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May 23

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James locked in for Game 4 after being locked out in Game 3

INDEPENDENCE >> LeBron James had that look – faraway, yet focused.

The Boston Celtics have his undivided attention.

Following one of the worst postseason games of his career, James provided a candid review of his performance after breaking down film of Game 3 in the Eastern Conference finals.

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May 23

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James all business at morning shootaround

On game days, regular season and postseason, early starts are the norm for reporters covering the Cleveland Cavaliers.That’s because shootarounds, the morning practices before games played in the evening, are a fact of life in the NBA.Prior to home gam…

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May 23

Orlando Magic — rumored to be pursuing Cleveland Cavaliers’ David Griffin — hire Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations

ORLANDO, Fla. >> The Orlando Magic completed their search to fill the role of president of basketball operations.

It’s Toronto general manager Jeff Weltman, a veteran NBA executive but relatively unknown to the casual basketball fan.

Magic President Alex Martins announced the hire on Tuesday.

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May 23

Jim Litke: NBA short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories

Did you know NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was so worried about the league’s TV ratings that he rang up LeBron James and told him to take it easy on the Celtics?Me neither.But then, I didn’t know Michael Jordan’s first retirement was actually a “secret …

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May 22

Cleveland Cavaliers coach defends LeBron James after ‘weird’ loss

INDEPENDENCE >> LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

Just as he did in Game 3.

James did not address the media Monday, hours after one of the worst postseason games of his career, an 11-point, six-turnover, head-scratching atrocity in a 111-108 loss to the Boston Celtics that – for the time being – has made the Eastern Conference finals interesting.

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May 22

Cleveland Cavaliers plan to keep their foot on the gas for 48 minutes in Game 4

LeBron James knew a loss would come sooner or later in the playoffs for the Cavaliers. As far as he is concerned, sooner is much better.The Cavaliers, with three straight victories to close out the 2016 NBA Finals for their first championship, followed…

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May 22

“He’s human.” LeBron James struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss.

LeBron James’ frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career.

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May 22

LeBron James after Game 3 loss: ‘I had a tough game, period’

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James acknowledged the team will have to play a lot better in Game 4 after a close loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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May 22

LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

CLEVELAND >> LeBron James’ frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career.

James exchanged words with a fan late Sunday night after the Boston Celtics stormed back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter and shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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May 22

Jeff Schudel: Boston Celtics dig deep to stall Cleveland Cavaliers’ march to the NBA Finals

Give credit to Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens. His team was embarrassed inn the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals with the Cavaliers, and on a night when his team could have easily packed it in and gone through the motions, the Celtic…

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May 22

Boston Celtics 111, Cavaliers 108: Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer stuns Cleveland in Game 3

So much for the Cavs’ previously perfect postseason.Erasing a 21-point second-half deficit, the Boston Celtics got a 3-pointer from Avery Bradley with less than one second remaining on May 21 to shock the Cavaliers, 111-108, in Game 3 of the Eastern Co…

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May 22

Avery Bradley stuns Cavs with last-second shot; Celtics claw back for Game 3 win

Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in Game 3 to end the champions’ 13-game postseason winning streak.

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May 22

Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors on the verge of making NBA playoff history

The hype is building for a potential third straight NBA Finals pitting the Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors.Off to a 3-0 lead over the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs in the best-of-seven Western Conference Finals, the Warriors can clinch the seri…

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May 21

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James honored with J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for community activism

LeBron James believes in giving back.

From the earliest days of an NBA career that began 14 ears ago, the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player has given freely of his time, energy and money to causes in which he believes.

>> Photo gallery from Cavaliers-Celtics Game 3

He’s been especially active in his hometown of Akron, using the LeBron James Family Foundation to oversee programs geared to keeping at-risk kids in school.

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May 20

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas to miss rest of NBA playoffs with hip injury

BOSTON >> Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the rest of the playoffs because of a hip injury.

The team made the announcement on May 20, a day after Thomas left Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Cavaliers in the second half.

Thomas injured the hip in March and aggravated it in Game 6 of the East semifinals against Washington.

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May 20

Cleveland Cavaliers can close out reeling Celtics at home in Games 3 and 4 of East finals

LeBron James wrapped up his postgame news conference, popped a toothpick in his mouth and pushed back from the podium as if he had just completed a satisfying meal.He and the Cavaliers feasted on the Celtics.Breaking records and Boston hearts, the defe…

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May 20

Cleveland Cavaliers destroy Celtics in Game 2, 130-86

BOSTON >> LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics, 130-86, on May 19 to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory.

Cleveland led by 14 points after one quarter, by a record 41 at the half and by 46 after three.

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May 20

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory.

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May 19

Mark&Mark Podcast: LeBron and Stipe greatest of all time?

On this episode of the Mark&Mark Podcast, Mark Meszoros and Mark Podolski of The News-Herald and Morning Journal raise the question:

Is LeBron James in line to become the great basketball player of all time?

Plus, Podolski discusses UFC champion Stipe Miocic’s chances of becoming the greatest heavyweight of all time.

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May 19

Cleveland Cavaliers take center stage this weekend

The Cavaliers will take center stage this weekend.Off of their impressive 117-104 victory over the host Boston Celtics on May 17 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Cavs will try to repeat that feat and get the better of the Celtics in Game…

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