CLEVELAND — Now that the Cavaliers have won the NBA draft lottery for the second time in three years, the real work begins.
“We have another chance to add another good young player to the group of players we have,” general manager Chris Grant said late Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. “It’s an exciting time.
“I …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ luck with ping-pong balls continues to be much better than their play on the court.
For the second time in three years, Cleveland won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, granting it the No. 1 pick for the June 27 event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Cavs (24-58) had the …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — There’s no overwhelming, franchise-changing grand prize like LeBron James in 2003, but the Cavaliers would still love to win the NBA draft lottery tonight.
Nothing is etched in stone, but the consensus No. 1 pick is considered to be 6-foot-11 Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel, though he is raw and won’t be ready to play …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Dion Waiters’ appetite was whetted by being named to the 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie first team Tuesday.
Cavaliers teammate Tyler Zeller was named …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert looked back and admitted a mistake, but Mike Brown only looked forward.
“Welcome to Mike Brown 2.0, everybody,” Gilbert said Wednesday afternoon at Cleveland Clinic Courts, where the 43-year-old Brown, who led the team from 2005-10, was once again introduced as coach. “We certainly enjoyed 1.0.”
Brown led the Cavs to …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — The 19th head coach in Cavaliers history will be the same as the 17th.
Just five days after firing Byron Scott, the Cavs reached a deal Tuesday with Mike Brown, who is expected to be formally introduced — again — today during an afternoon press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts.
INDEPENDENCE — The 19th head coach in Cavaliers history will be the same man who was the 17th head coach.
Numerous reports Tuesday afternoon said the Cavs have reached an agreement with Mike Brown, with a formal announcement expected to come as early as Wednesday.
Brown reportedly received a five-year deal — some reports said the last …Read More
I’m going to go out on a limb and say Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert won’t fire Chris Grant as general manager and replace him with Danny Ferry, Wayne Embry or Harry Weltman.
But since former Cavs coach Mike Brown now appears to be one of the leading candidates — maybe the No. 1 candidate — to …Read More
CLEVELAND — Mike Brown’s five successful seasons as Cavaliers coach ended awkwardly, with neither side certain it was the right move for him to be fired.
The breakup was a little messy.
It might be time to reconcile.
Brown is interested in returning for a second stint with the team, a person familiar with the situation told The …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Everyone and their brother, including Jeff and Stan Van Gundy, is likely to be mentioned as a candidate for the Cavaliers’ vacant head coaching position.
Cavs general manager Chris Grant, who is looking for a defensive-minded coach with a history of success, is likely to move quickly when it comes to finding Byron Scott’s …Read More