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2010–11 Cleveland Cavaliers season

The 2010–11 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 41st season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They finished the regular season with 19 wins and 63 losses, the team's worst record since 2002–03, also their first time since that season that LeBron James is not on the roster.

2010–11 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coachByron Scott
ArenaQuicken Loans Arena
Results
Record19–63 (.232)
PlaceDivision: 5th (Central)
Conference: 15th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports Ohio · WUAB
RadioWTAM
< 2009–10 2011–12 >

The offseason included LeBron James becoming a free agent and signing with the Miami Heat alongside Zydrunas Ilgauskas. The Cavaliers also missed the playoffs for the first time since James' sophomore season in 2005, as well as posting a then-record 26 game losing streak spanning from December 20, 2010 to February 11, 2011, beginning the losing streak with a 90–101 loss to the Utah Jazz, but finally snapping their losing streak with a 126–119 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Key datesEdit

 
The Cavaliers being introduced at the Verizon Center on November 6, 2010.

Draft picksEdit

The Cleveland Cavaliers had no picks in the 2010 NBA Draft, along with Denver Nuggets and Charlotte Bobcats.

RosterEdit

Cleveland Cavaliers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 85   Davis, Baron 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1979-04-13 UCLA
C 9   Erden, Semih 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1986-07-28 Turkey
G/F 8   Eyenga, Christian 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1989-06-22 DR Congo
F 33   Gee, Alonzo 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1987-05-29 Alabama
G 1   Gibson, Daniel 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1986-02-27 Texas
F 12   Graham, Joey 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1982-06-11 Oklahoma State
F 44   Harangody, Luke 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 251 lb (114 kg) 1988-01-02 Notre Dame
G 6   Harris, Manny 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1989-09-21 Michigan
F/C 21   Hickson, J. J. 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 242 lb (110 kg) 1988-09-04 North Carolina State
C 5   Hollins, Ryan 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1984-10-10 UCLA
F 4   Jamison, Antawn (C) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1976-06-12 North Carolina
G/F 18   Parker, Anthony 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1975-06-19 Bradley
F 24   Samuels, Samardo 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1989-01-09 Louisville
G 3   Sessions, Ramon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1986-04-11 Nevada
C 17   Varejão, Anderson 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1982-09-28 Liga ACB
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2011-02-24

Pre-seasonEdit

2010 Pre-season Game Log: 6–2 (Home: 4–2 ; Road: 2–0)
# Date Visitor Score Home Decision Attendance Record Recap
1 October 5 (in Quicken Loans Arena) Charlotte Bobcats 72 – 87 Cleveland Cavaliers Won Not announced 1-0 1
2 October 7 (in Quicken Loans Arena) Washington Wizards 97 – 83 Cleveland Cavaliers Lost 19,124 1-1 2
3 October 10 (in Toyota Center) Cleveland Cavaliers 99 – 93 Houston Rockets Won 11,095 2-1 3
4 October 11 (in American Airlines Center) Cleveland Cavaliers 85 – 79 Dallas Mavericks Won 16,673 3-1 4
5 October 14 (in Petersen Events Center) San Antonio Spurs 80 – 106 Cleveland Cavaliers Won 5,121 4-1 5
6 October 16 (in Quicken Loans Arena) CSKA Moscow (Russia) 90 – 87 Cleveland Cavaliers Lost 20,263 4-2 6
7 October 19 (in U.S. Bank Arena) Philadelphia 76ers 95 – 111 Cleveland Cavaliers Won 6,217 5-2 7
8 October 21 (in Value City Arena) Milwaukee Bucks 77 – 83 Cleveland Cavaliers Won 7,092 6-2 8

