Stories tagged: Cleveland Cavaliers
Wed., May 24, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5
The Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason. The recent challenges from the Boston Celtics have sharpened the focus of the defending champs. The chatter …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Irving and LeBron push Cavaliers past Celtics in Game 4
Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third …
Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Column: NBA short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories
Did you know NBA commissioner Adam Silver was so worried about the league’s TV ratings that he rang up LeBron James and told him to take it easy on the …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Avery Bradley sinks winning shot as Celtics rally past Cavs 111-108
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0
LeBron James scored 30 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2
LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers’ dominating win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. And he expects to be …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James shows off determined side before conference finals
LeBron James was in full playoff mode.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Favorite Cavs open East finals on road vs. underdog Celtics
The Celtics are heading to the Eastern Conference finals with the No. 1 seed and home court advantage. But they are still very much underdogs to the defending champion Cleveland …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason
LeBron James has a long postseason history with the Celtics. He’ll be facing them for the sixth time in the playoffs when the Cleveland Cavaliers open the Eastern Conference finals …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Capsule preview of the Cavaliers-Celtics conference finals
Cleveland rang up 116.3 points per game against Boston, led by 29.3 per game from LeBron James. The first three games were decided by six or fewer before the Cavaliers …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Cavaliers practicing patience during long postseason layoff
The wait got a little longer for the Cavaliers, who still don’t know who they’ll play in the Eastern Conference finals. With Washington and Boston set to meet in Game …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
No Love lost: Cavs star accepts reduced role as champs role
Kevin Love doesn’t mind being a third wheel or a fourth or even a fifth. His scoring average has dipped and he’s taking fewer shots. And he’s OK with that. …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Star wars: LeBron, Durant moving toward NBA Finals reunion
Kevin Durant admires LeBron James from afar, marveling at how Cleveland’s main man finds ways to elevate his game at age 32 – year after year, title after title. Kobe …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Cavs keeping eye on Warriors on collision course to Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has been keeping one eye on the Golden State Warriors as his team romps through the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers and Warriors are both 8-0 …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
Road sweet road: LeBron relishes away games in playoffs
LeBron James is usually at his best on the road in the playoffs. The Cavaliers star has won at least one road game in a record 27 consecutive series, an …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
NBA Playoff Capsules: LeBron James guides Cleveland to 2-0 series lead
LeBron James scored 39 points, hopped Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the career playoff scoring list and pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 125-103 blowout over the visiting Toronto Raptors in Game …
Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
We meet again: Cavaliers, Raptors back together in postseason
We The North vs. We Are The Champions. One round earlier than a year ago, Toronto and Cleveland are meeting again in the NBA playoffs.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
Work load: LeBron not slowing as playoff minutes increase
LeBron James isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. After leading the league in minutes per game during the regular season, the 32-year-old averaged nearly 44 minutes in Cleveland’s four-game …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
NBA playoff capsules: 37 points each for Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving in respective victories
Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points for Cleveland in …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard back to work as Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs go for 2-0 leads
LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard will take center stage in the NBA playoffs Monday after all the series openers are in the books.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
LeBron unfazed by struggles, believes Cavaliers can repeat
Despite the Cavs’ struggles this season, LeBron James believes they can repeat as NBA champions. Cleveland stumbled down the stretch, dropping its final four games and the top seed in …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
As the Cavaliers turn: Drama subsided, NBA champions hit stride
Back from Boston, Kevin Love spent part of his day off talking to kids about fitness. The topic was appropriate. The Cavaliers look in much better shape.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James leads Cavaliers to rout of Celtics
LeBron James had 36 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers ran past the Boston Celtics 114-91 on Wednesday night to move back into first place in …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James’ triple-double helps Cavaliers beat Pacers
LeBron James made a big 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime and scored 41 points to offset 43 by Indiana’s Paul George, and the Cleveland Cavaliers opened …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James leads Cavaliers to win over 76ers
LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a turbulent and troublesome March with an easy 122-105 win over the injury-weakened Philadelphia 76ers on …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron moves to seventh all-time scoring, Bulls down Cavaliers
Nikola Mirotic tied season highs with 28 points and six 3-pointers, Jimmy Butler scored 25, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-93 on a night when LeBron James …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James is injured in loss to San Antonio Spurs
Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 on Monday night in a showdown that turned into a major letdown for the …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
NBA Capsules: John Wall tallies 37 points to lead Wizards past Cavaliers
CLEVELAND – John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards began a challenging road trip by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Andrew Bogut done, J.R. Smith back as Cavaliers stumble forward
As feared, Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut’s season is over because of a broken leg. The 7-footer broke his left leg just 58 seconds into his debut on Monday night. He …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Miami Heat rout Cleveland Cavaliers
Goran Dragic scored 23 points, Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 120-92 on Saturday night.