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Cavs star forward Kevin Love sidelined with back spasms

CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers star forward Kevin Love will not play Thursday night against Phoenix because of back spasms. Love has been bothered by a sore back for several days. He sat out the second half of Monday night's loss at Golden State as a precaution and the team was hopeful he would be able to face the Suns. However, Love was unable to make it through the entire morning shootaround...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Phoenix Suns at Cleveland Cavaliers – January 19th, 2017

:::: Click Here For Full CavsNation Pregame Stat Guide :::: UPCOMING MILESTONES:  Kyrie Irving needs 15 points to pass Larry Nance for 8th most in Cavaliers’ history. With 12 defensive rebounds, Tristan Thompson passes Jim Brewer and secures the eighth most in franchise history. With one block, Channing Frye reaches 500 in his career. After getting blown out […] The post...
Via Cavs Nation
1 hour ago

John Tortorella challenges LeBron: “Not a chance” he could play hockey

John Tortorella is poking fun at fellow Ohio sports star LeBron James.According to Keith Britton of 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, Tortorella jokingly asserted James wouldn’t be able to transition to hockey despite his athletic prowess. Torts challenged him to skate with the Blue Jackets. “Not a chance,” Tortorella said.  “He can’t skate. He’s too damn big, he can’t skate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Phoenix Suns: start time, tv info, preview

The Cavs are back in action, though they may be missing Kevin Love The Cleveland Cavaliers haven’t been all that good at basketball in awhile. There are a number of reasons why this might be the case. There might be a certain level of regular season apathy that has taken hold. I’d be lying if I didn’t say I felt some of that myself. There was a chance that this regular season...
Via Fear The Sword
7 hours ago

WATCH: Dennis Smith Jr.: NC State's Explosive Freshman

Dennis Smith Jr. has had and explosive start to his freshman season at NC State. Smith has become known for his dynamic and high-flying dunks while doing a little bit of everything on the court. Smith is top 5 in the ACC in scoring with 19.1 points per game and leads the league in assists per game (6.21).
Via ACC Digital Network
8 hours ago

UPDATE: 3 Current Free Agents That the Cavaliers Should Target

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the NBA’s best teams, but they could certainly use some help from these specific free agents to eventually trump GS. If you watched Monday’s game in Golden State, you are probably a little scared for this Cleveland Cavaliers team. The Warriors looked dominate on both sides of the ball, […] UPDATE: 3 Current Free Agents That the Cavaliers Should...
Via King James Gospel
12 hours ago

WATCH: Kemba Walker shows off ridiculous handles

While Kyrie Irving might draw all the attention for having the best dribbling skills in the NBA, we’d be remiss to leave Kemba Walker out of this discussion. Irving dribbled his way out of trouble on Wednesday night when it looked like he would surely be trapped in the corner. He shortened his dribble a bit to confuse a defender, then juked another one. He then calmly found Roy...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver, champion Cavs still getting to know each other

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Kyle Korver feels mostly moved in. Off the floor, that is. The newest member of the Cleveland Cavaliers still has some adjusting to do before he feels completely at home with the NBA champions, who have struggled of late. ''Every day it gets better and better,'' he said. Acquired earlier this month in a trade with Atlanta, Korver practiced with the Cavs...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Jr. amazes in yet another highlight video

Another highlight video documenting the mind-blowing on-court exploits of one LeBron James Jr. recently hit the Internet. Put plainly, this impressive prodigy is on is way to following in the footsteps of his Cleveland Cavaliers superstar father. And he’s only 12. Granted, a highlight video by its nature can be a bit misleading. But this most recent mixtape celebrates there’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' Love limited in practice, questionable against Suns

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was limited in practice with a sore back and is questionable for Thursday's game against Phoenix. Love didn't have any contact during Wednesday's practice, the Cavs' first since returning from a six-game road trip. Coach Tyronn Lue said Love participated in the first half of the workout. During the portion open to media, Love...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green disagrees with LeBron, says Warriors-Cavs is a rivalry

Monday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers featured many elements of a rivalry. LeBron James may choose to ignore that, but Draymond Green is embracing it. Over the weekend, LeBron reiterated that he does not believe the Cavs and Warriors are rivals. After Golden State pounded Cleveland by a score of 126-91, Green disagreed with James. “Yeah...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cavaliers used blowout loss to Warriors as a Kyle Korver experiment

The Cavaliers got blown out by the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.As my colleague Dieter Kurtenbach pointed out, the loss is ultimately unimportant. The Cavaliers were at the end of a long road trip, and a weeknight game in January is not the same as Game 7 of the NBA Finals. The Cavs will rebound from this, and will be there at the end of the season.Monday night was somewhat...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

WATCH: Draymond Green mocks LeBron James after flop

What happens when LeBron James and Draymond Green collide? LeBron falls to the ground, and according to Draymond, flops hard. Did LeBron flop? Was the foul a touch too hard? Was it some combination of both? You can judge for yourself. Warriors' Draymond Green hard fouls Cavaliers' LeBron James & then mocks his flailing (all angles) pic.twitter.com/rzOTYiXhFt — Ben Golliver...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan pays $52,000 for courtside tickets to Warriors-Cavs

If you don’t think the Golden State Warriors’ home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the hottest ticket in town, get a load of this. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, a fan paid over $52,000 for four court-side tickets to the game featuring the opponents in the past two NBA Finals. $52,088: Price paid by fan for four courtside seats...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs GM wants to add another playmaker

Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin spoke with the media on Friday and made it pretty clear that he wants to add another playmaker to the team. Nearly a week after the Cavs acquired sharpshooter Kyle Korver from Atlanta, Griffin explained that the team still wants to make another addition. “It’s something where we’re all pretty keenly aware that it would help take some burden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s going on with the Cleveland Cavaliers?

While the Cleveland Cavaliers are the No. 1 team in the Eastern Conference and have one of the best records in the NBA at 28-10, the team has not looked the same over the last few weeks. On top shooting struggles and a stagnant offense, the Cavs have lost four of their last nine games, and three of their last five. In each of their recent losses, and even in a few of their wins,...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith shares photo of daughter born five months premature

J.R. Smith and wife Jewel Harris recently revealed their daughter Dakota was born five months premature earlier this month and weighed only one pound at birth. The Cleveland Cavaliers star and Harris made the heartbreaking announcement in a video posted to Twitter via LeBron James’ Uninterrupted online platform. .@TheRealJRSmith and his wife share difficult family news. pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver to make Cavaliers debut Tuesday night vs. Jazz

Veteran shooting guard Kyle Korver will make his Cleveland Cavaliers debut Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz after getting traded from the Atlanta Hawks last week. Korver is one of the best 3-point shooters in the game. He ranks eighth all-time in 3-pointers made with 1,952, and his career average from beyond the arc is 42.9 percent. For that reason, LeBron James gave his new...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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