Found January 27, 2013 on
In the post decision era Cavs fans have had to endure a lot of terrible weeks. Weeks where key players sustain injuries, losses mount, and the growing pains of rebuilding an entire franchise takes its toll. I could go out on a limb and say this past week was the best in our new “Post-Decision” era and hopefully is the sign of many more to come.
We started the week in relative obscurity, sitting on the sidelines as the league showcased itself for it’s holiday viewers, but ended the week making all kinds of noise on and off the court.
As with any recent Cavalier success story it begins with our soon to be named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, Kyrie Irving. Kyrie started by torching Rajon Rondo in the final minute on his way to 40. He iced a great comeback win against the Bucks with a few buckets. Then slayed an old dragon from 28 feet out at the buzzer in Toronto. In the end his team went 3-0 in three close games in large part be...
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Kyrie Irving in his second season has amassed high critical acclaim. Rookie of the year award, MVP in the rookie vs sophomore game, and now his first all star appearance.
Irving is a special talent no doubt, if he can avoid the injury bug, his ceiling is as high as any young star with potential.
However, what does this mean for the Cavs and their rebuilding strategy. The Cavs are...
When we last got together, I was pretty hard on Tyler Zeller for his poor defensive rebounding. This week, given the performance and news last night, it’s a must to further break down All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving’s second 40-point performance of the season.
Kyrie scored 40 while taking just 24 shots as he willed the young Cavaliers to victory over the veteran Celtics, a...
Kyrie Irving received something on Thursday night that he thought he’d never get in his life.
No, it wasn’t his selection as an All-Star reserve for the Eastern Conference, an inevitable stepping-stone for the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year 1 . Nor was it the designation as Pro Athlete of the Year at the 2012 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards, the first for a Cavalier since LeBron...
Kyrie Irving hits his 5th career game-winner to give the Cavaliers a 99-98 win over the Raptors Saturday night:
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving scored 35 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 20-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-108 on Friday night.
Irving, voted an Eastern Conference reserve for next month's All-Star Game in Houston on Thursday, scored 16 points in the third quarter to help Cleveland get back in the game. He added eight points...
The Rajon Rondo ACL injury was a major disappointment on Sunday.
The NBA—especially its postseason—is a markedly better product with Rondo involved. When healthy, his unique skill-set has the ability to change the outcome of not only playoff games but also an entire series on a moment's notice.
Something we are certainly well aware of as Cavaliers' fans.
Youre starting an NBA franchise from scratch and you own the third pick. Who do you take?
Heat start LeBron James has been chosen No. 1. That makes sense. Hes a three-time league MVP and the games best player.
Thunder forward Kevin Durant goes second. Hes the second-best player, a scoring machine and still only 24 years old.
So, who do you take?
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving,...
TORONTO -- Kyrie Irving scored 32 points, including the winning 3-pointer in the final second, as the Cleveland Cavaliers came back to defeat the Toronto Raptors 99-98 Saturday before a crowd of 18,820 at Air Canada Centre. The Cavaliers, who trailed by as many as 11 points in the game, got 17 points off the bench by Marreese Speights and 14 points from Toronto native Tristan...
Just when the Golden State Warriors were finally able to put the lineup they wanted on the floor, they'll likely be short-handed again.
Meanwhile, the Cleveland Cavaliers will look to ride Kyrie Irving's hot streak to their first four-game winning streak since LeBron James left when they host the Warriors on Tuesday night.
Golden State (27-17) got Andrew Bogut back for...
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat have reportedly emerged as the leaders to land former first-overall pick Greg Oden.
Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports says that the seven-foot product out of Ohio State, who has suffered multiple knee injuries since being drafted in 2007, is leaning toward either playing in Miami for the minimum or in Cleveland where he would be able to net considerably...
Cavaliers 99, Raptors 98
***It wasn’t looking good for the Cavs with less than 50 seconds to go. Kyrie Irving had turned the ball over, missed a layup, and displayed his frustration by putting his hands on his knees and watching as Dion Waiters bricked a long jumper. Meanwhile, the Raptors exploited a defensive breakdown to take a two-point lead on an Amir Johnson dunk. Following...