February 1, 2015

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Cavaliers: LeBron James lands another All-Star start

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INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers small forward LeBron James will start his 11th NBA All-Star Game in 12 seasons, but he wasn’t the top overall vote-getter in final results released Thursday. A late run by Golden State guard Stephen Curry gave him 1,513,324 votes, while James, the top vote-getter last season, received 1,470,483 in fan balloting. Cleveland Read More…

Cavaliers Notes: Shawn Marion will retire after season, his 16th

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CLEVELAND — This is Shawn Marion’s 16th NBA season. It will also be his last. The 36-year-old didn’t make himself available to the media Wednesday prior to a game against the Utah Jazz, but told several outlets earlier in the day that he planned to retire at the end of the season. The news wasn’t Read More…

Cavaliers 106, Jazz 92: A feel-good story — flu can’t slow down rolling Cavs

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CLEVELAND — For the most part, the Cavaliers looked sick — in the positive, slang sense — Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz. With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving suffering from flu-like symptoms in recent days, the Cavs recorded a healthy 106-92 victory at Quicken Loans Arena to extend their winning streak to four games. Read More…

Cavs notes: LeBron James feeling better than he has all season

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CLEVELAND — Good news for the Cavaliers: LeBron James is feeling better than he has at any point this season. After missing eight games with left leg and lower back soreness, the 6-foot-8 small forward went into a game against the Chicago Bulls on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena averaging 33.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and Read More…

Cavaliers bash Bulls for third straight win

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CLEVELAND — With coach Urban Meyer, quarterback Cardale Jones and a number of other Ohio State football players in attendance Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena, the Cavaliers played like champions. Coming off a five-game West Coast trip, Cleveland never trailed and led by as many as 25 points en route to an impressive 108-94 Read More…

Medina gives Red Raiders game

MEDINA — Oh, what could have been. On the verge of getting a signature win under first-year coach Chris Hassinger, the Medina boys basketball team committed a turnover and missed the front end of two one-and-ones in the final minute of regulation, then fell 67-61 in overtime to powerful Shaker Heights on Friday in Northeast Read More…

Cavaliers Commentary: Lot of low grades on midseason report card

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The Cavaliers won’t officially reach the halfway point of the regular season until they play in Los Angeles tonight against the Lakers and Friday versus the Clippers, but Professor Noland has seen enough. With Cleveland an unforgivable 19-20 and in a stretch where it has lost six straight games and nine of its last 10, Read More…

Boys basketball: Medina rallies from 19 down to win against Nordonia

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MEDINA — Medina boys basketball coach Chris Hassinger changed his lineup at halftime, assistant Mitch Charvat lit into the players and another assistant, Keith Sooy, provided the recipe for victory. Down 19 early in the second period and still in a 14-point hole at halftime, all that and a great individual performance by undersized power Read More…

Cavaliers commentary: Loyal fan advises not to get your hopes up

Turns out I would have been much better off heeding the initial advice of 85-year-old Betty from Seville. More — a lot more — on Miss Betty in a moment, but first let me point out I’m one of the idiots — but not the only idiot to venture into such territory — that predicted Read More…

Rick Noland: Cavs are champs on paper, chumps on the court

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On paper, everything Cavaliers general manager David Griffin did this week makes perfect sense. But let’s not lose sight of the fact the Cavs also looked pretty good, on paper, when they made their original offseason moves, highlighted by signing LeBron James, re-signing Kyrie Irving and trading for Kevin Love. That’s why there remains this Read More…