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Nov 25

James has triple-double, Cavs beat Hornets for 7th in a row

LeBron James had 27 points, 16 rebounds and 13 assists, J.R. Smith made the tie-breaking free throw with 48 seconds left, and the Cavaliers extended their winning streak to seven straight with a 100-99 victory over the Charlotte Hornets at Quicken Loan…

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Nov 24

Report: Cavs guard Derrick Rose, injured again, unsure of NBA future

Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose is leaving the team temporarily to ponder his future in the NBA, according to a report on ESPN.Dave McMenamin, who covers the Cavaliers for ESPN, and Adrian Wojnarowski, the network’s national NBA writer, combined on the st…

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Nov 23

Cavaliers vs. Nets takeaways: The old pros prevail

The Cavaliers played possum for a while against the Brooklyn Nets on the night before Thanksgiving at Quicken Loans Arena, but they got engaged in the second half and pulled away to a 119-109 win.Here are the takeaways from the generally solid effort t…

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Nov 23

LeBron gets stitches, scores 23 in fourth as Cavaliers top Nets

LeBron James shook off a blow to the face and scored 23 points in the fourth quarter – including 18 straight for Cleveland – as the Cavaliers won their sixth straight, 119-109 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.James needed stitches in the third…

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Nov 22

LeBron James says Cavs ready to add Isaiah Thomas to rotation

All the while LeBron James spoke to reporters on Nov. 22 after shootaround at Cleveland Clinic Courts, Isaiah Thomas was on the floor, running and getting up shots.The morning practice preceded the game later in the day between the red-hot Cavs and Bro…

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Nov 21

Cavs capture fifth straight, 116-88 at Detroit

DETROIT >> An emphatic win over a first-place opponent had LeBron James and the Cavaliers talking confidently again.”We haven’t had a win like that in a very long time,” James said. “That’s what happens when we don’t let up.”James scored 16 of his 18 p…

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Nov 20

Iman Shumpert to miss week with sore knee

CLEVELAND >> Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert will miss a week with a left knee injury, the latest setback for a Cleveland point guard.With Derrick Rose and Isaiah Thomas out with injuries, Shumpert has been starting for the Cavs, who won their fourth str…

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Nov 18

A good night’s rest is helping turn Cavaliers around | Jeff Schudel

Just as it was too early to panic when the Cavaliers lost four straight to fall to 3-5, it’s too early to say all their problems are behind them after winning four straight to climb to 9-7 – although it certainly appears they are figuring things out wi…

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Nov 18

James’ 39 leads Cavs to 118-113 OT win over Clippers

LeBron James knows about the narrative bouncing around the NBA that Cleveland can be dethroned in the East.He’s ignoring it, and slowly changing it.>> Cavaliers vs. Clippers photo gallery”You know I could care less what people say,” James said.

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Nov 16

James scores 31 in win over Hornets, 115-107

CHARLOTTE, N.C. >> LeBron James and the Cavaliers made the plays they needed to extend their dominance of the Charlotte Hornets.The most significant ones came when the Hornets had the ball.”Our defense was phenomenal,” said James, who scored 31 points …

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Nov 14

Cavaliers come back, top Knicks, 104-101

NEW YORK >> LeBron James got shoved by the Knicks and then was benched by his coach.Neither could keep him down for good.James had 23 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge com…

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Nov 13

LeBron James says comments were a shot at Phil Jackson

NEW YORK >> LeBron James says his belief that the Knicks should have drafted Dennis Smith Jr. wasn’t meant to slight Frank Ntilikina, though it was intended as a swipe at Phil Jackson.”Oh yeah, it was definitely a shot at him,” James said Monday. “That…

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Nov 12

Love, Korver lead Cavs past Mavericks, 111-104

DALLAS >> Kevin Love had 29 points and 15 rebounds and Kyle Korver scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Cavaliers beat the Dallas Mavericks, 111-104, Saturday night.The Mavericks were down by as many as 11 points in the fourth …

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Nov 11

Cavaliers knew injuries would make Rose unavailable some nights | Jeff Schudel

The Cavaliers knew when they signed Derrick Rose to a one-year contract that he would not be available 82 games. He has already missed five games, though not consecutively, because of ankle injuries with 70 games remaining heading into the game at Dall…

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Nov 10

Jason Kidd fined $15,000 for criticism of officiating in Cavaliers vs. Bucks game

NEW YORK >> Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Thursday for public criticism of the officiating in a loss at Cleveland.Kidd made the comments after the 124-119 loss Tuesday night.

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Nov 10

Harden’s triple-double leads Rockets over Cavs, 117-114

HOUSTON >> James Harden was quick to say yes when asked if he’s playing at as high of a level as he ever has.The follow up question of why wasn’t quite as easy for Houston’s bearded star.>> Photo gallery from Cavaliers-Rockets”I don’t know,” he said be…

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Nov 08

Love, LeBron carry Cavs past Bucks 124-119

Kevin Love joked that he might swing by the hospital on his way home.On a recent visit, he got a dose of something that made him and the Cavaliers feel better.>> The Cavaliers need Isaiah Thomas now, but are wise not to rush him | Jeff SchudelLove scor…

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Nov 08

The Cavaliers need Isaiah Thomas now, but are wise not to rush him | Jeff Schudel

The longer the up and down season goes, the clearer it becomes how difficult it is for the Cavaliers to adjust to playing without guard Kyrie Irving.The player the Cavs need most to lift them out of their doldrums as a shorter version (5-foot-9) of Irv…

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Nov 07

Isaiah Thomas making progress, could join Cavaliers earlier than expected

INDEPENDENCE >> Day by day, dribble by dribble , Isaiah Thomas looks a little more like an All-Star point guard – like himself.And just maybe like one who can rescue the reeling Cavaliers.Thomas has been increasing the intensity of his workouts and is …

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Nov 06

Tyronn Lue says Cavaliers should be embarrassed

It’s all about perspective. In Berea, the Browns coaches are trying to win one game and build on that.In Independence, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is trying to get his team to play like the defending Eastern Conference champions they are. They have not …

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