Atlanta’s DeMarre Carroll is day-to-day with bone bruise in left knee

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According to multiple outlets, Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll has been diagnosed with a hyperextension of the left knee, an injury he sustained in the second half of Wednesday night’s Game 1 loss to Cleveland. No structural or ligament damage was found in an MRI conducted early Thursday morning. He does, however, have a bone

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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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LeBron James: I love quieting a crowd on the road (Video)

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When LeBron James hit the game-winning shot in Game 4 against the Chicago Bulls, it was as if Mega Maid had sucked all oxygen out of the United Center. With the Cleveland Cavaliers facing the Atlanta Hawks for the Eastern Conference title over the coming two weeks, James could be in for more road games

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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 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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Cavs cancel “arm sling” giveway said to pay homage to Kevin Love (Video)

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have canceled a plan that was in place to give away 20,000 arm slings to fans to show support for injured starting forward Kevin Love. Love recently underwent surgery after his left shoulder was dislocated by Boston center Kelly Olynyk in Cleveland’s series-clinching win in the first round of the Eastern Conference

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LeBron says his headband “was just in my locker” (Video)

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The most-discussed piece of cotton and nylon in the NBA continues to make headlines. Just days after alleging that his lack of headband wearing was in order to be more like his teammates, LeBron James returned to the floor for Game 2 of the Eastern conference semifinals clad in his once-trademarked piece of apparel. More

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Video: LeBron James: Game 1 was a “feel-out game”

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In preparation for Game 2 between his Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls, four-time MVP LeBron James referred to the Wine and Gold’s Game 1 loss as a “feel-out game.” James finished Monday night’s loss with a near triple-double, but shot just 9-for-22 from the floor, falling eight points shy of his career scoring average.

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Analytics and odds are still on the Cavs’ side despite injuries, suspensions

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Cleveland Cavalier fans may not be all that confident, but numbers are still on the Wine and Gold’s side. Not only does Las Vegas have the Cavs as 4.5-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Chicago Bulls, several analytics-based outlets are still picking LeBron James and company to move

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LaMarcus Aldridge considering the Cavaliers if Kevin Love leaves

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Kevin Love continues to say all the right things when it comes to his desire to remain in Cleveland beyond this season. But in the event all of those words were just that—words—it appears that David Griffin and the Cavaliers may have a contingency plan in the way of another All-Star power forward. According to

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David Griffin robbed for NBA Executive of the Year

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Apparently, winning Executive of the Year takes more than turning a 33-win team into one that not only finished the season as the second seed in the Eastern Conference, but one that was considered the team to beat heading in to the NBA Playoffs. Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers has been named Executive

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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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Cavs standing behind J.R. Smith following suspension

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The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without two starters for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals starting this Monday, but only one of the absences was the result of an ill-timed decision on that player’s part. J.R. Smith has been a model citizen since arriving in Cleveland, spending more time in at Cleveland Clinic Courts

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Woj: The Cavs had Kevin Love’s back

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As most Cleveland fans are curious as to what impact Kevin Love’s injury will have on the rest of the NBA Playoffs and their city’s quest for its first championship in 50-plus years, many others—mostly national types—are curious as to what impact the forward’s dislocated shoulder will have on his impending free agency. While Yahoo Sports’

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All the King’s Men: While We’re Waiting…

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Charles Oakley made a living out of it. Bill Laimbeer, Dennis Rodman, Shaquille O’Neal—hell, even Zydrunas Ilgauskas, to a point—all played the role of Enforcer. When Oakley was setting screens for Michael Jordan, the message was clear that Cleveland native was there for one reason: To protect his team’s star. When LeBron James walked off

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D’Angelo Russell declares for NBA Draft

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Ohio State star freshman D’Angelo Russell has decided to chase his lifelong dream and declare for the NBA Draft. According to ESPN.com’s Paul Biancardi, who broke the news Wednesday evening: “This was a hard decision because I knew I could come back and play with my teammates who I love, and to be coached by coach

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Kyrie Irving: This is the greatest feeling in the world

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Fresh off of his Game 1 heroics against the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving sat down with Turner Sports’ Rachel Nichols1 to discuss his last four seasons in the NBA and what it means to finally make the playoffs as one of the more exciting young players in the league today. “It’s the greatest

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Tristan Thompson finishes fifth in Sixth Man of the Year voting

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After dealing with Cleveland fans debating his worth for three-plus seasons, Cavalier power forward Tristan Thompson silenced some doubters on Monday afternoon with news that he finished fifth in 2014-15 Sixth Man of the Year voting. Receiving six second-place votes and 15 third-place votes, Thompson finished behind Toronto’s Lou Williams and three others in getting recognition for individual

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Cavaliers favorites to win 2014-15 NBA Title

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If you had faith in the Cleveland Cavaliers last June, you could be in for a nice pay day as the Wine and Gold open up as odds-on favorites to win the 2014-15 NBA Title. According to The Westgate SuperBook, the Cavaliers are 9-4 favorites following the completion of the regular season. The Golden State

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J.R. Smith: “We all know who the real MVP is.”

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Golden State’s Steph Curry is likely to win the award. Houston’s James Harden is getting plenty of consideration despite deplorable defensive metrics. But if you ask Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith who the NBA’s MVP should be for the 2014-15 season, it’s his teammate LeBron James. On Monday, J.R. Smith was interviewed by the

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