1. 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    While it should come as no surprise, the Cleveland Cavaliers are quite pleased with their championship roster. "We do intend to keep this group together and see what we're capable of," general manager David Griffin said, per ESPN's Marc Stein...

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  2. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Have What They Need for a Dynasty

    CLEVELAND — In the midst of a week-long party that started with a title-clinching Game 7 over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers have spent the past five days capping off a historic run in Northeast Ohio...

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  3. After Delivering on Promise, LeBron James Is Forever Untouchable in Cleveland

    LeBron James was already viewed as a demigod in Northeast Ohio when he announced his 2014 return. After delivering Cleveland its first championship in more than five decades, he's taken the next step toward immortality...

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  4. Cleveland Cavaliers Already Have the Answer to Their Kevin Love Problem

    For two years, Kevin Love has been under the microscope in Cleveland, but his disappearance during these NBA Finals should tell us all we need to know about his future as a Cavalier...

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  5. Cavaliers Desperately Need to Make These Adjustments vs. Warriors in Finals

    Simply heading home to Northeast Ohio isn't going to fix the Cleveland Cavaliers ' multitude of problems...

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  6. I've Been Waiting My Whole Life for the Cleveland Cavaliers to Win the Big One

    Being both a journalist and lifelong fan of the team you cover is a unique balancing act that carries its share of challenges. I'm rooting like hell for the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their first-ever NBA championship...

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  7. Cleveland Cavaliers Still Haven't Reached Their Ceiling on Offense

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals. This time, they're fully healthy and propelled by their suddenly dynamic offense...

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  8. Are the Cleveland Cavaliers This Good or Is the East That Bad?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have begun the postseason a perfect 10-0, just one win away from tying the NBA record of most consecutive wins to begin a postseason—an impressive accomplishment no matter how you frame it...

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  9. Cavaliers' Offensive Juggernaut Starts with Decision No Defense Can Handle

    LeBron James doesn't want you to label his Cleveland Cavaliers as a three-point shooting team, despite their historic numbers this postseason...

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  10. Is the Cleveland Cavaliers-Toronto Raptors Series Already Over?

    CLEVELAND — After just one game, the Eastern Conference Finals may already be decided. The Cleveland Cavaliers destroyed the Toronto Raptors , 115-84, in the opener of their best-of-seven series Tuesday...

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  11. How the Toronto Raptors Can Stop (Or Slow Down) LeBron James

    Let's be clear: No single player can stop LeBron James . Even after 13 seasons, waves of defenders are required to keep the four-time MVP in check...

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  12. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love Have Officially Rounded out Cavaliers' Big Three

    Last year's NBA postseason was all about LeBron James for the Cleveland Cavaliers . Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were forced out of action with injuries, leaving James to ...

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  13. The Cleveland Cavaliers Have Simply Coasted to the Eastern Conference Finals

    Another series, another sweep for the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Cavs remain the NBA 's only undefeated team this postseason, disposing of the Atlanta Hawks 4-0 on Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals...

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  14. Cleveland Cavaliers Have Finally Found Their Offensive Identity

    After months of trying to figure out who they were and how they wanted to play, the Cleveland Cavaliers have discovered their true calling. This is a three-point shooting team (in a three-point shooting league)...

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  15. Channing Frye Shows Cavaliers Are on Another Level When Big 3 Get Help

    Already down 2-0 to the Cleveland Cavaliers following a 123-98 domination, the Atlanta Hawks spent Game 3 getting out of the oven and straight into the Frye-ing pan...

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  16. Cleveland Cavaliers Must Build on Historic Shooting, Not Rest on It

    As Game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks approaches, feathers may still be smoldering inside Quicken Loans Arena...

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  17. Cleveland Cavaliers Have the Antidote for Atlanta Hawks' All-Star Front Line

    In a clash of Eastern Conference powers, look for much of the action to take place in the paint, where All-Stars and workhorses collide. This is where the Atlanta Hawks 's All-Star frontcourt of Paul Millsap and Al Horford primarily operate...

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  18. Cavaliers Beating Hawks at Their Own Game Is a Good Sign for Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — The Atlanta Hawks are well known for their commitment to defense and unselfish offensive play. If for one night only, the Cleveland Cavaliers out-Hawked the Hawks...

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  19. Cleveland Cavaliers Face Their First True Test of 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Detroit Pistons put up a respectable fight in the first round, but the Cleveland Cavaliers ' postseason effectively begins now. The Cavs and Atlanta Hawks are set to meet in a rematch of last year's Eastern Conference Finals...

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  20. Cavaliers Can Be Optimistic in Title Quest Despite Their Own Vulnerabilities

    While it wasn't easy, the Cleveland Cavaliers became just the second NBA team to sweep their first-round opponent this season and are one step closer to a title...

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  21. Cleveland Cavaliers Finally Unlocking Secret of the Big 3

    Just weeks ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers ' Big Three was still being questioned for fit, chemistry and maximization of collective talent...

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  22. Cavs Earning Battle-Tested Label Early in Playoffs, but at What Cost?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are just one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, although it's been far from an easy ride...

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  23. Detroit Pistons' Odd Mind Games Transforming LeBron James, Cavaliers into Beasts

    Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson made it clear entering the playoffs that his team wanted to face Goliath. His wishes have come true, as Detroit has woken a sleeping giant...

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  24. Don't Overlook LeBron James' 1st-Round Dominance in NBA Playoffs

    Facing LeBron James in the first round is essentially a death sentence for opposing teams. After failing to reach the playoffs during his first two seasons, James-led teams have qualified for the past 11 postseasons...

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  25. Kevin Love Already Exorcising Last Year's Playoff Demons

    CLEVELAND — Kevin Love 's first playoff experience in 2015 didn't even last four full games. Now, the Cleveland Cavaliers power forward is looking to make up for lost time...

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