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Feb 20

Cavaliers, Warriors ready to chase in NBA’s sprint to the finish

LeBron James had a trophy in his hands and a smile on his face.That was Sunday at the All-Star Game, when James again rose above the NBA’s best in winning a game and MVP honors.What he really wants is to be celebrating in the postseason, not midseason….

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Feb 20

Jesse Jackson: LeBron’s ‘slam dunk for justice is needed’

CHICAGO >> The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in.Political commentator Laura Ingraha…

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Feb 19

LeBron James earns All-Star MVP as his team defeats Team Stephen, 148-145

LOS ANGELES >> LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game.James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star Game MVP award while his hand-picked team rallied to win an uncommonly entertai…

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Feb 18

Stereotyping opinions of athletes is narrow-minded | Opinion

I remember thinking to myself in 2003, “Who do these women think they are?”The country band “The Dixie Chicks” publicly criticized President George W. Bush about the invasion of Iraq at a concert overseas.Lead singer of the group Natalie Maines told th…

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Feb 18

LeBron James says he ‘will definitely not shut up and dribble’

LOS ANGELES >> LeBron James says he will not stick to sports.The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation’s political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Gam…

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Feb 18

Cavs’ Nance loses All-Star dunk contest

LOS ANGELES >> Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz put on a show in the slam dunk contest to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday.Mitchell edged the Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr. by two points, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the 360-degre…

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Feb 17

Cavs trades made staying more inviting for LeBron James | Jeff Schude

The difference in the Cavaliers since the trades of Feb. 8 is nothing short of remarkable. But the most important question concerning the franchise still lingers:

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Feb 15

It’s been 15 years since LeBron James scored 50 points vs. Mentor

Bob Krizancic remembers seeking out advice in 2003 before his Mentor team played LeBron James.James was a senior at Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, the nation’s No. 1 player on the nation’s No. 1 team, and was set to be the No. 1 pick in the 2003 NBA Draft…

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Feb 14

LeBron James to produce new ‘House Party’ movie

CLEVELAND >> LeBron James is going old school to make a new movie.The Cavaliers star and business partner Maverick Carter are producing a new version of “House Party,” the comedy featuring hip-hop duo Kid ‘N Play that debuted in 1990.James’ SpringHill …

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Feb 14

New-look Cavs pay back Thunder, 120-112

OKLAHOMA CITY >> LeBron James scored 37 points, and the new-look Cavaliers got a much different result this time against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 120-112 victory on Tuesday night.It was Cleveland’s second straight win since adding George Hill, Ro…

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Feb 12

Nick Gilbert to undergo brain surgery

CLEVELAND >> Nick Gilbert, the son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert who became a good-luck charm during the NBA lottery, will undergo major brain surgery this week.A team spokesman said the 21-year-old Michigan State student will have the operation in De…

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Feb 12

5 things we learned from the new-look Cavaliers’ rout of the Celtics

The new-look Cleveland Cavaliers demolished the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon, a 121-99 win that was notable for all kinds of reasons. Let’s dive right into them:

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Feb 12

New blood gives Cavaliers much-needed energy transfusion | Jeff Schudel

The Cavaliers should have left a simple message on the grease board in the visitor’s locker room as they exited TD Garden on Feb. 11:”See ya in May in the playoffs.”Singed: The James Gang.The Cavs played their first road game of the new calendar year in

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Feb 11

New-look Cavs dominate Celtics on Paul Pierce’s day, 121-99

BOSTON >> LeBron James led the new-look Cavaliers to a blowout in Boston with an individual performance reminiscent of the rivalry’s heyday.And this time, Paul Pierce was sitting courtside in street clothes, unable to do anything about it.>> New blood …

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Feb 10

Newest Cavaliers have history of success vs. Warriors | Jeff Schudel

The Cavaliers, should they meet the Golden State Warriors this year for a fourth straight NBA Finals, gained valuable reinforcements when they overturned their roster at the trading deadline.Larry Nance, Jr. and Jordan Clarkson played with the Lakers. …

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Feb 10

Korver scores 30 as Cavs pluck Hawks, 123-107

ATLANTA >> LeBron James had a triple-double and Kyle Korver scored a season-high 30 points, including four straight 3-pointers to close the third period, as the Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks, 123-107, on Friday night for a successful start to their …

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Feb 09

Will LeBron James stay in Cleveland? Cavaliers revamp roster hoping he will

CLEVELAND >> Once summer rolls around, LeBron James stars on a different stage.All eyes in the NBA and across the sports world will focus on James during free agency.There are already teams lining up for an audience with The King, should he opt out of …

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Feb 09

The Cleveland Cavaliers won the trade deadline, and have emerged as a legit NBA finals contender again

The Cavaliers are once again the favorites to return to the NBA finals in the Eastern Conference after remaking their roster with a desperately needed blend of youth, athleticism, shooting and defense.

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Feb 09

Dwyane Wade on returning to Heat: ‘I can’t wait to get back to my environment’

Dwyane Wade did not see this coming.Not right now, anyway. He has fully believed for many months that he would eventually return to the Miami Heat, though he figured it would happen in a free-agent deal this coming summer and not on a Thursday afternoo…

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Feb 08

Dwyane Wade on his return to the Miami Heat: “I always felt that one day it would happen”

Dwyane Wade has fully believed for many months that he would eventually return to the Miami Heat, though he figured it would happen in a free-agent deal this coming summer.

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