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How The Injuries Out West Affect The Cleveland Cavaliers Path To An NBA Championship

“This is what we get for doubting the basketball god’s love for the Golden State Warriors.” Steph Curry goes down for the count, seeing at least two weeks off with a Grade 1 MCL Sprain and suddenly all of LA feels like this might just be the year. I was contracted to write a big […]
Via Cavs Nation
9 hours ago

NBA Playoffs: Overconfidence a Small Concern for Cavs

The NBA Playoffs have been on pause for the Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans. Could overconfidence be a problem for the team? With the NFL Draft in full swing and the Cavs on their long layoff, we have all gotten a break for the action. We are itching for more, how about you? Everything we […] NBA Playoffs: Overconfidence a Small Concern for Cavs - King James Gospel - King James...
Via King James Gospel
15 hours ago

WITNESSing Greatness: LeBron Passes Barkley, Pippen and Kobe in Playoffs

LeBron James keeps doing amazing things and passing other All-Time Greats in the process. As the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the tough and pesky Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 2016 NBA playoffs, LeBron James also dusted off some legends along the way. Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen, and Kobe Bryant are three of the […] WITNESSing Greatness: LeBron Passes Barkley, Pippen...
Via King James Gospel
18 hours ago

Hawks get another playoff shot at King James and Cavaliers

ATLANTA (AP) A year ago, Atlanta's magical season ended with a resounding sweep by Cleveland in the Eastern Conference final. Now, the Hawks have another shot at LeBron James and the Cavaliers. Feeling confident after an opening-round victory over Boston, the Hawks returned to practice Saturday to begin preparations for the best-of-seven series. Game 1 is Monday night in Cleveland...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers’ Extended Minutes Haven’t Hurt Them in Playoffs

The NBA Playoffs have been a little underwhelming. Did the Cleveland Cavaliers hurt themselves in playing big minutes? To sum up the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs so far: injuries, injuries, more injuries, and everyone under the sun criticizing the Cleveland Cavaliers. What are they criticizing the Cavaliers for this time? Because instead […] Cavaliers’ Extended Minutes...
Via King James Gospel
1 day ago

Despite Being Head Coach, Tyronn Lue Is Still Getting Assistant Coach Money

When Tyronn Lue was hired by the Cleveland Cavaliers to become the associate head coach of David Blatt, he was granted a four-year $6.5 million contract making him the league’s highest paid assistant. RELATED: Tyronn Lue Vouches For Former Cavs Coach David Blatt After Recent Interview With Knicks, lakers A finals appearance and a stronghold […]
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

Tyronn Lue is still working on old assistant deal

Despite being head coach, Tyronn Lue is still working on the deal he signed as an assistant. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue has yet to sign a new deal since being promoted to head coach. Per ESPN's Dave McMenamin, Lue is working under the deal he signed when he became the Cavaliers' assistant head coach prior to last season. When he promoted to head coach after Dave...
Via Fear The Sword
2 days ago

Cavs coach Lue believes David Blatt deserves another chance

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue would like to see his former boss, David Blatt, get another NBA job. Blatt was fired in January despite a 30-11 record and replaced by Lue, who guided Cleveland to the top seed in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday, Blatt interviewed with the New York Knicks, a person with knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyrie Irving is Pretty Awesome at the Running Man Challenge

Kyrie Irving is known for his quick handles, slick footwork and drives to the basket. A recent video posted to Instagram shows that the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard has pretty great moves off the court too. RELATED: Rutgers Football Team Turns Drill Into Running Man Challenge Before the Cavs practice on Tuesday, "My Boo" by the Ghost Town DJs came on. You know what that...
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins: Kings would be playoff team with Michael Malone

DeMarcus Cousins is not shy about placing the blame for another disappointing Sacramento Kings season on George Karl. In an interview with Carmichael Dave on KHTK 1140 in Sacramento Thursday, Cousins said he believes the Kings would be a playoff team had they not fired Michael Malone at the start of last season. DeMarcus Cousins said the Kings would be a playoff team if Michael...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers making most of long break between playoff rounds

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Kyrie Irving's freakish knee injury in the NBA Finals last year taught him a valuable lesson about what it takes to get through a postseason. ''A lot of luck,'' he said. One year after medical misfortune sabotaged their title hopes, the Cavaliers, unlike the Golden State Warriors, are relatively healthy as they wait to find out if they'll play Boston or...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bieber wears personalized jersey, picks Cavs to win title

