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Jeff Hornacek Hopes Being Forced To Watch The Cavs’ Ring Ceremony Should Help The Knicks Play Angry
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Getty Image When the 2016-2017 NBA season finally gets underway on Tuesday night, the modest three-game slate will start with the Cavs hosting the Knicks at the Q in Cleveland. Keeping with tradition, the team will receive their championship rings prior…Share Tweet
Pacers sign then waive rookie forward Ben Bentilnba.com 3 hours agoINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Just hours after signing rookie Ben Bentil on Monday, the Indiana Pacers waived the 6-foot-9 forward.Share Tweet
Kyrie Irving’s Iconic Game 7 Shot Has Been Immortalized With A Giant Banner In Clevelanddimemag.com 4 hours agoWhen the Cleveland Cavaliers did the unthinkable and took Game 7 on the road against the Warriors to win the NBA Finals last spring, it wasn’t just LeBron James who came up huge in the clutch with a physics-defying block on Andre Iguodala in the waning …Share Tweetyahoo.com 5 hours agoLeBron James watches the clock. (Getty Images) LeBron James knows that the NBA is after him. It was the case in 2002, when his Cleveland Cavaliers selected raw Dajuan Wagner as a tank pick in the draft a year before LBJ became eligible for selection. It…Share Tweetdimemag.com 6 hours agoGetty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweet
Rip Hamilton Claims His 2004 Pistons Could Beat This Year’s Warriorsdimemag.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Getty Image The team the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors most often got compared to was the 96 Bulls, for reasons too obvious to get revisited here. Scottie Pippen, however, didn’t believe there was any comparison at all, stating definitely that his 72-…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 23 (yesterday)LeBron James and the Cavaliers have shown their supports to the Indians during the playoffs. (AP) After the Cleveland Indians knocked off the Toronto Blue Jays last week to win the American League pennant, Northeast Ohioans found their elation at the Tr…Share Tweet
Special pass: Cavs' Kyrie Irving to give championship ring to dadnba.com Oct 22 (yesterday)CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving is prepared to make a most memorable pass.Share Tweet
The Blazers’ Twitter Account Expertly Trolled The Warriors With A Sick ‘3-1’ BurnGetty Image Trolling the Golden State Warriors about blowing a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals has quickly become one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially when it comes to social media. But according to Kevin Durant, losing to the Cavs was at least par…Share Tweet
The Cavs Will Start Their Season Opener Early Because Of The World SeriesGetty Image It’s turning out to be a pretty good year for sports fans in Cleveland. Last spring, the Cavs did the impossible and overcame a 3-1 deficit to the Warriors to the win the NBA Finals, giving the city its first championship in more than 50 yea…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)The Chicago Bulls made the big, mad coach go away during the 2015 offseason, as they had to. The relationship between the Bulls front office and former coach Tom Thibodeau, due to massive missteps on the part of both sides, was beyond repair. Thibodeau …Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)The Cleveland Cavaliers might not have been the kind of team likely to suffer from a championship hangover, anyway. LeBron James around — a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, three-time NBA champion and three-time NBA Finals MVP; a player who now freel…Share Tweet
Khloe Kardashian And Tristan Thompson Are Reportedly Getting Married After Dating For Two MonthsGetty Image Do you hear wedding bells??? (That’s how all entertainment stories about celebrity engagements are required by law to begin) Khloe Kardashian of the show where her family does stuff and Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers are engaged…Share TweetAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option on forward Stanley Johnson through the 2017-18 season.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 20 (4 days ago)An outsider would be forgiven for seeing the Indiana Pacers’ 2015-16 season as something of a return to normalcy. After narrowly missing out on a postseason berth the previous season as Paul George played only a handful of games, Indiana rebounded with …Share Tweet
Things Are So Great For J.R. Smith Lately That He’s Got His Very Own Backpack Nowdimemag.com Oct 20 (4 days ago)Sprayground It was the summer of J.R. And it’s turning into the autumn of J.R. as well. The shooting, jawing, and smiling forward recently inked a four-year, $57 million deal to return to the NBA Champion Cavaliers, he got married, and he’s been living …Share Tweet
Pistons' Baynes has surgery to repair broken nosenba.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Pistons center Aron Baynes has had surgery to repair a broken nose.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)[Note: Ball Don’t Lie’s Dan Devine recorded this video prior to Milwaukee’s trade for Tony Snell.] The Milwaukee Bucks are entering the 2016-17 NBA season with a potentially still-growing 6-foot-11 Giannis Antetokounmpo playing point guard, and the bask…Share Tweet
Resale ticket prices for Cavaliers' opener fallingESPN.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)Resale ticket prices for Cavaliers' opener fallingShare Tweet
Cavs Win Second StraightMar 20LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Cavs Continue Home DominanceMar 18Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each posted double-doubles as the Cavs captured their 14th straight win at home with a 117-92 victory over the Nets.