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  • LeBron James, Cavaliers set to face Warriors in third straight NBA Finals

    LeBron James, Cavaliers set to face Warriors in third straight NBA Finals

    If the NBA season was one thing, it was predictable. The Cleveland Cavaliers punched their ticket to the NBA Finals, where they will meet the Golden State Warriors for the third straight year. The Cavs and Warriors have split their previous two meetings, with Golden State winning in six games in...
  • Richard Jefferson blames ‘bug’ for LeBron’s Game 3 performance

    Richard Jefferson blames ‘bug’ for LeBron’s Game 3 performance

    With the Golden State Warriors sweeping their way to the NBA Finals, many were understandably concerned when LeBron James was a no-show for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics. Even without Isaiah Thomas, the Celtics overcame a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to win on a...
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    Four Olympic gold medalists named to 2016-17 all-NBA first team

    The 2016-17 NBA First All-Star Team was announced on Thursday and there were four American Olympic gold medalists who made the squad. They were Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook of Long Beach, California, Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden of Los Angeles, California, New...
  • Cavaliers poised for return to Finals

    Cavaliers poised for return to Finals

    LeBron James has meant prosperity for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the good will is continuing to flow. With a sweep of the Toronto Raptors, the Cavaliers are headed to their third straight Eastern Conference Finals. James has been to seven straight. Cleveland is 8-0 in the 2016-17 playoffs...
  • LeBron James, Paul George take differing views on late-game situation

    LeBron James, Paul George take differing views on late-game situation

    The Cleveland Cavaliers escaped Game 1 against the Indiana Pacers when one shot essentially decided the game. With a 109-108 lead, LeBron James and J.R. Smith double-teamed Paul George near midcourt, forcing the Pacers superstar to pass the ball to an open C.J. Miles. With seven seconds running off...
  • Eastern Conference playoffs feature unpredictability

    Eastern Conference playoffs feature unpredictability

    Many were surprised when the Cleveland Cavaliers only managed to beat the Indiana Pacers, 109-108, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. As it turns out, that series was one of the few that held to form in the East. The Toronto Raptors subsequently suffered a blowout loss at the hands of the...
  • Watch Lebron James jam out to Kendrick Lamar's new album 'DAMN.'

    Watch Lebron James jam out to Kendrick Lamar's new album 'DAMN.'

    On the eve of its release date, Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated new album DAMN has already gotten a review, and from LeBron James no less. It appears King James got an early copy of the album as he has a clip of him jamming to Duckworth’s new album has been posted. As Pitchfork pointed out, he...
  • Kyle Korver key to Cavs’ title defense

    Kyle Korver key to Cavs’ title defense

    For all the talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ defensive woes, it’s an offensive sparkplug who holds the keys to their fortune. Kyle Korver, previously acquired from the Atlanta Hawks, has been in and out of the lineup with foot soreness–and the Cavs are going to need him come playoff time. In...
  • Cavaliers will flip switch for playoffs

    Cavaliers will flip switch for playoffs

    A lot has been made about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent swoon. Despite adding a plethora of veterans, the Cavs are seemingly in their worst rut of the season–winning just five games thus far in March. Even in their wins, Cleveland’s opponents are piling up points. The defense is in the bottom...
  • LeBron James praises Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram

    LeBron James praises Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram

    The defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers came into the STAPLES Center on Sunday night after having fallen to the Los Angeles Clippers the night earlier by 30 points. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love sat out the game against the Clippers but were more than ready for the Sunday...
  • Erik Spoelstra should win 'Coach of the Year' award

    Erik Spoelstra should win 'Coach of the Year' award

    While there is still 25 percent of the NBA season left, most coaches would probably agree that no one has done more with less than Miami Heat maestro Erik Spoelstra. If winning two titles with LeBron James clouded the public’s view, Spoelstra has gone above and beyond in clearing up the narrative...
  • Cavaliers lose Bogut in less than a minute

    Cavaliers lose Bogut in less than a minute

    The Cleveland Cavaliers enjoyed 58 seconds of the Andrew Bogut experience. After signing the center to solidify the team’s interior defense, Cleveland watched as Bogut suffered a broken leg in a loss to the Miami Heat. Bogut needed to be helped off the floor after fracturing his left tibia...
  • Cavaliers gearing up for Finals repeat

    Cavaliers gearing up for Finals repeat

    The Cleveland Cavaliers could not enhance their team with a player of Kevin Durant’s caliber, but they have spared no expense in acquiring every capable role player to bolster a title defense. The Cavs are in talks to acquire buyout candidates Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut, two players who could...
  • The All-Star game returns to New Orleans after a three year absence

    Three things that would make NBA All-Star weekend fantastic

    The NBA will be holding their All-Star weekend in New Orleans this Friday, Saturday and Sunday and it is the best All-Star weekend of the four professional sports. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most underwhelming All-Star weekends of the four U.S. professional sports because fans expect more...
  • Cavaliers’ slide no reason for panic

    Cavaliers’ slide no reason for panic

    The dog days of the NBA winter are upon us. The Golden State Warriors lost to the Miami Heat, meanwhile the Cleveland Cavaliers have dropped a few more than that. The Warriors brushed off their loss, but each Cavs’ defeat seems like another nail in their proverbial 2016-17 coffin. LeBron James is...
  • Hawks piling up wins after Kyle Korver trade

    Hawks piling up wins after Kyle Korver trade

    Don’t look now, but the Atlanta Hawks are 23-17 and surging in the Eastern Conference. The team’s move comes on the heels of reports that virtually the entire roster was on the trade block. Atlanta has won eight out of its last nine games heading into a Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee against the...
  • LeBron James 

    LeBron James named Associated Press male athlete of the year

    LeBron James of Akron, Ohio has been named the Associated Press male athlete of the year for the second time on Tuesday. James won a NBA Finals championship for the third time in his career back in June when the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors...
  • Christmas Day reminds fans of NBA's greatness

    Christmas Day reminds fans of NBA's greatness

    For a day, NBA fans did not have to think about resting players and three games in four nights. Conversely, they were treated to the best day of basketball the regular season has to offer. Christmas Day served as a reminder of the NBA’s stellar product. The Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a 14-point...
  • LeBron James and the Cavs are facing heat for resting players against the Grizzlies.

    Rest a necessary evil of NBA schedule for LeBron James

    The mobs were out with their pitchforks Wednesday night. The Cleveland Cavaliers went to Memphis – a night after throttling the Grizzlies at home – and left LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love home. Predictably, the Cavs lost. This was far from an isolated case, however. Gregg Popovich, the...
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers are set for another June tilt with the Golden State Warriors.

    Cavs, Warriors biding time until NBA Finals

    Prognosticators will posit thousands of NBA Power Rankings in 2016-17, but the season will ultimately come down to two teams. It’s no great secret that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are headed for a third straight June showdown, but Wednesday night was the icing on the cake...
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