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Drake owes French Montana a lot of money after the Cavaliers won the NBA Finals Sunday night. French took to his personal Snapchat to put his friend on blast for choosing Steph Curry and the Warriors over LeBron James and the Cavaliers. “Shout-out to my brother Drizzy Drake for that 60 bands, ‘cause you ain’t […]

photo: getty images: Richard Jefferson announced his retirement from professional basketball after the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in Game 7 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Sunday night. Although Jefferson came off the bench for the Cavaliers, he played an integral role in the team’s ability to shake off […]

There will be a Game 7 in the NBA Finals on Sunday night in Oakland. The Cleveland Cavaliers became just the third team in NBA history to force a Game 7 after being down, 3-1, in the series after a 115-101 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena Thursday […]

Orange barrels surround Quicken Loans Arena, just a day before the Cavs are due back home for Game 3 in the NBA Finals. Streets are torn up, sidewalks are covered in caution tape and fans are frustrated. It’s all in an effort to spruce up the Q before the Republican National Convention comes to Cleveland […]

Down in a series for the first time in the 2016 NBA Playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers had no answer for the physicality and effort, and proved to be no match for the reigning champion Golden State Warriors, and suffered a 110-77 loss in Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, […]

For many African-American men, basketball is more than a game — it’s a way of life. A new book claims that basketball is even a religious experience for many Black men. The spiritual relationship between Black men and basketball — specifically streetball — is detailed in the new book, Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and […]

For many African-American men, basketball is more than a game — it’s a way of life. A new book claims that basketball is even a religious experience for many Black men. The spiritual relationship between Black men and basketball — specifically streetball — is detailed in the new book, Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and […]

The Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a furious second-half rally from the Atlanta Hawks and outscored the opposition by 12 points down the stretch to earn a 104-93 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Quicken Loans Arena Monday night. In order to withstand the rally, the Cavaliers turned a pair of late Hawks […]

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When Steph Curry slipped on a wet spot in Game 4 of the Warriors’ first round series against the Houston Rockets, everyone had a feeling it would be more serious than the ankle injury that had kept him out of Game 3. Now, the word has officially come down, and it’s not the end of the […]

Loyola University plans to investigate its women’s basketball program after allegations of player mistreatment surfaced involving the team coached by Sheryl Swoopes. The investigation will be conducted by the university, team spokesman Leo Krause said Saturday. The details of the allegations have not been released, but Krause confirmed that 10 of the 12 players that […]

LeBron James wore a black blazer and watched from the bench and all the starters for Cleveland and Detroit rested for their first-round playoff matchup as Jodie Meeks scored 20 to lead the Pistons to a 112-110 overtime win against the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. James rushed onto the court to celebrate when Jordan McRae’s […]

Kobe Bryant finished up his NBA career in style, scoring 60 points in leading the Lakers back to a stunning 101-96 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Lakers trailed by double figures at halftime and throughout much of the second half, but Bryant sank some vintage spectacular […]