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Game Stories
Game recaps from regular season and post season Cleveland Cavaliers games

Cavs force Hawks to brink of elimination with comeback win
Cleveland found a way to beat Atlanta in Game Three. Can they continue to shoot and play so well going forward?

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Three keys for the Cavaliers vs. Atlanta
We take a look ahead at the Cavs matchup with Atlanta and how they can beat the Hawks yet again.

Featured Stories
Stories to be featured across the About.com sports website.

Cleveland Cavaliers news and analysis on About.com
Your No. 1 source for Cleveland Cavaliers information. From breaking news to previews and analysis, About.com brings you everything you need to know about the Cavs on their quest for a championship.

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Cleveland Cavaliers: The Path to a Championship
We take a look at the path ahead for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they try to win their first NBA title in franchise history.

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Cleveland Cavaliers: The Path to a Championship
We take a look at the path ahead for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they try to win their first NBA title in franchise history.

JR Smith could be Cavs X-Factor
Examining why JR Smith might be the Cavaliers X-Factor down the stretch this season.

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LeBron James is not a leader
Three reasons why LeBron James is not a leader for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Is Channing Frye surpassing Kevin Love?
Is it time for Cleveland to consider replacing Kevin Love with Channing Frye in the starting lineup?

Columns
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Three players I would trade Kyrie Irving for
The three NBA players who I would be willing to trade Kyrie Irving in exchange for.

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Off-Field News and Notes
News and notes from the Cleveland Cavaliers off the court

3 biggest moments of the Cavaliers season
What are the three moments that have had the biggest impact on the Cavs season?

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Cavs lacking Championship edge
The Cleveland Cavaliers have failed to live up to their billing as the undisputed kings of the East lately.

Cavs suffer another heartbreaking loss
Cleveland stumbles down the stretch again as they fall in Toronto.

Cavs beat Thunder. show glimpse of their vision
Cavs romp of the Thunder isn't without lingering questions.

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Who is Tyronn Lue?
We dive into how the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach got to where he is today.

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Cavs three biggest remaining games
Taking a look ahead at the three biggest games remaining on the Cleveland Cavaliers schedule.

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Carmelo to the Cavs? Don't be crazy.
It doesn't make sense for the Cavaliers to acquire Carmelo Anthony.

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Three players the Cavs could target at the trade deadline
We analyze three players who make sense as potential trade targets for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Despite win over Boston, Cavs flaws still evident
Cavs continue to struggle on offense in loss to Boston.

Win over Suns offers glimpse of Lue's vision
Cleveland's win over Phoenix gave us a glimpse into the type of game that head coach Tyronn Lue would like to see from his team.

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Time will tell if Cavs made the right move with Blatt
After firing head coach David Blatt, Cleveland hopes to take a major step forward under the newly-appointed Tyronn Lue.

Regardless of GSW outcome, Cavs are right where they need to be
Cleveland Cavaliers fans need to remember that it's January before getting caught up in the matchup against the Warriors.

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Cavs enter new week riding seven-game win streak
Cavs look to finish road trip out west strong before a home rematch against the Warriors next Monday.

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Offensive efficiency driving Cavaliers on five-game win streak
Cleveland Cavaliers efficiency on offense has been key to their recent five-game win streak.

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Cavs head into new week riding three-game win streak
Cavs head into a big week, with home matchup against Toronto leading into another long road trip.

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Cavaliers start 2016 with a big win against Orlando
The Cleveland Cavaliers started 2016 with a convincing 104-79 win against the Orlando Magic.

Cavaliers need bounce back week
The Cleveland Cavaliers need to bounce back this week coming off an ugly loss to Portland.

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Huge week ahead for the Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cavs are heading into a big week, including an NBA Finals rematch against the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day.

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LeBron James: What superstars should be
LeBron James is one of our generation's greatest basketball players. But what makes him truly special is all the work he does away from basketball.

What's coming up for the Cleveland Cavaliers?
We look at what's ahead for the Cavs this week as they prepare for their Christmas Day matchup with the Warriors

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Cavaliers get back on track with win against Portland
The Cleveland Cavaliers got back on track Tuesday night with a 105-100 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, snapping their three-game losing streak.

What's up next for the Cleveland Cavaliers?
The Cavaliers have an important week coming up as they try to break their three-game losing streak. Portland comes to town early in the week, followed by a trip to Orlando to close out the week.

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LeBron James taking the wrong approach to success
LeBron James has reportedly banned hover boards in the Cavaliers locker room. Why is taking the fun out of the game his response to poor play?

What's up next for the Cleveland Cavaliers
We take a look at what lies ahead for the Cavaliers this week, including matchups with the Miami Heat and the Washington Wizards.

