2013–14 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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2013–14 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Mike Brown
Arena Quicken Loans Arena
Results
Record 33–49 (.402)
Place Division: 3rd (Central)
Conference: 10th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports Ohio, WUAB
Radio WTAM
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The 2013–14 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 44th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2013 NBA draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Club team
1 1 Anthony Bennett PF/SF  Canada UNLV
1 19 (from LA Lakers) Sergey Karasev SG/SF  Russia Triumph Lyubertsy
2 31 (from Orlando traded to Portland) Allen Crabbe SG  United States California
2 33 Carrick Felix SG  United States Arizona State

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Cleveland Cavaliers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 15 Bennett, Anthony 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1993–03–14 UNLV
G 8 Dellavedova, Matthew 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1990–09–08 St. Mary's (CA)
F 9 Deng, Luol 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1985–04–16 Duke
G/F 30 Felix, Carrick 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 1990–08–17 Arizona State
F 33 Gee, Alonzo 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1987–05–29 Alabama
C 32 Hawes, Spencer 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1988–04–28 Washington
G/F 24 Hopson, Scotty 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 204 lb (93 kg) 1989–08–08 Tennessee
G 2 Irving, Kyrie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 1992–03–23 Duke
G 1 Jack, Jarrett 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1983–10–28 Georgia Tech
G/F 10 Karasev, Sergey 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 196 lb (89 kg) 1993–10–26 Russia
G/F 0 Miles, C. J. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 231 lb (105 kg) 1987–03–18 Skyline HS (TX)
F 13 Thompson, Tristan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 1991–03–13 Texas
F/C 17 Varejão, Anderson 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 267 lb (121 kg) 1982–09–28 Brazil
G 3 Waiters, Dion 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1991–12–01 Syracuse
F/C 40 Zeller, Tyler 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 253 lb (115 kg) 1990–01–17 North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



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: 2014–04–15

Pre-season[edit]

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 4–4 (Home: 3–3; Road: 1–1)
2013–14 season schedule

Standings and schedule[edit]

Standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
c-Indiana Pacers 56 26 .683 35–6 21–20 12–4 82
x-Chicago Bulls 48 34 .585 8.0 27–14 21–20 11–5 82
Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 23.0 19–22 14–27 7–9 82
Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 27.0 17–24 12–29 6–10 82
Milwaukee Bucks 15 67 .183 41.0 10–31 5–36 4–12 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-Indiana Pacers * 56 26 .683 82
2 y-Miami Heat * 54 28 .659 2.0 82
3 y-Toronto Raptors * 48 34 .585 8.0 82
4 x-Chicago Bulls 48 34 .585 8.0 82
5 x-Washington Wizards 44 38 .537 12.0 82
6 x-Brooklyn Nets 44 38 .537 12.0 82
7 x-Charlotte Bobcats 43 39 .524 13.0 82
8 x-Atlanta Hawks 38 44 .463 18.0 82
9 New York Knicks 37 45 .451 19.0 82
10 Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 23.0 82
11 Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 27.0 82
12 Boston Celtics 25 57 .305 31.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 23 59 .280 33.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 19 63 .232 37.0 82
15 Milwaukee Bucks 15 67 .183 41.0 82

Game log[edit]

2013–14 game log
Total: 33–49 (Home: 19–22; Road: 14–27)
2013–14 season schedule

Player Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Irving, KyrieKyrie Irving 71 71 35.2 .430 .358 .861 3.6 6.1 1.5 0.3 20.8
Waiters, DionDion Waiters 70 24 29.6 .433 .368 .685 2.8 3.0 0.9 0.2 15.9
Deng, LuolLuol Deng 40 40 33.8 .417 .315 .771 5.1 2.5 1.0 0.1 14.3
Hawes, SpencerSpencer Hawes 27 25 32.9 .468 .448 .784 7.7 2.4 0.5 1.0 13.5
Thompson, TristanTristan Thompson 82 82 31.6 .477 .000 .693 9.2 0.9 0.5 0.4 11.7
Miles, C.JC.J Miles 51 34 19.3 .435 .393 .853 2.0 1.0 0.9 0.3 9.9
Jack, JarrettJarrett Jack 80 31 28.2 .410 .341 .839 2.8 4.1 0.7 0.3 9.5
Varejao, AndersonAnderson Varejao 65 29 27.7 .495 .000 .681 9.7 2.2 1.1 0.6 8.4
Bynum, AndrewAndrew Bynum 24 19 20.0 .419 .762 5.3 1.1 0.3 1.2 8.4
Zeller, TylerTyler Zeller 70 9 15.0 .538 .000 .719 4.0 0.5 0.3 0.5 5.7
Clark, EarlEarl Clark 44 17 15.5 .375 .345 .583 2.8 0.4 0.4 0.4 5.2
Dellavedova, MatthewMatthew Dellavedova 72 4 17.7 .412 .368 .792 1.7 2.6 0.5 0.1 4.7
Bennett, AnthonyAnthony Bennett 52 0 12.8 .356 .245 .638 3.0 0.3 0.4 0.2 4.2
Gee, AlonzoAlonzo Gee 65 24 15.7 .415 .328 .705 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.2 4.0
Curry, SethSeth Curry 1 0 9.0 .333 1.000 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 3.0
Felix, CarrickCarrick Felix 7 0 5.4 .500 .400 .750 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 2.7
Sims, HenryHenry Sims 20 0 8.4 .400 .571 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 2.2
Karasev, SergeySergey Karasev 20 1 7.1 .343 0.211 .900 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 1.7
Edwards, ShaneShane Edwards 2 0 6.0 .343 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Hopson, ScottyScotty Hopson 2 0 3.5 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.5
Onuaku, ArinzeArinze Onuaku 2 0 2.5 .000 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Through April 16, 2014

