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2009-06-02 22:33:50

Cleveland's LeBron James had successful surgery Tuesday to remove a benign growth near the right side of his jaw. The five-hour procedure, removed a growth of the parotid (salivary) gland. James is recovering at the Cleveland Clinic. The Cavaliers said James and his family have been aware of the issue for months, but decided to wait until the end of the season for the surgery. For James, the NBA's reigning MVP, averaged 28.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 7.2 assists this season when the...

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2009-05-11 21:05:12

LeBron James scored 27 points Monday to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 84-74 win over Atlanta and a sweep in their Eastern semifinals. James had eight rebounds and eight assists. Delonte West scored nine of his 21 points in the fourth quarter for the Cavaliers, who are in the conference finals for the second time in three seasons. They beat Detroit in six games in 2007 before being swept by San Antonio in the NBA Finals. Cleveland will face the winner of the Boston-Orlando series which is...

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2009-05-10 00:20:00

LeBron James scored 47 points Saturday to take the Cleveland Cavaliers within one game of a 4-0 sweep of Atlanta with a 97-82 win. The best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal will end if Cleveland wins Game 4 Monday night. Cleveland's lead was just 22-18 after the first period, but increased steadily and a 25-17 fourth quelled an Atlanta comeback. James, the NBA MVP, sank 5-of-10 3-pointers and also had 12 rebounds and eight assists. Zydrunas Ilgauskas scored 14 with eight rebounds....

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2009-05-07 21:58:26

LeBron James scored 27 points Thursday and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers blow the game open early en route to a 105-85 victory over Atlanta. The Cavaliers remained unbeaten in the playoffs, boosting their lead over Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 2-0 after having swept Detroit in the first round. Atlanta suffered greatly from the absence of center Al Horford, who missed the game with a sore right ankle. Horford sprained the ankle in the fifth game of Atlanta's opening-round...

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2009-05-04 10:59:34

Cleveland's LeBron James has won the voting for NBA most valuable player, newspapers in Ohio reported, citing league sources. The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland and the Akron Beacon Journal both said unnamed NBA sources confirmed the MVP vote. Cleveland Cavaliers officials scheduled a news conference for Monday at James's alma mater St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, to make the announcement, the newspapers said. James would also be honored prior to Tuesday's playoff game...

2009-04-26 18:23:41

LeBron James led Cleveland to a sweep of its playoff series with Detroit Sunday, scoring 36 points with 13 rebounds and eight assists in a 99-78 blowout. The Cavaliers move on to the Eastern Conference semifinals, where they will meet the winner of the Atlanta-Miami series. The Heat lead the Hawks 2-1, with Game 4 set for Monday in Miami. Cleveland sank 23 of 24 free throws against the Pistons, 16 of them by James. Mo Williams added 24 points for the Cavs. Antonio McDyess, with 26 points, was...

2009-04-18 18:03:41

LeBron James scored 38 points Saturday, powering Cleveland's 102-84 rout of Detroit in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal. James made his presence quickly by scoring 10 points in the first period and 21 by halftime. Cleveland's 57-45 lead at the break swelled to 91-74 when James sank an 18-foot jump shot with 5:35 left in the fourth period. Zydrunas Ilkgauskas, Mo Williams and Delonte West each scored 12 points for the winners. James also had eight rebounds and seven assists,...

2009-04-15 22:49:29

Andre Miller equaled his season best with 30 points Wednesday, helping carry Philadelphia to an unexpected 111-110 victory over Cleveland. With the Cavaliers resting their top players for the playoffs, Cleveland missed a chance to match the best regular-season home record in NBA history. Cleveland finished the campaign with a 39-2 home mark. The 1985-86 Boston Celtics set the record by going 40-1. Miller's two free throws with 16 seconds gave Philadelphia a three-point lead. After Daniel...

2009-04-08 21:30:15

LeBron James's 21 points Wednesday paced five players in double figures, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers roll to a 98-86 victory against the Washington Wizards. It helped Cleveland avenge a surprising 109-101 loss at Washington April 2, a loss that snapped its franchise-record 13-game winning streak. Wednesday, Cleveland built a 26-13 first quarter advantage to 48-37 at the break and its biggest lead was 68-45 on Mo Williams' 3-pointer with 4:45 left in the third period. Williams scored 14...

2009-04-05 15:37:09

LeBron James's dominant 38 points, seven assists and six rebounds Sunday carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 101-81 rout of the San Antonio Spurs. His 18 points helped Cleveland to a 28-27 advantage after the first period, and by halftime, when Cleveland led 55-42, he had scored 26 points. Delonte West scored 22 with six assists. Mo Williams also scored 22 with five rebounds and four assists, while Zydrunas Ilgauskas added eight points and 10 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who avoided a...


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