| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:40 PM
An hour after Cleveland suffered its worst defeat of the season, a 29-point blowout to Atlanta on Wednesday night, LeBron James sat in a chair on the baseline with a cold drink in his hand and watched his young teammate, point guard Kyrie Irving, work...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:47 AM
In a sign of just how long he has been sidelined the past two seasons, Derrick Rose is fifth among Eastern Conference guards in first returns of All-Star balloting.
Rose trails the Wizards John Wall, the Heat's Dwayne Wade, the Cavaliers Kyrie Irving...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 37 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their fifth consecutive game, beating the Knicks 90-87 Thursday night at Madison Square Garden in New York.
LeBron James scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half and handed...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 37 points, including a layup with 10 seconds left after a timeout he didn't seem to want, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks, 90-87, on Thursday night for their season-best fifth straight victory....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Less than two weeks ago, the Raptors went into Cleveland and rallied from an early 18-point deficit to win by 17 points, causing LeBron James to call the Cavaliers “a very fragile team.”
It hasn't taken long for Cleveland to toughen up....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:39 PM
NEW YORK -- Dion Waiters admitted to sneaking a few peeks in the crowd to see Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton.
The looks that the reserve guard had at the basket were even more important for the surging Cleveland Cavaliers.
Waiters scored a...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Derrick Rose sat out the Chicago Bulls' game Saturday night against the Indiana Pacers because of his strained left hamstring, which is improving but leaves the All-Star point guard available on a day-to-day basis.
“It's a lot better today than it...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:59 AM
LeBron James wants his playing time reduced.
But can the Cleveland Cavaliers and first-year Coach David Blatt afford to decrease the minutes played by their all-world small forward?
James actually wants the minutes of all of Cleveland's Big Three,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: My concern is the use of Luol Deng. Why did the Heat pay him $10 million and then not feature him in the offense? Even before turning to Dwyane Wade, Deng should be sought out early and often in games. -- Dee, Chicago.
A: I don't think scoring was...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:05 PM
It's unfortunate the Bulls' 2010 free-agent summit with LeBron James and their perfunctory dalliance this summer didn't land the four-time most valuable player.
Beyond the prodigious skills that would've been on display in Chicago, James and Bulls coach...