Awards, Records and Milestones[edit]

Awards[edit]

Week/Month[edit]

  • December 16, 2013- Kyrie Irving won the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.[33]

All-Star[edit]

Records[edit]

Team Records[edit]

  • November 4, 2013- Tied team record for longest streak of holding opponents under 95 points to start a season- 4 games.[41]
  • January 2, 2014- The Cavs played in their third overtime game in a row at home for the first time in team history.[41]
  • February 5, 2014- Set a Quicken Loans Arena record with 27 offensive rebounds against the Los Angeles Lakers.[41]
  • April 5, 2014- In a loss to the Charlotte Hornets the Cavs tied a team record with their eighth overtime game in a season.[41]

Milestones[edit]

Team Milestones[edit]

  • November 4, 2013- Team had at least 12 blocks and 10 steals in a game for the first time since March 16, 2004 (Chicago Bulls).[41]
  • November 11, 2013- Team had back-to-back games of at least 10 blocks for the first time since December 6, 2008.[41]
  • December 7, 2013- Held the Los Angeles Clippers to .322 shooting, the lowest percentage against the Cavs since November 18, 2003 (also against the Clippers).[41]
  • December 20, 2013- Scored 107 points for the fifth straight game, the most in a row since December 28, 1993.[41]

Injuries, surgeries and absences[edit]

  • Carrick Felix missed the first nine games of the season due to a sports hernia.[52]
  • Andrew Bynum did not played in the second game of back-to-backs due to a knee injury at the beginning of the season; missed two games in November due to personal reasons.[53]
  • Dion Waiters missed two games in mid-November due to illness.[54]
  • C.J. Miles missed four games in late-November due to a right calf strain.[55]
  • Tyler Zeller missed two games in late-November due to a right ankle sprain.[56]
  • Carrick Felix missed two games in mid-December due to right knee soreness.[57]
  • Anthony Bennett missed two games in mid-December due to illness.[58]
  • Dion Waiters missed three games in late-December due to right wrist tendinitis.[59]
  • Kyrie Irving missed three games in early January due to a left knee contusion.[40]
  • Jarrett Jack missed two games in mid-January due to lower back spasms.[60]
  • In late January it was announced that Carrick Felix would miss six to eight weeks with a stress fracture of the left knee (missed 37 games).[61]
  • Anderson Varejao missed three games in late-January/early-February with a knee bruise.[62]
  • Anderson Varejao missed 12 games in mid-February/early-March with a sore back[41]
  • Dion Waiters missed seven games in mid-February/early-March due to a hyperextended left knee[41]
  • C.J. Miles missed the final 26 games of the season due to a left ankle sprain.[41]
  • Luol Deng missed three games in mid-March due to a left ankle sprain.[41]
  • Kyrie Irving missed eight games in mid-March until late March due to a left biceps strain.[41]
  • Sergey Karasev missed five games in late March due to right knee patellar tendonitis.[41]
  • Anthony Bennett missed 17 games from mid-March until mid-April with a left patellar tendon strain.[41]
  • Luol Deng missed three games in mid-April due to lower back soreness.[41]

Transactions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players added

Via draft

Via free agency

Players lost

Via free agency

Waived/Not re-signed

Free agents[edit]

Additions
Player Former team
Andrew Bynum Philadelphia 76ers
Earl Clark Los Angeles Lakers
Matthew Dellavedova Rookie
Jarrett Jack Golden State Warriors
Henry Sims Erie BayHawks
Subtractions
Player Reason left New team
Wayne Ellington Free agency Dallas Mavericks
Shaun Livingston Free agency Brooklyn Nets
Marreese Speights Free Agency Golden State Warriors
Daniel Gibson Not re-signed
Kevin Jones Waived
Chris Quinn Waived
Luke Walton Not re-signed

