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Exploring RPM

And the beat goes on. First, it was Ben Alamar, ESPN’s Director of Sports Analytics, who created quite the kerfuffle with his initial Kyrie Irving post on Dec. 22. Now, Jeremias Engelmann, the creator of ESPN’s Real Plus-Minus statistic, continued the lighting-rod topic with a follow-up post on Wednesday. The two posts have centered on a main

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LeBron calls Warriors “best team”, not a “rival”

Though the NBA title is essentially a two-team race, LeBron James won’t refer to the Golden State Warriors as the Cavaliers’ rival.

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Korver arrives: Cavs vs Kings, Behind the Box Score

The Cleveland Cavaliers finally had a chance to work in some plays for newly acquired Kyle Korver ahead of Friday night’s game in Sacramento against the Kings. The results were immediate as Korver was able to make a huge impact in this game and showcase some of the reasons why Cleveland is so excited by this addition to the team.

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Zoom Generation: Nike Basketball unveils LeBron James retro line

“It’s retro time.” — LeBron James

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Snowed in: Cavs at Trail Blazers, Behind the Box Score

It’s been a rough two games for the new look Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Cavs add Korver; LeBron still better than Kobe

Kobe Bryant fans need to stop comparing him to LeBron James. It is a disservice to Kobe that make him look bad because there is no comparison.

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Kind of Blue: Cavs At Jazz Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers – 92 Utah Jazz – 100 [Box Score] The Cavaliers left Utah on a sour note Tuesday, losing to the Jazz 100-92. Entering the game with the third ranked defense in the NBA by defensive rating, the Jazz bottled up the Cavs’ potent offense, holding them to just 36.5 percent shooting from the floor and

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Kyle Korver’s availability hindered by Mike Dunleavy, Hawks

Kyle Korver is ready to suit up with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but Mike Dunleavy is refusing to report to the Atlanta Hawks, thus holding up the process.

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It’s Not Always Sunny in Phoenix: Cavs-Suns, Behind the Box Score

The Cavaliers avoided turnover-ing their way out of a 22-point lead over the Phoenix Suns thanks to a big fourth quarter from LeBron James.

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Back to normal: Cavs vs Nets, Behind the Box Score

The Cleveland Cavaliers welcomed Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love back to the lineup Friday night as they faced the Brooklyn Nets in Brooklyn. Cleveland overcame slow starts from Kyrie and Love to build a big lead, and then hang on and survive a comeback attempt in the fourth quarter from the Nets.

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Cavs acquire sharpshooter Kyle Korver

Welcome to Cleveland, Kyle Korver.

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Another night in the sick bay: Cavs vs Bulls, Behind the Box Score

With Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and JR Smith all out and LeBron James feeling under the weather as well, the Cleveland Cavaliers struggled on both ends of the floor against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure the 106-94 win.

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Kyrie’s on a Role

Kyrie Irving has seen a substantial jump in his assist rate. WFNY’s Jeff Nomina takes a look at why this has been the case.

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Cavs Survive Cold Night To Beat Pelicans: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers – 90 New Orleans Pelicans – 82 [Box Score] With Kyrie Irving resting a sore hamstring, the Cavaliers were looking for someone else to heat up. Little did they know, second-round draft pick Kay Felder would provide the firepower needed to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 90-82 on Monday night. The Cavaliers shot

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Never a Doubt: Celtics at Cavs Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers – 124 Boston Celtics – 118 [Box Score] Another big first quarter from Kevin Love helped the Cleveland Cavaliers jump out to a sizable lead over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, but it took another clutch performance from Kyrie Irving to secure the victory. The Boston Celtics came into the game tied for

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Best of 2016, Cavaliers

The Cavs Win It All: Top Stories of 2016 — No. 1

To no surprise, the Cleveland Cavaliers winning of the 2015-16 NBA Championship is WFNY’s top story of 2016. Re-live Game 7 with this excellent rewind.

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David Blatt Fired, Ty Lue Takes Over: Top Stories of 2016 – No. 3

It feels like forever ago, but the Cleveland Cavaliers’ firing of David Blatt ranks as WFNY’s No. 3 story of 2016.

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Motown Hangover: Cavs at Pistons, Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (23-7) 90 Detroit Pistons (15-18) 106 [Box Score] Just over 26 hours after taking care of the “Super Team” Golden State Warriors in the rematch of the 2016 Finals on Christmas Day, the Cleveland Cavaliers had the pleasure of traveling northwest to the Palace of Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons

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Cavs-Warriors, Game 8: Behind the Box Score

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors pick up where they left off in what served as Game 8 of last summer’s NBA Finals, the Cavaliers emerging with a well-earned victory.

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Nets Zero: Nets at Cavs Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers – 119 Brooklyn Nets – 99 [Box Score] Twas the night before Christmas (Eve), and the Cavaliers were facing the woeful Brooklyn Nets before their big Christmas Day game against the Golden State Warriors. The team had just learned that starting shooting guard J.R. Smith’s thumb injury, which was originally thought to sideline

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