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Akron Beacon Journal

Spurs 118, Cavs 115; Jason Lloyd's 14 thoughts on a bad punch and a blown hammer

CLEVELAND: Fourteen thoughts for 14 rebounds from Tristan Thompson in Saturday’s 118-115 overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs… 1.    LeBron James stood annoyed at his teammates on at least two separate occasions Saturday night: When Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson botched a play late in overtime and when Kevin Love fired a pass to Kawhi Leonard when he tried saving the ball from going out of bounds. 2.    First, the “Punch Snap Hammer” play that ESPN’s Dave McMenamin brilliantly broke down. The Cavs tried running it again trailing 116-113 with 24 seconds left. Coming...

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LeBron James falls one rebound shy of triple-double in Cavs' 118-103 win over Suns

CLEVELAND: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving celebrated being named Eastern Conference All-Star starters the only way they know how: They shined in the Cavs’ 118-103 victory Thursday against the Phoenix Suns. James scored 21 points, matched his season-high with 15 assists and grabbed nine rebounds to fall one shy of a triple-double. Irving scored 26 points for the Cavs, who broke out of a shooting funk to beat the Suns for the second time in 11 days. They won for just the second time in their last five games. The Cavs led by 21 late in the first half and were never really threatened by a...

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers 118, Suns 103: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving shine as Cavs cruise over Suns

CLEVELAND: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving celebrated being named Eastern Conference All-Star starters the only way they know how — they shined in the Cavaliers’ 118-103 victory Thursday over the Phoenix Suns. James scored 21 points, matched his season-high with 15 assists and grabbed nine rebounds to fall one shy of a triple-double. Irving scored 26 points for the Cavs, who broke out of a shooting funk to beat the Suns for the second time in 11 days. They won for just the second time in their last five games. The Cavs led by 21 late in the first half and were never really threatened by a...

FOX Sports

The NBA All-Star voting system is broken

The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James were left off nearly half of the players' All-Star ballots. That's a problem.The Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia gets a lot of love from the people of his home country of Georgia. After hene...

LeBron James Post-Game Interview Following Loss to Warriors (1/16/2017)

LeBron James post game interview following loss to the Golden State Warriors. Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors. Monday January 16, 2017. 2016-17 NBA Season. - NBA Hotspot - X8N8 YouTube Channel delivering you top tier 720p high quality video

LeBron James SICK Alley-OOP Slam DUNK | KINGS vs CAVS | Jan 13, 2017 | 16-17 NBA Season

Sacramento Kings vs Cleveland Cavaliers. Friday January 13, 2017. 2016/2017 NBA Regular Season basketball. - NBA Hotspot - X8N8 YouTube Channel delivering you top tier 720p high quality video at a CRISP 60fps ! sacramento kings vs cleveland cavalier

Plain Dealer

LeBron James wondering which Cavs 'are going to be active' on six-game trip

LeBron James said the Cavs' illness and injury woes can wear on everybody else.

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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love all questionable for Wednesday's game against Bulls

INDEPENDENCE: The Cavaliers’ Big Three remain the Wounded Three. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love are all listed as questionable for tonight’s game against the Chicago Bulls. James missed shootaround Wednesday because he is sick, Love missed shootaround because he’s still not feeling well following what he believes was a bout with food poisoning, while Irving participated in shootaround, but remains questionable with a right hamstring injury. Mike Dunleavy is also questionable with a right ankle injury. James admitted after Monday’s win against the New Orleans Pelicans he...

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Cavs 90, Pelicans 82; Jason Lloyd's 21 thoughts on Wounded Three, Kay Felder and James Jones

CLEVELAND: Twenty-one thoughts for 21 shots by LeBron James in Monday’s 90-82 win over the New Orleans Pelicans… 1.     LeBron James left the locker room with a Ziploc bag of Airborne and Tylenol PM. Kevin Love left during the fourth quarter because he’s been ill for days and Kyrie Irving was back in street clothes because of a hamstring injury that initially wasn’t believed to be that serious. 2.     The Cavs’ Big Three have been reduced to the Wounded Three. Yet they still managed to gut out a win against a Pelicans team that entered riding a four-game winning...

Columbus Dispatch

NBA | Cavaliers 90, Pelicans 82: James scores 26 in short-handed win

CLEVELAND — Injuries and illnesses aren’t slowing down the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James scored 26 points while playing with a case of the flu that’s been going around the team, and the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers rallied for a 90-82 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.

Plain Dealer

Kevin Love has food poisoning; LeBron James, the sniffles

The Cavs are battling multiple illnesses, from Kevin Love's food poisoning to LeBron James' cold. And don't forget the injuries.

News-Herald

LeBron James scores 26 as short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers beat Pelicans

LeBron James scored 26 points and the short-handed Cavaliers rallied for a 90-82 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Jan. 2.Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving missed his second straight game because of tightness in his right hamstring. Cleveland dressed only 10 players thanks to a rash of recent injuries.

News-Herald

Reigning champion Cleveland Cavaliers close 2016 in style, top Charlotte Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. >> LeBron James and Kevin Love picked up much of the slack with Kyrie Irving sidelined by a hamstring injury. They got some help, too.James scored 17 of his 32 points in the first quarter, and the Cavaliers beat the Hornets, 121-109, on Saturday night.

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Kyrie Irving out Saturday against Hornets with hamstring injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C.: Kyrie Irving is out for Saturday’s game at the Charlotte Hornets with a hamstring injury. Jordan McRae will start in his place. Irving left Thursday’s game with a cramp in his right hamstring, but coach Tyronn Lue said the problem has lingered. Irving banged knees with LeBron James during Thursday’s win against the Boston Celtics. Lue said the collision caused tightness in the hamstring. “We’re just going to be cautious,” Lue said. “No need to go out and try to be a hero tonight.” Lue originally called it a cramp Thursday, but it’s an injury serious...

FOX Sports

The Pressure Is On LeBron James To Create His Own Space With J.R. Smith Out

LeBron James doesn't want anyone to try to play J.R. Smith's role but that's exactly what has happened and needs to continue.J.R. Smith will be out four to six weeksfollowing a successful surgery to repair a fracture in his right thumb.https://www.twitter.com/ChrisBHaynes/status...