Minnesota Timberwolves Hit Kevin Love With A Solid Burn

For the first time since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love will play a game against his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, in Minnesota tonight. To show everyone just how pumped they are for the return of their former star, the T-Wolves put together this very well-produced hype video. » 1/29/15 3:07pm Yesterday 3:07pm

Kyrie Irving Drops 55 Points, Hits Game-Winning Walk-Up Three

Maybe the Cavaliers are the pretty good team we all thought they would be and not actually doomed? Since LeBron James returned from his injury two weeks ago he has looked like the LeBron we knew—and not the broken down, maybe past his prime LeBron we'd seen previously this season—in leading the Cavs to a 7-1 record.… » 1/28/15 9:54pm Wednesday 9:54pm

J.R. Smith: I'm Better Now Because I Can't Really Party In Cleveland

J.R. Smith has been pretty good since joining the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 14 points per game and shooting 37 percent from behind the arc. While playing for the Knicks during the first chunk of the season, Smith was scoring just 10 points per game and shooting 35 percent from behind the arc. According to J.R.… » 1/28/15 12:36pm Wednesday 12:36pm

LeBron Is Starting To Look Like His Old Self Again

LeBron James has been back in the Cavaliers' lineup for seven games since taking an eight-game hiatus to rest his ailing knee and back. He's taken the team on a six-game winning streak since coming back, with the most impressive win of the streak coming yesterday against a desperate, relatively full-strength Thunder… » 1/26/15 10:13am Monday 10:13am

David Blatt Plunked By Errant Pass

Cleveland handily dispatched Chicago tonight for their third straight win, continuing to right the ship after going 1-7 with that LeBron James fellow out injured. But while the heat on coach David Blatt's seat has somewhat dissipated—and he's not been moved around by James in a few nights—his life is still chockablock… » 1/19/15 11:54pm 1/19/15 11:54pm

Kobe And LeBron Spent A Great Game Being Old And Having Fun

They've both been banged-up, they've been frustrated, their supporting casts not carrying the load of some of the great teammates of the past, and if last night's Cavaliers win over the Lakers brought out the best in Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, the whole thing had the melancholy tinge of a World War II reunion;… » 1/16/15 9:29am 1/16/15 9:29am

Report: Cavaliers Players Ignore, Openly Gripe About David Blatt

The Cleveland Cavaliers, with LeBron James back and their starting five finally intact, got smoked by the Phoenix Suns last night. The team is now 19-20, the worst any team with LeBron on it has been this late in the season since his rookie year. And after the game, ESPN's Brian Windhorst dropped a report that won't… » 1/14/15 12:08pm 1/14/15 12:08pm

The Cavaliers Need LeBron Back In A Goddamn Hurry

The Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their fifth straight game after getting thwacked by the Sacramento Kings last night. It was their ninth loss in the last 11 games, and the team is now 1-8 in games in which they do not have the services of LeBron James. The Cavs weren't that great even before LeBron James got injured,… » 1/12/15 10:26am 1/12/15 10:26am

LeBron James Is Out For Two Weeks, And It Only Gets Worse For The Cavs

LeBron James will miss the next two weeks with left knee and low back strains, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced today. James has not played in a game since turning 30 on Dec. 30. He aggravated the knee — which he says has been sore all year — jumping into the stands in Miami on Christmas. » 1/01/15 3:04pm 1/01/15 3:04pm

Let The "LeBron Might Leave Us Again!" Freakout Begin

It's funny to consider how quickly things have snowballed for the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Sunday morning, they were a super-talented team that was still figuring things out and waiting to hit their stride. One brutal loss to the Pistons later, and there's talk that head coach David Blatt has lost the team, speculation… » 12/30/14 11:13am 12/30/14 11:13am

Andrew Wiggins Dunking On Him Is A Metaphor For Kevin Love's Season

Andrew Wiggins had one of his best game as a pro tonight against the team that drafted him first and then traded him away, punctuating his 27 points with this thundering tomahawk jam that Kevin Love—who Wiggins was traded for—wanted no part of. Of course, the Timberwolves lost by 20 because they aren't very good, but… » 12/23/14 10:29pm 12/23/14 10:29pm

The Cavs' Outlet Passes Are A Damn Good Time

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been in a nice little groove lately, following up that four-game losing streak in which they looked like a sluggish, boring basketball team with a 9-2 run. They kicked the crap out of the Charlotte Hornets last night, and even got around to playing some fun, free-wheeling basketball while… » 12/16/14 2:32pm 12/16/14 2:32pm