In Season[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players added

Via trade

Players lost

Via trade

Trades[edit]

January 6, 2014
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Luol Deng
To Chicago Bulls
Andrew Bynum
Draft considerations
February 20, 2014
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Spencer Hawes
To Philadelphia 76ers
Earl Clark
Henry Sims
Draft considerations

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Cavaliers Transactions, NBA.com.
  2. ^ Carrick Felix Profile, Realgm.com.
  3. ^ Sergey Karasev Profile, Realgm.com.
  4. ^ Cleveland Cavaliers add DeSagana Diop to training camp roster.
  5. ^ Michael Lee Profile, Realgm.com.
  6. ^ Cavs Assign Sims and Felix to Charge
  7. ^ Cavs Recall Felix and Sims
  8. ^ Cavs Assign Felix, Karasev and Sims to Charge
  9. ^ Cavs Recall Felix, Karasev and Sims From Charge
  10. ^ Cavs Assign Karasev to Charge
  11. ^ Andrew Bynum Suspended
  12. ^ Cavs Recall Sergey Karasev
  13. ^ Cavs Acquire Luol Deng from Bulls
  14. ^ Cavs Assign Carrick Felix to Charge
  15. ^ Cavs Recall Carrick Felix
  16. ^ Cavs Assign Felix and Karasev to Charge
  17. ^ Cavs Recall Felix and Karasev
  18. ^ Dion Waiters Selected to play in BBVA Rising Stars Challenge
  19. ^ Cavs Assign Karasev to Charge
  20. ^ Cavaliers fire General Manager Chris Grant
  21. ^ Irving Announced As Participant For 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest
  22. ^ Cavaliers Recall Sergey Karasev from Canton Charge
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Sergey Karasev Real GM Profile, Realgm.com.
  24. ^ Cleveland Cavaliers trade for Spencer Hawes from Philadelphia 76ers
  25. ^ http://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/232108/Cavaliers-Sign-Arinze-Onuaku-To-10-Day-Deal Cavaliers Sign Arinze Onuaku To 10-Day Deal
  26. ^ Cavaliers To Sign Arinze Onuaku To Second 10-Day Contract
  27. ^ LeBron James Attends Zydrunas Ilgauskas' Jersey Retirement Ceremony
  28. ^ Cavaliers Sign Shane Edwards To 10-Day Deal, Realgm.com.
  29. ^ Cavaliers Sign Seth Curry To 10-Day Contract, Waive Shane Edwards, Realgm.com.
  30. ^ Cavaliers Decide Not To Sign Seth Curry To Second 10-Day Contract, Realgm.com.
  31. ^ a b c d e Scotty Hopson Real GM Profile, Realgm.com.
  32. ^ Cavs' Deng wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, NBA.com.
  33. ^ Irving Named NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Week
  34. ^ Irving Named 2014 NBA All-Star Game Starter
  35. ^ Kyrie Irving Named 2014 NBA All-Star Game MVP
  36. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Cavaliers Media Guide, NBA.com.
  37. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Anderson Varejao Statistical Profile.
  38. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Kyrie Irving Statistical Profile.
  39. ^ Anderson Varejao ties club record for rebounds as Cavs rally for overtime win.
  40. ^ a b C.J. Miles sets team record.
  41. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Cleveland Cavaliers Team Notes.
  42. ^ a b c d C.J. Miles Statistical Profile.
  43. ^ a b Earl Clark Statistical Profile.
  44. ^ a b c d e Jarrett Jack Statistical Profile.
  45. ^ a b Dion Waiters Statistical Profile.
  46. ^ Andrew Bynum Statistical Profile.
  47. ^ a b c Alonzo Gee Statistical Profile.
  48. ^ a b Luol Deng Statistical Profile.
  49. ^ a b Tristan Thompson Statistical Profile.
  50. ^ a b c d e Spencer Hawes Statistical Profile.
  51. ^ Tyler Zeller Statistical Profile.
  52. ^ Jarrett Jack sidelined with knee injury, out 10 days.
  53. ^ Andrew Bynum excused from the Cavs.
  54. ^ Dion Waiters has a mysterious illness.
  55. ^ CJ Miles will not travel with Cavs for two-game road trip.
  56. ^ It has been a long season already for Cleveland Cavaliers' Tyler Zeller.
  57. ^ Cavaliers Status Update: Carrick Felix.
  58. ^ Anthony Bennett back with team after illness.
  59. ^ Dion Waiters returns after missing 3 games with right wrist tendinitis.
  60. ^ Jarrett Jack out with back spasms against Indiana Pacers.
  61. ^ Cavaliers lose rookie Carrick Felix 6-8 with left knee stress fracture.
  62. ^ Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao was worried about knee but thinks he'll be back sooner rather than later.

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