June 25, 2016

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NBA Finals: LeBron James expecting Cavaliers to bounce back in a big way against Warriors in ‘do-or-die’ Game 3

CLEVELAND — It didn’t come off as one in the moment, but LeBron James kind of issued a guarantee Tuesday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena. With the Cavaliers down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, the four-time league MVP said falling behind 3-0, “which I don’t believe we will,” would constitute Read More…

Cavaliers notes: Coach Tyronn Lue wants Kyrie Irving to remain aggressive, but make quicker decisions on offense

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving is still trying to find that happy medium in the NBA Finals. In Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, the Cavaliers point guard was ultra-aggressive and scored a game-high 26 points, but he made just 7 of 22 shots and dominated the ball too much as Cleveland lost 104-89. In Read More…

The Morning Hit–6/7/16

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. The Cavs aren’t the only game in Read More…

Commentary: Cavs aren’t finished yet, but fix won’t be easy

Before the Cavaliers can think about winning the NBA Finals — heck, before they can even think about winning a game — they first have to figure out how to stop embarrassing themselves. Down 2-0 to the defending champion and historically good Golden State Warriors as they prepare for Game 3 Wednesday at 9 p.m. Read More…

Cavaliers uncertain when Kevin Love will be back

CLEVELAND — Kevin Love was cleared to fly. His playing status remains up in the air. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward, who sustained a concussion in the first half Sunday in a Game 2 NBA Finals loss to Golden State, traveled with his teammates Monday as they regrouped. A Cavs spokesman said in an email that Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, June 6

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Who’s closing in on party nomination Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico, placing her on the cusp of having enough delegates to claim her party’s nomination. 2. What Republicans are urging Trump to Read More…

The Morning Hit–6/6/16

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. At least they’re coming home? That’s the only Read More…

Splashed and bashed: Cavaliers embarrassed in all phases of the game as Warriors roll to 33-point win, 2-0 lead in series

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Love lay on the court grabbing the back of his head after taking an elbow from Harrison Barnes. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward tried to gut it out before pulling himself from the game. Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors may have delivered the knockout blow in the NBA Finals. Love was limited Read More…

Commentary: Cavs fail every test in Game 2 thumping

Marla Ridenour Akron Beacon Journal OAKLAND, Calif. — In Sunday’s Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers had their toughness tested. The result should have been an affront to their manhood. The Cavs couldn’t match the defending champion Golden State Warriors’ physicality. They were mentally powerless to stop a 20-2 run in the second Read More…

Cavaliers Commentary: Time has come for Cleveland to put stop to Golden State’s dominance

There comes a time when the Cavs have to decide if they are willing to play hard enough and smart enough in order to beat the Golden State Warriors. That time has arrived. The Cavs are down 1-0 in the NBA Finals because in Game 1 they didn’t play hard enough on defense or smart Read More…