Cavaliers and Spurs pick up road victories

Cavaliers and Spurs pick up road victories

Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points apiece as the Spurs took game three. Leonard grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out seven assists while Aldridge collected seven rebounds. The game was the first time the Spurs were without Tony Parker since 2001…

Spurs and Cavaliers take 2-0 series leads

Spurs and Cavaliers take 2-0 series leads

Kyrie Irving (37), Kevin Love (27) and LeBron James (25) combined for 89 points as the Cavaliers took a 2-0 lead in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. James (10) and Love (11) combined for 21 rebounds. Paul George (32) and Jeff Teague (23) combined for 55 points for the Pacers…

Justin Harper signs with Brooklyn Nets

Justin Harper signs with Brooklyn Nets

Harper joins the Nets after spending the 2014-15 season with S.S. Felice Scandone in Italy’s Serie A. He was second on his team with 12.4 points per game, shooting 51.9 percent from the floor. Originally selected with the 32nd pick (second round) of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Harper was dealt to the Orlando Magic on draft night…

Cleveland sneaks out a victory in first battle against Chicago

Cleveland sneaks out a victory in first battle against Chicago

Friday night actually felt like the first battle, however small, of a bloody war between superpowers. These teams channeled the best (and worst) of themselves and delivered an OT romp that, eventually, netted Cleveland its first win of the redux-LeBron era. The game also delivered a controversial call that Chicago fans will hang onto for weeks. Let’s make sense of this late-October game, which included vintage LeBron James, Hinrich playing superhero ball (!) and Rose not playing the full game because of a (non-knee) injury…