Justin Bieber wears a lot of different jerseys and while many teams and fans of those teams try to claim the singers fandom, he seems to keep his diehard allegiances at a distance and prefers to appreciate many teams. Because the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Detroit Pistons, a potential scheduling conflict between the Cavs and Bieber was avoided and Bieber was able to have his...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Bieber wears LeBron James jersey

Cleveland Cavaliers fans are not going to be happy when they read this article. Justin Bieber, who is known for putting curses on teams when he predicts they’ll win or roots for them (Conor McGregor, Clippers last season), rocked a LeBron James jersey during his Purpose Tour which stopped in Cleveland on Tuesday night. Cavs got some support @justinbieber says he thinks @kingjames...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Is Tyronn Lue for real?

In his first playoff series as a head coach, Tyronn Lue guided the Cleveland Cavaliers to a playoff sweep. A majority of people are giving most of the credit to LeBron James since he is the absolute GOAT of the postseason 1st round. That doesn’t mean you should overlook Lue’s coaching performance though. The man displayed some serious poise and intelligence. So much so that some...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Better on the road, JR Smith or Kyrie Irving?

The Cleveland Cavaliers marched into Detroit last weekend and took care of business. For the second straight season, Cleveland swept their first round opponent. This is business as usual for LeBron James. He has now swept his first round opponent for a remarkable 4th straight season, dating back to his days with the Heatles. For the rest of the squad, they are enjoying this recent...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyrie Irving taunts Pistons fans after Cavs sweep

Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers emerged victorious from the Palace of Auburn Hills with a 100-98 victory on Sunday and swept the Pistons. Irving wanted to make sure Pistons fans knew that their team had been eliminated, and he let them know on the court after the game. “Bye bye!” Irving taunted. Irving took a page out of Russell Westbrook’s book with this gesture...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving gives Cavs hope

With all the drama this season, many have assumed that the Cleveland Cavaliers will probably come up short in their quest for the first-ever NBA championship for the franchise this year, barring a monster performance from Lebron and some lucky breaks. Well, that still may be true, but the sudden resurgence of Kyrie Irving plus the excellent play by Kevin Love may be changing that...
Via The Scores Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith is the X-factor for the Cleveland Cavaliers

With their win last night the Cleveland Cavaliers took a commanding 3-0 lead in their opening series against the Detroit Pistons. The big three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love have done their jobs so far, combining to score 81, 65 and 66 points in the first three games. Against an overmatched Pistons team this kind of production is expected but as they move into the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: NC State Guard Dennis Smith Jr.’s Recovering Knee Looks Fine Doing This Dunk

NC State guard Dennis Smith graduated early and joined the Wolfpack program this winter as he continued his recovery from a torn left ACL he suffered last summer. The five-star recruit seems to have made tremendous progress based on the video he posted on Twitter last night. This is for all the fans that waited… pic.twitter.com/TsaiQY3UA9 — Dennis Smith Jr. (@Jhooper_3) April...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barkley to LeBron: Stop painting your hair, use Rogaine

The NBA recently approved a three-year pilot program to test out placing advertisements on players’ jerseys starting in 2017, and Charles Barkley thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers should make a deal with Rogaine. Do you really need to ask why? During Tuesday’s edition of “Inside the NBA,” Barkley hinted that Rogaine would be a great advertising partner for the Cavs because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye on Cavs: “I love our chemistry…we’ve grown a lot”

As tends to happen when a team fires their head coach midway through the season, headlines around the Cleveland Cavaliers and chemistry have focused more on dysfunction of sub-tweets, un-follows, and not having “fun.” Channing Frye looks to change the narrative as he speaks out about how close he feels the 2015-2016 Cavs squad really is. Forward Channing Frye may not have played...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleveland Cavaliers Play Hot Potato With the Basketball. It's Beautiful

In Game 1 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Detroit Pistons 106-101. The game was a lot closer than the Cavs would have preferred, but their superiority was visible in spurts throughout the game, especially in the fourth quarter. RELATED: San Antonio Spurs Put on a Beautiful Passing Clinic Down 5 with 10 minutes to go, on one possession...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘There will be changes’ if Cavaliers do not win NBA title

It’s no surprise, but if the Cleveland Cavaliers don’t bring home an NBA title in 2016, expect some significant changes. Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical appeared on Friday’s edition of the Dan Patrick Show, and he confirmed that heads will roll if the Cavaliers fall short for a second year in a row. “If they don’t win, there are going to be scapegoats,” Wojnarowski...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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