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  • • Lottery and draft become Cavs’ next order of business
    Everyone else’s good news turned out to be bad news for the Cleveland Cavaliers. How so? Well, the NBA announced it’s plans to return following......2020
  • • Cleveland Cavaliers statement on NBA return to play plan
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) on Jun 4, 2020 at 12:17pm PDT Joint Statement From Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman and Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff: “While we are disappointed that the announced return to play proposal excludes the Cleveland Cavaliers, we understand all of the unprecedented factors … Continue reading "Cleveland Cavalier...2020
  • • Amico: Cavaliers will have a lottery pick … but when?
    A few questions remain about the Cleveland Cavaliers and the lousy record they worked so hard to achieve. Namely, when is the lottery? Where will......2020
  • • JR Smith on LeBron James-Michael Jordan debate — ‘You can’t compare a lion and a tiger’
    NBA free agent JR Smith finally gave his two cents on the never-ending GOAT debate between Michael Jordan and his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James. Appearing on The Pat McAfee Show on Monday, JR Smith explained in detail what separates LeBron from all-time greats like Jordan and the late Kobe Bryant. “He holds you […] The post JR Smith on LeBron James-Michael Jordan deb...2020
  • • Cleveland Cavaliers’ retired numbers
    The Cleveland Cavaliers have retired seven numbers in franchise history since coming into existence in 1970. That number will rise to eight whenever LeBron James ends his Hall of Fame career, as the Cavs will retire LeBron’s No. 23. For this piece, we’ll be taking a look at the numbers currently hanging in the rafters […] The post Cleveland Cavaliers’ retired numbers appear...2020
  • • Video: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, JR Smith spotted on bike ride in Los Angeles
    You never know what you can witness while roaming around the streets of Hollywood. A fan luckily caught Los Angeles Lakers superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis, along with James’ former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate JR Smith, biking around the streets of L.A. on Saturday. Watch the clip below via ESPN: He drove by and saw […] The post Video: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, JR Smith sp...2020
  • • Hornets owner Michael Jordan argues for player safety, no meaningless NBA games
    If the NBA were to play a handful of regular-season games, teams like the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers — who are nowhere near contention — would not have a chance to even qualify for a play-in tournament....2020
  • • Warriors star Stephen Curry’s roast of Kendrick Perkins memorialized on T-shirt
    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is less about showing off his machismo or brashness in confrontations than throwing subtle jabs. Curry had one such jab for former Cleveland Cavaliers center and current ESPN commentator Kendrick Perkins during Game 2 of the 2018 Finals. The two-time MVP had a short confrontation with Perk after […] The post Warriors star Stephen Curry’s ...2020
  • • The year sports broke me
    Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images Sometimes it’s more than a game For most of my life, sports didn’t make me cry. It’s not that I have a heart made of stone; there are so many movies and TV shows that turn on the waterworks. The finale of The Good Place, when (SPOILER) realized that (SPOILER) was going to (SPOILER)? I was a wreck. When I saw Marley & Me in the theater just months after my fi...2020
  • • Knicks make three additions to front office official
    It was a great run for Brock Aller with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Four straight runs to the Finals. One championship. More than a decade of creatively navigating......2020

