One week after he wrote a piece for The Players' Tribune about his alcohol struggles, Francis was arrested on a public intoxication charge.
The third pick in the 1993 NBA Draft replaces Tubby Smith, who was fired earlier this month after only two seasons.
Lue has missed parts or all of three games because of the illness as the Cavs are 40-29 and in third place in the Eastern Conference.
Gerald Green was ejected Sunday for coming to teammate Chris Paul's defense after Gorgui Dieng pushed him down after a foul.
Butler underwent surgery on his right knee last month after suffering a meniscal injury in a Feb. 23 game against the Rockets.
UMBC athletic director Tim Hall told ESPN.com his program plans to “do everything in our power to incentivize (Odom) to stay here."
The point of the Celtics president describing the soreness his star forward felt is that it's not likely he'll be back for the playoffs.
Anthony Davis had a big game for the New Orleans Pelicans as the Toronto Raptors' streak was snapped.
On a rare day when every NBA team came in a winner, the Rockets, Thunder, Pelicans and Trail Blazers ended up with bragging rights.
Stan Van Gundy could be facing a fine after blasting the officiating in the Detroit Pistons' loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Russell Westbrook is the fourth player in NBA history to notch 100 triple-doubles.
It may only be one season, but Simmons is stacking up nicely with two of the game's greats.
Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard was questioned by former Atlanta Hawks team-mate Dennis Schroder.
Betting lines for the first and second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook tallied the 100th triple-double of his career.
Benson was hospitalized with the flu nearly a month ago, but the team announced he died Thursday at the Ochsner Medical Center.
Drafted by the Spurs in 1992, Williams opted to play in Italy, where he was compared to Michael Jordan and had the nickname "The New King."
Russell Westbrook and Ben Simmons are creeping into Oscar Robertson territory.
There will be new FIBA Basketball Champions League winners this year after UCAM Murcia bundled out holders Iberostar Tenerife.
First-round odds, betting lines for the 2018 NCAA Tournament.