Found November 17, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
Anthony Bennett has had a rough start to his NBA career, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are not considering making him the first No. 1 overall pick to be sent to the D-League. No No. 1 pick has been sent to the NBA Development League, but the No. 2 pick in 2009 — Hasheem Thabeet — did. The Cavs think Bennett can learn and develop more here at the moment. H/T Cleveland Plain Dealer

Report: Cavs nearly came to blows during players-only meeting

The guys on the Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster apparently doesn’t know how this is supposed to work. A players-only meeting is intended to get guys on the same page and to right the ship. An altercation is the last thing that […]

WATCH: Kyrie Irving shows off crazy handles vs. Wizards

Kyrie Irving had Glen Rice Jr. dancing around the court with a couple crossovers on this possession during the Washington Wizards-Cleveland Cavaliers game Saturday night. Irving is known as one of the league’s finest ball-handlers in today’s game. Rice Jr. learned first-hand what can happen when Irving has the ball and space to operate. Kyrie tore it down in this contest, scoring...

Cavaliers Have No Plans On Sending Bennett To D-League

Anthony Bennett has had a slow start to his NBA career, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are not considering sending him to the D-League. "The Cavs think Bennett can learn and develop more here at the moment," wrote Cavaliers' beat writer Mary Schmitt Boyer. A No. 1 pick has never been sent to the D-League, though Hasheem Thabeet was sent there by the Memphis Grizzlies as the No. 2 pick.

Something is missing, and it isn’t just Dion Waiters

  Dion Waiters has gone missing. At least this is what the story has evolved into, grade school telephone style. The Cleveland Cavaliers are adamant that their second-year shooting guard is home sick, loading up with multiple illness-ridding prescriptions. The timing of Waiters’ absence—no tweets published, nary an Instagram upload—is a subject of scrutiny as it comes just...

Cavs Dion Waiters has Gone Missing

The Cleveland Cavaliers haven’t exactly gotten off to a racing start this season, a year in which some picked them to return back to the playoffs for the first time since LeBron left. Reportedly the team held a players-only meeting after getting trounced by 29 at Minnesota. Some of the reports reference finger-pointing, other say […]

Cavaliers Kyrie Irving will wear protective face mask for 2 weeks

Kyrie Irving is sporting a swollen, purple right eye, but his nose is straight. And that's all that matters to the Cavaliers point guard. Even so, Irving will have to wear a protective face mask for about two weeks, he said, after learning Friday that he suffered a broken nose when he was elbowed by the Timberwolves' Corey Brewer during the first quarter of Cleveland'...

Irving's 41 lead Cavs to 103-96 OT win vs Wizards

Kyrie Irving scored nine of his 41 points in overtime to help the Cleveland Cavaliers snap a three-game skid with a 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Irving scored seven straight points on three possessions in overtime to give Cleveland the lead for good. He later added an 18-foot jumper to match his career high and finish 14 of 28 from the floor and...

Cavs' Dion Waiters back at practice

Cavaliers starting guard Dion Waiters returned to practice and denied reports he was involved in a fight during a players' meeting. Waiters, who missed the past two games with flu-like symptoms, said Monday that he did not get into a physical confrontation with anyone last week when the Cavaliers had a meeting following a 29-point road loss in Minnesota. Reports of a possible...

Waiters returns to Cavs practice, denies “players only” meeting getting physical

We men. Nobody got into no altercations or anything like that. We got everything off our chests that we needed to. That’s that. All the other rumors, man, are rumors—don’t believe it, it’s not true. We talked—everybody talked. Nobody put their hands on nobody. At the end of the day, we’re teammates. Like I said, I’d rather fight somebody else on the other team than...

Wizards Lose 4th Straight, Host T-Wolves Tuesday

Kyrie Irving scored nine of his career high 41 points in overtime, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 103-96 win over the Wizards in Washington on Saturday night. After a 29 point loss to Minnesota, the Cavs called a players only meeting to iron things out. Starting guard Dion Waiters did not make the trip to DC, but coach Larry Brown said it was injury related. Nene scored 24...

Cavs Dion Waiters MIA from team afterbeing moved from starting line up?

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a players only meeting last week following a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. One of the topics allegedly brought up in the meeting was the play of Dion Waiters. Since that meeting, Waiters has developed some sort of mystery ailment and hasn’t been seen by the team. The meeting was intense – the Cavs played terrible and lost by 29 points – but...

News & Notes: Nene, teammates group hug; Martell’s ready; Harrington’s old knees

After their Midwest mission failure, the Wizards are back home and prepping for the Cleveland Cavaliers in what will be the latest chronicle of the John Wall-Kyrie Irving Clashfest. Here are some news and updates coming out of the Phone Booth, most of it courtesy of insider god, Michael Lee: - Nene apologized for his […]The post News & Notes: Nene, teammates group hug; Martell’s...

Panic Button: Activated, Cavs drop 2nd to Bobcats

I’ll begin with echoing a tweet I fired off in the immediate aftermath of the Cavaliers third straight loss while still inside Quicken Loans Arena in Section 121. I've been patient. I remain optimistic. But I'm mad as HELL about this game! 4th given away this year. SECOND TO THE BOBCATS! Unacceptable — Kirk (@WFNYKirk) November 16, 2013 For nearly three quarters, the...
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