LeBron carries Cavaliers in rout of Nets

Apr 1, 2016

LeBron carries Cavaliers in rout of Nets

LeBron James continues to move up the NBA’s career scoring list, but he has more important matters on his mind. James scored 24 points to move into 12th place and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 107-87 on Thursday night. He passed Dominique ...

Lopez leads late charge as Nets run past Cavs

Mar 25, 2016

Lopez leads late charge as Nets run past Cavs

LeBron James was so good for three quarters that the only one who could stop him was his own teammate. The fourth quarter belonged to Brooklyn. Brook Lopez scored 22 points and the Nets blew by James and the Cleveland Cavaliers down the stretch ...

Cavs put aside drama in victory over Bucks

Mar 24, 2016

Cavs put aside drama in victory over Bucks

The only drama was guessing when Kyrie Irving would cut into his birthday cake. After a few strange days, the Cavs got back to business. LeBron James scored 26 points, Kevin Love returned to the lineup to add 24 and Irving celebrated turning 24 ...

Mar 8, 2016

Short-handed Grizzlies pull stunner on Cavs

Tony Allen scored a season-high 26 points and the Memphis Grizzlies, despite playing without four injured starters, shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-103 on Monday night. Vince Carter made four free throws in the final 13.4 seconds to steal the upset by a Memphis team ...

LeBron passes Duncan in victory

Mar 6, 2016

LeBron passes Duncan in victory

LeBron James was touched when Tim Duncan, arguably the best power forward in NBA history, pulled him aside following the 2007 NBA Finals. Although Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs had swept Cleveland, the All-Star center told a young James that the league was ...

LeBron, Cavs hold off Pacers

Mar 1, 2016

LeBron, Cavs hold off Pacers

The rest helped LeBron James. The replay aided the Cavaliers. James scored 33 points after sitting out a game and Tristan Thompson made two huge plays in the final minute, leading Cleveland to a 100-96 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. James ...

LeBron sits out as sluggish Cavaliers fall against Wizards

Feb 29, 2016

LeBron sits out as sluggish Cavaliers fall against Wizards

That the Cleveland Cavaliers would drop a road game against a would-be playoff team while giving LeBron James a rare day off might not be all that surprising to most. Still, trailing by as many as 30 points on the way to a 113-99 ...

Lowry drops 43 on Cavs

Feb 27, 2016

Lowry drops 43 on Cavs

Kyle Lowry had a big smile after capping off a career night by hitting the clinching basket in the closing seconds. Lowry finished with a career-best 43 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 99-97 Friday night. “My first ...

Feb 24, 2016

Hotel apologizes after Irving bitten by bed bugs

Hilton Hotels apologized Tuesday after Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving said he was bitten by bed bugs during a weekend stay in downtown Oklahoma City. Irving played just nine minutes on Sunday in a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team blamed flu-like ...

Kobe, LeBron share spotlight for last time as Cavs triumph

Feb 11, 2016

Kobe, LeBron share spotlight for last time as Cavs triumph

With 20,000 fans roaring, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hugged and seemed to be in a world of their own. One on one. “It was just a lot of mutual respect,” James said of the embrace. “Sometimes what is known doesn’t need to be ...

Bradley lifts Celtics with last-second 3

Feb 6, 2016

Bradley lifts Celtics with last-second 3

Once he got control of the ball and let his shot fly, Avery Bradley prepared to get mobbed. The Celtics had pulled off the improbable. Bradley made a 3-pointer from the corner at the horn to give Boston a stunning 104-103 win over the ...

LeBron rejects 'coach killer' tag

Jan 28, 2016

LeBron rejects 'coach killer' tag

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer. Widely criticized in basketball circles for a perception that he pushed for Cleveland’s front office to fire David Blatt last week, James said the criticism that he undercuts coaches is unfair. “But what can I ...