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George makes return to Team USA following leg injury

Paul George doesn’t look like he has skipped a beat. George took the court Friday against Argentina in an exhibition and posted 18 points, two boards and an assist in a lopsided 111-74 victory. Folks will recall the last time George took the court with Team USA, when he went up and came down, shattering his leg in a brutal display of the human body giving out. Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers Should Trade For Nerlens Noel

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel is on the trade block. The Cleveland Cavaliers still need a true center. The Cleveland Cavaliers have a big problem. They have no real bigs. The Philadelphia 76ers have a big problem too. They have three centers and two power forwards who all could start. To solve both of their problems, […] The Cleveland Cavaliers Should Trade For Nerlens...
Via King James Gospel
11 hours ago

Cavaliers title means vindication, no more arguing

A title makes all the arguments about the Cavaliers a lot less relevant. I used to be in the arguing business. At some point I will be again. For just over a month now, I have not. There is nothing to argue about. No points to hash out. No changes to make. The Cavs, a team in constant turmoil are suddenly at peace, as are their fans. Sure, we could argue about Kevin Durant. He...
Via Fear The Sword
1 day ago

Cavs sign free agent Chris "Birdman" Andersen

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have officially signed veteran forward Chris ''Birdman'' Andersen to a one-year contract. The NBA champions needed a backup center after losing Timofey Mozgov in free agency and are hoping the 38-year-old Andersen can fill that role. A 14-year veteran, Andersen, known for his multiple tattoos and toughness on the boards, split last season with Miami...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Locked on Cavaliers Episode 4: talking Cavs roster construction

On the latest episode of Locked on Cavaliers, Chris Manning and Carter Rodriguez break down the Cavs’ roster. Welcome back to ‘Locked on Cavaliers’, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast in the Locked on Sports Network. On the latest episode of 'Locked on Cavaliers', host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) talks about how the Cavs have built their roster to this point with Fear...
Via Fear The Sword
1 day ago

Delonte West attempting NBA comeback?

Delonte West has gone from the Cleveland Cavaliers to allegedly homeless to hoping for an NBA return. What a ride. West was a first-round pick in 2004 and played for four different teams, most notably with LeBron James and the Cavaliers (Pt. I). He then fell out of the league and into a rather public downward spiral off the court, as documented here, with this note showcasing one...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith still on different pages in regards to contract terms

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ big remaining issue this offseason is their lack of cap space. It may not seem like a huge problem because they already have a championship team in tact and you know the old saying, “if it aint broke don’t fix it”, but now the Cavs have been forced into a tough position due to the fact that other teams are stacking up around the league and their cap...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron tells Cavs he will re-sign, is in no rush

LeBron James has reportedly informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will re-sign with the team at some point this summer. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, LeBron has assured the Cavs he is not going anywhere but has given “no timetable for negotiating or signing a deal.” The reigning NBA Finals MVP has several contract options he could choose for next season but is said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith looking for $15 million annually

J.R. Smith is one of the top free agents remaining on the market. The veteran helped his Cleveland Cavaliers win the title this past season and is now reportedly looking to cash in big time. Yikes... hearing JR Smith seeking huge deal to return to Cavs, in the $15m per year range. Can Cavs really pass on bringing him back? — Steve Kyler (@stevekylerNBA) July 17, 2016 Paying...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Varejao would not accept title ring from Cavs

Anderson Varejao has a right to receive an NBA championship ring after spending part of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But he has no plans to accept one as a current member of the Golden State Warriors, who lost to the Cavs in the NBA Finals. Varejao eligible to receive a championship ring from time with #Cavs, but told he has no plans to accept after finishing with...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith ‘nervous’ about free agency choice

J.R. Smith is one of the top players remaining on the free agent market, and it is widely assumed that he is just waiting for an official offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers so he can stay right where he is. It may not be that simple. Smith opted out of a $5.4 million contract for the 2016-2017 season. After seeing what some mediocre free agents got on the open market, he really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving FaceTimed an NBA Legend after winning the NBA Championship

