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Bulls/Cavaliers Up, Clippers/Rockets Down, on TNT Monday

As was the case during the regular season, the Cavaliers continue to be the exception to the NBA Playoffs’ downward trend. Game 1 of the Bulls/Cavaliers NBA playoff series drew 4.6 million viewers on TNT Monday, up 26% from Wizards/Pacers last year (3.7M) but down 17% from Bulls/Heat in 2013, the last time LeBron James [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Vows to Be More Aggressive Offensively in Game Two

Less than 24 hours after the Cleveland Cavaliers’ opening game 99-92 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday night, LeBron James was more than willing to accept the blame for the way the team played in defeat. Despite narrowly missing a triple-double with 19 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists, James focused more on his six turnovers and his nine of 22 outside shooting, terming his...
Via Cavaliers Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron: Kyrie, Myself Need To Change Mindset With Love Out

After 19 points and 15 rebounds in Game 1 against the Chicago Bulls, LeBron James conceded he and Kyrie Irving would need to assume more responsibilities in how to attack the Bulls. "I might have to change my mindset a little bit obviously with Kev [Love] being out," James said. "It's something that we all haven't been accustomed to this year with him being out an extensive period...
Via RealGM
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron may be more aggressive vs. Bulls in Game 2

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James leaned against a padded basket stanchion and spun a ball on his index finger. As it rotated, his brain seemed to be turning just as quickly. He's plotting his next move against the Bulls. After losing Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series to Chicago, James and the Cleveland Cavaliers regrouped on Tuesday to watch film, work on...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Breaks Social Media Blackout By Liking Booty Instagram Photo

LeBron James broke a self-imposed cell phone ban for the NBA playoffs when he called Chris Paul to congratulate on his game-winner with his wife’s phone. Following the Cavs’ Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls, it looks like James broke his rule once again. Busted Coverage got a screenshot of what appears to be James’ Instagram account liking an […] The post LeBron James...
Via Diehardsport
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron ‘Likes’ Perfect Booties Photo On Instagram

  Down 1-0 to the Bulls and frustrated by Monday night’s loss in Game One of the series, LeBron James did what 99.9% of us do after a hard night of work: We go booty huntin’. You have to respect The King on this one considering he knew that fans were going to see his like on their IG feed. Didn’t even care. Just huntin’ down that booty like a guy who needs to release some...
Via Busted Coverage
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron may be more aggressive against Bulls in Game 2

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) LeBron James says he may have to change his mindset and be more aggressive in Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls. With Cleveland missing starters Kevin Love and J.R. Smith, the Cavs dropped Game 1 on Monday night. James scored 19 points and added 15 rebounds and nine assists, but he often deferred to others instead of driving to the basket and that may have...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Props to ESPN for Going All-In on Their Lebron Headband Memorial Coverage

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have lost to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, but that’s not the real story — according to ESPN. Skillfully ignoring blah baseball and the Rockets-Clippers turnover fest, the Worldwide Leader is doing what they do best by pushing a tribute to LeBron James’ fallen headband. In case you’re not up-to-date on LeBron’s headband, he ditched it to “look...
Via Busted Coverage
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Customized 2015 Kia K900 Luxury Sedan

With all the extra money you won at the Kentucky Derby and in Las Vegas on the fight. Treat yourself to the LeBron James Customized 2015 Kia K900 Luxury Sedan. Proceeds will go to the LeBron James Family Foundation and the car is valued at $168,463. Showcased at the Cleveland and New York Auto Shows. This rear-wheel drive premium luxury sedan has a bit of everything, plus I’m...
Via Hooped Up
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Game 1 was just a ‘feel out game’

  The Cleveland Cavaliers had eight days of rest between the first round and the second round of the NBA playoffs and it showed Monday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Chicago Bulls. The Cavaliers are starting the series with a one game deficit after a 99-92 loss in a game they never led. “For us, we had a bad start obviously and we can’t...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thibodeau, GM Forman's relationship is strange, awkward, toxic

The Chicago Bulls and their fans have a lot to smile about this morning, after a 99-92 road victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The win nets them a 1-0 series lead over LeBron James and Co., and home-court advantage going forward in the matchup, to boot.That hasn't stopped bitter NBA speculation from hitting the Windy City in the face this morning, though. In a report by Yahoo...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maybe Austin Rivers is good at basketball

You clicked me? Don’t duck out yet. This is a (kind of) serious column about Austin Rivers possibly going from being just above bad to possibly good. It isn’t clickbait, I promise. Austin Rivers is only 22 years old. I think we forget that. There was a time when being so young meant we would not judge someone’s NBA career so harshly this early in the process. Whether it...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oregon G Joe Young Makes Plea To Get Drafted By Cleveland, “My Bro Bron Needs Help”

