The Cavs are going to the NBA Finals! – Chat with WFNY on Spreecast

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(Note: The broadcast will start at 8:30 PM Eastern) This is our second take on the Spreecast here at WFNY and Andrew and I couldn’t have a better topic. We’ll be talking about the Cavs unlikely sweep of the Hawks. Really, who thought the Cavs would sweep the Eastern Conference Finals? We’ll also be discussing

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The Good Kind of Chaos

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It could only be described as chaos. The playing floor of Quicken Loans Arena was covered in notecard-size wine and gold-colored confetti. Cavalier players were slowly filing off, having taken countless photographs with teammates, friends, and family, every one of them with an NBA Finals hat perched atop their head. General manager David Griffin weaved

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Party Like It’s 1995 — Cavs vs. Hawks Game 4: Behind the Box Score

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Atlanta Hawks – 88 Cleveland Cavaliers – 118 Cavs win series 4-0, advance to NBA Finals Box Score Congratulations, Cleveland! You did it! Well you didn’t really do that much. But you sort of did. It’s hard to say why we follow sports, or at least do so with so much zeal. Ostensibly it’s about

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Cavs TV ratings were bonkers for Game 3 on TNT

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The Cavs’ phrase for this year’s playoffs is “All In” and the Cleveland area is trying to take it to heart, it would seem. TNT is reporting some really big numbers from the third game of the Eastern Conference Finals, and the epicenter of the big numbers is in Cleveland. According to Turner Sports PR

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Kyrie Irving listed as questionable for Game 2 versus Atlanta

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The Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Friday that point guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround for Friday’s Game 2 versus the Atlanta Hawks in order to get further tests on his injured left knee. The team listed his availability for Friday night’s game as questionable. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst is hearing that the Cavs are ordering an MRI

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The gamble of acquiring J.R. Smith pays big for Cavaliers

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Me-first. Stat Seeker. Ball Hog. Off-court distraction. These were just some of the descriptions that J.R. Smith has been called in his career prior to arriving in Cleveland to join the Cavaliers. Many believed he was unable to contribute to a winning team because of his attitude and playing style. But the Cavaliers needed an upgrade

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LeBron James makes All-NBA first team, Kyrie Irving makes third team

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Two out of the big three ain’t bad. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving both made 2014-15 All-NBA teams, the league announced Thursday. James made the first team, his ninth such selection in his 12-year career, while it is Irving made the third team, his first time earning all-league honors. James was a unanimous selection, as

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Kyrie Irving will try to play through injuries

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For the second consecutive game, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was hobbled by a re-aggravated left knee injury. For the second consecutive game, Irving stated that his desire is to continue to play through the discomfort, a pain that will not subside until the end of the Cavaliers’ run. From Cleveland.com’s Chris Fedor: Irving

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Another Kyrie misstep, MLB’s ump bravado, and David Letterman: While We’re Waiting…

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Good morning, Blawg Pound! The Cavaliers are still kicking, and that’s really all that matters right now. But, we’ll try to talk about more than just the Cavs as we get started on this Thursday before the Memorial Day holiday. Let’s start with those Cavaliers, though. They didn’t waste any time in snatching homecourt away

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Gettin’ Dat Pipe: Cavs vs. Hawk Game 1: Behind the Box Score

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Cleveland Cavaliers – 97 Atlanta Hawks – 89 Cavs lead series 1-0 Box Score Last year at this time, the Cleveland Cavaliers had just starred in the Annual NBA Spring Sideshow known as the Draft Lottery. The lottery is a celebration of irrelevance, a toast to impotence, and a party for the pitiful — and the Cavs were the guests

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Eastern Conference Finals: The Cavs Will Win If…

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After six years in banishment, the Cleveland Cavaliers have returned to the Eastern Conference Finals. A lot has changed since 2009: Then-President Barack Obama was trying to connect with the Twitter generation; Mad Men was receiving the praise of consumers; Taylor Swift was owning the Billboard charts; the Cleveland Browns were looking to improve upon a sub-.500 season;

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Cavaliers-Hawks Series Preview: The Second Defender and The Second Unit

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On Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks will begin what will certainly be an ultra-competitive Eastern Conference Finals. After a first half of the season where the Hawks looked to be far and away the best team the Eastern Conference had to offer, the Cavaliers came storming back after their pair of deals

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Kyrie and Delly were “ready to fight each other”

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It wasn’t quite a buddy ball-infused difference of fist-flinging opinion, but it appears that Kyrie Irving and Matthew Dellavedova have had quite the last few years. Being the only two point guards on the current roster, Irving and Delly have had plenty of time guarding one another in practice. In a terrific story written by ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin,

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Predictions Roundup: Experts weigh in on Eastern Conference Finals

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With the Eastern Conference Finals featuring the top two teams in the East — the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks — some experts from across the NBA gave their predictions. Zach Lowe, Grantland “If [Kyrie] Irving can rise to the occasion, then the league’s best overall player should have just enough weapons at his disposal to eke

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LeBron, Kyrie, and Tristan amongst Conference Finals best

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With the Cleveland Cavaliers starting their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night, Jason McIntyre from The Big Lead released the names of his ten best players in the NBA’s Conference Finals. Three Cleveland players highlight the list, which is the second most of the four remaining teams (Golden State has four). The Cavaliers

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Pics: Nike gets patriotic with the “U.S.A.” Kyrie 1

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You knew LeBron James wasn’t going to be the only Cleveland Cavalier to get his own red, white and blue shoe in advance of the July 4 holiday, didn’t you? Though releasing a little later in the year, Nike’s Kyrie 1 is slated to join the LeBron 12 low in getting its very own “U.S.A.”

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Video: Kyrie Irving confirms that LeBron James is not his father

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Lest there be any confusion, LeBron James is decidedly not the father of teammate Kyrie Irving. Asked on Monday if James has been a “father” to he and his Cleveland Cavalier teammates, Kyrie Irving wasn’t about to play into metaphors and storybook narratives despite the four-time MVP’s leadership role. “Honestly, I don’t know how to

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Kyrie Irving practices on Monday, will play in Game 1

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With the Cleveland Cavaliers preparing for the Eastern Conference Finals and their multi-game bout with the Atlanta Hawks, it appears that they will have point guard Kyrie Irving at their disposal. After sitting out much of last week with injuries to his right foot and left leg, and reaggrivating the latter in the Game 6

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Kyrie Irving: “Six days of treatment and it all goes down in one play”

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The Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t just win a game on Thursday night, they won the chance to rest for the next six days in advance of the Eastern Conference Finals. With Kyrie Irving sustaining yet another injury midway through the first half, no player could use the time off more than the ailing point guard. Falling

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Mad Men, Fat Betty, and Christmas in May: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Thursday Blawg Pound, and it’s not a lousy day to be alive. The Indians had a classic 18-K pitching performance from Corey Kluber on Wednesday, the Browns have stocked the pantry with fresh talent, and the Cavs — well, we’ll get to the Cavs. But while we’re waiting… . If you’re a follower of

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