Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James and Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas meet after game five of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at the TD Garden. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
May 26, 2017 - 2:24 am
In the moments after becoming the NBA’s all-time leading playoff scorer in a Game 5 rout of the Celtics and heading to the NBA Finals for a seventh straight year, LeBron James began his press conference Thursday night talking about his friend, Isaiah Thomas. The superstar came up to Thomas after...
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Avery Bradley and the Celtics were overwhelmed by LeBron James and the Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Eastern finals Thursday at TD Garden. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
May 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
There would be no magical comeback on this night. There would be no slow start from LeBron James or Kyrie Irving. There would be only complete domination from start to finish by the defending NBA champions and an end to the Celtics upstart playoff run. Kyrie Irving opened the third quarter with...
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May 25, 2017 - 1:25 pm
LeBron James struggles were noticeable in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and following the game Richard Jefferson said James was sick , leaving speculation James' illness also plagued him in Game 4. Despite noticeable sniffles while talking to the media during the Cavaliers shoot around...
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May 23, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives to the basket in the first quarter against the Boston Celtics in game four of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Mike Petraglia
May 23, 2017 - 10:54 pm
Kyrie Irving saved LeBron James, Ty Lue and the city of Cleveland from a total state of panic Tuesday night. With James saddled with four first-half fouls for the first time in his career and the Cavaliers staring a second straight shocking home loss to the Celtics in the face, Irving took over...
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There will be additional security at the Cavaliers-Celtics game Tuesday. (David Richard-USA TODAY Sports)
May 23, 2017 - 6:19 pm
Cleveland police will increase its presence at Quicken Loans Arena for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack, according to TMZ Sports . Earlier Tuesday, NBA spokesman Mike Bass said the league is already beginning to prepare for the Finals...
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Marcus Smart shoots over the defense of Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson during the first half in Game 3 of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. (Ken Blaze/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
May 21, 2017 - 11:07 pm
The Celtics pulled off a miracle Sunday night. Avery Bradley’s 3-point shot spun on the back on the rim and fell through with 0.1 seconds left to lift the Celtics to a shocking 111-108 win over the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals. The win narrows Cleveland’s lead to 2-1 in the best-of-7...
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Brad Stevens reinserted Avery Bradley towards the end of the 4th quarter to help slow down Kyrie Irving (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today)
March 01, 2017 - 6:42 pm
Early Wednesday afternoon, Brad Stevens issued a plan of attack and that evening his team executed it and turned it into one of their most impressive wins of the season. Wednesday night's 103-99 win over the Cavaliers was a testament to how tough the Celtics can be in the fourth quarter. Even with...
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November 30, 2016 - 1:44 pm
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs. WEEI is how you listen to Celtics coverage. JBL cutting-edge wireless headphones and...
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Could Klay Thompson (11) and Isaiah Thomas wind up teammates in Boston? (Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
November 14, 2016 - 8:49 am
The Celtics and Warriors might be looking to celebrate their meeting this Friday night at TD Garden in style. According to Celtics CSNNE broadcaster Brian Scalabrine, the Celtics might be willing to give up their most experienced defensive shutdown player if it means bringing in one of the best...
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LeBron James exchanges words with Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter of Game 4 Friday night. (David Richard/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
June 12, 2016 - 10:24 am
This time, Draymond Green went too far. The Golden State bad-boy forward was assessed a Flagrant Foul 1 on Sunday for his entanglement and swipe to the groin of LeBron James with under three minutes left in Game 4 Friday night in Cleveland. The announcement was made Sunday by Kiki VanDeWeghe,...
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