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Latest News / Jan 28, 2015 / 6:15 pm

LeBron James Unlikely To Play Versus Blazers

LeBron James

Kevin Durant is already out tonight with a minor injury, and the only player broadly considered the reigning MVP’s superior likely will be, too. According to multiple reports, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is doubtful for his team’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday with a sore right wrist. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 27, 2015 / 8:15 pm

Watch Kevin Love Find LeBron James For Dunk With Full-Court Outlet

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. James Herbert YouTube)

Football season is (finally) almost over. Fortunately for diehard fans of the gridiron, though, a pair basketball players do a pretty spot-on impression of a quarterback and wide receiver on the hardwood. Watch Kevin Love and LeBron James connect on a beautiful pitch-and-catch for a soaring slam early in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game agains the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 3:45 pm

LeBron James, Klay Thompson Named Players Of The Week

Klay Thompson, LeBron James

LeBron James is re-establishing himself as perhaps the game’s top player, and Klay Thompson is further staking his claim to legitimate stardom. Oh, and they’re leading their teams to lengthy winning streaks. Who else did you expect to be named Conference Players of the Week for games played between January 19 and 25? Read More »

Latest News / Jan 26, 2015 / 3:00 pm

LeBron James Believes Cavs Have “Improved Mentality More Than Anything”

LeBron James, Kevin Durant

Since LeBron James first returned to the court in a Jan. 13 loss to Phoenix, the Cavs have gone undefeated in six straight. James is averaging over 30 points per game in that stretch, and the Cavs have double-digit victory margins in their last four. James tells Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Joe Vardon it’s their “improved mentality more than anything” that’s led to the change in Cleveland’s fortunes. But it’s really just an a rested LeBron. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 9:15 am

Video: Kevin Durant’s One-Handed Smash Against Cavs

Kevin Durant

Sunday afternoon basketball made its triumphant return to national television this weekend, and it kicked off with back-to-back matchups that lived up to the hype. The main focus of the later game featured the Cavaliers and the visiting Thunder, centering on the battle between the former MVP (LeBron James) and the reigning 2014 MVP (Kevin Durant). KD and the Thunder fell, 108-98, but not before Durant threw down a hammerhead one-handed jam. 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 »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 23, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: LeBron James Flushes Home Half Court Alley-Oop From JR Smith

J.R. Smith, LeBron James

When news broke that J.R. Smith was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, we envisioned him being on the receiving end of lengthy lob passes from LeBron James. The high-fliers flipped the script on Friday against the Charlotte Hornets, though, with The King catching a pitch-perfect half court alley-oop from Smith and flushing it home. Read More »

All-Star, Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 7:45 pm

The 2015 NBA All-Star Starters Announced; Kyle Lowry Overtakes D-Wade

Kyle Lowry, Dwyane Wade

The 2015 All-Star starters have finally been announced, and there hasn’t been much of a change since the early January returns. Except, Stephen Curry has overtaken LeBron James as the leading vote getter overall, and Kyle Lowry has leapfrogged Dwyane Wade to be named an Eastern Conference starter in the backcourt with John Wall. All the 2015 NBA All-Star starters and final voting results after the jump. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Report: LeBron James Pitched Ray Allen While Rehabbing In Miami

LeBron James, Ray Allen

LeBron James surely missed the sun and surf of Miami winters, but he also had another reason to rehab from knee and back strains in warmer weather – to see an old friend. According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar recruited free agent sharpshooter and former teammate Ray Allen on his recent trip to South Florida. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 21, 2015 / 9:00 pm

Video: LeBron James Takes Flight For Angry Double-Pump Reverse Jam

LeBron James

After air-balling a free throw against the Utah Jazz early in the second quarter, LeBron James took out his frustration on the rim just a few minutes later. Watch The King take a perfect outlet from Kevin Love straight off the bounce and fly for an angry double-pump reverse jam that gets the Cleveland Cavaliers home crowd rocking. Read More »