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
z-Chicago Bulls 62 20 .756 36–5 26–15 15–1
x-Indiana Pacers 37 45 .451 25 24–17 13–28 9–7
Milwaukee Bucks 35 47 .427 27 22–19 13–28 6–10
Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 32 21–20 9–32 7–9
Cleveland Cavaliers 19 63 .232 43 12–29 7–34 3–13
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Chicago Bulls 62 20 .756
2 y-Miami Heat 58 24 .707 4
3 y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 6
4 x-Orlando Magic 52 30 .634 10
5 x-Atlanta Hawks 44 38 .537 18
6 x-New York Knicks 42 40 .512 20
7 x-Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 .500 21
8 x-Indiana Pacers 37 45 .451 25
9 Milwaukee Bucks 35 47 .427 27
10 Charlotte Bobcats 34 48 .415 28
11 Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 32
12 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 38
13 Washington Wizards 23 59 .280 39
14 Toronto Raptors 22 60 .268 40
15 Cleveland Cavaliers 19 63 .232 43

Record vs. opponentsEdit

2010-11 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHA CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND LAC LAL MEM MIA MIL MIN NJN NOH NYK OKC ORL PHI PHO POR SAC SAS TOR UTA WAS
Atlanta 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Boston 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Charlotte 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Chicago 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Cleveland 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Dallas 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Denver 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Detroit 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Golden State 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Houston 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Indiana 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
L.A. Clippers 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
L.A. Lakers 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Memphis 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Miami 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Milwaukee 2–2 0–3 2–1 0–4 3–1 2–0 0–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–3 1–1 3–0 0–2 1–1 1–3 1–3 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 4–0 0–2 2–1
Minnesota 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0—0 0—0 0—0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
New Jersey 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0—0 0—0
New Orleans 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
New York 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Oklahoma City 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Orlando 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Philadelphia 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0
Phoenix 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0
Portland 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Sacramento 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
San Antonio 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Toronto 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Utah 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Washington 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0

Game logEdit

2010–11 game log
Total: 19–63 (Home: 12–29; Road: 7–34)
2010–11 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

The Cleveland Cavaliers did not qualify for the 2011 NBA Playoffs.

Player statisticsEdit

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 seasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Baron Davis1 15 9 25.3 .421 .414 .815 2.4 6.1 1.1 .4 13.9
Semih Erden1 4 1 16.0 .286 .000 .833 2.8 .3 .5 .8 3.3
Christian Eyenga 44 18 21.5 .425 .275 .643 2.8 .8 .8 .6 6.9
Alonzo Gee1 40 29 24.3 .462 .347 .800 3.9 .8 .8 .4 7.4
Daniel Gibson 67 15 27.8 .400 .403 .822 2.6 3.0 .7 .3 11.6
Joey Graham 39 8 15.0 .458 .300 .806 2.2 .5 .2 .2 5.2
Luke Harangody1 21 0 19.0 .378 .250 .778 4.2 1.0 .5 .5 6.2
Manny Harris 54 15 17.3 .374 .370 .763 2.6 1.6 .6 .1 5.9
J.J. Hickson 80 66 28.2 .458 .000 .673 8.7 1.1 .6 .7 13.8
Ryan Hollins 70 16 16.9 .598 .000 .681 2.7 .4 .3 .6 5.3
Antawn Jamison 56 38 32.9 .427 .346 .731 6.7 1.7 .9 .5 18.0
Jamario Moon1 40 13 19.1 .402 .284 .909 3.0 1.1 .6 .7 4.7
Anthony Parker 72 65 29.0 .399 .379 .779 3.0 3.0 .9 .1 8.3
Leon Powe1 14 3 13.4 .492 .000 .462 2.7 .1 .5 .2 5.0
Samardo Samuels 37 10 18.9 .456 .000 .618 4.3 .5 .4 .5 7.8
Ramon Sessions 81 38 26.3 .466 .200 .823 3.1 5.2 .7 .1 13.3
Anderson Varejão 31 31 32.1 .528 .000 .667 9.7 1.5 .9 1.2 9.1
Alfonso Warfield1 41 14 24.0 .362 .302 .643 3.9 6.8 1.4 .1 10.8
Mo Williams1 36 34 29.6 .385 .265 .833 2.7 7.1 .9 .3 13.3


Stats with the Cavaliers.
1 Did not start or finish the season with the Cavs.

Awards, Records and MilestonesEdit

AwardsEdit

No awards.

Week/MonthEdit

No awards.

