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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 […]
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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...
Kyrie Irving is still trying to learn how to be the Cleveland Cavaliers' leader, and he has looked forced and unnatural in that role at times.
Teammates believe Irving is still learning the boundaries of leadership, including how to be critical of teammates without showing them up and offending them.
“He’s trying to figure it out,” one Cavaliers teammate said Saturday....
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 […]
After finding, 5 straight road losses the Cleveland Cavaliers were able to finally pick up their first road win by beating the Washington Wizards 103-96. What’s even more amazing is Kyrie Irving had 41 points in the game while playing with a broken nose. Irving was spectacular and the win comes after a players team meeting where reports of a confrontation between some players has...
The Cavaliers held a players only meeting earlier this week, after losing by 29 points to the Timberwolves which put them at just 3-7 through the team’s first 10 games.
There were reports that the meeting turned contentious, and that players confronted one another about how things were playing out — none of which is a great sign less than three weeks into the regular season...
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'...
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.
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...
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
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...
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is on the short-list right now of players in the NBA with the best handle of the ball. While I think Clippers point guard Chris Paul still holds the title, Kyrie once again showed why it might be time for me to re-think that stance. Watch below courtesy of […]
News and notes as NBA teams begin to reach double figures in games played:
• Kyrie Irving is a former Rookie of the Year and East All-Star, but the Cavaliers believe there is room for improvement. The Cavs haven't been pleased with Irving's ball distribution through the first nine games. While they don't consider Irving a selfish player, they feel he has been bypassing...
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...
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...