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Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 Preview vs Atlanta Hawks

The Cleveland Cavaliers hold a 3-0 lead going into Tuesday night’s game 4 matchup versus the Atlanta Hawks. As is often pointed out, no team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit in the NBA playoffs. If the Cavaliers secure the victory, they will have a little over a week to rest for the Finals which are slated to start June 4th. This extra rest could be critical considering the banged...
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LeBron’s Teammates Say He’s Close to Surpassing Michael Jordan as Greatest of All-Time

It’s an age-old debate: who’s the greatest basketball player of all time? Most basketball pundits agree that the greatest of all-time or “GOAT” is none other than “His Airness” himself, Michael Jordan. But is there another player rapidly approaching that title? After the Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the Atlanta Hawks behind a historic night from LeBron James (first...
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NBA Decides Against Moving Up Start Of Finals

The NBA has decided not to move up the start date of The Finals. With both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors potentially advancing with a four-game sweep, there could be an extended layoff between the end of the Conference Finals and the start of the Finals. The Finals will begin on June 4th as scheduled.
Via RealGM
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Analyzing Cavaliers’ game 3 victory over Hawks

The Cleveland Cavaliers are close to a sweep in this Eastern Conference Finals, leading the Hawks 3-0 in the series. The Cavaliers were without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, but wound up winning 114-111. The Cavalies fought hard Kyrie Irving sat out with left knee tendinitis; he is necessary for scoring This victory was all thanks to LeBron James. He shot 37% (14-of-37), but he...
Via isportsweb.com
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Cavs guard Kyrie Irving a game-time decision for Game 4 vs. Hawks

  LeBron James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive toward another NBA Finals. Beaten down by injuries and another grueling season, James has the Cavaliers one win from the Eastern Conference title. On Monday, a day after his 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists lifted Cleveland to a Game 3 overtime victory against Atlanta, James was noticeably tired. He wore a wrap...
Via AP on Fox
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LeBron, Cavaliers limping their way toward NBA Finals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) LeBron James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive toward another NBA Finals. Beaten down by injuries and another grueling season, James has the Cavaliers one win from the Eastern Conference title. On Monday, a day after his 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists lifted Cleveland to a Game 3 overtime victory against Atlanta, James was noticeably...
Via AP on Fox
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Cavaliers-Hawks Game 3 draws record rating in Cleveland for TNT

The Conference Finals may both be on their way to potential sweeps, but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been some memorable games in this round of the playoffs.  Sunday night’s Game 3 of Cavs-Hawks had it all: overtime, controversy, ejections, an all-time great performance from LeBron James (after starting 0-10 from the field), and both teams leaving everything on the floor...
Via Awful Announcing
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Will Have Plenty of Options, but Will he Stay in Cleveland?

Kevin Love #0 and Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers talk in the game against the Boston Celtics during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) NBA rumors have it is all but certain that Kevin Love will leave town after the season is over. There was speculation that if the Cavaliers were able...
Via The Sports Journal
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LeBron: Dellavedova Doesn't Deserve People Giving Him Rep As Dirty Player

LeBron James backed Matthew Dellavedova on Sunday amid several member of the Atlanta Hawks and the public attacking the guard's reputation. "This is my teammate, and this is a guy that goes out and works his tail off every single night and people are trying to give him a bad rap," James said. "He doesn't deserve it, and I don't like it." Dellavedova has been involved in perceived...
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James best highlights from triple-double in Game 3 against Hawks

We expect greatness from Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and during last night’s overtime victory in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals, he provided us with another vintage performance. James scored thirty-seven points, grabbed eighteen rebounds, and dished out thirteen assists for his twelfth triple double of his career in the playoffs. Check out some of his best...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Delly really dirty?

The hardest thing about being involved in high profile games like the playoffs is trying to look objectively at your team. In all honesty, I’m not usually trying to look at the Cavs in an objective fashion at all, except on the rare occasion when an issue arises. Now that there’s a controversy surrounding Cavaliers backup point guard (turned starting point guard) Matthew Dellavedova...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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The Talented Mr. Blatt

​ David Blatt is doing a stellar job as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is not only winning big time, but he’s also successfully challenging the current mainstream of offensive tactics in the NBA. That combination is a remarkable feat—especially given Blatt’s lack of NBA experience prior to this season, plus the numerous injuries the Cavs have had to face...
Via The Sports Post
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Collapsed On Floor Following Game 3 Gets The Meme Treatment

