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Al Jefferson Not Rushing Into Thoughts Of Late-Career Return To Boston

BOSTON — First LeBron James, then Kevin Garnett. Could Al Jefferson be the next player to go home? The Charlotte Hornets big man wasn’t ready to contemplate such a possibility before taking on the Celtics, the team he began his NBA career with in 2004, on Friday. Jefferson will forever be linked to Garnett, whose trade to Boston was made possible by...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Fever: Cavs vs. Pacers Behind the Box Score

Whenever the Cavaliers have went to Indiana over the last half-decade, they have been met with crushing defeat. Tonight, it was pretty expected and explained away by the absence of both Kyrie Irving (shoulder) and LeBron James (rest, back). But still, Indiana remains a very rough place for the Cavaliers as they lost their tenth straight in Indianapolis as the shorthanded Cavs had...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers Game Recap: Four-Game Winning Streak Ends

(Indianapolis, IN) – A late comeback fell short for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they dropped a 93-86 road decision to the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Field House on Friday night. Cleveland was playing without Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, which made it tough for the Cavaliers before the game started. Irving was ruled out earlier Friday after sustaining a shoulder injury in the...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hill's triple-double powers Pacers past LeBron-less Cavaliers

INDIANAPOLIS -- With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points and George Hill had his first career triple-double Friday night in the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as Indiana won for the seventh time in nine games -- including twice over the Cavaliers in the past...
Via AP on Fox
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Stucky, Hill lead Pacers past Cavaliers as James, Irving sitout

  With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points and George Hill had his first career triple-double Friday night in the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as Indiana won for the seventh time in nine games -- including twice over the Cavaliers in the past three weeks....
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Surging Pacers hold off short-handed Cavaliers 93-86

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points and George Hill had his first career triple-double Friday night in the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as Indiana won for the seventh time in nine games - including twice over the Cavaliers in the past...
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Surging Pacers hold off short-handed Cavaliers 93-86

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points and George Hill had his first career triple-double Friday night in the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as Indiana won for the seventh time in nine games -- including twice over the Cavaliers in the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Hill's triple-double powers Pacers past LeBron-less Cavaliers

INDIANAPOLIS -- With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points and George Hill had his first career triple-double Friday night in the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as Indiana won for the seventh time in nine games -- including twice over the Cavaliers in the past...
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Cavaliers will face Pacers without James, Irving

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Cleveland will be without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Friday night at Indiana. Coach David Blatt says he is holding out James to give him some extra rest. Blatt says James complained of back soreness and general soreness after the Cavaliers' home victory over Golden State on Thursday night. James scored a season-high 42 points and had 11 rebounds. James has...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Sits Against Pacers For Rest

LeBron James will miss Friday's game against the Indiana Pacers due to rest. David Blatt said he made the decision to sit James based on “a combination of things” and not one specific ailment. “It was not his idea, it was mine. Let’s put it that way,” Blatt said. “We have our hand on the pulse of LeBron and all our players. We’re doing what we have to do here to keep...
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Video: Watch TCU RB Aaron Green Do LeBron James’ Powder Toss During A Snowstorm

It’s surprisingly snowing quite hard in Fort Worth, Texas, this afternoon. TCU running back Aaron Green is using the rare snowfall to channel one of his favorite athletes – LeBron James.  Standing on the Horned Frogs’ campus, Green did the Cleveland Cavaliers’ star’s famed pre-game powder toss, using a snowball in place of the chalk.  Check it out:     @kingjames...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Allen won’t sign with Cavaliers

Ray Allen hasn’t made it known if he will play in the NBA this season.  But if he does decide to return to the league, he won’t be playing alongside LeBron James or Kevin Love. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, Allen has ruled out playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Windhorst: “Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I don’t think he’s gonna play. If he...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen reportedly will not sign with Cavaliers if he returns

Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with the Wine and Gold. Windhorst: "Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I...
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LeBron James Has 42.9 Usage Rate Without Irving

