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Cleveland Cavaliers: Does the Number One Seed Matter?

For the first time since the beginning of last season, the Cleveland Cavaliers are not the number one seed in the Eastern Conference. The Boston Celtics are currently a half game ahead of the Cavs. It’s no secret that the Cavs are playing bad basketball right now. With the way both them and the Celtics […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Does the Number One Seed Matter? - King James Gospel...
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2 hours ago

NC State freshman guard Dennis Smith Jr. declares for NBA

Via Associated Press
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Kyrie Irving practices shot long after blowout loss to Spurs

Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers were in San Antonio for a nationally-televised matchup against the Spurs, resulting in an embarrassing 103-74 blowout loss for the road-bound Cavs. Cleveland just couldn’t get it going from the perimeter last night and really struggled on the defensive end of the floor. Through the first half, the Cavs were […] The post Kyrie Irving practices...
Via Cavs Nation
4 hours ago

Fear the Newsletter: Kyle Korver's foot is still bothering him

That and more in today’s newsletter. Here's today's Fear the Newsletter, where we will always try to set you up like Kyrie passing to LeBron off the glass. TALK TO ME: The Cavs were absolutely wrecked by the Spurs. It was not pretty. In injury news, Kyle Korver first was ruled out for Monday's game before being ruled out for the rest of the week. And it's the same issue that...
Via Fear The Sword
6 hours ago

What’s wrong with the Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cavs and Spurs squared off on Monday night, in a game that was never really close, from start to finish. San Antonio completely shut down Cleveland’s offense, and emerged victorious by a 103-74 margin. The Cavs were held to just 37 percent shooting from the field, and got outrebounded 52-40. Cleveland has now lost three of its last four games, with each of the losses coming...
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Cavaliers-Spurs, Kyle Korver injury reaction

Today’s show covers a rough 24 hours for the Cavs. Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by Fear the Sword’s Michael Drapcho (@M_Drapcho21) and The Lantern’s Kevin Stankiewicz (@kevin_stank) to recap the Cavs’ loss to the Spurs and talk Kyle...
Via Fear The Sword
7 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers Die by the Three Against Spurs; Lose by 29

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had defensive issues in the past, but this time it was their offense that suddenly disappeared last night. 1-6, 1-6, 0-3, 0-3. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who are one of the league’s best three point shooting teams, died by the three ball tonight. MUST READ: 23 Reasons Why LeBron Is Better Than […] Cleveland Cavaliers Die by the Three Against Spurs;...
Via King James Gospel
8 hours ago

Kyrie Irving returned to the court to get shots up after Cavaliers' blowout loss to Spurs

Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Dennis Smith Jr. expected to announce decision to turn pro on Tuesday

Surprise! Dennis Smith is going pro. No, wait, I meant the opposite of “surprise.” Dennis Smith Jr. has not made a formal announcement about his future at NC State, but that will change on Tuesday when he goes live on SportsCenter to discuss his plans. Smith, who is a certain NBA lottery pick, will be taking his dunktastic dunkery to the next level, obviously. Still it is funny...
Via Backing the Pack
19 hours ago

Kyle Korver to miss remainder of the week, Iman Shumpert out vs. Spurs

The Cavs’ wing depth figures to be tested in the next few days. Not only will Kyle Korver miss Monday’s game against the Spurs, but he will be shut down for the rest of the week. That means he’ll miss Thursday’s game against the Bulls and Friday’s game against the 76ers. From there, Korver’s sore left foot will be reevaluated. It’s the same issue that caused him to...
Via Fear The Sword
20 hours ago

Kobe Bryant: LeBron James has ‘earned’ right to rest

LeBron James has at least one prominent backer when it comes to the issue of sitting out games for rest: The Black Mamba.In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” on Monday, retired Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant defended James for resting.“When you miss a game, there is that one kid out there who isn’t going to be able to see his favorite player play,” said Bryant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Celtics have a chance against the Cavs in the playoffs

The Boston Celtics are currently a half-game behind the Cleveland Cavaliers for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They also have a far easier schedule than the Cavs and get to play Cleveland at home in their last matchup of the season. Currently, FiveThirtyEight gives them a 59 percent chance of stealing the No. 1 seed from the defending champs.It’d be easy to brush the...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith's daughter has breathing tube removed

Cleveland Cavailers forward J.R. Smith and his wife Jewel Harris welcomed their daughter Dakota into the world about five months earlier than anyone expected. As a result, the little one’s life was threatened from the moment she exited the womb.Thankfully Kota Bear, as she’s called by the family, hit a major milestone recently when her breathing tube was removed more than two...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue implies Cavs have better defensive sets but aren’t using them

The Cleveland Cavaliers have looked like a bunch of traffic cones on the defensive end as of late, but head coach Tyronn Lue appears to have an explanation for their struggles on that side of the ball.After the Cavs’ 127-115 loss at home to Washington on Saturday, Lue implied they had better defensive sets under their sleeves but were simply choosing not to reveal them before the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving downplays Cavs’ recent struggles

Kyrie Irving has proven to be something of a calming presence for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the team has needed it amidst a few struggles.After the Cavaliers picked up a big 112-105 victory over Charlotte Friday — a win that came after the team had lost six of their previous 10 — Irving was nonchalant, saying it was simply the team’s responsibility to tune out distractions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs resting multiple starters vs Clippers is a joke, NBA needs to take action

It’s time for the NBA to put an end to this whole rest-your-starters-in-March debacle, as fans have suffered for long enough. When the Cavaliers traveled to Staples Center on Saturday night, fans expected to see LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the game. The average resale ticket price for the game was over $300, and fans aren’t really interested in paying that amount...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/17: On this date the Montreal Shamrocks won the Cup

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while looking for the gold at the end of the rainbow. Happy birthday to Danny Ainge, John Smiley, Tyrone Hill, Mia Hamm, Andrew Ference and Kyle Korver. On this date in 1900 the Montreal Shamrocks swept the Halifax Crescents...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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