San Antonio Spurs (7-4) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-5) 90 Box Score On the eve of tonight’s showdown with the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers star and prodigal son LeBron James spent some time gushing over the team that, other than maybe the Boston Celtics, has been the biggest foil of his career. The Spurs, the
The SportsCenter set is back in Cleveland in advance of the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the San Antonio Spurs tonight. Just as it was for the Cavs home opener against the Knicks on October 30, SportsCenter is broadcasting live from East 4th Street. Today’s temperature is roughly 40 degrees colder than it was for the last go-round,
Denver Nuggets (3-7) 106 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-4) 97 [Box Score] What a dull game. The Cavaliers felt like they were sleepwalking through most of this game. The offense was stagnant and lethargic, and when they got good looks, they were missing the shots. The defense is still atrocious, as the Cavaliers let Denver keep them
How fitting, it seems, that in same building that once served him enough demons that Constantine could be called to exorcise them, LeBron James gave us his first virtuoso performance of this young NBA season. In Boston for work, I bought a ticket to see the Cleveland Cavaliers play the Celtics at TD Garden on
Wow. I certainly didn’t expect to see the Cavaliers bring this type of effort against the Hawks at home on the second night of a back-to-back where they looked atrocious on defense. The Cavaliers put up one of the most impressive offensive displays these two eyes have ever seen. The Cavaliers end-to-end fricasseed the Hawks
In the early going of this season, I expected the Cavs to play down to some of their lesser opponents. I figure that if you’re going to keep the heavy underdog in it until the final two minutes, that team is going to find a way to pull out the win a decent chunk of
We know a fair bit about how Kevin Love plays basketball. We know that he is a masterful rebounder and outlet passer. We know that he can shoot threes, and that he prefers them from the left wing. We know that he is patient in the post. “All the Small Things” aims to identify and
[Stefon voice] …Kevin?
Boom Boom, Pau.
New Orleans Pelicans 111 Cleveland Cavaliers 118 [Box Score] On Saturday, the New Orleans Pelicans went to San Antonio and knocked off the defending NBA Champions to move to 3-2 on the season. I only mention this because people might not realize that the Pelicans are not the same team of recent years. Time will
After a week on the road, the Cleveland Cavaliers return home tonight to face one of the most-discussed sleeper teams in the NBA, the New Orleans Pelicans. With Saturday’s road upset of the Spurs, Anthony Davis’ squad proved they’ll be a disruptive force this season. While being back home is nice, the style difference will
The 2014-2015 Cleveland Cavaliers, deemed by many the favorites for the NBA Championship, and deemed by many more to be title contenders, had a less than ideal 1-1 start. Then last week, the Trail Blazers humbled the Cavs in Portland 82-101 and the Utah Jazz escaped at the buzzer on a miraculous Gordon Hayward fadeaway
When he is either named to his first All-Star team or suddenly playing in China, we will be able to point to this weekend as the one during which we were treated to everything that Dion Waiters has to offer. The good and the bad, the mundane and the bizarre, on-court and off-, were all
After reaching an offensive low point on Wednesday night in Utah when the wine and gold had a franchise-low six assists, the Cavaliers made a specific effort to share the basketball more effecitvely. The Cavs had 25 assists and seven players reach double figures as they held a 21-point lead and had to hold on
This is normal now. We knew this it would be like this with LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, bringing with him championship expectations and the accompanying media circus, but that doesn’t make it any easier to handle. Each loss brings the sky that much closer to Earth. The narrative can be overwhelming. Kyrie
Well that didn’t go as planned…
Oof. What a kick in the pills. After getting absolutely blasted by the Blazers last night, the Cavaliers came into Utah and turned in another putrid defensive performance. An impressive comeback from down 16 on the heels of James and Irving offensively came out just short as Gordon Hayward delivered the game-winning jumper as time
The Cleveland Cavaliers played like a turd sandwich in Portland last night, which is fitting since yesterday was Election Day.1 I don’t want to rehash the gory details of the game any more than I want to hand count voting ballots (Kirk handled that bit of dirty work), so in lieu of that, I want to look
It was early Saturday morning, November 1, not long after midnight on Halloween. A lot of Cleveland Cavaliers fans were either cozily sleeping in bed after a night of trick-or-treating with their children (perhaps looking forward to a relaxing day of college football in the morning) or slinking to the bar for one last drink,
Somewhere, Mike Brown is laughing.