1. Tristan Thompson or Iman Shumpert: Who Is More Critical Fill-in for Cavaliers?

    Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert have been the Cleveland Cavaliers ' most valuable reserves all season. Now, with Kevin Love (surgery) and J.R...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 3 days ago 10,459 reads 33 comments

  2. Building Cleveland Cavaliers' Game Plan for the 2nd Round of NBA Playoffs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are gearing up for the second round amid swirling uncertainty. For starters, the Cavs' opponents have yet to be decided. The Chicago Bulls are up 3-2 on the Milwaukee Bucks after beginning the series 3-0...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 4 days ago 20,074 reads 60 comments

  3. Lessons Learned from Cleveland Cavaliers' 1st-Round Victory over the Celtics

    During one of the most physical first-round sweeps in recent NBA memory, the Cleveland Cavaliers finally finished off the Boston Celtics in a wild 101-93 affair...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 6 days ago 18,381 reads 77 comments

  4. Cleveland Cavaliers' Backcourt Is Growing Up Before Our Eyes

    During the second half of the season, one of the best parts of the Cleveland Cavaliers has been the evolution of their talented, up-and-coming backcourt. Kyrie Irving enjoyed a career year, the additions of J...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 9 days ago 16,739 reads 79 comments

  5. Cleveland Cavaliers' Defense a Concern Before NBA Playoffs Get Tougher

    Despite taking a 2-0 lead over the Boston Celtics in their opening-round series, the Cleveland Cavaliers have appeared less than dominant...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 11 days ago 4,773 reads 22 comments

  6. Biggest Takeaways from Cleveland Cavaliers' 2015 NBA Playoffs Debut

    The Cleveland Cavaliers passed their first playoff test Sunday, knocking off the Boston Celtics 113-100 in front of a sold-out Quicken Loans Arena crowd. While the final score left no doubt about which team was superior, much of the game did...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 14 days ago 15,112 reads 40 comments

  7. Top 10 Plays and Moments from Cleveland Cavaliers' 2014-15 Regular Season

    The 2014-15 season will go down as one of the most memorable in Cleveland Cavaliers history, regardless of the end result...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 16 days ago 8,951 reads 22 comments

  8. Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Analysis and Predictions for First Round

    LeBron James is leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back to the postseason, where a familiar foe awaits. The Boston Celtics and Cavs squared off in the playoffs twice during James' first tenure in Cleveland...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 17 days ago 36,701 reads 242 comments

  9. Cleveland Cavaliers Can Rewrite Numerous Career Paths During NBA Playoffs

    While the Cleveland Cavaliers ' first-round opponent has yet to be finalized, excitement is still brewing for the 2015 postseason. With the obvious goal being a team championship, there are plenty of other personal storylines to follow...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 20 days ago 21,013 reads 60 comments

  10. J.R. Smith Has Golden Opportunity to Become Cleveland Cavaliers' Playoff Hero

    Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith has been called many things during his erratic NBA career, but we're guessing "hero" isn't one of them...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 23 days ago 24,016 reads 51 comments

  11. Cleveland Cavaliers Are Officially Team to Beat in Eastern Conference

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are the best team in the Eastern Conference, despite what the standings may show. Cleveland, 50-27, sits in the No. 2 spot behind the 58-19 Atlanta Hawks ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 25 days ago 29,478 reads 156 comments

  12. Assembling Cleveland Cavaliers' Ideal Playoff Rotation

    With the Cleveland Cavaliers returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2010, head coach David Blatt will be getting his initial taste of the NBA postseason...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 28 days ago 22,048 reads 36 comments

  13. If Cleveland Cavaliers Aren't Right for Kevin Love, Who Is?

    Much has been made of Kevin Love 's supposed ill fit with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. While most have been quick to point out the problem, few have actually offered solutions...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 79,239 reads 159 comments

  14. Kyrie Irving on Track to Pass LeBron James as Cleveland Cavaliers' Best Player

    While still widely considered the NBA 's best player, could LeBron James soon become the second option on his own team? James, 30, is a four-time MVP who should still have some elite years left...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 31,965 reads 110 comments

  15. Cleveland Cavaliers' Youngsters Are Ready for Playoffs Thanks to Their Veterans

    CLEVELAND — Its five-year drought may not seem like an incredibly long time, but for those young Cleveland Cavaliers who have been through the rebuilding, it's been a tiresome, grueling process...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 7,964 reads 13 comments

  16. Timofey Mozgov to Play Critical Role in Cleveland Cavaliers' Playoff Run

    The NBA playoffs are a whole different beast, even for teams that roll through the regular season. While superstars can help guide a franchise to 50 or 60 wins, even they need help when the postseason begins...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 17,549 reads 39 comments

  17. Kevin Love and Cleveland Cavaliers Both Need This Relationship to Work

    We don't know for sure what Kevin Love will do this summer. The Cleveland Cavaliers ' All-Star power forward controls his own destiny. He can choose to stay in Cleveland by exercising a $16...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 16,982 reads 81 comments

  18. Projecting Cleveland Cavs' Best and Worst First-Round Playoff Matchups

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are officially in the 2015 NBA playoffs even with nearly four weeks left in the regular season. Since Jan. 14, the Cavs (26-7) have secured the most wins and best record in the NBA...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 17,599 reads 54 comments

  19. Power Ranking Cleveland Cavaliers Players Heading into Final Month of Season

    In the last Cleveland Cavaliers ' power rankings report, we saw the addition of Timofey Mozgov, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith. LeBron James was locked in the No. 1 spot with Kyrie Irving scuffling a bit, and James Jones was buried near the bottom...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 9,788 reads 16 comments

  20. Cleveland Cavaliers' Dominance vs. West Is Encouraging Sign for Finals Run

    The imbalance in the NBA today is certainly no secret. The mighty Western Conference reigns supreme, with 10 teams currently over .500, including the defending champion San Antonio Spurs ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 5,764 reads 1 comments

  21. Cleveland Cavaliers' Championship Window May Not Stay Open as Long as We Think

    When LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love joined forces with the Cleveland Cavaliers , it appeared their championship window would be wide-open for years to come. After all, Irving won't turn 23 until March 23...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 36,858 reads 109 comments

  22. Former Knicks Proving Fit, Opportunity Is Everything with Cleveland Cavaliers

    It was easy to overlook the talent of guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert when the pair suited up for the woeful New York Knicks this season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 8,230 reads 2 comments

  23. Tristan Thompson Will Be Expensive Necessity, Not Luxury, for Cleveland Cavs

    Last summer, Tristan Thompson turned down $50 million over four years from the Cleveland Cavaliers , choosing to bet on himself when it came to future contract negotiations. Like the Cavs as of late, Thompson is winning...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 15,813 reads 51 comments

  24. The Case for LeBron James to Win NBA MVP Yet Again

    Only three players in NBA history, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Russell, have won at least five MVP awards. When the 2014-15 season finally comes to a close, LeBron James may very well become the fourth...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 253,373 reads 643 comments

  25. Cases for and Against Cleveland Cavaliers Winning an NBA Title This Season

    From the outside, a 39-25 record hardly seems championship-worthy . A fourth-place seeding in the weak Eastern Conference? Even less impressive. Make no mistake, however: The Cleveland Cavaliers are title contenders...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 month ago 15,701 reads 45 comments