The Ky’s the Limit

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You’re toeing the free throw line, your right foot just ahead of your left. You receive the ball from the baseline official, harness it within in your left hand and take a deep, shoulder-raising breath. You let it out, then transition to ball from your left hand to your right, bouncing it three times before

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LeBron, Kyrie, expectations, and playing a role: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. Have you recovered from last night yet? The Cavaliers fell into an early hole, they climbed out of it, they fell back into it, and climbed out of it again. They looked like they might take one last header into the pit, but they stood tall, sank their free throws down

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The one-two punch is back: Cavs vs. Bulls Game 5 Behind The Box Score

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Many accused the Cleveland Cavaliers of gaining a split through the first four games of this series largely with smoke and mirrors. It seems like everyone has been either out of the lineup or slowed due to injury. In Game 5, however, the 1-2 punch of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving returned to the wine and

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Cavs-Bulls Injury Report for Game 5: Volume 1

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Given that both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls are dealing with a plauge of injuries heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, it’s worth checking in on both rosters before tipoff and totaling up a body count. Earlier on Tuesday, WFNY’s Kyle suggested that “the Cavaliers’ team injury report should just read, ‘Strained,’” as

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Mad Cavs: Fury Road

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The Cleveland Cavaliers started the playoffs looking like the offensive juggernaut advertised at the start of the season; or at least a stylish impersonation of a dominant basketball team. What do you want? A hundred points? No problem. Outlet passes that lead to emphatic dunks? Yawn. Three-pointers? Kevin Love (a power forward mind you) can give

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Kyrie Irving on injuries: “We’ve tried everything”

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If the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, they will have to do so with a significantly hobbled All-Star point guard in Kyrie Irving. Sustaining a right foot strain and tendinitis in his left leg, Irving’s entire lower half has been wrapped in dynamic compression tape with hopes of helping

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Kyrie Irving has strained right foot, tendinitis in left knee; will play in Game 5

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An MRI has revealed what anyone watching the Cavs lately already knew: Kyrie Irving is hurt. Irving underwent the test Monday morning, which revealed both a strain in his right foot and tendinitis in his left knee, per several sources. He will play in Game 5 against the Chicago Bulls Tuesday night. Irving has been

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Video: LeBron James overruled coach David Blatt on final play

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Following LeBron James’ game-winning buzzer-beater in Chicago Sunday afternoon James admitted that he “scratched” the original play that head coach David Blatt drew up. James’ full explanation on why he overruled Blatt: “To be honest, the play that was drawn up, I scratched it. I just told coach, ‘Give me the ball.’ We’re either going

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Hurting for a W—Cavs vs. Bulls Game 4: Behind the Box Score

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Cleveland Cavaliers – 86 Chicago Bulls – 84 Series tied 2-2 I assure you that two weeks before Sunday afternoon’s Cavs-Bulls game was April 26, though it feels much longer ago. The Cleveland Cavaliers were up 3-0 against the Boston Celtics in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, and were playing their best

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Cavalier Film Room: The Fault in Our Stars

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The Cavaliers, despite the struggles from their All-Stars in Game 3, had a great chance to steal homecourt back from the Bulls. Derrick Rose and his banked three at the buzzer made sure that did not happen. However, I feel that it’s a good sign that the wine and gold’s role players and defensive gameplan

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The Bank and The Burn: Cavs vs. Bulls Game 3 Behind The Box Score

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The Cleveland Cavaliers were off their offensive game in Game 3. With Kyrie Irving’s bad wheel and LeBron James battling turnover issues, not even J.R. Smith’s fourth quarter sharp-shooting could pull the Cavaliers through this game. In the end, Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose executed in the fourth quarter, and Rose’s long, banked three-pointer over

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Worn out Cavs, Chuck Booms, Big Bird and Brent Kirby: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Friday everyone. It’s time to get in on some more Cavaliers playoff action and hopefully some nice weather events in Cleveland. Who knows? Maybe drag that TV out to the back yard and get the best of both worlds? While we’re waiting… Are the Cavs worn out? I had an amazing time at Game

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WFNY and WKYC go “All In” on Cavs-Bulls Game 2

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The Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded in Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls and, once again, WFNY teamed up with the folks at WKYC to discuss the fallout in the “All In” web series. Check out the video below where we discuss the following: • LeBron James (finally) turning it up • Kyrie Irving’s quiet 21-point night

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The 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers and Enjoying the Ride

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I‘m attending the Cleveland Cavaliers game tonight as a fan. At some point after it’s conclusion I might have to put my commentary hat on and try and make sense of it all, but that will be long after I’ve finished waving my “rally towel” and (hopefully) celebrated a Cavs victory. I don’t know if

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Watch WFNY on WKYC’s All In Cavs Web Show – Game 1 loss to the Bulls

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I lost my perfect record of being on the show and only talking about Cavaliers’ wins. Of course, the Cavaliers lost their perfect 4-0 record as well as they dropped game one against the Bulls in the friendly confines of Quicken Loans Arena. I joined John Anderson and Will Ujek to discuss the finer points

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All Out of Love—Cavs vs. Bulls Game 1: Behind the Box Score

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Chicago Bulls – 99 Cleveland Cavaliers – 92 Bulls lead series 1-0 Box Score I’m lying alone with my head on the phone Thinking of you till it hurts I know you hurt too, but what else can we do? Tormented and torn apart I wish I could carry your smile in my heart For

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The recipe for the new-look Cavs to beat the Bulls

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As difficult as the last week has been coping with the loss of Kevin Love and the suspension of J.R. Smith, the Cleveland Cavaliers still have a series against the Chicago Bulls to play. Despite the letdown and uncertainty caused by Love’s injury and Smith’s suspension, the Cavaliers are still favorites to win the series,

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Cavalier Film Room: Offense, Party of Two

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With the news that Kevin Love’s surgery will keep him out of the rest of the postseason, and the knowledge of J.R. Smith’s two-game suspension for going Street Fighter II on Jae Crowder, the Cleveland Cavaliers suddenly have lost 29.1 points out of their starting lineup for the first two games of the Eastern Conference

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Cavs still have second best odds to win NBA Title

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Despite no longer having power forward Kevin Love at their disposal, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are the second seed in the Eastern Conference, still have the second best odds to be crowned as the NBA Champions at 12-5, according to Las Vegas. The 12-5 odds are second to the Golden State Warriors, who moved ahead

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Kevin Love is very good, but on-off stats can be very misleading: WFNY Stats & Info

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The 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers are better with Kevin Love on the floor. That is because Kevin Love is an All-Star player. Yes, before the season many thought of Love as a top-10 NBA player. That’s likely no longer the case. But as we’re seeing now with the lack of Cavs frontcourt depth, Love is quite,

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