LeBron James has a usage rate of 42.9 when he's on the court this season without Kyrie Irving. Irving injured his shoulder on Thursday. James has a 33.1 usage rate overall. Russell Westbrook leads the NBA in usage rate at 37.1.
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LeBron James’ best highlights from his 42 points against Warriors

LeBron James was hitting from all angles in last night’s Cleveland Cavaliers win against the Golden State Warriors. He ended with a season-high 42 points as Cleveland won its 18th win in their last 20 games. Watch James hit a bunch of difficult shots in his 42-point highlight reel: Just a little statement game from LeBron to show that he is still the best in the game. *** LeBron...
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LeBron, Cavaliers take down first-place Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James says he isn't about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night. James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their 18th victory in 20 games. James added 11 rebounds, outplaying fellow MVP candidate Stephen Curry and leading Cleveland past the team with the NBA's best record for...
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LeBron, Cavaliers take down first-place Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James says he isn't about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night. James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their 18th victory in 20 games. James added 11 rebounds, outplaying fellow MVP candidate Stephen Curry and leading Cleveland past the team with the NBA's best record for...
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David Blatt: ‘There’s no discussion about the MVP’ without LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers clearly were a motivated bunch on Thursday night as one of the hottest teams in the NBA hosted the Golden State Warriors, one of the best teams in the league, at Quicken Loans Arena. When it was all said and done, LeBron James led the way, scoring a season-high 42 points as...Read More The post David Blatt: ‘There’s no discussion about the MVP’ without...
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LeBron scores 42 as Cavs spank Warriors in a statement win

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have now won 18 of their last 20 games, with their most recent victory being arguably their most impressive...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron's big night; Athletes on The Dress; Dianna Dahlgren is Fox-y

We'll get to The Dress in a second, but while you were trying to figure out if it was gold and white or black and blue, LeBron James had one of his vintage performances in Cleveland's 110-99 win over Golden State. James scored a season-high 42 points while grabbing 11 rebounds. Enjoy the highlights of his game, called by the great Marv Albert in the video above. THE DRESS If you...
Via Fox Sports
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Surging Cavs get chance for revenge in Indiana

The wins keep coming for LeBron James and the surging Cleveland Cavaliers, who just got by the NBA's best team. While they've proven nearly unbeatable over the last six weeks, one of their two defeats during that time came in Indianapolis. Seeking a 19th win in 21 games, Cleveland will likely be without Kyrie Irving as it tries to avoid a 10th consecutive road loss to the Indiana...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Skip Bayless Has Harsh Words For LeBron James Regarding Winning MVP

LeBron James easily put himself back in MVP discussion following his 42 point, 11 rebound night against the Steph Curry and the Warriors on Thursday. ESPN’s Skip Bayless was impressed by the LeBron MVP show last night. However, the First Take panelist still had some harsh words about during the first two months of the season. Predictably, […] The post Skip Bayless Has Harsh...
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Red-Hot Cavs Gaining Confidence in That Guy Who Thinks He’s Their Coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers have gone 18-2 in the past six weeks to move from sub-.500 to the top of the Central Division. The hot streak has seen the Cavs grow increasingly comfortable with the man who seems to think he is the actual head coach of the team.  “When Carl, I think it is, first started hanging around at the beginning of the season, we all were like: ‘Who the hell...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Drops 42 on Visiting Warriors

With the best team in the league in town, LeBron James put the Cleveland Cavaliers on his back dropping 42 points in a 99-110 win over the Golden State Warriors. “That’s not why I’m here,” he said. “I’ve got to be the MVP for these guys, the 14 guys in the locker room. When I’m on the floor, I’ll try to do everything I can to help this team win.” This win was the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron James Full Highlights vs. Warriors (42 Points)

Last night we got a taste of what LeBron James might bring to the Cleveland Cavaliers come playoff time. Against the No. 1 ranked Golden State Warriors, James went off to the tune of 42 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 assists, all on a blistering 15-25 shooting from the field. Enjoy full highlights of LeBron’s masterful performance below. The post Video: LeBron James Full...
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