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LeBron James saves the Cavaliers once again
LeBron James came through in the clutch once again for the Cavaliers. How much longer can they continue to pull out close games against bad teams?

Kevin Love Taking Cleveland to Another Level
Kevin Love has become the focal point of the Cavaliers offense in season two in Cleveland. Can Love continue to produce at this level?

What's Up Next for the Cleveland Cavaliers
We take a look at what lies ahead for the Cavaliers this week, facing three of the bottom five teams in the Eastern Conference.

NBA Draft
The National Basketball Association's top players will await to hear their name called by commissioner David Silver.

Cavaliers History
The history of the Cleveland Cavaliers history

Film Reviews
NBA film reviews from potential and present Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA Offseason
Topics of discussion while the NBA season is not in session

Cavaliers lacking championship attitude
The Cleveland Cavaliers have now lost two straight games. What will it take for them to get back on track?

Cleveland Cavaliers: The Week Ahead
Sitting at 8-2, the Cavaliers are entering a critical stretch of their schedule. We look ahead at what the Cavs are facing in the upcoming week.

LeBron James gives Kevin Love high praise
After the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies by 30 points on Wednesday night, LeBron James praised Kevin Love for his strong play.

Column: Mo Williams adequate fill-in for Kyrie Irving
Cleveland Cavaliers' star point guard Kyrie Irving is sidelined until at least January with a knee injury, but Mo Williams is an ideal replacement.

Kevin Love impressive in return to Cleveland Cavaliers
After being sidelined with a shoulder injury since April, Kevin Love has been impressive in his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers starting lineup.

Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers agree on contract
After months of failing to find common ground, Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers came to terms on a 5-year, $82 million contract Tuesday.

Column: No time to panic for Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers started their preseason with four straight losses, but have no reason to panic whatsoever.

LeBron James puts pressure on Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James is putting pressure on the Cleveland Cavaliers as the team struggles to find common ground with Tristan Thompson.

Updating the Tristan Thompson situation
Tristan Thompson is still yet to sign a contract and/or arrive at the Cleveland Cavaliers' training camp.

Oct. 7: vs. Atlanta Hawks
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Atlanta Hawks at neutral site Cintas Center (Xavier University) on Oct. 7

Oct. 19: vs. Dallas Mavericks
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 19 at Quicken Loans Arena in the Cavs' final game of the preseason.

Oct. 18: @ Toronto Raptors
The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel to play the Toronto Raptors on Oct. 18 at Air Canada Centre.

Oct. 15: vs. Indiana Pacers
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Indiana Pacers at Quicken Loans Arena on Oct. 15.

Oct. 12: vs. Memphis Grizzlies
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Memphis Grizzles at neutral site Schottenstein Center (The Ohio State University) on Oct. 12

Oct. 13: vs. Milwaukee Bucks
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Milwaukee Bucks at Quicken Loans Arena on Oct. 13.

Oct. 8: @ Philadelphia 76ers
The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel to play the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 8.

Previewing the Cavs' preseason schedule
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play seven preseason games against the Hawks, 76ers, Grizzlies, Bucks, Pacers, Raptors and Mavericks from Oct. 7-Oct. 19.

Iman Shumpert to miss 12-14 weeks with wrist injury
Iman Shumpert injured his wrist and will require surgery. He is expected to miss 12-14 weeks, with an anticipated return date sometime in January.

No. 3: Chicago Bulls
If Derrick Rose can remain healthy, the Chicago Bulls could be the favorites to win the Eastern Conference's Central Division.

Predicting the Eastern Conference's Central Division
The Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks will all battle for the Central Division title this year.

No. 1: Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers should have no problem winning the Eastern Conference Central Division title in 2016.

No. 2: Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks have one of the best young rosters in the NBA and could compete for the Central Division title.

No. 5: Detroit Pistons
The Detroit Pistons will need a lot to go right if they want a chance to compete for the Central Division title.

No. 4: Indiana Pacers
With Paul George back healthy along with a solid back court of George Hill and Monta Ellis, the Indiana Pacers could compete for the division title.

Cleveland Cavaliers Media Day highlights
The Cleveland Cavaliers held their Media Day on Monday and many of the players on the team's roster, including LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, had plenty to say.

Cleveland Cavaliers third in ESPN Future Power Rankings
Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton released their newest

Introduction
Here's a breakdown of five potential NBA MVP candidates that play in the Eastern Conference.

John Wall - PG - Washington Wizards
If John Wall takes the next step into superstardom this upcoming season, he could be a real threat to win the NBA's MVP award.

