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 ...

Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

Jan 24, 2016

Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

They changed coaches. Everything else about the Cavaliers looked the same. And as if they don’t have enough problems, new coach Tyronn Lue said they’re out of shape. Lue didn’t make much of a difference in his coaching debut for Cleveland, as Pau Gasol ...

Cavs fire Blatt in shocking move

Jan 23, 2016

Cavs fire Blatt in shocking move

Even after wins, and there were a bunch of them, the Cavaliers didn’t celebrate. Everything was too easy for them, way too easy. Loaded with talent, they’re lacking chemistry and cohesion. A championship roster without championship heart. David Blatt took the fall. The second-year ...

Warriors steamroll Cavs in rematch of NBA Finals

Jan 19, 2016

Warriors steamroll Cavs in rematch of NBA Finals

Stephen Curry didn’t smell champagne. Blood was in the air. Curry scored 35 points in three quarters, Andre Iguodala added 20 and Golden State returned to the arena where it won the NBA championship last season and embarrassed the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-98 on Monday ...

Spurs stretch home streak to 32 with victory over Cavs

Jan 15, 2016

Spurs stretch home streak to 32 with victory over Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers gave San Antonio another tense test at home before the Spurs rose up on defense for what they deemed their biggest win of the season. Tony Parker had 24 points and San Antonio used a furious start to the fourth quarter ...

Jan 15, 2016

LeBron to produce, appear in reality TV show

LeBron James will co-produce and appear in a reality TV series called “Cleveland Hustles.” James and his close friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, are producing the series that will debut this summer on CNBC. James also will make some cameo appearances. On the ...

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 ...

LeBron dazzles as Cavs beat Sixers

Jan 11, 2016

LeBron dazzles as Cavs beat Sixers

The 76ers put up a fight. LeBron James put on a show. James raised the roof, then lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight win, 95-85 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. He tied a season high with 37 points and pushed ...

LeBron's group drops Manziel

Jan 7, 2016

LeBron's group drops Manziel

LeBron James and his business partners will no longer work with Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. A spokesman for James said the sides mutually agreed to end their relationship, which began shortly after Manziel was drafted into the NFL. Cleveland.com first reported that James’ LRMR ...

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. ...