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Nike to hold a Kyrie Irving experience tonight at The Q

In celebration of the impending release of the Kyrie 1, Nike will be holding a Kyrie Irving-based “Dream” experience during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Friday night game against the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving’s closest fans (read: those in attendance) will have the opportunity to purchase the Kyrie 1 before it becomes available at retail on December 23. Fans...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Rankings refresh – Class of 2017, Top 20

The 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas was a more than adequate preview of the abilities of the elite sophomores in the 2017 class nationally. Center DeAndre Ayton and point guard Troy Brown, the heads of the class presently, more than held their own against the elite upperclassmen in the 2015 class nationally. With that in ...
Via Hoopniks
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LeBron James to Wear Special Nike LeBron 12 ID Celebrating Ohio Heroes

Unless you've been living in a cabin out in the forest for a few months sans Internet, you know that LeBron James returning to his place of birth to play
Via Stack
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Cavs try to regain rhythm with Brooklyn in town

The Cleveland Cavaliers had their home winning streak snapped with their worst defeat of the season, which drew the ire of coach David Blatt and caused Kyrie Irving to put in some extra work. As Irving looks to recover from one of his least productive efforts, Cleveland hopes to get back on track defensively while avoiding its fourth loss in five games Friday night against the visiting...
Via AP on Fox
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Cavs try to regain rhythm with Brooklyn in town

The Cleveland Cavaliers had their home winning streak snapped with their worst defeat of the season, which drew the ire of coach David Blatt and caused Kyrie Irving to put in some extra work. As Irving looks to recover from one of his least productive efforts, Cleveland hopes to get back on track defensively while avoiding its fourth loss in five games Friday night against the visiting...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Defense is the only thing missing

After Wednesday’s embarrassing loss to the Atlanta Hawks (127-98), it is clear, the Cavaliers have to get better on the defensive end if they have any plans on making a championship run.  When Cleveland goes head-to-head with top competition, they are allowing well over one-hundred points per game—unacceptable since LeBron James will go down as one of the best defenders of all...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Says Chemistry and Trust Are Cavs Main Issues

In the aftermath of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ worst loss of the season, LeBron James said after Thursday’s practice that the dual issues of chemistry and trust stand as two of the most integral components of the team’s potential success on defense. With trade rumors continuing to swirl, James said that the players currently on the roster are not necessarily the issue, since...
Via Cavaliers Nation
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets Game Preview: Cavs Look to Bounce Back Against Struggling Nets

(Cleveland, OH) — On Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) square off against the Brooklyn Nets (10-14) for the second time this season. The first time these two teams played, the Cavaliers put it on the Nets, 110-88. The Cavs come into this game following a loss to the Atlanta Hawks that Head Coach David Blatt described as an embarrassment. The Cavs led the Hawks by eight...
Via Cavaliers Nation
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Nets-Cavaliers Preview

The Cleveland Cavaliers had their home winning streak snapped with their worst defeat of the season, which drew the ire of coach David Blatt and caused Kyrie Irving to put in some extra work. As Irving looks to recover from one of his least productive efforts, Cleveland hopes to get back on track defensively while avoiding its fourth loss in five games Friday night against the visiting...
Via AP on Fox
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Video: Kyrie Irving Featured in New Christmas Day Commercial

Christmas is just one week away, which means we’re just one week away from Christmas Day basketball. This year’s Christmas Day schedule features marquee matchups such as the Oklahoma City Thunder versus the San Antonio Spurs, the Golden State Warriors versus the Los Angeles Clippers, all highlighted by LeBron James making his return to South Beach in a matchup against the Miami...
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LeBron says chemistry, trust at heart of any Cavs issues

LeBron James and the Cavaliers are very aware of trade rumors around the NBA, and some even involve the Cavs themselves. But despite all the talk, and the bad 127-98 home loss to the Hawks on Wednesday, the Cavs are in no hurry to make a change -- especially just for the sake of it. Instead, James said, the Cavs need to improve defensively with the players already on the roster....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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LeBron James asks reporter if he’s always negative

The Cleveland Cavaliers had their worst lost of the season Wednesday night. The Cavs loss 127-98 at home to the Atlanta Hawks. In his post game, head coach David Blatt said he was embarrassed and wanted to apologize to their fans. A reporter asked LeBron if he was embarrassed about the loss. Let’s just say that King James wasn’t here for the “negativity.” “Do you...
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LeBron James Drops Thabo Sefolosha With Crossover (Video)

LeBron is not usually known for his handle, but he put on display Wednesday when he made a really good defender look silly. Thabo Sefolosha is one of the more sound defenders in the league, but he was no match for this crossover from James. It was the only good thing to happen for James as the visiting Atlanta Hawks blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98.
Via Thacover2
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Cavaliers Film Room: First Quarter Love

