The three bedrock foundation blocks for the Cavs in recent years have been defense, rebounding and LeBron Jamesâ€™ brilliance. The Cavs currently lead the league in point differential while ranking second in defensive field goal percentage and third in rebounding differential. James is playing a career-low 35.7 mpg because the Cavs have been blowing out […]
LeBron James appears to be headed for his fifth consecutive All-Star starting assignment. In the first batch of fan voting released Thursday, James leads all Eastern Conference forwards with 643,786 votes. He was about 150,000 ahead of the Celtics’ Kevin Garnett. Orlando’s Dwight Howard leads all East players with just under 776,000 votes. James’ overall […]
Cavaliers center Zydrunas Ilgauskas suffered a left ankle sprain with 9:39 remaining in the fourth quarter in Wednesday’s game in Philadelphia. He did not return to the game. He was examined by Dr. Richard Parker at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health today. X-rays were negative and a moderate left ankle sprain is confirmed. He is listed […]
Zydrunas Ilgauskas came limping out of the shower, his left ankle looking like an over-ripe tomato thanks to lots of swelling. He came down on Donyell Marshall’s foot in the fourth quarter. “It’s a sprain, and I have sprained my ankle before,” he said. “That’s what I get for trying to jump. At least I […]
Daniel Gibson will miss two weeks for a sprained left toe he suffered last night in Cleveland’s win over Toronto. Gibson was examined by Dr. Jim Sferra at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health, which included X-rays and an MRI. He will rest for two weeks, then be re-evaluated. Gibson is averaging 24 minutes per game, averaging […]
USA today previews the 76ers. After winning their NBA-record ninth straight game by 12 or more points, the Cavaliers look to continue their remarkable run as they visit the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. James became Cleveland’s career leader in steals by swiping a pass in the opening minute of Tuesday night’s game. Mark Price […]
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson left Tuesday’s win over the Raptors with a sprained toe. Gibson was injured early in the second quarter and did not return to the game. He will be re-evaluated on Wednesday and did not travel with the team for its game against Philadelphia.
The wins and records just keep piling up for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who improved to 18-3 with a 114-94 victory over the Toronto Raptors. LeBron James had 31 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals, surpassing Mark Priceâ€™s franchise record for career steals (734) with a swipe that led to a fast break dunk […]