Cavaliers guard Larry Hughes underwent successful surgery to repair his fractured right long finger this morning at the Cleveland Clinic. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jeffrey Lawton with Cavaliers Head Team Physician Dr. Richard Parker attending. Hughes is projected to be out approximately eight weeks.
Backup center Zendon Hamilton was waived Thursday hours before the club would have had to pay his full $719,000 salary for the season. Before playing the Houston Rockets, the club also activated forward Sasha Pavlovic, who has been out since spraining his left ankle during practice last month. Pavlovic is averaging 1.9 points in 12 […]
Stephanie Kang of the Wall Street Journal reports “Some of the fiercest competition in the National Basketball Association this season is happening off the court. A crowd of expensive signature shoes linked to pro players is challenging the market for high-performance, high-profile sneakers. The shootout features some of the biggest names in basketball. Nike Inc. […]
Mary Schmitt Boyer from the Plain Dealer reports that Cavaliers guard Larry Hughes has a fracture in the knuckle of his right middle finger and will have surgery at the Cleveland Clinic later this week. He will be out of actions six to eight weeks.
Scott Suttell, managing editor of Crainâ€™s Cleveland Business tells us that Nikeâ€™s â€œMeet the LeBronsâ€ ads, featuring Cavaliers star LeBron James as multiple characters talking about not much of anything (heâ€™s selling shoes, naturally), get a B+ in this â€œAd Scorecardâ€ column on Slate.com. Seth Stevenson writes that the ad series â€œseems like the first […]
The Utah Jazz and forward Carlos Boozer are being cautious with their optimism, but it looks as if Boozer may come back sooner than expected. Boozer returned to practice Christmas Day and said the left hamstring he strained Oct. 6 is almost completely healed. Is it a coincidence he’s feeling better after Utah made its […]
LeBron James had 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers cooled off the red-hot Detroit Pistons, downing them 97-84 in National Basketball Association play on Saturday in Cleveland. James celebrated his 21st birthday on Friday and followed it up with a strong performance Saturday, also blocking four shots as Cleveland ended […]
David DuPree of USA Today had a nice article comparing Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James and how they could be on their way to becoming the first trio in 24 years to average at least 30 points a game. The Bryant-Iverson-James trio also has the three highest-scoring individual games this season: Bryant 62, […]