The former Louisville signee featured prominently in the federal investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball recruiting.
Kevin Love is averaging just 11.0 points per game during the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Could game seven be LeBron James' last home match for the Cleveland Cavaliers? The superstar forward said: "I haven't thought about that."
George Hill missed game four and five with lingering back spasms and that injury has ruled him out of Friday's playoff clash.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry could make his return on Saturday, and the New Orleans Pelicans are prepared for him doing so.
Surgery after a diagnosis of compartment syndrome has ruled Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr out indefinitely.
Hill, who has been dealing with back spasms, last played for Cleveland in Game 3 of its opening-round series against the Pacers.
The mayor took matters into his own hands after the NBA revealed that LeBron James should have been called for goaltending late in Game 5.
Bickerstaff will replace David Fizdale, who was fired on Nov. 27 after a 7-12 start to the 2017-18 season.
The NBA confirmed referees missed two crucial calls late in the Cleveland Cavaliers' win over the Indiana Pacers.