| Apr 20, 2015
| 7:41 PM
For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers' "Big 3" can't win an NBA title by themselves.
Not without help from Cleveland's reserves — those other guys.
Although they may not have the catchy nickname of their three famous teammates,...
| Apr 18, 2015
Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are NBA veterans in every sense of the word.
They are multi-time All-Stars, 3-point contest champions and both have played integral roles on Team USA, with Love winning Olympic gold in 2012 and Irving capturing the world...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 5:20 AM
CLEVELAND Kyrie Irving has spent the past six months talking about things he never experienced. All of that changes Sunday when the Cavaliers host the Boston Celtics in Irving's long-awaited playoff debut.
It took four years of painful losses and one...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 8:35 PM
CLEVELAND J.R. Smith lay on the floor of the locker room before Wednesday's game, asking Brendan Haywood about the possibility of a forfeit. That's how much interest the Cavs had in this 113-108 overtime win against the Washington Wizards.
| Mar 14, 2015
| 6:35 PM
Paul George is putting this weekend's comeback plan on ice. The concept of returning later this season is still heating up.
Indiana's two-time All-Star told reporters that he's much closer to playing now than when he returned to full practices two weeks...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:53 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.
James, who has 24,508 career points, moved past...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:04 PM
Sometimes doing nothing can be the best move.
The Clippers hope that's the ultimate take-away from keeping their roster intact at the trade deadline Thursday after failing to find an upgrade on the perimeter.
Of course, their team may look a bit...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 8:10 PM
These are intriguing times for the Bulls, and not just because they opened their longest homestand in eight-plus years with a 112-107 victory over the Suns Saturday night at the United Center.
At a time when many teams start paring rotations in...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:54 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Derrick Rose could have shot 2-for-9 with six turnovers and have been outplayed by rookie Spencer Dinwiddie even if hadn't missed the first post-All-Star-break practice on Wednesday because of travel issues.
After all, bad...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:12 PM
NEW YORK — LeBron James was sitting comfortably on the bench and figured on staying there. Then J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert punctuated their return to New York with an alley-oop that demanded he stand.
"That was beautiful, that was special,"...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:50 PM
At the end of Thursday's NBA trading deadline, players and draft picks were moving at such a frantic rate — particularly in the final hour — it was hard to keep track of all the roster changes.
When the dust settled, it marked one of the...