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Shaq Needs Thumb Surgery

Big man will likely miss rest of regular season

(Newser) - Shaquille O’Neal will undergo surgery to repair his right thumb today, which will almost certainly cause him to miss the rest of the regular season. The Cavaliers’ big man was injured against the Celtics Thursday, after one of his shots was blocked by Glen “Big Baby” Davis. The... More »

James Scores 30 In Cavs' Historic Rout of Wiz

Cleveland takes 2-0 series lead with 116-86 demolition

(Newser) - Maybe Gilbert Arenas was talking about some other Cavaliers. The Cleveland team he and the Washington Wizards faced Monday night doesn't look so beatable. LeBron James scored 30 points, Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 16, and the Cavaliers played their best game in months, blowing out Arenas and Co. 116-86. More »

Brown Stuns 76ers in Last Second Win

Cavs clinch home court in first round of playoffs

(Newser) - Devin Brown sank two free throws with 0.2 seconds after Philadelphia was brought back from the locker room and the game seemingly over to lift Cleveland to a 91-90 win over the 76ers on Monday. The Sixers appeared to have won after Lou Williams hit a fadeaway jumper with... More »

Cavaliers Hold Off Woeful Heat

Cleveland one win away from home court advantage in first playoff round

(Newser) - Daniel Gibson made a 3-pointer and three straight free throws early in the fourth quarter to give Cleveland some cushion while LeBron James rested, and the Cavaliers moved closer to the East's No. 4 seed with an 84-76 win over the Miami Heat on Sunday. It was the Cavs’ first... More »

Gordon's Free Throws Lift Bulls to Win

Chicago snaps six-game road losing streak

(Newser) - Ben Gordon made five clutch free throws down the stretch and Larry Hughes scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half against his former team, rallying the Chicago Bulls to a 101-98 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. The Bulls, with nothing to play for, came back from... More »

Cavs Latest Victim as East Meets (David) West

Paul dishes to West with one second left for 100-99 win

(Newser) - LeBron James's characteristic late-game heroics weren't quite enough, as fellow MVP contender Chris Paul sucked three defenders into the lane, then passed to David West for a last-second winning jumper that gave the Hornets a win over the Cavaliers. It was an impressive follow-up to West's superb 35-point game against... More »

Cavs Stop Raptors, LeBron Hits Milestone

Nuggets outscore Nets while Grizzlies snap long road losing streak

(Newser) - LeBron James scored 29 points and became the all-time leading scorer in Cavaliers franchise history in a 90-83 victory over potential first-round playoff opponent Toronto. Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 16 points, Devin Brown scored 14, and Damon Jones knocked down two crucial three-pointers early in the fourth for the Cavs, reports... More »

Finally, Some Help For LeBron

Hughes scores 40 in Orlando as Cavaliers get Gooden back

(Newser) - A common scapegoat for Cleveland's occasionally mediocre play, gunner Larry Hughes made the case for his sizable contract, pouring in 40 in the Cavaliers' 118-111 win tonight over the Magic. Hughes's 23-point third quarter kept Cleveland close, and the team's 12-2 run in the first five minutes of the fourth... More »

Pistons Put Brakes on Skid in Philly 86-78

Cavaliers shame Wizards, Mavericks stay perfect against Bobcats

(Newser) - It wasn't pretty, but Detroit halted a three-game losing streak with a gritty win against youthful Philadelphia. Each team managed only four points in the first eight minutes of the fourth quarter, with Sixers swingman Andre Iguodala bricking two easy looks. Detroit's vaunted starting backcourt had 40 points in the... More »

Heat Hits 20 Losses as Cavs Roll

Teammates feast on LeBron's 12 Christmas dishes

(Newser) - LeBron had 25 points and 12 dimes in a Christmas day Cavaliers-Heat matchup that looked much more interesting at the beginning of the season. The Eastern Conference's past two champions were a combined 20-35 entering the game, which Cleveland won 96-82 with a strong second half. Dwyane Wade's foul-line 8-for-16... More »

Cavs Look Ragged in 92-74 Defeat by Mavs

Dallas, Terry start the season strong, hold LeBron to 10

(Newser) - The Cleveland Cavaliers began this season last night the same way they closed out last spring: by losing handily to a team from Texas. This time it was Dirk Nowitzki's Dallas Mavericks who dominated the struggling Cavs early on and held LeBron James to just 10 points to win 92-74,... More »

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