February 28, 2015

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LeBron James scores 42 as Cavaliers handle Golden State in marquee matchup

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CLEVELAND — LeBron James showed he’s still the best player in the world and the Cavaliers made a strong case they might now be the best team in the NBA. It was only one game, but Cleveland looked very impressive Thursday night while downing the Golden State Warriors 110-99 in front of a sellout crowd Read More…

Boys basketball: Wadsworth have rough night against Tallmadge

Wadsworth’s Nick Hewitt puts up a shot against Tallmadge’s Andrew Francesconi in the first quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth boys basketball team was flatter than a stale, cold, week-old pancake Wednesday night. Playing with a chance to finish alone in second place in the Suburban League, the Grizzlies displayed little intensity while falling 50-45 to Tallmadge. The Grizzlies (13-9, 9-5) and Blue Devils (15-7, 9-5) are tied for second in Read More…

Commentary: Center Timofey Mozgov a huge reason Cavaliers playing best ball in NBA

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The biggest game in the NBA tonight — and perhaps this season — will take place at Quicken Loans Arena. It will pit the best team in the league, the 44-10 Golden State Warriors, against the hottest team in the NBA, the 36-22 Cavaliers, who have won 17 of their last 19 games. It could Read More…

Rick Noland: Challenging stretch awaits Cavaliers

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The Cavaliers have won 16 of their last 18 games, they’re healthy and clicking on all cylinders and veteran Kendrick Perkins will add a nice insurance policy inside. But the schedule is about to get a whole lot tougher. A game against Detroit tonight at The Palace of Auburn Hills should be Cleveland’s third straight Read More…

Hauser heats up in win

Highland senior Brogan Scott  puts up a shot over Cloverleafs' Dillon Mullins during the second quarter. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

  GRANGER TWP. — Ben Hauser finished what he started Friday night. Mired in a shooting slump, the senior guard got off to sizzling starts in the first and fourth quarters to lead the Highland boys basketball team to a 75-66 Suburban League win over Cloverleaf. Hauser, who finished with a game-high 18 points, had Read More…

Cavs quiet at trade deadline; LeBron says this roster could win title

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The NBA trade deadline came and went Thursday without the Cavaliers making a move, but that’s perfectly OK. “We can win a championship with this roster,” four-time league MVP LeBron James said following practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “Obviously, health is a huge thing (and) clicking at the right time. The team that is clicking Read More…

Devils put on impressive performance

Rick Noland The Gazette BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick boys basketball team not only wrote the perfect script, it had some Oscar-worthy performances in the movie. Six-foot-9½ Mentor center Micah Potter was in foul trouble all night and the Blue Devils put on a sensational display in the second and third periods, resulting in an impressive Read More…

Cavaliers Notes: LeBron James is center of attention

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CLEVELAND — There will be one NBA game tonight: LeBron James and the Cavaliers will play in Chicago on TNT. Everyone else will have started the All-Star break. “In the last seven or so years, I’ve always played on that last Thursday before the break,” James said Wednesday before a game against the Miami Heat at Read More…

Fun continues in romp over Miami, as Cavaliers win 10th straight at home

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CLEVELAND — Timofey Mozgov was on the receiving end of a lot of passes that led to dunks, but it was the one the 7-foot Russian threw in the first period Wednesday that had everyone talking. Finding himself with the ball in transition on the left side of the court, Mozgov lofted a long alley-oop Read More…

Cavaliers: Kevin Love says he has no issue with LeBron James after controversial tweet

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INDEPENDENCE — There are no problems between Cavaliers small forward LeBron James and power forward Kevin Love. Love said so Tuesday following practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “I talk to LeBron every day,” Love said. “I know there has to be some sort of an angle and you guys have deadlines to make and it’s Read More…