CLEVELAND — Cavaliers coach Byron Scott is no longer simply fielding questions about his team’s latest loss. He’s being asked about his job security.
That topic came up Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, where the Cavs dropped their season-high 10th straight game, a 113-95 debacle against the Brooklyn Nets in which Cleveland trailed by 30 …Read More
ATLANTA — It took 73 games, and the ultimate outcome was the same, but the Cavs finally showed the fight Monday that coach Byron Scott has been waiting to see.
Mo Speights matched his career high with 23 points, but the Cavs fell to the Atlanta Hawks 102-94 to extend their losing streak to nine games.
The …Read More
NEW ORLEANS — On the night their star returned to the lineup, on the night Kyrie Irving was supposed to make everything better, the same old problems resurfaced for the Cavaliers.
They couldn’t defend the pick-and-roll, they left shooters open around the perimeter, they showed little effort in a dismal third quarter and were ultimately smashed …Read More
CLEVELAND — Upon further review, the Cavaliers found another way to lose Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena.
His team out of timeouts and almost out of hope, Boston coach Doc Rivers took advantage of a video review with 2.1 seconds left and diagrammed a play that led to Jeff Green scoring at the buzzer, giving …Read More
Part of me thinks Byron Scott is the right man to coach the Cavaliers going forward. Part of me has serious questions.
It’s a topic worth raising not just in the sports section, but also in the Cavs front office, where general manager Chris Grant and his staff should at least be talking about their …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — If Kyrie Irving is cleared medically to return prior to the end of the season, coach Byron Scott indicated he will allow Irving to return to the court for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ final few games this season.
Irving has missed two weeks with a shoulder injury that was expected to take three to four …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — The news hasn’t been particularly good for the Cavaliers lately and it doesn’t appear to be improving anytime soon.
They’ve suffered their two worst losses of the season — for far different reasons — in a 72-hour window, Dion Waiters appears closer to the operating room than a basketball court and while Kyrie Irving …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers play on the road tonight against the Houston Rockets, but Thursday was one of those rare days when coach Byron Scott couldn’t help but look back.
With starters Kyrie Irving, Anderson Varejao and Dion Waiters — Scott called them the team’s “three best players” — out due to injury, the Cavs led …Read More
CLEVELAND — Other than a scoreboard condensation problem that delayed the opening tip for almost 40 minutes, a fan running onto the floor during the fourth quarter, the Cavaliers setting a franchise record for largest blown lead, the Miami Heat notching its 24th straight win and LeBron James once again getting the last laugh, not …Read More
LeBron James’ hairline is very different, as is his level of muscularity, but he is still the same incredible player who electrified Quicken Loans Arena for seven years.
That’s why it’s so bittersweet every time “The Chosen One” returns to Cleveland as a member of the Miami Heat.
James put on another fantastic show Wednesday, collecting 25 …Read More