Category Archives: Cleveland Cavaliers

The Warriors weren’t always this good; remember Curry was drafted by team relying on Monta Ellis and Corey Maggette

Last year, as the Warriors were on their way to what would become an NBA-best 73-9 regular season, their fanbase was growing by leaps and bounds. There were lots of … “novice” Warriors’ fans should we say — though we’re … Continue reading

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Kevin Durant right on the money with his criticism of the NBA over its ‘last two-minute’ reports

Gotta tell you, I really liked what Kevin Durant had to say about the “last two-minute” reports earlier today. Durant was asked about the reports, which acknowledge officiating mistakes in the final two minutes of a game. It’s the NBA’s version … Continue reading

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Warriors haven’t been in a lot of crunch-time situations this season, but they haven’t done well when they have been

At 27-5, the Warriors haven’t had a lot of games that have come down to crunch time. But in the few they’ve had, they haven’t done particularly well — at the offensive end at least. We’re still talking about a … Continue reading

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More thoughts on Warriors-Cavs; offensive pecking orders; Curry’s delicate role & who’s Golden State’s go-to guy?

The Cavs-Warriors game was so good, there’s still plenty more to talk about. Golden State let a 14-point, fourth quarter lead slip away and the Cavs walked away with a stunning 109-108 victory in Quicken Loans Arena. On “Warriors WrapUp,” … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Cavs rally from 14 down to stun Golden State; Irving’s big shot; Curry’s struggles; Cleveland’s defense

It was a Christmas Day classic between the Warriors and Cavaliers on Sunday. The game was intense, had a playoff feeling and it very well could have been a preview of the 2017 NBA Finals. The Cavaliers rallied from a … Continue reading

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‘NBA This Week’: All things Warriors-Cavs; interview with Fred McLeod, Cavs play-by-play, Tim Bontemps, Washington Post

It’s the biggest game of the year and we all saw it coming when the schedule came out: Warriors at Cleveland, Christmas Day. That was obviously the overriding theme to this week’s “NBA This Week” show on 95.7 FM The … Continue reading

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Aschburner: on Warriors’ place in NBA history, why old-timers are criticizing Curry, what’s up with the Cavs, & more

Steve Aschburner is one of the best NBA writers going, and it’s been that way for a while. He is a senior writer at NBA.com and before that he worked for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Milwaukee Journal. His perspective … Continue reading

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Thunder and Cavaliers must look like same team to Warriors

There remains plenty of sentiment out there that the Oklahoma City Thunder are still the toughest matchup for the Warriors. It’s not a crazy notion, either. Yes, the Warriors completed a three-game season sweep of OKC at Oracle on Thursday … Continue reading

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Blowout at Portland showed why Warriors needed Varejao

The Portland game had to be the one that convinced the Warriors’ front office to go out and get Anderson Varejao or at least get serious about another big. General manager Bob Myers, et al., were thinking of it before … Continue reading

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Varejao could be factor sooner rather than later for Warriors

If the Warriors win back-to-back NBA titles, it won’t be because of Anderson Varejao. But there’s a very real possibility that if they do win another championship this year, you’ll look back and say: They couldn’t have done it without … Continue reading

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