Transactions listed are from July 1, 2010 to
June 30, 2011.
- July 2, 2010
Hired Byron Scott as Head Coach.
- July 10, 2010
Traded LeBron James to the Miami Heat for a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Milan Macvan was later selected), a 2012 2nd round draft pick (Jae Crowder was later selected), a 2013 1st round draft pick (Nemanja Nedovic was later selected) and a 2016 1st round draft pick (Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot was later selected). Cleveland also received a trade exception from Miami. Cleveland had the option to swap 1st round draft picks with Miami in 2012 but did not do so.
- July 21, 2010
Signed Samardo Samuels as a free agent.
- July 26, 2010
- July 30, 2010
Signed Joey Graham as a free agent.
- September 25, 2010
Signed Cedric Jackson as a free agent.
Signed Manny Harris as a free agent.
- October 13, 2010
Waived Cedric Jackson.
- October 19, 2010
Waived Danny Green.
- November 18, 2010
- December 27, 2010
Waived Jawad Williams.
- December 28, 2010
Signed Alonzo Gee as a free agent.
- December 31, 2010
- January 2, 2011
- February 24, 2011
Waived Leon Powe.
- June 23, 2011
Drafted Kyrie Irving in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tristan Thompson in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
Drafted Justin Harper in the 2nd round (32nd pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
Drafted Milan Macvan in the 2nd round (54th pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
- June 30, 2011