2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
2-1, 1st in Central

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.

play
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.

play
LeBron's long pass to Love ends with layup (0:25)
play
LeBron spins away from Fournier for slam (0:19)
play
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.

Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images
8hDave 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.

play1:15

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.

play
Greek Freak shines, with the King getting the win (0:56)
Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images
1dDave McMenamin

Cavs' Rose sprains ankle, upset foul not flagrant

Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose left Friday's game in Milwaukee with a sprained left ankle stemming from a hit by Bucks enter Greg Monroe that the former MVP said should have been called a flagrant foul.

play
Cavs were prepared for Giannis (0:48)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Giannis Antetokounmpo to ESPN when asked how he's improved the most in his five years in the league: "I think my mentality. The way I approach the game. The way I approach just a simple practice. That's my mentality. I take this more serious. I'm not taking this for granted no more. I think my rookie I was just having fun. I was 18 and I was living the American dream. Now, I think it's like, it's time to like work hard and achieve goals and do whatever it takes for your team to win. So I think my mentality has changed since my rookie year."

play
Cavs top the Bucks with an impressive night from LeBron (2:43)
play
LeBron gets the better of Giannis (1:39)
play
LeBron swats away Giannis' layup (0:32)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs bench ranked 29th in the league in bench scoring last season at 29.1 points per game. Tonight Cleveland's reserves are outscoring Milwaukee's second unit 40-17 late in the fourth quarter.

play
LeBron shows off the hops on putback (0:24)
play
Love finds LeBron for the oop (0:18)
play0:28

Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

Playoff atmosphere in Milwaukee tonight.

play0:35

Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

Cavs huddle up before heading out to face the Bucks

Team Stats

Points Per Game109.0Tied-10th
Rebounds Per Game47.0Tied-10th
Assists Per Game22.0Tied-12th
Points Allowed98.0Tied-7th

Team History

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