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CAVS RELEASE 2017-18 FULL SCHEDULE

Whether Kyrie Irving is there to play with LeBron James or not, the Cleveland Cavaliers know who, when and where they will be playing their 82 regular season game for the upcoming 2017-18.

Cavaliers 2017-18 Printable Schedule

 

 

2015-16 NBA PREVIEW PODCAST WITH MARC KESTECHER

In this Podcast I go 1 on 1 with ESPN NBA radio and TV Play-By-Play man Marc Kestecher.

Marc Kestecher

 

2015-16 NBA PREVIEW PODCAST WITH JOE KOTOCH

In this Podcast I go 1 on 1 with Sheridanhoops.com and Probasketballdraft.com’s Joe Kotoch.

Joe Kotoch

 

2015-16 NBA PREVIEW PODCAST WITH SAM AMICO

In this Podcast I go 1 on 1 with AmicoHoops.net and Cavs beat reporter for FoxsportsOhio.com, Sam Amico.

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2015-16 NBA PREVIEW PODCAST WITH JOHN MICHAEL

In this Podcast I go 1 on 1 with the Cavaliers radio Play-By-Play man John Michael.

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2015-16 NBA PREVIEW PODCAST WITH JASON LLOYD

In this Podcast I go 1 on 1 with the Akron Beacon Journal Cavs beat reporter Jason Lloyd.

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2015-16 NBA PREVIEW PODCAST WITH DAVE McMENAMIN

In this Podcast I go 1 on 1 with ESPN.com’s Cavs/NBA writer Dave McMenamin.

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2015-16 NBA PREVIEW and PREDICTIONS

Here’s what I came up with after looking into my crystal basketball for the 2015-16 NBA season.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF TEAMS:

1. Cleveland Cavaliers      (56-26)

2. Chicago Bulls

3. Miami Heat

4. Washington Wizards

5. Toronto Raptors

6. Atlanta Hawks

7. Milwaukee Bucks

8. Boston Celtics

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF TEAMS:

1. Golden State Warriors (58-24)

2. San Antonio Spurs

3. Oklahoma City Thunder

4. Houston Rockets

5. Los Angeles Clippers

6. Memphis Grizzlies

7. New Orleans Pelicans

8. Utah Jazz

 

EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS:

Cleveland Cavaliers over Chicago Bulls

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS:

San Antonio Spurs over Golden State Warriors

 

NBA FINALS:

Cleveland Cavaliers over San Antonio Spurs

NBA MVP:

LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James Arms In The Air Postgame 2015

I expect “King James” to pick up his 5th NBA MVP trophy this season!

NBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:

Jahlil Okafor – Philadelphia 76ers

NBA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

Anthony Davis – New Orleans Pelicans

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

C.J. McCollum – Portland Trail Blazers

 

ALL NBA 1ST TEAM:

Steph Curry – Golden State Warriors

James Harden – Houston Rockets

Kevin Durant – Oklahoma City Thunder

LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers

Anthony Davis – New Orleans Pelicans

 

ALL NBA 2ND TEAM: Chris Paul, Kawhi Leonard, Blake Griffin, DeMarcus Cousins and Marc Gasol

CAVS – NEWS, NOTES AND NUMBERS

Cavs are now 10-2 this postseason.

Cavs are now 6-1 on the road this postseason.

Cavs are 4-1 at home this postseason.

Kyrie Irving Ingame Dribble Closer vs Celtics Game 2

Cavs are now 44-11 in their last 55 games counting the regular season and postseason. That’s a winning percentage of (.800).

Cavs are now 20-9 in their last 29 road games counting the regular season and the postseason. That’s a winning percentage of (.690).

Cavs through 12 playoff games this season are holding opponents to just 91.4 points per game and 41 percent shooting from the field. They are the top defensive team in the NBA Playoffs.

Cavs have surrendered just 73, 89 and 82 points in their last 3 playoff games this season, all 3 on the road, and all 3 wins.

Cavs held the Hawks to 31 percent shooting and 38 points in the second half of Game #1 and 34 percent shooting and just 33 points in the second half of Game #2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Cavs have held the Hawks to 20 percent shooting (9-49) from 3-point country in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Cavs All-NBA First Team small forward LeBron James is averaging 27.2ppg-9.9rpg-8apg over the first 12 playoff games and 30.5ppg-8.5rpg-8.5apg vs Atlanta in the ECF.

LeBron James Dunk vs Hawks Game 1 - ECF

Cavs leading scorer LeBron James is 14-0 in NBA Playoff series’ when leading that series 2 games to none. (Courtesy of ESPN Stats)

Cavs have 6 players averaging in double figures versus Atlanta in the ECF – LBJ-30.5ppg, J.R. Smith-18.5ppg, Tristan Thompson 10.5ppg and 13rpg, Timofey Mozgov 10ppg, Iman Shumpert 10ppg and Kyrie Irving 10ppg.

Cavs next game in the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals is Sunday night at 8:30p at Quicken Loans Arena.

Cavs “Magic Number” to win the NBA Championship is 6.

 

PODCAST ON CAVS 97-89 WIN OVER HAWKS IN GAME #1 OF THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

My thoughts on the Cavaliers Game #1 victory over the Hawks in Atlanta 97-89 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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JR Smith and LeBron James Podium Postgame vs Hawks Game 1 ECF 5-20-15