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Kyrie Irving to undergo MRI after injuring shoulder

Some unsettling news came out shortly following perhaps the Cavaliers’ best win all season, topping the Golden State Warriors by a 110-99 margin in the Q. Kyrie Irving, who suffered a left shoulder injury in the third quarter of Thursday’s contest, will undergo a MRI on Friday morning in Cleveland. He is currently listed as doubtful for Friday’s game against the Pacers as he...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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No Splash Zone: Cavs vs. Warriors Behind the Box Score

Certain regular season games just mean more. The Cavaliers have been on an absolute roll, but many wanted to see them square up against a fellow title-contending team out of the Western Conference as a more recent measuring stick. Well, Thursday night at the Q, fans received just that as the NBA’s best team at the moment and for most of the season, the Golden State Warriors, came...
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Cavs' Kyrie Irving doubtful for Pacers

CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving suffered a shoulder injury during the Cavaliers' 110-99 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday and did not travel with the team to Indiana early Friday morning. Irving is scheduled to have an MRI on his left shoulder Friday at the Cleveland Clinic. He is listed as doubtful for the Pacers. If cleared, Irving could fly to Indiana in time for the game...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Hornets-Celtics Preview

Coach Brad Stevens is still learning how to use the array of new players on the Boston Celtics. Mo Williams is fitting in just fine with the Charlotte Hornets. The Celtics look to extend their longest home winning streak of the season Friday night against Williams and the Hornets. Boston (22-33) has undergone an overhaul over the past three months and is starting to see some results...
Via AP on Fox
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Dribbles: Latest win shows LeBron, Cavs on another level

CLEVELAND -- Random dribbles from the Cavaliers' impressive 110-99 win over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Thursday: 1. It's not often that you get to experience a regular-season game like this. The national media was buzzing, the TV cameras were glowing, the fans were living and dying with nearly every possession. And LeBron James, man, what a night. 2. I know this sounds...
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Cavaliers vs. Warriors Game Recap: Cavs Outclass Warriors Behind LeBron’s 42

(Cleveland, OH) – Behind 42 points from LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the team with the NBA’s best record, the Golden State Warriors, in a 111-99 victory at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night. James also added 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Kyrie Irving pitched in with 24 points. Timofey Mozgov contributed a double-double of his own with 10 points...
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Darren Collison To Have Surgery, Out At Least Another Month

Darren Collison will undergo surgery next week. The Sacramento Kings will be without starting point guard Darren Collison for at least another month following surgery. ESPN reports Collison will undergo surgery at some point next week to repair a “core muscle injury” after he has missed the last seven games. There’s a chance he will not able to return this season. The injury...
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LeBron James scores 42 as Cavs beat NBA-leading Warriors

  LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night 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 its 11th straight home victory. Curry scored 18 points, but had only six after...
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LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20

CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night 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 its 11th straight home victory. Curry scored 18 points, but had...
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LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night 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 its 11th straight home victory. Curry scored 18 points, but had...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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LeBron James Dominates, Cavs Top Warriors

LeBron James leads Cleveland to a big win. In a showdown between two of the best teams in the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 110-99 behind a great LeBron James performance. The 4 time MVP delivered a MVP level performance with 42 points on 60% shooting, along with 11 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals. Golden State’s back court struggled throughout...
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Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Balanced scoring from their starters is a key reason the Atlanta Hawks have a comfortable lead atop the Eastern Conference. Their depth, however, is helping them put a sluggish stretch behind them. Dennis Schroder will try to build on another strong showing Friday night, when the Hawks attempt to continue their home...
Via AP on Fox
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Magic-Hawks Preview

Balanced scoring from their starters is a key reason the Atlanta Hawks have a comfortable lead atop the Eastern Conference. Their depth, however, is helping them put a sluggish stretch behind them. Dennis Schroder will try to build on another strong showing Friday night, when the Hawks attempt to continue their home success against the Orlando Magic. Atlanta (45-12) is atop the conference...
Via AP on Fox
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Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Balanced scoring from their starters is a key reason the Atlanta Hawks have a comfortable lead atop the Eastern Conference. Their depth, however, is helping them put a sluggish stretch behind them. Dennis Schroder will try to build on another strong showing Friday night, when the Hawks attempt to continue their home success...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Clippers-Grizzlies Preview

