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Flashback Friday: Kyrie Irving steals one for the Cleveland Cavaliers

With the San Antonio Spurs in town tomorrow night, it’s always fun to discuss the magnificent performance of Kyrie Irving on March 12, 2015 in San Antonio. It was really a game for the ages for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Uncle Drew was on another level in this one. They call him “Mr. Fourth Quarter” for a […] Flashback Friday: Kyrie Irving steals one for the Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via King James Gospel
4 hours ago

J.R. Smith Gives Latest Update on Thumb Injury

When Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith suffered a fractured right thumb on Dec. 20, the original diagnosis was that he would be out between 12 to 14 weeks. One month after that injury, Smith is offering an update but no timetable on exactly when he’ll be back playing for the team. Smith is scheduled for a doctor’s visit on Friday and recently spoke to Joe Vardon...
Via Cavaliers Nation
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James bids farewell to President Obama: 'Enjoy retirement’

LeBron James bid a heartfelt farewell to Barack Obama and his family as his presidency comes to an end and the Donald Trump administration takes over running the country.James, who counts the Obama family as his “friends,” took to Twitter to express his thoughts in a video post via his multimedia site Uninterrupted.Saying the Obamas “have been a true inspiration — not only...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers Need More from Iman Shumpert… Or Else

While J.R. Smith has been absent, the Cleveland Cavaliers haven’t had the production that they expected from Iman Shumpert and that has to change. Iman Shumpert was acquired in a trade that sent both him and J.R. Smith to the Cleveland Cavaliers from the New York Knicks during the 2014-2015 season. While this was a […] The Cleveland Cavaliers Need More from Iman Shumpert… Or...
Via King James Gospel
11 hours ago

Rumor: Cleveland Cavaliers Interested in Phoenix Suns Swingman

With the NBA trading deadline a little more than a month away, the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look for available talent to fill in spots among their injury-depleted bench. One report states that they’re among a number of teams looking to acquire Phoenix Suns small forward/shooting guard P.J. Tucker. John Gambadoro of ArizonaSports.com reports that Tucker is being sought by...
Via Cavaliers Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs star forward Kevin Love sidelined with back spasms

CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers star forward Kevin Love will not play Thursday night against Phoenix because of back spasms. Love has been bothered by a sore back for several days. He sat out the second half of Monday night's loss at Golden State as a precaution and the team was hopeful he would be able to face the Suns. However, Love was unable to make it through the entire morning shootaround...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Tortorella challenges LeBron: “Not a chance” he could play hockey

John Tortorella is poking fun at fellow Ohio sports star LeBron James.According to Keith Britton of 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, Tortorella jokingly asserted James wouldn’t be able to transition to hockey despite his athletic prowess. Torts challenged him to skate with the Blue Jackets. “Not a chance,” Tortorella said.  “He can’t skate. He’s too damn big, he can’t skate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kemba Walker shows off ridiculous handles

While Kyrie Irving might draw all the attention for having the best dribbling skills in the NBA, we’d be remiss to leave Kemba Walker out of this discussion. Irving dribbled his way out of trouble on Wednesday night when it looked like he would surely be trapped in the corner. He shortened his dribble a bit to confuse a defender, then juked another one. He then calmly found Roy...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver, champion Cavs still getting to know each other

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Kyle Korver feels mostly moved in. Off the floor, that is. The newest member of the Cleveland Cavaliers still has some adjusting to do before he feels completely at home with the NBA champions, who have struggled of late. ''Every day it gets better and better,'' he said. Acquired earlier this month in a trade with Atlanta, Korver practiced with the Cavs...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Jr. amazes in yet another highlight video

Another highlight video documenting the mind-blowing on-court exploits of one LeBron James Jr. recently hit the Internet. Put plainly, this impressive prodigy is on is way to following in the footsteps of his Cleveland Cavaliers superstar father. And he’s only 12. Granted, a highlight video by its nature can be a bit misleading. But this most recent mixtape celebrates there’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' Love limited in practice, questionable against Suns

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was limited in practice with a sore back and is questionable for Thursday's game against Phoenix. Love didn't have any contact during Wednesday's practice, the Cavs' first since returning from a six-game road trip. Coach Tyronn Lue said Love participated in the first half of the workout. During the portion open to media, Love...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cavaliers used blowout loss to Warriors as a Kyle Korver experiment

The Cavaliers got blown out by the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.As my colleague Dieter Kurtenbach pointed out, the loss is ultimately unimportant. The Cavaliers were at the end of a long road trip, and a weeknight game in January is not the same as Game 7 of the NBA Finals. The Cavs will rebound from this, and will be there at the end of the season.Monday night was somewhat...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

WATCH: Draymond Green mocks LeBron James after flop

What happens when LeBron James and Draymond Green collide? LeBron falls to the ground, and according to Draymond, flops hard. Did LeBron flop? Was the foul a touch too hard? Was it some combination of both? You can judge for yourself. Warriors' Draymond Green hard fouls Cavaliers' LeBron James & then mocks his flailing (all angles) pic.twitter.com/rzOTYiXhFt — Ben Golliver...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan pays $52,000 for courtside tickets to Warriors-Cavs

If you don’t think the Golden State Warriors’ home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the hottest ticket in town, get a load of this. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, a fan paid over $52,000 for four court-side tickets to the game featuring the opponents in the past two NBA Finals. $52,088: Price paid by fan for four courtside seats...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs GM wants to add another playmaker

Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin spoke with the media on Friday and made it pretty clear that he wants to add another playmaker to the team. Nearly a week after the Cavs acquired sharpshooter Kyle Korver from Atlanta, Griffin explained that the team still wants to make another addition. “It’s something where we’re all pretty keenly aware that it would help take some burden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s going on with the Cleveland Cavaliers?

While the Cleveland Cavaliers are the No. 1 team in the Eastern Conference and have one of the best records in the NBA at 28-10, the team has not looked the same over the last few weeks. On top shooting struggles and a stagnant offense, the Cavs have lost four of their last nine games, and three of their last five. In each of their recent losses, and even in a few of their wins,...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith shares photo of daughter born five months premature

J.R. Smith and wife Jewel Harris recently revealed their daughter Dakota was born five months premature earlier this month and weighed only one pound at birth. The Cleveland Cavaliers star and Harris made the heartbreaking announcement in a video posted to Twitter via LeBron James’ Uninterrupted online platform. .@TheRealJRSmith and his wife share difficult family news. pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver to make Cavaliers debut Tuesday night vs. Jazz

Veteran shooting guard Kyle Korver will make his Cleveland Cavaliers debut Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz after getting traded from the Atlanta Hawks last week. Korver is one of the best 3-point shooters in the game. He ranks eighth all-time in 3-pointers made with 1,952, and his career average from beyond the arc is 42.9 percent. For that reason, LeBron James gave his new...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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