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  • Tyronn Lue stepping away from team due to health concerns

    USA Today "Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Ty Lue is stepping away from the team for the time being, citing chest pains and “other troubling symptoms.” Lue, in a statement released by the Cavaliers, said he’s also been losing sleep throughout the year. “Despite a battery of tests, there have been no..." March 19

  • LeBron in line to play 82 games after Navy SEAL helped him get through back injuries

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have undergone a series of changes throughout a somewhat clouded NBA season, yet the only constant has been having LeBron James on the floor, who is in line to play all 82 games of the season. It wasn’t long ago that James had dealt with back issues and needed two..." March 19

  • Cavs' Rodney Hood 'Kevin Love Changed the Game for Us ... We're Humans, Too'

    TMZ "Kevin Love's getting mad love from one of his teammates for talking openly about a panic attack he experienced earlier this season ... and spreading a positive message about mental health awareness. "A lot of times people don’t look at us as humans, and we go through stuff all the time as..." March 18

  • LeBron admits Cavs are worried about Lue's health

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "There is obviously something wrong with Tyronn Lue. He's missed parts or all of three games because of the same illness. He won't speak publicly as to what it is and team officials and players don't feel comfortable sharing Lue's secret. But, as any fan can see, Lue's dealing with something...." March 18

  • Report: Cavaliers sign Okaro White to 10-day contract

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers will sign forward Okaro White to a 10-day contract, a team source confirmed to White, 25, played six games for the Miami Heat this season. He was traded to the Hawks on Feb. 8 and waived. His signing will cost the Cavs roughly $400,000 in salary and luxury tax..." March 18

  • Ty Lue does not come out to coach Cavs for second half due to illness

    Larry Brown Sports "Tyronn Lue did not come to coach the Cavaliers for the second half of their game on Saturday in Chicago. When Cleveland came out for the third quarter of their game against the Bulls, they did so without their head coach, who stayed behind in the locker room." March 17

  • LeBron to Heckler Asking Him Where Kyrie Irving Is: 'At Your Mama's House'

    Complex "When it comes to responding to hecklers, LeBron James is no novice (in fact, here's a quick list to brush up on) and on Thursday night in Portland he added to that rundown by filling a Blazers fan in on some unfortunate news. Now this particular response takes a little bit of concentration to..." March 17

  • LeBron James: Playing without Kevin Love challenging for Cavaliers

    ESPN "Following a 113-105 loss to the Trail Blazers on Thursday in which his 35 points, 14 rebounds and six assists weren't enough to avoid the Cleveland Cavaliers' third defeat in their last pour games, LeBron James admitted how much the absence of Kevin Love is affecting the Cavs. "It's been a long..." March 16

  • LeBron James goes OFF on Tyronn Lue

    247 Sports "LeBron James is fed up with the Cleveland Cavaliers' struggles. As the Cavaliers are on their way to another loss as they trail 103-88 versus the Portland Trail Blazers, the four-time MVP went OFF on his head coach, Tyronn Lue. This is not a good look for a team that has now lost six of..." March 16

  • Damian Lillard has LeBron James' attention: 'That guy's a superstar in our league'

    USA Today "The Portland Trail Blazers are the hottest team in the league, riding a 10-game win streak into Thursday night’s matchup against LeBron James and the Cavs. Leading the way for the Blazers has been Damian Lillard, who is averaging over 32 points, six assists and four rebounds over the 10 wins...." March 15

  • J.R. Smith, Tyronn Lue give conflicting accounts of benching communication

    ESPN "With the Cavaliers mired in a two-game losing streak, dropping their record to just 6-6 since February's trade deadline, Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue decided to shake up his team again by bringing JR Smith off the bench against the Suns on Tuesday and starting Kyle Korver in his place. Korver..." March 15

  • Cavaliers Offered John Calipari 10-Year Deal and Control of Basketball Ops in 2014

    12 Up "For Kentucky head coach John Calipari, NBA offers have been steadily sent his way for over two decades. But given that he has built the Wildcats into a basketball juggernaut over the course of his time there, ​why leave? With a cool $8 million salary (not including bonuses) and the opportunity..." March 14

