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Klay Thompson officially diagnosed with concussion

This could end up being one of the big stories as the 2015 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors approaches. All-Star Warriors guard Klay Thompson took a knee to the head in the team’s series-clinching win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After heading to the locker room for an examination, Thompson was cleared by team doctors to return...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Anderson Varejao Could Be Activated During NBA Finals

While the potential of it actually taking place seems remote, one report states that the Cleveland Cavaliers could potentially activate injured veteran center Anderson Varejao during the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors if necessary. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stated on a Friday morning podcast that any activation of Varejao would only be if the Cavaliers find themselves...
Via Cavaliers Nation
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spelling Bee co-champ wears LeBron jersey under shirt

Could this be a sign of good things to come? A huge LeBron James fan was named co-champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday. Gokul Venkatachalam outlasted the competition to finish as co-champion (along with Vanya Shivashankar) when the competition ran out of words. The 14-year-old Venkatachalam — his name is no spelling cakewalk, either — backed up his fandom...
Via Waiting For Next Year
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

It's time to have confidence and appreciation for David Blatt

Win more than 50 games — check. Beat the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks — check, check and check. Advance to the NBA Finals — check. The Cavaliers have achieved all of this under the leadership of David Blatt. Contrary to popular belief, David Blatt is the head coach of the Cavs, not LeBron James. Coming into the season and even the playoffs, one of the biggest...
Via Waiting For Next Year
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

For LeBron James, it's about more than the ring

“But this is not about the roster or the organization. I feel my calling here goes above basketball. I have a responsibility to lead, in more ways than one, and I take that very seriously. My presence can make a difference in Miami, but I think it can mean more where I’m from.” These words were written on a parchment for LeBron James by Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama: J.R. Smith is having a great season

You read that correctly. Barack Obama — President of the United States, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, leader of the free world — has publicly stated his opinion on Cavalier guard J.R. Smith. He tweeted about him, anyway. President Obama, who just recently got his own @POTUS Twitter handle,1 invited followers to ask him questions regarding climate change after...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are top (under)dogs

As Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals approached, an Atlanta reporter offered on one of the Cleveland sports talk stations that his city and the Hawks deserved to play for the NBA championship. He talked about how the team had never won one, how it played unselfish basketball all season, how the entire metropolis had been so supportive, blah, blah, blah. Well, not happening...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron: Didn't see Cavs reaching Finals at start of season

LeBron James was brutally honest during his post-game comments Tuesday night regarding what he envisioned as the prospects for his first season back with the Cleveland Cavaliers. To put it bluntly, he held out little hope that the team would be in the position it finds itself: Poised for an appearance in the NBA Finals.”Could...Read More The post LeBron James admits he didn...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 Preview vs Atlanta Hawks

The Cleveland Cavaliers hold a 3-0 lead going into Tuesday night’s game 4 matchup versus the Atlanta Hawks. As is often pointed out, no team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit in the NBA playoffs. If the Cavaliers secure the victory, they will have a little over a week to rest for the Finals which are slated to start June 4th. This extra rest could be critical considering the banged...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Will Have Plenty of Options, but Will he Stay in Cleveland?

Kevin Love #0 and Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers talk in the game against the Boston Celtics during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) NBA rumors have it is all but certain that Kevin Love will leave town after the season is over. There was speculation that if the Cavaliers were able...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Talented Mr. Blatt

​ David Blatt is doing a stellar job as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is not only winning big time, but he’s also successfully challenging the current mainstream of offensive tactics in the NBA. That combination is a remarkable feat—especially given Blatt’s lack of NBA experience prior to this season, plus the numerous injuries the Cavs have had to face...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova a dirty player?

One of the stories of the NBA postseason has been the emergence of Matthew Dellavedova for the Cleveland Cavaliers as he fills in for the injured Kyrie Irving. Delly went from averaging just over 20 minutes a game for the Cavs during the regular season to averaging 35.7 minutes per game during the conference finals...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James' leadership has Cavs on top of the East

You can make all the Eastern Conference and David Blatt jokes you want, but if you stop laughing for a second, you can appreciate just how much LeBron James has grown as a leader. This growth — as a person and as a player — is responsible for bringing the Cleveland Cavaliers to the doorstep of their second NBA Finals appearance. Yes, LeBron is still the best basketball player...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs beat Hawks without Kyrie Irving, take 2-0 lead

ATLANTA — LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio. The Cavaliers made it a blowout with a dominating third quarter. James scored 11 points, the Hawks shot just 32 percent (7 of...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Best Looking Cleveland Cavalier Couples

Outside of hardwood floors and nylon nets, most players on the Cleveland Cavaliers have an ordinary life back at home. Whether it’s romantic getaways with their girlfriends or tending to their families, athletes rarely get a chance to spend the much-needed off-time with their significant others. In light of an intensive stretch of the postseason, we thought we’d do a little...
Via Cavaliers Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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