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Cavs take 3-0 lead over Hawks

LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta’s gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by …


James scores 30 as Cavs take 2-0 lead

ATLANTA – Forget the Big Three. One is enough for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as long as it’s the King.


James powers Cavs to 2-0 lead over Hawks

LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, beating the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday …


In brief: J.R. Smith guides Cleveland Cavaliers to Game 1 win

NBA: J.R. Smith knocked down a tough 3-pointer, then another. Turning toward the fans, their heckling transformed to groans, he blew off his right index finger and motioned toward his …


In brief: Rockets rally from 19 back, force Game 7

NBA: Corey Brewer scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets erased a 19-point, second-half deficit to stun the host Los Angeles Clippers 119-107 …


James does it his way, and it works

CHICAGO – LeBron James watched his coach draw up the final play – and then drew one up of his own. “Give me the ball and get out of the …


LeBron may be more aggressive against Bulls in Game 2

LeBron James says he may have to change his mindset and be more aggressive in Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls. With the Cleveland Cavaliers missing starters Kevin Love and …


Cavs’ Kevin Love likely done for season with shoulder injury

Kevin Love spent all those long, losing seasons in Minnesota aching for a chance to be part of the NBA playoffs. His first foray into them lasted less than four …


Cavs clinch Central, wrap up No. 2 seed

NBA: Kyrie Irving scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-99 on Wednesday night in Milwaukee, clinching the Central Division title and the …


In brief: Hawks pull away from Cavaliers

NBA: Al Horford scored 19 points and Kyle Korver hit two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after struggling much of the night, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-97 …


In Brief: LeBron James leads red-hot Cleveland past Golden State

NBA: LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the visiting Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games. James …


Cavaliers GM: David Blatt is staying as coach

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin said David Blatt will remain the team’s head coach and that no change will be made. Griffin, speaking to reporters before Sunday’s game against …


LeBron James (knee, back) out for next 2 weeks

LeBron James has been diagnosed with left knee and lower back strains, injuries that are expected to keep him sidelined for the next two weeks and add to an already …


James loses in return to Miami

MIAMI – LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wrapped each other in a pregame embrace, chatted and laughed at halftime, then hugged again after the final buzzer. Just like old times.


In brief: LeBron James, Cavaliers roll by Nets in front of Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate

NBA: LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned a close game into a clinic after Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, grabbed courtside seats to watch them, beating the …


Spurred on

LeBron James returned to Cleveland, Kevin Love joined him and suddenly the Cavaliers have the makings of the latest super team. The San Antonio Spurs are already one.


Protest at Cavs game

Several dozen anti-Israel protesters, many of them waving Palestine flags, gathered outside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland before the Cavaliers hosted Maccabi Tel Aviv. Holding signs that read: “Hold Israel …


LeBron James says another title likely would have kept him with Heat

In an interview to air today on CNN, LeBron James acknowledged that with three more victories in June he likely would have remained with the Miami Heat instead of signing …


It’ll count to fans

Even a college football Saturday can’t get in the way of LeBron James’ first game against the Miami Heat. Even if it’s a game that doesn’t count. The NBA announced …


Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that’s been talked about for months and …


NBA schedule since LeBron to Miami for Christmas

LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home on Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas. …


LeBron says he’ll stay with Cavs beyond contract

LeBron James is home to stay. The NBA superstar said Friday night that he intends to play the rest of his career with Cleveland. When re-signed with the Cavaliers last …


In brief: AP sources: Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

Basketball: LeBron James and Kevin Love won Olympic gold medals together. They’re about to team up again, this time to try and end Cleveland’s 50-year championship drought. Love will soon …


James picks No. 23 in return to Cleveland

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland. James tweeted “23 it is! It’s only right I go back. 2X3(equals)6 We still family …


Chelan’s Joe Harris signs with Cavs, so does No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins

WENATCHEE – Chelan native Joe Harris has a guaranteed roster spot on the Cleveland Cavaliers, playing next to LeBron James. Harris was drafted 33rd overall in June’s NBA Draft by …


AP source: LeBron James signs 2-year contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers that provides flexibility for the NBA’s biggest star with the league’s maximum salary expected to rise in the …


Litke: LeBron James’ decision reflects superstar’s maturity

This isn’t Brett Favre or Joe Montana, or any other over-the-hill star – insert your own favorite here – shopping teams and/or rosters in search of one last hurrah. In …


In Brief: Cavaliers make trades in push for LeBron James

NBA: The Cavaliers made moves to clear a path for LeBron James to return. The team created salary-cap space on Wednesday with a three-way trade, ensuring they have enough to …


Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers agree to five-year, $90 million contract extension

Kyrie Irving isn’t going anywhere. Dogged by rumors that he has wanted out of Cleveland, Irving and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert tweeted Tuesday morning that they have agreed to terms …


In Brief: Stacy Lewis leads Michelle Wie at U.S. Women’s Open

Golf: Stacy Lewis had at least one thing in common with U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer. She made it around Pinehurst No. 2 without a bogey Thursday in the opening …