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USA TODAY Sports Last year, with David Blatt at the helm, the Cleveland Cavaliers made it to the NBA Finals. This year, through 41 games, the Cavs were 30-11, the best record in the Eastern Conference. However, that didn’t stop the team from firing Blat…Share Tweet
yahoo.com 7 hours agoIt may not feel like much right now, with the Cleveland Cavaliers having moved on with the East’s title and two potential champions from Oakland and Oklahoma City looking a giant step removed from the comparatively lacking Toronto Raptors, but one does …Share Tweet
The Antetokounmpo Brothers Lit Up This Greek Streetball Game With Kristaps Porzingis In Sunglassesdimemag.com 11 hours agoEurohoops.net Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks took part in a streetball game in Athens, Greece, over the weekend. Porzingis, who is Latvian, showed and rocked sunglasses as the teammate of Thana…Share Tweet
Cavs pay respects to departed 'Game of Thrones' characterESPN.com May 29 (yesterday)Cavs pay respects to departed 'Game of Thrones' characterShare Tweetdimemag.com May 28 (2 days ago)LeBron giving big props to Raptors fans and the country, “never been part of anything like it” pic.twitter.com/mthQzw3FUv — Raptors Republic (@raptorsrepublic) May 28, 2016 The Cleveland Cavaliers almost swept their way to the NBA Finals. The only thing…Share Tweet
Cavs Players Explained Why They Used Water (And Chocolate Milk) To Celebrate Instead Of Champagnedimemag.com May 28 (2 days ago)The celebration begins! — NBA (@NBA) May 28, 2016 The Cleveland Cavaliers secured their second trip to the NBA Finals in as many years on Friday, so, naturally, it was a time for celebration. When you think about a team celebrating a series win in their…Share TweetIt took a little longer than most expected, but the Cleveland Cavaliers have clinched their second-straight trip to the NBA Finals. The Cavs beat the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night, reversing unexpected…Share Tweet
LeBron James Almost Tore The Rim Down On This Ferocious Alley-Oop Jamdimemag.com May 27 (3 days ago)The Cavs are anxious to close out the series against the Raptors in Game 6 in Toronto, and plays like this are a good place to start. Midway through the first quarter, Kyrie Irving found LeBron James on the fast break with the beautiful lob pass, which …Share TweetGolden State guard Stephen Curry and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, to the surprise of absolutely nobody, will headline the NBA’s 2015-16 All-NBA Team. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] The reigning t…Share TweetGetty Image The NBA Finals start in less than a week. The Heat Cavs and Raptors have slugged it out for five games in the East with Cleveland taking a seemingly commanding 3-2 lead with Game 7 at the Q. The Thunder have dominated the 73-win Warriors eve…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 26 (4 days ago)There were some things worth discussing after the Cleveland Cavaliers decimated the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday — Kevin Love's resurgence, the return of Cleveland's shot-making, the way the Cavaliers' blitzing …Share Tweet
Kevin Love Owes Some Of His Game 5 Heroics To A Selfless Pep Talk From An Unlikely TeammateUSA TODAY Sports The Eastern Conference Finals have been a wildly up-and-down series for Kevin Love. He led all scorers with 25 points in the Cavaliers’ blowout win over the Raptors in Game 5 on Wednesday, but it came just days after Love lost his fourt…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 26 (4 days ago)After dropping two games in disappointing fashion to the Raptors in Toronto, the Cavaliers posted to the team's Twitter account a video of several players citing the urgency needed in Cleveland on Wednesday, under this LeBron James quote: "Going ba…Share Tweet
Dolph Ziggler Helped The Cleveland Cavaliers Show Off Against The RaptorsGetty Image The Cleveland Cavaliers Game 5 blowout of the Toronto Raptors was one of the most heinous in Conference Finals history, and there’s only one reasonable explanation as to why: WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler was there to cheer them on. Nothing sa…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports Larry Bird’s May 5 press conference, in which he announced that the Indiana Pacers were not bringing back head coach Frank Vogel, was memorable for a lot of reasons, not the least of which was Bird’s insinuation that Vogel begged him fo…Share Tweet
An Angry Courtside Cavs Fan Got Into It With Raptors Coach Dwane Caseydimemag.com May 26 (5 days ago)hahah who is this guy pic.twitter.com/LZeXEevSR9 — James Herbert (@outsidethenba) May 26, 2016 Wednesday night was rough for Raptors coach Dwane Casey. Not only did his Raps get absolutely smoked by the Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Western Conference Fina…Share TweetESPN.com May 26 (5 days ago)Cleveland Cavaliers 'Big Three' comes to play in Game 5Share 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.