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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...
It happens every spring: LeBron forced to carry Cavaliers
by Tom Withers - May 18, 2018 - 11:00am
LeBron James is carrying the Cavaliers. It’s a springtime tradition.
Backcourt blues: Cavs guards Smith, Hill horrible in Game 2
by Tom Withers - May 17, 2018 - 12:50pm
There is a startling disparity between Cleveland's and Boston's starting backcourts that allowed the fearless Celtics to stay ahead in their series.
Wicked good: James undaunted by Boston, Celtics’ mystique
by Tom Withers - May 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
There haven’t been any championship banners hoisted into Boston’s hallowed rafters since 2008. LeBron James won’t let go of the rope.
Cavs laugh off Hood's apology for not entering Game 4
by Tom Withers - May 11, 2018 - 1:50pm
Rodney Hood got an unusual reaction when he apologized to his Cleveland teammates for refusing to check into Game Four against Toronto.
Connected at hip: Cavs, Celtics intertwined since big trade
by Tom Withers - May 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Boston playoff star Jayson Tatum and Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue are cousins. The Cavaliers and Celtics might as well be.
Once counted out, East finals-bound Cavs peaking at the perfect time
by Tom Withers - May 8, 2018 - 6:36pm
Only one team has advanced to the conference finals in these NBA playoffs, and it's the same squad that looked vulnerable during a chaotic regular season.
LeBank: James hits buzzer-beater to down Raptors
by Tom Withers - May 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
The moment required brilliance. LeBron James delivered again.
LeBron, Cavs pushed to limit but not done yet
by Tom Withers - April 30, 2018 - 3:14pm
Pushed to his physical limits by the Indiana Pacers, and barely helped by Cleveland teammates until they finally showed up when it mattered in a 105-101 win, LeBron James willed the Cavs into the next round.
7th heaven: LeBron carries Cavaliers past Pacers in Game 7
by Tom Withers - April 30, 2018 - 4:00am
LeBron James scored 45 points and got some needed help in Game 7 to stay unbeaten in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-101 win over the Indiana Pacers, who pushed the...
Win-or-leave home? LeBron facing extreme Game 7 against Pacers
by Tom Withers - April 29, 2018 - 11:00am
LeBron James is on the brink of his earliest NBA playoff exit — and maybe another departure from Cleveland.
NBA says referees missed LeBron goaltending call in Game 5
by Tom Withers - April 27, 2018 - 8:04am
The NBA said LeBron James' block in the closing seconds of Game Five on Indiana's Victor Oladipo should have been called goaltending.
Pacers believe LeBron goaltended on block in final seconds
by Tom Withers - April 26, 2018 - 1:05pm
The Indiana Pacers felt cheated — by LeBron James and the officials.
LeBron blocks shot, hits game-winning 3 as Cavs edge Pacers in Game 5
by Tom Withers - April 26, 2018 - 10:25am
LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, a crowning moment for another brilliant performance, to give Cleveland a 98-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
LeBron holds court, displays old unstoppable form
by Tom Withers - April 19, 2018 - 12:02pm
The situation was dire, requiring playoff dominance. LeBron James delivered.
LeBron erupts for 46 point as Cavaliers even series with Pacers
by Tom Withers - April 19, 2018 - 10:26am
LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers, 100-97,
Prime time: LeBron defying age, better than ever at 33
by Tom Withers - April 14, 2018 - 12:30pm
LeBron James emerged from a chaotic, complex season unscathed — better than ever.
Gamer: LeBron plays all 82 games for first time in career
by Tom Withers - April 12, 2018 - 9:30am
LeBron James capped his 15th regular season with yet another record.
Toronto tops in East, but road likely goes through LeBron
by Tom Withers - April 7, 2018 - 11:00am
It only looks like parity.
LeBron, Cavs defeat East-leading Raptors anew
by Tom Withers - April 4, 2018 - 10:10am
The Cleveland Cavaliers gave the Toronto Raptors another reminder of what could lie ahead in the playoffs with a 112-106 victory
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