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  • • One trade the Cleveland Cavaliers need to make in the offseason
    Before the 2019-20 season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cleveland Cavaliers had the worst record in the Eastern Conference standings. The Cavs were 19-46 and dealt with loads of dysfunction. While things in Cleveland got better after J.B. Bickerstaff took over for John Beilein, the Cavs still have a bevy of moves […] The post One trade the Cleveland Cavaliers need to make i...2020
  • • One signing the Detroit Pistons need to make in free agency
    The 2019-20 season was an utter disaster for the Detroit Pistons. All-Star power forward Blake Griffin played in just 18 games before undergoing another left knee surgery, franchise pillar Andre Drummond was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the campaign as a whole was suspended after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19. […] The post One signing the Detroit Pistons...2020
  • • One signing the Cleveland Cavaliers need to make in free agency
    Before the 2019-20 season was suspended, the Cleveland Cavaliers had the worst record in the Eastern Conference and the second-worst record in the NBA. The Cavs were just 19-46, with the franchise quickly reverting back to their losing ways in the second post-LeBron James era. Since LeBron left for the Los Angeles Lakers in the […] The post One signing the Cleveland Cavaliers need to make in...2020
  • • Report: Knicks could hire Dan Gilbert’s ex-personal assistant to front office job
    Leon Rose could be going with an interesting choice to fill out his new management team with the New York Knicks. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reported on Sunday that Brock Aller, a capologist for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is a “strong candidate” to join the Knicks under new team president Rose. Aller was a personal assistant to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert for over ten years before being prom...2020
  • • Pistons C Christian Wood tests positive for coronavirus
    Detroit Pistons center Christian Wood has become the third NBA player to test positive for the coronavirus, according to a report. Wood tested positive, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported on Saturday. Charania adds that Wood has shown no symptoms and is doing well. Utah Jazz center Rody Gobert on Wednesday became the first NBA player to test positive for the virus. His positive test led to the...2020
  • • Zion Williamson pledges to cover salaries for Pelicans' arena workers for 30 days
    As the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic with pro sports suspended, many are stepping up to help others during a time of need. On Friday, New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson made the incredible announcement that he will cover the salaries for all of the Pelicans’ arena staff workers for the next 30 days during the NBA’s indefinite suspension. While many have talked about how players ...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo will follow Kevin Love’s lead with $100K donation to arena staff
    The coronavirus outbreak is having a major economic impact on millions of families across the world, and NBA superstars are doing what they can to ease some of that burden for arena workers. On Thursday, Kevin Love announced that he is donating $100,000 to help Cleveland Cavaliers employees who may not be able to take home a paycheck while the NBA season is suspended. Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis ...2020
  • • Cavs' Kevin Love donates $100K to arena workers impacted by NBA shutdown
    The NBA took the unprecedented step on Wednesday evening of shutting down the season due to the coronavirus pandemic impacting the world. It came after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19. The suspended season impacts countless arena workers.  It’s in this that Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love has announced a $100,000 donation via a passionate Instagram post on Thursday. L...2020
  • • Kyrie Irving wants Tyronn Lue to become Nets coach?
    The Brooklyn Nets surprisingly fired coach Kenny Atkinson on Saturday. Now it’s becoming clearer why, with reports indicating that All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving already has an eye on whom he’d like to become the Nets next coach. According to Yahoo Sports’ Vincent Goodwill, Irving prefers that the Nets hire Los Angeles Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue to become the head coach next season. Irving, ...2020
  • • Marcus Smart fined $35K for going after referee John Goble
    Marcus Smart went after a referee after fouling out of Tuesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, but the Boston Celtics point guard will not be suspended for his actions. The NBA announced on Thursday that Smart has been fined $35,000 for “confronting and verbally abusing the game officials.” (@RedsArmy_John) March 5, 2020 Smart fouled out at the end of regulation of an eventual 129-120 overtime l...2020

