Source: Lakers to interview Vogel for coaching job

Basketball 05/09/19, 18:38

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to quickly rebound in their head coaching search after failing to land Tyronn Lue.A person familiar with the search said former Indiana and Orlando coach Frank Vogel will be interviewed for the opening. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity ...

Source: Cavs to interview Blazers assistants to be coach

Basketball 04/23/19, 16:20

A person familiar with the team's plans says the Cavaliers intend to interview Portland assistants Nate Tibbetts and David Vanterpool for their coaching job. Cleveland has received permission to speak with Tibbetts and Vanterpool, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the ...

Out of playoffs, Cavs begin thorough search for next coach

Sports 04/12/19, 12:04

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman says he's planning a thorough, objective search for the next coach.The Cavs are looking for their fifth coach since 2013 after mutually parting ways Thursday with Larry Drew, who pushed through an injury-filled season to guide Cleveland to a 19-63 record after replacing Tyronn ...

source: Cavs not bringing back Drew for second season

Sports 04/11/19, 16:12

A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Cavaliers are not bringing back coach Larry Drew for a second season.Drew, who led the Cavs to a 19-63 record after taking over when Tyronn Lue was fired Oct. 28, was informed Thursday by general manager Koby Altman, said the person ...

Cavaliers find hope, positives at end of post-LeBron season

Basketball 04/10/19, 14:54

After handing out sneakers, signed balls and other gifts to fans, the Cleveland Cavaliers gathered one last time after the fourth-worst season in franchise history ended and took photos with adored teammate Channing Frye, whose retirement triggered a three-day celebration.Losing usually doesn't look like this.There were smiles and hugs as ...

Cavs, Drew put off discussion on future until after season

Basketball 04/07/19, 15:36

Cavaliers coach Larry Drew said he has not spoken with the club's front office about his future with the team.Drew, who became Cleveland's coach when Tyronn Lue was fired in October after six games, said before Sunday's game against San Antonio that the sides decided to wait until the season ...

Cavaliers, J.R. Smith parting ways amid stormy season

Sports 11/20/18, 13:57

Disgruntled Cavaliers forward J.R. Smith has gotten his wish: He is parting ways with Cleveland.The Cavaliers announced Tuesday that Smith "will no longer be with team as the organization works with JR and his representation regarding his future."Smith requested a trade earlier this season. The 33-year-old has been dismayed with ...

Osman joins Cavs’ list of injured players, will miss game

Basketball 11/09/18, 15:53

The Cavaliers' injury list continues to grow with starting forward Cedi Osman the latest addition.Osman will miss Saturday's game at Chicago with back spasms that forced him to leave Wednesday's loss to Orlando. The Cavs, who are 1-10 and missing three other starters, had hoped rest would help Osman, but ...

Cavs sign Drew to new coaching contract for rest of season

Sports 11/05/18, 21:12

Larry Drew's awkward impasse with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over.The team relented to Drew's requests by restructuring his contract and signing him to be their coach for the remainder of this season — and perhaps beyond.Drew and his agent, Andy Miller, had been negotiating since the Cavs' top assistant asked ...

Cavs’ All-Star Love has foot surgery, out at least 6 weeks

Basketball 11/02/18, 15:29

Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will be out at least six weeks — and maybe longer — after surgery on his left foot.Love had the operation on Friday in New York at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The team said his timeline to return to basketball activity will be updated ...

Cavs ‘acting’ coach Drew says progress in contract talks

Basketball 11/01/18, 18:31

Cavaliers "acting" coach Larry Drew said contract negotiations with the team are "going forward in a positive direction."Drew wants the Cavs to restructure his contract if he's going to become the team's interim coach this season following firing of Tyronn Lue, who was dismissed Sunday. Cleveland snapped a six-game losing ...

JR Smith wants Cavaliers to trade him if he’s not playing

Basketball 11/01/18, 14:15

Unhappy with his new role, J.R. Smith says he hopes the Cavaliers trade him.Smith hasn't formally requested a trade but said Thursday that Cleveland's front office knows he wants out.The 33-year-old guard didn't play in Tuesday night's win over Atlanta, the Cavs' first game since coach Tyronn Lue was fired. ...

Cavaliers beat Hawks to get first win after firing Lue

Basketball 10/30/18, 23:24

Rodney Hood scored a season-high 26 points, Cedi Osman added 20 and Cleveland ended its six-game losing streak to start the season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 136-114 on Tuesday night in the Cavaliers' first game since coach Tyronn Lue was fired.The Cavs came in as the NBA's only winless team, ...

Cavaliers end season-opening slide, beat Hawks 136-114

Basketball 10/30/18, 21:39

Rodney Hood scored a season-high 26 points, Cedi Osman added 20 and Cleveland ended its six-game losing streak to start the season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 136-114 on Tuesday night in the Cavaliers' first game since coach Tyronn Lue was fired. The Cavs came in as the NBA's only winless team, ...

Cavaliers’ coaching situation up in air after Lue firing

Basketball 10/29/18, 15:12

The Cavaliers have a coach — for Tuesday night.Top assistant Larry Drew, who was expected to take over after Cleveland fired Tyronn Lue, said Monday that he is not the team's interim coach but merely "the voice right now."Drew says his agent Andy Miller is in talks with the Cavs ...

Westbrook, George lead Thunder past Suns for 1st win

Basketball 10/28/18, 21:48

Paul George and Russell Westbrook each scored 23 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder got their first win of the season, 117-110 over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.Nerlens Noel had 20 points and 15 rebounds and Patrick Patterson added 17 points for the Thunder.Rookie Elie Okobo scored 18 points and ...

Russell, Harris lead Nets past winless Cavaliers 102-86

Basketball 10/24/18, 21:41

D'Angelo Russell scored 18 points, Joe Harris added 16 and the Brooklyn Nets beat Cleveland 102-86 on Wednesday night, keeping the Cavaliers winless this season.Brooklyn outscored Cleveland 38-17 in the third quarter, forcing Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue to use four timeouts in the period. The Nets placed six players in ...

Cavaliers agree with F Nance on 4-year, $44.8 million deal

Basketball 10/15/18, 19:08

Forward Larry Nance Jr. and the Cavaliers have agreed to a $44.8 million, four-year contract extension.The sides had until 6 p.m. on Monday to work out terms for the deal or Nance would have become an unrestricted free agent in 2019.The 25-year-old Nance joined the Cavs midway through last season ...

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