Start the Love Train: Cavs vs. Kings Behind The Box Score

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The Cleveland Cavaliers made it a season-high nine wins in a row by dispatching the Sacramento Kings in the friendly confines of The Q by a 101-90 margin. They somewhat surprisingly had the services of LeBron James after he was originally declared doubtful for Friday’s game. The Cavaliers shared the ball early and were very

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The Expansion Cleveland Cavaliers of 1970: Bill Fitch Establishes a Culture

Bill Fitch Cleveland Cavaliers

Shaping the culture of any group can be an elusive endeavor. Just as with corporate entities, athletic teams are partly defined by written and unwritten rules of how their members work with each other and outsiders. Do you recall… NBA commissioner David Stern’s announcement, from New York’s Madison Square Garden:  “With the first pick in

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Should the Cavs rest Kevin Love? A WFNY Roundtable

Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

Thus far through the season, the performance from Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love has not been what many expected. A three-time All-Star for which the number one pick of the last two drafts was traded has been the subject of plenty of discussion. He has been battling nagging injuries throughout the season, so would he

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You only get one first Cavaliers game

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You only get one first. Regardless of how it turns out, that’s just how life works. Whether it’s your first kiss, first rock concert or first Cavs game, you only get one first. Even though the Cavaliers’ big win over Portland didn’t go as planned, it was one hell of a first for my son

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The Approach

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

Twenty seconds left. Tie game, penultimate possession, four-second differential. Ball in hand, a 6-foot-8 Frenchman defending. Some three-and-a-half million pounds worth of Cavs fans1 on their feet. Millions more watching. Cameras fixed on him—necessarily, between LeBron James’ absence and his own 50 points. A scratch of the nose with the right hand while dribbling with

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Cavs vs Blazers Behind the Box Score: Epic Kyrie Irving

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Portland Trailblazers (32-14) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (27-20) 99 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Wednesday night’s game against the Portland Trailblazers with a 1-8 record this season without LeBron James. That matters, of course, because shortly before the start of this game, it

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Kyrie and LeBron Enough for Seventh Straight Win: Pistons vs Cavs Behind The Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Detroit Pistons (17-29) 95 Cleveland Cavaliers (26-20) 103 Box Score Seven heaven. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James were enough offense together to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 103-95 win on the road against the pesky Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Irving finished with 38, including 16 in the fourth quarter, and James collected 32

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Putting the Cavs’ Pieces Together

Cleveland Cavaleirs LeBron James Kyrie Irving

When LeBron James announced that he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cavs traded for Kevin Love soon after, many assumed it would be nothing but champagne and caviar as the Cavs cruised to 75 wins and a title. Okay, not everyone had the Cavs being the best team in the history of

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On Love and the Cavaliers

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This is sort of about basketball, but mostly about not basketball. Dion Waiters and the Oklahoma City Thunder played against the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Sunday. Waiters was unsurprisingly and unwarrantedly booed, which feels approximately appropriate given his Philadelphia upbringing. Dion has talked some mess since being traded and ruffled some feathers long before that,

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Six Down and Six Up. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Oklahoma City Thunder (22-22) 98 Cleveland Cavaliers (25-20) 108 Box Score After ending their six-game losing streak last Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers entered Sunday afternoon’s game on a five-game winning streak following their best performance of the year against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. Before Sunday’s contest against

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EVERYBODY SCORES! Cavs vs Hornets: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Charlotte Hornets (18-26) 90 Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) 129 Box Score It was just last Thursday that I wrote in this space about how the Cavaliers broke free from the grip of the six-game losing streak that had been suffocating them since the start of 2015. Was it only eight days ago? Nay, it couldn’t have

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World B. Free, George Karl, Harry Weltman, and the 1984 Cleveland Cavaliers: Reliving Yesteryear

Cleveland Cavaliers Richfield Coliseum

Question: What do the following Cleveland professional team owners have in common: The Indians’ Hank Greenberg and Vernon Stouffer, the Browns’ Art Modell, and the Cavaliers’ Ted Stepien? Answer: As Cleveland fans know, they each at least had a plan in place to move one of our beloved franchises out of town. The fact that

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Everything you need to know about the NBA All-Star game, Kyrie Irving’s contract, and the future

Dan Gilbert Cleveland Cavaliers Salary Cap

NBA fans voted in LeBron James as an Eastern Conference All-Star starter, but did not vote in Kyrie Irving despite his start last season and his reigning All-Star Game MVP honor. That snub will likely cost Irving – and by definition, save the Cleveland Cavaliers – around $9-10 million over the course of the point

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Cavs vs Jazz Behind the Box Score: Let the good times roll

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Utah Jazz (14-28) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (23-20) 106 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter It’s not fun to think back to November 5, 2014. It was the fourth game of the season for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and they were in Utah to play the Jazz. The Cavaliers lost

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JR Smith wasting no time “fitting in” in Cleveland

JR Smith

When J.R. Smith last walked out of Quicken Loans Arena, he was entirely draped in Cleveland Cavaliers gear—it looked as if he was a fan who had just won a shopping spree to the upstairs team shop. He had just been traded to the Cavs in a three-team deal that included the Oklahoma City Thunder,

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Cavs vs Bulls Behind the Box Score: Things are starting to look up

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Chicago Bulls (27-16) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (22-20) 108 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers have certainly had more than their fair share of ups and downs so far this season. There have been some serious struggles against much lesser teams. But on Monday night, the

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Iman Shumpert completed first full practice Sunday

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Iman Shumpert, acquired by the Cavaliers in a three-way swap that also brought in JR Smith and saw Dion Waiters go to Oklahoma City, is getting closer to returning to the game action. He wrote via Instagram (while also showing off his “Shumpsons” likeness) that he completed his first full practice as a Cavalier on Sunday.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (21-20) 126 Los Angeles Clippers (26-14) 121 Box Score On Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers ended their six-game losing streak (that felt like a 20-game losing streak) with a 126-121 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. They followed up their victory over the Lakers by playing a game on Friday night against the

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The Life and Times of the Cavs’ Luke Witte and Jim Brewer

Luke Witte Ohio State

By Season 4, the nascent Cleveland Cavaliers were beginning to enjoy the fruits of the player development they’d begun in 1970. Third year star shooting guard Austin Carr would lead the team in scoring at 22 points per game. Strong forward Bingo Smith and power forward Dwight Davis would average in the teens, while Davis

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (20-20) 109 Los Angeles Lakers (12-28) 102 Box Score Whooooo! Rejoice, the streak is over! Ready to do some jumping jacks and run a 5K now you’ve had that massive weight lifted off your shoulder? The streak is over! The Cleveland Cavaliers ended their six game losing streak with a 109-102 victory over

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