Jul 20, 2015

NBA stars prepare to investigate league claims

NBA commissioner Adam Silver insists a “significant number” of teams are losing money. But several players waking the red carpet Sunday night at the National Basketball Players Association’s Players Awards insist they need to see proof before they believe Silver’s claim. “I’ve got to ...

LeBron signs two-year contract with Cavs

Jul 11, 2015

LeBron signs two-year contract with Cavs

The Cavaliers can exhale for another year. They’ve got LeBron James’ signature on a contract. The four-time MVP, who brought the Cavs back from irrelevancy to the brink of an NBA championship this season, signed his two-year, $47 million deal on Friday. The commitment ...

Jul 10, 2015

James, Cavaliers agree to two-year contract

There was no need for a heartfelt letter this summer. LeBron James isn’t going anywhere. This decision was easy. Just shy of the one-year anniversary of his celebrated homecoming, James agreed to terms on a two-year, $47 million contract, two people familiar with the ...

LeBron opts out of deal to become free agent

Jun 29, 2015

LeBron opts out of deal to become free agent

For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent. The difference this time is he has no plans to move again. The Cleveland Cavaliers star will not exercise a $21.6 million option on his contract for next season, a ...

Cavs pick up Mozgov's 2016 option

Jun 24, 2015

Cavs pick up Mozgov's 2016 option

The Cavaliers have made their first, and easiest, move of the summer. As expected, the team picked up the $5 million option on center Timofey Mozgov’s contract for next season on Tuesday. There was never a doubt the Cavs would bring back the 216-cm ...

Curry, Warriors overcome LeBron to move to brink of NBA title

Jun 15, 2015

Curry, Warriors overcome LeBron to move to brink of NBA title

Stephen Curry came off a screen, dribbled behind his back and crossed over Matthew Dellavedova. He stepped back and swished a 3-pointer, then pounded his chest and pointed to the roof, seemingly controlling the sellout crowd of 19,596 on his fingertips. One more win ...

LeBron says bench needs action

Jun 13, 2015

LeBron says bench needs action

LeBron James says the weary Cleveland Cavaliers could use more playing time for reserves who have seldom seen playoff action now that the NBA Finals are at a crucial stage. The best-of-seven series against Golden State is level at 2-2 with Game 5 on ...

Warriors shut down LeBron, rout Cavaliers to even series

Jun 12, 2015

Warriors shut down LeBron, rout Cavaliers to even series

Golden State held LeBron James scoreless in the fourth quarter and pulled away for a 103-82 win at Cleveland on Thursday to tie the NBA Finals at 2-2. Andre Iguodala scored 22 points in a surprise start, league MVP Stephen Curry also had 22, ...

LeBron, Cavaliers try to recover after epic Game 2 victory

Jun 9, 2015

LeBron, Cavaliers try to recover after epic Game 2 victory

Once LeBron James tied up the NBA Finals with another one of his virtuoso postseason performances, his legs were in knots. He needed ice, treatment and rest. He wasn’t the only one. After a pair of entertaining, exhausting, drama-filled overtime games at Golden State, ...