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Latest News / Nov 19, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Gregg Popovich Chastises Media In Defense Of LeBron James’ Return To Cavs

Matt Bonner, LeBron James, Gregg Popovich

Did the San Antonio Spurs’ dethroning of the Miami Heat lead to LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers? Cynics say so, but Gregg Popovich thinks that’s a belief driven by media-helmed narrative. In advance of his team’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, the reigning Coach of the Year defended James by holding reporters responsible for scrutiny constantly facing the four-time MVP. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 17, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players Of The Week

LeBron James, Damian Lillard

And this is why sample size always matters. After struggling through their first few outings of the 2014-2015 season, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week for games played between November 10 and November 16. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 16, 2014 / 12:15 pm

The Cavaliers Set An NBA Record For Three-Pointers Last Night (Video)

LeBron James

The Cavs hit nine in a row to start their game against visiting Atlanta last night. They ended up hitting 11 in a row and 13-for-17 in the first half of their 127-94 cakewalk at home. LeBron James had three of them, Kevin Love and Joe Harris had two apiece with Shawn Marion and Dion Waiter each hitting one. They’re the first team in NBA history to go 9 for 9 or better from deep in a quarter, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Read More »

Video / Nov 16, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch LeBron James Block Shot Out Of Bounds, Search For Ball In Cavs Crowd

LeBron James

LeBron James (David Richard, USATODAY)

Remember when LeBron James didn’t have his swagger? Those late October days seem very, very far gone now. Watch The King highlight another dominant performance by soaring to block a shot deep into the Cleveland Cavaliers’ crowd and search for the ball during his team’s 127-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 15, 2014 / 1:35 am

Watch LeBron Drop 41 As The Cavs Rally From 19 Down In The Fourth To Win

LeBron James

LeBron James (Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports)

Kyrie Irving took over early in the fourth with his Cavs down 19, outpacing the C’s 13-4. He then told LeBron James, “Be aggressive.” Welp, James asked for it, and he proceeded to outscore the entire Celtics team, 10-7, in the game’s last six minutes to help the Cavs come back from that huge fourth quarter deficit and win, 122-121. Read More »

Smack / Nov 14, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Kevin Love Denies That Silly Lakers Rumor & The “Joint” Handshake With Kyrie Irving

Kevin Love, Jrue Holiday

Since the Cavs had almost a full work week off following their win over the Pellies on Monday night, rumors have run rampant about Kevin Love. First there was that Lakers tidbit buttressed by barely a kernel of evidence in Sam Smith’s heavily maligned piece, then Love and Kyrie Irving performed a Rasta handshake after the win on Monday, which Cleveland brass explained in a pretty lame way. Love somehow combined the two similarly idiotic stories when recently asked about the Lakers rumor. Read More »

Smack / Nov 13, 2014 / 4:45 pm

LeBron James Says He’s Excited To Play In Boston: “I Love A Little Adversity”

LeBron James

You might think that LeBron James would rather not play on the road against the Boston Celtics. Though The King has had no problems dispatching of Bean Town’s team since 2010, the green and gold faithful are still among sports’ most overtly passionate fans, and no player gets them riled up like LeBron. Instead of being bothered by the animosity he faces at TD Garden, though, James insists he relishes it. Read More »

Smack / Nov 12, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Cavs Laughably Say Irving-Love “Spliff” DAP Was “Sharpening…Mustache”

Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving

At the conclusion of Cleveland’s 118-110 victory over the Pelicans on Monday, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love engaged in a complicated victory handshake that appeared to end with an homage to toking on a spliff. The Cavs have issued a statement on the cannabinoid *high*-five, and it’s as ridiculous as you’d think. Read More »

Smack / Nov 11, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Anthony Bennett Says He Can Now “See What Plays The Coach Wants To Run”

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett had one of the worst rookie seasons of any No. 1 overall pick in NBA history. Offseason shoulder surgery meant he came into camp out of shape. He vacillated between both forward spots during a chaotic year in Cleveland, and shot more three-pointers than necessary, while only connecting on 24.5 percent of them because it’s likely he couldn’t even see the rim from 24 feet out. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 11, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Watch Anthony Davis Do A Little Bit Of Everything In Close Loss To Cavs

Anthony Davis, Kevin Love (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

Anthony Davis, Kevin Love (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

The Cavs came back to beat the Pelicans, 118-111, last night to avoid losing their second consecutive game at Quicken Loans Arena. Despite the loss, Anthony Davis showed why he’s become the profile de jure for NBA scribes this season. His overall performance in the loss — with 27 points (11-of-21 shooting), 14 rebounds, four assists, four steals and three blocks — still has fans and analysts alike salivating at his potential. Read More »