Ty Lue does not come out to coach Cavs for second half due to illness

Tyronn Lue did not come to coach the Cavaliers for the second half of their game on Saturday in Chicago.When Cleveland came out for the third quarter of their game against the Bulls, they did so without their head coach, who stayed behind in the locker room. Larry Drew took over as acting head coach as he did previously this season when Lue missed the second half of Cleveland’s game...
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Roster move required soon for Cavaliers

The Cavaliers will have to add a player to their roster in the coming days in order to get to the NBA-mandated minimum of 14 players (not including two-way contracts). Cleveland is currently carrying 13 players on standard NBA contracts.The NBA’s roster rules allow a team to carry fewer than 14 players for up to two weeks at a time before getting back up to the minimum. The Cavs...
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LeBron James: ‘Challenging’ playing without Kevin Love

Kevin Love has been blamed for team problems throughout his Cleveland Cavaliers career, but his injury has led LeBron James and Co. to realize the power forward’s value.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin noted what LeBron said following the struggling squad’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.“It’s been a long time since I haven’t played with another All-Star on my team. So, having Kev out has...
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game Recap: Late Rally Falls Short

(Portland, OR) — Despite a fourth-quarter rally that made it a one-possession game with less than three minutes left, the Cleveland Cavaliers came up short, losing 113-105 to the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center on Thursday night. The loss was the Cavs’ third in their last four contests, while the Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to 11 games. With just under five...
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LeBron James, Ty Lue have tense exchange

LeBron James and Ty Lue had a tense exchange late in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game at Portland on Thursday night.As James was on the bench, he looked over Lue’s way and the two had words for each other: The Vertical’s Chris Mannix says Lue had issues with James’ shot selection, leading to the exchange. Apparently the two also traded words on consecutive possessions prior to it continuing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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The Derrick Rose saga comes full circle

I remember Derrick Rose going down with his ACL injury with little over a minute left against the Sixers in the Chicago Bulls' first playoff game in 2012. At the time, I wrote an article wondering if Rose would ever reach the heights he appeared capable of after becoming the youngest MVP in league history.It looks like we have the answer.Actually, we’ve had it for a long time now...
Via The Sports Post
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J.R. Smith disappointed with lack of communication about benching

J.R. Smith was disappointed about the lack of communication from Tyronn Lue regarding his benching.Prior to the Cavaliers’ game against the Suns on Tuesday, Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue made the decision to have Kyle Korver start the game in favor of Smith, who has struggled this season. Smith appeared to take the move itself in stride. However, he said he wished there was more...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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