J.R. Smith allegedly involved in New York choking incident

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Ready for one of the more bizarrely penned police blotter stories?

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No Sleeves: Knicks-Cavaliers, Behind the Box Score

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New York Knicks (2-3) 86 Cleveland Cavaliers (4-1) 96 Box Score The Cleveland Cavaliers started slowly on Wednesday night, making it two straight games in which they were less than magnificent in the first quarter after sleepwalking through Monday’s first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers. The New York Knicks jumped to an 11-2 lead, looking

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Video: Watch JR Smith’s reverse alley-oop against New York

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JR Smith and Iman Shumpert returned to New York for the first time since being dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers. While the two played a large role in the Cavs’ eventual 101-83 thumping of the Knicks (combining for 21 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists) no play will be watched more than the fourth-quarter alley-oop

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LeBron James should make New York his final stop?

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Does anyone know where the NBA All-Star game was held? I couldn’t figure it out, what with the thirty-seven different songs about New York warbling out of the mouth of an ever-voluptuous Christina Aguilera. Concrete jungle never sleeps where dreams are made of you can make it anywhere state of mind. We get it. New

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WFNY Stats & Info: J.R. Smith is taking a ton of threes

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J.R. Smith has now played 10 games in the Wine & Gold for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In those 10 games, he has attempted a stunning 85 three-point shots. Quickly, Smith is climbing up the franchise’s all-time leaderboard in long-distance shot attempts. From the great research database of Basketball-Reference.com, here’s where Smith currently stands. Warning: The

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Watch Iman Shumpert shut down Derrick Rose

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Whenever a Cleveland team acquires a player and you don’t know a ton about him, you want to do some research. When I was searching out Iman Shumpert I came across this highlight of an Easter NBA game between the Knicks and Bulls where Shumpert’s assignment was to guard Derrick Rose for an entire game. Obviously,

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Video: Tim Legler says Cavs upgraded with Waiters trade

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It’s obviously hard to figure out how it’s all going to work out in the end, but you could have said the same thing with any lineup featuring Dion Waiters. Tim Legler of ESPN talks about the dynamics of the Cavaliers now that the trade has been made. He says that Iman Shumpert should take

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Cleveland Cavaliers Win First Game of Crucial Stretch

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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


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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