Video: LeBron James hits full-court shot after practice

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LeBron James never ceases to entertain or amaze. If you don’t believe me, just consider what he does after shoot-a rounds and practices. Take this shot for example. We don’t know how many attempts LeBron took before hitting this one, but suffice to say most of us would blow our arms out before successfully converting

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Video: Watch Craig and John Anderson break down Cavs-Celtics game 3

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The third episode of the playoffs saw me once again alongside John Anderson of WKYC to talk about the Cavaliers’ victory over the Celtics. At this point, I’ve stopped giving credit to the Cavaliers instead taking it for myself as a member of this new web show for WKYC. I’m half kidding of course. Anyway,

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Cleveland Sports VHS Rewind, Vol. 1

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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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Cavs don’t disappoint, Browns for Mariota? and more … While We’re Waiting

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Happy Friday WFNY! It’s the morning after another Cavaliers playoff win. I know you’re feeling good about that. Let’s go! The Cavs don’t disappoint in game three… After the Cavaliers beat the Celtics for a third straight time to begin the 2015 NBA playoffs, LeBron told Allie Clifton after the game that the team hadn’t

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

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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

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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

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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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Cleveland vs. Cleveland, city pride, and the first round: While We’re Waiting…

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Good morning, Blawg Pound! It’s Thursday, and the Cavaliers play Game 3 in Boston tonight. Other than that, everything else seems pretty small in the grand scheme of things. But, I’ll do my best not to just go full Cavs in this edition of the triple dub. Leading off (and hopping up on this soapbox

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Pics: A closer look at Nike’s Infrared “Home” Kyrie 1

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Bad news, Cavs fans: Those sweet wine and gold mid-tops worn by Kyrie Irving during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics will likely never hit shelves. The good news: Nike is releasing another colorway of the popular Kyrie 1, titled “Home,” that comes equipped with the legendary Infrared that has laced

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LISTEN: Iman Shumpert raps about the playoffs

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Iman Shumpert has brought plenty to the table as a Cleveland Cavalier: athleticism, dogged defense, a nifty pull-up game, the occasional three-point shot. Before Tuesday’s Cavs-Celtics game tipped off, Fox Sports Ohio viewers got to see another side of Shump: his skills on the microphone. Shumpert, you see, has long dabbled in hip-hop music, and he

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Brad Stevens, good coaching, and Wonderful vs. Alright: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. I hope this edition of While We’re Waiting… finds you well. I hope you’re enjoying the sunshine. I hope you’re taking care of that pesky spring cleaning. I hope that you’re having a good time with whatever it is you’re doing. I’m in the process of moving into a new apartment

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

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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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Kevin Love: “Like a chicken with my head cut off” in first playoff game

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It’s easy to forget just how new it was for Kevin Love to play his first playoff game on Sunday against the Boston Celtics. Maybe that’s been part of the disconnect or apparent disappointment that some Cavs fans have felt with Kevin Love since he’s arrived in Cleveland. There were certain expectations of what Kevin

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David Blatt places ninth in Coach of the Year voting

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Cavaliers head coach David Blatt led a star-laden, hyper-scrutinized team to 53 wins in his first NBA season while battling the media and rumors that he might be fired, and all he got is this lousy ninth-place finish. The Cavs’ boss took ninth in NBA Coach of the Year voting, coming in behind (in ascending

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Unplugging for Cavs playoff games, plus NFL draft – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-21

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After talking to Lane Adkins about the Browns, I dialed up Dave Sterling to talk about pretty much everything else. Before it was all done, we’d discussed being off of Twitter for the first Cavs playoff game, the idea of buying any shirt for $100, let alone a jersey, and teaching my son about the

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Kyrie Irving: This is the greatest feeling in the world

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Fresh off of his Game 1 heroics against the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving sat down with Turner Sports’ Rachel Nichols1 to discuss his last four seasons in the NBA and what it means to finally make the playoffs as one of the more exciting young players in the league today. “It’s the greatest

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Kyrie Irving, working as intended: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! As long as we don’t talk about what happened with the Cleveland Indians last night, it will remain a happy Tuesday. We still have another week until the NFL draft, so perhaps we can talk football a little more next week. But the Cleveland Cavaliers have another playoff game tonight, so that

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Watch Craig on “All In” on WKYC – Cavs Playoff Game 1

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On Monday morning, I jumped onto the WKYC Cavs web show for the NBA playoffs. It’s called “All In” and I’ll be on occasionally throughout the NBA playoffs. As we stated on the show, here’s hoping it goes on for a very long time. It is co-hosted by John Anderson and Will Ujek from WKYC.

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Tristan Thompson finishes fifth in Sixth Man of the Year voting

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After dealing with Cleveland fans debating his worth for three-plus seasons, Cavalier power forward Tristan Thompson silenced some doubters on Monday afternoon with news that he finished fifth in 2014-15 Sixth Man of the Year voting. Receiving six second-place votes and 15 third-place votes, Thompson finished behind Toronto’s Lou Williams and three others in getting recognition for individual

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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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