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Cleveland Cavaliers trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Lottery and draft become Cavs’ next order of business
    Everyone else’s good news turned out to be bad news for the Cleveland Cavaliers. How so? Well, the NBA announced it’s plans to return following......2020
  • • JR Smith on LeBron James-Michael Jordan debate — ‘You can’t compare a lion and a tiger’
    NBA free agent JR Smith finally gave his two cents on the never-ending GOAT debate between Michael Jordan and his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James. Appearing on The Pat McAfee Show on Monday, JR Smith explained in detail what separates LeBron from all-time greats like Jordan and the late Kobe Bryant. “He holds you […] The post JR Smith on LeBron James-Michael Jordan deb...2020
  • • The year sports broke me
    Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images Sometimes it’s more than a game For most of my life, sports didn’t make me cry. It’s not that I have a heart made of stone; there are so many movies and TV shows that turn on the waterworks. The finale of The Good Place, when (SPOILER) realized that (SPOILER) was going to (SPOILER)? I was a wreck. When I saw Marley & Me in the theater just months after my fi...2020
  • • The Cleveland Cavaliers’ 5 worst free agent signings of all time, ranked
    When it comes to the greatest free agent signings in the history of the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers have got to be mentioned in the conversation when they signed LeBron James in 2014. Not only is this because LeBron is one of the best players this game has ever seen, but more importantly, this brought […] The post The Cleveland Cavaliers’ 5 worst free agent signings of all time, ranke...2020
  • • Every Cleveland Cavaliers trade deadline move ever
    The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the NBA back in 1970. Since then, the franchise has recorded 1,867 wins and 2,168 losses in the regular season and captured one NBA championship. Cleveland’s lone title came in 2016 when LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love guided the Cavs to the title over the 73-9 Golden State Warriors […] The post Every Cleveland Cavaliers trade deadline move eve...2020
  • • Craziest Los Angeles Lakers trade rumors ever
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been involved in some crazy trade rumors since the franchise became a professional team back in 1948. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the most insane Lakers trade rumors of all time. Kobe Bryant for LeBron James In 2007, the Lakers gauged the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ willingness to make […] The post Craziest Los Angeles Lakers trade rumors ever appeared...2020
  • • Joe Harris speaks out on possibly returning to Nets in free agency
    Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Harris becomes an unrestricted free agent whenever the 2020 offseason period officially begins. Harris, who has established himself as one of the best shooters in the league with the Nets after beginning his pro career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, says he would love to re-sign with Brooklyn: “It would mean […] The post Joe Harris speaks out on possibly retur...2020
  • • Breaking down Tristan Thompson’s total NBA salary from his career
    Tristan Thompson will have made $98,094,129 in NBA money by the time the 2020 offseason period officially begins, per Spotrac. His current contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers expires at the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. The Cavs drafted Thompson with the fourth overall pick in the 2011 draft out of the University of Texas. The big […] The post Breaking down Tristan Thompson’s total NBA...2020
  • • Breaking down Andrew Wiggins’ total NBA salary from his career
    Andrew Wiggins will have collected $172,560,293 in NBA money when his current contract with the Golden State Warriors expires in the offseason of 2023, per Spotrac. The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 draft out of Kansas. However, the Canadian born swingman was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in […] The post Breaking down Andrew Wiggins’...2020
  • • Breaking down Kevin Love’s total NBA salary from his career
    Kevin Love will have a total of $266,013,191 in NBA career earnings when his current contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers expires in the summer of 2023. Love began his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was the fifth overall pick in the 2008 draft and made $3,163,680 in his rookie season, during which he […] The post Breaking down Kevin Love’s total NBA salary from his car...2020

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  • • The year sports broke me
    Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images Sometimes it’s more than a game For most of my life, sports didn’t make me cry. It’s not that I have a heart made of stone; there are so many movies and TV shows that turn on the waterworks. The finale of The Good Place, when (SPOILER) realized that (SPOILER) was going to (SPOILER)? I was a wreck. When I saw Marley & Me in the theater just months after my fi...2020
  • • Andre Drummond blasts Pistons after trade to Cavaliers
    The Detroit Pistons did not paint themselves in the best of lights ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, dealing multi-time All-Star Andre Drummond to the Cleveland Cavaliers for pennies on the dollar. While the NBA world was dumbfounded by this move, Drummond himself took to social media to blast his now-former Pistons organization. He did not hold back. To be fair to the Pistons, Drummond had ...2020
  • • Simmons hits 3, scores 34 as 76ers rout Cavs
    Ben Simmons hit his second career 3-pointer and scored a career-high 34 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers didn't need Joel Embiid's help to rout the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 Saturday night....2019
  • • Ailing Wall 'couldn't move,' scores career-low 1
    Rookie Collin Sexton matched a career high with 29 points, Tristan Thompson had 23 points and 19 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 116-101 on Saturday night....2018

