Tag Archives: LeBron James

Podcast: Cavaliers and Warriors Closing In On Third Finals Matchup

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The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are on a collision course to meet in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive season. Both teams have yet to lose a game during the 2017 NBA playoffs, with Kevin Durant quickly adjusting to his new home with the Warriors and LeBron James somehow finding a way to  elevate his game. 

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Podcast: LeBron James Inks $100 Million Deal

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LeBron James became the highest paid player in the NBA for the first time in his 13-year career Friday afternoon. Cleveland retained the four-time MVP by signing him to a three-year, $100 million contract extension. The deal will pay James $31 million next year, the most in the NBA, and $33.3 million in 2017-18, the highest in league history.

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Podcast: Cleveland is the NBA’s Latest Title Town

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One game elevated the status of LeBron James into the same realm as the greatest players ever to step onto an NBA court. A triple-double Sunday night — just the third ever recorded in a Game 7 during the NBA Finals —completed the most improbable comeback in championship round history. The Cavaliers managed to erase a 3-1 series deficit and toppled the …

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James Delivers on Championship Promise to Cleveland

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All LeBron James had left as the final buzzer sounded were tears to shed. Once a 93-89 victory was sealed, James fell to the ground, hunched over unable to process the moment that finally happened. A 27 point, 11 rebound, 11 assist, three block, two steal effort from James, just the third triple-double effort in a Game 7 of the …

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James Can Sway Career Narrative with a Game 7 Win

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For a decade, LeBron James has made conquering the Eastern Conference his routine. A team led by James has qualified for the title round seven times during the 10-year span, a feat only equalled by the dominant Boston squads shepherded by Bill Russell in the 1960’s. Only reaching the summit has proven to be elusive for James, as he has …

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Transcendent Performance from James Lifts Cleveland

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For the second straight game, LeBron James put the entire burden of his franchise and the city of Cleveland on his back. The Cavaliers have yet to capture an NBA championship in their 46 years of existence, while Cleveland has gone over five decades without a title celebration. Facing elimination for the second consecutive game, James submitted proved he is the …

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Star Paring Keeps Cleveland’s Title Hopes Alive

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A year ago LeBron James came as close as anyone to dragging an entire franchise to a title by himself. Monday night in Oakland, James had plenty of help. The duo of James and Kyrie Irving both poured in 41 points — becoming the first pair of teammates to register 40 point performances in a championship game in league history — provided …

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Podcast: Warriors Hoping to Close Out Series

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  The Warriors are just a win away from knocking out Cleveland in the NBA Finals for the second consecutive season. Only a pair of hurdles remain. The team will have to play Monday night without All-Star forward Draymond Green, as he drew a one game suspension after accumulating his fourth flagrant foul of the 2016 playoffs, just the second …

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Cavaliers Dominate Game 3 of Finals

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Cleveland lost the opening tip, but not much else during a critical Game 3 of the NBA Finals. With the potential of falling behind three games in the series, the Cavaliers seized control from the opening minute and never relented during a convincing 120-90 victory over Golden State Wednesday night. Such an effort was needed to derail the all-time winningest …

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Waiver Watch: James Contemplating Future in Cleveland

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  Once again LeBron James is toying the idea of building an elite championship contender, only the location has yet to be determined. As the Cavaliers prepare for a second straight run to the NBA Finals, some recent statements from James may reflect that he will be searching for a new home next season. James has taken to social media …

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