1. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 24,592 reads 36 comments

  2. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 38,344 reads 127 comments

  3. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 40,759 reads 153 comments

  4. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 36,259 reads 111 comments

  5. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 65,518 reads 81 comments

  6. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 106,775 reads 396 comments

  7. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 78,838 reads 143 comments

  8. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 60,520 reads 252 comments

  9. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 63,108 reads 180 comments

  10. Cleveland Cavaliers' Quest for Redemption Has Zero Margin for Error

    Less than 10 months ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers solemnly walked to their locker room after suffering a devastating Game 6 loss to the Golden State Warriors ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 43,671 reads 80 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs Will Decide Who These Cleveland Cavaliers Actually Are

    On the doorsteps of completing the 2015-16 regular season, is it possible we still have no idea who the Cleveland Cavaliers are? This is a 57-24 team that battled injuries to ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 12,674 reads 78 comments

  12. Why Is Cleveland Cavaliers' Big 3 Still Not Working?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers ' Big Three experiment has yielded some successful results, but the Cavs may still have to win a championship as early as this summer to keep LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving together...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 72,152 reads 217 comments

  13. End-of-Season Grades for Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player

    Set to wrap up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers are ready to begin yet another run to the NBA Finals. With the regular season nearly completed, it's time to hand out some grades...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 20,924 reads 51 comments

  14. It Ain't Easy Being LeBron James' Teammate

    Playing on the same team as LeBron James carries obvious advantages. But it isn 't as easy as most would think. This has nothing to do with James the player, mind you...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 42,909 reads 55 comments

  15. Resting LeBron James Means Cavaliers Must Be Willing to Sacrifice No. 1 Seed

    CLEVELAND — While he won't win this season's MVP race, LeBron James remains as crucial to his team's success as perhaps any athlete on the planet...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 67,532 reads 147 comments

  16. Despite Distractions, Don't Forget How Many Cavs Depend on LeBron James

    LeBron James has caused quite the stir off the court in recent weeks, but let's not dare forget for a second how crucial he is to the Cleveland Cavaliers ' overall success...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 35,516 reads 102 comments

  17. Best and Worst Potential Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups for Cleveland Cavs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers recently reached their 50th win of the season, which secured the fifth division title in franchise history and a spot in this year's postseason. Cleveland is guaranteed to finish no lower than No...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 19,537 reads 95 comments

  18. Should Cleveland Cavaliers Consider a Big 3 Upgrade This Offseason?

    From the moment the Cleveland Cavaliers ' LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love coalesced into a Big Three, rumors have pointed towards an inevitable collapse...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 69,633 reads 222 comments

  19. Cleveland Cavaliers' Biggest X-Factors for Stretch Run

    Playoff basketball is but weeks away as the Cleveland Cavaliers look to wrap up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. From now until the end of the regular season on April 13, Cleveland must become a well-oiled machine...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 13,223 reads 29 comments

  20. Cavs Must Come to Their Senses and Fully Deploy Channing Frye

    CLEVELAND — After weeks of giving him spare minutes off the bench, it's finally time for the Cleveland Cavaliers to unleash sweet-shooting big man Channing Frye ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 43,292 reads 82 comments

  21. Forget No. 1 Seed, Resting LeBron James Should Be Priority No. 1 for Cavaliers

    CLEVELAND — For all the competition he's faced over 13 years in the NBA , LeBron James ' biggest foe may be his own body...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 23,073 reads 89 comments

  22. Change Is Real, Slow for Cleveland Cavaliers Under Tyronn Lue

    CLEVELAND — Six weeks into his head coaching career, how much do we really know about Cleveland Cavaliers head man Tyronn Lue? NBA fans recognize him from a solid ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 38,426 reads 99 comments

  23. 5 Bold Predictions for Cleveland Cavaliers' Stretch Run

    Let's recap the Cleveland Cavaliers ' previous week, shall we? First there was the 99-97 road collapse to the Toronto Raptors on Feb...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 36,163 reads 81 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers Don't Need a Higher Gear, They Need Stronger Control

    While the Cleveland Cavaliers (41-15) were heavy favorites to capture the Eastern Conference crown this season, it hasn't been the smooth path most envisioned...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 17,177 reads 43 comments

  25. Ranking Best NBA Buyout Candidates the Cleveland Cavaliers Should Pursue

    Following a snooze of an NBA trade deadline, the potential buyout market is sizzling hot. Teams now have less than a week (March 1) to release a player who can be signed and added ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 72,300 reads 64 comments