LeBron James, DeAndre Liggins set defensive tone while Kevin Love sparks offense again: Fedor's five observations
The Knicks had won four straight and were feeling good about themselves. And that's what Wednesday turned into, another reminder of the gap between the Cavaliers and the rest of the Eastern Conference when the champs are fully engaged.
Why it's tough to judge Cleveland Cavaliers' improved paint defense after Toronto win: Fedor's five observations
But, only December, there's one certainty: if things come down to the wire in the race for the top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Cavaliers have already locked up the tiebreaker against the Toronto Raptors.
Cleveland Cavaliers pounded in the paint again and bench remains a work in progress: Fedor's five observations
Only the Cavs know what's truly going on and whether there's any correlation. But James said losing three games in a row gives everyone the green light to start asking questions, talking about any potential issues.
Dec 2, 2016
Lue, who was named the recipient for the first time in his career, helped guide the Cavs to a 13-3 start, the best mark in the East and tied for the best 16-game start in franchise history.Lue, named the recipient for the first time in his career, helped guide the Cavs to a 13-3 start, the best mark in the East and tied for the best 16-game start in franchise history.
Cleveland Cavaliers lose themselves against Clippers' switching defense and historic streak snapped: Fedor's five observations
Early on, it looked that way. But it didn't last. The Cavs were outscored, 89-66, in the final 36 minutes, suffering their second straight double-digit loss.
During this past October and November, James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Eastern Conference's best record, going 13-3 in their title defense season.
LeBron James to pay off World Series bet with Dwyane Wade Friday night, prior to Cavaliers' game against Bulls
James isn't trying something new. Nor has he morphed into a Cubs fan. The ensemble comes as a result of his lost bet against buddy Dwyane Wade -- a Chicago native -- during the World Series, as James' Indians blew a 3-1 lead to Wade's Cubs.
Channing Frye goes through Cleveland Cavaliers shootaround, will play Thursday night against Clippers (video)
On Thursday morning, he was back in his usual routine before home games, hoisting a handful of jumpers alongside LeBron James, Richard Jefferson and J.R. Smith.
Cleveland Cavaliers take 'nothing' from loss and why Tyronn Lue's coaching move was needed: Fedor's five observations
After building a 14-point lead and looking like they were headed for a fifth straight win, the Cavs let their guard down and the young, energetic and maddeningly inconsistent Bucks took advantage, cruising to an impressive 118-101 win
J.R. Smith's strange explanation after hugging Jason Terry while play resumed: 'I didn't even know I was in the game'
With 3:03 remaining in the second quarter and play set to resume following a timeout, four of the five Cavaliers were in position, ready to defend. All of them, but J.R. Smith.
Muscling their way into the paint with little resistance, whipping the ball around with relative ease and beating the champs up and down the floor and to loose balls, the Bucks scored their second-highest point total of the year, crushing the Cavaliers, 118-101.
Nov 29, 2016
He participated in Tuesday morning's shootaround, walking into the arena without any sign of a limp shortly after 9:30 a.m. CT. According to Lue, Shumpert will not be on a minutes restriction against Milwaukee.
Matthew Dellavedova reflects on leaving Cleveland Cavaliers: 'I wanted to try to put some roots down, but it didn't work out'
They opted not match the Milwaukee Bucks surprising four-year offer sheet worth $38 million, ending Dellavedova's three-year run from undrafted free agent to Cleveland folk hero.
Nov 29, 2016
Kevin Love: 'Tough to put into words' the significance of winning Eastern Conference Player of the Week
That's part of the reason being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, beating out high-profile names -- including teammates Kyrie Irving and LeBron James for the honor -- is so significant to him.
The Cavs have won five of their last six against Milwaukee, including three of the last four away from Quicken Loans Arena.