2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
57-25, 1st in Central
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2h

Cavs better with Ty Lue than David Blatt

Hammer and Emmett talk about the Cavs playoff run and if Ty Lue has the team in a better position to win it all this year compared to where David Blatt had the team last year.

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4h

NBA Lockdown: Cavs Grounding Atlanta

Jorge Sedano, Tom Haberstroh and Amin Elhassan break down how the Cavaliers are taking advantage of mismatches thus far in their series against the Hawks.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving has scored 20-plus points in all five playoff games for the Cavs. It's the first time he's had a streak like that since late February/early March when he did it in seven straight.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

J.R. Smith's flagrant-1 foul call from Game 1 of the CLE-ATL series for hitting Paul Millsap in the face with a elbow stands, per the NBA.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Dellavedova on Ty Lue as a coach: "I don't think I've ever really seen him lose his cool. I mean, he'll get on guys and things like that. He's very even-keeled and keeps his composure and I think as a team you can feel that and he's been doing a really good job."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Today is Tyronn Lue's 39th birthday. The Cavs blasted Stevie Wonder's "Happy birthday" over the speaker system in the gym to honor him.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue on LeBron attempting just one free throw in Game 1 vs. ATL: "He attacked and he got hit a few times. He didn't get the call, but we can't harbor on that, we just got to continue to play, continue to be aggressive and continue to attack and I think he'll get those calls."

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7h

Windhorst: LeBron is behind Ty Lue

ESPN NBA analyst Brian Windhorst doesn't think he has ever seen LeBron James back a coach, like he is backing Tyronn Lue. Windy also talks about the game 1 win vs. Atlanta.

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How good are the Cavs really? (1:50)
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Artist depicts NBA playoffs Round 2

French comic artist Asur Misoa followed up her first-round effort with another batch of artwork representing the second-round matchups.

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LBJ passes MJ in playoff wins

The Cavaliers' 104-93 win over the Hawks on Monday night was the 120th career postseason win for LeBron James. Elias Sports Bureau reports that the victory moved him past Michael Jordan and into a tie for 11th place in NBA history with Byron Scott.

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Stephen A. doubts LeBron joining the Lakers (1:28)
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Greeny: 'Space Jam' sequel will anger Jordan defenders (1:34)
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Windhorst: Cavs got tired in Game 1 win (3:08)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Quote of the night from Richard Jefferson: "You can always try and find a silver lining, but I'd rather be Negative Nancy. Whenever you get a team to 15 points, they are almost dead. When you get it to 18, all you've got to do is lift the shovel up and pour dirt on 'em, especially if you want to be a high-level team. We didn't do that tonight and it almost cost us."

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Jalen & Jacoby: LeBron shouldn't do 'Space Jam 2' (1:00)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James on Kyle Korver being held to one shot attempt: "We have a scouting report and we followed that scouting report for 48 minutes"

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Once up 88-87 with 4:28 to go, Atlanta missed six straight shots, turned the ball over three times and surrendered two key offensive rebounds before scoring a meaningless basket in final 18 seconds. Hawks blew a chance to put pressure on Cavs, coming off eight-day layoff.

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Cavs take Game 1 from Hawks (2:38)

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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