Without Irving, the Cavs will rely on others to pick up the scoring slack.
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.
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.
Carmelo Anthony doesn’t appreciate people questioning his desire to play in the NBA All-Star Game this weekend at Madison Square Garden.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carmelo Anthony tripped, stumbled and fell. The New York Knicks picked themselves up and won without him.
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.
Kyrie Irving put in a memorable performance as the Cavs gave the Knicks everything they could handle. New York escaped with a tight victory.
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?
Nearly three months after winning the National Championship, Kentucky broke an NBA Draft record with six players selected.
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.