1. Cleveland Cavaliers Offer Perfect Stage for J.R. Smith to Thrive

    J.R. Smith didn't have to become a free agent this summer, but the Cleveland Cavaliers put him in a position to make money...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 1 day ago 15,273 reads 29 comments

  2. Cavs Rumors: Latest on Kevin Love's Free Agency, J.R. Smith and More

    The Cleveland Cavaliers ' season just ended, but the team's front office won't be able to indulge in a little rest and relaxation until the NBA draft and free-agency signing period have come and gone...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 12,347 reads 0 comments

  3. The Wrong J.R. Smith Showing Up at Most Inopportune Time for Cavs in NBA Finals

    CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith arrived at Game 4 of the NBA Finals with a fedora on his head and a hoverboard beneath his feet. He glided through the arena corridors, a portrait of cool...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 19 days ago 184,753 reads 371 comments

  4. LeBron Taps into His Inner MJ, and the Cavs Find the NBA Finals Far from Over

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The distance between the locker room and the postgame podium at Oracle Arena is about 40 yards, a space LeBron James could probably cover in five seconds, if properly motivated...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 23 days ago 312,935 reads 1111 comments

  5. NBA Finals 2015: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 2 TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds

    It seems that the mood surrounding the NBA Finals has taken a steep drop. With Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving now ruled out for the rest of the series with a fractured ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 48,756 reads 179 comments

  6. Revising Revisionism: NY Knicks Didn't Lose J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert Trade

    J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert succeed on national television, and the second-guessers immediately come out to feast on the New York Knicks ' carcass. The Knicks dealt both Shump and J...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 26 days ago 31,053 reads 39 comments

  7. NBA 2015 Finals Roundtable: B/R Experts' Preview and Predictions

    Two fanbases that haven't tasted victory in at least four decades. Two of the NBA 's biggest stars. And seven games to decide the NBA title between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Bleacher Report Staff Written by Bleacher Report Staff about 27 days ago 134,832 reads 338 comments

  8. NBA Playoffs 2015: Championship Schedule and Cavaliers vs. Warriors Projections

    This marathon began eight months ago, back in late October. All 30 teams were fresh in their legs and hopeful in their hearts. Now, after a grueling journey, just two remain...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 29 days ago 5,453 reads 0 comments

  9. As J.R. Smith Reaches Peak of Hoops Career, Brother Chris Fights to Save His

    It's a Friday afternoon in late April in Las Vegas, and numerous draft hopefuls—mostly second-round prospects—are going through drills at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy to improve their chances of getting picked in late June...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 29 days ago 191,041 reads 118 comments