Cavaliers: Well Needed Rest is the Biggest Benefit of the Sweep

The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers in their first round series after on Sunday they won 106-102 in Game 4. The game went down to the last seconds and if the Pacers were able to capitalize on J.R. Smith’s faulty behind the back pass then there might have been a Game 5. The series […] Cavaliers: Well Needed Rest is the Biggest Benefit of the Sweep - King James Gospel...
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Analysis: Frank Ntilikina and Dennis Smith Jr. should be on Sacramento’s radar

As the NBA moves along with the trend of dominant scoring point guards, the Sacramento Kings have remained stagnant in its search for a point guard that has star qualities. Now that the regular season has ended, the Kings are currently seeking a new sought out point guard to continue the rebuilding process. They can potentially lose Darren Collison and Ty Lawson to free agency,...
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1 day ago

Seven things we’ve learned from the NBA playoffs so far

People like to say playoff basketball is better than the regular season because the players try harder. Maybe that’s the case to an extent, but the real reason the playoffs are so much more intense is because there is heightened scrutiny about every little detail.Coaches have more time to gameplan for specific opponents, therefore every crack becomes a full-fledged break in the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James shows inhuman nature leading Cavs to 26-point comeback

Never doubt LeBron James.In honor of 4/20, The King was blazing as he simply dominated the second half of Thursday’s Game 3 against the Pacers, leading the Cavs back from a 26-point deficit on the road. They went on to win 119-114, and James finished with a divine state line of 41 points (28 in the second half), 13 rebounds, 12 assists and two blocks.According to Basketball Reference...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith leaves Game 2 with hamstring injury

J.R. Smith appears to once again have been bitten by the injury bug as he was forced to leave Monday’s game against the Pacers with another ailment.The Cavaliers shooting guard was unable to participate in the second half of Game 2 of Cleveland’s first round series versus Indiana due to a left hamstring injury, as reported by FOX Sports Ohio’s Allie Clifton. Understandably...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs fall out of No. 1 seed after overtime loss to Heat

The Cleveland Cavaliers no longer control their own destiny for the No. 1 seed in the East.They were in the driver’s seat Monday against the Heat with a 14-point lead late in the third quarter. Even after Miami came back to force overtime, Cleveland had its chance in OT down 124-121 with 13.6 seconds left. But those 13.6 seconds didn’t go so well: It’s of course worth noting...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith “resuscitated” Kevin Love after Love takes a ball to the face in warmups

Never say that J.R. Smith isn’t a good teammate. After fellow Cleveland Cavaliers’ star Kevin Love took a ball to the face in the middle of warmups before their game against the Boston Celtics Wednesday, Smith caught Love, laid him down on the ground and started giving him chest compressions: Yeah, that probably was going a little far, and it’s definitely not following first...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith's daughter has breathing tube removed

Cleveland Cavailers forward J.R. Smith and his wife Jewel Harris welcomed their daughter Dakota into the world about five months earlier than anyone expected. As a result, the little one’s life was threatened from the moment she exited the womb.Thankfully Kota Bear, as she’s called by the family, hit a major milestone recently when her breathing tube was removed more than two...
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March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith: Daughter born five months premature 'doing good'

It’s been a challenging season for J.R. Smith on the court, as a thumb injury has kept him out of the lineup since December. But given what the Cleveland Cavaliers star has been going through away from the game, his injury woes probably feel trivial.Smith and wife Jewel Harris revealed earlier this year that their daughter Dakota was born five months premature on Jan. 7 and weighed...
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March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith's return from surgery is imminent

Rip off your shirts and wave them in the air like you just don’t care.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Monday that the return of Cleveland Cavaliers swingman JR Smith, who has been out since December after having surgery on his right (shooting) thumb, is imminent, barring any setback.McMenamin adds that the former Sixth Man of the Year will not suit up when the Cavs host the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

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