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Blogtable: Thoughts on Larry Nance Jr. in Cleveland Cavaliers' starting lineup?

* * * The Cleveland Cavaliers are ____________ with Larry Nance Jr. starting at center instead of Tristan Thompson? * * * Steve Aschburner:  Bouncier. Cleveland needed a major facelift at the trade deadline and got it, and the Cavaliers and their fans were delighted. Then some harsh reality set in after the All-Star break (mostly defensively) and the new toys ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson out with right ankle sprain

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are getting smaller. Cleveland lost another big man on Sunday as the team said starting center Tristan Thompson sustained a sprained right ankle during Saturday’s loss and is expected to miss “multiple games.” Thompson’s loss is another blow to the defending Eastern Conference champions, who are struggling without All-Star forward Kevin Love (broken hand) and ...

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Soup opera: Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith mum on kind of soup thrown at coach

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — J.R. Smith’s return from suspension was, ahem, soup-er. For one half. Smith scored all 19 of his points in the second half Saturday, but the struggling Cavaliers couldn’t stop Denver’s long-range shooting attack in a 126-117 loss to the Nuggets. Much like his season, Smith’s comeback after he was benched by Cleveland f… NBA.com: News

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Cleveland Cavaliers may get Kevin Love back sooner than expected

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP)  — As the Cavaliers experience growing pains with four new players, relief might be ahead: Kevin Love. The All-Star forward, sidelined since Jan. 29 with a broken left hand, said Friday he could return sooner than expected. The initial timetable was for him to be out two months. “If I can get back before eight weeks, great,” ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith suspended one game for detrimental conduct

CLEVELAND (AP)  — Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been suspended one game by the team for detrimental conduct. The team gave no further specifics about the punishment. Smith will serve the penalty on Thursday night as the Cavs host the Philadelphia 76ers. Smith has started 56 games, averaging 8.3 points and is shooting 36 percent on 3-pointers. The 14-year veteran ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James first with 30,000 points, 8,000 assists and 8,000 rebounds

Tuesday marked yet another memorable night for Cavaliers legend LeBron James, who carried his team to a 129-123 victory over the Nets with 31 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists.  In doing so, James became the first player in NBA history to reach 30,000 points, 8,000 rebounds and 8,000 assists for his career.  It marked the 67th career triple-double of James’ ...

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LeBron James 'flattered' by #PhillyWantsLeBron billboards in Cleveland

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has Philadelphia’s basketball pulse racing. The NBA superstar still hasn’t seen three billboards urging him to join the 76ers, but he’s flattered by the idea that a city would want him to play there. “That’s dope,” he said. The three billboards were unveiled on Monday on busy Interstate-480 outside Cleveland, and each contains a ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers ban fan who racially taunted Patty Mills

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers have indefinitely banned a fan from their arena for making racial taunts at San Antonio’s Patty Mills. Security officials reviewed videotape from Sunday’s game and identified the fan sitting near the court. He yelled at Mills while the Spurs guard was shooting free throws in the fourth quarter. The team did not disclose his ...

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