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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

LeBron, Irving combine to sink Mavs

Jan 13, 2016

LeBron, Irving combine to sink Mavs

Kyrie Irving was headed toward Cleveland’s locker room when he was greeted exuberantly by general manager David Griffin. “You might stick in this league,” Griffin told the fourth-year player from Duke. Irving scored 22 points with some big 3-pointers, including one in overtime after ...

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, ...

Irving makes season debut in rout

Dec 21, 2015

Irving makes season debut in rout

As Kyrie Irving dressed following his first game in six months, LeBron James turned on some music. With Chris Brown’s “Picture Me Rollin’ ” filling the locker room, Irving, James and Iman Shumpert bobbed their heads in unison and did some small dance moves. ...

Injured Irving out for rest of NBA Finals

Jun 6, 2015

Injured Irving out for rest of NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has a fractured left kneecap and will have surgery that rules him out of the rest of the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers said Friday that an MRI exam at Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic revealed the injury and that Irving’s ...

Warriors get by Cavaliers in OT thriller

Jun 5, 2015

Warriors get by Cavaliers in OT thriller

After an eight-day break, the NBA’s top teams and biggest stars put on quite a show. Only one kept it up for 53 minutes. And only one survived without a serious injury. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight assists, and the Golden State ...

LeBron's 38 carries Cavaliers past Bulls

May 13, 2015

LeBron's 38 carries Cavaliers past Bulls

With the “Big 3″ reduced to the “Banged-Up 2,” LeBron James again showed why he’s Cleveland’s one and only. James scored 38 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and the Cavaliers held off Chicago’s charge in the fourth quarter for a 106-101 victory over the ...

Clippers overwhelm Spurs

Apr 20, 2015

Clippers overwhelm Spurs

Blake Griffin accelerated through the paint and threw down a vicious dunk right on Aron Baynes’ head in the third quarter. A few minutes later, Griffin did it again to the same poor San Antonio center. After three years of early-round failures, the Los ...

Cavs put on clinic against Grizzlies

Mar 26, 2015

Cavs put on clinic against Grizzlies

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent dominance carried over to a trouncing of one of the best teams in the Western Conference. The Cavaliers built a 29-point lead in the third quarter, maintained the cushion through the fourth and defeated Memphis 111-89 on Wednesday night, handing ...