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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

New York Knicks Jalen Brunson tries to dribble the ball past Cleveland Cavaliers Donovan Mitchell in a high-stakes series of playoff games that ultimately eliminated the Cavaliers.

Cavaliers go down to the Knicks 1-4 in a disappointing string of loses, ending season

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been on the rise ever since LeBron James left in 2018. Every season they have improved up to now, when the team broke 50 wins in the regular season—a commendable feat. The...

Donovan Mitchell scored 43 points in the Cavs last game against Orlando Magic, scoring over 40 in their last four.

Cavs clinch first playoff spot since 2018

Tanishka Mhaskar, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

The Cleveland Cavaliers are on a roll. They’ve won seven of their last ten games, and clinched a playoff berth and home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. They’ve also notched their...

Now entering the free agency after nine years with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love has left his mark both on the court and on the city.

Kevin Love’s legacy in Cleveland

Jack Martin, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

On Feb. 18, power forward Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers reached a buyout agreement that sent the 34-year-old veteran into the free agency market. Love’s nine-year tenure in Cleveland was not...

Even though he has spent most of his career in the NBA G League, Mac McClung demonstrated his astounding skills in the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest on Feb. 18.

Mac McClung shines in an otherwise disappointing NBA All-Star Weekend

Ajeet Kalepu, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

The Utah Jazz hosted the 2023 NBA All Star Weekend at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City where the league’s biggest stars were on display.  The festivities began on Friday, Feb. 17 with the celebrity...

After leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a close win over the Philadelphia Eagles, Patrick Mahomes was named the MVP of Super Bowl LVII

Chiefs edge past Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Writer February 17, 2023

On Feb. 12, a beautiful and sunny Sunday in the Arizona desert, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles, the champions of the AFC and the NFC, respectively, faced off in Super Bowl LVII. The...

The Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles are set to face off against each other in the 2023 Super Bowl taking place on Feb. 12.

Eagles and Chiefs emerge from conference championships for Super Bowl LVII

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Last weekend during the conference championship games, fans turned their eyes to the final four teams that were vying for a spot in the 2023 Super Bowl, which will take place on Sunday Feb. 12 in Arizona.  The...

The Cavs celebrate their victory against the Bulls on Jan. 2, in which Donovan Mitchell (center) scored a Cleveland record-breaking 71 points.

Cavs hover in top 5 in Eastern Conference playoff race

Jack Martin, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

With the NBA All-Star break quickly approaching, the Cleveland Cavaliers are sitting comfortably with a 31-22 record as of Jan. 31. With only 29 games left in the regular season, the Cavs are No. 2 in...

Milwaukee Bucks centers Brook Lopez and Bobby Portis attempt to block Cleveland Cavaliers center Evan Mobley

Cavs tested against top teams in absence of Donovan Mitchell

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been a source of excitement this season, fueled by a strong core along with the offseason addition of All-Star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell. The team has hovered around...

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Isaac Okoro blocks Minnesota Timberwolves player Anthony Edwards in the Cavs loss on Jan. 14.

Cavs’ road woes continue against Timberwolves

Taniskha Mhaskar, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

The Cleveland Cavaliers surrendered a 110-102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Jan. 14 as they ran out of gas in their late game collapse. Cleveland won two of the five games on their road trip.  Power...

Shooting guards Caris LeVert (left) and Donovan Mitchell (right) go in for a high-five after leading the Cavs to victory against the 76ers.

Cavaliers impress with efficient scoring and tough defense in blowout win vs 76ers

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

On Nov. 30, the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Philadelphia 76ers in a high-profile Eastern Conference showdown. Nearly 20,000 fans filled the seats at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse to watch the young Cavs...

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