July 1, 2015

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Cavs: Playing time for 7-foot-1 Timofey Mozgov is hot topic heading into tonight

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Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov had a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, but the Golden State Warriors won by 21 points. Sunday in Game 5, Mozgov played just nine minutes, had zero points and attempted only one shot as the Cavs, who led by a point midway through Read More…

Cavaliers will need to make adjustments

A “small” move by Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has left David Blatt and the Cavaliers with some big decisions heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday at Oracle Arena. Not wanting the Warriors to go down 3-1 in the best-of-seven series — and fully aware that teams that do so Read More…

Golden State evens series

Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — There will be another game at Quicken Loans Arena this season, but that’s a guarantee the Cavaliers didn’t want to have happen Thursday night. Getting virtually nothing from anyone outside of LeBron James, Timofey Mozgov and Tristan Thompson, the Cavs fell 103-82 to the Golden State Warriors in Game Read More…

Cavs: LeBron James’ shot attempts have soared in Finals

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CLEVELAND — This isn’t how LeBron James wants or likes to play. It’s how he has to play. With Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love sidelined by injuries, the Cavaliers small forward has averaged NBA Finals personal highs of 35.7 shots and 41.0 points through three games against the Golden State Warriors. James’ performance, which also Read More…

Cavs: Kyrie Irving talks for first time since having surgery

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CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving is trying to stay positive during a very tough time for him emotionally, but he has no regrets. The Cavaliers point guard met with the media Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena for the first time since fracturing his left kneecap a week ago in overtime of Game 1 of the NBA Read More…

Cavs: Delly dominates in 96-91 win against Warriors

The Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova shoots against Golden State’s Klay Thompson. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen, but LeBron James has, um, uh, Matthew Dellavedova. The best player in the world and an undrafted second-year guard from St. Mary’s led the Cavaliers to a 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More…

There’s Cavs fever at Medina Hospital and babies are “All In’

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Babies born at Medina Hospital in the past few days are coming home with a sporty gift from the hospital — one-piece outfits known as “onesies” with the Cleveland Cavaliers logo that says “Born to be All In.” The “All In” motto has been a mantra for the team and fans as the Cavaliers advanced Read More…

Family revives sports tradition on Medina Township barn

Korey and Liz Lamphear and their 21-month-old daughter, Izzy, stand against the family's century barn on Old Weymouth Road in Medina Township. They are joined by Korey's sister, Kim Lamphear, and her son, Kane, 6. The family painted "Go Cavs" on the barn to celebrate the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

The barn at the corner of Weymouth and Old Weymouth Roads has been known as the “Go Browns” barn, the “Go Tribe” barn and now, a new moniker, the “Go Cavs” barn, thanks to the Lamphear family’s efforts to boost community pride. Last week, Korey Lamphear along with his wife, Liz, and his sister Kim, Read More…

Key word is ‘Focus’

Since things continue to go bad for the Cavaliers from the shoulders down, it’s more important than ever that they stay strong — and play a tad bit smarter — from the neck up. Even that might not be enough, but it’s the only choice Cleveland players and coaches have right now. The Cavs not Read More…

NBA Finals: Warriors hold off LeBron James, Cavs for 108-100 OT win in Game 1

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. (AP PHOTO)

OAKLAND, Calif. — After an eight-day break, the NBA’s top teams and biggest stars put on quite a show. Only one kept it up for 53 minutes. And only one survived without a serious injury. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off LeBron James and the Cleveland Read More…