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As part of an asinine “recovery plan,” superior Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will not compete in consecutive games for the rest of the 2012-2013 campaign. The 21-year-old Irving, averaging 23.2 points, 5.7 assists and 3.7 rebounds over 50 contests, has been plagued with a bummed knee and sprained left shoulder for the better part of a month. Irving, a 6-foot-3, 190 pound Australian-American who the Cavs picked out of Duke University with the first overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft, will next be shelved against either the Indiana Pacers on April 9 or versus the Detroit Pistons … Continue reading →
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Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving did not play Monday night against Atlanta, part of a recovery plan that will have the All-Star sitting every other game for now.
After missing eight straight games with a sprained left shoulder, Irving scored 31 points and had six assists Sunday in the Cavaliers' 112-92 loss in New Orleans.
For the time being, Cleveland officials plan for...
Why is Kyrie Irving playing, coming off yet another injury, with only two weeks left in the season? This is absurd. He is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ franchise player and their hope for a better tomorrow, as the 20 year old is already one of the top 10-15 players in the NBA and the player they are going to be building around for the next 10+ years. Yes, Irving scored over 30 points...
It’s well-known that NBA rookies usually have a tough go at it in the locker room. Veterans commonly like to pick on the young guys, and may make them do things like carry their bags, sing in public etc. However, when you add the usual rookie hazing with April Fool’s day, you get things like this happening to Cleveland Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters. Waiters, who has been...
Tweet Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, who has been out with an injured shoulder, was back in the lineup Sunday for the first time since March 10. The Cavs fell to the New Orleans Hornets 112-92, but Irving picked up where he left off prior to missing eight games. Last season’s Rookie [...]
A timeless tradition like no other. No, we aren’t talking about The Masters. We’re talking about the old popcorn in the car gag. Apparently the veterans decided it was time for Cavs rookie Dion Waiters to enjoy some tasty popped corn on Friday.
[Related: Byron Scott falls victim to generational gap, frustration]
CLEVELAND -- With time running out on another lost season and another embarrassing defeat behind them, the Cavaliers have to ask themselves some serious questions.
Namely, how badly do they want to keep this thing together?
How long do they want to play for coach Byron Scott?
How much suffering are they willing to endure themselves?
And how little do they care about the fans...
After resting in the Cavs' last game because of a previous shoulder injury, New Jersey native Kyrie Irving should be at nearly 100 percent this evening in Cleveland vs the Nets
When: 7:00 PM; Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Where: Quicken Loans Arena; Cleveland, OH
TV: WWOR (Channel 9 for most New Yorkers)
Cleveland Cavaliers player and former Syracuse Orange guard Dion Waiters has put together a pretty nice first season in the NBA. But he’s still a rookie, meaning that regardless of how well he plays, he’s going to get hazed.
His Cavs teammates decided to play the ol’ ‘popcorn in the car’ prank on Dion this past weekend. Original? Probably not. Annoying for Waiters to have...
Last week in The Diff, I brought you inside the numbers of the Sweet 16. With no more March and no more college basketball for Ohio sports fans, it’s time to move back to the pros. Although the current excitement surrounds the Tribe’s Opening Day win, I’m back for Cavs talk today.
During the Cleveland Cavaliers’ ongoing season-high eight-game losing streak, much of the media...
It was like watching a Browns game. There were expectations. Kyrie Irving’s return in a matchup of premier point guards, Byron Scott coaching against his former Eastern Conference Champion team, a chance for some revenge on Brook Lopez. Former Cavs head coach Mike Fratello on the sidelines calling the game for the Nets YES network, probably fresh off a visit to his...
The Brooklyn Nets are looking at their next contest as an opportunity to finish an eight-game road stretch in strong fashion.
The Nets are unsure of the statuses of Joe Johnson and Gerald Wallace heading into Wednesday night's matchup with a Cleveland Cavaliers team that has lost nine straight but should have Kyrie Irving back in the lineup.
Brooklyn (42-31) returned home after...