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Apr 24

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James looks back on the series against the Pacers

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James said he felt great in Game 4 of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Pacers.”In this series, I played a lot of minutes, and I felt great,” James said. “I actually could have played the …

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Apr 24

Kyrie Irving says Cleveland Cavaliers grew as a team during series with Pacers

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving says the team made a lot of mistakes and grew during the series against the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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>> Cleveland Cavaliers looking forward to respite before conference semis

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Apr 24

Cleveland Cavaliers looking forward to respite before conference semis

INDIANAPOLIS >> The Cleveland Cavaliers finally caught a break.

After struggling through the final weeks of the regular season and losing the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the defending champs assured themselves of getting a little more rest. They can use it.

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Apr 24

Cavaliers looking forward to respite before Eastern Conference semifinals

After struggling through the final weeks of the regular season and losing the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the defending champs assured themselves of getting a little more rest. They can use it.

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Apr 23

Jeff Schudel: No pressure, no diamonds — Cleveland Cavaliers respond to another late threat to sweep Pacers

LeBron James has not lost a first-round playoff game since 2012 when he was with the Miami Heat. After the Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of the Indiana Pacers on April 23, it will be at least 2018 before it happens.”Great coaching,” Cavs coach …

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Apr 23

Cleveland Cavaliers sweep past Pacers into second round

INDIANAPOLIS >> LeBron James stuck to the old script April 23.

Again, he bailed out the Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation.

>> Cavaliers-Pacers photos

On yet another milestone day for basketball’s king, James’ crowning achievement was making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:08 to play and helping the defending champions hold on for a series-clinching 106-102 victory at Indiana.

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Apr 23

LeBron James helps Cavaliers hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at Indiana.

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Apr 22

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers looking for sweep against Indiana Pacers

LeBron James is one win from the second round, and the defending NBA champion Cavaliers might be on the cusp of getting several rest days.That is among the headlines for the NBA playoffs on April 23, with Game 4s in four first-round series.Cleveland ca…

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Apr 21

NBA: Frustrated Pacers looking to fight back against Cavs

INDIANAPOLIS >> Paul George’s stone face and somber tone reflected the mood of the Indiana Pacers.

With their season on the brink, they must win – or go home.

Despite pushing defending champion Cleveland to the edge in three straight playoff games, Indiana now finds itself in danger of becoming the first Pacers team to be swept in a best-of-seven series.

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Apr 21

David S. Glasier: Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians head to the weekend, on a roll

The collective Cleveland pro sports psyche has been known to turn on a dime, but you have to think the mood is upbeat going into a busy weekend that has the Cavaliers ready to move on and the Indians moving in the right direction. Cavs fans are riding …

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Apr 21

Largest comebacks in NBA playoff history, including Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Pacers on April 20

Some of the largest comebacks in NBA playoff history:1989 Western Conference Semifinals Game 4L.A. Lakers 97, Seattle 95James Worthy scored 12 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter as the Lakers overcame a 29-point first-half deficit to sweep their We…

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Apr 21

Jeff Schudel: Comeback was historic, but Cleveland Cavaliers need to play like champions for 48 minutes

LeBron James in the second quarter on April 20 passed Kobe Bryant for third place in the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring list.But what James is to the Cavaliers goes far beyond numbers.The Cavaliers in Game 3 played one of the worst first halves they ha…

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Apr 21

LeBron James, Cavaliers battle back from 26-point deficit, beat Pacers to take 3-0 lead

INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history. Win one more at Indiana, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round. James scored 41 points while padding his postseason resume with yet another triple-double, leading defending champion Cleveland back from a 25-point halftime deficit to […]

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Apr 21

Cleveland Cavaliers come back to stun Indiana Pacers, 119-114, take 3-0 series lead

INDIANAPOLIS >> LeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history.

Win one more at Indiana, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round.

>> Cavaliers-Pacers photos

James scored 41 points while padding his postseason resume with yet another triple-double, leading the defending champion Cavaliers back from a 25-point halftime deficit to a 119-114 victory over the Pacers on April 20.

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Apr 20

Cavs’ J.R. Smith draws inspiration from baby daughter’s fight

Life has given J.R. Smith perspective during a personally trying season.

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Apr 20

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been named one of Time Magazines’s 100 Most Influential People for 2017.”By making good on his pledge to bring a championship to the Cleveland Cavaliers and by investing in the promise of future generation…

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Apr 20

Cleveland Cavaliers look to take big step toward series sweep

MEMPHIS, Tenn. >> The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a playoff game in the Bluff City since 2011, and the Memphis Grizzlies haven’t beaten them anytime or anywhere since winning that first-round series.

Spurs guard Tony Parker doesn’t believe any of that matters.

“We have a lot of respect for Memphis,” Parker said Wednesday.

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Apr 20

Cleveland Cavaliers: J.R. Smith deals with thumb injury, surgery, premature birth of daughter

In the realm of the NBA playoffs, it moved the needle for the Cavaliers that veteran shooting guard J.R. Smith has pronounced himself good to go for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round series against Indiana on April 20.

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Apr 19

Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love have been big producers against Pacers

Thus far in the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs, the Cavaliers are getting their boatload of money’s worth from LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.Through two games of the best-of-seven first-round playoff series, both Cavs’ victories at Qu…

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Apr 19

Cleveland Cavaliers: J.R. Smith questionable for Game 3 with sore hamstring

CLEVELAND >> Cavaliers starting guard J.R. Smith is questionable for Game 3 against Indiana with a left hamstring injury.

Smith didn’t play in the second half of Game 2 because Cleveland’s medical staff decided it was better for him to rest than risk making his injury worse. Smith was upset with the decision.

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