Found May 24, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
The Cleveland Cavs have already brought back a very familiar face this off-season.  Nope, not LeBron James.  Even better, Mike Brown has returned to become head coach!  (Crickets) Now in year three of the post-LeBron rebuilding effort, the Cleveland Cavs front office must stick to the script of the past few summers; build through the draft and avoid making dumb moves via free agency or trade that will ruin their cap space. Cleveland Cavaliers (24-58 last year) 2012-13 Season Summary: The development of the young Cleveland Cavs team experienced a hiccup as their top three players all missed significant time due to injury.  Kyrie Irving took the next step as the face of the franchise making his first All-Star Game.  However, he suffered a couple different injuries that forced him to sit out 23 games. Anderson Varejao was having himself an All-Star caliber season, averaging 14/14 a night but surgery on his quads was the first injury before a major medical scare was found that he had a ...

Will the Cleveland Cavaliers trade their #1 overall pick? Maybe

If they stay at #1, the Cavs could take Nerlens Noel of Kentucky. But if they are scared off by his injury concerns, moving the pick would be a smart move The NBA's Draft Lottery took place Tuesday in New York City, leaving the Draft hopes and dreams of a bunch of NBA teams to a random selection of ping-pong balls. And, like they did in 2011, the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Dan and Nick Gilbert continue to defy the odds

When Nick Gilbert came away with the fourth-overall pick in last year’s NBA lottery, he was disappointed. Just fifteen years old at the time, the son of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ majority owner felt that he had let down an entire fan base that so badly wanted to return to prominence. After all, it was this very dais that made him a nationally known name amongst NBA fans. The ‘beginners... on why Kyrie Irving deserves his signature shoe

Tee Jay Void from posted a compelling arguement for why Kyrie Irving should be the next NBA superstar to receive his own signature shoe earlier this week. An excerpt from that article is below. Kyrie Irving is the leader of the new era of talent in the NBA. He already has commercial success, and is trending toward long term athletic success as well...

Is LeBron Returning to Cleveland? Who Cares??!!!

  Every time something significant happens for the Cleveland Cavaliers these days some media idiot wants to use it as an excuse to speculate on LeBron James eventual return to the team that drafted him. The Cavaliers won the first overall pick in the draft a couple of years ago and drafted point guard Kyrie Irving. According to the media, LeBron is going to go back eventually to...

Can’t win for losing: Dan Gilbert’s perennial NBA lottery parties solidifying Cleveland and Cavaliers as league laughingstock

“I think twice about the big bow tie. You wearin’ one? I wanna know why.” — Kool Keith ————— Dan Gilbert’s private jet: Where dignity and diversity go to die. Here’s the entourage that the Cavs owner shuffled to New York City to represent Cleveland at his third annual NBA draft lottery party on Tuesday. If you’re counting, that’s at least two morning drive...

2013 NBA Draft Lottery: Prelude to LeBron?

Could LeBron James be back in Cleveland in a couple of years? (Credit) Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters, Tristan Thompson, Nerlens Noel. Four players, four different positions, the likely future of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Notice the position Cleveland’s leaving open? Hint: it’s the one "He Who Shall Not Be Named" left open three years ago. That’s right, this just got...

Landing The Number One Pick Gives The Cavaliers A Plethora Of Options

The Cleveland Cavaliers struck gold Tuesday night by winning the NBA Draft Lottery, which is the third time for them this century. The franchise is undoubtedly excited about this, but they remain unsure of what they will do with the number one pick. Many people are saying that due to the weakness of this draft, they ought to trade the pick for multiple picks, or for a more established...

Profiling the NBA Draft: Tony Mitchell

Leading up to the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27, Nick Mancini will be profiling the top 20 players available. The Cleveland Cavaliers currently own pick Nos. 1, 19, 31 and 33. Follow Nick on Twitter @nickmance. No. 20. Tony Mitchell – North Texas, Sophomore SF, 6’-8”, 220 lbs 2013 stats – 13 PPG, 8.5 RPG, 2.7 BPG As I write this, after the Cavs won the Lottery,...

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Tuesday marked yet another NBA Draft Lottery, where teams stuff their pockets with lucky rabbit feet and four-leafed clovers in hopes to land the top pick. The winner was none other than our hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, earning the right to do whatever they want to with the No. 1 pick. With no big-name prospect in [...]
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