February 6, 2016

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The Morning Hit–1/13/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Eight straight Ws. Last night’s overtime victory Read More…

Cavaliers 110, Mavericks 107 (OT): Irving big in victory

DALLAS — Kyrie Irving was headed toward Cleveland’s locker room when he was greeted exuberantly by general manager David Griffin. “You might stick in this league,” Griffin told the fourth-year player from Duke. Irving scored 22 points with some big 3-pointers, including one in overtime after LeBron James made the go-ahead layup, and the Cavaliers extended Read More…

Cavs: LeBron named NBA’s player of the week for unprecedented 50th time

LeBron James now has a nifty fifty. The Cavaliers small forward was Monday named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for an NBA-record 50th time. The Cavs also reached 50 for the amount of times players have won the award in franchise history. James is responsible for 31 of them in his nine years with Read More…

LeBron James takes over in 4th quarter, leads Cavs past 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers put up a fight. LeBron James put on a show. James raised the roof, then lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight win, 95-85 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. He tied a season high with 37 points and pushed both hands up in the air after several powerful Read More…

Cavaliers roll past Timberwolves for sixth straight win

MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Love was back in Minnesota again, and this time the boos he heard were half-hearted and faint from the Target Center crowd. Timberwolves fans have moved on, enamored with the player they got in return. And Love is settled in with the Cleveland Cavaliers, happy that he doesn’t have to carry the Read More…

LeBron’s marketing group cuts ties with Manziel

CLEVELAND — LeBron James has dropped Johnny Manziel as a business client. A spokesman for James said the NBA star and has ended his marketing agreement with Manziel, the embattled Browns quarterback whose behavior has him on very shaky ground with his team and Cleveland fans. James and his associates at LRMR — long-time friends Read More…

Kyrie’s big fourth quarter helps Cavs down Wizards

WASHINGTON — While the Washington Wizards try to promote John Wall’s case for the NBA All-Star Game, Kyrie Irving put on a show to illustrate why the Cleveland Cavaliers think he should get the nod. Irving scored 21 of his season-best 32 points in the fourth quarter of the Cavaliers’ fifth straight victory, 121-115 at Read More…

Kyrie Irving takes control as Cavaliers rip Raptors

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving trimmed his mustache and goatee, then made sure the Cavaliers didn’t have a close shave. The 23-year-old point guard had far and away his best game of the season as the Cavs won by much more than a whisker, routing the Toronto Raptors 122-100 Monday at Quicken Loans Arena. In just his Read More…

Masters of Magic: Cavs make it 13 straight wins over Orlando

CLEVELAND — A new year brought the same result. The Cleveland Cavaliers recorded their 13th straight win over the Orlando Magic, rolling 104-79 Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena in a game that was over soon after the opening tip. “You could say we match up well with them,” Cavs coach David Blatt said. The Read More…

Cavs notes: Defense fine, but offense needs some work

CLEVELAND — With LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, offense was never expected to be an issue for the Cavaliers. Yet they entered their game against the Orlando Magic on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena ranked 21st in the league in scoring (99.7) and 15th in field goal percentage (.446). “We can defend the Read More…