Hawks Overwhelm Celtics, Will Face Cavs In Second Round Of NBA PlayoffsPaul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. Al Horford and Kent Bazemore each added 15 points for the Hawks, who earned their first playoff series win over Boston since the St. Louis Hawks beat the Celtics in the 1958 Finals.
Cavs Coach Lue Believes David Blatt Deserves Another ChanceBlatt was fired in January despite a 30-11 record and replaced by Lue, who guided Cleveland to the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
WATCH: Kevin Love Talks About Challenge Of Not Knowing Who Cavs Will Face Next Round, How To Use Layoff To AdvantageBy the end of Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers might know who they will face in the next round of the NBA Playoffs. Or they might not. The Hawks and Celtics will battle in Game 6 in Atlanta, with the Hawks currently holding a 3-2 lead in the series. In the meantime, the Cavs are attempting to use the layoff to their advantage, resting up and awaiting their opponent for the second round.
Source: Knicks Interview Former Cavs Coach David Blatt For Coaching JobThe New York Knicks have interviewed former Cleveland coach David Blatt for their head coaching position, a person with knowledge of the details said Wednesday.
Cavaliers Making Most Of Long Break Between Playoff RoundsKyrie Irving's freakish knee injury in the NBA Finals last year taught him a valuable lesson about what it takes to get through a postseason. "A lot of luck," he said.
Cavs PG Kyrie Irving: 'We Have Two Of The Best Closers In The Game Playing On One Team'If the ball sticks in the hands of the Cavaliers' most talented players with the game on the line, point guard Kyrie Irving doesn't exactly see a problem with it.
WATCH: Tyronn Lue, Kyrie Irving Talk About How Cavs Are Preparing For Second Round Of NBA PlayoffsAnd now they play the waiting game. The Cleveland Cavaliers, after wrapping up a first-round sweep of the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night, have been forced to sit back, watch and wait to find out who they'll play in the second round of the NBA playoffs.
Sam Amico Discusses What's Happening In The NBA Playoffs While The Cavaliers WaitSam Amico of Amico Hoops and Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss the Cavaliers waiting for their 2nd round opponent which could be Boston or Atlanta, the Pacers wasting their opportunity against the Raptors, all of the injuries and how they affect the West playoffs, and more.
Owners Of Pistons, Cavs Trying To Bring MLS To Detroit Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert are teaming up to try to bring a Major League Soccer team to downtown Detroit.
After Sweep, Cavs Wait For Next Opponent In NBA PlayoffsThe Cavaliers don't know who they'll play next in the NBA playoffs, but they know when they'll play.
Fred McLeod on Kyrie: "When He's Playing At That Level, This Ball Club Is, Without Question, Knocking On The Door Of A Title"Fred McLeod talks about the Cavs' series win over the Pistons to advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the depth in the Eastern Conference as the Cavs await the Hawks-Celtics winner, Steph Curry's injury status and the playoff performances of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love...
No Heartbreak: Cavs' Sweep Saves Bieber Concert In ClevelandThe Cavaliers swept the Detroit Pistons and spared Justin Bieber fans any heartbreak.