2012–13 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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2012–13 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Byron Scott
Arena Quicken Loans Arena
Results
Record 24–58 (.293)
Place Division: 5th (Central)
Conference: 13th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports Ohio · WUAB
Radio WTAM
< 2011–12 2013–14 >

The 2012–13 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 43rd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2012 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Club Team
1 4 Dion Waiters SG  United States Syracuse
1 24 Jared Cunningham [a] [b] SG  United States Oregon State
2 33 Bernard James [b] PF  United States Florida State
2 34 Jae Crowder [b] SF  United States Marquette
  • b Rights to Jared Cunningham, Bernard James and Jae Crowder were traded to the Dallas Mavericks on draft day for right to Tyler Zeller.[2]

Roster[edit]

Cleveland Cavaliers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 36 Casspi, Omri 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1988–06–22 Israel
G 21 Ellington, Wayne 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1987–11–29 North Carolina
F 33 Gee, Alonzo 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 219 lb (99 kg) 1987–05–29 Alabama
G 1 Gibson, Daniel 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1986–02–27 Texas
G 2 Irving, Kyrie (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 191 lb (87 kg) 1992–03–23 Duke
F 5 Jones, Kevin 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1989–08–25 West Virginia
G 14 Livingston, Shaun 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1985-09-11 Peoria Central (IL)
G/F 0 Miles, C. J. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 222 lb (101 kg) 1987–03–18 Skyline High School (TX)
G 32 Selby, Josh (DL) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 183 lb (83 kg) 1991–03–27 Kansas
F/C 15 Speights, Marreese 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1987–08–04 Florida
F 13 Thompson, Tristan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 227 lb (103 kg) 1991–03–13 Texas
F/C 17 Varejão, Anderson Injured (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1982–09–28 Brazil
G 3 Waiters, Dion 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1991–12–01 Syracuse
F 4 Walton, Luke 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1980–03–28 Arizona
C 40 Zeller, Tyler 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1990–01–17 North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Max Benton
Strength and conditioning coach(es)
  • Stan Kellers

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2013–01–22

Pre-season[edit]

2012 pre-season game log
2012–13 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Game log[edit]

2012–13 game log
Total: 24–58 (Home: 14–27; Road: 10–31)
2012–13 season schedule

Standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Indiana Pacers 49 32 .605 30–11 19–21 13–3 81dagger
x-Chicago Bulls 45 37 .549 4.5 24–17 21–20 9–7 82
x-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 11.5 21–20 17–24 7–9 82
Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 20.5 18–23 11–30 8–8 82
Cleveland Cavaliers 24 58 .293 25.5 14–27 10–31 3–13 82
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-Miami Heat 66 16 .805 - 82
2 y-New York Knicks 54 28 .659 12 82
3 y-Indiana Pacers 49 32 .605 16.5 81dagger
4 x-Brooklyn Nets 49 33 .598 17 82
5 x-Chicago Bulls 45 37 .549 21 82
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 44 38 .537 22 82
7 x-Boston Celtics 41 40 .506 24.5 81dagger
8 x-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 28 82
9 Philadelphia 76ers 34 48 .415 32 82
10 Toronto Raptors 34 48 .415 32 82
11 Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 37 82
12 Washington Wizards 29 53 .354 37 82
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 24 58 .293 42 82
14 Charlotte Bobcats 21 61 .256 45 82
15 Orlando Magic 20 62 .244 46 82

Injuries[edit]

  • Starting point guard Kyrie Irving broke his right hand on July 14, 2012 during a Cavaliers training session[3] and underwent surgery a few days later.[4] Irving returned to the Cavaliers line-up in time for the start of the pre-season.[5]

Transactions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players Added

Via draft

Via free agency

Via trade

Players Lost

Via trade

Via free agency

Waived

a Waived before the start of the regular season.

Trades[edit]

June 28, 2012
(Draft day)
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Draft rights to Tyler Zeller
Kelenna Azubuike
To Dallas Mavericks
Draft rights to Jared Cunningham
Draft rights to Bernard James
Draft rights to Jae Crowder
July 25, 2012 To Cleveland Cavaliers
Jeremy Pargo
2014 second round pick
Cash considerations
To Memphis Grizzlies
D. J. Kennedy
January 22, 2013 To Cleveland Cavaliers
Wayne Ellington
Josh Selby
Marreese Speights
future first round pick
To Memphis Grizzlies
Jon Leuer

Free agents[edit]

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Luke Harangody July 11 Cleveland Cavaliers (re-signed)
Jon Leuer July 20 Houston Rockets
C. J. Miles August 8 Utah Jazz
Micheal Eric August 10 Temple University
(Undrafted in 2012)
Alonzo Gee September 10 Cleveland Cavaliers (re-signed)
Kevin Jones September 28 West Virginia University
(Undrafted in 2012)
Kevin Anderson September 28 Strasbourg IG (France)
Jeremy Pargo September 28 Memphis Grizzlies
Justin Holiday October 1 Generali Okapi Aalstar (Belgium)
Subtractions
Player Reason Left New team
Antawn Jamison Free Agency Los Angeles Lakers
Justin Holiday Waived Portland Trail Blazers
Manny Harris Waived BC Azovmash (Ukraine)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cavaliers Acquire 2012 First Round Pick, Kapono, Walton And Right To Swap 2013 First Round Picks From Lakers". Nba.com. 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  2. ^ "Cavaliers Select Waiters And Acquire Draft Rights To Zeller From Dallas In The 2012 NBA Draft". Nba.com. 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  3. ^ Associated Press (July 16, 2012). Kyrie Irving breaks right hand, ESPN.com. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  4. ^ Withers, Tom (July 18, 2012). Cavs' Irving has surgery on broken hand, Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  5. ^ Associated Press (October 1, 2012). Kyrie Irving's broken hand healed, ESPN.com. Retrieved October 20, 2012.

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