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Report: David Blatt Wants LeBron James and Kevin Love to ‘Eat’ First

Despite mounting a furious second half comeback Wednesday night in Utah, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their third loss in four games.<p>The Cavs …

Report: Kevin Love Expected To Leave Cavaliers

Kevin Love has attended just one Cavaliers playoff game since his shoulder surgery. It’s fair to say he’s checked out — but not just for the …

LeBron James: Latest Contract News, Rumors on Cavaliers Star's Future

Link to Media<p>Even though LeBron James likely isn't going anywhere this summer, the former NBA MVP is reportedly opting out of his contract and waiting to see how things play out for the Cleveland Cavaliers' other free agents before making a commitment.<p>Continue for updates.<p>LeBron Reportedly Opts …

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Amazing run for Cavs and their fearless leader likely to endure

<b>CLEVELAND</b> — David Blatt said it best.<p>"Not every story has a happy ending," the Cavaliers coach said. "It doesn’t mean it’s a bad story."<p>Blatt was …

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Marlana VanHoose Absolutely Rocks National Anthem Before Finals Game 6

Marlana VanHoose a blind teenager who also suffers from cerebral palsy, absolutely destroyed the National Anthem before tonights Warriors-Cavs game.<p>Marlana VanHoose, a blind 19-year-old who also suffers from cerebral palsy, sang the "Star Spangled Banner" before Game 6 tonight in Cleveland and she …

LeBron James gave us everything — and now can start winning again

LeBron James' eyes were clear. No tears because you don't cry for familiar pain. He grabbed the microphone with his head down, weary and defeated, …

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Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov says official Joey Crawford apologized for 'shut up' remark

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov told Northeast Ohio Media Group that veteran NBA official Joey Crawford apologized for telling him …

Even After the Loss, LeBron James Is Still a Titan of Modern Sport

The Cavs went down swinging, yeah, but the story was much bigger than that.<p>Congratulations, first of all, to the Golden State Warriors and their long-suffering fans. Being a good loser takes many years of practice. Being a great loser takes 50 fucking years and more.<p>The good loser understands that …

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LeBron James to Cavaliers fans: 'Hopefully I was an inspiration'

Cavaliers forward LeBron James spoke about the end of the season while getting a haircut.<p>LeBron James' barber is sure getting a lot of attention …

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Reserves Matthew Dellavedova, J.R. Smith help Cavs close out Bulls

CHICAGO -- No dominant performance by LeBron James. Not much from Kyrie Irving, either.<p>Somehow, the Cleveland Cavaliers still found a way to advance …

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NBA Playoffs 2015: Friday Schedule, Odds, Picks for Conference Semifinal Action

Link to Media<p>Rushing to conclusions rarely works out in sports, even during a seven-game NBA playoff series. After facing early obstacles, each conference's No. 1 seed can advance to the conference finals with a Friday night victory.<p>Remember a time long, long ago when the Golden State Warriors …

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J.R. Smith teases Knicks on Instagram after Cavaliers advance

What do you do when you finally reach the Conference Finals after six years? You brag about it, DUH<p>What do you do when you whoop the Chicago Bulls 4-2 in the playoffs? Smash out some Instagram memes of course.<p>JR Smith was pumped up after earning a place in the Eastern Conference Finals and he …

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Andrew Bogut: ‘We need to respect this game, and come into it like it’s our last’

MEMPHIS - Many of the Warriors were group chatting Tuesday night, when Houston used a 48-19 run to stave off the Clippers’ closeout chance in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinal series.<p>It was a great reminder for the Warriors, who can close out Memphis on Wednesday night in Game 6, not to …

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Draymond Green asked himself a question at a postgame press conference

And he gave a shout-out to his teammate in the process!<p>No one can argue with the fact that Steph Curry and Draymond Green had an amazing night last night. It makes sense that after the game, they'd be the ones chosen to speak with reporters. But Green wanted to make sure the efforts of his teammate …

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Steph Curry's plan for 62-foot shot: 'Just chuck it up'

Stephen Curry can just make 62-footers with ease.<p>Stephen Curry proved that he truly does have unlimited range last night by swishing a 62-footer at …

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Cavs' Irving sits out practice, status for Game 1 uncertain

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James should have had a stethoscope hanging around his neck as he reeled off the latest medical updates on him and …

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David Blatt: Hoping Kyrie Irving progresses by game time

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Kyrie Irving's status for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday remains up in the air, …

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NBA Playoffs: 10 things to watch for the conference finals

We're down to four teams: The Warriors, Rockets, Cavaliers and Hawks. Get excited.<p>The conference finals are upon us, with the Golden State Warriors …

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Steph Curry, the People's Champion, Will Not Be Stopped

After a historic regular season – capped off by his first MVP award – the Golden State star has his team steamrolling opponents and is halfway to a …

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Bulls can't slow down LeBron James for a second game, lose 106-91

CLEVELAND — Tristan Thompson started at power forward for Mike Miller. The Cavaliers changed their pick-and-roll coverage early, matching the smaller but more mobile Thompson on Pau Gasol and Timofey Mozgov on Joakim Noah.<p>But the Cavaliers' biggest adjustment in Wednesday's 106-91 blowout of the …

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Bulls vs. Cavaliers: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

Link to Media<p>LeBron James took it upon himself to even the Cleveland Cavaliers' Eastern Conference semifinals clash with the Chicago Bulls at one game each Wednesday night, leading his team to a 106-91 Game 2 win.<p>The superstar—once again wearing a headband—finished with 33 points, eight rebounds …

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Derrick Rose goes third straight game without free throw attempt

CLEVELAND -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has not taken a free throw in three straight games.<p>That's the first time that has happened in his …

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What It's Like to Watch My Brother Stephen Curry During His Amazing MVP Season

Link to Media<p><i>Few people have watched Stephen Curry put together his MVP campaign while leading the Warriors to the NBA's best record with more interest than his younger brother, Seth Curry, a former Duke Blue Devil and now a member of the D-League's Erie BayHawks.</i><p><i>Seth recently spoke with B/R and</i> …

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LOOK: Ohio State's Cardale Jones is coming for Joakim Noah

Cardale Jones didn't take too kindly to a comment from Joakim Noah.<p>Cardale Jones and the Ohio State Buckeyes were at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday …

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NBA Draft 2015: 1st-Round Mock Draft, Landing Spots for Coveted Prospects

Link to Media<p>The 2015 NBA draft won't take center stage until the playoffs end. Yet the process is starting to heat up, with the combine and lottery both coming up over the next few weeks. Both events are key in determining the futures of the most high-profile prospects.<p>Given the structure of this …

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