PODCAST: Cavs in 7, a.k.a “Don’t Bet Against LeBron”

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Rule of thumb: Don’t bet against LeBron James. Yes, the Golden State Warriors have three players who can defend him: Draymond Green, Harrison Barnes and Andre Iguodala. Yes, the Golden State Warriors have the reigning MVP in Stephen Curry. Yes, the Warriors are healthier. Yes, the Warriors have home court advantage, having lost only three times all season at Oracle Arena. But does anybody out there really want to state that Stephen Curry is a better all-around player than LeBron James? Does anybody out there have

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Sprung: An analytic look at LeBron James’ polarizing postseason

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For the fifth straight year, LeBron James is going to the NBA Finals. How do his numbers stack up this season versus the past four seasons? It’s quite interesting. James is deserving of all the praise he’s getting after becoming the first player to reach five consecutive NBA Finals since the dynastic Boston Celtics of decades ago. James has been asked to do more for the Cleveland Cavaliers on offense than even in his early-career Cavs days, and it’s taken a toll

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Sheridan: “Swallowed Whistle” defined Cavs’ 2007 NBA Finals

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If you ask any Clevelander what the defining moment was of the 2007 postseason, a vast majority will recall what remains one of the signature greatest moments of LeBron James’ career — the time he scored 29 of the Cavs’ final 30 points of their Game 5 double-overtime victory over Detroit at the Palace of Auburn Hills. It is a great memory, one that remains vivid in my mind because I was at that game, sitting along the baseline, and was

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NBA players react to LeBron James reaching his fifth straight Finals, Brandon Jennings says Warriors win in 6

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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers were the favorites to make it to the NBA Finals before the season started, and while the road to it wasn’t always pretty, that’s exactly where they are headed now after running the shorthanded Atlanta Hawks out of the gym 118-88 for a series sweep on Tuesday. James, who scored a game-high 23 points to go with nine rebounds, seven assists, two steals and a block, has now made it to the Finals for the

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PODCAST: Scotto on James Harden, Stephen Curry, LeBron James and NBA Playoffs

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James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points to help the Houston Rockets avoid elimination in Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors. During the game, Stephen Curry took a hard and awkward fall resulting in a head contusion as the basketball world held its collective breath. Meanwhile, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from advancing to the NBA Finals without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving limited with a knee injury. On the other hand, the Atlanta

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