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LeBron James Beat Reporter — Plain Dealer

Reporter for the Northeast Ohio Media Group covering LeBron James as an NBA superstar, budding biz mogul, philanthropist, actor, and Akron kid.

LeBron James survives rough 4th quarter in latest win: Joe Vardon's instant analysis — CLEVELAND - LeBron James led all players with 20 points in a battle of ineptitude won by the Cavaliers over the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers (18-56) have been inept all season. Cleveland, just for most of its 87-86 win on Sunday.

Around the NBA: Part of Cavs’ playoff preparation: rest — Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt used a little metaphor about the weather to describe where his team sits with eight games left in the regular season. "We made it through the tornado," he said yesterday after practice. "We're sort of in the hole of the tornado right now."

Cavaliers coach David Blatt pondering when, whether to rest LeBron James and Kyrie Irving with easier schedule — INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Cavaliers coach David Blatt used a little metaphor about the weather to describe where his team sits with eight games left. "We made it through the tornado," Blatt said Saturday after practice. "We're sort of in the hole of the tornado right now.

LeBron James playing in the post in Cavaliers' loss to Brooklyn is 'not something I love to do extensively' — BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- LeBron James doesn't like to play the "four" spot on the floor, at least not for long stretches. It's the spot typically occupied by the power forward. James, a 6-8 "small" forward, prefers to play on the wing, where he can better initiate the offense or drive to the hoop.

LeBron James good, Brooklyn Nets better: Joe Vardon's instant analysis — BROOKLYN, N.Y.- LeBron James scored 24 points and collected nine assists but the Nets toughed out a 106-98 win over his Cavaliers. James was efficient, shooting 8-of-15 and adding five rebounds and five steals against three turnovers. But it was Brooklyn that hung tight in the fourth quarter for its first win over the Cavs in four tries this year.

Talk Cavaliers with Chris Haynes and Joe Vardon this afternoon from 12:30 to 1:30 — NEW YORK -- The Cavaliers are rolling. With or without Kevin Love. And especially when they have a day to practice. Ahead of Cleveland's game tonight against the Brooklyn Nets, the Northeast Ohio Media Group's Chris Haynes and Joe Vardon will be here to take all of your Cavs questions over lunch, beginning at 12:30.

When David Blatt gets a chance to coach LeBron James and the Cavaliers at practice, they dominate — MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The ball started in Kyrie Irving's hands and flipped over to Kevin Love. Love bounced it to LeBron James on the baseline, who flung it back out to the top of the key to Irving. Irving shifted it over to J.R. Smith, who found James standing alone in the corner.

LeBron James plays his part in dismantling the Memphis Grizzlies: Joe Vardon's instant analysis — MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Hours before the Cavaliers crushed the Memphis Grizzlies on their home floor, LeBron James said his team had already put the league on notice. And then, a 111-89 thumping of the West's second-best team later, James and Co. effectively sent the NBA another message.

LeBron James said Cavaliers have already sent message to NBA — Memphis, Tenn. -- The Cavaliers and Grizzlies meet tonight as the respective No. 2 seeds in the Eastern and Western conferences. Like so many of the other marquee matchups the Cavs have had the past couple months -- mostly won by Cleveland -- LeBron James doesn't view this as an opportunity to make a statement.

LeBron James' family and friend mark the NCAA's Sweet 16 in Cleveland this week — MEMPHIS, Tenn. - LeBron James has not one, but two rooting interests in the NCAA men's basketball regional in Cleveland this week, to the point where he's almost guaranteed to be sitting courtside at The Q on Saturday night.
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Mar 29, 2015

The Cavs won't practice until Wednesday. Don't play again until Thursday

Mar 29, 2015

Blatt says Love took elbow to back and Shumpert jammed an ankle

Mar 29, 2015

LeBron James survives rough 4th quarter in latest win: My instant analysis

Mar 29, 2015

Cleveland's last points were on a Mozgov putback with 4:04. Since: 0-6 from the field

Mar 29, 2015

It's been more than 3 minutes since anyone -- on either team -- has scored

Mar 29, 2015

Shumpert hurt his ankle on a dunk. Love left the game after he could barely reach a pass. His back hurts. And Cavs lead Sixers by 1. sheesh

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