All-StarEdit

RecordsEdit

Team RecordsEdit

  • On January 11, the Cavaliers set franchise records for fewest points in a game (57) and largest margin of defeat (55) against the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • On January 15, the Cavaliers set a franchise record for most points given up in a half (80) against the Denver Nuggets.
  • The Cavaliers had their first winless month (with at least 12 games) in franchise history, going 0–16 in January.
  • On February 11, the Cavaliers snapped the NBA record for longest losing streak. After 26 consecutive losses, they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • On March 4, the Cavs snapped their franchise record for most consecutive losses on the road, against the New York Knicks, at 26.

MilestonesEdit

  • Baron Davis reached 800 career games.
  • Semih Erden played his first season in the NBA.
  • Christian Eyenga played his first season in the NBA.*
  • Alonzo Gee reached 1,000 minutes played.
  • Daniel Gibson reached 300 career games, 7,000 minutes, 2,000 field goals attempted, 1,000 three-point shots attempted and 2,000 points.*
  • Joey Graham reached 6,000 minutes played.
  • Luke Harangody played his first season in the NBA.
  • Manny Harris played his first season in the NBA.*
  • J.J. Hickson reached 400 career games, 4,000 minutes, 1,000 field goals attempted, 1,000 rebounds and 2,000 points.*
  • Ryan Hollins reached 3,000 minutes played and 1,000 points.
  • Antawn Jamison reached 900 career games, 33,000 minutes played, 15,000 field goals attempted, 5,000 defensive rebounds, 7,000 rebounds and 18,000 points.
  • Jamario Moon reached 6,000 minutes played.
  • Anthony Parker reached 400 career games, 12,000 minutes, 3,000 field goals attempted, 1,000 assists and 4,000 points.
  • Leon Powe reached 3,000 minutes played.
  • Samardo Samuels played his first season in the NBA.*
  • Ramon Sessions reached 200 career games, 6,000 minutes, 1,000 field goals made, 2,000 field goals attempted, 1,000 free throws attempted, 1,000 assists and 2,000 points.
  • Anderson Varejão reached 400 career games and 10,000 minutes.*
  • Jawad Williams reached 1,000 minutes played.*
  • Mo Williams reached 500 career games, 15,000 minutes, 6,000 field goals attempted, 1,000 free throws made and 7,000 points.

*Spent the entire NBA Career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, until reach these Milestones.

Team milestonesEdit

  • On November 2, the Cavaliers reached 3,400 combined regular and post-season games, against the Atlanta Hawks.
  • On February 8, the Cavaliers reached 3,300 regular season games, against the Dallas Mavericks.
  • On February 11, the Cavaliers reached 1,600 regular and post-season victories, against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Injuries, surgeries and absencesEdit

TransactionsEdit

Free agentsEdit

AdditionsEdit

Date Player Signed Former team
July 30, 2010 Joey Graham Free agent Denver Nuggets
August 17, 2010 Samardo Samuels Undrafted rookie Louisville Cardinals
October 19, 2010 Manny Harris Undrafted rookie Michigan Wolverines
December 28, 2010 Alonzo Gee Free agent Washington Wizards

SubtractionsEdit

Date Player Reason left New team
July 9, 2010 LeBron James Free agent/Sign-and-trade Miami Heat
July 17, 2010 Žydrūnas Ilgauskas Free agent Miami Heat
August 4, 2010 Shaquille O'Neal Free agent Boston Celtics
October 19, 2010 Danny Green Waived San Antonio Spurs
December 27, 2010 Jawad Williams Waived   Hapoel Jerusalem B.C.
February 24, 2011 Leon Powe Waived/Buyout Memphis Grizzlies

TradesEdit

July 9, 2010
To Cleveland Cavaliers----
  • 2011 second-round pick (Milan Macvan)
  • 2012 second-round pick (Jae Crowder)
  • 2013 first-round pick (Nemanja Nedovic)
  • 2015 first-round pick
  • Trade exception
To Miami Heat----
July 26, 2010
To Cleveland Cavaliers---- To Minnesota Timberwolves----
February 24, 2011
To Cleveland Cavaliers---- To Los Angeles Clippers----
February 24, 2011
To Cleveland Cavaliers---- To Boston Celtics----

ReferencesEdit