January 28, 2015

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Cavs get their revenge against LeBron, but not before blowing 23-point lead

CLEVELAND — It could have been one of the biggest meltdowns ever. That it wasn’t made victory even sweeter. The Cavaliers blew every single bit of a 23-point lead Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, but never fell behind and stormed back to beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat 102-90 in front of a Read More…

‘LeBron James Returns to Cleveland, Take 2′ tonight at The Q

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INDEPENDENCE — Call it “LeBron James Returns to Cleveland, Take 2.” It hasn’t received nearly the hype and doesn’t appear to contain the same venom, but James’ second trip to Quicken Loans Arena as a member of the Miami Heat has to go better for the Cavaliers and their fans than the first. Doesn’t it? Read More…

Hawks 99, Cavs 83: Hawks fly to victory

CLEVELAND — It was over before most games usually start. Playing at 6 p.m., the Cavaliers missed their first eight shots and trailed from start to finish in losing 99-83 to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena. In falling behind 8-0 at the outset, Cleveland (14-58) didn’t get on the board until Read More…

Baron Davis delivers in clutch as Cavaliers down Pistons

CLEVELAND – All the fans, players and coaches inside Quicken Loans Arena knew Baron Davis was going to shoot it. So did No. 85. In his return to action, Davis hit nothing but net on a 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds to go to lift the Cavaliers to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Read More…

Cavs notes: NCAA tourney showcasing possible draft picks

CLEVELAND – The NCAA Tournament is making the NBA Draft a lot more interesting for the Cavaliers. Arizona’s 93-77 win over Duke on Thursday featured outstanding performances by two players in contention to be the No. 1 pick – if they leave school. Arizona’s Derrick Williams, a 6-foot-8, 241-pound sophomore forward, had 32 points and Read More…

Cavs: Is Baron Davis’ time finally here?

INDEPENDENCE — Tonight could mark a return and a debut for Baron Davis. The 6-foot-3 point guard, who has appeared in just four games in the month he’s been with the Cavaliers, went through a full practice Thursday at Cleveland Clinic Courts and is listed as probable for tonight’s meeting with the Detroit Pistons at Read More…

Nets 98, Cavs 94: Cavs lose ugly overtime battle

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CLEVELAND — It was a shame somebody had to win. On a night when the game of basketball was set back more than a half-century from an offensive standpoint, the 34 percent-shooting New Jersey Nets defeated the stumbling, bumbling, but ever-hustling Cavaliers 98-94 in overtime Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. It wasn’t so much that Read More…

Cavs notes: Coach Scott changes lineup

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CLEVELAND — Turns out Cavaliers coach Byron Scott made a “big” change in his starting lineup Wednesday night against the New Jersey Nets. Scott opted to start 7-foot, 240-pound Ryan Hollins at center and move J.J. Hickson back to power forward. Samardo Samuels, who averaged 12.9 points and 6.3 rebounds in 10 games as a Read More…

Cavs coach Byron Scott promises lineup change tonight

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INDEPENDENCE — Only head coach Byron Scott knows what lineup change — or changes — he’s going to make tonight when the Cavaliers host the New Jersey Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. Scott said following a light workout Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic Courts — a number of players had bumps and bruises, so the Cavs Read More…

Magic 97, Cavaliers 86: Dwight Howard and Magic dunk lifeless Cavs

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers had two really big problems Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena. They came in the form of 6-foot-11, 265-pound Orlando center Dwight Howard and 6-8, 250-pound power forward Brandon Bass, who led the Magic to a 97-86 victory. Howard finished with 28 points, 18 rebounds, four assists, four steals and four Read More…