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Houston’s James Harden wins NBA MVP over LeBron James, Anthony Davis

James Harden was voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player after twice being runner-up, beating out four-time winner LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on …


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: 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, 3:07 p.m.

Gamer: LeBron James appearing on cover of NBA 2K video game

LeBron James is a gamer – on and off the floor. Cleveland’s star is being honored for his skills by appearing on the cover of NBA 2K’s 20th anniversary edition. …


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 …


UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

LeBron’s 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. He would not sit out. And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA …


UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 9:34 p.m.

LeBron James scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics

LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 …


Weary king: LeBron James says he loses sleep after playoff losses

LeBron James has twice come back from a 2-0 deficit in the NBA playoffs. He’s going to need to do it three times to make the NBA Finals for the …


James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis finalists for NBA MVP award

Houston’s James Harden, Cleveland’s LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA’s MVP award. Harden, who led the league in scoring. Harden, who led …


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron James, down Cavs 107-94

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics withstood a 42-point night by LeBron James to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 on Tuesday night and take a 2-0 lead …


Wicked good: LeBron James undaunted by Boston, Celtics’ mystique

LeBron James has been deflating to Boston basketball. The Cleveland star has eliminated the Celtics in four straight postseason series and he’ll try to make it five when the Cavaliers …


UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Cavaliers thrash Raptors for series sweep in NBA playoffs

LeBron James sent Toronto into summer vacation for the third straight season as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a series sweep of the Raptors with a 128-93 win in Game 4 …


Playoff Capsules: LeBron James banks in game-winner as Cavs beat Raptors

LeBron James banked in a running one-hander at the buzzer, giving Cleveland a 105-103 win over Toronto on Saturday night in Game 3 and shoving the Raptors to the edge …


UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:57 p.m.

Lebron James scores 43 as Cavs beat Raptors 128-110 in Game 2

TORONTO – Watching LeBron James at shootaround, Kevin Love knew something special was in store. Maybe not the fadeaway jumpers James kept making, each seemingly with a higher degree of …


LeBron James scores 45, carries Cavaliers past Pacers in Game 7

LeBron James scored 45 points and got some much-needed help from his teammates in Game 7 to stay unbeaten in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, leading the Cavaliers …


Norman Chad: In the NBA playoffs, please don’t touch the merchandise

Like the swallows in San Juan Capistrano, the NBA playoffs descend upon us every spring. And though you might think the NBA playoffs are interminable, they actually come and go …


NBA capsules: LeBron James scores 33 points, keys Cleveland’s big rally

LeBron James scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and brought Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 17-point deficit to stun the Washington Wizards 119-115 on Thursday night …


Clipping? LeBron James takes on Alabama football over barber show

LeBron James contends the Alabama Crimson Tide has lifted “ideas, concepts and format” from a program on “Uninterrupted,” the digital media platform the three-time NBA champion co-founded with business partner …


NBA capsules: LeBron James sets double-figure scoring record, Cavs beat Pelicans

LeBron James scored in double digits in his 867th straight game, breaking the record he shared with Michael Jordan, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the New Orleans Pelicans …


Home sale: Latest LeBron billboard near superstar’s house

The latest billboard trying to lure LeBron James as a free agent this summer is close to his home. An Akron realator paid for a sign that says, “LeBron, there’s …


NBA Capsules: LeBron James gets 33 points in triple-double, Cavs beat Bulls

LeBron James scored 33 points as part of a triple-double, Jordan Clarkson had a tiebreaking four-point play with 1:27 left and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

NBA Capsules: LeBron, Nance power Cavaliers past Pistons 112-90

LeBron James scored 31 points before taking a seat on the bench, Larry Nance Jr. reached career highs with 22 points and 15 rebounds in his first start for Cleveland, …


Couch Slouch: 20 sure-fire ways to make NBA better

Couch Slouch: Thankfully, Couch Slouch, both a thinking man’s man


Popovich praises LeBron’s courage to speak on social issues

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich hopes LeBron James never stops speaking up.


LeBron James wins All-Star Game MVP after topping Team Stephen, 148-145, in competitive matchup

In a lot of ways, Sunday’s 148-145 victory for Team LeBron was still a loosey-goosey All-Star exhibition. But it was competitive in the second half – especially down the stretch …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m.

AP source: Cavaliers overhaul roster with trades of Isaiah Thomas, Dwyane Wade

With the stunning force of a LeBron James dunk, the Cavaliers shattered their roster. Cleveland completely changed its look – and perhaps its chances of winning an NBA title this …


Heat’s Goran Dragic selected as NBA All-Star replacement

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic was selected Thursday by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as an injury replacement for the Feb. 18 All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Dragic will replace Cleveland …


All-Star forward’s Kevin Love’s broken hand a pain for Cavs

Kevin Love fractured a bone in his left hand in the first half of an ugly loss on Tuesday night in Detroit, and the All-Star forward’s injury and status likely …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:18 p.m.

Analysis: Blake Griffin trade to Pistons shows NBA’s current direction

The East is open for business. The West is closed until further notice. There’s the takeaway from the deal where Blake Griffin got sent from the Los Angeles Clippers to …