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LeBron says Kyrie and Love are playing the best basketball of their careers

On a night where he made history, LeBron sung the praises of his two teammates. The Cleveland Cavaliers, in almost all ways, are humming along at the moment. They are currently atop the Eastern Conference with a 16-5 record - good for third best in the NBA. The Cavs haven’t looked challenged in several games, including last night’s drubbing of the Miami Heat. A big reason why...
Via Fear The Sword
4 hours ago

The Cavs rick-rolled their fans with this fantastic video during ’80s night player intros

The Cleveland Cavaliers held “Hardwood Classics Night” for their game against the Miami Heat on Friday, where they wore their ’80s throwback orange jerseys… and “Rick-Rolled” their own fans at Quicken Loans Arena. During the Cavs’ player introductions, the usual intro video was being shown for the first few seconds, before a new video appeared with Rick Astley’s...
Via The Comeback
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' Love to play, Smith out with knee injury

CLEVELAND (AP) Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is playing Friday against Miami after missing the morning shootaround with lower back spasms. Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith is missing his second straight game because of a hyperextended left knee. Love took shots on the court about an hour before tipoff and went through pregame warmups. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Love's...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor featured in new Beats promo alongside LeBron James, Kevin Durant

Conor McGregor has added another lucrative endorsement to the growing list of companies standing behind the UFC's first ever simultaneous two division champion.McGregor's representatives confirmed to FOX Sports that Beats By Dre have added the Irishman to their roster of athletes sponsored by the brand.That's a list that already includes superstars such as LeBron James, Tom Brady...
Via FOX Sports
22 hours ago

Cavs' Love, Smith questionable against Heat with injuries

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Cleveland Cavaliers starters Kevin Love and J.R. Smith could miss Friday's game against Miami because of injuries. Love did not take part in the morning shootaround because of lower back spasms. Smith hyperextended his left knee Monday in Toronto and sat out Wednesday's win in New York. Smith was on the floor taking shots following the shootaround. Both...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Point Guard Kay Felder's On-Court Workout is All Kinds of Intense

Though Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kay Felder hasn't seen much court time early in this 2016-2017 NBA season, don't think for a minute that he gets to take it easy. The morning we visited with Felder, the 5-foot-9 rookie out of Oakland University was being put through an exhausting series of on-court drills by assistant head coach Phil Handy—and that was after Felder...
Via Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Players The Cleveland Cavaliers Might Target After December 15

New information hints at who the Cleveland Cavaliers could be targeting as their backup point guard. The Cleveland Cavaliers will have their backup point guard sooner rather than later. According to Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been waiting for December 15, the first day free agents who signed with a team in the offseason can […] 3 Players The Cleveland...
Via King James Gospel
2 days ago

LeBron James dunked and walked into the crowd and we don’t really know why

Ever since LeBron James became the face of the NBA, his trips to Madison Square Garden are always something that catches the nation’s eye. This was no different Wednesday when James and the Cleveland Cavaliers went to New York to take on the Knicks. Cleveland easily handled New York 126-94. In the midst of the Cavs’ dominance, James threw down an impressive dunk and followed...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love has great tweet about his mucous malfunction

Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter Kevin Love experienced an awkwardly embarrassing incident during Wednesday’s nationally televised game against the New York Knicks. But at least he has a great sense of humor about it. Late in the first quarter of the Cavs’ 126-94 throttling of the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Love exhaled out of his nose — or snorted or something while...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving explains Cavs water bottle flipping

Near the end of their blowout win over the New York Knicks Wednesday night, some of the Cleveland Cavaliers players decided to get in on one of the latest social media trends. With the Cavs up 29 points and less than a minute remaining in the game, cameras caught LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and a few others trying to flip a water bottle and get it to stand upright. Irving later...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron: Westbrook ‘capable’ of averaging triple-double

Count LeBron James among those who believe Russell Westbrook can average a triple-double over the entire 2016-17 NBA season. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar is averaging 31 points, 10.9 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game this season over 22 games. James on Wednesday was asked about the prospects of maintaining such a historic statistical pace over the league’s grueling 82...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith day-to-day after MRI on knee comes back clean

JR Smith is day-to-day for the Cleveland Cavaliers after the MRI on his injured knee came back clean, according to reports. Smith injured his knee during the Cavaliers’ game against their Eastern Conference rivals Toronto Monday, leading him to play just 10 minutes in the game. But both The Vertical’s Shams Charania and ESPN's Brian Windhorst report that the MRI came back clean...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron not interested in hashing things out with Phil Jackson

With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to take on the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, some have wondered if an awkward conversation between LeBron James and Phil Jackson is forthcoming. But even if Jackson wants to chat, LeBron has nothing to say to him. Jackson suddenly got on LeBron’s bad side last month when the Knicks president referred to LeBron’s friends...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kardashian profanely blasts fan blaming her for Cavs’ struggles

The Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday snapped a worrisome three-game losing streak courtesy of a 116-112 win over the Toronto Raptors. At some point during the game, Khloe Kardashian — who of course is in a high-profile relationship with Cavs center Tristan Thompson — curiously decided to respond to some random fan who placed the blame on her for the team’s recent struggles....
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James, others excused from staying with team at Trump hotel

LeBron James and other Cleveland Cavaliers players have reportedly been excused from staying with the club at a hotel owned by president-elect Donald Trump. Cleveland is on the road for a game against the New York Knicks. The team has a contract to stay at the Trump SoHo hotel in lower Manhattan, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. James, who publicly came out to stump for Hillary Clinton...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyrie Irving strikes Paul Pierce after screen

Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was not happy after receiving an elbow from Paul Pierce in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s game, and he delivered a shot to his opponent in response. It happened when Pierce set a screen, which Irving attempted to fight through. However, it looked as if Pierce shifted his weight a bit, and Irving caught some of his elbow as a result. ...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers look promising one month into the season

Everyone knows that the NBA truthfully does not begin until Christmas Day because that is when we find out who the contenders and pretenders are. However, if you are somebody who enjoys meaningless and unexciting games, then you have probably noticed the dominant play of the Cleveland Cavaliers this past month. To no surprise the Cavs have already taken a commanding lead in the Eastern...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shumpert calls Donald Trump ‘crazy,’ will not visit White House

Following his surprising election to the highest office the United States offers, president-elect Donald Trump has continued to remain a divisive figure in this nation. It’s also spilled over to the sports world where many professional athletes have taken shots at the soon-to-be president. This has led some to believe that there will be a changed dynamic between the sports world...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.R. Smith has laughable defensive lapse

Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith made a defensive miscue in Tuesday night’s game against the Bucks that even James Harden would laugh at. Smith, in the middle of a play, walked off the court to give Jason Terry a quick hug. He probably shouldn’t have, because his man, Tony Snell, took advantage of it. Snell started in the corner, and after a quick cut to the hoop, he received...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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