Cleveland Cavaliers Win First Game of Crucial Stretch

David Richard, USA TODAY Sports

Teams often have a span or two that come to mark decisive tide-turning points in the season. Fans can look back at those moments and recall, “Ahh, that’s when it all came together,” or, “Aww, that’s when it all went to hell.” These stretches of games usually become a virtually indistinguishable series of occurrences where

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GIFs: Kyrie Irving’s incredible layups from Thursday’s win over the Knicks

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Kyrie Irving almost single-handedly took down the New York Knicks in front of a national audience on Thursday night. We know he scored 37 points on just 18 shots, but we also know that not all points are created equal. In Irving’s incredible run of highly efficient play, he’s mixed in an array of highlight

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LeBron James and the Cavaliers home opener – WFNY Podcast – 2014-10-31

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Brian Spaeth and Craig Lyndall were both at the Cavaliers’ home opener against the New York Knicks. This is their account of the experience of being downtown for this monumental moment in Cleveland sports history. LeBron played a basketball game and it didn’t matter The concert on East 4th street Usher’s National Anthem and the

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NBA Trade Rumor: Cavaliers ‘shopping’ Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly “shopping” second-year guard Dion Waiters, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. He later expanded upon his initial tweet with an article over at ESPN.com. The rumor comes prior to tonight’s showdown against the two-time defending champs from Miami. Broussard reports, via a source, that the Cavs have spoken with the Chicago

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Win Cavs tickets by listening to this podcast – WFNY Podcast – 2013-03-28

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Scott and I talked about the Cavs and the Browns and all their new moves in the media. We talked about Joe Banner and the rest too. Most importantly, we’re trying to give away tickets to a Cavs game. In order to win those tickets, you need to email craig at waitingfornextyear.com with the subject

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NBA Rumor: Cavs Among Teams That Have Interviewed Bill Walker

Forward Bill Walker is the latest correspondent for HoopsHype, and he shares his experience in the first of his free agent blog posts: This is Bill Walker, formerly of the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks. I’m a free agent now and will blog about my experiences this summer here at HoopsHype. Hope you find

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Cavalier Tidbits As The Season Winds Down

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A sect of Cavalier fans would like their favorite NBA team to cut the engines for the rest of the season right about now (this writer has at least one foot in on that proposition). The Cavaliers were having none of that, however, as they soundly defeated the New York Knicks for the tenth straight

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Box Score: Cavaliers 98, Knicks 90

I’m betting this version of the New York Knicks would prefer to never enter Quicken Loans Arena again. The Knicks lost their 10th straight in The Q as the Cavaliers looked much more focused and determined against a playoff team that had plenty more to lose. Kyrie Irving shook some rust off and finished with

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Cavaliers Head to NY to Face Jeremy Lin and the Surging Knicks

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Let’s be honest, this is the matchup everyone’s been waiting for, right? Kyrie Irving vs the PG who puts the Lin in Linsanity. That’s right, the Cleveland Cavaliers (13-19, 10th in the East) travel to “basketball mecca” to take on the Jeremy Lin and the New York Knickerbockers (17-18, 7th in the East). The Cavaliers

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Super Bowl Box Score: New York Giants 21, New England Patriots 17

Your Super Bowl MVP- Eli Manning. Scoring Summary 1st Quarter NYG – NE 8:52 New York Giants NYG SAF Safety 2 – 0 3:24 New York Giants NYG TD Eli Manning passed to Victor Cruz down the middle for 2 yard gain (Lawrence Tynes made PAT) 9 – 0 2nd Quarter NYG – NE 13:48

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Anderson Varejao, All-Star?

The last time the New York Knicks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers at home was November 29, 2006. Anderson Varejao was not about to let that date be usurped by one considerably more recent. Recording his ninth double-double of the season in a 10-point win over the Knicks on Wednesday evening, the man whom Clevelander’s endear

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WFNY Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2011: #9 – Key Cavalier Wins

As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last three years, WFNY will take a look at what we view to be the 10 biggest sports stories affecting our local sports scene. Each day through the rest of the year, we will be counting down from 10 to one. Just missing

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Bill Simmons Says “The Decision” Worked

Bill Simmons used his recently launched venture, Grantland, to deliver an article about how “The Decision” was the best thing that has happened to the NBA in 15 years.  No. Really.  He used his new venture on Grantland, where it is supposedly not merely about driving traffic and hits, to proclaim that an event that

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Cavs’ Fan Guide to the NBA Playoffs

Over the weekend when I wasn’t watching the Tribe sweep the Orioles, I was checking out the NBA playoffs.  I saw on Twitter that some of the rest of you were doing the same and it got me thinking.  There were many theories about how to root in the playoffs in order to best represent

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Scott Credits Defense, Rebounding For Cavs’ Recent Success

The last three weeks have been an odd sight for Cleveland Cavaliers fans this season, as the team has suddenly reeled off three wins in the past five games. When asked after Friday night’s 115-109 victory over the New York Knicks about what has been the key to this mild success, head coach Byron Scott

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Cavs 115, Knicks 109: No Defense, No Problem for Cleveland

These Cleveland Cavaliers have quite the knack for the theatrical this season, as evidenced by a 115-109 victory over the New York Knicks Friday night. Two days after another depressing defeat at the hands of the Houston Rockets, the Cavs responded with authority in the surprising upset victory. J.J. Hickson, Ramon Sessions and Antawn Jamison

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Byron Scott Really Doesn’t Like Today’s NBA Player

There is no denying that Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott is of the “old school” variety.  While he hasn’t confiscated a child’s ball that just so happened to end up in his back yard (that we know of), Scott has hinted many of times that he misses his era of the NBA. Throughout the season,

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The NBA is Broken: Superteams, Perspectives, and Britney Spears

(Buckle in folks. This is going to be a long one.  (Over 2300 words.)  In my head, it is all part of a cohesive thought encompassing most of professional sports. Hopefully at the end, you will agree. Now, where to begin?) I got into a conversation over the weekend on Twitter with Jason McIntyre who

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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 Trade Rumors: Shaq to Atlanta, or New York, or…

With the Cavaliers looking to improve the current roster and being armed with little in terms of leverage against their peers, Shaquille O’Neal continues to have his name floated about the rumor mill as he appears destined to play anywhere outside of Cleveland, Ohio.  Brian Windhorst of The Plain Dealer has mentioned Shaq in rumored

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