Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Air pressure nonsense, Cavaliers roster moves, and Cleveland music, While We’re Waiting

Happy Tuesday WFNY! Hopefully all your balls are fully inflated as we begin this Tuesday journey. Speaking of segues, how about this deflate-gate b.s.? Here we are, just a few days away from the biggest sporting event in American culture, and all anyone wants to talk about is how much air pressure was in some footballs. It seems crazy to me. I get it, there are rules and teams and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Named Player of the Week

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James The Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and guard Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors were named Players of the Week for games played Monday, January 19 through Sunday, January 25. As reported by, LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 4-0 week behind averages of 27.8 points (second in the conference), 6.8 assists...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WFNY Stats & Info: J.R. Smith is taking a ton of threes

J.R. Smith has now played 10 games in the Wine & Gold for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In those 10 games, he has attempted a stunning 85 three-point shots. Quickly, Smith is climbing up the franchise’s all-time leaderboard in long-distance shot attempts. From the great research database of, here’s where Smith currently stands. Warning: The list is pretty...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' Unbalanced Roster Led To Poor Body Language, Effort

Several unnamed players on the Cleveland Cavaliers came to the realization that their roster was not built to get any further than the second round before they made a series of trades in January. One player said the frustration of an "unbalanced roster probably contributed" to the players' poor body language and effort level. Another said "it was never Coach [David] Blatt's fault...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs players believed team lacked depth

From the time he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers over the summer, LeBron James insisted that the team had to go through a big development process and would not instantly be the best team in the Eastern Conference. Though some had a hard time believing that, his words proved to be correct. The Cavs have been...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason For Showering Before Games

So far J.R. Smith has been as good as advertised for the Cleveland Cavaliers since being acquired from the New York Knicks. What has been the good-luck touch for Smith? Well, it could be the pregame showers the 29-year-old takes for an interesting reason. Via’s Jason Lloyd: Funny moment pregame. I noticed Smith walking out […] The post J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Why J.R. Smith is Exactly What This Team Needed

Chucker. Knucklehead. Low IQ player. Headcase. All of these words have been used over the years to describe one Earl Smith III, better known simply as J.R. Throughout the course of his decade-long career, Smith has established himself as one of the most polarizing and frustrating basketball players on the planet, and his antics have earned him his fair share of detractors. In fact...
Via Cavaliers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov: A Cavalier’s Dark Horse

On December 23rd, 2014, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered a major injury during their 125-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite a win that put them at a respectable 17-10 record, the Cavs suffered a major injury to their frontcourt as center Anderson Varejao tore his left Achilles tendon. During the third quarter of the game, Varejao fell to a heap under the basket...
Via Cavaliers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing like a championship team

Iman Shumpert is shooting 100% as a Cavalier. While many people were captivated by Klay Thompson’s NBA record-setting 37 points in the 3rd quarter of the Warriors-Kings game last night, they might have missed another extraordinary performance. However, this performance came not from an individual, but from an entire team. Indeed, the word “team” was thrown around a lot when...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Iman Shumpert to Make Cavaliers Debut Friday night

It’s official. The Cleveland Cavaliers‘ newest addition, guard Iman Shumpert, will make his debut tonight as the Cavs take on the Charlotte Hornets at the Q. Shumpert has been sidelined since December 12 with a dislocated shoulder. David Blatt says Iman Shumpert will dress and expects to play him “a little bit” tonight — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 23, 2015 High expectations...
Via Cavaliers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Game Preview: Three key factors vs. Hornets

The Cavaliers and Hornets face off Friday night for the third and final time this season at the Quicken Loans arena. Both teams are coming into this game riding a bit of momentum, with Charlotte having won eight of their last nine and Cleveland on a four-game win streak. Cleveland won the last two match-ups against Charlotte, 97-88 on Dec. 15 and 91-87 on Jan. 2, and is aiming...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch LeBron James smash it after Kevin Love’s full court pass

(Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter) The last time the Cavs played the Jazz, it was one of the most confusing games of the season. That’s saying a lot. It felt like Kyrie Irving and the boys were all dogs marking their territory in a weird way. Kyrie had 34 points and zero assists that game while the Cavaliers had six assists as a team. Those...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Forward Shawn Marion Retiring After Season

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after this season. ESPN is reporting that Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after the season ends is his current plan. Marion is currently playing his 16th season in the NBA. “The Matrix” averaged 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.1 blocks per game in his career. Marion said that having...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Shawn Marion to retire after this season

Former Phoenix Suns great and current Cleveland Cavalier Shawn Marion has decided to retire after this season. His goal coming into the league was to play 15 seasons and he’s done since his start in 1999. The 36-year old has an 8-month old son and he says that he’s become real attached to the little guy. “I wanted to go out on my terms. The biggest thing is having a son...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: 'I actually touch the ball' with OKC

Dion Waiters, once one of the many problems in the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, is now thriving as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder after...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are surging

Remember four months ago? That was when we were already anointing the Cleveland Cavaliers as Eastern Conference champions, after they had a doozy of...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs blatantly ignoring coaches, running different plays

The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost six straight games, and panic is starting to set in. While fans shouldn’t be overly concerned about a 19-20 record halfway through the season, the fact that the players have reportedly begun to tune out head coach David Blatt is not a good sign. According to Brian Windhorst of,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Super Bowl XLIX: Players to watch

Ranking all 48 Super Bowls

Bill Simmons fires a shot at Ray Lewis

NFL pushing CFP to change schedule

Can Yanks not pay A-Rod his bonuses?

Petition started to remove Pats from SB

On John Wall's adidas J Wall 1 NYC All-Star Edition

NFL approved Pats' under-inflated balls?

Six best Super Bowl coaches of all-time

Five key matchups for Super Bowl XLIX

Early Big Ten predictions for 2015

Remembering Ernie Banks

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.