Cleveland Cavaliers

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Alex Reimer
January 04, 2018 - 11:15 am
The Celtics did not air a tribute video for Isaiah Thomas Wednesday, per his request. But they did honor Jae Crowder. Unfortunately, Crowder did not see it. The Celtics defeated the Cavaliers 102-88 Wednesday, and Crowder struggled mightily in his return to T.D. Garden. The forward went 2-for-12...
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Alex Reimer
January 04, 2018 - 10:58 am
The vitriol being spewed at Isaiah Thomas for requesting the Celtics delay his tribute video is bizarre. Though the Cavaliers visited the T.D. Garden Wednesday, Thomas, who returned from a hip injury one day earlier, did not play. The point guard said he wants to delay the video, because he hopes...
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Alex Reimer
January 03, 2018 - 2:05 pm
Kyrie Irving did not expound on his relationship with LeBron James in the weeks following his arrival in Boston. Instead, Irving spoke about his desire to play on his own and grow as a leader. Through subtle hints, it was apparent Irving felt like he needed to break away from James in order to form...
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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2018 - 3:26 pm
Isaiah Thomas has requested the Celtics not honor him during pregame introductions when the Cavaliers visit the T.D. Garden Wednesday, because he will not be in the lineup. The point guard is expected to return to the court Tuesday against the Blazers, and take the following night off. Thomas’ ask...
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Alex Reimer
December 26, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Isaiah Thomas insists he’s moved on from the Celtics trading him five months ago, even though his words say otherwise. In an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols that aired Christmas Day, Thomas accused the Celtics’ medical staff of misleading him about his hip injury last season. He played through...
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Alex Reimer
December 25, 2017 - 3:36 pm
Isaiah Thomas still appears to resent the Celtics for trading him five months ago. In an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols that aired on Christmas Day, the point guard says Boston’s medical staff gave him misleading information regarding his hip injury last season. As a result, he says he...
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Alex Reimer
November 07, 2017 - 10:43 am
It’s still arguable whether LeBron James is the greatest basketball player ever. But he’s undoubtedly the all-time leader in passive-aggressive behavior. The Celtics defeated the Hawks 110-107 Monday night for their ninth straight victory, largely thanks to an incredible effort from Kyrie Irving...
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Alex Reimer
October 30, 2017 - 1:44 pm
LeBron James wants us to dismiss the Cavaliers' early season struggles, and it's tempting to listen to him. The season is barely two weeks old, and at this stage in his illustrious career, James deserves the benefit of the doubt. But there are some worrisome signs. The Cavaliers lost their third...
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Alex Reimer
October 18, 2017 - 9:10 am
It was a tumultuous offseason for Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, who were mired in perhaps the biggest NBA melodrama of the summer. Irving reportedly blindsided James when he asked out of Cleveland, and says he didn’t consult the best player in the league on his trade request. Further complicating...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2017 - 11:07 pm
When Gordon Hayward fractured his ankle in the opening minutes of the Celtics' season opener against the Cavaliers, silence fell among the crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. Hayward's Celtics teammates huddled around each other and many players on the Cavaliers appeared shaken as well. According to ESPN...
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