Cleveland Cavaliers

Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) reaches for a rebound between Houston Rockets' Clint Capela, left, and Terrence Jones (6)

Playoffs: Clippers and Cavaliers have closeouts on their minds

As the stakes get higher in these NBA playoffs, LeBron James only seems to get better. The best player in the world has found another gear as he tries to will the Cleveland Cavaliers forward, […]

05/14/2015

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and teammates celebrate.

Cavs and Bulls recovering, Clippers aiming to oust Rockets

There’s been former MVP’s winning games with dramatic buzzer-beating jumpers. There’s been injuries to stars. There’s been a coach getting questioned by his own team. And now this Chicago-Cleveland series is going to get really […]

05/12/2015

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson gives major endorsement to Clippers

We’ll let Magic Johnson’s Tweets speak for themselves. We put them in chronological order to make it easy for you to follow along:  

05/11/2015

Matt Barnes

NBA Playoff Capsules

Derrick Rose banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 30 points Friday night to give the Chicago Bulls a 99-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference […]

05/09/2015

Blake Griffin

Breaking down some numbers from the NBA Playoffs

A look inside the numbers of the NBA playoffs, as the conference semifinals resume Friday night with Cleveland at Chicago and Houston at the Los Angeles Clippers. The other semis pick up again on Saturday, […]

05/08/2015

Chris Paul

TIPOFF: Paul ‘doubtful’ for Clippers; Bulls’ Rose ready to play

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers thinks it’s doubtful that point guard Chris Paul will return tonight to try to help the Clippers build a 2-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals. […]

05/06/2015

LeBron James (23), Joakim Noah (13)

LeBron may be more aggressive against Bulls in Game 2

LeBron James says he may have to change his mindset and be more aggressive in Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls. With Cleveland missing starters Kevin Love and J.R. Smith, the Cavs dropped Game 1 […]

05/05/2015

Chris Paul (left) and Danny Green

LeBron lifts media blackout to call Chris Paul

LeBron James lifted his personal media boycott during the playoffs to phone a friend. Cleveland’s superstar does everything he can to block out distractions during the postseason: turning off his cellphone, avoiding Twitter and watching […]

05/04/2015

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love (42) shoots against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half on an NBA basketball game in San Antonio. The Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a blockbuster trade sending Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland for 2014 No. 1 draft pick Andrew Wiggins on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, a person familiar with the trade said. The Timberwolves are getting Wiggins and former top pick Anthony Bennett from Cleveland and veteran forward Thaddeus Young from Philadelphia. The 76ers get a 2015 first-round draft choice from Cleveland, and guard Alexey Shved and forward Luc Mbah a Moute from Minnesota. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic champions together, Kevin Love and LeBron James spent the last 30 days waiting to become teammates again. Cleveland has craved a championship for 50 years. One drought over. One to go. On […]

08/23/2014

FILE - Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James poses during NBA basketball team's media day in this Oct. 3, 2009 file photo taken in Independence, Ohio. An Ohio lawmaker wants to create a specialty license plate celebrating the homecoming of LeBron James. James, an Akron native, announced on July 11, 2014 that he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, four years after breaking the city's collective heart by jumping to the Miami Heat. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

LeBron, sons pitch in on Akron home rehab

  AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James and his two sons are getting their hands dirty in helping to rehab a house in the NBA star’s Akron hometown. James took the controls of a backhoe […]

08/05/2014