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  • • The year sports broke me
    2020
  • • Kevin Love addresses impact pandemic can have on mental health
    Kevin Love has been a courageous and inspirational voice regarding mental health awareness ever since he suffered an anxiety attack a few seasons ago. The Cleveland Cavaliers star is continuing his passionate advocacy regarding such issues amid the coronavirus pandemic, something that must be highlighted as the current crisis can exacerbate preexisting mental health conditions as well as understan...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo will follow Kevin Love’s lead with $100K donation to arena staff
    2020
  • • John Beilein resigns as Cavaliers head coach
    John Beilein’s tenure as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers is officially over. As expected, Beilein resigned on Wednesday, just 54 games into his first season as the Cavs head coach. The organization said Beilein would be reassigned to a different role within the franchise. Beilein said in a team statement: “This was a very difficult decision for me, but I want to be clear — this was my decisi...2020
  • • Watch: Kim Kardashian boos sister’s ex-boyfriend Tristan Thompson at Lakers-Cavs game
    Kim Kardashian put family first on Monday night. Kardashian attended Monday’s Cleveland Cavaliers-Los Angeles Lakers game at Staples Center. Kardashian actually got into things at one point in the game and stood up to boo Tristan Thompson when he was at the free throw line. Here’s the video, via @itsnotapril on Twitter. Why the bad blood between Kim and Tristan? Tristan dated Kim’s sister, Khloe, ...2020
  • • Report: Heat plan to retire Dwyane Wade's number Feb. 22 vs. Cavaliers
    Just a few months after Dwyane Wade stepped off the court for the final time at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat are planning to retire Wade’s iconic No. 3 jersey and honor one of the organization’s most beloved players. According to The Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman, the Heat plan to retire Wade’s No. 3 jersey and honor him in a special ceremony for the Feb. 22 game against the Cleveland Cav...2020
  • • J.R. Smith addresses rumor about cheating on his wife, says they are separated
    J.R. Smith went on his Instagram Story to address a rumor about him supposedly cheating on his wife, Jewel Harris. There has been some recent speculation that J.R. was dating “The Flash” actress Candice Patton. The rumors apparently were sparked after the two were spotted at a party together, and augmented after J.R. went on IG Live with a dog that looked like Patton’s. On Tuesday, Harris posted a...2019
  • • Mike Conley gives game-worn shoes to mother of child killed in bus crash
    Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley made a very thoughtful gesture following Wednesday's 95-87 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the act left him feeling humbled and honored. After walking off the court, Conley interacted with the fans at FedExForum in Memphis. There was one individual he was seeking out, however: Kemberley Lee, the mother of 9-year-old Kameren Johnson, who was killed in a ...2018
  • • Watch: LeBron gets emotional talking about sons wearing his number
    LeBron James sounded like a proud papa while talking about his two sons deciding to wear his jersey number. On Monday, LeBron James Jr. aka “Bronny” played his first 8th grade basketball game for Crossroads School in Santa Monica, Calif. When he did so, Bronny was wearing No. 23, the number his father wears for the Los Angeles Lakers and wore while with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron’s other son,...2018
  • • LaVar Ball: LaMelo is better than LeBron was as a teenager
    There’s something to say about supporting your children. Helicopter father LaVar Ball knows this full well. He also knows how to inflate the ego of his children to the point that it’s not healthy. We’re pretty sure Ball crossed that rubicon recently in talking with TMZ Sports. When posed with a question about whether he thinks LaMelo Ball is better than LeBron James was as a teenager, the older Ba...2018

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  • • Running Diary: Lakers 128 | Cavaliers 99
    Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, taking you through game day from start to finish....2020
  • • Lakers at Cavaliers: 3 Things to Know (1/13/20)
    Here is what you need to know before the Lakers host the Cleveland Cavaliers....2020
  • • Craziest Los Angeles Lakers trade rumors ever
    2020
  • • Video: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, JR Smith spotted on bike ride in Los Angeles
    2020
  • • Cavaliers Finalizing Andre Drummond Trade
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a deal to acquire Andre Drummond in a trade with the Detroit Pistons, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Drummond has long been rumored to be available. Heading to Detroit in the swap, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, is Brandon Knight, John Henson and a second-round pick. The relatively […] The post Cavaliers Finalizing Andre Drummond ...2020
  • • Channing Frye rips Michael Jordan, says his job was to ‘just score’
    Former Cleveland Cavaliers center Channing Frye is going to defend his former teammate. In the greatest of all time debate, which is most often between Michael Jordan and LeBron James, Frye is clearly Team LeBron. After ripping Jordan earlier this week by saying the Chicago Bulls legend wouldn’t be as dominant in today’s NBA while […] The post Channing Frye rips Michael Jordan, s...2020
  • • Warriors star Stephen Curry’s roast of Kendrick Perkins memorialized on T-shirt
    2020
  • • Kyrie Irving’s best teammates of all time
    Since entering the NBA back in 2011 as the No. 1 overall pick, Kyrie Irving has made six All-Star teams and captured one NBA championship, which came in 2016 when the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the 73-9 Golden State Warriors in the Finals. Irving hit one of the biggest shots in NBA history, nailing the game-winning […] The post Kyrie Irving’s best teammates of all time appeared first...2020
  • • Bob Myers addresses possibility of Warriors trading draft pick
    Golden State Warriors president Bob Myers relented he’d consider the possibility of trading their first-round draft pick in the upcoming 2020 NBA Draft. The Warriors have an equal 14% chance to net the top overall pick in the draft — tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Minnesota Timberwolves. They also have a 13.4% chance […] The post Bob Myers addresses possibility of Warriors t...2020
  • • Kevin Garnett: NBA had an ‘agenda’ when Heat beat Celtics in 2012
    The Boston Celtics nearly stood in the way of LeBron James winning his first NBA title back in 2012, and Kevin Garnett has not gotten over it more than seven years later. Garnett and Adam Sandler were guests on “The Bill Simmons Podcast” this week to promote their upcoming movie “Uncut Gems,” and Simmons managed to steer the conversation away from Hollywood to bring out the competitive side of K.G...2019

