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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Danny Green scored 19 points against a Cleveland team that released him last season, Tony Parker added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs coasted to their eighth straight win, 125-90 over the Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
Green played his rookie season for Cleveland, which cut him at the end of training camp in 2011. He's found a new home with the Spurs, who built a 22-point lead in the first half and rested Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili for most of the fourth quarter while pushing their lead to 37.
Rookie Kyrie Irving scored 13 points for the Cavs in his return after missing one game with a sprained right shoulder.
Cleveland has lost eight in a row, 11 of 12 and been outscored by 72 points in its past two home games. Antawn Jamison led the Cavs with 15 points.
The Spurs began a 16-games-in-23-days stretch to finish the lockout-shortened regular season, a grueling finish before the playoffs for any team, and especially for one with so many veterans.
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Just as he has during every other month of the 2011-12 season, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has won NBA Rookie of the Month for March.
Through 15 games, Irving averaged a season-best splits of 19.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 6.7 assists.
On March 7, Irving scored or assisted on the Cavs final 12 points in the last 2:36 of the game, including making the game-winning...
The Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost to the Bucks at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night, 121-84, were defeated in Cleveland by the Spurs on Tuesday evening, 125-90.
From Elias Sports Bureau, the Cavaliers are the first team in NBA history to lose consecutive home games, each by 35-or-more points. In between those two defeats, Cleveland lost to the Knicks in New York on Saturday night...
Leading the Spurs to a 12-3 record in March, which includes the San Antonio Spurs' current seven-game win streak, will definitely get you some recognition.
Today, the NBA named Spurs coach Gregg Popovich the Western Conference Coach of the Month for the second consecutive month.
During the month, the Spurs ranked first with 107.1 points per game, nearly six points above their...
Former San Antonio Spurs player Sean Elliott recently took part in an interview with San Antonio's ESPN 1250 to talk about this year's team.
Elliott spoke on how once again the media is sleeping on the Spurs despite their tremendous record, what went wrong with last season's team in the playoffs versus the Grizzlies, what is the difference between this year's squad...
Picking up a player this late in the season to help with the playoffs seems kind of pointless. No matter how talented, you can’t just stick a guy on the court, point him to the hoop and say “go!”
Luckily, the San Antonio Spurs know what they’re doing. When they signed Australian point guard Patrick Mills, they got someone who could fit right in. One of the Spurs’ assistant...
Cavaliers rookie star Kyrie Irving could miss 10 days after aggravating his sprained right shoulder.
Irving returned after missing one game with the injury and played Tuesday night against San Antonio. The 20-year-old guard worsened his injury after contact and did not accompany the team to Milwaukee for Wednesday night's game. The Cavs said Irving underwent an MRI, which revealed...
As every hardcore Patty Mills fan knows, the speedy Aussie point guard has joined the San Antonio Spurs on a two year deal, after some visa wranglings were eschewed out of the way.
Project Spurs, the best place to go for all news related to Mr Robinson's Neighbourhood, today has a short piece with video news footage of Patty settling in to San An.
Another game, another loss. This one in particularly ugly fashion. The Cavaliers played bad offense and even worse defense. There are no moral victories and no rays of sunshine in this loss. Pretty much everyone in the wine and gold played poorly and the score reflects it. You have to accuse a team of quitting, and let’s face it, this roster is not very good at all, but this team...
Against the Indiana Pacers, the San Antonio Spurs worse their throwback Dallas Chaparrals jerseys and thanks to Tim Duncan, the team took the retro look a step further.
Duncan got the entire team to wear knee high socks against the Pacers and while some players enjoyed the look, Popovich thought the look was ridiculous and Stephen Jackson felt it added to team unity but it was his...
Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving will miss at least a week and possibly the rest of the season with a sprained right shoulder.
Irving re-injured the shoulder during Tuesday's blowout loss to San Antonio, his first game back after sitting one game with the injury.
Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said he has pondered shutting down last year's No. 1 overall...
Tim Duncan had 10 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs recovered after blowing a 17-point, first-half lead to beat the Boston Celtics 87-86 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
Duncan also stopped Paul Pierce on the final play, forcing him into a fallaway jumper that bounced off the rim at the buzzer.
Danny Green scored 14 points, and Gary Neal had...
Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao has been sidelined with a broken wrist since February but is hoping to be healed in time for the 2012 Olympic games in London this summer and hunt for gold with the Brazilian national team.
"If I'm healthy, I will play in London," said Varejao, who has been a member of Brazil's national team since 2001.
Many are pointing...
There’s a reason basketball lasts for 48-minutes, as opposed to one half of 24-minutes.
Take the San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics on Wednesday night, the Spurs were playing the Celtics on the second night of a back-to-back and at one point had a 17-point lead in the second quarter on a Celtics team that had two days of rest.
But those “older” Celtics wouldn’t let this...
Daniel Gibson had successful surgery on Monday to repair a torn tendon in his left foot and ankle.