Following the Cleveland Cavaliers dramatic comeback series win against the Golden State Warriors, Cavs guard Kyrie Irving, who hit the game-winning three in Game 7 to seal the championship, FaceTimed an NBA legend just moments after. After seeing his family, Irving FaceTimed one of the best to ever step on the floor — Kobe Bryant. “I actually FaceTimed Kobe after the game as...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris 'Birdman' Andersen reportedly agrees to a 1-year deal with the Cavaliers

Chris "Birdman" Andersen has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Cavaliers, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Cleveland completed a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers just prior to making the deal with Andersen in order to make things work under the salary cap.Philadelphia sent the rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum to the Cavaliers in exchange...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving says he FaceTimed Kobe Bryant after winning NBA Title

One of the first calls Kyrie Irving made after winning the NBA title wasn’t to a family member or a lifelong friend, but to somebody that had been there before. Irving revealed during an interview with ThePostGame that he FaceTimed Kobe Bryant after he got into the locker room: I actually FaceTimed Kobe after the game as soon as I got in the locker room. Other than seeing my dad...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs summer leaguer goes LeBron on Lakers, who get worse news after loss

Jordan McRae did his best LeBron impersonation on Thursday night in the summer league, scoring 36 points with nine rebounds to rally the Cleveland Cavaliers from a 16-point halftime deficit to hand the Lakers their first loss in Las Vegas.McRae and rookie Kay Felder, whom the Cavs selected in the second round of June's draft, teamed to outplay the Lakers' young backcourt of D'Angelo...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James offers to play for Liverpool during U.S. tour (pic)

LeBron James isn’t only a minority owner of Liverpool F.C., he also a wannabe team member as well. James, a noted soccer fan, took to Facebook to offer his services as a “walk-on” during the English soccer club’s upcoming U.S. tour. “[Shout out] to Coach Klopp & the Reds. Excited to hear you boys are heading out to the West Coast!! If you need a walk on, I got...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Cleveland Cavaliers landed sharpshooter Mike Dunleavy

The Cleveland Cavaliers have remained fairly quiet so far in this year’s free agency. While other top teams have made some huge moves this off season a lot of Cleveland fans have been left thinking, when will we make our moves? With the exception of getting Kay Felder in the draft, Cleveland hasn’t brought in anyone new. They’ve only lost familiar faces with Timofey Mozgov...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JR Smith still expected to return to Cleveland

Let the shirtless glee continue in the Northeast Ohio area. According to a report by Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com on Friday, Cavs guard J.R. Smith, currently an unrestricted free agent, is still expected to re-sign with the defending champs. The 30-year-old Smith, who, like teammates LeBron James and Tristan Thompson is represented by agent Rich Paul, opted to decline his $5.4...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Varejao has not asked Cavs for championship ring

Anderson Varejao signed with the Golden State Warriors in February, after spending his first 31 games of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he had been his entire 12-year career. Well, the Warriors and Cavs of course met in the NBA Finals, making Varejao the only player in NBA history to play for both Finals representatives in the same season. This of course brought...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James speaks up about Minnesota shooting

Reigning NBA Finals MVP and three-time champion LeBron James has never been afraid to speak up about the most-controversial societal issues facing the United States and the world. That didn’t suddenly end with his most-recent success on the court. James took to social media on Thursday to speak up about the senseless killing of an innocent black man in what was an otherwise routine...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Said He “Teared Up” When Kyrie Irving Hit NBA Finals-Winning Shot

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is a Toledo native and has been a vocal supporter of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the team’s last two trips to the NBA Finals.  Today, while speaking at his youth football camp in Ashtabula, Ohio, Meyer said he “teared up” when Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving hit what ended up being the game-winning three-pointer in Game 7 of this year’s...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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