Gutsy Celtics rally for stunning win over Cavs

/ May 22, 2017

Gutsy Celtics rally for stunning win over Cavs

Leprechauns are imaginary. Celtic pride is very real. Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned ...

Cavs send Celtics to record loss

/ May 20, 2017

Cavs send Celtics to record loss

An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record. And LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers can still do better. “I believe we’ve got another level, as well,” he said after Cleveland ...

LeBron, Cavaliers manhandle Celts

/ May 18, 2017

LeBron, Cavaliers manhandle Celts

So much for the Cavaliers being rusty. LeBron James embarrassed every defender Boston threw at him and Cleveland picked up where it left off following a long layoff, rolling to a 117-104 victory Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. James ...

Cavaliers itching to get going again

/ May 14, 2017

Cavaliers itching to get going again

Kyrie Irving misses the sounds, the sights, the stress of the NBA Playoffs. The All-Star point guard isn’t the only one. “We’re itching to play,” Irving said. The Cavaliers are still waiting. With Washington and Boston headed to a Game 7 on Monday, Cleveland’s ...

LeBron, Cavaliers complete sweep of Raptors

/ May 8, 2017

LeBron, Cavaliers complete sweep of Raptors

LeBron James and the Cavaliers are headed back to a familiar place after sweeping aside another overmatched opponent. James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and Cleveland swept Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh consecutive trip to ...

Cavs take 3-0 lead on Raptors

/ May 6, 2017

Cavs take 3-0 lead on Raptors

Last year, LeBron James and the Cavaliers had their postseason win streak end in Canada. This time, Cleveland came across the border and kept right on rolling. James scored 35 points, Kevin Love had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the Cavaliers pulled away ...

LeBron leads way as Cavs go up 2-0 on Raptors

/ May 4, 2017

LeBron leads way as Cavs go up 2-0 on Raptors

Unstoppable. Untouchable. Undefeated. Back on the playoff stage, where he’s starred so many times before, LeBron James is making things look easy. James scored 39 points, hopped past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the career playoff scoring list and pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 125-103 ...

Cavaliers finish off Pacers in four

/ Apr 24, 2017

Cavaliers finish off Pacers in four

LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation. On yet another milestone day for basketball’s king, James’ crowning achievement was making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:08 to ...

Huge rally carries Cavs past Pacers

/ Apr 21, 2017

Huge rally carries Cavs past Pacers

LeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history. Win one more at Indiana, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round. James scored 41 points while padding his postseason resume with yet another triple-double, leading defending ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Silver weighs in on teams resting starters

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s board of governors Monday, describing the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games as “an extremely significant issue for our league” and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making ...