Have a Good Night, Everybody: Warriors-Cavaliers, Game 6, Behind the Box Score

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Golden State Warriors 105 Cleveland Cavaliers 97 Box Score Warriors win NBA Finals, 4-2 In the hours before Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, it started to set in. It was already there, but as the sun set and tipoff drew nearer, it became more pronounced. The tingles in the fingers. The restlessness in the

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Cavalier Film Room: Riffing Off LeBron and Narrow Margins

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Prepare yourselves, Cavs fans. Game 6 is going to be an absolute brawl to scratch and claw the Cavaliers to a Friday night date with a Game 7 in Oakland. Despite all of the gloom and doom, someone was going to be leading this series 3-2 after five games in all likelihood. Despite the uncharacteristic

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Video: Three reasons to still have hope in the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Obviously there are more than three reasons to have hope for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but I decided to highlight just three. The Cavaliers lost a tough Game 4 in Cleveland and have to head to Oracle Arena for Game 5. The odds are stacked against the Cavaliers, but the odds have been stacked against them

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The Cavs won a Finals game! plus Spotify, Twitter and Disney – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-09

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Jeff Nomina changes his twitter name too much. I think he’s SportsNom now, so go search him out and find him. He’s also a really fun guy to chat with about sports and life and culture and stuff, so we did that. Here’s what we talked about.   Jeff Nomina changes his name a lot

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The Grit Squad: Cavaliers-Warriors Game 2, Behind The Box Score

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Cleveland Cavaliers 95 Golden State Warriors 93 Box Score NBA Finals series tied at 1-1 In the most Cleveland of Cleveland ways, the Cavaliers won their first NBA Finals game in franchise history. It wasn’t supposed to happen. No, certainly not with all of the injuries. Not on the road. Not against the greatest team

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The Night That Would Be Ours

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This was our night. You could just feel it. The Indians, playing much better baseball of late, jumped out in front of the red-hot Kansas City Royals 4-0 early. The middle of the order power threat Brandon Moss would go deep and one of the Tribe’s four horsemen, Trevor Bauer, was once again looking dominant.

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Storm Clouds: Cavaliers-Warriors Game 1, Behind the Box Score

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Cleveland Cavaliers 100 Golden State Warriors 108 Box Score Warriors lead series, 1-0 Driving home after work Thursday evening, I felt more forlorn about the NBA Finals than I had at any point leading up to Game 1. Dark clouds were moving over downtown Cleveland, and the imagery was too obvious to ignore: our sunny days were

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Know Your Foe: Draymond Green, Heart and Soul

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The Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals facing one of the best offenses in the league, with MVP Stephen Curry as Golden State Warriors’ top player. Just guarding the sharpshooting Curry will be a tall task, as WFNY’s Will Gibson wrote on Monday. Curry is obviously the team’s best and most important player, but the Warriors look

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Everything you need to know about the Cavs and future salaries

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We get a lot of questions. From our comment section, from Twitter, from emails, from everywhere. And in the past – as evidenced in July with a Kevin Love trade explainer – we’ve compiled some of those questions into FAQ posts. Recently, we’ve been getting a bunch of questions about the Cleveland Cavaliers and their future

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Make Way for the Bad Guys

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So are the Cleveland Cavaliers the bad guys of the NBA now? It wasn’t enough to have LeBron James, the biggest baddest big bad in basketball. Now their play is defined by an undrafted Aussie who only stuck in the league because he never hesitated to dive into the muckiest of on-court muck? Now their

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Cavalier Film Room: Grounding the Hawks with Defense

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The final score rarely tells the entire story, but the Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals due in large part to their late-game defensive effort and execution. In the final eight minutes of the game, they secured several key stops, any one of which not occurring could have flipped this game

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The Magnificent Seven: Game 2 Cavs vs. Hawks Behind The Box Score

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A split was what they needed, but the Cleveland Cavaliers doubled down on their work in Atlanta to take a 2-0 series lead against the Hawks. They did it with LeBron James leading the attack as always. Without Kyrie Irving, they connected on 12 three pointers, running away with it in the third quarter and

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LeBron, Kyrie, and Tristan amongst Conference Finals best

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With the Cleveland Cavaliers starting their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night, Jason McIntyre from The Big Lead released the names of his ten best players in the NBA’s Conference Finals. Three Cleveland players highlight the list, which is the second most of the four remaining teams (Golden State has four). The Cavaliers

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LeBron’s words ring true in Cavaliers playoff run

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1, 2, 3: Hard work … 4, 5, 6: Together! These were the words in the Nike preseason commercial featuring LeBron James, his Cavalier teammates, and the city of Cleveland. LeBron led a huddle consisting of the entire city, with thousands of voices echoing his powerful words. As luck (and timely advertising) would have it, this

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Video: Kyrie Irving confirms that LeBron James is not his father

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Lest there be any confusion, LeBron James is decidedly not the father of teammate Kyrie Irving. Asked on Monday if James has been a “father” to he and his Cleveland Cavalier teammates, Kyrie Irving wasn’t about to play into metaphors and storybook narratives despite the four-time MVP’s leadership role. “Honestly, I don’t know how to

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Motors never stop in driving the Cavs into Eastern Conference Finals

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“Obviously we don’t get this win without 13 and 17 from this guy [pointing at Thompson] and 19 [pointing at Dellavedova] and just how in-tuned they were from the start,” declares LeBron James about the importance of Tristan Thompson and Matthew Dellavedova to the Cleveland Cavaliers in their Game 6 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

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Watch: The best Vines of Matthew Dellavedova’s season

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To celebrate the impact that Matthew Dellavedova has had in the playoffs thus far, we felt it was appropriate to take a look down memory lane and revisit the second-year guard’s season. And there was only one way to do so appropriately: Through six-second videos known as Vines. Let’s go in chronological order for the full

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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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Role players come up big for Cavaliers in Game 2

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The Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 106-91 on Wednesday, evening up their series at one game apiece. The Cavs hit the Bulls with a fast start and kept their foot on the pedal for the rest of the game, maintaining a double-digit lead for most of the contest. LeBron James was super aggressive, taking control of

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Crown the King: Cavs vs. Bulls Game 2: Behind the Box Score

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Chicago Bulls – 91 Cleveland Cavaliers – 106 Series Tied at 1-1  Box Score It’s been a turbulent, eventful year for Cavs fans; a year fraught with action and tabloid fodder: But it hasn’t always been filled with drama. Basketball season is long — 82 games long, to be exact (in the regular season), with

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