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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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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Cavalier Film Room: Love in the post(season)

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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

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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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Exam Prep: The Cavs 2014-15 Playoffs

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

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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

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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?

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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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Boston Zzz Party: LeBron, Love, Kyrie, J.R. to sit out vs. Celtics

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Pick your poison: The Masters, Indians-Tigers, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, refreshing your Twitter timeline for more Browns jersey leaks — any one of them may be a more appealing option than watching the Cavaliers take on the Celtics in Boston Sunday afternoon. The reason: LeBron James, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, and J.R. Smith will all sit out the

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J.R. Smith three-point shooting stats never get old: WFNY Stats & Info

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Yesterday was a Sunday (never forget) and J.R. Smith went 8-for-17 from the three-point line. So of course I’m back with an update to my tongue-in-cheek running joke of a WFNY Stats & Info in-depth analysis of Smith’s three-point record chasing. Let’s get onto the stats. Most career three-point attempts in Cleveland Cavaliers franchise history:

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Recapping the latest BS Report with Brian Windhorst

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You’ve seen most of the details by now, but while we were talking about Bro Cruises and Pipefitting Unions, Grantland’s Bill Simmons used his entire most recent podcast to talk about all things Cleveland Cavaliers. For nearly 50 minutes, he and ESPN NBA analyst Brian Windhorst discussed LeBron James and David Blatt’s relationship, how Kevin Love

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Kevin Love reportedly unhappy with role in Thanksgiving dinner

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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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Does Anyone Want to Win? 76ers vs Cavs: Behind the Box Score

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Philadelphia 76ers (18-56) 86 Cleveland Cavaliers (48-27) 87 Box Score On Saturday night, Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena hosted a nail-biter of a game for the ages when Kentucky survived Notre Dame 68-66 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. It was one hell of a game, and though it may have been one of the more

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The struggle to keep that edge: Cavs vs. Nets Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

The NBA regular season is 82 games long. It’s full of ebbs and flows, and even good teams drop games to bad teams. The Cavaliers have defeated the Nets three times this season (including two blowouts), but they were unable to complete the sweep as the Nets played like the team that desperately needed this

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Threat Level: Cavs ’ Potential First Round Foes

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The Cleveland Cavaliers were always going to make the playoffs. There was never a doubt about it. A massive influx in talent – particularly via a certain Akron, Ohio native — does wonders for an NBA team’s playoff odds. Even during the gloomiest, most despondent days of the season, when the Cavs hovered around the

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Uni Talk, The Lindor Truffle, and Super Troopers 2: While We’re Waiting…

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License and registration. Do you know how fast you were clicking? I’ll let you off with a warning as we kick off another Thursday at WFNY: The Woof. There’s plenty to talk about, and I’m not going to phone it in like that Will guy did yesterday. Leading off, we’re talking uniforms. You guys know

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Kevin Love narratives, kid stuff and more – WFNY Podcast – 2015-03-25

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Craig and @nominataur discuss kids and sports and Kevin Love. Plus Disney Junior Live stinking. The fragmentation of the future Watching Up for the first time Having the “death” conversation with kids Realizations about death and The Fall of Freddie the Leaf There will never be another 1985 Cleveland Indians and whether jinxes exist Jimmy

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C.R.E.A.M. (Cleveland Rules Everything Around Me): While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. I’ll be honest; I ain’t got much to say today. Here I am afforded this virtual soapbox, the first column of WFNY’s day, the first chance to holler out into the great beyond of the internet, and I can’t think of a darn thing. I gaze upon acres of digital canvas only

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