TAG: Cleveland Cavaliers

Video / Oct 31, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Watch Kevin Love Toss Another Gorgeous Outlet To Streaking LeBron James

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. gifdsports Vine)

Who would have thought that LeBron James’ speed and power combined with Kevin Love’s rebounding and outlet passing would make basketball harmony? Oh. Everyone. After connecting on a pair of beautiful downfield throws last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ superstars are at it again on Friday against the Chicago Bulls. Read More »

Smack / Oct 31, 2014 / 2:00 pm

GIF: Cavs Employee Spotted Pouring Gatorade Into Powerade Bottle

Cavs employee Gatorade into Powerade

Perhaps you remember the brand snafu after Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals when LeBron James experienced cramping in the fourth quarter before the Spurs came back for the win. The official Twitter account for Gatorade tweeted out a dismissive missive claiming LeBron would have stayed properly hydrated if he had been drinking their performance drink. Powerade is an official sponsor of the NBA, and Gatorade later apologized for the tweet after we learned ‘Bron actually was drinking Gatorade. Well, in Cleveland’s disappointing loss last night at the Q, the performance drink battle continued when a Cavs employee was caught on camera pouring Gatorade into a Powerade bottle. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shape

Ray Allen

These seem like good times for Ray Allen. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply enjoying family life and managing his own time while mulling a decision as whether or not to play in the NBA this season. And as he told Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant, Allen is keeping a watchful eye on how teams perform during the regular season while away from the league. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Oct 31, 2014 / 11:30 am

Dan Le Batard Mocks Cavs And LeBron On Twitter

LeBron James

New uniforms, new court, the NBA’s best player returning to his hometown to play in a nationally televised home debut while a coterie of all-stars surround him. Check, check, check and check. Still, the Knicks played spoiler last night, 95-90 on TNT, when LeBron James and the Cavs came out flat to start the 2014-15 NBA season. As a result, Miami sports columnist and radio host Dan Le Batard, a frequent LeBron and Cavs foil ever since Decision 2.0 was announced, exhibited quite a bit of schadenfreude on Twitter during and after Cleveland’s stunning opening home loss. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Carmelo Anthony Spoils LeBron James’ Homecoming With Late-Game Dagger

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony

Who saw that coming? In what will surely rank as one of the most stunning outcomes of the entire 2014-2015 season, the New York Knicks spoiled LeBron James’ homecoming by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 95-90 on Thursday night. Read More »

Video / Oct 30, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Watch LeBron James Muscle His Way To First Basket With Cavaliers Since 2010

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LeBron James (photo. SBNation GIF)

Yup. We’ll be seeing a lot of this. Watch LeBron James scores his first basket as a Cleveland Cavalier since 2010 via a pin-point outlet pass from superstar teammate Kevin Love. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Fans In Attendance At Cavs Opener Will Join LeBron James In Pre-Game Chalk Toss

LeBron James

LeBron James polled his Twitter followers yesterday on whether or not he should perform his infamous chalk toss in 2014-2015. Considering that Nike has gifted fans in attendance of tonight’s Cleveland Cavaliers season-opener with confetti to make a dust cloud of their own, we think we know The King’s final decision. Read More »

Video / Oct 30, 2014 / 1:00 pm

LeBron James, Cavs, Clevelanders Come Together In Chilling Nike Ad

LeBron James, Nike

LeBron James, Nike (photo. Nike)

It’s almost that time. LeBron James’ homecoming will finally be complete in only a matter of hours. Just before The King takes the court in front of his Northeast Ohio brethren, Nike released this chill-inducing new ad that shows James, his teammates, and thousands of fans doing it “together” for Cleveland. Read More »

Smack / Oct 28, 2014 / 6:45 pm

David Blatt Says Cleveland As Title Favorite Is “Unfair” To Cavs, Other Contenders

David Blatt

It could be far worse for David Blatt. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ new coach is guiding arguably the most talented team in basketball and has the all-encompassing luxury of forging an identity around the singular presence of LeBron James. Sportsbooks have the Cavs as title favorites, and a majority of league personnel, analysts, and followers are choosing Blatt’s squad to win the Eastern Conference. His prospects for the 2014-2015 season are just a bit brighter than those of fellow rookie coach Derek Fisher’s with the New York Knicks, basically. Read More »

Video / Oct 27, 2014 / 4:00 pm

LeBron James Returns To Akron For “First Home Game” In New Commercial

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Sprite YouTube)

Bad news. You already missed LeBron James’ first home game in Northeast Ohio. The four-time MVP recently took to Akron’s Patterson Park and unveiled two refurbished basketball courts with the help of Sprite. In this inspiring new commercial, James reiterates what he’s stressed since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers: This is about far more than basketball. Read More »