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instagram, Smack / Jan 29, 2015 / 4:30 pm

J.R. Smith Knows He Had Little To Do With Kyrie Irving’s 55 Points (Pic)

J.R. Smith, Kyrie Irving

We were talking with another basketball writer last night and we both made comments about how much fun J.R. Smith gets out of being a professional basketball player. There are some characteristics he’s missing that could elevate his game to another level, but no one can accuse the man of not having good time, or some semblance of a sense of humor. After Kyrie Irving applauded how “It was a total team effort” following last night’s 55-point eruption, Smith’s reaction — a screen shot of which he posted to Instagram — is a good example why. Read More »

Video / Jan 28, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Watch Kyrie Irving Hit Game-Winning Trey In Final Seconds Of 55-Point Night

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (photo. ESPN Cleveland)

Not a bad night for Kyrie Irving. After scoring a career-high 28 points in the first half of Wednesday’s contest, the 22 year-old was nearly as hot throughout quarters three and four – and even hotter when it mattered most. Watch Irving drill a go-ahead three-pointer with just over six seconds remaining that gave his team a 99-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. Read More »

Video / Jan 28, 2015 / 8:15 pm

Watch Kyrie Irving Drop Nasty Step-Back Trey To Cap 28-Point First Half

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Who needs LeBron James? Well, when Kyrie Irving scores 28 first half points, perhaps not even the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the highlight of an utterly dominant 24-minute scoring display, watch Uncle Drew drop a filthy step-back three-pointer over Damian Lillard late in the second quarter of his team’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 12:30 pm

Report: Cavaliers “Lost Faith” Early In Season Due To Roster Makeup

Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith, LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t the super-team so many expected them to be over the first half of 2014-2015. Given the team’s play since a pair of midseason and the return of LeBron James from injury, it might still have a chance to live up to that billing. If not for those roster shuffles, however, the Cavaliers apparently believe their November and December struggles would have persisted. Read More »

Video / Jan 16, 2015 / 1:15 am

Watch Kyrie Irving Shake Ronnie Price And Finish With Acrobatic Layup

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Thursday’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers was all about Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. But Kyrie Irving had his moments amid excellent play from the future Hall-of-Famers, too. Watch the reigning All-Star MVP shake Ronnie Price with a dirty behind-back dribble then finish with an acrobatic layup through the Lakers defense during his team’s 109-102 win. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 14, 2015 / 2:15 pm

Report: Cavs Openly Questioning Their Coach As Cleveland Drama Drags On

David Blatt, Kyrie Irving

Fun fact: a LeBron James team hasn’t been under .500 this late in the season since his rookie (2003-04) year. That’s mind-boggling when you consider the personnel in Cleveland. A recent report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com sheds some light on their interteam snafus, and reveals that Cavs players have been openly questioning — to opponents even — the tactics employed by first-year head coach David Blatt — he who was ushered to the sideline last night in a somewhat aggressive move by ‘Bron. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 7, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Nike Introduces Sprawling “Black History Month” Collection

Nike "Black History Month" Collection

Nike is celebrating the upcoming Black History Month in February with a crazy collection of 28 items including 12 shoes and 16 apparel and accessory articles. The kicks include black/white color schemes of their latest signature releases, including the LeBron 12, Kyrie 1, KD 7, Kobe 9 Elite, the Air Jordan XX9, Air Jordan 1 and more. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 4, 2015 / 6:15 pm

Kyrie Irving Exits Cavs Loss Early With Back Pain; Out For Tomorrow’s Game

David Blatt, Kyrie Irving

Things have gone from bad to worse for the Cleveland Cavaliers. After leaving early in his team’s 109-90 home loss to the Dallas Mavericks today, Kyrie Irving has been ruled out of Cleveland’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday due to a sore lower back. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 2, 2015 / 12:00 pm

Report: LeBron James Has Been Hurt For “Some Time”

LeBron James

While LeBron James has put up similar numbers to year’s past, when he claimed four MVP awards, the explosiveness he’s known for and his high-flier act has only come in small doses this season upon his return to Cleveland. With the news he’s shutting it down for the next two weeks to rest an aching knee and back, coach David Blatt was asked about his star player’s health, and admitted James has been battling injuries longer than most even knew. Read More »

NBA / Dec 30, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Kyrie Irving Will Return Versus Hawks After Missing Two Straight Games

Kyrie Irving

Ill-effects gleaned from the absence of star players can snowball in a hurry. Just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers. As tension facing the league’s marquee team continues to mount, David Blatt, LeBron James, and company are getting some help in easing it tonight. Kyrie Irving will return to the lineup on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks after missing his team’s past two games. Read More »