May 26, 2016

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Cavaliers continue their home-court advantage, blow away Raptors to move one win away from return to NBA Finals

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers 1, Adversity 0. Actually, if you had Adversity plus 37 points, you still lost, as Cleveland dominated in every aspect while defeating the Toronto Raptors 116-78 Wednesday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Having lost two straight in Toronto after winning their first 10 postseason Read More…

Cavs looking to face down postseason adversity

INDEPENDENCE — Ten straight wins to start the postseason weren’t good enough for some Cavaliers fans. They wanted to see how LeBron James and Co. would handle adversity. They’ll get their wish tonight at 8:30 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs, who five days ago seemed headed Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/24/16

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. I’m not nervous, you’re nervous. I have to Read More…

Cavs can’t sustain comeback, drop 2nd straight to Raptors

TORONTO — A series that once looked lopsided is now even. Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 in Game 4 on Monday night. After a 10-0 start in Read More…

Raptors 99, Cavaliers 84: Cleveland’s postseason win streak ends at 10 as Toronto takes Game 3 of Eastern Conference finals

TORONTO — Cleveland’s perfect playoff run went south in the north. DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Bismack Biyombo set a Toronto playoff record with 26 rebounds and the Raptors beat Cleveland 99-84 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their first loss this postseason. Kyle Lowry scored 20 points, Read More…

Postseason process working perfectly for Cavaliers so far

The Cavaliers will play in another country tonight, but so far they’ve been out of this world in the 2016 playoffs. Now 10-0 in the postseason, the Cavs own a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals as they had to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to take on the Raptors in Game 3 tonight at 8:30 Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/20/16

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. 10-0! The Cavs blew out the Raptors — AGAIN Read More…

Cavaliers 108, Raptors 89: Dominance continues with another rout as Cleveland improves to 10-0 in playoffs

CLEVELAND — If this had been a high school game, the Quicken Loans Arena crowd would have been doing the sing-song chant “It’s too easy” by the end of the third quarter. Fueled by fantastic performances from The Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, the Cavaliers once against dominated the helpless Read More…

Cavaliers Commentary: Toronto has no chance with Cleveland and its stars on a mission

Another game, another beating, another day closer to a return trip to Currytown. In the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals the Cavs have outscored the Toronto Raptors by 50 points — and it hasn’t been that close. It’s 223-173 overall. And did I mention it wasn’t that close? The Cavs have had Read More…

Cavaliers keeping focus on Raptors and not history

INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers have gone where only four other teams in NBA history have gone before. By routing the Toronto Raptors 115-84 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Cavs became the fifth team to start the postseason with nine straight wins. Cleveland players and coaches, however, aren’t thinking about their place Read More…