October 2, 2014

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Cavs bounce back after losing big lead, beat 76ers to snap losing skid

PHILADELPHIA – Unable to hold on to a 19-point lead, Daniel Gibson wasn’t about to let the game completely get away from the Cavaliers. Cleveland called a timeout and Gibson called for a change in attitude. “As soon as we came into the huddle, I said, ‘Not this time,’” he said. “They made their run, Read More…

Hawks 100, Cavs 88: Cavs fight hard, still lose

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CLEVELAND — Chants of “MVP” rained down from the Quicken Loans Arena rafters while a young, athletic Cavaliers forward shot free throws. He promptly tossed up a rare miss and the Cavs went on to lose 100-88 to the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. This time, it was 22-year-old J.J. Hickson who was on the Read More…

Cavs notes: Scott hopes sore knee is root of Antawn’s slump

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers coach Byron Scott isn’t worried about the right arm of Antawn Jamison. He’s concerned about the veteran’s left knee. Jamison was inactive Tuesday night when the Cavaliers hosted the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena, so breaking out of his season-long shooting slump will have to wait until at least Friday in Read More…

Mo tired of not playing, debuts tonight

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INDEPENDENCE — Before he attempts to wake up the sleeping Cavaliers, Mo Williams will take a siesta. Inactive for the first three games of the reg­ular season, Williams will make his debut tonight when the Cavs host the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena. “I’m going to get my first pregame nap,” the point guard Read More…

Second-half meltdown vs. Kings leaves Cavs with another loss

CLEVELAND – The Cavaliers unraveled faster than a Halloween mummy costume made out of toilet paper. Up as many as 16 in the first half, Cleveland imploded in the second and lost 107-104 to the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena. “You should put your foot on the gas even more, put Read More…

Which was better: Cavs win or Heat loss?

Let’s call it a two-day moment of closure. The biggest debate in Cleveland this morning could be what the fans enjoyed watching more — Boston turning away LeBron James and the Miami Heat on Tuesday night or the Cavaliers downing the same Celtics team one night later? It’s probably a coin flip. The two games Read More…

Cavaliers 95, Celtics 87: No stars necessary, Cavs manage win

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CLEVELAND — It was just one win, but to the Cavaliers it was so much more. With two-time league MVP LeBron James and longtime center Zydrunas Ilgauskas with the Miami Heat in Philadel­phia, Shaquille O’Neal now taking up space for the oppo­nent and Delonte West wearing an ankle bracelet somewhere while serving a league-man­dated suspension, Read More…

Cavs notes: Gilbert doesn’t regret LeBron letter

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert doesn’t regret the heartfelt but venom-spewing letter he wrote to fans the night superstar LeBron James announced he was joining the Miami Heat. Gilbert, who repeatedly referred to James as “the player who left” before finally using his name about nine min­utes into a pregame interview, said he received Read More…

Cavs ready to run in opener tonight

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INDEPENDENCE — The Cava­liers want to run like crazy when they play their season opener tonight against the Boston Celtics, but they may be missing a key cog. Mo Williams, arguably the team’s best player, returned to practice Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic Courts, but coach Byron Scott said the point guard is questionable for tonight’s Read More…

Celtics 88, Heat 80: LeBron, Heat fizzle in debut

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BOSTON — LeBron James’ Miami Heat looked an awful lot like LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. The Heat fizzled in the debut of their superstar threesome Tuesday, scoring just nine points in the first quarter of the season and falling behind the Celtics by 15 at halftime. Then, James took over — just like he was Read More…