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Conspiracy theories flourish after Cavs’ Game 3 meltdown
May 22nd, 2017 at 6:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** By Jim Litke AP Sports Columnist Did you know NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was so worried about the league's TV ratings that he rang up LeBron James and told him to take it easy on the Celtics? Me neither. But then, I didn't know Michael Jordan's first retirement was actually a...

Visiting Celtics shock Cavaliers to win Game 3
May 21st, 2017 at 10:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** CLEVELAND (AP) â?? Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in...

Cavaliers enjoy a laugher in 130-86 rout of Celtics in Game 2
May 19th, 2017 at 11:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** BOSTON (AP) â?? LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Cleveland led...

LeBron over MJ? That kind of talk simply won’t fly — not yet, anyway
May 18th, 2017 at 7:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nobody's perfect, not even the beloved media, so it shouldn't be too surprising that that the 2016-17 All-NBA teams were announced Thursday and the only unanimous first-teamer was â?¦ not Cleveland's LeBron James, the greatest player on the planet. It wasn't even Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, the first player to...

Jimmy Butler earns All-NBA Third Team honors after a stellar 2016-17
May 18th, 2017 at 3:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jimmy Butler is in no hurry to hear lip service from his front office on how much they value him. Especially since the message he received from the national media on Thursday spoke loud and clear. For ... Read Original Post at http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/jimmy-butler-earns-all-nba-third-team-honors-after-a-stellar-2016-17/ Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news...