Joe Young, a 6-foot-2 guard out of Oregon, is projected by most scouts to be a late second-round pick in the upcoming NBA Draft.  He, obviously, would like to go much higher.  So the Houston native made somewhat of a plea to league executives on Twitter Tuesday morning. It appears Young would like to be drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers. “My bro (LeBron James) needs help,...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Blatt: ‘No excuses’ for Cavaliers’ Game 1 loss to Bulls

The Cleveland Cavaliers stumbled out of the gate in its Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Bulls, losing at home by a score of 99-92 in Game 1. Despite the adversity the Cavaliers faced heading into the series (the loss of Kevin Love to injury, the absence of J.R. Smith due to suspension and...Read More The post David Blatt: ‘No excuses’ for Cavaliers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

After Game 1 loss, are Cavs done? We debate, and history says . . .

Are the Cleveland Cavaliers in serious trouble after Monday night’s 99-92 Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls? The question certainly sounds ridiculous enough, what with the series only one game old and LeBron James and Kyrie Irving still on the Cavs’ active roster. But it’s a question that FOX Sports Live’s panel discusses in the video above, and there is more than one reason...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Sweet Derrick Rose Feed To Jimmy Butler Buries Cavs

If the Chicago Bulls are going to have any hope of finally vanquishing LeBron James, let alone getting to and winning the NBA championship, they will need their two superstars to play at their best. http://t.co/EA0BSnEhBG Butler and Rose backcourt proving to be worth the wait @ChicagoBullsX2 http://t.co/Gr1KU1qfoV — I Get It (@BasketBall4USA) May 4, 2015 So it was fitting that...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James called Chris Paul to congratulate him, then hung up on him

LeBron James is notorious for “going dark” as far as technology is concerned during the NBA playoffs so that he can tune out the commentary/criticism and focus solely on trying to win a championship. He nearly broke that rule over the weekend. James, whose Cleveland Cavaliers are facing the Chicago Bulls during the Eastern Conference...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Hits Three-Pointer Right In LeBron James’ Face

Derrick Rose has 21 points mid-way through the third quarter. Rose is having his way even with LeBron guarding him.   The post Derrick Rose Hits Three-Pointer Right In LeBron James’ Face appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Refs Miss Blatant Goaltending Call On Derrick Rose’s Layup

Refs missed a clear goaltending on LeBron James during the first-half of the Cavs-Bulls Game 1. [BBallBreakdown] The post Refs Miss Blatant Goaltending Call On Derrick Rose’s Layup appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov Ready to Battle the Bulls

One of the key personnel for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their series against the Chicago Bulls will undoubtedly be center Timofey Mozgov, since he’ll not only be battling the Bulls’ Pau Gasol in the paint, but also have to fend off a player like Joakim Noah for rebounds. Mozgov’s presence in the Cavaliers’ lineup since the January 7 trade from Denver that brought him to Cleveland...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose’s Playoff Stats Aren’t Pretty vs. LeBron James

This is what Derrick Rose has been waiting for ever since he first tore his ACL against the Philadelphia 76ers in 2012. The year off to recover, it was all to be ready for his next matchup against LeBron James. The last time both players matched up in the playoffs was during the 2010-11 season, in the Eastern Conference Finals. It was good vs. evil. James was easy to hate and the...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron lifts media blackout to call CP3: 'I told him how amazing he was'

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James lifted his personal media boycott during the playoffs to phone a friend. Cleveland's superstar does everything he can to block out distractions during the postseason: turning off his cellphone, avoiding Twitter and watching NBA games only with the sound muted. But he made an exception on Saturday, when close friend Chris Paul made a game-winning...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Analytics and odds are still on the Cavs’ side despite injuries, suspensions

Cleveland Cavalier fans may not be all that confident, but numbers are still on the Wine and Gold’s side. Not only does Las Vegas have the Cavs as 4.5-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Chicago Bulls, several analytics-based outlets are still picking LeBron James and company to move on to the next round. The most favorable comes...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Called Chris Paul After His Game-Winner, Hung Up On Him

After Chris Paul lifted the LA Clippers to a Game 7 win over the San Antonio Spurs, LeBron James called his buddy from his wife’s phone and apparently hung up on him. LeBron on Chris Paul game winner:“I called him from my wife’s phone. I told him how amazing he was. And I hung up on […] The post LeBron James Called Chris Paul After His Game-Winner, Hung Up On Him appeared...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phone-a-friend: LeBron delivers message to Paul after Game 7 winner

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James lifted his personal media boycott during the playoffs to phone a friend. Cleveland's superstar does everything he can to block out distractions during the postseason: turning off his cellphone, avoiding Twitter and watching NBA games only with the sound muted. But he made an exception on Saturday, when close friend Chris Paul made a game-winning...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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