Rockets Blast Off

Tracy McGrady scored 34 points to lead the Houston Rockets over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 90-81 in Cleveland. It was the fourth straight game in which McGrady scored more than 30 points and the team’s second-straight road win. LeBron James led

Hughes Surgery Successful

Cavaliers guard Larry Hughes underwent successful surgery to repair his fractured right long finger this morning at the Cleveland Clinic. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jeffrey Lawton with Cavaliers Head Team Physician Dr. Richard Parker attending. Hughes is projected

Cavs waive backup center Zendon Hamilton, Sasha Pavlovic activated

Backup center Zendon Hamilton was waived Thursday hours before the club would have had to pay his full $719,000 salary for the season. Before playing the Houston Rockets, the club also activated forward Sasha Pavlovic, who has been out since

NBA stars battle to be sneaker king of the court

Stephanie Kang of the Wall Street Journal reports “Some of the fiercest competition in the National Basketball Association this season is happening off the court. A crowd of expensive signature shoes linked to pro players is challenging the market for

Hughes out with broken finger

Mary Schmitt Boyer from the Plain Dealer reports that Cavaliers guard Larry Hughes has a fracture in the knuckle of his right middle finger and will have surgery at the Cleveland Clinic later this week. He will be out of

Nike Ads

Scott Suttell, managing editor of Crain’s Cleveland Business tells us that Nike’s “Meet the LeBrons” ads, featuring Cavaliers star LeBron James as multiple characters talking about not much of anything (he’s selling shoes, naturally), get a B+ in this “Ad

LeBron James Doubtful for the 2008 Olympics?

HoopsHype released their list of who is interested in playing for the US basketball team in the 2008 Olympics. According to HoopsHype, LeBron James is listed as doubtful along with Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, Joe Johnson, Jason Kidd, Tracy McGready,

Boozer Feeling Better?

The Utah Jazz and forward Carlos Boozer are being cautious with their optimism, but it looks as if Boozer may come back sooner than expected. Boozer returned to practice Christmas Day and said the left hamstring he strained Oct. 6