Lakers to interview Frank Vogel for coaching vacancy

Basketball / NBA May 10, 2019

Lakers to interview Frank Vogel for coaching vacancy

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to quickly rebound in their head coaching search after failing to land Tyronn Lue. A person familiar with the search said former Indiana and Orlando coach Frank Vogel will be interviewed for the opening. The person spoke to The ...

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

Basketball / NBA Dec 7, 2017

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

The play is called "Chicago," named after a game-winning shot LeBron James made in the playoffs to beat the Bulls. It worked like a charm again in Cleveland. James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cavaliers tied a ...

Cavaliers expect Thomas won't be able to play until January

Basketball / NBA Sep 26, 2017

Cavaliers expect Thomas won't be able to play until January

With every passing day, Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas feels more like himself. "I'm getting stronger," he said. The All-Star point guard, acquired from the Celtics this summer, has made progress with his hip injury, and the Cavaliers expect him to be playing games by January. After doing ...

Cavs reward Lue with multiyear extension

Basketball / NBA Jul 26, 2016

Cavs reward Lue with multiyear extension

Along with a sparkling diamond ring, Tyronn Lue's getting another reward for an NBA title. Cleveland's easygoing coach has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the deal told AP. Lue, who took over when David Blatt was fired ...

Lowry, DeRozan shine as Raptors get even

Basketball / NBA May 24, 2016

Lowry, DeRozan shine as Raptors get even

A series that once looked lopsided is now even. Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 in Game 4 ...

LeBron rejects 'coach killer' tag

Basketball / NBA 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 do about ...

Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

Basketball / NBA 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 scored 25 ...

Cavs fire Blatt in shocking move

Basketball / NBA 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 coach, who guided ...