  • Kevin Love eyes return to Cavaliers next week

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love said he's looking to return to the Cavaliers later next week. Love, who broke a bone in his left hand on Jan. 30, told he was hopeful to play against Phoenix at The Q on March 23. The Cavs play the East-leading Raptors on March 21 and are in Brooklyn March 25. Love..." March 14

  • LeBron: 'I'm like fine wine, I get better with age'

    The Score "LeBron James' confidence in his own game is as high as it's ever been, and at a stage in his career when most players are at least showing signs of slowing down, the Cleveland Cavaliers megastar continues to excel. "You can just say I'm like fine wine, I get better with age. That's what it..." March 14

  • Larry Sanders tweets about potential contract

    Clutch Points "Since playing briefly for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season, Larry Sanders has remained a free agent and not a lot has been heard about him. Although he is active with his social media accounts, there’s not been much talk about his potential to return to playing in the NBA again. However, on..." March 14

  • JR Smith disappointed with lack of communication about benching

    Larry Brown Sports "J.R. Smith was disappointed about the lack of communication from Tyronn Lue regarding his benching. Prior to the Cavaliers’ game against the Suns on Tuesday, Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue made the decision to have Kyle Korver start the game in favor of Smith, who has struggled this season...." March 14

  • Kyle Korver to start tonight for JR Smith, who may have new role for rest of season

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Kyle Korver would start for JR Smith tonight against the Suns, and Smith would continue to come off the bench when Rodney Hood returns from a back injury. Lue said the Hood would not play tonight because of his lower back strain and that Jeff Green would start..." March 13

  • Why Stephen A. Smith Isn’t Sold On Celtics Or Raptors As East Favorites

    NESN "Stephen A. Smith still isn’t ready to take the plunge. The Cleveland Cavaliers, after a red-hot start with their reconstructed team after the NBA trade deadline, have crashed back to Earth. Losers of six of their last 10 games, the Cavs have slid to fourth in the NBA’s Eastern Conference..." March 13

  • Kyle Kuzma says Isaiah Thomas was trying to kill the Cavaliers

    247 Sports "While he maintains it was just another matchup over the course of his team's 82-game schedule, one member of the Los Angeles Lakers is suggesting that Isaiah Thomas had some extra motivation during Sunday night's win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Following the Lakers' practice session on..." March 13

  • Larry Nance Jr. apologizes after rejecting young fan's autograph request

    The Score "Larry Nance Jr. has promised to make things right after snubbing a young autograph-seeker. A video that appears to have been shot by the boy's mother shows him approaching Nance to ask for an autograph, but the Cleveland Cavaliers forward continues walking. Kevin Love eventually came along and..." March 13

  • LeBron James says he wants to play with his son in NBA

    247 Sports "LeBron James wants to play the Ken Griffey role. At the age of 33 and with his son at the age of 13, the four-time MVP has gone on record as saying he wants to play on the same team with his son if he's able to make it to the NBA Considering James is showing no signs of slowing down and..." March 12

  • Cavaliers' Kevin Love: Could return in 2-to-3 weeks

    CBS Sports "Love (hand) could be ready to play in 2-to-3 weeks, Terry Pluto of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. The low end of that timetable would put Love on track to play as soon as March 25 against the Nets, with nine regular-season games remaining on the Cavaliers' schedule after that. Love resumed..." March 12

  • Cavs can make LeBron richest man in NBA history if he opts out

    Sportsnaut "If LeBron James uses his right to opt out of his current contract following the 2017-18 NBA season, then we know teams will line up for his services. As of this writing, the latest rumor on this topic is that King James has narrowed it down to four teams that he’d be willing to sign with this..." March 12

  • What does 0-2 LA trip mean for LeBron's future?