Kevin Love - PF - Cleveland Cavaliers
Kevin Love is not the best player on his team, but that doesn't mean he can't win the NBA's MVP award.

Paul George - SF - Indiana Pacers
Back healthy after coming off of a brutal leg injury, Paul George could contend for the NBA's MVP award during the 2015-2016 season.

LeBron James - SF - Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James is the best player in the NBA and is the favorite to win the 2015-2016 NBA MVP award.

Derrick Rose - PG - Chicago Bulls
Derrick Rose, the 2011 NBA MVP award winner, will compete for another Maurice Podoloff trophy if he can stay healthy for the duration of the year.

LeBron James unveils 13th signature Nike sneaker
LeBron James unveiled his 13th signature Nike sneaker on Tuesday via the 192nd issue of Slam Magazine.

Cleveland Cavaliers shouldn't overpay for Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached a stalemate on contract negotiations, but there's no way the Cavs should overpay for him.

Per Las Vegas, Cleveland Cavaliers are NBA favorites
Per bovada.lv, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the favorites to win not only Eastern Conference, but the 2016 NBA Championship as a whole.

Cavaliers keeping Kyrie Irving sidelined is right move
The Cleveland Cavaliers' decision to hold out Kyrie Irving until January or February is the right move for both Irving and the organization.

Nov. 21 v. Atlanta
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Atlanta Hawks on Nov. 21.

April 13 v. Detroit Pistons
The Cleveland Cavaliers will close their season at home against the Detroit Pistons.

Jan. 15 at Houston
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Houston Rockes in Houston on Jan. 15.

Jan. 30 v. San Antonio
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 30

March 10 at Los Angeles Lakers
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play at the Los Angeles Lakers on March 10.

Dec. 4 at New Orleans
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the New Orleans Pelicans on Dec. 4 in New Orleans.

Oct. 30 v. Miami Heat
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Miami Heat on Oct. 30 in their season opener.

Oct. 27, at Chicago
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 27 in Chicago.

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10 games for Cleveland Cavaliers fans to look forward to this year.

Dec. 25 at Golden State
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play at the Golden State Warriors on Christmas day in a rematch of the 2015 NBA Finals.

Feb. 21 at Oklahoma City
The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City on Feb. 21.

LeBron James Instagram post is more than just a photo
LeBron James posted a photo along with a powerful caption via his Instagram page on Monday morning, with a message for Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.

J.R. Smith will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers
On Thursday night, J.R. Smith announced via his Instagram account that he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015-2016 season and beyond.

Cleveland Cavaliers to travel short distance this season
The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel a shorter distance than any other team in the NBA throughout the duration of the 2015-2016 season.

Chicago Bulls
Could the Chicago Bulls take down the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoffs?

Atlanta Hawks
Could the Atlanta Hawks take down the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoffs?

Indiana Pacers
Could the Indiana Pacers take down the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoffs?

Philadelphia 76ers
Could the Philadelphia 76ers take down the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoffs?

Can anyone de-throne the Cleveland Cavaliers?
Can anyone de-throne the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Miami Heat
Could the Miami Heat take down the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoffs?

No. 2: 2006-2007
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2006-2007 season.

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Breaking down the top 10 seasons in Cleveland Cavaliers history.

No. 3: 2008-2009
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2008-2009 season.

No. 4: 1991-1992
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 1991-1992 season.

No. 6: 2009-2010
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2009-2010 season.

No. 5: 1975-1976
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 1975-1976 season.

No. 7: 2007-2008
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2007-2008 season.

No. 9: 1992-1993
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 1992-1993 season.

No. 8: 2005-2006
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2005-2006 season.

No. 10: 1988-1989
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 1988-1989 season.

No. 1: 2014-2015
A breakdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2014-2015 season.

Catching up with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Despite the fact that it's the middle of the off-season, the Cleveland Cavaliers are still making headlines.

What if LeBron James really does agree to Space Jam 2?
LeBron James and Warner Bros. Entertainment recently teamed up, causing rumors to stir pertaining to a second Space Jam movie possibly releasing.

Nike LeBron 12
The Nike LeBron 12 was LeBron James' 12th signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike LeBron VIII
The Nike LeBron VIII was LeBron James' eighth signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Zoom LeBron VI
The Nike Zoom LeBron VI was LeBron James' sixth signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Air Max LeBron VII
The Nike Air Max LeBron VII was LeBron James' seventh signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Zoom LeBron II
The Nike Zoom LeBron II was LeBron James' second signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Zoom LeBron III
The Nike Zoom LeBron III was LeBron James' fifth signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Air Zoom Generation
The Nike Air Zoom Generation was LeBron James' first signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike LeBron IX
The Nike LeBron IX was LeBron James' ninth signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Ranking LeBron James' signature sneakers
LeBron James has had 12 Nike signature sneakers release so far in his career. Which one is the best?

