February 5, 2016

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Rick Noland: Cavaliers vs. Warriors should be lots of fun, just be sure not to put too much meaning into a December game

After you finish your ham, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and cranberry sauce — does anyone under 70 really like that stuff? — pour yourself a glass of eggnog, plop down on the couch and turn on the television. You’ll be treated to some great theater today when the Cavaliers play the Golden State Warriors Read More…

Cavs down Knicks in Cleveland’s first game with full roster

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are now 1-0 with their full complement of players, but it wasn’t easy. Or pretty. Now bring on the Golden State Warriors. The New York Knicks, average to begin with and playing without their best player in Carmelo Anthony, pushed Cleveland to the limit Wednesday before falling 91-84 at Quicken Loans Read More…

Cavs’ Shumpert talks about delivering baby

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert can joke about it now, but it was no laughing matter when his fiancée went into premature labor in their bathroom. Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr. arrived one month early, being born at 6:42 a.m. Wednesday as her father assisted Teyana Taylor in the delivery. He said mother and Read More…

NBA: Cavs get Kyrie back, cruise to win over 76ers

CLEVELAND — LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert stood in front of their lockers, happily singing along to “Picture Me Rollin’” by Chris Brown. No picture was needed, though, because the Cavaliers are indeed rolling. Irving finished with 12 points and four assists in his season debut Sunday afternoon, helping Cleveland cruise to a Read More…

Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving finally ready to make season debut

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving’s long road to recovery has reached the end. All the pain, the grueling hours of rehab, the unceasing wait is finally over for the Cavaliers’ star point guard. He can play again. “I’m back,” he wrote on Twitter on Saturday. Irving will make his season debut today against the Philadelphia 76ers, Read More…

Pro golfer Jason Day’s wife ‘sore, exhausted’ but OK after LeBron James landed on her during Thursday’s game

CLEVELAND — The wife of PGA champion Jason Day is suffering from concussion symptoms after NBA star LeBron James crashed into her during a Cavaliers game. Day’s agent, Bud Martin, issued a statement Friday morning saying Ellie Day “is resting comfortably and appreciates all of those who have reached out and are concerned about her.” Read More…

Shorthanded Cavaliers get big win over rolling Thunder thanks to big games from LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

CLEVELAND — LeBron James and the Cavaliers — at least those healthy enough to play — made a statement Thursday night. Shorthanded Cleveland registered an impressive 104-100 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder at sold-out Quicken Loans Arena, with James leading the way with 33 points, nine rebounds and 11 assists. “I’ve got to do Read More…

Cavs’ Irving not able to go tonight vs. Thunder

The Cavaliers will soon be whole again, but it won’t be tonight when they host the red-hot Oklahoma City Thunder at Quicken Loans Arena. Point guard Kyrie Irving won’t make his long-awaited return from a fractured kneecap, while shooting guard Iman Shumpert is expected to miss the game with a strained right groin sustained Tuesday Read More…

Cavaliers not sorry, win another physical battle with Celtics

BOSTON — No apologies. No retaliation. Just another Cleveland victory. LeBron James scored 24 points and Kevin Love returned to Boston to score 20 with eight rebounds Tuesday night, helping the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 89-77 in an uneventful rematch of last season’s bruising — but one-sided — first-round playoff series. It was Cleveland’s first Read More…

Browns make a run for it: Isaiah Crowell and Duke Johnson breathe life into team’s struggling running game vs. 49ers

CLEVELAND — Isaiah Crowell and Duke Johnson provided the highlight of the season for the Browns’ moribund ground game. Crowell rushed for a career-high 145 yards and two touchdowns, while rookie Johnson gained a season-best 78 yards Sunday as Cleveland cruised to a 24-10 win over the San Francisco 49ers. Largely thanks to their efforts, Read More…