Cavaliers head coach David Blatt said he's been very impressed by J.R. Smith's defense.
Cavaliers head coach David Blatt said the team has not discussed shutting down Kyrie Irving (knee).
LeBron James said Tristan Thompson is one of the best pick-and-roll defenders in the NBA.
Cavaliers head coach David Blatt said he's hopeful that Kyrie Irving (knee) will be able to play in Game 2 on Friday.
Kyrie Irving (knee) said he's trying to gut through his knee injury, but added that it's one of the most frustrating stretches of his career.
LeBron James made 12-of-26 from the field for 31 points during a 97-89 Game 1 win on Wednesday, adding eight rebounds, six assists, one steal and four turnovers in 38 minutes.
Kyrie Irving played 27 minutes against the Hawks on Wednesday, scoring 10 points with three rebounds, six assists and two 3-pointers.
J.R. Smith caught fire against the Hawks during a Game 1 win on Wednesday, making 10-of-16 from the field for 28 points, eight rebounds, three assists, one steal, one block and eight 3-pointers.
Kyrie Irving (knee) will start against the Hawks on Wednesday night.
Kyrie Irving (knee) said that he is feeling good, and all signs point to him playing in Game 1 vs. the Hawks on Wednesday.
Tristan Thompson said that his bruised left shoulder is feeling better, and that he's "ready to bang" for Cleveland's Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Hawks.
Cavs coach David Blatt said that Kyrie Irving (knee, ankle) had "another light, but good day" at practice on Tuesday.
Kevin Love (shoulder) will not travel with the Cavs to Atlanta for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, as his shoulder still isn't quite ready for flying.
Kyrie Irving (knee) said he'll be ready to play in Wednesday's Game 1 against the Hawks.
Updating a previous item, Kyrie Irving (knee) went through practice on Monday and vowed to play in Game 1.