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2016-17 news and analysis

One play that helps explain the Cavs’ Game 1 loss

Uncharacteristic turnovers from LeBron James helped doom Cleveland.

Three things we learned in Cavaliers-Warriors Game 1

We knew what the Cavaliers had to do in Game 1. They weren’t able to.

Cavaliers vs Warriors: past, present and future

What events helped create the buzz for this year’s Finals, and what its result will mean moving forward.

Fear the Sword staff predictions for Cavs-Warriors

Cavs in six is a popular choice.

NBA Finals Q&A with Golden State of Mind

Our Warriors counterparts answer a few questions about the Finals.

Cavs vs. Warriors Finals schedule set

The match-up we’ve all been waiting for is finally here.

Cavaliers-Warriors III series preview

The third installment of the series everyone has been begging for is almost here.

Tristan Thompson is the Cavaliers’ X-factor

If the Cavaliers are going to repeat, Tristan Thompson will need to look like a star

When the bench units come in, the Cavaliers have the upper hand

The attention will be deservedly focused on the starters, but the Cavaliers have to take advantage when the bench units are on the court.

What to make of the head coaching matchup between Brown and Lue

Tyronn Lue vs. Mike Brown promises intriguing storylines

The Cavaliers and Warriors could be the greatest rivalry in NBA history

It’s impossible to project the future, but we may be watching the greatest rivalry in NBA history.

Can Channing Frye play against the Warriors?

With rotations shrinking and a bad match-up looming, it is unlikely we see much more of Channing Frye in 2017

Wait to decide LeBron James’ legacy

Give the LeBron-Michael Jordan comparisons a break.

Understanding the Cavs’ newfound defensive success

The Cavs have altered their defensive scheme in the playoffs. But can their success continue against Warriors?

LeBron, Durant and the rivalry that never happened

But maybe it still can.

Griffin: “I hope everybody says we have no chance.”

The Cavs’ GM loves being in the underdog role.

How the Cavaliers can defeat the Warriors

A guide to how the Cavaliers can once again upset the Warriors and repeat as Champions.

3 things we learned from the Cavs series victory over the Celtics

For the last year, we’ve all expected a three-match in the NBA Finals between the Cavs and Warriors, and that moment has finally arrived.

LeBron on breaking Jordan’s scoring record: “I did it just being me.”

Growing up, LeBron James wanted to be like Mike, now he’s beginning to surpass him.

LeBron passes Jordan in all-time in playoff scoring

James has 5,989 points and counting in the postseason.

About Kyrie’s Game 4 and The Perks of Being a Wallflower

How Kyrie Irving’s huge Game 4 unlocked the blueprint for the Cavaliers as LeBron James ages.

LeBron and Irving expected to play

While neither will be 100 percent, both Cavs playmakers are expected to play Thursday.

Bucks may pursue David Griffin

Yet another team has shown interest in the Cavs free agent general manager

Lue says the Celtics are harder to plan for than the Warriors

Some interesting comments from the Cavs’ head coach.

LeBron lauds Kyrie for his epic Game 4

“He was born for these moments.”

3 things we learned from Cavs-Celtics Game 4

Following a surprising loss at home against the Isaiah Thomas-less Celtics, the Cavs turned it around in the second half of Game 4

How Kyrie Irving might have saved the season

Despite doubts about whether he can carry a team, the young guard is putting together quite a list of playoff performances.

Kyrie Irving is as comfortable as ever, and it has the Cavs on the brink of the NBA Finals

With LeBron James in foul trouble, Kyrie Irving played like a superstar

Podcast: Bad habits return for the Cavs

The Chase Down breaks down a weird weekend for the wine and gold.

How Isaiah Thomas’ injury slowed down the Cavs

With no Isaiah Thomas to key on in Game 3, the Cavs lost the intensity that had them playing their best basketball.

Why the Cavs’ Game 3 loss doesn’t matter

This is still not a series.

What Isaiah Thomas being out will mean for the Celtics

With the Eastern Conference Finals already out of hand, the Celtics learn they will be without their best player the rest of the way.