April 29, 2016

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Hawks need two overtimes to hand Cavs third straight loss

CLEVELAND — This one was doubly painful to the Cavaliers. It took two overtimes, but the Atlanta Hawks came into Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday and stole a 127-125 victory over the slumping Cavs. Cleveland (10-18), which has now dropped three straight and five of its last six, led by five points on two occasions Read More…

Clueless at The Q: Cavaliers’ bad shooting, even worse defense and lethargic play add up to ugly loss to the Pistons

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers were as bad Monday as the Browns were Sunday. Mike Brown’s club didn’t play smart, didn’t play hard and certainly didn’t play well against the below-average Detroit Pistons, who came into Quicken Loans Arena and steamrolled their way to a 115-92 victory in front of 19,215 booing fans. It was Cleveland’s Read More…

Bulls missing bulk of starting lineup, still pound Cavaliers

CHICAGO — The Cleveland Cavaliers have struggled winning on the road all season, they only recently began struggling in rebounding and they’ve always had problems in recent years beating the Chicago Bulls. Put it all together and the Cavaliers lost 100-84 at United Center on Saturday in another game they’ll look back on late this Read More…

Cavaliers feeling just fine after beating shorthanded Bucks in OT thanks to not-feeling-so-good Kyrie Irving’s big game

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving was sick all right — as in being ill and in the slang sense of being incredible. After missing practice a day earlier and almost staying home from the game, Irving scored 39 points as the Cavaliers avoided what would have been a horrendous loss by beating the Milwaukee Bucks 114-111 Read More…

Irving, Waiters questionable for Cavs’ game with Bucks tonight

INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers could be missing a key guard or two when they host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at The Q. Point guard Kyrie Irving missed practice Thursday at Cleveland Clinic Courts due to illness, while shooting guard Dion Waiters sat out with right wrist tendinitis. Both are questionable for tonight. Irving, who was Read More…

Cavs have problem getting ball to 7-foot Andrew Bynum when teams front him

INDEPENDENCE — Apparently, it is possible to make a 7-foot, 294-pound man disappear. Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum had 13 points on 6-for-12 shooting and seven rebounds while playing 14 minutes, 54 seconds in the first half Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. In the second half, the eighth-year pro scored zero points, took no shots Read More…

Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Irving and the Cavaliers

CLEVELAND — It was a phenomenal game that featured an epic matchup between the two most recent NBA Rookies of the Year. It came down to the buzzer, but Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers got the best of Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavs. Second-year pro Lillard had a season-high 36 points, tied Read More…

Lose weight and see: Cavaliers rookie Anthony Bennett drops pounds, watches film in an effort to find his old game

MIAMI — Anthony Bennett has made two major changes in recent weeks. He’s hoping they can work together to turn around what has been a miserable rookie season. Bennett has changed his diet and lost between 12 and 15 pounds since training camp. He has also taken to watching old films from his college days Read More…

Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Kyrie Irving finally found his shooting touch. Looks like the NBA noticed, too, as the Cavaliers guard was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday for games played Dec. 9-Sunday. Irving averaged 29.0 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals in three games during the week, while shooting .508 percent (32-63) from the Read More…

Cavs rally in third quarter, but can’t overcome Heat

MIAMI — The Miami Heat’s Big Three were everywhere during Saturday’s first half. And then, in the third quarter, they were gone. So what stood as a 19-point lead early in the third quarter instead turned into a fourth-quarter deficit and a full night’s work in a 114-107 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at AmericanAirlines Read More…