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Waiting For Next Year:
At the age of 37, Cavaliers guard Anthony Parker has announced his retirement from the NBA. The Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt Boyer reported the news earlier this afternoon:
“I wanted to make that decision after the season and make sure that is what I wanted to do,” he said in an email. “I’m at peace with it and excited for whatever the future has for me.”
He played nine seasons in the league, along with several years internationally, after being a first-round draft pick by the New Jersey Nets in 1997. He was a star in Israel before returning back to the league in signing with the Toronto Raptors in 2006.
Parker then played the last three seasons with the Cavs after signing a free agent contract in the summer of 2009. His contract expired after this past season, and reports were already stating that he was unlikely to return to the team and likely to retire. In 204 games (197 starts) with Cleveland, he averaged 7.7 points in 27.7 minutes per game, along with 41.9% field goal shooting and 39% from threes.
The Bradley University product said to the PD that he’d like to remain connected to the league in some form, either in a front office or in broadcasting.
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With the fourth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Syracuse shooting guard Dion Waiters.
Having made a play for the second-overall pick prior to the draft, the Cavaliers were relegated to staying in their lottery-given spot and addressed a weakness in their roster.
A dynamic scorer, the 6-foot-4-inch Waiters averaged 12.6 points and 2.5 rebounds during the...
According to pretty much everyone on Twitter and ESPN, the Cavaliers have acquired Tyler Zeller, the 17th pick in the NBA draft in exchange for the 24, 33, and 34th picks that the Cavaliers had remaining.
It seems a little bit strange to me that Dallas would want those picks. I understand they didn’t want to take on more salary. Our own TD suggests that they can draft European...
In a recent player-based NBA Draft special for ESPN the Magazine, Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard dons his General Manger hat (flat-brimmed, slightly crooked) and selects UConn center Andre Drummond as the newest player to join the Wine and Gold.
“He’s a young, athletic 7-footer with great potential,” says Cavs guard Gibson about Drummond, who ranked in the top-30 in both...
The NBA Draft is upon us and once again our friends at Deuce Brand are teaming up with us to give away a watch. This time, in the spirit of the NBA draft, we will be giving away the Cavaliers style watch.
For those unfamiliar with Deuce, they produce sports watches that athletes can wear while working out. Not just athletes, but anyone participating in any kind of physical activity...
The NBA Draft is officially less than 18 hours away, which means the crazy back-and-forth rumors are only now just kicking into hyperspeed. Late Wednesday night, we got the latest of murmurs possibly affecting the Cavaliers’ plans at the No. 4 pick, courtesy of ESPN’s Andy Katz:
Syracuse’s Dion Waiters could be in play at No. 4 to Cleveland, according to those close to Waiters...
The Cleveland Cavaliers made a bit of a surprise draft choice with their first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, taking Syracuse guard Dion Waiters with the No. 4 overall pick. Waiters may be the first player in history taken in the top four picks even though he never started a single game in two seasons of college ball. With the Cavs, he will be paired with point guard Kyrie...
The Cleveland Cavaliers made a surprise pick with the No. 4 overall selection in the NBA draft Thursday, taking Syracuse sophomore guard Dion Waiters, who did not start any games for the Orange, The Sacramentoi Kings took Thomas Robinson of Kansas with the next choice.
It’s the biggest mystery of the 2012 NBA Draft: Who is Tyler Zeller’s girlfriend? We’ve scoured Google, Twitter, MySpace, etc. and can’t come up with a name. In 2012, how is that even possible? Shouldn’t this concern the Cleveland Cavaliers (his new team) that Zeller is so secretive that he doesn’t even reveal his girlfriend until the Draft?
Zeller told Sports Illustrated...