James Harden suspended for groin kick to LeBron James

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The NBA has announced that Houston Rockets guard, James Harden, has been suspended for one game without pay for his flagrant foul against the Cavaliers on Sunday. Specifically he’s being suspended for kicking LeBron James. In case you don’t remember… NBA suspends James Harden one game for kicking LeBron James in yesterday's game. — Tom

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James on James crime, Quickstrikes, and Fathead’s Fridays: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Monday, you guys. So the Cavs are now in the midst of a two-game losing streak, the Indians are still 39 days away from the home opener, and the Browns…Well, they’re still the Browns. We’ll be back in the swing of things shortly, but While We’re Waiting… Fewer games have been more exciting than

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

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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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David Blatt addresses the lack of LeBron James MVP talks

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The narrative always favors the new guys. Team records, in this instance, aren’t doing many favors. But as guys like Steph Curry and James Harden are getting the majority of the attention in the NBA MVP race, LeBron James, a four-time winner, is slowly but surely making his case. David Blatt, his head coach, has

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Durant on Waiters: “We’re going to make him feel wanted”

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Dion Waiters had plenty of chances to shine in Cleveland, but apparently the perception is that he was persona non grata in the Cavaliers locker room. When asked about how he plans to integrate Waiters in to the Oklahoma City Thunder offense following Monday night’s trade, reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant had the following to

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Chris Grant resisted front office push to trade for Thunder’s James Harden

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James Harden seemed to be a fantasy trade target for many Cavaliers fans back when he was a lightning scoring guard off the Oklahoma City Thunder bench. Now, he’s a two-time All-Star for the Houston Rockets. And today, upon the firing of Cavs GM Chris Grant, we learn that such a deal actually could have

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Cavs vs Rockets Behind The Box Score: If the Cavs lose and no one notices, does it count?

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Heading into this latest Cavs game, the season appeared to be as low as could be. After a week of drama and speculation, a New York Daily News report centered on Luol Deng comments painted the team as an absolute mess. Over in Houston on Saturday night, the final result wasn’t that terrible after all,

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2013 NBA Draft, 2013 NBA trade scenarios and more with Kirk – WFNY Podcast – 2013-05-29

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Kirk wrote a fantastic article exploring the trade market available to the Cavs and I wanted to go over it and push him further on it since it has been out there a few days. Of course we also talked about some other stuff like Dwight Howard. Kirk’s NBA Draft Rumors article Being an eighth

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The Diff: Kyrie Irving’s potential

Today marks the start of a new era: The Diff, where I’ll write lots and lots about sports stats. Kudos to friend and fantasy football semifinalist Marc Sugerman for coming up with the article name, a shoutout to the Q’s scoreboard. And thanks as always to Mike Brenkus for the design. For my first-ever edition

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Box Score: Rockets 112, Cavs 104

James Harden was just too much in the second half as the Cavaliers couldn’t take advantage of the home crowd in a 112-104 loss to Houston on Saturday night. Harden, who scored just 2 points on 0 FGs in the first half, finished with 29 points and 7 steals. Kyrie Irving, who made several spectacular

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The reality of the James Harden deal in Cleveland

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“We want to win as much as the fans do. No matter how long it takes, and no matter what it takes, we’re just going to keep going until we get there.”  – Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert, October 30, 2012 At least one of the four Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent first-round draft selections will likely

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Could Dion Waiters fill the James Harden role?

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Using a fourth-overall selection on Dion Waiters, the initial beliefs were that the Syracuse Slasher1 would immediately step in to the starting shooting guard slot and he, along with the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year in Kyrie Irving, would slice and dice, and pick and roll their way to the promised land. Confetti would fall,

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While We’re Waiting… Damon Being Damon, Harden’s Struggles, and Sandusky, Ohio vs Sandusky, Jerry

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“On a mid-May segment of the MLB Network chat showIntentional Talk, hosts Chris Rose and Kevin Millar attempted to stump outfielder Johnny Damon on past teammates. The duo asked the current Cleveland Indian and 18-year vet where, if at all, he had crossed paths with five other players. He batted 1.000, remembering not only the big-league clubs

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NBA Playoffs Showing Cavaliers How Hard Building a Championship Team Really Is

Even with Kyrie Irving in place, the Cavaliers still have much work to do

With the NBA Finals drawing near, it’s only natural for fans of teams not currently playing basketball to look on from a distance, wondering what it must take to be one of the teams representing their conference in the Finals. Make no mistake about it, the Cleveland Cavaliers are a very long way away from

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