LeBron James and the Cavs are one win away from the NBA Finals after beating the Hawks in overtime in Game 3 on Sunday. After James, who finished with 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists, fell to the floor in exhaustion following the game, and Twitter had some fun creating memes of LeBron laying […] The post LeBron James Collapsed On Floor Following Game 3 Gets The Meme Treatment...
Via Diehardsport
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LeBron James exhausted gets meme treatment

LeBron James scored 37 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and dished out 13 assists in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 3 win against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. He also played a whopping 47 minutes, so you can understand why the performance took a lot out of LeBron. Following the 114-111 overtime victory, an exhausted LeBron collapsed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Powers Cavaliers To OT Win Over Hawks, 3-0 Series Lead

CLEVELAND — LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start, withstood Atlanta’s gritty comeback and battled cramps and injuries to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals with a 114-111 overtime victory on Sunday night. James missed his first 10 shots, but finished with 37 points, 18...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ Epic Game 3 Triple-Double

In Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, LeBron James was nothing short of awesome with monster triple-double consisting of 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists. Giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a 3-0 series lead as things shift back to Atlanta for Game 4. “The only thing that he’s missing is a couple more championships and then it’s a wrap,” Kendrick Perkins told Northeast...
Via Hooped Up
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron lifts Cavaliers to brink of Finals, but are they ready?

In a game that epitomized everything that has gone wrong with the Eastern Conference playoffs, the best player in the world provided the type of unforgettable performance we’ve been hankering for all spring. LeBron James’ otherworldly 37-point, 18-rebound, 13-assist line in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals didn’t come easily; quite the opposite in fact. Yet, despite...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron lifts Cleveland to the brink of the Finals, but are the Cavs ready?

In a game that epitomized everything that has gone wrong with the Eastern Conference playoffs, the best player in the world provided the type of unforgettable performance we’ve been hankering for all spring. LeBron James’ otherworldly 37-point, 18-rebound, 13-assist line in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals didn’t come easily; quite the opposite in fact. Yet, despite...
Via Bloguin Best
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs. Hawks Game 3: Behind the Box Score

Atlanta Hawks – 111 Cleveland Cavaliers – 114 Cavs lead series 3-0 Box Score It’s so easy to be a cynic these days. We now have the ability to greet every asserted truth — no matter how slight or insignificant — with skepticism and have the means to support that skepticism. It’s never been easier to make someone look like an fool. Exhibitions of sentimentality or...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is the Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova a dirty player?

One of the stories of the NBA postseason has been the emergence of Matthew Dellavedova for the Cleveland Cavaliers as he fills in for the injured Kyrie Irving. Delly went from averaging just over 20 minutes a game for the Cavs during the regular season to averaging 35.7 minutes per game during the conference finals...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron's triple-double leads Cavs to win in OT thriller

Cleveland Cavaliers guard LeBron James may have missed his first 10 shots, including all nine in the first quarter. Kyrie Irving might have been sitting out for the second consecutive game. At the end of the night, it didn’t matter. Riding yet another awe-inspiring overall performance from a hobbled James, Cleveland defeated the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime to take a 3-0...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tristan Thompson Bloodies Timofey Mozgov's Nose During Pregame Warm-ups

The Cleveland Cavaliers are having their way with the Atlanta Hawks during the Eastern Conference Finals, but there is certainly no reason to make the task any harder than it needs to be. After all, you never know who you could really need in the next round.So maybe the next time the team is going through pregame warm-ups Timofey Mozgov will just let Tristan Thompson throw down his...
Via FatManWriting
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LeBron James soars for huge slam dunk in Game 3 against Hawks

There have been few basketball players like Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and during game three of tonight’s Eastern Conference Finals, he threw down an amazing dunk. Late in the third quarter of play against the Hawks, watch as LeBron drives past the Atlanta defense to throw down a one-handed stuff over two Hawks defenders: LeBron James, everybody! *** James slam dunk...
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WATCH: LeBron throws down ferocious dunk in traffic

All you can say about this LeBron James dunk is damn…. LeBron. Damn. #NBAPlayoffs #Cavs https://t.co/iQzq9W95r5 — Crossover Chronicles (@crossoverNBA) May 25, 2015   The post Watch: LeBron throws down ferocious dunk in traffic appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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Hawks' Horford get ejected for elbowing Dellavedova

Matthew Dellavedova has grown into one of the Cleveland Cavaliers' most important players this postseason. But even with starting point guard Kyrie Irving missing Sunday night's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, Dellavedova's most critical role is as clear as ever. Team nuisance. For the second time this postseason, after the 24-year-old out of Saint Mary's got tangled up...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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