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NBA Capsules: Leonard scores 37, Raptors beat Cavaliers 126-110

Kawhi Leonard matched his season high with 37 points, helping the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-110 on Friday night.


NBA Capsules: Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in Jimmy Butler’s …


Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson could miss month with sprained left foot

Tristan Thompson’s strong season has stalled.


Cavaliers, J.R. Smith parting ways amid stormy season

J.R. Smith’s bumpy-but-never-boring stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over


Cavaliers’ Kevin Kevin Love has foot surgery, out at least 6 weeks

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will be out at least six weeks – and maybe longer – after surgery on his left foot, another blow to a team in disarray …


Cavs acquire forward Sam Dekker from Clippers

Dekker, a first-round pick by Houston in 2015, averaged 4.2 points and 2.4 rebounds as a reserve in 73 games last season for the Clippers. The 6-foot-9 Dekker figures to …


UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 5:57 p.m.

LeBron James opens ‘I Promise’ school in hometown

LeBron James won’t rule out a second homecoming in Cleveland.


Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120M extension

All-Star forward Kevin Love has signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love will now be the centerpiece for the team following LeBron James’s departure in …


Former Vandals forward Brayon Blake signs to play on Cavaliers’ summer league team

Challenged by coach Don Verlin before the start of his senior season to become a player Idaho could count on every game, Brayon Blake responded with a dozen double-doubles and …


UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 7:53 p.m.

Sources: LeBron James declines option with Cleveland Cavaliers, becomes NBA free agent

Two people familiar with the decision says LeBron James has informed the Cavaliers he’s declining his $35.6 million option for next season and is a free agent. James’ representatives informed …


UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:46 p.m.

Warriors sweep Cavaliers for second straight NBA title

Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double and the Golden State Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight NBA title and third …


UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 6:58 p.m.

Facing NBA Finals sweep, Cleveland’s LeBron James praises ‘stacked’ Warriors

LeBron James was relaxed, reflective and even resigned to his fate. The end of the series, season and maybe his second stint in Cleveland, are near.


UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Kevin Durant has 43, Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavaliers

Kevin Durant pushed the Golden State Warriors to dynasty’s doorstep. LeBron James may be at the door.


Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of finals

The Golden State Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night. Iguodala has been dealing with a bone bruise around his left …


UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:05 p.m.

Mood swing: LeBron James, Cavaliers home looking to turn around NBA Finals

LeBron James laughed as he came around the backstage partition after arriving fashionably late for his crowded, post-practice news conference.


UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:06 p.m.

Shaun Livingston, JaVale McGee giving Warriors big lift in finals vs Cavs

For as spectacular as LeBron James has been in the first two games, his Cleveland Cavaliers are down 2-0 against Golden State largely because the Warriors’ supporting cast members like …


Ratings for Game 2 of NBA Finals down slightly

Ratings for ABC’s broadcast of Game 2 of the NBA Finals were down slightly from last year. Game 2 between Golden State and Cleveland drew a peak audience of 22.5 …


UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 4:13 p.m.

Dynasty in making? Golden State Warriors chase third NBA title in 4 years

Stephen Curry and coach Steve Kerr’s Golden State Warriors have repeatedly said they want to build something special for the long haul, to compete for championships year after year. LeBron …


UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

Stephen Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, mixing in big shots with clever celebratory moves while leading the Golden State Warriors to a 122-103 victory …


After Game 1 gaffe, Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith seeking a bounce-back effort

Two days later, there is still no clarity on what J.R. Smith knew when he grabbed that offensive rebound in the final seconds of regulation of Game 1 of the …


Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson expects to play Finals Game 2 with sore ankle

Golden State All-Star guard Klay Thompson expects to play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals after spraining his left ankle in a scary fall during a collision when Cleveland’s …


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 11:43 p.m.

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson avoid suspension for Game 1 altercation

J.R. Smith’s blunder, a disputed replay overturn and a key missed free throw dealt the Cleveland Cavaliers an emotionally crushing loss in an opener of the NBA Finals that was …


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

Ralph Walter: Magic of ‘What if’ keeps SuperSonics in Seattle, gives Gonzaga a football team

“What if?” When it comes to sports, it’s hard to find two words as compelling. And it’s the inspiration behind an occasional new series that we’ll kick off this Sunday …


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 10:05 p.m.

Warriors withstand LeBron James’ 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1

Stephen Curry scored 29 points and the Golden State Warriors capitalized on a Cavaliers blunder that sent the game into overtime, withstanding a brilliant 51-point performance by LeBron James to …


Kevin Love cleared to play in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Cleveland forward Kevin Love has completed the NBA’s concussion protocols and is cleared to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Golden State on Thursday night.


Andre Iguodala out for Golden State in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Golden State forward Andre Iguodala will be out for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night as he recovers from a bone bruise in his left knee that …


Round 4: It’s Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors, again in NBA Finals

Cleveland and Golden State will meet for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals, the Warriors looking for a third championship in that span and LeBron James and the …


UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 1:18 p.m.

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love to miss Game 7 vs. Celtics with concussion

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love has a concussion and will miss Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics. Love banged heads with Boston rookie Jayson …


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:24 p.m.

Boston bound: LeBron James pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

LeBron James scored 46 points in 46 minutes, George Hill added 20 and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame the loss of All-Star Kevin Love with a head injury to beat the …


UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 9:41 p.m.

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 and take a 3-2 lead …