Category Archives: Cavaliers News

Hungry, Tough Cavaliers Outwork Lakers, 93-87

In case anyone thought that it was a fluke when the Cleveland Cavaliers pushed around the defending champion L.A. Lakers on Christmas Day, on Thursday night the Cavs proved that not only can they manhandle the Lakers but they can

Cavs Surge to the Top of the Eastern Conference

While many fans and some “experts” fretted about the Cavaliers’ slow start and made rash suggestions about potential trades and/or strategy changes, I declared that the first significant test for the Cavs this season would be the nine games that

Matchups to Watch in the Cavs-Lakers Game

The 22-8 Cleveland Cavaliers have won seven of their last eight games and have gone 2-1 so far on their four game road trip, which concludes with a Christmas Day showdown versus the defending NBA Champion L.A. Lakers. The Lakers

Reexamining Cleveland’s Offseason Moves

In my previous Cavs News article I suggested that Cleveland’s two game losing streak was not a cause for major concern and that it would be much more significant to see how the Cavs performed during the next nine games,

Upcoming Road Games Will Test Cleveland’s Mettle

Before any Cavs’ fans become overly concerned about Cleveland’s two game losing streak, it is worth remembering that in the long 82 game NBA season even the eventual NBA Champion struggles at times: almost exactly a year ago (December 9,

Shaq: The “Big Bill Cartwright”

Shaquille O’Neal has many nicknames, several of which he has bestowed upon himself, including the “Big Aristotle” and the “Big Deporter” (coined after his Lakers eliminated several playoff teams that started foreign-born players at center). In order for the Cavaliers

Shaq practices, ready to play Wednesday

Shaquille O’Neal practiced with the team today and he will be ready to play Wednesday when the team travel to Detroit to face the Pistons. O’Neal missed five games after he injured his shoulder when he tried to block a

Lebron’s 40 points left Cavs past Pacers

After watching the Cavalier play their worst defense in the first three quarters, I have watched the best defense they’ve played this whole season in the fourth to beat the Pacers 105-95 on Friday night. The Indiana Pacers had turned