Game One: Cavaliers vs Nets Behind The Box Score

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They say box scores don’t tell the whole story. Behind The Box Score is a new series where from time to time we will attempt to look behind the box score and tell more of the complete story of what happened in the game. Opening nights are generally fun regardless, but there’s simply nothing better

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Cleveland Cavaliers Open the Season with Hope, Excitement, and Something New….Expectations

Cleveland Cavaliers

Season 44 of Cleveland Cavalier basketball tips off tonight at 7:00 at The Q when the Wine and Gold host the new-look Brooklyn Nets. That much we know for sure. Beyond that, so much of this upcoming season is a mystery. But the nice thing about the unknown is that it can offer equal parts

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Box Score: Cavaliers 101, Nets 114

Anderson Varejao started this game on fire, setting the tone for what would be a monster game for him. He ends this one with a career high 35 points and added 18 rebounds to go with it. Kyrie Irving was huge in the 2nd half and he finished with 34 points of his own to

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Cavaliers Head to Brooklyn to Finish First Road Trip of the Season

Brooklyn Nets

The bad news for the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-5, 12th in the East) is that once again, they are playing on the road. The good news is the game is in the Eastern Time Zone and closer to home. The even better news is that this one is  this is the final game of a debilitating

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Some Thoughts on the NBA on the Eve of Season Tip-Off

NBA Map

Happy NBA Season Eve everyone! Tomorrow the NBA season kicks off with a TNT double header featuring prime matchups between the Celtics and Heat, and the Mavericks and Lakers. But there is one other game tomorrow night, and it’s the most anticipated and sure to be the most watched game of the three. That’s right,

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2012-13 NBA Blogger Previews: Atlantic Division

Atlantic Division

For the past several years, the great Boston Celtics blog CelticsBlog.com has hosted an annual NBA Bloggers Preview. Basically, every day leading up to the start of the season, one team is previewed by s0me of the best writers on their team blogs, and then once the division is done, we will post the links

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Wojnarowski: Cavaliers Out of the Dwight Howard Trade Situation

Much of the past couple days have been spent focusing on the potential 3-4 team trade to get Dwight Howard from Orlando to Brooklyn. The Cleveland Cavaliers were expected to be the 3rd team involved in the trade, looking to acquire Kris Humphries and a first round pick for their troubles. According to Yahoo!’s Adrian

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Box Score: Cavaliers 105, Nets 100

It was the night of the rookies for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tristan Thompson scored a career high 27 points and Kyrie Irving had 26 points (14 of them in the 4th quarter) as the Cavaliers came away with a nice win in New Jersey. The Cavaliers got off to a hot start as Tristan Thompson

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Cavaliers Continue Fitting Puzzle Pieces Together in New Jersey

Alonzo Gee, Shelden Williams

As hard as it may be to believe, there are only 6 weeks left in the NBA regular season. It feels like this season just started a month or so ago, but here we are hitting the home stretch. Some have said that the Ramon Sessions trade killed the Cavaliers’ playoff chances, but in all

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Cavaliers Preview Game #8: Nets at Cavs

Cleveland Cavaliers (4-3) vs New Jersey Nets (2-5) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Wednesday, November 10, 2010 7:30 PM EST FSOH/WTAM Tonight the Cleveland Cavaliers attempt to go for 4 straight wins overall and 2 in a row against the New Jersey Nets. Last night, the Cavaliers got what was easily their ugliest win of

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Cavaliers Preview Game #7: Cavs at Nets

Cleveland Cavaliers (3-3) vs New Jersey Nets (2-4) Prudential Center, Newark, NJ Tuesday, November 9, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM The Cleveland Cavaliers finish off their 3 game mini road trip tonight with the front end of a home and home with the New Jersey Nets. After winning their first 2 games this year, the

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2010-11 NBA Blogger Previews – Atlantic Division

Yep, it’s that time of year again already. Once again, CleticsBlog are hosting the annual Blogger Previews for every team in the NBA. How this works is simple, every day a certain NBA team is up and bloggers who write about said team will offer their previews for that team in the upcoming season. Then,

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NBA Free Agency: Wade and Bosh To Miami, but What About LeBron?

The plot is beginning to take shape and the end game of the 2010 free agency situation is starting to come into focus. The question everyone wants to know is, will we be happy or will we be devastated? This morning we might have some more clues to consider. ESPN’s Chris Broussard is reporting that

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David Letterman Has Cleveland’s Back

I don’t normally watch late night talk shows. To be honest, these days, I’m usually in bed before 11:35 pm anyway. So it’s not every night that I watch David Letterman. However, I generally look at the late night shows in the guide and see if there’s going to be an interesting guest on, and

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Cavaliers Preview Game #53: Nets at Cavs

New Jersey Nets (4-46) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (41-11) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Tuesday, February 9, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM The Nets come into this game 42 games under .500 while the Cavaliers are 30 games over .500. I can’t recall the last time I saw a game with 2 teams so distantly separated

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Cavaliers Preview Game #25: Nets at Cavs

New Jersey Nets (2-22) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (17-7) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Tuesday, December 15, 2009 7:00 PM EST NBATV, FSOH/WTAM Remember when LeBron James said he wasn’t going to talk about free agency anymore? So far he’s stuck to it like a champ and we haven’t heard a peep out of him about

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Cavaliers Slow Start Fueling LeBron Rumors

It was bound to happen. Shortly after the buzzer sounded and curtain fell on the Cavaliers’ morose 0-2 start to the season, it was evident that the whispers would be starting the next day. It doesn’t take a genius to understand that the mainstream national media is going to see the Cavs struggle as an

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2009-10 NBA Blogger Previews – Atlantic Division

The month of October means three things: 1) all hope and optimism for the Browns has dissipated, 2)  NBA preseason basketball is here, and 3) CelticsBlog is once again hosting their annual NBA Blogger Previews. We will be doing the Cavaliers preview next Monday, but this week the Atlantic Division was on the clock and

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Cavaliers Preview Game #71: Nets at Cavs

New Jersey Nets (30-40) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (57-13) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Wednesday, March 25, 2009 7:00 PM EST FSNOH/WTAM I wonder if at some point we’ll get tired of writing or reading about all the records that this Cavaliers team keeps breaking. Either way, today is not that day. Today, the Cavaliers go

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Eight In A Row

LeBron James becomes the youngest player in NBA history to reach the 11,000 point mark en route to leading the Cavaliers over the Nets for their eight straight win of the season. Cleveland 106, New Jersey 82 [box] Tuesday night was more of the same for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and for once in this franchise’s

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