Cleveland Cavaliers

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Alex Reimer
May 16, 2018 - 11:11 am
Marcus Morris talked a big game heading into the Eastern Conference Finals. The veteran journeyman proclaimed he’s the best player in the league at guarding LeBron James, next to San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard. So far, Morris has lived up to his words, and then some. The Celtics have put an array of...
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David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 16, 2018 - 9:53 am
LeBron James’ stat line in Game 2 was tremendous. The King rained down 21 points on the Celtics in the first quarter, including an incredible fadeaway jumper that nobody else in the league would be able to hit. At the end of the night, James finished with a triple-double, putting up 42 points to go...
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Sara Civian
May 16, 2018 - 1:35 am
About 45 minutes before Game 2, Cavaliers coach Ty Lue answered the wrong question. He didn’t know it at the time -- none of us did -- so he answered. Could the Cavs sustain a bad game from LeBron James and win? “Yes," he said, "I think so." Maybe Lue still thinks so, but who knows? Actually, who...
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Alex Reimer
May 14, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Count Jeff Van Gundy among those who are firmly on the Celtics bandwagon. ESPN’s lead NBA analyst slobbered over the C’s Sunday during their 103-83 blowout win over the Cavaliers at T.D. Garden. Midway through the first quarter, as the Celtics were stifling Cleveland and LeBron James, Van Gundy...
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Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 14, 2018 - 10:27 am
The Celtics blew out the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday with stifling defense on LeBron James and hustle. A sequence of plays in the first quarter that began with Al Horford forcing James into an ugly baseline jumper and ended with Jaylen Brown coasting to the rim...
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Alex Reimer
May 14, 2018 - 9:16 am
There were several astonishing sights at the T.D. Garden Sunday: the Celtics demolishing the Cavaliers from the opening whistle, Marcus Morris backing up his trash-talk. But the strangest moment came at the postgame podium, where LeBron James was applauded for describing a sequence of plays that he...
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Alex Reimer
May 11, 2018 - 12:28 pm
The Celtics are gearing up for the futile task of trying to stop LeBron James. They have themselves to blame for this misfortune, and would almost certainly do it again. It’s hard to remember now, but just four years ago, the Celtics were at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Coming off a 25-win...
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Alex Reimer
April 19, 2018 - 9:47 am
LeBron James says TNT sideline reporter Allie LaForce did nothing wrong when she asked him about the death of Gregg Popovich’s wife after the Cavaliers’ win over the Pacers Wednesday. LaForce was roundly criticized on social media for broaching the subject of Erin Popovich’s passing with James, who...
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Alex Reimer
April 06, 2018 - 10:31 am
This season was supposed to end with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving squaring off in the Eastern Conference Finals. All of the backstabbing, subtweeting and subsequent hugging was going to manifest itself in an epic series between the mentor and his protege. We have been robbed. Irving will undergo...
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Alex Reimer
March 28, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Isaiah Thomas’ season-long fall from grace will end with him on the operating table for the second time in eight months. The Lakers announced Thomas will undergo surgery on his problematic right hip Thursday, which will spurn an extended rehabilitation process. Last summer, Thomas said teams will...
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