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Bobby Marks ESPN 

Cleveland is now up to $115.7M in salary after Rodney Hood signing the $3.4M one-year qualifying offer. Hood has the right to veto any trade but would lose bird rights if moved. Cleveland is currently $8M below the luxury tax with 14 guaranteed contracts. The Cavaliers still have the $8.6M midlevel, $3.4M bi-annual and 3 trade exceptions valued at $2.5M, $1.4M and $1.3M.

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9dBrian Windhorst

Hood signs qualifying offer from Cavaliers

Restricted free-agent forward Rodney Hood has decided to sign his one-year, $3.4 million qualifying offer with the Cavaliers.

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11dDave McMenamin

Sign of the times: Cavs get OK for new banner

The Cavaliers unveiled a new banner, which features the face of the Guardian of Transportation statue, to replace the LeBron James one in downtown Cleveland.

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18dESPN

Cavs' Smith gets ticket for criminal mischief

Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith was issued a desk ticket for misdemeanor criminal mischief after allegedly throwing a fan's cell phone into a construction site last month.

Love opens up about his battles with mental illness (5:37)
Love knew LeBron's decision was between Lakers and Cavs (0:56)
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35dBrian Windhorst

NBA to allow Clarkson, 2 others in Asian Games

Cavs guard Jordan Clarkson is among a trio of NBA players who received a onetime exception by the NBA to compete in the Asian Games. The others are Rockets center Zhou Qi and Mavs forward Ding Yanyuhang.

Isaiah Thomas apologizes for Cleveland comment (0:48)
Reunions for Kawhi, LeBron will be must-see moments (1:12)
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39dIan Begley

NBA releases schedule; Kawhi visits Spurs in Jan.

The NBA released its schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, with Kawhi Leonard, traded to Toronto in the offseason, scheduled to visit San Antonio in January.

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42d

Cavs get Dekker from Clips, bolster forward spot

The Cavaliers acquired depth at the forward position, getting Sam Dekker in a trade that allows the Clippers to shed a much-needed roster spot before training camp.

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48dDave McMenamin

Source: FA guard Nwaba commits to Cavaliers

Free-agent guard David Nwaba committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, a team source confirmed to ESPN. Terms of the deal are still being negotiated.

48d

Tristan Thompson and Draymond Green's fight in LA.

Bomani & Pablo react to reports of Tristan Thompson and Draymond Green's fight at an L.A. nightclub, rumors that the Knicks will pursue Kyrie Irving, Roquan Smith and the Bears' stalemate and more.

Leaving Cleveland wasn't easy for LeBron (1:13)

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

Just a boy from Akron is making all this happen.

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

A logo at LeBron's school in Akron.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game110.95th
Rebounds Per Game42.123rd
Assists Per Game23.412th
Points Allowed109.926th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-185032.610
2016-175131.622
2015-165725.695
2014-155329.646