Nike LeBron 11
The Nike LeBron 11 was LeBron James' 11th signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Zoom LeBron V
The Nike Zoom LeBron V was LeBron James' fifth signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Zoom LeBron IV
The Nike Zoom LeBron IV was LeBron James' fourth signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike LeBron X
The Nike LeBron X was LeBron James' 10th signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike LeBron IX
The Nike LeBron IX was LeBron James' ninth signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 12.

Nike Air Max LeBron VII
The Nike Air Max LeBron VII was LeBron James' seventh signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 6.

Nike Zoom LeBron II
The Nike Zoom LeBron II was LeBron James' second signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 7.

Nike LeBron VIII
The Nike LeBron VIII was LeBron James' eighth signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 8.

Nike LeBron X
The Nike LeBron X was LeBron James' 10th signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 9.

Nike Zoom LeBron IV
The Nike Zoom LeBron IV was LeBron James' fourth signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 10.

Nike Air Zoom Generation
The Nike Air Zoom Generation was LeBron James' first signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 11.

Ranking LeBron James' signature sneakers
LeBron James has had 12 Nike signature sneakers release so far in his career. Which one is the best?

Ranking LeBron James' signature sneakers
LeBron James has had 12 Nike signature sneakers release so far in his career. Which one is the best?

Nike LeBron 12
The Nike LeBron 12 was LeBron James' 12th signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 4.

Nike Zoom LeBron VI
The Nike Zoom LeBron VI was LeBron James' sixth signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 5.

Nike LeBron 11
The Nike LeBron 11 was LeBron James' 11th signature sneaker to hit the shelves.

Nike Zoom LeBron V
The Nike Zoom LeBron V was LeBron James' fifth signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 2.

Nike Zoom LeBron III
The Nike Zoom LeBron III was LeBron James' fifth signature sneaker to hit the shelves. Page 3.

LeBron James closes out the week in style
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers signed a two-year, $47 million contract and hosted a private screening of the movie

Mo Williams ecstatic to be back in Cleveland
Mo Williams published an article for

Kevin Love states: "Chase What You Love"
Kevin Love explained his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday in detail via an article on The Players Tribune website.

Column: Cleveland Cavaliers are the team to beat
The San Antonio Spurs are having an impressive off-season thus far, but the Cleveland Cavaliers should be considered the title favorites.

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to 5-year, $110 million deal
Kevin Love announced that he will sign a 5-year, $110 million deal on Wednesday with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Cavaliers look to keep core players in Cleveland
Matthew Dellavedova, Iman Shumpert and Tristan Thompson all received qualifying offers from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.

Four "What if?" questions surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers
What if the Cleveland Cavaliers never traded for Kevin Love? What if Love and Kyrie Irving didn't get hurt? What if the Cavaliers won the NBA title?

Four potential draft scenarios for the Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers have many different options to work with on draft night. What will they choose to do?

David Blatt v. LeBron James: The case for Blatt
David Blatt was a very successful coach in the Euroleague, but LeBron James wouldn't allow him teach his style of play to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Delon Wright, Utah, senior, point guard
The most recent recipient of the Bob Cousy Award, Utah's Delon Wright has the potential to help the Cleveland Cavaliers' depth at guard.

Justin Anderson: Virginia, junior, SF
Justin Anderson from Virginia could be a good fit for the Cleveland Cavaliers, if he can prove to be a consistent shooter in the NBA.

Terry Rozier: Louisville, soph., PG
Terry Rozier from Louisville is a versatile guard who has the ability to immediately contribute solid minutes off the bench for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Rashad Vaughn: UNLV, freshman, SG
Rashad Vaughn was an above-average shooter at UNLV and might have been a lottery pick had he not injured his knee in February.

Montrezl Harrell: Louisville, junior, PF
Though undersized as a power forward, Montrezl Harrell from Louisville has the potential to become a big-time star in the NBA.

Five potential draft picks for the Cleveland Cavaliers
There are countless scenario's that will take place at the NBA draft. Here are five potential candidates to get drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

David Blatt v. LeBron James: The case for James
LeBron James is the best player in the NBA, and Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt could have given James more freedom to run the team.

Column: Future is bright for Cleveland Cavaliers fans
The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't win 2015 Finals, but with players like LeBron James and Kyrie Irving still around, the future is bright in Cleveland.