Mike Brown responds to Tyronn Lue saying Boston tougher to defend than Golden State

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue recently made a splash by saying that the Boston Celtics were harder to defend than the Golden State Warriors. Some response was certainly expected from the Warriors. Acting coach Mike Brown supplied it. This is the latest jab between these two teams. Following his team’s Western Conference Finals win, Golden State owner Joe Lacob stated that...
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Dick’s Sporting Goods slipped again and sold Cavs NBA Finals merchandise early

On Tuesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, clinching a trip to the NBA Finals.Well, some of that is true – Cleveland did win the game by that score, but since they lost Game 3, they won’t be able to advance to the Finals until Thursday night.No one told that to Dick’s Sporting Goods, however. After Cleveland’s...
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LeBron James on closeout games: ‘Always the hardest’

The Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night can put the finishing touches on their march through the Eastern Conference with a Game 5 win over the Boston Celtics. But LeBron James took time to warn everyone, presumably his teammates, that closeout games are among the most difficult to win the postseason.“The closeout game is always the hardest, and Boston is going to make it even...
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Scottie Pippen: LeBron still hasn’t surpassed Jordan, Kobe

With LeBron James set to play in his seventh consecutive NBA Finals — wrap your head around that for a second! — there’s a lot of discussion currently brewing about how he stacks up against some of the league’s best of all-time.The most popular debate — which seems to be ongoing — is whether or not James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the GOAT. I personally believe he...
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Potential No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz looks positively jacked in recent photo

Potential No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz appears to have been hitting the weights quite a bit lately as he prepares for the 2017 NBA Draft.In fact, he looks like he might have added some significant weight, based on a recent picture of him at the gym. The former Washington point guard was listed at 195 pounds last year for the Huskies. He’s not 195 any more. That’s for sure...
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LeBron James botches wide-open dunk off another insane Kevin Love outlet pass

Another rough night for LeBron James got even rougher late in the third quarter of Game 4. After an insanely beautiful rebound and full-court outlet pass by Cavs forward Kevin Love, James took off for an uncontested dunk that would have given Cleveland its first lead since early in the first quarter.LeBron tried to destroy the rim, but instead he destroyed what should have been a...
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JR Smith brings prematurely born daughter home from hospital

JR Smith shared an incredible series of photos to his Instagram account on Tuesday that celebrate a true medical miracle.Smith’s daughter, Dakota, was born five months premature in January. Five months later, Smith and his wife finally got to take their baby home.“We Walked In Together We Walked Out Together!! Thank you so much to our extended family at the #NICU You all are...
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Celtics celebrated Game 3 win by Facetiming with Isaiah Thomas

While injured Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas couldn’t be in Cleveland on Sunday, he was with his team following its thrilling Game 3 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.“After Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left rattled home to lift Boston to a 111-108 triumph, Thomas texted all of his teammates with words of praise and support,” Chris Forsberg of ESPN wrote....
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The Cleveland Cavaliers let one go

Last night I watched the first half of game three between the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Boston Celtics. As the first quarter closed, things were unfolding as many self-proclaimed basketball heads expected. With leading scorer and leader Isaiah Thomas off the floor the Celtics were reaching, unable to find rhythm on the offensive end while treading water on the defensive end. The...
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