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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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:32 p.m.

Drama club: Cavaliers hold meeting to vent frustration

Frustrated by their recent poor play in a season when their NBA title hopes seem to be slipping away, the Cleveland Cavaliers held an emotional pre-practice meeting on Monday in …


Status woe: Cavaliers not planning changes amid slump

As LeBron James and some teammates practiced free throws at a nearby basket, coach Tyronn Lue addressed questions about the troubling state of the Cavaliers while sitting in a high-backed, …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

NBA Capsules: Thunder thump Cavs 148-124, keep LeBron shy of 30,000 points

LeBron James couldn’t get to 30,000 career points and he and his Cleveland teammates couldn’t stop Paul George, Russell Westbrook or Carmelo Anthony as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the …


LeBron James reflects on MLK’s legacy, criticizes President Trump on holiday

On a day for reflecting on race in America, LeBron James considered Martin Luther King Jr.’s ultimate sacrifice. A life given for love. “He had a vision and he took …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Norman Chad: Begrudging admiration of Tom Brady and LeBron James

For nearly the entire 21st century, through a combined 33 NFL and NBA seasons, I have rooted against Tom Brady and LeBron James. Uh, how has that worked out?


NBA capsules: Kevin Durant leads Warriors past Cavaliers 99-92

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UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

LeBron James gets 59th triple-double, Cavs beat Lonzo Ball’s Lakers 121-112

LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 121-112 win over rookie Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers. James finished with 25 points, 12 …


NBA Capsules: Kevin Love powers Cavaliers past Heat 108-97

Tuesday’s NBA Capsules CLEVELAND (AP) – Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 9:51 p.m.

Just for kicks: Gonzaga players treated to new LeBron James shoes before PK80 Invitational

The PK80, which honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday, hosted a tip-off reception Wednesday night at Nike headquarters in nearby Beaverton.


NBA capsules: James, Korver lead Cavs’ charge in 4th to top Knicks 104-101

LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat …


NBA capsules: LeBron James puts emphatic end to Cavaliers’ skid

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Norman Chad: We love the NBA for its beauty, not its adherence to rules

The NBA is full of large, talented, beautiful men performing wondrous athletic feats, while we root for one or the other. And if, from time to time, LeBron James or …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

LeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving the latest entry in NBA rivalries

LeBron James loves rivalries. Ohio State-Michigan. North Carolina-Duke. Cowboys-Redskins. Those are some of the favorite matchups he’s cited over the years, ones that have been honed by the flowing of …


LeBron James tests ankle in practice, status for opener unclear

LeBron James tested his injured left ankle during a portion of practice Sunday, but it’s still not known if he’ll play in Cleveland’s season opener.


Cavs owner gets ‘vile’ voicemails after LeBron James’ ‘bum’ tweet

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says he received “disgusting” racist voicemails after LeBron James called President Donald Trump a “bum” in a tweet. Gilbert received the calls days after James took …


LeBron James rolls left ankle, misses practice

Lebron James turned his left ankle during practice Wednesday night, his first workout with Wade, who signed with the Cavaliers to chase another championship with his close friend.


LeBron James calls for love, unity before taking swipe at President Donald Trump

LeBron James gave kids in his foundation a first-hand lesson in standing up for their beliefs. He delivered an emotional speech at an event celebrating the successes of students. If …


Spokane pizza smith wins one of four spots in Blaze Pizza’s new ‘unternship’ program

Gonzaga University senior Rourke Mackey was chosen from more than 100 applicants nationwide.


Krauthammer: Devastation of losing more powerful than winning

Winning is great. But, as most who have engaged in competitive sports know, there’s nothing to match the amplitude of emotion brought by losing.


Commentary: LeBron James setting up another Decision?

The lesson learned from 2010 and 2014 is that anything is possible with LeBron James. Which is why, on the eve of 2017 free agency, the summer of 2018 already …


UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:25 p.m.

No longer NBA champions, Cavaliers are now chasing Warriors

Once he congratulated Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry, LeBron James left the floor following Game 5 and found Kyrie Irving waiting for him.


LeBron James, other pros appove of 3-on-3 Olympics addition

LeBron James knows who his dream teammates would be in a 3-on-3 competition at the 2020 Olympics – Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.


UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers end Golden State’s perfect postseason run in Game 4 rout

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Cleveland outperformed the NBA’s most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, …


UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:59 p.m.

No questioning Kevin Durant’s decision now as Warriors near title

Kevin Durant joined the Warriors to have fun. Now he’s about to have the time of his basketball life. Durant is on the verge of winning his first championship and …


Cavaliers won’t slow down, sticking to plan against Golden State

LeBron James isn’t changing his game, Tyronn Lue isn’t changing his lineup. The Cavaliers aren’t slowing down.


UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:49 p.m.

Golden State Warriors roll again, take 2-0 NBA Finals lead over Cleveland Cavaliers

Stephen Curry had a triple double with 33 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Kevin Durant scored 33 and the Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the NBA …


Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

Tyronn Lue has a new No. 1 priority for LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals: Stop the ball. First and foremost, then make …


LeBron James’ Los Angeles home vandalized with slur

Cavs star LeBron James says a racial slur spray painted on the front gate of his home in Los Angeles “just goes to show that racism will always be a …