    USA Today "The key to LeBron James’ free agency was right there on his Nike sneaker on Sunday night. You had to get past the out-of-place pink tone that fit neither his Cleveland Cavaliers color scheme nor the Lakers’ purple-and-gold that shone so bright in their 127-113 win. Ditto for the name of this..." March 12

  • Magic Johnson greets LeBron James’ business partners before game

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers played on Sunday night, putting LeBron James up against a team that would love to sign him in free agency. Many had that thought in mind when this photo shared by USA Today’s Sam Amick made the rounds " March 12

  • Cavaliers say Cedi Osman out two weeks with hip flexor strain

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers rookie Cedi Osman is going to miss two weeks because of a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Saturday. Osman, 22, was injured in the third quarter of Friday's 116-102 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. An MRI done here Saturday afternoon confirmed his diagnosis. Osman said..." March 11

  • LeBron disappointed with how Cavs re-worked Kyrie trade

    The Sports Post "LeBron James doesn’t like how the Kyrie-IT trade went down. After the Cavs would start to backtrack due to IT’s medical records, they would ask for an additional second-round pick. That’s it. In the meantime, LeBron would be “less than impressed.” “And there was a fourth factor that poisoned..." March 11

  • Why it didn't work out for Isaiah Thomas in Cleveland

    ESPN "Last May 26 in Boston's TD Garden, in the moments after the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off the Eastern Conference Finals with a 33-point win, LeBron James came down to the end of the Celtics' bench and found Isaiah Thomas. James wrapped his arms around Thomas and spoke into his ear, holding..." March 11

  • Cavaliers' Cedi Osman on injury: 'I heard a pop from my groin'

    ESPN "The Cavaliers finished their 116-102 loss to the Clippers undermanned on Friday night after two of Cleveland's rotation players -- Rodney Hood and Cedi Osman -- left the game early because of injuries. "Messed our rotation up a lot, but that's part of the game," Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said...." March 10

  • Cavaliers' Cedi Osman to have MRI on ailing hip; Rodney Hood day-to-day

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers say Cedi Osman will receive an MRI on his left hip later Saturday and won't play against the Lakers in Los Angeles on Sunday. Rodney Hood also won't face the Lakers and is considered day-to-day. Both players were injured in Cleveland's 116-102 loss to the LA Clippers..." March 10

  • Los Angeles Wants LeBron, But Why Would LeBron Want Los Angeles?

    Complex "The loudest cheers weren’t for the hometown Clippers. They were for a player on the other team. Since the Cavaliers were in town, people turned out at Staples Center to see LeBron James Friday night. Precisely 19,130 flooded Downtown LA to see The King, many sporting No. 23 jerseys. Cavs fans..." March 10

  • LeBron: Trading for DeAndre 'would have gave us a boost'

    USA Today "On an otherwise forgettable night, LeBron James was reminded about what could have been. The Cavaliers lost Friday night 116-102 to the Los Angeles Clippers. It was the second game on a long road trip that ends in eight days in Chicago. LeBron and the Cavs have a long road ahead. But with..." March 10

  • Lakers ‘Still a Long Shot’ to Land LeBron James

    SLAM Online "The Lakers are one of the teams supposedly on LeBron James‘ radar this summer, but it’s reportedly “still a long shot” for the NBA’s most coveted to relocate to Hollywood next season. James, 33, is in win-now mode and the young Lakers don’t appear to be in a position to compete for titles..." March 09

  • Source: Nobody Knows What LeBron Will Do Because He Doesn't Know

    Real GM Basketball "Those close to LeBron James believe he could continue playing until he's 40 years old, which means his next free agent decision could still have long-term ramifications. League sources believe it's "still a long shot" James chooses the Lakers this offseason, but that's mostly because he's..." March 09

  • LeBron to consider 4 teams in free agency

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James reportedly has a four-team wish list for when he hits free agency this summer. According to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer, James is currently considering the Cavs, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers as potential landing spots. The..." March 08

  • Jordan Clarkson said Lakers players talk to each other about LeBron James joining them

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Two players on the Cavaliers were Los Angeles Lakers until a month ago. But the buzz for the next four days surrounding Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. in L.A. will be minuscule compared to the hype generated by LeBron James. Yes, there are billboards in Los Angeles to recruit James to..." March 08

  • LeBron: My play's at 'probably an all-time high'

    ESPN "Following a 113-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night in which he scored seven of his game-high 39 points on three dagger jumpers in the final minute, four-time MVP and three-time NBA champion LeBron James made a bold proclamation about his level of play in his 15th..." March 08