When we last met in the Cavalier Film Room, we talked about Kyrie Irving’s defense. This time, we’re finally going to get into some of David Blatt’s offense. I’m going to start with what has become pretty obvious: Kevin Love is a really good first quarter player. Not only is Love an excellent first quarter player, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are an excellent first quarter...
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NBA MVP Rankings: Edition 3

Basketball Bicker 2014-15 NBA MVP Rankings 10. Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks (Previous Position: 5) Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks Stats: 18.8 PPG, 2.3 AST, 5.6 REB, 0.4 STL, 46.9 FG%, 34.0 3PT%, 87.5 FT% (PER: 21.6) Team record: 16-7 One of the lowest PERs of his career, but Dallas is playing well. The post 2014-15 NBA MVP Rankings: Edition 3 appeared first on...
Via Basketball Bicker
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LeBron James gets testy with Kenny Roda’s question

LeBron James got testy with a Cleveland reporter’s question after the Cavaliers lost 127-98 to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night. During his postgame news conference, Cavs head coach David Blatt called the loss embarrassing. In light of Blatt’s description of the defeat, WHBC’s Kenny Roda asked whether LeBron felt the loss was embarrassing. James...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game Recap: Hawks Get Revenge, Dominate Cavs

(Cleveland, OH) – Despite yet another hot start in the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers rapidly cooled off in a 127-98 drubbing delivered by the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday Night. After a 127-94 blowout loss to the Cavs a little over a month ago on November 15 in Cleveland, the Hawks were very hungry for revenge. The Hawks seized the opportunity and...
Via Cavaliers Nation
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LeBron James’ Cross-Over Sends Thabo Sefolosha To The

LeBron James and the Cavs fell to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, but The King had a SportsCenter top 10 play. After briefly tripping, LeBron hit  Thabo Sefolosha to the ground with the combo of moves. James was credited with the assists as Matthew Dellavedova wound up hitting a three-pointer. The post LeBron James’ Cross-Over Sends Thabo Sefolosha To The appeared first on Diehardsport.
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LeBron James made Thabo Sefolosha fall down with vicious crossover (VIDEO)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has made a living off making opposing defenders look bad. The latest victim was Thabo Sefolosha, who James crossed up in the first quarter of Wednesday night’s Cavs-Hawks game. Rather than using his big body to power his way to the rim, he elected to use a sick crossover to shake Sefolosha—who lost his footing and fell down...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs Hawks Behind the Box Score: Payback

Atlanta Hawks (18-7) 125 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) 96 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter At the end of the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers were leading the Atlanta Hawks by a 34-26 margin. In what was hoped to be a good matchup between two of the Eastern Conference’s better teams, the Cavaliers looked like they were up for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Kevin Love delivers amazing full court pass to LeBron James against Hawks

One of the entertaining reasons to watch the Cleveland Cavaliers play basketball is the amazing passing ability of Kevin Love. During tonight’s Cavs-Hawks game in the third quarter of play, Love delivered an amazing full-court pass that went past three Hawks defenders and found teammate LeBron James for an easy lay-up: Earlier in the same game, Love delivered another nice full...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Drops A Nasty Crossover On Thabo Sefolosha

LeBron James put a sick crossover on the Hawks Thabo Sefolosha Wednesday night, continuing to prove he is the best in the world.
Via Gamedayr
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LeBron James breaks Thabo Sefolosha’s ankles with nasty crossover

There are few things more enjoyable than watching basketball players using incredible crossovers to “break the ankles” of their defenders. Late in the first quarter of tonight’s Cavaliers-Hawks game, LeBron James was being guarded by Atlanta’s Thabo Sefolosha and used a nifty dribble move to get past him: The play ended in a Matthew Dellavedova three-pointer and another...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers-Hawks pregame dribbles

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 7 p.m. Records: Cavaliers 14-9; Hawks 17-7. TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Cavaliers Live pregame at 6:30). Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM; Cavaliers Radio Network. Projected Starters Hawks: C Al Horford; PF Paul Millsap; SF DeMarre Carroll; SG Kyle Korver; PG Shelvin Mack. Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Shawn Marion...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Though sick, Cavs' Kevin Love set to play against Hawks

  Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, who missed the team's morning shootaround with flu-like symptoms, will play against Atlanta. Love is averaging 17.8 points and 10.5 rebounds in 23 games. He grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds and scored 22 points in Monday's win over Charlotte. Love has 13 double doubles this season. Atlanta guard Jeff Teague, who leads the team in scoring and assists...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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