Cleveland Cavaliers fantasy rankings and news

  • Cavs Tried Pairing LeBron James With Kevin Durant After the 2016 NBA Finals
    • Cavs Tried Pairing LeBron James With Kevin Durant After the 2016 NBA Finals
    2019

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  • • The year sports broke me
    2020
  • • John Collins aims for bold objective with Hawks
    Coming into the 2019-20 season, the Atlanta Hawks were widely considered as one of the dark horses in the East to make a playoff push. Obviously that did not come to be, with the Hawks entering the season hiatus with a 20-47 record, just above the last-place Cleveland Cavaliers. For Hawks big man John Collins, […] The post John Collins aims for bold objective with Hawks appeared first on Clu...2020
  • • Pondering a few “What Ifs” involving the Blue Jackets moving their AHL Affiliate
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images On April 17, 2015, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced their AHL affiliate would change from the Springfield Falcons to the Lake Erie Monsters. Within a year, the Monsters were tearing through the Western Conference and headed full steam ahead towards a historical Calder Cup Championship win. In honor of SB Nations “What If” week, I ponder...2020
  • • Cavs coach stands by decision to have Michael Jordan’s ‘The Shot’ defended by Craig Ehlo
    One of Michael Jordan’s most iconic moments was his epic game-winner against the Cleveland Cavaliers back in the 1989 playoffs. This was featured in a recent episode of “The Last Dance,” and we were all reminded of how tremendous Jordan was for the Chicago Bulls during that game. On the other hand, this moment was […] The post Cavs coach stands by decision to have Michael J...2020
  • • 5 greatest Cleveland Cavaliers teams in franchise history
    Since becoming a professional team back in 1970, the Cleveland Cavaliers have an overall record of 1,867-2,168. The Cavs franchise has made the playoffs 22 times and captured one championship. That came back in 2016 when LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love guided the club to the title over the 73-9 Golden State Warriors. […] The post 5 greatest Cleveland Cavaliers teams in franchise hi...2020
  • • DeMar DeRozan loved watching Raptors' 2019 NBA title run
    The Raptors won their first NBA title in 2019, defeating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, and Former Raptor DeMar DeRozan loved watching his old team shine in the Finals, particularly old teammate Pascal Siakam. Siakam was one of the best players for Toronto throughout the entire playoffs, and DeRozan, now with the San Antonio Spurs, couldn't help but be happy for Siakam and his former...2020
  • • Detroit Pistons have finally embarked on a rebuild
    The first step to solving any problem is identifying that there is, in fact, a problem. The Detroit Pistons recognized their roster was not set up for long-term success and attempted to remedy the situation in February by trading away their franchise mainstay, Andre Drummond, which signaled the beginning of a rebuild. The initial reaction around the league after the Pistons traded Drummond to the ...2020
  • • Upon returning, LeBron James does not think NBA should begin playoffs directly
    The NBA is still figuring out how to complete the rest of the season whenever play can resume, and LeBron James has his opinion on what the league should do. Appearing this week on Uninterrupted’s “Road Trippin’ Podcast” with former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye, the four-time MVP said he was against going right into the postseason. “One thing you can’t just do ...2020
  • • Zion Williamson makes history in latest Pelicans win
    The New Orleans Pelicans have been the real deal since getting Zion Williamson back and healthy, and the 2019 No. 1 overall pick is more than living up to his draft status. Williamson went 11-of-16 and scored 24 points in the Pelicans’ 116-104 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. The 24-point game marked Williamson’s 10th straight 20-plus-point game, which is an NBA record for a teena...2020
  • • Report: Joel Embiid out at least one week with left shoulder sprain
    The Philadelphia 76ers will be without star center Joel Embiid for at least another week after he suffered a left shoulder sprain. Shams Charania of The Athletic was the first to report this on Thursday night. Embiid suffered the injury Wednesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. He left the game early in the second quarter and did not return. Without him in the lineup, Philly collapsed and e...2020

