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Derrick Rose no longer 'in dark place' playing 'revenge basketball,' happy with Cavs - ESPN

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Derrick Rose admits that his mental approach in the past -- not just his physical ailments -- started to lead his career astray and says he is determined to get back on track with the Cleveland Cavaliers. "I was in a dark place ...and more »

Kevin Love could start at center for Cavaliers after all - cleveland.com

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he was considering whether to start Kevin Love or Tristan Thompson at center this season. This storyline has been on slow play since the Cavs acquired Jae Crowder as part of the Kyrie Irving trade ...and more »

The Cavs Will Go Small And Weird, Start Kevin Love At Center - Deadspin

The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the season with Kevin Love as their center, giving them a small and very weird starting five of Love, Jae Crowder, LeBron James, (presumably) J.R. Smith, and Derrick Rose. That's only assuming they don't go all-the-way ...and more »

LeBron James sitting out Cavs' preseason opener; Tristan Thompson embraces 6th man role - ESPN

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James sat on the bench nursing a left ankle injury when the Cleveland Cavaliers took the court for their annual Wine & Gold scrimmage Monday, and he will not play in the Cavs' preseason opener Wednesday against Atlanta, ...and more »

Report: Jae Crowder to start for Cavs, Tristan Thompson relegated to bench - Sportskeeda

With the recent additions to their roster, the Cleveland Cavaliers will make changes to their starting lineup as per Jason Lloyd of the athletic. Jae Crowder will get the nod as the team's starting forward in a move that displaces their center, Tristan ...and more »

Why the Cavs should not be worried about being a slow-paced team - Cavs Nation

In today's modern NBA, analytics reign supreme. How efficiently you score the ball, whether it is at the rim or from beyond the arc, how well you defend in different types of offensive sets, and even the pace at which your team scores are all things ...and more »

Cavs' Kevin Love could be a permanent center as coach Lue praises potential - ESPN

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Kevin Love could be named the Cleveland Cavaliers' permanent starter at center this season, with Tristan Thompson coming off the bench, coach Tyronn Lue said after practice Saturday. Love said he has played "quite a bit" of time ...and more »

Cleveland Cavaliers moving Kevin Love to center, Tristan Thompson to bench - NBA.com

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love is being moved after all - from forward to center. Love, who has been the subject of trade speculation for three years in Cleveland, will be the club's new starting center, coach Tyronn Lue announced ...and more »

The Cavs' new rotation of Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson, and Jae Crowder - Cavs Nation

With less than three weeks to go until the start of the 2017-18 NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have finally decided on their starting lineup and at least part of their bench rotation. With this being the deepest team in his entire tenure as head ...and more »

Cleveland Cavaliers continue to focus on offense as Kevin Love moves to center - cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Last season, four of the league's top five teams made at least 12 3-pointers per game. Welcome to the new NBA, an era of pace and space, where teams are abandoning traditional big men and experimenting with funky lineups.and more »