NBA Playoffs: The Hawks have a LeBron James problem

The Hawks have a LeBron James problem. There might not be a solution. The Cavaliers Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Hawks tips off Monday, and not many are giving the gang from the Atlanta much of a chance. Tristan Thompson's ability to match up well against Paul Millsap while eating on the offensive glass has been well documented, as has Atlanta's inability to transfer...
Via Fear The Sword
6 hours ago

Hawks get another playoff shot at King James and Cavaliers

ATLANTA (AP) A year ago, Atlanta's magical season ended with a resounding sweep by Cleveland in the Eastern Conference final. Now, the Hawks have another shot at LeBron James and the Cavaliers. Feeling confident after an opening-round victory over Boston, the Hawks returned to practice Saturday to begin preparations for the best-of-seven series. Game 1 is Monday night in Cleveland...
Via Associated Press
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Carmelo Anthony not sure if he’ll play in 2016 Rio Olympics

As the rigors of an NBA season remain freshly entrenched in the mind of Carmelo Anthony’s 32-year-old body, the New York Knicks star forward is unsure if he’ll be heading to South America for the 2016 Olympic Games. Anthony, speaking with Michael Lee of The Vertical, said he’s going to let things simmer down for a bit before committing to Team USA: “That’s at the top...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron not surprised Drummond wasn't disciplined

Andre Drummond won’t face league discipline for an elbow to LeBron James during Game 3 of the Detroit Pistons' series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and James himself isn’t surprised. Drummond caught James with an elbow during Friday’s game, which you can see here. The Cavaliers thought that Drummond should have been assessed a flagrant-2 at the very minimum and appealed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron, Carmelo accept invites to play in Olympics

Team USA will be anchored by two of the biggest basketball stars on the planet during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Peter Vecsey reports both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony have accepted their invites to play for the United States men’s basketball team during the Summer Games. That Anthony has accepted shouldn’t come as a surprised to anyone who has followed the New York Knicks...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James on Prince’s death: ‘We’re losing a lot of our heroes’

LeBron James weighed in on the surprising death of iconic musician Prince before Friday’s Cleveland Cavaliers shootaround, and the superstar, who calls himself a big fan, discussed the legend’s devastating and untimely passing on Thursday at the age of 57. “I just think we’re losing a lot of our heroes a lot earlier than expected,” James said Friday morning ahead of Cleveland’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Barkley to LeBron: Stop painting your hair, use Rogaine

The NBA recently approved a three-year pilot program to test out placing advertisements on players’ jerseys starting in 2017, and Charles Barkley thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers should make a deal with Rogaine. Do you really need to ask why? During Tuesday’s edition of “Inside the NBA,” Barkley hinted that Rogaine would be a great advertising partner for the Cavs because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James on Cavs: ‘We have to play better’ in Game 2

LeBron James is playing the role of perfectionist heading into the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 2 showdown with the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Despite coming out on top with a 106-101 Game 1 victory — an outcome marred by uneven starts to the second and fourth quarters — James pointed out that as far as the Pistons are concerned, he and his teammates would be well...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James: I feel like I'm in my early 20s

LeBron James averaged a career-low 35.6 minutes per game this season, and the decreased workload has him feeling as fresh as ever. As the Cleveland Cavaliers get set to pursue their first NBA championship in franchise history, LeBron says he is not feeling his age. While some wonder if the 31-year-old only has a few seasons left of dominant play, King James sees it much differently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron tweets to let people know he's not tweeting

LeBron James is a weird dude. He’s the best basketball player on the planet, sure, but he’s weird. He added to that weirdness by unfollowing his Cleveland Cavaliers on social media earlier this season and then subtweeting his frustrations with teammates like a passive aggressive 13-year-old girl. The Cavs even had to talk to James about his actions because it was drawing negative...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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