Tyronn Lue implies Cavs have better defensive sets but aren’t using them

The Cleveland Cavaliers have looked like a bunch of traffic cones on the defensive end as of late, but head coach Tyronn Lue appears to have an explanation for their struggles on that side of the ball.After the Cavs’ 127-115 loss at home to Washington on Saturday, Lue implied they had better defensive sets under their sleeves but were simply choosing not to reveal them before the...
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LeBron James sports goggles on Saturday to protect eye

LeBron James channeled his inner Kareem Abdul-Jabbar against the Washington Wizards on Saturday.The four-time MVP took the court for the intraconference showdown between the Wizards and his Cleveland Cavaliers sporting a pair of bright-colored goggles to protect his eye. James suffered a scratched cornea the previous night after getting poked in the eye in the third quarter of a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kyrie Irving downplays Cavs’ recent struggles

Kyrie Irving has proven to be something of a calming presence for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the team has needed it amidst a few struggles.After the Cavaliers picked up a big 112-105 victory over Charlotte Friday — a win that came after the team had lost six of their previous 10 — Irving was nonchalant, saying it was simply the team’s responsibility to tune out distractions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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LaVar Ball finally got what he deserved

LaVar Ball has been in the news a lot recently—probably too much—and in some ways, he overshadowed what UCLA has been able to accomplish this season. And now, after the team’s 86-75 loss to Kentucky in the Sweet 16, he’s been all over social media, but not in a good way.Ball was given a platform by certain media outlets because of the hot takes he delivered, saying ridiculous...
Via The Sports Daily
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LeBron James suffers scratched cornea against Hornets

LeBron James helped lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to victory on Friday night against the Hornets, but it came at a price.James said he suffered a scratched cornea after being poked in the eye in the third quarter of the game. He was examined by Charlotte’s team physician after the game, leading to that diagnosis, according to Cleveland.com.James returned to the game and later even...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Nuggets reporter hilariously trolls LeBron James with LaVar Ball joke

LaVar Ball has rubbed plenty of people the wrong way as of late.The father of UCLA star guard Lonzo Ball continues to dominate headlines with his outrageous claims and boisterous nature.The newest feud Ball has found himself a part of is a war of words with LeBron James. Ball unnecessarily gave his projection on how James’ children’s basketball careers would pan out, which the...
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Fan wears burned LeBron James jersey to Cavs-Nuggets game

An NBA fan who perhaps once harbored a grudge over LeBron James’ desertion from the Cleveland Cavaliers curiously wore a partially burned James jersey at Wednesday's game.The fan received some air time on the Jumbotron during the Cavs’ visit to Pepsi Center Wednesday night for a showdown with the Denver Nuggets.What made the fan’s choice of attire so perplexing, though, was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Cavaliers’ LeBron James sends warning to LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball has been giving his opinion on anything — and everything– in the world of basketball of late.And the outspoken father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball finally crossed someone that he probably shouldn’t have — Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James.James fired a warning shot at the loud-mouthed Ball on Tuesday at Cavaliers’ practice, according to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin...
Via NESN.com
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Adam Silver warns owners of ‘serious penalties’ in memo about resting players

Over the last couple years in the NBA, top teams in the league that were 99.9% sure they would be making the playoffs have rested players repeatedly throughout the season. On Monday, ESPN reported that commissioner Adam Silver wants to do something about it.This season it seems like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs have taken to resting their...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James on teams resting players: ‘It sucks at times’

The Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night became the second high-profile NBA team to rest starters during a nationally televised game, following the Golden State Warriors last week. The Cavs were already sitting Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving was deemed out due to knee soreness, so Tyronn Lue elected to rest LeBron James as well in a 108-79 road loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.This...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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