3:28 AM EDT, Fri May 06, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

NBA playoffs | Cavaliers must stay poised on Hawks' home floor

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};LeBron James’ inability to step back and see the bigger picture could be the Cleveland Cavaliers’ biggest key to avoiding an upset tonight in Atlanta.
Fear The Sword 10 hours ago

LeBron James says J.R. Smith is the only Cav with the 'ultra-green light'

LeBron James says J.R. Smith is the only Cavs player with the 'ultra-green light' to shoot from anywhere on the floor. Yesterday, the Cleveland Cavaliers set a new record by making 25 three-pointers in their Game 2 win against the Atlanta Hawks. J.R. Smith was a big part of that, as he made seven of the Cavs' threes of 15 attempts. Several them, in typical Smith fashion, were also contested. After the game, Smith and LeBron James were the two Cavs at the podium taking questions. A reporter asked LeBron what it would be like to play like Smith for a game. His answer, after laughing a bit,...
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

LeBron James said J.R. Smith has 'ultra-green light' to shoot 3s, but don't label the Cavaliers that way

J.R. Smith, LeBron James, and the Cavaliers bombed away from 3-point range in Game 2 against the Hawks. That's Smith every night, but James says the team is balanced.
Plain Dealer 12 hours ago
LeBron James: 'Tomorrow's not promised' despite Cleveland Cavaliers' domination of Atlanta

LeBron James: 'Tomorrow's not promised' despite Cleveland Cavaliers' domination of Atlanta

If the Cavaliers who can't keep their heads on straight were going to resurface, now would be the time. The Hawks have shown to be no match in this series.
Columbus Dispatch 16 hours ago

NBA playoffs | Despite record, Cavaliers say they aren't hooked on 3-pointers

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};CLEVELAND -- The numbers point to the Cavaliers establishing themselves as a three-point shooting team. LeBron James has little use for the numbers. After Cleveland used the most prolific 3-point shooting night in NBA history to take a 2-0 lead on Atlanta in an Eastern Conference semifinal series, a jovial James dismissed the notion that the Cavaliers are suddenly a team that relies on its perimeter shooting.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers Scribbles about LeBron James, Tyronn Lue, J.R. Smith and a productive bench -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Cavaliers Scribbles about LeBron James, Tyronn Lue, J.R. Smith and a productive bench -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Cavaliers broke a 3-point shooting record in their NBA Playoffs victory over the Atlanta Hawks, but coach Tyronn Lue said it all starts with defense.
Chronicle-Telegram May 5, 2016

Commentary: NBA referees keep swallowing whistles, and that’s not good for the game … or for the Cavs’ LeBron James

With the NBA playoffs growing in intensity every day, it’s time for somebody to blow the whistle on the whistle blowers. Because they obviously aren’t inclined to blow their whistles themselves. In case you missed it, in the playoff game Monday between San Antonio and Oklahoma City that ended in total anarchy once the players Read More... The post Commentary: NBA referees keep swallowing whistles, and that’s not good for the game … or for the Cavs’ LeBron James appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.
Plain Dealer May 4, 2016

Who can blame LeBron James for thinking ahead to Miami now? Joe Vardon's instant analysis

LeBron James scored 27 points with four 3-pointers on a night the Cavs set a new playoff record for 3s while dismantling the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2.
Akron Beacon Journal May 4, 2016

Cavaliers notebook: LeBron James hoping to see friend Dwayne Wade, Heat in conference finals

CLEVELAND: Cavaliers forward LeBron James has no problem admitting what may be obvious to many fans — he likes playing against his friends in the NBA.But with the Miami Heat taking Game 1 from the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference;s other semifinal, James has had some huge TV-executives-counting-ratings-and-salivating thoughts.That’s what would happen if in the conference finals James and the Cavaliers face his former team, with whom he won two championships, and his best friend, Dwyane Wade, who’s seems to have found the fountain of youth this season.“I think naturally of...

LeBron addresses possibility of facing Wade, Heat in East finals

It has been a focus of many since the NBA playoff bracket was settled: LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers against Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. It only took one game in each series for it to be raised by one of the leading protagonists. So before his Cavaliers...
Toronto Sun May 4, 2016
Largely irrelevant Raptors can stick it to NBA, LeBron with series win over Heat

Largely irrelevant Raptors can stick it to NBA, LeBron with series win over Heat

Go ahead, kick the Raptors. Take your best shot. Just about everyone is doing it.
News-Herald May 4, 2016

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James would welcome East finals series against Dwyane Wade, Heat

It's spring, and who can blame a young man named LeBron James if his thoughts momentarily turn from the Atlanta Hawks toward a possible NBA Eastern Conference finals showdown against his best pal (Dwyane Wade) and former team (Miami Heat).James was asked about that possible scenario May 4 after the Cavs morning shoot-around before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena.
Plain Dealer May 4, 2016

NBA Playoffs 2016: LeBron James speaks with media before game 2 (video)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James spoke with the media Wednesday during shootaround about their win Tuesday night against the Atlanta Hawks and what they need to continue going forward in this series.  The Cavs defeated the Hawks Tuesday in a close game 104-93. JR...
Hot Hot Hoops May 4, 2016

LeBron James looking forward to a possible playoff battle with the Miami Heat

With the specter of a possible Cavs/Heat matchup, even LeBron James is acknowledging the possibilities. While it is still a bit premature to guarantee what the Eastern Conference Finals will look like in the days to come, the idea of a Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat matchup has already gained a lot of steam especially as both teams lead their semifinal series 1-0. It's going to be hard to ignore all the possible and obvious storylines surrounding that possibility and even LeBron James, who spent four years with Miami from 2010-2014 which resulted in four consecutive trips to the NBA...
Plain Dealer May 4, 2016

LeBron James frustrated by lack of foul calls this postseason: 'I know I'm getting hit'

In five playoff games, James has only gone to the line 16 times.

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