April 25, 2015

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Commentary: Cavaliers overtime loss filled with bad, but there’s 1 giant positive

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Enough went wrong in the Cavaliers’ overtime loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday to fill an entire column — and we will get to that in a moment — but don’t ever lose sight of the fact this was still a game Cleveland could and should have won. That’s a negative in the loss Read More…

James Harden, Rockets get best of LeBron, Cavs in OT

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HOUSTON — James Harden has been putting up MVP-caliber numbers all season for the Houston Rockets. Given the chance to go head to head with one of his biggest competitors for the award, Harden and the Rockets came out on top. Harden scored 33 points and Cleveland star LeBron James missed a pair of free Read More…

Commentary: NBA Finals likely to feature Cavaliers, Golden State rematch

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The NBA Finals won’t be played until June, but there is a good chance they will feature a rematch from Thursday night. The Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are the two hottest — and exciting — teams in the league, which they eagerly displayed in front of a national television audience on TNT. As one Read More…

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…

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…

Cavaliers 102, Pistons 93: LeBron James passes Scottie Pippen as all-time assists leader for forwards

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — LeBron James rarely likes to talk about his individual achievements. Tuesday he made an exception. James had 11 assists in Cleveland’s 102-93 victory over the Detroit Pistons. In the process, he moved past Scottie Pippen for first place on the NBA career list for forwards. James has 6,142 assists, seven more 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…

Cavs: Winning attracts all sorts of attention, Kendrick Perkins set to sign as backup center

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NEW YORK — LeBron James was sitting comfortably on the bench and figured on staying there. Then J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert punctuated their return to New York with an alley-oop that demanded he stand. “That was beautiful, that was special,” James said. “I was planning on not getting up too many times off the Read More…

Former Knicks J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert have fun against old team

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NEW YORK — LeBron James was sitting comfortably on the bench and figured on staying there. Then J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert punctuated their return to New York with an alley-oop that demanded he stand. “That was beautiful, that was special,” James said. “I was planning on not getting up too many times off the Read More…

Ex-Thunder center Kendrick Perkins to sign with Cavaliers

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NEW YORK — The Cavaliers continue to get bigger — and better. Former Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cavs once he clears waivers Monday, multiple league sources told the Beacon Journal. ESPN first reported the move. Perkins was dealt to the Utah Jazz at the trade deadline, but Yahoo reported Read More…