August 29, 2015

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Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving says he has no regrets, doesn’t blame organization for broken kneecap, calls it “freak moment”

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CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving is trying to stay positive during a tough time for him emotionally, but he has no regrets. The Cavaliers point guard met with the media Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena for the first time since fracturing his left kneecap a week ago in overtime of Game 1 of the NBA Finals Read More…

Cavaliers Notes: Matthew Dellavedova says he’ll be ready to go in Game 4 after issue with cramping

CLEVELAND — To the surprise of absolutely no one, Matthew Dellavedova expects to be in the Cavaliers’ starting lineup tonight at Quicken Loans Arena for Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. After scoring a playoff career-high 20 points with five rebounds and four assists Tuesday in Cleveland’s 96-91 Game 3 Read More…

NBA Finals: LeBron James and Matthew Dellavedova deliver as Cavaliers down Warriors again to grab 2-1 lead in series

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CLEVELAND — Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen, but LeBron James has, drum roll please, Matthew Dellavedova. The best player in the world and an undrafted second-year guard from Australia led the Cavaliers to a 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More…

Cavaliers: Team has already shown the heart of a champion

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Regardless of what happens tonight in Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena — or in the rest of the NBA Finals, for that matter — the 2014-15 Cavaliers have left no doubt about one thing: They have the heart of a champion. Once a glitzy, glamorous group, the Cavs are now, to paraphrase Michael Stanley’s Read More…

Cavs notes: Matthew Dellavedova delights again in Game 2 victory

CLEVELAND — The man from The Land Down Under is back on top of the world again. Australian-born Matthew Dellavedova, who was scoreless in the Cavaliers’ Game 1 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors, was in the middle of a ton of key plays Sunday as Cleveland tied the NBA Finals at a game Read More…

Commentary: Without Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers must be mentally tough and play smarter to have chance to beat Warriors

Since things continue to go badly for the Cavaliers from the shoulders down, it’s more important than ever that they stay strong — and play a tad bit smarter — from the neck up. Even that might not be enough, but it’s the only choice Cleveland players and coaches have. The Cavs not only lost Read More…

VIDEO: Rick Noland talks Cavs

Cavs beat writer Rick Noland reviews the ups and downs of the 2014-15 season. Here, he talks about the playoff run. And here’s his prediction for the Finals.

Noland: It pains me to say this, but Warriors in six

Prior to the start of the regular season, I picked the Cavaliers to beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Finals. Prior to the start of the postseason, I picked the Cavs to defeat the Golden State Warriors in the finals. It follows, then, that I will pick the Cavs to beat the Warriors Read More…

LeBron hopes performance fit for a king delivers title to Cleveland

When the Cavaliers meet the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 tonight at Oracle Arena, LeBron James will be appearing in his sixth NBA Finals and fifth straight, the latter making him — and teammate James Jones — the only players in league history to do so with two teams. He’s been a two-time champion, Read More…

LeBron James ready to lead Cavs as they go for first NBA title

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LeBron James made a guarantee during NBA Finals media day Wednesday at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. “All I can guarantee is we’re going to play hard,” the Cavaliers small forward said. “We’re going to give everything that we’ve got in these (first) two games (on the road). “Coaches will give us the proper game Read More…