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Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

There’s a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers.


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 …


UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11 p.m.

‘He’s human’: Cavaliers coach defends LeBron James after ‘weird’ loss

LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile. Just as he did in Game 3.


Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James shows off determined side before conference finals

LeBron James was in full playoff mode.


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 …


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 …


NBA Playoff Capsules: Lebron James scores 35, leads Cavaliers to sweep over Raptors

LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh …


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 …


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 …


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.


Associated Press picks: The NBA award winners are … unclear

When three NBA writers from The Associated Press made their picks, they were unanimous on nothing. And in two of six categories, everybody voted for someone different.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Norman Chad: NBA’s superstar-resting problem easy to fix

The NBA’s latest problem – they charge you Broadway prices and then give you an off-Broadway show – is self-inflicted and solvable.


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 …


NBA Capsules: Dwyane Wade, Bulls defeat Cavs without LeBron James

Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler recorded a triple-double, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 117-99 victory Saturday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played without LeBron James.


NBA needs to work on its relationships

Everybody in the NBA makes a lot of money but nobody gets along. “Family Feud” could do a month-long NBA version and not run out of hostilities, squabbles and quarrels.


Bob Ford: LeBron doesn’t stand a chance in squabble with Barkley

Having spent four years of a former life chronicling everything Charles Barkley did or said, and hoping for an occasional respite during which there was neither to report, I can …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 9:17 p.m.

LeBron James calls Charles Barkley ‘a hater’ and fires back at TV commentator

LeBron James fired back at former NBA player Charles Barkley, who has been highly critical of the Cavaliers’ star. James told ESPN that he felt Barkley disrespected him with comments …


As he turns 32, LeBron James savors ‘magical’ ride in 2016

Not everyone wants 2016, month after month of messy moments and mayhem, to end. For LeBron James, it was a charmed year.


The king of 2016: LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

LeBron James ended Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought in 2016 and capped his big year by being named AP’s Male Athlete of the Year. James beat out Olympic stars Michael Phelps …


NBA roundup: Pistons rout Cavaliers 106-90 while LeBron James rests

Tobias Harris scored 21 points to help the Detroit Pistons snap a five-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-90 on Monday night while LeBron James sat out resting.


Irving clutch against Warriors again as Cavs win 109-108

With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the …


LeBron James producing Muhammad Ali documentary for HBO

King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest.


LeBron, Cavs teammates not staying at Trump New York hotel

The Cavaliers have made other arrangements for players who do not want to stay at a New York hotel branded by President-elect Donald Trump.


President Barack Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers

President Barack Obama says you learn a lot about people when they’re down, and he isn’t talking about an election. Obama is honoring the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers for rallying from …