June 25, 2016

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LeBron putting together another epic Finals performance

CLEVELAND — LeBron James has 181 points, 68 rebounds, 51 assists, 16 steals and 13 blocks through six games of the NBA Finals. Those are averages of 30.2, 11.3, 8.5, 2.67 and 2.17. All are tops in the series not only for the Cavaliers — he’s tied with Tristan Thompson in rebounding — but also Read More…

Warriors’ Kerr, Curry fined for Game 6 antics

Steve Kerr cried foul, Steph Curry fouled out, threw his mouthpiece and got ejected and Ayesha Curry took to Twitter. Other than that, there wasn’t a lot of news from the Golden State Warriors following their 115-101 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which set up a winner-take-all Read More…

NBA Finals, Cavaliers 115, Warriors 101: LeBron James scores 41 again as Cleveland forces Game 7, moves 1 win from long-awaited title

CLEVELAND — June 16, 2016, went a lot better for the Cavaliers than June 16, 2015, did. LeBron James made sure of it. On the one-year anniversary of the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA championship in Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, James and the Cavs jumped all over Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Read More…

NBA Finals Notes: LeBron James sticks to pregame ritual — napping

CLEVELAND — LeBron James watched part of a movie and took a nap prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals, while Tristan Thompson tuned in to Home & Garden Television. “I sleep, for the most part,” James said Thursday at the Cavaliers’ morning shootaround. “I’ll watch a movie at some point, but not watch Read More…

Cavs’ Love praised by Lue, but LeBron expecting more in Game 6

CLEVELAND — Coach Tyronn Lue praised Kevin Love’s performance in Game 5 of the NBA Finals during his media session Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Love, who had two points on 1-for-5 shooting and three rebounds in 33 minutes, attributed his lack of statistical production to great nights by Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, who Read More…

Warriors looking for boost with Green’s return

CLEVELAND — Draymond Green is back, and he’d like nothing more than to help the Golden State Warriors do the same thing June 16, 2016 — on the same court, no less — that they did exactly one year ago. Up 3-2 in the best-of-seven NBA Finals, the Warriors can win their second straight title Read More…

Cavs hoping to duplicate Game 5 success, even NBA Finals series

There’s a fine line between superstars completely taking over a game and superstars dominating the ball so much that they kill their team’s offensive flow. LeBron James and especially Kyrie Irving expertly walked that line Monday night in leading the Cavaliers to a 112-97 road victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of Read More…

Cavs notes: Warriors expect boost from Green’s return

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue knows Game 6 of the NBA Finals will be more difficult with Draymond Green back in the Golden State Warriors’ lineup. Warriors coach Steve Kerr knows that alone won’t be a magical cure for everything his team did wrong in Cleveland’s 112-97 Game 5 victory at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. With the Read More…

NBA Finals: Golden State’s Draymond Green suspended for Game 5 as Cavaliers and Warriors trade shots off the court

LeBron James wasn’t happy when Draymond Green reportedly called him a word that rhymes with “itch” near the end of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, but his feelings weren’t hurt, as Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson opined Sunday at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. Now if the Cavaliers lose in Game 5 tonight at 9 Read More…

Cavs notes: LeBron James talks like he’s sticking around

LeBron James sounded Sunday like a guy who plans on playing for the Cavaliers for a long time to come. Happy to again be playing just up the road from his native Akron and eager to continue his hands-on work with the LeBron James Family Foundation, the four-time league MVP made it sound like his Read More…