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LA-bound LeBron leaves lasting gift, Akron 'always home'
by Tom Withers - July 31, 2018 - 2:11pm
LeBron James stood on a stage near one of the streets he walked as a troubled kid and looked out at thousands of faces. He felt connected to every one of them.
Down town: Cleveland hurting after LeBron chooses LA, Lakers
by Tom Withers - July 3, 2018 - 1:15pm
LeBron James jerseys in assorted colors hung inside the Cavaliers team shop, their retail price slashed by 40 percent.
Cavs owner praises LeBron, promises to retire his jersey
by Tom Withers - July 2, 2018 - 1:44pm
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert didn't trash LeBron James on his way out of town this time. Instead, he promised to retire his jersey.
LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers
by Tom Withers - July 2, 2018 - 9:09am
LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.
LeBron declines option, becomes prize free agent
by Tom Withers - June 30, 2018 - 9:30am
LeBron James made the first move. Now what?
LeBron James nearing deadline on contract option with Cavs
by Tom Withers - June 29, 2018 - 9:30am
LeBron James is approaching a deadline that may be little more than a starting line.
Cavs to make qualifying offer to Rodney Hood, says source
by Tom Withers - June 28, 2018 - 11:04am
While waiting to see if they're in LeBron James' plans, the Cavaliers intend to extend a $3.4 million qualifying offer to Rodney Hood, making him a restricted free agent and protecting the club if he receives any...
LeBron's home loyalty could push him to re-sign with Cavs
by Tom Withers - June 27, 2018 - 4:35pm
As the sports world waits to see where the three-time champion intends to play next season and beyond, there remains the real possibility that James could choose to stay in Cleveland.
Cavs having ‘good dialogue’ with LeBron’s management team
by Tom Withers - June 23, 2018 - 10:00am
With one deadline looming on his future in Cleveland, LeBron James has been in contact with the Cavaliers through his representatives.
Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron’s plans
by Tom Withers - June 20, 2018 - 10:00am
LeBron James won’t be picking any players during the NBA draft. At least not directly.
Warriors sweep Cavs to repeat as NBA champs
by Tom Withers - June 9, 2018 - 11:33am
The Golden State Warriors leaned on Stephen Curry's marksmanship to dominate the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Four, 108-85, and sweep the 2018 NBA Finals.
Facing Finals sweep, LeBron praises 'stacked' Warriors
by Tom Withers - June 8, 2018 - 10:50am
LeBron James was relaxed, reflective and even resigned to his fate. The end of the series, season and maybe his second stint in Cleveland, are near.
Cavs turning to seldom-used Hood vs Warriors
by Tom Withers - June 6, 2018 - 2:50pm
Rodney Hood's most significant moment in these playoffs came while sitting on the bench. Well, he's getting up and getting in the NBA Finals.
Cavs seek to turn NBA Finals tide
by Tom Withers - June 6, 2018 - 11:32am
For the third time in the past four Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers will enter Game Three against the Golden State Warriors in a win-or-make-summer-vacation-plans situation.
Cavs' Love satisfied as strained season leads to NBA Finals
by Tom Withers - May 30, 2018 - 4:28pm
On the eve of his fourth straight NBA Finals, Kevin Love has persisted and prevailed during a season in which he revealed dealing with anxiety and panic attacks for much of his life.
Long shots: Odds against Cavs in NBA Finals against Warriors
by Tom Withers - May 30, 2018 - 10:30am
The odds are longer than a Stephen Curry 3-pointer, Kevin Durant’s wingspan or Draymond Green’s catalog of technical fouls.
Cavs’ Kevin Love to miss Game 7 vs. Celtics with concussion
by Tom Withers - May 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Kevin Love won’t be able to help LeBron James and the Cavaliers in Game 7 against the Celtics.
LeBron scripts historic performance anew as Cavs force Game 7
by Tom Withers - May 26, 2018 - 11:00am
LeBron James chose Boston as the place he’ll play next. Game 7 is on. And any talk about James’ future is on hold.
LeBron dumps 44 points as Cavs level series with Celtics
by Tom Withers - May 22, 2018 - 12:01pm
LeBron James scored 44 points to help the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 with a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics.
LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics 116-86 at home in Game 3
by Tom Withers - May 20, 2018 - 11:15am
LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-86 victory...
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