Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 4, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kyrie Irving Undergoes Knee Surgery As Cavs Look To Rebound In Finals

Without Irving, the Cavs will rely on others to pick up the scoring slack.

06/06/2015

Cleveland's Iman Shumpert shoots against the Knicks on Feb. 22, 2015. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert Help Cavaliers Clobber Knicks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 18 points, J.R. Smith had 17 and hooked up with Iman Shumpert on a dazzling dunk in their return to the New York, and the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the Knicks 101-83 on Sunday.

02/23/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on Feb. 2, 2015. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Skills And Dunking On Display In Brooklyn

The NBA All-Star game is tomorrow night, but for many fans, the real action is tonight with various skills competitions and the slam-dunk competition.

02/14/2015

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Anthony Takes Issue With Those Criticizing His All-Star Game Crusade

Carmelo Anthony doesn’t appreciate people questioning his desire to play in the NBA All-Star Game this weekend at Madison Square Garden.

02/13/2015

LeBron James wears an "I Can't Breathe" shirt during warmups before Cleveland's game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

LeBron On Garner Protest Shirt: ‘It Was A Message To The Family’

The statement from the players came before a game in Brooklyn that was attended by Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.

12/09/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 5: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on from the bench during their game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on November 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jumping Off The LeBron James Bandwagon

LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.

11/07/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images) shoots against the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' homecoming at Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sorry, LeBron! Knicks Bounce Back In Big Way To Spoil James’ Homecoming

Cleveland, after waiting months to celebrate LeBron James’ return with a rip-roaring party, was in a state of shock following a 95-90 loss to the Knicks on Thursday night.

10/31/2014

DeMarcus Cousins #12 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team rebounds against the Dominican Republic National Team on August 20, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. GarrabrantNBAE via Getty Images)

US Routs Dominicans In Exhibition As Derrick Rose Rests

With Rose sitting out, Kyrie Irving started and made all five shots, scoring 12 points as the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

08/21/2014

Kyrie Irving (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Kyrie Irving’s Latest Injury

As for any sprain, Irving’s injury will be graded from one to three, with a Grade 1 being a mild stretch of the ligaments that stabilize the joint, a Grade 2 causing more significant disruption and a Grade 3 being a complete rupture of the AC ligaments.

03/11/2013

The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler dunks against the Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on March 4, 2013. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose Melo, Then Stage Character-Driven Come-From-Behind Win

Carmelo Anthony tripped, stumbled and fell. The New York Knicks picked themselves up and won without him.

03/04/2013

Steve Novak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Steve Novak, James White To Participate In ASG Competitions

Knicks forwards Steve Novak and James White will take part in NBA All-Star Game competitions on February 16 in Houston, the NBA announced on Thursday night.

02/08/2013

Anderson Varejao of the Cleveland Cavaliers tries to get around Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks on December 15, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Win A Close One, Escape With Tight Victory Over Cavs

Kyrie Irving put in a memorable performance as the Cavs gave the Knicks everything they could handle. New York escaped with a tight victory.

12/15/2012

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Lichtenstein: Talent, Not Arena, Giving Nets Boost At Home

Forget the glitz. I wanted to know, was this going to be a building that rocked for a team it truly loved, like in Boston? In the fourth quarter, could the crowd boost their team through adversity, like in Manhattan?

11/14/2012

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Rothstein Files: High-Fives From NBA Draft

Nearly three months after winning the National Championship, Kentucky broke an NBA Draft record with six players selected.

06/29/2012

Kyrie Irving (credit: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hometown Hero And NBA Star Kyrie Irving Giving Back To St. Pat’s

It has been a whirlwind 2 years for West Orange-native and NBA star Kyrie Irving, but now he is giving back to his community and trying to help St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth stay open.

06/15/2012

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