Downed by Team Rockets: Cavaliers at Rockets Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (37-24) 103 Houston Rockets (41-18) 105 Box Score After the Cavaliers manhandled the juggernaut Golden State Warriors at home on Thursday night, it only seemed fair that whatever karmic forces of the universe control professional basketball would soon and unpleasantly jar Cavs fans’ faith in their team. Kyrie Irving suffered a shoulder strain

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Indiana Fever: Cavs vs. Pacers Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Whenever the Cavaliers have went to Indiana over the last half-decade, they have been met with crushing defeat. Tonight, it was pretty expected and explained away by the absence of both Kyrie Irving (shoulder) and LeBron James (rest, back). But still, Indiana remains a very rough place for the Cavaliers as they lost their tenth

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Cleveland Sports Championship Watch

JR Smith Cleveland Cavaliers

Sports fans and their accompanying websites become so wrapped up in the day-to-day happenings, stories, games, goings-on, quips, statements, and logo changes, that they often lose track of the big picture. It’s easy to become so focused on the details and the minutiae of the sports life cycle that the global perspective becomes lost entirely —

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No Splash Zone: Cavs vs. Warriors Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Certain regular season games just mean more. The Cavaliers have been on an absolute roll, but many wanted to see them square up against a fellow title-contending team out of the Western Conference as a more recent measuring stick. Well, Thursday night at the Q, fans received just that as the NBA’s best team at

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Cavs offense is keeping it 100 (and counting): Cavalier Film Room

JR Smith Cleveland Cavaliers

When I last materialized in the film room dimension, it was to share the good news about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ newfound rim protection in Timofey Mozgov. This time, we’re going back to the offensive side of the basketball. The wine and gold have been on fire of late as evidenced by their 17-2 clip in their

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Motorin': Cavs vs. Pistons Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (36-22) 102 Detroit Pistons (23-34) 93 Box Score Everything was cream cheese when the game got started in Detroit. Kevin Love was stroking from deep, Timofey Mozgov was hollering “Nyet!” at anything within two meters of the rim, and LeBron James was doing LeBron things. The Cavs were frustrating Greg Monroe inside and doing

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Summer trade of Brendan Haywood could carry 300% tax rate for Cavs

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Last Thursday’s trade deadline was a fairly quiet affair for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Sure, you can discuss the merits of Kendrick Perkins and his presence as a fourth big for this streaking team. But largely, the most impactful Cavs news from last week was a non-transaction. After some recent speculation from the blogosphere, the Cavs

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Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (34-22) 127 Washington Wizards (33-22) 89 Box Score We did it, Cleveland sports fans fans! We survived the long absence of live sports that we so desperately crave on a night-to-night basis. After last Thursday’s game against the Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers fans had to wait nearly eight whole days until the Cavs

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Stack of All Trades: Sorting through the NBA Trade Deadline

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Thursday’s NBA trade deadline saw some 11 trades—or more, if you count the different portions of three- and four-way deals independently—move nearly 40 NBA players, the rights to four non-NBA players, and about a dozen draft picks. Players and picks flew across the league like barnyard animals in Twister, and just as suddenly. Even the Association’s foremost news breaker

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Rummaging through the bargain big bin

David Griffin Cleveland Cavaliers

As we inch closer to Thursday’s 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline, the Cleveland Cavaliers are (still) actively looking for a fourth rotational big man due to the state of affairs behind Kevin Love, Timofey Mozgov, and Tristan Thompson. Brendan Haywood is at the end of the road as he cannot even get meaningful minutes in

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Kyrie Irving Haters Club v. City of Cleveland: Case Closed

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers fans know Kyrie Irving is great. Or at least they think he’s great, and vocally disseminate that opinion. Fans tend to favor the objects of their own affection in that way. But there’s become a large and confusingly obstinate sector of the basketball-viewing population that is convinced that Irving is less than a

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LeBron James should make New York his final stop?

LeBron James Beats by Dre

Does anyone know where the NBA All-Star game was held? I couldn’t figure it out, what with the thirty-seven different songs about New York warbling out of the mouth of an ever-voluptuous Christina Aguilera. Concrete jungle never sleeps where dreams are made of you can make it anywhere state of mind. We get it. New

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Where the Cavaliers Stand

Cleveland Cavaleirs LeBron James Kyrie Irving

The All-Star break is upon us and the Cavaliers have finished the proverbial first half with the record of 33-22. The team has had a wild roller coaster season so far with a lot of ups and downs. Before the season, expectations for this team were extremely high, with a lot of people thinking that

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Does Anybody Really Know What Time It is?: Cavs vs. Bulls Behind The Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

The Cavaliers had a great opportunity on national television to take the lead in the Central Division and clinch the tiebreaker against their Central counterpart, the Chicago Bulls. But, shorthanded, they didn’t get any spectacular performances, and the Bulls certainly got a couple of their own as the Bulls maintained a respectable lead for most

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Sorry, Chuck: Here’s an advanced look at how great the Cavs have been

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In case you didn’t see the latest installment of TNT’s nationally televised basketball games, Charles Barkley went off on Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey and his use of advanced analytics in making decisions. According to Barkley, math is for nerds who don’t get women, and Morey’s success isn’t because of numbers; it’s because he signed quality

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Can’t Stand the Tweets? Get Out of the Kitchen

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It doesn’t have to be like this, you know. We don’t need to waste calories thinking about or reading about or hearing about or talking about subtweets. We needn’t concern ourselves with the macro effects of a microblog. Don’t fret, by the way, if you don’t know what a subtweet is. It’s basically whispering gossip loud

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Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Los Angeles Lakers (13-38) 105 Cleveland Cavaliers (32-21) 120 Box Score It was fitting that the Cleveland Cavaliers would host the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday afternoon after the Indiana Pacers terminated the Cavs’ 12-game winning streak on Friday night. Although it was terribly disappointing that the Cavs didn’t have an opportunity to play for

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No Mas! (Fresco): Cavs vs. Pacers Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

All good things must come to an end and thus the Cavs win streak, their longest since 2010, ends at 12 games. The Cavaliers controlled this game for most of the first three quarters and led by as many as 13 points, but the Pacers caught fire in the fourth as the Cavaliers offense simultaneously

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Making the case for a Mo Gotti return

Mo Williams

With the wine and gold on a roll, winners of 12 straight, it may seem like a peculiar time to nitpick the team. But, it’s easier to look upon the horizon with calm waters, and right now I want to look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ options with that open roster spot ahead of the trade deadline

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Lauren Holtkamp held court in Cleveland

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As ticker tape fell from the rafters of Quicken Loans Arena and fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers were celebrating their team’s most recent victory, the players filed off of the floor and through the tunnel, one-by-one. LeBron James had tossed his headband into the crowd. Kyrie Irving had given away his shoes, the “Black History

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