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Wall, Wizards deal Cavs 3rd straight loss

Wall, Wizards deal Cavs 3rd straight loss

ESPN.com Updated 21 hours ago
John Wall took over in the third quarter Friday night and finished 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and the hustling Washington Wizards clamped down for a 91-78 win over LeBron James and the mostly flatfooted Cleveland Cavaliers.
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  • Pepsi pours more into Irving's 'Uncle Drew'

    Pepsi pours more into Irving's 'Uncle Drew'

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving signs a multiyear deal with Pepsi for more "Uncle Drew" spots.
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  • LeBron James Says Kevin Love Needs To “Demand” The Ball On Bloc…

    LeBron James Says Kevin Love Needs To “Demand” The Ball On Block

    dimemag.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Ask and you might receive; demand and you shall. Apparently that’s LeBron James’ line of thinking when it comes to Kevin Love wanting more touches on the block. In wake of the former Minnesota Timberwolves go-to scorer admitting that he’s still “trying …
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  • LeBron calls being patient 'my biggest test'

    LeBron calls being patient 'my biggest test'

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    LeBron James admits it's not easy staying focused on the long view with the Cavs off to a 5-5 start.
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  • Paul Pierce On Rivalry With LeBron James: “It’s Like Fighting F…

    Paul Pierce On Rivalry With LeBron James: “It’s Like Fighting For The Same Girl”

    dimemag.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    “Rivalries aren’t really rivalries unless the teams and players hate each other!” Well, tell that to Paul Pierce and LeBron James. Ahead of their first matchup as members of the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, The Truth offered rare …
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  • LeBron James’ Jersey From Season-Opener Sells For $50,040 At Au…

    LeBron James’ Jersey From Season-Opener Sells For $50,040 At Auction

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (yesterday)
    People love sports memorabilia. People love jerseys even more. We understand that, but still can’t comprehend why someone would pay a fortune for the game-worn uniform of LeBron James’ season debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers. You know, the loss to the…
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  • Cavs' Blatt: Want to get Love more involved

    Cavs' Blatt: Want to get Love more involved

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Kevin Love spoke up about his role in the Cleveland Cavaliers' offense after a 92-90 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday dropped the Cavs' record to a pedestrian 5-5, but coach David Blatt downplayed the merit of his star forward's concerns.
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  • Kevin Love On Role With Cavs: “I’m Just Trying To Find Myself I…

    Kevin Love On Role With Cavs: “I’m Just Trying To Find Myself In This Offense”

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Lost in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ overall mediocrity to open the season have been Kevin Love’s struggles. The former Minnesota Timberwolves go-to guy knew he’d face an adjustment playing with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, but surely didn’t think it woul…
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  • Watch LeBron James Lose Ball On Last Possession In Two-Point Lo…

    Watch LeBron James Lose Ball On Last Possession In Two-Point Loss To Spurs

    dimemag.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    LeBron James choked in crunch-time again tonight against the San Antonio Spurs. After Anderson Varejao grabbed Manu Ginobili’s missed free throw and handed to James, the Cleveland Cavaliers had a lifeline, down only two points with nine seconds remainin…
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  • Brian Windhorst: David Blatt learning on the fly

    Brian Windhorst: David Blatt learning on the fly

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    "LeBron James had a ridiculous self-inflicted turnover that ended the game ... But if Blatt had kept a timeout, as most coaches would have in that sit...
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  • Duncan, Spurs hang on to best LeBron, Cavs

    Duncan, Spurs hang on to best LeBron, Cavs

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    Tim Duncan and Boris Diaw scored 19 points apiece, and the San Antonio Spurs beat Cleveland for the 10th straight time -- and got the best of LeBron James again -- with a 92-90 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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  • GIF: Kevin Love Channels Inner-Quarterback On Perfect Outlet To…

    GIF: Kevin Love Channels Inner-Quarterback On Perfect Outlet To LeBron

    dimemag.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    What Kevin Love sees on this play is akin to what a quarterback does with a receiver running a “go” route against Cover 2, right? Forgive us – we’re basketball people. Watch Love use the best arm in Cleveland to launch another perfect outlet pass to a s…
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  • LeBron: Leading Cavs career's top challenge

