Schedule for First round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs

The NBA 2009 playoff schedule is out. The Cavaliers will play their first playoff game for 2009 in Cleveland Saturday April 19 at 3pm. The game will be televised nationally on ABC and on FoxNet and FoxNet HD. Eastern Conference Cleveland

Cavaliers Starting lineup TBD

The projected starting lineup as of early afternoon was West (PG), Szczerbiak (SG), Pavlovic (SF), Jackson (PF), Varejao (C). But apperantly that might change. Here is the starting lineup for tonight’s game against the 76ers:

Cavaliers are giving away more than $1 million in prizes

The Cavaliers are giving away $1 million in prizes on Wednesday night when they face the 76ers. The prizes include a new Kia Soul, a mortgage payment from Quicken Loans, a ride on the Goodyear blimp, a trip to Hawaii

Cavaliers plan to rest players

The Cavaliers have a shot at tying the best NBA home-court record tonight when they face the struggling Philadelphia 76ers at Quicken Loans arena. The record was set by the 1985-86 Boston Celtics (40-1) but the Cavs have bigger things

Ray Allen suspended one game for elbowing Varejao

Ray Allen will not play tonight against the 76ers for elbowing Anderson Varejao in the groin. The suspension was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The incident occurred with 5:05 remaining in the third quarter of

Saunders to coach the Wizards next season

Flip Saunders has reached an agreement to become the new coach of the Washington Wizards next season. Official announcement is expected next week. The deal reportedly is worth close to $19 million over four years. The Washington Post also reported

Cavaliers clinch best record in NBA, set to face detroit in first round

James scored 37 points as the Cavaliers continued their winning streak and beat the Pacers (117-109) on Monday night. It was a big win and a big milestone for the Cavaliers as for the first time they clinched the best

Ben Wallace suffers a patellar tendon strain

An MRI taken at the Cleveland Clinic today revealed that Ben Wallace has a patellar tendon strain. Wallace will miss tonight’s game against the Pacers and possibly Wednesday night game. His status for the playoffs is unknown at this point.