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2017 Schedule
39-16, 1st in Central
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Is LeBron playing too many minutes?

LeBron James averaged 37.5 minutes per game before the All-Star break, the second-most in the NBA. Is that too much for the 32-year-old?

Oakley to attend Knicks game in Cleveland (1:56)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs won't make any decision on potentially bringing in Larry Sanders to fill their 15th roster spot until after the 3 p.m. deadline, a league source tells ESPN. Andrew Bogut is another big Cleveland has long coveted and with Philadelphia likely moving the former Golden State center, expect CLE to try to get into the mix there.

Could Carmelo help Cavs knock off Warriors? (1:57)
Will Cavs trade Shumpert? (1:03)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN Sources: Utah, Cleveland engaged on trade over weekend that included Shelvin Mack, Jordan McRae, etc. Talks have since stalled out.

Can the Rockets pull off a trade for Shumpert? (0:58)
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1dMarc Stein and Calvin Watkins

Sources: Rockets eye Shumpert, not for Beverley

The Rockets have engaged the Cavaliers in talks about acquiring Iman Shumpert, but Houston does not want to include Patrick Beverley in the deal, sources told ESPN.

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1dChris Haynes

Sources: Cavaliers to work out Larry Sanders

The Cavaliers, in search of a rim protector and a backup point guard, have scheduled a workout with free-agent big man Larry Sanders, league sources told ESPN.

Stats & Info

Second title coming for Cavaliers?

The Cavs are a virtual lock to make the playoffs, but will they win it all yet again? BPI currently doesn't seem to think so, giving Cleveland lower odds for a title than Golden State and San Antonio.

Stats & Info

Irving in midst of career year

Kyrie Irving may think the Earth is flat, but his play this season has been anything but. The 24-year-old is putting up career-best numbers in several key categories.

Could Melo to the Clippers pave the way for LeBron? (1:56)
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2dDave McMenamin

Assessing the Cavaliers at the All-Star break

The Cavs have navigated plenty of drama so far, but they hit the All-Star break with a seventh win in eight games and feeling they're in a good place.

Who could Cavs look to add to roster? (1:15)
Plenty to watch in the NBA's second half (1:39)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Cleveland didn't find deal that made sense. They still hold TPE of similar value to Varejao's exception that was created from Korver deal.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Cleveland will allow $4.4 million Anderson Varejao trade exception expire, league sources tell ESPN. Had by end of today to use it.

ESPN Stats and Information  

LeBron James averaged 37.5 minutes per game prior to the All-Star Break, which ranks 2nd in the NBA. The 32-year-old James is the oldest player to rank in the top 25 in minutes per game. The Cavaliers need his minutes though- they outscore opponents by 7.8 points per 100 possessions with James on the court and are outscored by 4.4 points per 100 with James off the court.

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.33rd
Rebounds Per Game44.0Tied-9th
Assists Per Game22.416th
Points Allowed106.018th

Team History


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