1. The One 2017 1st-Round Opponent Each Playoff Team Matches Up with Best

    Legend has it that if we talk about the NBA playoffs ad nauseam, it'll get here exponentially quicker than if we were to remain silent. It's like when a groundhog doesn't see its shadow Feb...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 hours ago 32,974 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Power Rankings: Can Warriors or Cavs Reclaim Top Spot Before Playoffs?

    It's musical chairs time for the NBA 's elite, with major movement again occurring inside the top 10. There's even a new team occupying the No. 1 spot...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 hours ago 52,438 reads 0 comments

  3. Nikola Jokic Says It's a 'Mismatch' for LeBron James to Guard Him in the Post

    Following a 126-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic expressed his belief that LeBron James guarding him in the post was a "mismatch...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 1,112 reads 0 comments

  4. 10 Preseason NBA Predictions We Got Way Wrong

    Predictions can be and often are tricky things. Just ask the meteorologists who anticipated a historic blizzard would strike New York City in mid-March, only to see Winter Storm Stella drop a sane seven inches of powder on Central Park...

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  5. LeBron James on Cavaliers: 'You Can't Preach Toughness, You've Got to Have It'

    Following Wednesday's 126-113 loss to the Denver Nuggets , Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James questioned his team's toughness. According to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin , LeBron said: "It ain't about a group...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 57,712 reads 0 comments

  6. Cleveland Cavaliers Power Rankings: Who's Most Important for a Title Run?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers don't care about the regular season. It's why they occasionally rest LeBron James and Kyrie Irving ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 day ago 4,442 reads 0 comments

  7. Denver Reporter Vic Lombardi Trolls LeBron James over LaVar Ball

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and LaVar Ball have jousted with each other via the media this week. One reporter had some fun with the story during Wednesday's game between Cleveland and the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 day ago 11,718 reads 0 comments

  8. LaVar Ball Responds to LeBron James' Request to Stop Talking About His Kids

    LeBron James took umbrage with LaVar Ball's comments about his children, but the father of UCLA's Lonzo Ball is refusing to back down from the comments that initially caught James' attention...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 55,281 reads 0 comments

  9. Steve Kerr Says He'd Be Open to Less Pay for Reduced NBA Schedule

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr proposed reducing the NBA regular season from 82 games to 75 Tuesday and stated he'd be willing to take a pay cut to make it happen...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 days ago 83,159 reads 0 comments

  10. Nearly Forgotten, J.R. Smith Is Cleveland Cavaliers' Secret Playoff Weapon

    CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith is sitting at his locker, openly complaining about having to put on a shirt. No one is really listening, mind you...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 days ago 40,822 reads 0 comments

  11. LeBron James Tells LaVar Ball Not to Mention His Kids, Family

    LeBron James was not pleased with LaVar Ball after the father of UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball said the four-time NBA MVP's sons would struggle to reach their potential because they're living in their dad's shadow...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 412,955 reads 0 comments

  12. With His Legacy Calling, LeBron James Is Taking Aim at Another MVP Award

    LOS ANGELES — Any activity on the meter assessing the greatest player of all time must move at a glacial pace...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 days ago 143,996 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Awards Race: What If MVP Really Stood for Most Valuable Player?

    Winning MVP is no easy task in the NBA , especially given the ever-changing criteria used for selection. Will Russell Westbrook get the crown if he finishes with a season-long ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 124,884 reads 0 comments

  14. Adam Silver Calls Resting Star Players 'Significant Issue' in Memo to NBA Owners

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver is apparently tired of teams resting their marquee players. On Monday, Ramona Shelburne of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 56,745 reads 0 comments

  15. LeBron James Addresses Players Sitting for Rest During NBA Season

    After the Cleveland Cavaliers were criticized for resting their stars during Saturday's prime-time game against the Los Angeles Clippers , LeBron James spoke out on the issue...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 40,058 reads 0 comments

  16. B/R NBA's 2-on-2 Sweet 16 Bracket: Which Duo Takes All in NBA Jam-Style Tourney?

    Tournaments and brackets are hot this time of year, and search engine optimization never rests. So we've compiled a fun little two-on-two tournament featuring 16 sets of NBA teammates, pre -ranked and set against one another for your entertainment...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 days ago 115,984 reads 0 comments

  17. LeBron James Tweeted Lyrics from Drake's 'More Life' Months Before It Debuted

    LeBron James and Drake go way back. They've done concerts together—at least, Drake brought him on stage. They've exchanged words on the court—well, when LBJ was on the court...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 days ago 97,592 reads 0 comments

  18. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love Resting Addressed by GM David Griffin

    Saturday night's matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers was hyped as a star-studded showdown at Staples Center...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 34,657 reads 0 comments

  19. Cavaliers vs. Clippers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    Playing without LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Los Angeles Clippers , 108-78, Saturday at the Staples Center in L.A...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 days ago 14,940 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Power Rankings Entering Final Weeks of 2016-17 Season

    At this point, it might be easier to just alert you when we don't have chaos and rampant place-swapping in the top 10 spots of these NBA power rankings. Yet again, there's top-end shuffling afoot...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 days ago 123,341 reads 0 comments

  21. The NBA's MVP of Every Age Group

    Two years have passed since we last named an NBA MVP at every age. Let's fire up that process yet again, because handing out just one Maurice Podoloff Trophy is lame...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 days ago 129,198 reads 0 comments

  22. LeBron James Posts Career-High 10th Triple-Double Tuesday

    Cleveland Cavaliers legend LeBron James dropped 16 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds during Tuesday's 128-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons , recording his 10th triple-double of the season...

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  23. Top 5 Cleveland Cavaliers Storylines with 1 Month Left in Regular Season

    The Cleveland Cavaliers don't officially begin their title defense for another month, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of juicy storylines to follow throughout the remainder of the regular season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 9 days ago 8,274 reads 0 comments

  24. Which NBA Teams Need the No. 1 Seed Most in Both Conferences?

    Some NBA teams have historically cared more than others about playoff seeding, but this year, there's one club in each conference that should be pushing for the top spot harder than everyone else...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 days ago 35,008 reads 0 comments

  25. LeBron James Barrels over Kyrie Irving, Helps Him Up Before Regaining Dribble

    Much is made about the caliber of teammate LeBron James is. This is why. During Tuesday night's 128-96 win over the Detroit Pistons, the King bowled over Kyrie Irving , his point guard and Cleveland Cavaliers sidekick...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 days ago 4,320 reads 0 comments