Found June 28, 2012 on Cleveland Sports 360:
NBA draft day 2012 just around the corner and all of Cleveland is hyped over who to grab at pick four. Draft day is always important in Cleveland seeing as we are always high in the order but dont always make the best picks. Cleveland is consumed with Michael Kidd-Gilcrest or Bradley Beal and don’t count out Harrison Barnes or Andre Drummond. I will give you the dream scenario for us Cavaliers fans. We currently sit with picks four and 24 in first r  ound. This draft is deeper than I can remember so it is huge to hit. We have trade pieces like Daniel Gibson and Anderson Varajao. I know I know I love Andy too. He has missed most of last two seasons get value now. Booby is in the same boat value is still reasonable in this league. Now to the draft. The abilities with these four pieces that I mentioned are insane. We have picks four and 24 and Andy and Booby. So lets use these as weapons to gain ground on our opponents. Without further ado my draft day dream. All of which technically...

2012 NBA Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Select Dion Waiters, SG, Syracuse

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...

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Windhorst reports from the Cavaliers’ draft room

Former Cavalier beat writer Brian Windhorst was embedded in the Cavaliers’ draft room yesterday, and wrote about the experience and what went into the draft for the Cavs, particularly drafting Waiters- “Trent Redden, the Cavs’ director of college personnel, had been to Syracuse’s campus several times to see and gather information on Waiters. Grant spent three days there...

2012 NBA Rumor Central: Cleveland Cavaliers interested in Dion Waiters at #4

  The Cleveland Cavaliers have the #4 pick and there’s been talk that they had their eyes on Bradley Beal. As we all know, Bradley Beal — with his stock increasing — is likely to be gone by the #3 slot which is owned by Washington. Now, there is this report from Yahoo! Sports that [...]

NBA Draft Contest: Deuce Brand Cavaliers Watch Give-Away

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...

Video: LeBron Speaks to Oprah on Dan Gilbert and Cleveland Post NBA Title

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert proved to be a bitter and resentful man following the departure of LeBron James two years ago. Gilbert went out of his way to make sure James and Cavs fans were aware of his displeasure. Danny boy took business personal by taking out an ad in a local paper, labeling LBJ23 as a selfish coward. He didn't stop there as you may recall...

Cavs pull a surprise by taking Waiters No. 4 in the draft

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...

Video: LeBron James on Oprah discussing Dan Gilbert

  We all remember “The Decision” and Dan Gilbert’s ad that called LeBron James as a selfish coward. Also, Mr. Gilbert proclaimed the Cleveland Cavs would win a championship before the Miami Heat. Well, the 2012 NBA Champions were certainly not the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the Miami Heat and LeBron James is discusses Dan Gilbert on [...]

Cavs take Waiters at No. 4, Kings go for Robinson

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.

With Waiters and Zeller, Byron Scott’s Dreams Become Reality

During the summer of 2010, as the drill sergeant of a head coach in Byron Scott was being introduced to the Cleveland media, he envisioned a Cavaliers team that would get up the floor and do so with the utmost efficiency. Surely, it was an indirect sales pitch at LeBron James who, entering free agency at the time, was said to be deflated by the half-court sputtering of former head...

Tyler Zeller’s Girlfriend Is Huge Mystery Of 2012 Draft

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...

Cleveland Cavaliers 2012 “Dream Draft”

Follow @ClevelandDTR By: Eric Grinnell The NBA Draft is tonight, and the last draft-related thing I wanted to do was to make a Cleveland Cavaliers “dream draft.”  Although I highly doubt the night will play out this way, this would be my favorite scenario for the Cavs. 1st Round, Pick #4 – Thomas Robinson, PF Kansas It’s sounding more and more likely that Robinson will...

2012 NBA Draft: Cavs “GM” Daniel Gibson Selects Andre Drummond

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...
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