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2018 Schedule
2-1, 1st in Central
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Wade moving to the bench will benefit everybody (2:17)
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Wade moving to unfamiliar position

With the decision to move Dwyane Wade out of the starting lineup, the veteran guard moves into a bench role for the first time in his 15-year career. JR Smith returns to the starting lineup to boost a starting unit that has only shot 25 percent from 3 to start the season.

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Windhorst: 'I think Dwyane saw the writing on the wall' (1:55)
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Wiggins' winner, shooting yips, Giannis' rise, Warriors

Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne discuss the first week of the NBA: Wolves-Thunder (1:03), shooting yips (9:25), Bledsoe tweets (18:36), shade investigations (25:15), Giannis' rise (32:30) and motivating the Warriors (42:33).

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LeBron says Wade is in a good place (1:15)
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Wade: 'I came here to be a part of winning' (1:01)
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4hDave McMenamin

Cavaliers shuffling D-Wade into bench role

At Dwyane Wade's request, the Cavaliers will return JR Smith to the starting lineup and use the 12-time All-Star with the second unit.

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Wade becoming bench player for first time in career (1:01)
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NBA Power Rankings: Cavs still class of the East?

After starting the season 2-0, the Cavaliers laid an egg at home Saturday in a bizarre loss to the Magic. Was that enough for the 2-0 Wizards to slip by Cleveland in our rankings?

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JR Smith pleads not guilty to reckless driving

Cavaliers guard JR Smith, who was pulled over Oct. 12, pleaded not guilty last week to a ticket alleging reckless driving and excessive speeding.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving fined $25,000 for his profane outburst in Philly.

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Orlando makes 17 3-pointers in big win against Cavs (1:05)
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2dDave McMenamin

Cavs' Wade after big loss: Still searching for role

Dwyane Wade said after the Cavs' blowout loss on Saturday to the Magic that he is struggling on what exactly is his role with the team. Despite being reunited with LeBron James, Wade admited he is still "just trying to find my way."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James had 22 points on Saturday but had a plus-minus or minus-31 in 31 minutes in the Cleveland Cavaliers' surprising 114-93 loss to the Orlando Magic.

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LeBron's stuff leads to Wade's 3 (0:28)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs' bench isn't quite capturing the same magic it had against Milwaukee tonight against the Magic. Orlando is outscoring Cleveland's reserves 14-9 at the half and the Cavs trail by 11 overall.

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LeBron's long pass to Love ends with layup (0:25)
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LeBron spins away from Fournier for slam (0:19)
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LeBron takes rookie Isaac to school (0:20)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel says it's "unlikely" Aaron Gordon plays against Cleveland, however Gordon will test out his sore left ankle during pregame warmups to make the final determination. Elfrid Payton (strained left hamstring) is out.

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2dDave McMenamin

NBA upgrades call on Rose injury to flagrant 1

After reviewing the call against the Bucks' Greg Monroe that led to an injury to the Cavs' Derrick Rose, the NBA upgraded the foul to a flagrant 1.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving acknowledged a profane outburst to a Philly fan that yelled at him about LeBron James on Friday. Does he regret it? "Hell no."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving acknowledged a profane outburst he directed at a fan in Philadelphia who yelled at him about LeBron James. Irving says he's been in touch with the league about it. He is unsure if he will be fined but did stress that he shouldn't have reacted.

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Greek Freak shines, with the King getting the win (0:56)

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.718th
Rebounds Per Game46.0Tied-12th
Assists Per Game19.7Tied-24th
Points Allowed103.313th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1821.667
2016-175131.622
2015-165725.695
2014-155329.646
2013-143349.402

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