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2009-08-07 14:53:47

Reigning NBA MVP LeBron James is undecided about his future with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Plain Dealer said Friday. Ongoing media reports this year have said the 6-foot-8 inch guard/forward will leave Cleveland when he becomes a free agent after next summer. I signed a contract in 2006 with an option, James told the newspaper at the launch of his new Nike Air Max LeBron VII sneakers in Akron. It would make no sense for me to sign that contract if I didn't keep my options open. I'll let...

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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....

2009-04-24 21:03:53

LeBron James made six points in a 13-0 run early in the fourth period Friday, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 79-68 victory over Detroit. The Cavaliers took a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven, first-round series and can finish off the Pistons when Detroit hosts the fourth game Sunday. No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series. Cleveland scored only nine points in the third period and found itself locked in a 58-58 tie 2 minutes deep into the fourth quarter....

2009-04-13 21:04:42

LeBron James scored 37 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers locked up the best record in the NBA Monday with a 117-109 win over the Indiana Pacers. Cleveland (66-15) finished its road schedule with a 27-14 record. The Cavaliers will attempt to tie the 1985-86 Boston team for an NBA-record 40-1 home mark when they host Philadelphia on Wednesday. Delonte West added 20 points in Cleveland's fifth straight win. Mo Williams had 16 points and eight assists and Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 16 points and 11...

2009-03-31 21:45:54

LeBron James had 25 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday, fueling the Cleveland Cavaliers' 13th straight win, 79-73 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavaliers, who already have locked up the Central Division title, improved to a 36-1 at home this season and now have a 5 1/2-game lead over Boston and Orlando for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers have a three-game lead over the Los Angeles Lakers for the best record in the NBA. Richard Hamilton led Detroit scoring with just 13...

2009-03-27 21:53:12

LeBron James turned in a typical performance Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to their 11th straight victory by drubbing Minnesota 107-85. With six games remaining on its own court in the regular season, Cleveland boosted its home record to 34-1 and improved its NBA-best overall record to 59-13, one game ahead of the Los Angeles Lakers (58-14). James scored 25 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and handed out seven assists. Mo Williams added 22 points and Delonte West had 13. Kevin Love and...

2009-03-17 21:11:33

LeBron James had 43 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and four steals Tuesday for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who beat the Orlando Magic 97-93. Mo Williams added 21 points and Anderson Varejao 12 in the victory, while Zydrunas Ilgauskas contributed 12 rebounds. Cleveland has now won 10 of its last 11 games and improved its home record this season to 30-1. Rafer Alston scored 23 points and Courtney Lee 19 for Orlando. Dwight Howard added 13 points and 15 rebounds. James scored the game's last...

2009-03-15 20:25:06

Cleveland's Mo Williams scored 23 points and LeBron James had 19 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds Sunday in a 98-93 Cavaliers win over the New York Knicks. Williams was 5-for-5 from 3-point range. Delonte West added 13 points for the Cavs, who have won five straight games and have already clinched the Central Division title in the Eastern Conference. Al Harrington tallied 26 points and Nate Robinson had 20 points and seven assists for the Knicks, who are 1 1/2 games out of the final...

2009-02-04 22:17:22

LeBron James poured in 52 points and recorded a triple-double Wednesday, allowing Cleveland to fight off New York 107-102. Two nights after the Knicks surrendered a Madison Square Garden-record 61 points to Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, James produced his season-high total. He also had 11 assists and 10 rebounds, becoming the first player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975 to put together a triple-double while scoring 50 points. New York also became the first NBA team in 47 years to...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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