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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LeBron & Kyrie make Zach Lowe’s All-NBA teams

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The All-NBA teams won’t be announced for a while yet, but that doesn’t mean the nation’s basketball scribes can’t announce their picks early. Grantland’s Zach Lowe is such a scribe and a WFNY favorite, so we were glad to see him include LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on his official All-NBA ballot. James made the first

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LeBron’s jersey top seller, Kyrie’s ranks sixth; Cavs sell second-most merch

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As if you haven’t had enough jersey talk lately… The numbers have been tallied, and once again LeBron James’ jersey is the top seller in the NBA. This is the ninth time in LeBron’s 12-year career that his shirt has been bought the most, according to the AP’s Tom Withers, including his time wearing No.

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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?

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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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Video: Watch all of the ridiculous highlights from the Cavs win over the Bulls

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Between LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and J.R. Smith, the Cleveland Cavaliers racked up highlights galore in their recent win over the Chicago Bulls. As if Kyrie Irving’s buzzer-beater in the first quarter was not enough, watch as he and J.R. Smith seemingly attempt to one-up each other in incredible feats. Smith’s fall-away three before halftime

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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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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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ESPN ranks Kyrie Irving as only the ninth best PG in NBA

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Back in October, when Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving was coming off a three-year start to his career that saw him become a brilliant scorer who had difficulties playing defense or staying healthy, ESPN saw fit to rank him as the 23rd best player in the NBA and the seventh best point guard. Damian Lillard,

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

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

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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Cavs showed interest in Steve Nash before he announced his retirement

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Eight-time All-Star and future Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash announced his retirement from basketball this weekend, a decision forced by his aging body’s lack of fitness for NBA basketball. In three injury-ravaged seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers, Nash only played in 65 games. But before he retired, the Cleveland Cavaliers front office

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Early Sunday afternoon slumber: Cavs vs. Bucks Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

A 3 p.m. Sunday game that is not on national television is a bit of a rarity in the NBA. So, it’s no surprise that the Cleveland Cavaliers came out a little bit flat against a Central Division foe. The Milwaukee Bucks shot 61% in the first half, but the Wine and Gold used a late

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The Drought Is Over! Pacers vs Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Indiana Pacer (30-38) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (45-26) 95 Box Score It’s over! We’re going back! After nearly five long, painful years wandering the desert in search of watchable basketball, Cavs fans are finally going back to the playoffs. I know you’re weary, Cavs fans, your throats drier than a torts treatise, yearning for just a

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LeBron James leads NBA in shoe sales for 2014

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Whether in the bright lights of Miami or more industrial feel of Cleveland, one thing remains consistent: Lebron James’ shoe continues to dominate the rest of the NBA in terms of sales. For the second consecutive year, James has had the NBA’s best selling shoe, according to SportScanInfo. James’ signature shoe, led by Nike’s LeBron

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March Madness, the NCAA, and Do Other Fans Hate Cleveland?: While We’re Waiting…

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Ahh, what a glorious Thursday it should be. Spring is on the horizon, everyone’s recovery from St. Patrick’s Day festivities should be complete, and the Cavs rebounded from a nauseating game in Miami against the Heat with a thrashing of the Brooklyn Nets. After going down 13 early, the Cavs outscored the Nets 108-70 through

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Cutting Down the Nets: Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Brooklyn Nets 92 Cleveland Cavaliers 117 Box Score Well that’s better, eh? Two nights after being blown out by the Heat in Miami, the Cavs throttled the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. LeBron and the gang took a little while to get going, as Brooklyn jumped on them early, but the final three quarters

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