LeBron, Love help Cavs crush Raptors, take 3-2 series lead

May 26, 2016

LeBron, Love help Cavs crush Raptors, take 3-2 series lead

Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable. Just rude. They roughed up the visiting Raptors again. LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference ...

Cavs sweep past Hawks to reach conference finals

May 9, 2016

Cavs sweep past Hawks to reach conference finals

Cleveland’s Big Three is on quite a roll. Two playoff series, two sweeps. Now, the Cavaliers get to rest up for the Eastern Conference finals. Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James knocked down a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go, and Kyrie ...

Frye shines as Cavs go up 3-0 on Hawks

May 7, 2016

Frye shines as Cavs go up 3-0 on Hawks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving had their usual stellar performances. Kevin Love came up big, too. But when Channing Frye turned in the best playoff game of his career, the Atlanta Hawks didn’t have a chance. Frye scored 27 points and the Cavaliers kept ...

Full-strength Cavs beat feisty Pistons

Apr 18, 2016

Full-strength Cavs beat feisty Pistons

LeBron James isn’t all alone. One year after he carried the Cavaliers as far as he could in the postseason, James once again has Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love by his side. Cleveland’s Big 3 is playoff healthy again. Irving scored 31 points in ...

Cavaliers still no match for Warriors

Dec 26, 2015

Cavaliers still no match for Warriors

Even when all those long-range shots aren’t falling like usual, the defending champion Golden State Warriors showed they are quite comfortable grinding out wins. Draymond Green had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Warriors got defensive in their NBA Finals rematch against Cleveland, ...

LeBron powers Cavaliers in routine victory

Dec 16, 2015

LeBron powers Cavaliers in routine victory

No apologies. No retaliation. Just another Cleveland victory. LeBron James scored 24 points and Kevin Love returned to Boston to score 20, with eight rebounds, on Tuesday night, helping the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 89-77 in an uneventful rematch of last season’s bruising — ...

Love decides to stay put with Cavs

Jul 2, 2015

Love decides to stay put with Cavs

Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix. The first full day of NBA free agency featured skyrocketing salaries and a flurry of moves, though no decision yet from LaMarcus Aldridge. Players and teams agreed to ...

Injured Love expects to be back in Cleveland next season

Jun 1, 2015

Injured Love expects to be back in Cleveland next season

The pain in Kevin Love’s surgically repaired left shoulder has become manageable. Now the Cleveland forward is dealing with a different ache — the sting of sitting and watching the NBA Finals. Knocked out of his first postseason in the opening round by injury, ...

Lillard steals show in win over Thunder

Dec 24, 2014

Lillard steals show in win over Thunder

In a matchup of star Western Conference point guards, Portland’s Damian Lillard made the big shots and Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook didn’t. Lillard scored 40 points, making a tying 3-pointer with three seconds left in regulation, and the Trail Blazers rallied from a 13-point, ...

New-look Cavs eye shot at title

Sep 27, 2014

New-look Cavs eye shot at title

LeBron James threw his right arm around Kevin Love and rested the other on Kyrie Irving’s shoulder. They laughed, smiled and posed for photos — together. And that’s how they plan to win an NBA championship. The trio of All-Stars, aligned this summer to ...