  • Love denies panic attack forced him to exit Jan. 20 game vs. Thunder

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love said the response to his disclosure of panic attacks has been "overwhelming" and "universally positive" in his first public comments since he wrote of his personal mental-health struggle Tuesday on the Players' Tribune. "I think one of those reasons is mental health doesn't..." March 07

  • Lakers Fan Buys Billboards Recruiting LeBron James to LA, Trolls 76ers

    Bleacher Report "One fan is doing his best to recruit LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers when the four-time NBA MVP hits free agency. Per Chris Walder of The Score, Lakers fan Jacob Emrani purchased three billboards in Los Angeles that went up on Wednesday. The most prominent features the hashtag..." March 07

  • Nike set to release LeBron James’ Hollywood-themed kicks

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and the fine designers at Nike are set to release the limited edition LeBron 15 “Hollywood” colorway — an ode to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. According to several reports, the new kicks are scheduled to hit stores this weekend (March 11) with a retail price..." March 07

  • Jeff Green roller skated Sunday, won't play Monday against Detroit to rest his back

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James has nearly 36 million followers on Instagram, so there is a fair chance you saw his footage of him on roller skates Sunday, skating along with Jeff Green. No, in case you're wondering, Green is not going to play tonight against Detroit. Green, James, and JR Smith were among..." March 06

  • Unwritten Rules No Longer Have A Place In The NBA

    Dime Magazine "Disrespect has become a punchline. It is the word chosen to describe acts done on the basketball court that are increasingly fun for NBA fans. A crossover, a stare down, a heat check three; all moves that can be described as disrespectful without being true to the exact definition of the..." March 06

  • Kevin Love discusses suffering panic attack during game

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love opened up about suffering a panic attack during a game this season and how it led to him addressing his mental health in an essay published on The Players' Tribune on Tuesday. Love was taken to the hospital during a Nov. 5 loss to the Atlanta Hawks with..." March 06

  • Rodney Hood, Larry Nance Jr. to be Cavs starters for foreseeable future

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers will keep rolling with shooting guard Rodney Hood in the starting lineup against the Detroit Pistons tonight, according to Marla Ridenour of The Akron Beacon Journal. Head coach Tyronn Lue will also start Larry Nance Jr. and bring rookie Cedi Osman off the bench — making..." March 05

  • Tristan Thompson to miss multiple games for Cavaliers with sprained right ankle

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson sustained a sprained right ankle in Saturday's 126-127 loss to Denver and is going to miss multiple games, the team announced Sunday evening. Thompson sustained the injury in the first half but stayed in the game, finishing with 12 points and seven boards. But,..." March 05

  • Cavaliers' Jeff Green out at least 2 games due to sore lower back

    ESPN "Cavaliers forward Jeff Green underwent an MRI on his sore lower back Saturday that revealed no structural damage, according to coach Tyronn Lue. Green will be held out of the Cavs' lineup as Cleveland finishes its five-game home stand Saturday against the Denver Nuggets and Monday against the..." March 04

  • Smith won't open up about soup fiasco

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith addressed his one-game soup-throwing suspension Saturday, admitting that even he found the internet's meme-mania reaction to be humorous. "Some of them were actually pretty funny," Smith said. "I understand that everything I do is going to have a meme or..." March 03

  • Kenny Smith J.R. Smith's Soup Incident: Ultimate Disrespect

    TMZ "Kenny Smith says J.R. Smith's soup-throwing incident could create some MAJOR issues with the Cavs' chemistry ... telling TMZ Sports J.R.'s actions will affect the whole team. We spoke with the Jet about J.R.'s 1-game suspension for reportedly hurlin' soup at Cleveland asst. coach Damon Jones..." March 03

  • LeBron 'in awe' after pulling off what he calls one of the best moves of his career

    CBS Sports "The young Philadelphia 76ers picked up an impressive victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night, but after the game no one had much interest in talking about who won or lost. That's because in the middle of the first quarter, LeBron James pulled off one of the greatest dribbling..." March 02

  • Cavs' Kevin Love hoping for early return from fractured bone in hand

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love was back on the practice court taking mid-range jump shots Friday, four weeks after fracturing a bone in his left hand. He is optimistic that he will return to game action before the team's stated eight-week recovery timeline expires. "If I can..." March 02

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