    LeBron: Leading Cavs career's top challenge

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    LeBron James said leading this Cavaliers team, teaching it how to win on a championship level, is the biggest challenge of his 12-year career.
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  • Gregg Popovich Chastises Media In Defense Of LeBron James’ Retu…

    Gregg Popovich Chastises Media In Defense Of LeBron James’ Return To Cavs

    dimemag.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    Did the San Antonio Spurs’ dethroning of the Miami Heat lead to LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers? Cynics say so, but Gregg Popovich thinks that’s a belief driven by media-helmed narrative. In advance of his team’s game against the Clevela…
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  • Spurs' trip to Cleveland delayed due to plane

    Spurs' trip to Cleveland delayed due to plane

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    An emergency slide accidentally deployed on the San Antonio Spurs charter plane and delayed the team's flight to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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  • LeBron: PT for Cavs' Big 3 must 'come down'

    LeBron: PT for Cavs' Big 3 must 'come down'

    ESPN.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    We could be seeing less of LeBron James moving forward. James topped the 40-minute plateau in seven of the Cleveland Cavaliers' first nine games, with his 39.1 minutes per game average ranking third in the NBA behind Oklahoma City's Reggie Jackson (41.4…
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  • Blatt takes blame for loss; Love disagrees

    Blatt takes blame for loss; Love disagrees

    ESPN.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    David Blatt took the blame for the Cavaliers' lackluster 106-97 loss to the Nuggets on Monday, but Blatt's players disagreed that their coach was the root of the problem.
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  • Lawson lifts Nuggets to surprise win vs. Cavs

    Lawson lifts Nuggets to surprise win vs. Cavs

    ESPN.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory Monday night.
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  • Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players …

    Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players Of The Week

    dimemag.com nba.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    And this is why sample size always matters. After struggling through their first few outings of the 2014-2015 season, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week for…
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  • LeBron James (cold) of Cleveland Cavaliers misses shootaround; …

    LeBron James (cold) of Cleveland Cavaliers misses shootaround; listed as probable for Monday's game against Denver Nuggets

    ESPN.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    LeBron James missed the Cleveland Cavaliers' morning shootaround with a cold but started Monday night against the Denver Nuggets.
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves shopping veteran Corey Brewer

    Minnesota Timberwolves shopping veteran Corey Brewer

    ESPN.com Nov 16 (6 days ago)
    The Timberwolves, fresh off heavy back-to-back losses and in the latest indication of their growing focus on the future, are in active trade discussions with multiple contending teams pursuing veteran swingman Corey Brewer, according to sources.
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  • The Cavaliers Set An NBA Record For Three-Pointers Last Night (…

    The Cavaliers Set An NBA Record For Three-Pointers Last Night (Video)

    dimemag.com Nov 16 (6 days ago)
    The Cavs hit nine in a row to start their game against visiting Atlanta last night. They ended up hitting 11 in a row and 13-for-17 in the first half of their 127-94 cakewalk at home. LeBron James had three of them, Kevin Love and Joe Harris had two api…
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  • Watch LeBron James Block Shot Out Of Bounds, Search For Ball In…

    Watch LeBron James Block Shot Out Of Bounds, Search For Ball In Cavs Crowd

    dimemag.com Nov 16 (6 days ago)
    Remember when LeBron James didn’t have his swagger? Those late October days seem very, very far gone now. Watch The King highlight another dominant performance by soaring to block a shot deep into the Cleveland Cavaliers’ crowd and search for the ball d…
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  • Video - Cavs Frustrated With Three-Game Skid 00:29

    Cavs Frustrated With Three-Game Skid

    Nov 22
    Kyrie Irving and LeBron James discuss the Cavaliers' loss to the Wizards and how they will work to get back on track.
  • Video - Wall, Wizards Put Away Cavs 01:31

    Wall, Wizards Put Away Cavs

    Nov 21
    John Wall scored 28 points to lead the Wizards to a 91-78 win over the Cavs.
  • Video - LeBron's Transition Dunk 00:24

    LeBron's Transition Dunk

    Nov 21
    LeBron James threw down a two-handed slam while running the floor against the Wizards.
  • Video - LeBron's Soaring Alley-Oop Layup 00:33

    LeBron's Soaring Alley-Oop Layup

    Nov 21
    Kyrie Irving threw a lob to LeBron James, who skied high for the layup. Irving then stole the ball on the next possession, which led to another James layup.

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