Cleveland Cavaliers rumors, scandals

  • • Larry Nance Jr. seems to think Carmelo Anthony is in his final season
    Carmelo Anthony has been a positive contributor for Portland this season, but Larry Nance Jr. seems to think that he is just about at the end of the line. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward tweeted Monday that a big reason he wants the season to continue is so that he can get his Anthony Denver Nuggets jersey signed (along with his Vince Carter Toronto Raptors jersey). While the 43-year-old Carter ha...2020
  • • Report: Tristan Thompson will not be bought out by Cavs
    The Cleveland Cavaliers did not trade Tristan Thompson ahead of Thursday’s deadline, and the veteran big man is now expected to finish the season with the team. The Cavs made a blockbuster move on Thursday when they acquired Andre Drummond from the Detroit Pistons, and that led to speculation that they would either trade Thompson or buy out his contract. However, David Aldridge of The Athletic rep...2020
  • • 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Cleveland Cavaliers
    With the new year now finally upon us, speculation ahead of the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline is in full swing. Whether Cleveland Cavaliers fans are in consensus about what the team ought to do before the Feb. 6, 2020 cut off or not, anticipation mounts across all fanbases that there will be fireworks. In this […] The post 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Cleveland Cavaliers appeared first on SLAM....2020
  • • Former Cavaliers HC Tyronn Lue blasts team ahead of game
    Former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue will face his old team Tuesday evening when his current Los Angeles Clippers squad hosts Cleveland. For the Clippers assistant, this is an opportunity to exact revenge against the organization that fired him after he led Cleveland to its first and only NBA title. Lue spoke about his departure from the Cavaliers recently, and it’s readily apparent th...2020
  • • J.R. Smith addresses rumor about cheating on his wife, says they are separated
    2019
  • • Rick Pitino, Cavaliers reportedly have mutual interest
    Is Rick Pitino eyeing a job in the NBA now that many of the college basketball coaching vacancies have been filled? That could be the case. Veteran NBA reporter Peter Vecsey reported on his Patreon page Saturday night that Pitino and the Cleveland Cavaliers have spoken. He says there is mutual interest between owner Dan Gilbert and Pitino, though it’s unclear for what kind of position. You can rea...2019
  • • Report: Some Lakers execs fear hiring Tyronn Lue would give LeBron too much control
    Tyronn Lue is considered one of the front-runners to land the Los Angeles Lakers’ head coaching job now that Luke Walton is out, but there are apparently some executives with the team who are not in favor of bringing Lue in. Why? Because they are leery of pairing him with LeBron James. Marc Stein of the New York Times reported this week that there is a “buzz circulating in coaching circles” that P...2019
  • • Damon Jones dishes on infamous J.R. Smith soup-throwing incident
    One of the messiest off-the-court stories — literally and figuratively — to emerge from the second LeBron James era with the Cleveland Cavaliers did not even involve The King. Instead, it revolved around an incident last spring during which J.R. Smith threw soup at then-assistant Cavs coach Damon Jones. While rumor and speculation abounded at the time in the wake of the soup-soaking controversy — ...2019
  • • NBA clears Cavs of wrongdoing in McCaw signing
    The NBA has cleared the Cleveland Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw....2019
  • • NBA finds no wrongdoing in Cavaliers’ signing of Patrick McCaw
    No rules were broken by the Cleveland Cavaliers in their signing of restricted free agent Patrick McCaw, an NBA investigation concluded. The league announced Monday that there was nothing wrong with Cleveland’s handling of McCaw. The Cavaliers signed the restricted free agent to a two-year non-guaranteed offer sheet before waiving him after just three games, sparking speculation that Cleveland did...2019

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