Warriors take Game 2 from Cavaliers 132-113

If you’re sensing a trend that the Warriors are able to turn a tight game into a runaway through the first two contests of the 2017 Finals – you’re not alone. The Cavaliers put together a much better effort in Game 2 of their title trilogy against the Warriors. But the affair still boiled down […]

Warriors top Cavaliers 113-91

The problem with facing the Warriors has always been their ability to quickly turn a small lead into a large one. And that’s exactly what they did in Game 1 of the 2017 Finals – transforming a competitive contest at intermission into a second-half blowout. The Cavaliers and Warriors went toe-to-toe through the first quarter, […]

Cavaliers pummel Celtics 135-102, head to NBA Finals to face Warriors for third straight year

From the moment the regular season tipped off in late October, it seemed like the Cavaliers and Warriors were on collision course for Round 3. And after taking care of the Celtics in five games – including Thursday’s blowout in Boston – both squads are once again ready to rumble. The Wine and Gold advanced […]

Cavaliers down Celtics 112-99

After a head-scratching home loss on Sunday night and a sloppy, sluggish first half on Tuesday, the Cavaliers flipped that proverbial switch after intermission – shooting 71 percent from the floor in the second stanza and blowing past the Celtics, 112-99, to take Game 4 at The Q. The Wine and Gold now stand one […]

Celtics hand Cavaliers first loss of 2017 postseason, 111-108

The Cavaliers seemingly relentless push towards a third straight NBA Finals appearance hit a speedbump on Sunday night as they dropped their first contest of the 2017 postseason – a 111-108 thriller in Game 3 at The Q. After spanking the Celtics by 13 points in Game 1 and destroying them by 44 two nights […]

Cavaliers whip Celtics 117-104 to kick off Eastern Finals

Any concerns about the Wine and Gold being out of rhythm after a nine-day layoff between rounds were erased early and often on Wednesday night in Beantown – with the razor-sharp Cavaliers dismantling the Celtics, 117-104, going wire-to-wire to take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Cleveland still hasn’t lost in the 2017 postseason […]

Cavaliers beat Raptors 109-102 to earn sweep and head to conference finals

Through the first three games of the Eastern Conference Semifinals (and the first three quarters of Game 4) the Raptors had more than their hands full with LeBron James. Once Kyrie Irving got rolling, it was lights out in Canada. Toronto played its best game of the series – taking a double-digit lead early and […]

Cavaliers down Raptors 116-105

Even after sweeping the Pacers out of the First Round, there was still some concern about the Cavaliers’ propensity to let large leads slip away. That was never an issue on Monday night. Kyle Lowry drained a three-pointer to open the scoring on Monday night, and that 3-0 lead was as good as it’d get […]

Cavaliers beat Pacers 106-102 to earn sweep, advance in playoffs

LeBron James hadn’t lost a single First Round Playoff game in over four seasons. On Sunday afternoon, he made it five. Running his personal streak to 21 straight wins in the postseason’s opening round, LeBron and the Cavaliers completed their four-game sweep of the Pacers – taking the 106-102 win on Sunday at Bankers Life […]

Cavaliers collapse in 126-125 loss to Hawks

There’s been a lot of talk of the Cavaliers “flipping a switch.” They’d better flip it fast. Nearing the end of an already-odd regular season, the last two games against Atlanta have been some of the year’s most inexplicable – with the Wine and Gold falling to the Hawks JV squad on Friday night at […]