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CLEVELAND -- The Chicago Bulls haven't lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in more than two calendar years. They extended their winning streak over the Cavs to 10 consecutive games with a 95-85 decision Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs' last win in the series was March 19, 2010. The Central Division-leading Bulls (9-8) were playing without their starting backcourt of Derrick Rose and Richard Hamilton. However, that didn't matter. Chicago received strong efforts from point guard Kirk Hinrich (11 points, game-high eight assists) and shooting guard Marco Belinelli (game-high 23 points). The Cavs (4-15) narrowed the deficit to 64-59 with 1 minute, 51 seconds left in the third quarter. Hinrich scored six points in the remainder of the quarter as the Bulls stretched their lead to 72-63 entering the fourth. All five Chicago starters scored in double figures. Small forward Luol Deng finished with 22 points and seven rebounds. Power forward Carlos Boozer, a form...
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The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled forward Kevin Jones from the Canton Charge.
Jones has appeared in five games for the Charge this season, averaging 23.6 points (third in the league), 12.6 rebounds (third in the league) and 1.4 steals in 41.0 minutes (fourth in the league). He has four double-doubles on the season.
An undrafted rookie out of West Virginia, Jones was signed to...
Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott forced the team's three rookies to carry around dolls in strollers before Wednesday's game against the Bulls.
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says veteran guard Richard Hamilton could miss two weeks because of a foot injury.
Hamilton sustained a left plantar fascia tear in Saturday's game against Philadelphia and didn't play in Tuesday's loss to Indiana. Thibodeau said before Wednesday night's game against Cleveland that Hamilton, who is averaging 13.9 points, will probably...
If you didn’t already know, Joakim Noah grew up in NY and naturally he was a Knicks fan. And consequently, he hated the Bulls. Off to a career best start averaging 13 points, 1o rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 blocks a game, he has a shot to be voted in as a first time All-Star this year. When asked to describe the franchise’s historic factors if he were to be selected, Joakim Noah...
“To be honest I do not think you can make up for it.” — Byron Scott, 12/3/12
It wasn’t all that long ago when a Cavaliers-Pistons match-up was must-watch television. If you need proof, just ask Tayshaun Prince, Jason Maxiell, Anderson Varejao or Daniel Gibson — the only four men to play in the 2007 Eastern Conference Finals who happen to still be playing for their respective...
In last week’s Cavaliers Film Room, we broke down three end-game scenarios where the Cavaliers failed to execute in close losses. This week, we’ll focus on the team’s rookie shooting guard, Dion Waiters. We’ve seen some brilliant performances from Dion even in the absence of his playmaking partner in the backcourt, Kyrie Irving. On the other hand, there have been some incredibly...
Is it better to play poorly and win or to play well and lose? The Cleveland Cavaliers (4-14, 13th in the East) have lost quite a few games I’m not sure they deserved to lose this season. The Cavaliers are going through something of an identity crisis at the moment. Or they are a pretty good bad team, or a pretty bad good team?
One of the games they most certainly deserved to lose...
Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters is out for Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained left ankle.
Waiters, taken with the No. 4 pick in this year's draft, was injured in Saturday's double-overtime loss to Portland. He didn't play in Monday's game against Detroit and it's uncertain when he will return. Waiters is averaging 15...
Anderson Varejao is averaging 15.2 points and 15.4 rebounds per game heading into tonight's matchup with the Chicago Bulls. He's also shooting 52.2 percent from the floor overall and 77.7 percent from the free throw line.
To that point, Dave Wooley (@dwooley81) emailed me the following statistic.
The players who have averaged at least 15 points and...
Rookie hazing isn’t uncommon in professional sports. Nevertheless, it’s pretty rare that you hear of a head coach leading the charge when it comes to hazing rookies. But that’s exactly what Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott is doing.
According to ESPN, Scott is hazing his rookies Dion Waiters, Tyler Zeller and Kevin Jones by making them carry around baby dolls and...