Cavs' Tyronn Lue Looks To Kyrie Irving To Continue Playing AggressivelyIt wasn't a perfect effort. But it will do. The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of New Orleans on Saturday night, riding a 29-point effort by Kyrie Irving and 27-point performance by LeBron James to dismiss the struggling Pelicans at Quicken Loans Arena, snapping the Cavs' recent two-game skid.
Irving, James Lead Cavaliers Past Pelicans 99-84Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, LeBron James added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from two straight losses with a 99-84 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
Cavs Without Kevin Love, Matthew Dellavedova For Saturday's GameThe Cavaliers will be without Kevin Love and Matthew Dellavedova when Cleveland battles the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena, head coach Tyronn Lue revealed prior to the matchup.
Cavs' LeBron James On Losing To Celtics On Buzzer-Beater: 'How We Lost, It Hurts'Sweat poured off of the body of LeBron James, each drop poisoned with frustration and disappointment, as the Cleveland Cavaliers' star forward entered the locker room at 10:58 p.m. on Friday night. James pulled the head phones free from his ears, skipping his normal postgame routine and approaching his locker, turning once he reached the corner of the room -- still wearing his soaking wet shirt -- and nodding as if to say, "fire away."
Injury And Insult: Cavs' Kevin Love Suffers Leg Injury In Last-Second Loss To Celtics; Hopes To Play SaturdayMaybe when the Boston Celtics return to Quicken Loans Arena on March 5, Kevin Love should just sit out. In the first game for the Cleveland Cavaliers at home against Boston since Love was injured in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference playoffs last year, the star power forward suffered a leg injury and missed the entire fourth quarter. To add further insult to injury, Avery Bradley connected on a buzzer-beating three-pointer at the end of regulation to lift the Celtics over the Cavs in surprising fashion, 104-103, despite Cleveland holding a four-point lead in the closing seconds.
Bradley's 3-pointer At Horn Gives Celtics 104-103 WinAvery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Chris Fedor Says Cavs Have "A Lot Of Bad Habits To Break" To Compete With Warriors, Spurs In JuneChris Fedor talks about the Cavs' matchup with the Celtics on Friday night, the bad habits that this team must break to be able to compete with the Warriors and Spurs on a regular basis and the style of play under Tyronn Lue...
Cavs' J.R. Smith Disappointed To Not Be Selected For NBA's 3-Point ShootoutEight players were selected to participate in the Three-Point Shootout at NBA All-Star Weekend. J.R. Smith was not one of them. On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers' guard voiced his disappointment following the announcement that Devin Booker, Chris Bosh, Steph Curry, James Harden, Klay Thompson, Khris Middleton, and J.J. Redick would be taking part in the competition -- not Smith.
Lin Scores 24 As Hornets Rally To Beat Cavaliers 106-97Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 on Wednesday night.
Hornets G Walker Sits Out Game vs Cavs With Sore KneeCharlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss Wednesday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sore left knee.
Jared Zwerling's Biggest Threat To The Cavaliers In The East: "None."Jared Zwerling, senior NBA writer for the NBA Players Association, joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss the path Cleveland is on under new head coach Tyronn Lue, why no other Eastern conference teams are in the same class, what type of player he would add to the team to make it better at the trade deadline, how Tyronn Lue is improving certain players, and more.
The Nick Wilson Experiment: Two-Fer Tuesday February 2ndOn Nick Wilson's weekly "Two-fer Tuesday" segment, he fields two statements and decides which is the more likely to be true