Cleveland Sports VHS Rewind, Vol. 1

Cleveland Sports Videos

Ten years into its existence, not everybody seems to be a huge fan of YouTube. Some say it’s become an unintended digital exhibit on the de-evolution of mankind — a sprawling garbage dump at the event horizon of a cultural black hole, squandering its hi-tech sophistication for the proliferation of dancing cats and dick punches. To

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Big threes in Game 3: Cavs vs. Celtics Behind The Box Score

BTBS playoffs

The young Boston Celtics and their coach Brad Stevens truly do deserve some credit for pushing the Cavaliers to the brink. If it weren’t for some late three point heroics from Kevin Love and the scrappy play of Tristan Thompson, the Celtics might have punched their ticket back to Cleveland on Thursday night. But the

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After the Oop, Into the Celebration

Team Celebration 1

The Cleveland Cavaliers threw several punches in their Game 2 fight against the Boston Celtics at the Q Tuesday evening. They landed one particularly strong blow, an overhand right that staggered Boston midway through the third quarter. It wasn’t a knockout — the frisky C’s stayed close and were within four points with less than four minutes

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Cavalier Film Room: The Boston Royal Double

LeBron Celtics D

In Game 2, Boston coach Brad Stevens used a much different strategy than in Game 1 to defend the Cleveland Cavaliers, and particularly LeBron James. We’re going to continue our game-by-game series film breakdown with a snippet of what Stevens and the Celtics deployed early in the game and how James and the Cavs ultimately overcame

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Workin’ For It: Cavaliers-Celtics Game 2: Behind the Box Score

BTBS playoffs

Boston Celtics – 91 Cleveland Cavaliers – 99 Cavaliers lead series 2-0  Box Score  Does it feel like the playoffs yet? The Cavaliers had their first playoff game in nearly five years on Sunday afternoon, but it was a fairly pleasant affair after the Cavs went on 33-to-17 run in the second quarter. The Boston

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The Casual Fan’s Guide to Hating the 2014-15 Boston Celtics

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the playoffs. Time for heated competition and even more heated rivalry. Some of my favorite playoff memories were forged not in loving the Cavs, but in hating a series opponent. But if you are like me, the murky depths of the Eastern Conference haven’t exactly been on your radar this

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Cavalier Film Room: Love in the post(season)

Kevin Love playoffs

Both the Cleveland Cavaliers and their power forward Kevin Love looked a little dicey in the first half of Game 1 on Sunday afternoon at The Q. The team with half of its rotation experiencing its first playoff minutes looked the part. Love, however, showed some drastic improvement to his approach in the post during the second

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So It Begins… Cavaliers-Celtics Game 1: Behind the Box Score

BTBS playoffs

Boston Celtics – 100 Cleveland Cavaliers – 113 Cavaliers lead series 1-0 Box Score ‘Twas a Sunday afternoon in Quicken Loans Arena, when King James looked down upon the gathering horde of vicious, sinister Celtics clawing at the gates of his kingdom looking to quench an insatiable thirst for Cavalier blood. King James strapped his battle armor

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Cavalier Film Room: Switch-happy on the screen

Cleveland Cavaliers Tony Parker Kyrie Irving

As we get ready to kick off the Cleveland Cavaliers’ pursuit of the Larry O’Brien trophy on Sunday afternoon at The Q, I wanted to cover one last theme before the Cavs and Celtics tip-off. At times, the Cavaliers get a little excessive when it comes to switching on high ball screens involving a guard

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Exam Prep: The Cavs 2014-15 Playoffs

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at San Antonio Spurs

The end of the long NBA regular season has wound down. With the playoffs beginning this weekend it’s time to finally have basketball games of actual consequence. Although the Cleveland Cavaliers have already been through and learned an extraordinary amount since the end of October, all of that instruction was merely preparation for the test

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Well Look Who It Is

LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

After agonizing over lottery balls for the past four springs, the Cleveland Cavaliers return to the postseason. And which team is there to greet them? The Boston Celtics: Longtime playoff tormentors and the club that eliminated the Wine and Gold in 2010. To call this matchup “juicy” is an understatement. There are plenty of articles

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The Cherry on Top: Cavaliers vs. Wizards Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Washington Wizards 108 Cleveland Cavaliers 113 (OT) Box Score An overtime period in a completely meaningless game. Twenty-seven minutes of Kendrick Perkins. A Matthew Dellavedova double-double.1 A Brendan Haywood go-ahead jumper. A Wizards five-second violation in the closing moments. A clinching steal and dunk from 36-year-old Shawn Marion. One last victory for the Wine and

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We Talkin’ Bout Practice: Pistons at Cavs—Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Detroit Pistons (31-50) 97 Cleveland Cavaliers (52-29) 109 Box Score With the Cleveland Cavaliers returning to Quicken Loans Arena after a pair of losses to the Boston Celtics, it was fair to question how much effort would be evident in Monday’s contest in Cleveland against the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs fought back to a lead

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Are You (Playoff) Experienced?

Cleveland Cavaliers Playoffs

Although it feels unfamiliar after a four-season hiatus, Cleveland Cavalier fans are starting to see players at home and across the NBA start to limber up their playoff bodies. LeBron James starts to post up more at the expense of some of his more ill-advised three-point heaves; Dwyane Wade mulls more bizarre and experimental Dr. Frankenstein-like treatments on his bad knees;

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What else is on?: Cavaliers at Celtics Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers 78 Boston Celtics 117 Box Score You’re forgiven if you elected not to watch this game after hearing that LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and J.R. Smith were all sitting out. It’s understandable if you chose to watch the Indians or the Masters instead. If you decided to spend the day outside,

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Not Enough: Celtics vs Cavaliers—Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Boston Celtics (37-42) 99 Cleveland Cavaliers (51-28) 90 Box Score Happy Opening Day, everyone! What was supposed to be a special day in Downtown Cleveland on Friday, well, was still a pretty special day. But neither of the Cleveland teams providing the live entertainment upheld their end of the bargain. The Indians Opening Day is

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Clinching The Central: Cavs vs. Bucks Behind The Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Even before the final whistle, the Cavaliers (whether they were notified or not) clinched the Central Division title (for the fourth time in franchise history) as well as the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs by virtue of Chicago’s loss against Orlando. With plenty of put-back slams (watch the one below) and a

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Claiming the Central: Cavs vs. Bulls Behind The Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

It’s very likely that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls will cross paths at some point in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Sunday afternoon was a preview of just how riveting and even such a series would be. The Cavaliers rained down three-pointers and in the process all but wrapped up their the Central Division title along

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Furious 48: Heat at Cavs—Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (49-27) 114 Miami Heat (34-41) 88 Box Score The Cleveland Cavaliers treated fans to an action-packed Thursday night at the Q on the eve of the release of what is destined to be a piece of classic American cinema, Furious 7. Despite lulls with boring things like exposition, dialogue, and plot, the Cavs

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Kevin Love reportedly unhappy with role in Thanksgiving dinner

Kevin Love Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and join in a communal spirit of gluttonous consumption and contemplation of all that one has to be grateful for in their life. Of course, not all Thanksgiving reunions turn out to be such blissful affairs. WFNY has learned that during their 2014 Thanksgiving dinner, the

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