The NBA sent a memo to teams they should be preparing to play games without fans in attendance, and identifying “essential staff” present for these games, should it be necessary due to coronavirus outbreak, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein may be stepping down as the Cavs head coach during the NBA All-Star break, as the two sides are discussing that possibility, Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst of ESPN reported.
Jordan Clarkson scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 110-104 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Tristan Thompson had 25 points for Cleveland
Tobias Harris scored 27 points and the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 114-85 on Sunday. The 76ers went ahead midway through the first quarter and led by 31 points in the third period. Joel Embiid had 14 points for Philadelphia.