LeBron James gets in foul trouble early in Game 4

As if the Cleveland Cavaliers losing Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at home weren’t already bad enough, their efforts to regain control in the series in Game 4 were harmed when LeBron James got in foul trouble early on Tuesday.James was called for four fouls in the first 18 minutes of Game 4. He was called for two shooting fouls on defensive, and two offensive fouls. One...
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For LeBron James, playoff history repeats itself

Did you think LeBron James would go unscathed with little to no drama during this year’s playoff run? If you did, you’re not the only one. Given Cleveland’s 10-0 start to the postseason, it appeared that James and the Cavs were going to dance through opponents until the real fun began in June against the Golden State Warriors.Well, that was the case up until Sunday night. In...
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J.R. Smith challenges LeBron James before Game 4 vs. Celtics

LeBron James arguably had one of the worst postseason performances in his storied career during Sunday’s 111-108 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. And one of James’ Cleveland Cavaliers teammates is challenging him to rise above his disappointing performance and bring it in Game 4.J.R. Smith subtly suggested James lacked aggressiveness in Game...
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WATCH: Draymond Green tries just a little to hard to sell foul

Flopping in the NBA is an epidemic and sometimes players flop even when they don’t need to sell a foul. That’s exactly what happened Monday night in Game 4 when the San Antonio Spurs hosted the Golden State Warriors. Draymond Green got fouled by Jonathon Simmons. It was a legit foul. But then he tried to sell it in absurd fashion. Even his teammates knew this was a bit over the...
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LeBron James rips radio guy Kenny Roda during press conference (VIDEO)

LeBron James seems to believe he’s treated differently than other athletes after a loss, which speaks to the way he conducts himself when talking to the media. The reality is that he receives the same level of criticism as any superstar, and when you’re a max player or paid a large percentage of the team’s salary cap, those are the types of questions you’re required to field...
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Kyrie Irving: Cavs were served ‘slice of humble pie’

There’s been a common theme among some of the Cleveland Cavaliers following their Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.The Cavs were up by 21 points in the third quarter and allowed the Celtics to get back in the game and eventually win it by three points. Cleveland was up 2-0 in the series after cruising to victories in the first two games and appeared poised to go...
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Reporter responds on Twitter to LeBron calling him out at presser

The Cleveland Cavaliers were stunned by the Isaiah Thomas-less Boston  Celtics on Sunday night, losing their first game of the postseason  after blowing a 21-point lead in a 111-108 Game 3 loss in the Eastern  Conference Finals.LeBron James, who had his worst performance of  the postseason, if not his career, in the losing effort -- scoring only  11 points with seven turnovers...
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LeBron James tries to explain off game: ‘I didn’t have it’

LeBron James was oddly nonchalant after one of the worst playoff games of his career.James scored just 11 points in the Cavaliers’ 111-108 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night. The 11-point effort was one of the lowest point totals he’s ever had in the postseason. To James, the explanation for the low-scoring game was simple. James...
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Brad Stevens refuses to criticize LeBron for 11-point game

LeBron James may have had a poor Game 3 in Cleveland on Sunday night, but Brad Stevens isn’t about to criticize the 4-time MVP for the dud.James scored 11 points, added 6 rebounds and 6 assists in 45 minutes for easily his worst game of the postseason, and also his lowest-scoring game of the season. Stevens, Boston’s head coach, was asked about LeBron after the game and refused...
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Celtics' Avery Bradley gets shooter’s roll, daggers Cavs in Game 3

The Celtics showed a lot of heart fighting back from a 21-point deficit to steal Game 3 on the road at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday night.It was quite the turnaround for Boston, who had lost by 44 in the game that preceded it. Marcus Smart led the way with 27 points, and the Celtics — even playing without Isaiah Thomas — made some major adjustments in the second half, and bounced...
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