2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
57-25, 1st in Central
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3hBrian Windhorst

Cavs players keep Game 7 on repeat

As it became popular for Cleveland Cavaliers fans to rewatch the remarkable Game 7 of the NBA Finals, players have also rewound their DVRs, still in awe of what happened.

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Central Division Preview

Amin Elhassan, Ethan Strauss, Kevin Pelton, Tom Haberstroh and Dave McMenamin preview the Central Division.

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LeBron looks ahead to final stage of career (0:36)
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LeBron 'stands behind his brother' Bosh (0:39)
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9hDave McMenamin

Legends' exit makes LeBron contemplate his time

LeBron James said that the retirements of Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and most recently Kevin Garnett have caused him to think about when he and his contemporaries will play their final games.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

What was the Cavs' focus for Day 1 of camp? Ty Lue: "Defensively just trying to get our stuff back that we were working on last year. Just started off with a lot of defense today, having a defensive mindset of this is how we're going to win a championship."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs announced coaching staff news today: Larry Drew has been promoted to associate head coach. He will continue to run the offense along with Tyronn Lue. Damon Jones was elevated from shooting coach to assistant coach. Jim Boylan, Mike Longabardi, James Posey, Phil Handy and Vitaly Potapenko have been retained. Mike Gerrity was promoted to director of player development for the Canton Charge, the Cavs' D-League affiliate. Dan Vincent has been promoted from the video department to Lue's special assistant. And Nate Reinking has been promoted to head coach of the Charge with Melvin Eli and Sam Jones being hired as his assistants.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Ty Lue on his motivational tactic after Game 5 of the Finals: Money talks.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James in some camouflage kicks today.

Brian Windhorst ESPN Senior Writer 

LeBron James on developments yesterday, Heat president Pat Riley saying Chris Bosh's career with team probably over: "I stand behind my brother Chris. The most important thing is his health. Whatever decision he wants to do, I'm all for it. I support him in every way, shape and facet. It's a difficult situation for him. I was pretty surprised to hear that the team was just done with him, for them to come out and say that. But it's not like I've been there. I've only seen it from the exterior. I wish the best for him, he has my support."

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12hDave McMenamin

Veteran Cavs don't view age as a problem

Age is just a number to the Cavs, who may have the oldest roster in the NBA but still have youth on their side when it comes to their top-end talent.

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Windhorst: Cavs focus will be key

Following the Cavs NBA Championship, ESPN's Brian Windhorst points to the team's focus to start this season as a story line to watch. He also talks about JR Smith's situation.

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Stephen A. applauds LeBron's activism (2:50)
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16hBrian Windhorst

The melancholy end to the Big Three era in Miami

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh turned Miami into the center of the basketball universe. Six years later, the book on the Big Three closes just as abruptly and surprisingly as it opened.

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1dDave McMenamin

LeBron to stand for anthem, fears for son's safety

LeBron James said he will stand during the national anthem, but he supports 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel in protest and his "peaceful" handling of the situation.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue told me there were five teams' after-timeout plays he studied as nauseam in the offseason to try to expand his playbook: Boston (Brad Stevens), San Antonio (Gregg Popovich), Dallas (Rick Carlisle) and Portland (Terry Stotts).

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The Cavs' "Big 4" pose for portraits (0:46)
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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs' "Big 4" pose for portraits.

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2dBrian Windhorst

Cavs' Williams retiring; J.R. Smith not at camp

A week after the Cavs' Mo Williams said he'd be returning for his 14th season, he reversed course Monday when his agent told the team hours before the start of camp that he will be retiring.

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LeBron admits fearing for his son's life (2:25)
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LeBron supports Kaepernick but chooses to stand for anthem (1:37)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving on Ty Lue: "I know he has an incredible game plan for us. I know we're going to be running our a-- off."

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.38th
Rebounds Per Game44.59th
Assists Per Game22.713th
Points Allowed98.34th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-165725.695
2014-155329.646
2013-143349.402
2012-132458.293
2011-122145.318

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