Found October 05, 2012 on TheProBasketballTalk:
The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the youngest teams in the NBA with huge potential. However, there lineup going in to training camp is uncertain as of yet.Star Point Guard Kyrie Irving and 'The wild thing' Anderson Varejao are the only 2,sure to be starters for the season openers.Everyone else has to fight for minutes. Lets take a look at 3 scenarios for starting lineups: 1)                                        2)                                              3) PG: Kyrie Irving                       PG: Kyrie Irving                         PG: Kyrie Irving SG: C.J. Miles                          SG: Dion Waiters                       SG: Dion Waiters SF: Alonzo Gee                         SF: Alonzo Gee                         SF: Alonzo Gee                       

Sam Amico: Dion Waiters’ Conditioning ‘No Longer an Issue’

Fox Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico has a report from yesterday’s latest at Cavaliers training camp, and within his five key observations, he shares this big nugget first: 1. Dion Waiters is in shape. That seemed to be the concern among most fans, and they can stop worrying. His conditioning is no longer an issue. It’s too early to tell how good Waiters will be right away, but here’s...

Cavs Report: Pluses emerge from scrimmage

CLEVELAND -- You cant put too much stock in a scrimmage, particularly one that involves only your own teammates. But if youre talking about scrimmages played in front of the public, such as the Cavaliers Wine & Gold exhibition Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena, you could do worse. In fact, this one was closer to an actual game than in seasons past, with youngsters such as Kyrie...

Cleveland Cavaliers still a couple years away from being NBA playoff contender

The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders.  There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going. Year two of the post-LeBron James makeover in Cleveland is underway.  Led by reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, Kyrie Irving, the future is getting...

Dion Waiters' unique opportunity to contend for Rookie of the Year

Dion Waiters has a unique opportunity to contend for Rookie of the Year this season. The Cavaliers return a starting unit that has approximately 22 shot attempts per game currently available. I expect Waiters to start from opening night on and take the majority of those shots. He will replace Anthony Parker at shooting guard and Tristan Thompson will replace Antawn Jamison.Together...

NBPA to challenge NBA's flopping fines

Anderson Varejao may not be forced to give up his flops quite yet. The NBA is serious about ending flopping in the league. The league announced new fines it plans on levying for repeat floppers. The standards define flopping as: "any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player." That is not exactly a clear...

Thoughts Heading into the Wine & Gold Scrimmage

Cleveland fans will their first look at Dion Waiters, Tyler Zeller and the rest of the 2012-13 Cavaliers this evening at the Wine & Gold scrimmage at The Q. Also their first look at Kyrie Irving: Year II. And Tristan Thompson and new guy CJ Miles. And Skinny Samardo Samuels. Skinny Samardo, everyone! Can you tell I’m excited? This disastrous Tribe season (God bless Jon, TD...

Where in Turkey is Semih Erden? Part 2

 Yesterday we launched our "Where in Turkey is Semih Erden?" game, similar to Where's Waldo, which we hope to continue regularly while the Celtics are in Turkey. On Thursday, we took to the busy streets of Istanbul to help the Celtics look for Semih. But today, the scene is a Turkish Oil Wrestling event. For those of you not familiar with Oil Wrestling, it's...

Where in Turkey is Semih Erden?

JR and Mike Saver had the awesome idea to do "Where in Turkey is Semih Erden," a cross between a few of our favorite childhood pass times -- the game "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego" and "Where's Waldo." Can you help the Celtics find their old teammate and spot Semih on the crowded streets of Istanbul? Note: demonic looking yellow background...

Season Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers

After drafting Kyrie Irving first overall in the 2011 NBA draft, Cleveland finished with a 21-45 record last season. It was a two game improvement from their previous season as they look to go into their third without Lebron James. Now without Antawn Jamison as well, the Cavaliers are going to be looking for players to step up and help Kyrie Irving handle the scoring...

While We’re Waiting … NBA Flopping Rules, Varejao’s Trade Value, A Browns Super Bowl Upset

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Who said Andy flops?! I didn’t … Maybe: “The NBA has new guidelines to outlaw flopping, and Cavaliers coach Byron Scott doesn’t seem to care. And why should he? ‘It...

Cavaliers Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Keep Anderson Varejao on Trading Block

It has been eight years since the Cleveland Cavaliers made a trade with the Orlando Magic that sent Anderson Varejao to the Cavaliers. Since then, Varejao has had an up and down career in Cleveland. At some points, Varejao has been a starter and has been praised for his hustle and work ethic, while other years [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...

Anderson Varejao promises not to flop

The NBA's new flopping policies appear to be working long before the season. A member of the "Flopper Hall of Fame" has submitted to its rule. Anderson "Flopsy" Varejao will not flop this season. Of course, his definition of flopping might be different than ours. Varejao made his promise to Jodie Valade of I'm not flopping...

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