Blake Griffin's absence has come at a particularly inopportune time for the Los Angeles Clippers, who are in the midst of a challenging portion of their schedule. They'll try to slow their slide down the standings without Griffin by avoiding a fourth straight loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. Griffin is expected to be out at least another two weeks after having surgery...
Via AP on Fox
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J.R. Smith Wins First NBA All-Star Fashion Show

J.R. Smith of the Cleveland Cavaliers Wins First NBA Fashion Sho J.R. Smith who was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers this season was the winner of the first NBA All-Star fashion show during All-Star Weekend. As reported by Jake Silver of the Bleacher Report, a troupe of judges was led by TNT’s Inside the NBA commentators Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith. The contestants walked...
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Michael Beasley Returns To Miami On 10 Day Contract

Michael Beasley returns to the Heat on a 10 day contract. The Miami Heat have brought back forward Michael Beasley signing him to a 10 day contract. With Chris Bosh out for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs, ESPN reports the Heat signed a familiar face to get some help at the forward position as they look to compete for a playoff spot. Michael Beasley was...
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Are the Kings willing to trade DeMarcus Cousins?

New Sacramento Kings coach George Karl is looking to make his imprint on the franchise. Immediately after he was hired, the team traded for his former pupil in Denver, Andre Miller. Now comes this report from Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck that indicates every single player on the Kings roster was available for trade at the deadline, All-Star center Demarcus Cousins included. ...
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Former NBA, NCAA champ Richard Hamilton retires

Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball. The former UConn and Detroit Pistons guard announced his decision Thursday during an appearance on ESPN's ''His & Hers'' show. He hadn't played in the NBA since 2012-13, when he ended an injury-plagued, two-year stint with Chicago. He was a three-time All-Star and spent 14 years in the league, averaging 17.1 points, and helped the...
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Draymond Green dunked all over Cleveland’s Timofey Mozgov (VIDEO)

Vine Draymond Green dunked all over the Cavs’ Timofey Mozgov because Timofey sounds like someone saying Timothy in a baby voice.  And I find it really weird when adults talk to other adults in baby voices.   Therefore, I applaud this Draymond Green dunk with a steady golf clap. Day Day is averaging 11 points, eight rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.5 steals a game for...
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Jazz-Nuggets Preview

While Denver hasn't been kind to visitors in years past, the Nuggets haven't won at Pepsi Center in over six weeks. The Nuggets try to snap their longest home losing streak in 17 years Friday night against the Utah Jazz. Denver has gone an NBA-worst 2-17 since Jan. 16, including 0-8 at home while allowing an average of 110.9 points. The Nuggets, who haven't won on their own court...
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Draymond Green posterizes Timofey Mozgov in Warriors-Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors are down big against the Cleveland Cavaliers. But Draymond Green is determined to bring back the Dubs. We saw a familiar sight in the third quarter. Green throws the hammer down on Timofey Mozgov: Poor Mozgov. He was victimized once again. Great dunk by Draymond. *** Draymond Green pic from Getty Images. Vine by Rob Perez.
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Kings center DeMarcus Cousins doubtful to play against Spurs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Sacramento Kings say center DeMarcus Cousins is doubtful to play against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night because of a sprained left ankle and bruised left hip. Cousins limped to half court and fell down after turning his ankle in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's 102-90 win over Memphis. He stayed in the game and showed no effects of the injury...
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Cole helping keep Pelicans afloat in West playoff chase

NEW ORLEANS (AP) After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans. So far, so good. New Orleans has won all three games since Cole joined the lineup following a multi-team trade last week - even as other key Pelicans players, including All-Star Anthony Davis, have been sidelined by...
Via AP on Fox
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Wizards-76ers Preview

Rather than breaking their slump with an easy victory over one of the NBA's worst teams, the Washington Wizards hit a new low. They would do it again by losing Friday night. Following an embarrassing loss, the visiting Wizards hope to avoid another one with Bradley Beal likely to return against the lifeless Philadelphia 76ers. Washington (33-25) has lost five in a row and 10 of 12...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss
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