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Cavs 117, Pacers 111: Marla's 35 shots from Beyond the Arc on J.R.'s hammy, Shumpert's redemption

Notes, quotes and observations after the Cavaliers defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-111 Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena to take a 2-0 lead in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. 1. Before diving into J.R. Smith’s left hamstring injury -- I wanted to play, they didn't want me to play,” Smith said – and Iman Shumpert’s “unbelievable” second half performance, according to coach Tyronn Lue, an encouraging comment on the team’s progress from LeBron James. 2. The question was about the Cavs being outscored in the fourth quarter for the second consecutive game....

CSN Bay Area

Lebron unfazed by struggles, believe Cavaliers can repeat

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James quickly moved past Cleveland's disjointed regular season, an uphill, 82-game slog of injuries, roster upheaval and drama.Reflection can wait.James understands the

Plain Dealer

LeBron James playing center is Tyronn Lue's 'game of chicken' and it could be coming more

Was it part of a bigger playoff plan or was head coach Tyronn Lue forced into the lineup because Tristan Thompson's thumb injury left them short on bigs?

Sun Herald

LeBron James confident he can lead Cavs to 'something special'

After all the injuries, after a 51-win season that feels like a disappointment, LeBron James said he believes the defending champion Cavaliers can still do "something special" and win it …

Sun Herald

LeBron unfazed by struggles, believes Cavaliers can repeat

LeBron James quickly moved past Cleveland's disjointed regular season, an uphill, 82-game slog of injuries, roster upheaval and drama. Reflection can wait. James understands the Cavaliers appear vulnerable, perhaps beatable …

Akron Beacon Journal

LeBron James supremely confident he can lead Cavaliers to ‘something special’ despite rocky regular season

INDEPENDENCE: After all the injuries, after a 51-win season that feels like a disappointment, LeBron James said he believes the defending champion Cavaliers can still do “something special” and win it all.He didn’t say why, but his coyness and his body language gave it away. All who surrounded him after practice Thursday at Cleveland Clinic Courts knew what he meant.“I’ve got the answer. I’m not giving it to you,” he said. “But I’ve got the answer why I feel like we’ve got a great chance.”His presence is the reason. The way his 32-year-old body feels is the reason. The...

Sun Herald

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving ruled out for Cleveland-Miami

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have been ruled out of Cleveland's game at Miami on Monday night with injuries. Irving has a problem with his surgically repaired left knee, which …

News-Herald

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving ruled out for Miami game

MIAMI >> LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have been ruled out of Cleveland's game at Miami on Monday night with injuries.Irving has a problem with his surgically repaired left knee, which the Cavs are calling tendinitis.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers notebook: Coach Tyronn Lue to play LeBron James, Kyrie Irving until Cavs wrap up top seed in East

CLEVELAND: NBA fans in Miami have been forewarned.Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday intends to play LeBron James and Kyrie Irving until the Cavaliers clinch the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.But going into Friday night’s game against the injury-depleted Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena, the Cavs had a 1½-game lead on Boston Celtics and the Cavs’ magic number to wrap up the top seed was two games. The Hawks dealt the Celtics a critical blow with a 123-116 victory in Atlanta Thursday night.After Friday, the Cavs have three regular-season games remaining — at Atlanta Sunday, at...

Akron Beacon Journal

Marla Ridenour: After ‘terrible’ Thursday for Kyrie Irving and his knee, Cavaliers should chase No. 1 seed without him

CLEVELAND: Kyrie Irving’s honesty planted another seed of doubt.Even before Friday night’s baffling home loss to the short-handed Atlanta Hawks, there were serious concerns about the Cavaliers’ chances of repeating as NBA champions.Their defensive deficiencies. Their maddening flip-the-switch mentality that might fail them at the most inopportune moment. The seemingly endless string of injuries. LeBron James playing the second-most minutes in the league. Infighting behind closed doors that judging from their comments has damaged their tight bond from a year ago.Then the Cavs’ locker...

Boston Herald

LeBron James powers Cavaliers to blowout of Celtics at Garden

Just in case the Celtics needed a preview of what a real playoff series against the NBA champs will entail, Cleveland offered last night’s hurtful glimpse.The Celtics, thoroughly out-matched offensively, without much more of an answer when the Cavaliers began attacking the rim, fell a game behind the Eastern Conference leaders with last night’s 114-91 loss at the Garden.Toronto, with a late comeback win over Detroit last night thanks in part to Kyle Lowry’s return from injury, also gave the Celtics something to worry about from the other direction. The Raptors pulled within 3.5 games of...

The Republican

Jae Crowder injury update: Boston Celtics wing 'good to go' against LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

With five games left in the regular season, the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers enter their matchup knotted atop the Eastern Conference at 50-27.

WKYC

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers end...

LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a turbulent and troublesome March with an easy 122-105 win over the injury-weakened Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.        

Sun Herald

LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers

LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a turbulent and troublesome March with an easy 122-105 win over the injury-weakened Philadelphia 76ers on …

News-Herald

Philly breeze: Cavs snap skid with rout

Less than two minutes into the game, Kyrie Irving intentionally shoved Sixers forward Justin Anderson into Philadelphia's bench.After being pushed around lately, the Cavaliers ended March showing some fight.LeBron James scored 34 points, Irving dropped 24 and Cleveland ended a turbulent and troublesome month with an easy 122-105 win over the injury-weakened 76ers on Friday night.

LeBron James Injury | Cavaliers vs Spurs | March 27, 2017 | 2016-17 NBA Season

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Frank Isola stands by report about LeBron, updates Carmelo status

On SNY's Daily News Live, NBA Insider Frank Isola stands by his report that LeBron James has urged the Cleveland Cavaliers front office to trade for Carmelo Anthony, and delivers updates on Phil Jackson's intentions for the New York Knicks.

2016: The year in sports | Nuff Said

LeBron James made history against a historic team, the Cubs broke their century-long curse, Leicester City defied the longest odds, and the Olympics were (mostly) a showcase for greatness. In a year that produced so much depressing news, sports consistent