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LeBron James and David Blatt involved in controversial altercation

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The problems and rumours surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers are currently helping to ruin a season the Ohio franchise should have remembered for better reasons.

Despite signing players such as LeBron James, Kevin Love and Shawn Marion along with a new head coach in David Blatt, they were set for a successful year.

It hasn't quite worked out that way though as the Cavaliers have had more than their fair share of problems with LeBron's recent injury bringing a very long losing streak.

Cleveland's star player is back now but in his first game back against the Phoenix Suns, he may have shown us how bad the mood was in the Cavaliers camp.

There have been many rumours that the players are failing to get along with Blatt this year and an altercation with Cleveland's favourite son won't help his cause.

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During Tuesday's loss to the Suns, LeBron got into an altercation with Suns Marcus Morris under the basket and was ruled to have committed an offensive foul.

The call angered Blatt who got into an argument with a referee over the call that clearly didn't sit well with the Cavaliers coach.

Blatt then received advice from LeBron to stop arguing with the officials in a very unique way.

Rather than coming over and telling his coach to stop arguing with the officials, LeBron came and literally pushed Blatt away.

Both have since downplayed the push with LeBron claiming he was just trying to protect his head coach from being t'd up by the officials.

Cavs glad to have James

The Cavaliers were 1-7 during their run without LeBron in the side and he made a big return to the team in the game with Phoenix.

Cleveland lost 107-100 to the Suns despite LeBron scoring 33 points in the game and grabbing seven rebounds in his first 37 minutes back in action.

With just a win over the Charlotte Hornets in their previous eight games, the Cavaliers will be hoping to bring an end to their six game losing streak.

The Cavaliers play the LA Lakers tonight with them hoping to bounce back from their recent run of form.

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Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
Eastern Conference
NBA
LeBron James

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