strained right calf.

Exum was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers last season.

Exum has dealt with injuries in each of the past four season on top of missing the entire 15-16 season with a torn ACL.

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Kevin Love Out 3-4 Weeks With Right Calf Strain

Dec 29, 2020 11:47 AM

Kevin Love will be out three to four weeks with a right calf strain.

Love will undergo a series of treatment and rehabilitation.

Love initially injured the calf during the preseason. 

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Kevin Love To Return To Lineup, Dylan Windler Out With Broken Left Hand

Dec 26, 2020 1:31 PM

Kevin Love will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers lineup on Saturday against the Detroit Pistons.

Love missed the Cavs' opening night game with a calf injury.

Cavs rookie Dylan Windler fractured his fourth metacarpal on opening night.

There is no timetable for Windler's return. 

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Kevin Love Out For Opener Due To Calf Strain

Dec 23, 2020 1:00 AM

Kevin Love will miss the Cleveland Cavaliers' opening night game against the Charlotte Hornets due to a calf strain.

Love was injured in the Cavs' first preseason game, and hasn't practiced since.

Larry Nance Jr. is likely to start for Love. 

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On East Over/Unders

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Cavaliers Discussed Russell Westbrook Trade With Rockets

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Thon Maker Agrees To Non-Guaranteed Deal With Cavs

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Jazz Trade Rayjon Tucker, Future Second To Cavaliers

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Matthew Dellavedova Agrees To One-Year Deal With Cavaliers

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Damyean Dotson Agrees To Two-Year, $4M Deal With Cavaliers

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Lakers Trade Javale McGee, Second-Round Pick To Cavs For Jordan Bell, Alfonzo McKinnie

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Lakers, Raptors Interested In Signing Tristan Thompson

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Lamar Stevens Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Cavaliers

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Cavs, Hawks Receiving Significant Trade Interest At No. 5, No. 6

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Cavaliers Hire Daniel Arsham As Creative Director

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Andre Drummond Exercises $28.7M Player Option With Cavaliers

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Kevin Porter Jr. Arrested Saturday Night On Weapons Charges

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Cavaliers Unlikely To Trade Andre Drummond Until Deadline

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Cavs 'Intend To Hit The Gas A Little Bit' On Rebuild

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J.B. Bickerstaff: Cavs Are 'Planning For The Future' With Andre Drummond

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Cavs, Andre Drummond Remain 'Far Apart' On Discussions Over Long-Term Extension

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Derrick Jones Jr. To Receive Interest From Cavaliers, Hornets, Hawks

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Andre Drummond Likely To Opt-In For Next Season, Cavs Also Willing To Use Mid-Level Exception

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Koby Altman Says There's 'Mutual Interest' In Keeping Tristan Thompson

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