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Mar 23

Cleveland Cavaliers suffer 126-113 loss to Denver Nuggets

DENVER >> Wilson Chandler scored 18 points in his return from a four-game absence with a pulled groin and provided stellar defense on LeBron James in the Nuggets’ 126-113 victory over the Cavaliers on March 22.

The Nuggets bounced back from consecutive heartbreaking last-second losses to Houston with a signature win that increased their lead to 1 1/2 games over idle Portland in the race for the final playoff spot in the West.

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Mar 23

Nuggets take big step toward playoffs with rout of defending champion Cavaliers

Six players scored at least 16 points for Denver as the Nuggets routed the defending champion Cavaliers 126-113 in front of a raucous, sold-out crowd of 19,718.

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Mar 22

Next roadblock in the playoff chase for the Nuggets: LeBron James and the defending NBA champs

There is one list in the NBA on which LeBron James appears near the bottom. As arguably the best basketball player in the world, James is not the first player — or second or third or 999th — a team wants to face when it is trying to rebound from a crushing loss.

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Mar 22

NBA coaches searching for answers on rest issue

MINNEAPOLIS >> As the godfather of the NBA’s modern player rest movement, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has long championed the importance of limiting the wear and tear on players’ bodies in order to prolong their careers and increase the chances of deep runs in the postseason.

Commissioner Adam Silver has long been sympathetic to Popovich’s point of view, acknowledging the science that proves what a difference rest can make.

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Mar 22

Adam Silver tells NBA team owners to take note of rest issue

MIAMI >> NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s board of governors Monday, calling the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games “an extremely significant issue for our league” and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making process.

Silver also told the owners that the matter will be discussed at league meetings next month after nationally televised games on back-to-back Saturday nights were diluted by decisions to rest star players.

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Mar 22

“If you can play, play”: Chris Bosh speaks on NBA resting players debate

Chris Bosh never wanted to take games off as a player and would give anything to be playing right now. So he has a very simple perspective on the NBA’s rest-or-play debate .

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Mar 21

LeBron James helps design sneaker for disabled athletes

CLEVELAND >> LeBron James has teamed up on a special sneaker for special athletes.

The Cavaliers star and Nike have unveiled a new shoe designed for disabled athletes that can be slipped on and off more easily. The LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase is modeled after the signature shoe worn by James, but it has no laces and can be secured with Velcro straps and zippers.

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Mar 20

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James shares his feelings on resting players

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love – the “Big 3” – rested in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game at the Los Angeles Clippers on March 18, a move that some criticized.”It’s a long and strenuous season.

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Mar 20

Cavs ripped for resting LeBron James, fellow stars in high-profile game

The NBA has a problem. For the second Saturday night, a nationally televised game was missing some of its biggest stars.

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Mar 20

Kyrie Irving scores 46 as Cleveland Cavaliers clinch playoff spot with 125-120 victory over Lakers

LOS ANGELES >> Kyrie Irving scored 46 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cavaliers had to rally from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to edge the last-place Los Angeles Lakers, 125-120, on March 19.

Kevin Love had 21 points and 15 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who needed every bit of their full lineup to survive a surprising challenge from the Western Conference’s last-place team and clinch a playoff spot.

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Mar 19

Cleveland Cavaliers: Big 3 sits out in 108-78 loss to Clippers

LOS ANGELES >> When the Cavaliers decided to rest LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the same game, they also provided a welcome boost to the Los Angeles Clippers, who got to sit their own starters for the entire fourth quarter of a predictably one-sided victory.

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Mar 17

Kevin Love on return: ‘Tonight just felt right’

Kevin Love returned to the court with for the first time March 16 since his knee surgery last month.He scored 10 points in 19 minutes, and said of the game “tonight just felt right.”

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Mar 17

Cavaliers: Love returns in win over Jazz

The Cavaliers got one player back from injury Thursday night, but lost two others.Fortunately for the defending NBA champions, they can always count on LeBron James.James scored 33 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, and Cleveland defeated the …

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Mar 17

Cleveland Cavaliers notes: Kevin Love returns to lineup ahead of schedule

The Cavaliers experienced in the 2015 NBA playoffs what it was like to be without Kevin Love. Barring any more calamities, they will not have to experience that in the 2017 postseason.Love returned to the starting lineup March 16 to face the Jazz, just…

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Mar 16

Kevin Love starting for Cleveland Cavaliers against Utah Jazz on March 16

Kevin Love will start for the Cavaliers against the Jazz on March 16, nearly two weeks before team doctors said he would return from Feb. 14 knee surgery, Coach Tyronn Lue said in his pregame news conference.Lue said Love’s minutes will be monitored, b…

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Mar 15

Larry Sanders ‘ecstatic’ to help Cleveland Cavaliers defend championship

CLEVELAND >> Larry Sanders’ long journey back to the court could lead him to a championship.

Sanders, who hasn’t played in the NBA in two years, signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday and is ready to help his new team defend its title.

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Mar 15

Jeff Schudel: Larry Sanders, Cleveland Cavaliers could turn into storybook marriage

The Cavaliers need Larry Sanders. Larry Sanders needs the Cavaliers.This marriage was made in of the office of Cavs general manager David Griffin. It will seem like it was made in heaven if it works out.A little background first.

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Mar 15

Cleveland Cavaliers: James has triple-double in win over Pistons

LeBron James got his 52nd career triple-double Tuesday, and that doesn’t even count perhaps his most notable assist of the night.James had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists, Kyrie Irving had 26 points and the Cavaliers used a blazing start to overp…

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Mar 15

Cavaliers GM David Griffin says Kevin Love could return next week

Cavaliers general manager David Griffin had some good news concerning injured forward Kevin Love, who has been out since undergoing knee surgery on Feb. 14.Love practiced three-on-three during the morning shoot-around at the Cavaliers’ practice courts …

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Mar 14

Cleveland Cavaliers: Deron Williams discovers his role

New Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Deron Williams says he’s patient as he acclimates to the team.

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