Found December 14, 2011 on Cavaliers Locker:
The Cavaliers will be without 25-year old center Semih Erden for the next three weeks due to a thumb injury.  Erden played in 4 games (1 start) for the Cavaliers last year and he averaged 16.0 minutes, 3.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game.  Erden played in 41 games (8 starts) as a rookie for the Cavaliers & Celtics last year and he averaged 14.5 minutes, 4.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game.  The Cavaliers are anxious to see when Erden can go this year, but they are going to take their time and let him heal.  Anderson Varejao and Ryan Hollins will handle center until Erden is ready to return to action.

Minus Davis, Cavs turn full attention to Irving

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- The Cavaliers now belong to Kyrie Irving. Well, almost. "I think he's ready," Cavs coach Byron Scott said of his rookie point guard and the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. "He can definitely play." Scott was speaking one day after the team announced it had waived veteran Baron Davis via the league's new amnesty clause. Since...

Cleveland Cavaliers amnesty Baron Davis

The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to waive Baron Davis through the league's amnesty clause. The Cavaliers announced Wednesday night that they're releasing Davis in advance of Friday's amnesty deadline after exploring both trade and buyout possibilities with the former All-Star. Rougly $27 million of the nearly $30 million left on Davis' contract is guaranteed...

Waiving Davis tough, but good for Cavs' future

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- We knew it was coming, and the Cavaliers made it official Wednesday. After only 15 games played with the team last season, and zero practices this year, Baron Davis was waived via the NBAs new amnesty rule. The 28 million Davis is owed over two years will now come off the teams salary cap. And thats a biggie. It gives us an unbelievable amount of flexibility...

Amar’e: Baron’s back is ‘not our concern’

Amar’e Stoudemire said he can’t worry about whether the Knicks add point guard Baron Davis to the roster with hopes he heals and provides a February spark.Davis was an amnesty cut Wednesday night and if under-the-cap teams don’t bid on him because of his disk injury...

Baron Davis appreciation thread

Forum: Cavs Talk Posted By: RonG Post Time: 12-14-2011 at 10:35 PM

Cavs Offbeat: Shooting Guards Providing Interesting Tidbits

While point guards and power forwards continue to rack up Wine and Gold headlines and quote-filled columns, it is the shooting guards who have provided some of the most interesting nuggets of information in what has been a chaotic NBA preseason. While the Cavaliers added Anthony Parker in a free agency move to bolster their young and inexperienced locker room, Daniel Gibson, Manny...

Dan Gilbert and partners buy historic Wright-Kay building in downtown Detroit

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Cavaliers release Baron Davis under amnesty rule

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Baron Davis will be best remembered as the player who brought the Cavaliers Kyrie Irving,...

Baron Davis Out 8-10 Weeks With Herniated Disk

Baron Davis has a serious herniated disk injury and will miss a minimum of eight to ten weeks.

SNYDER: Gilbert crying foul is his latest joke

ANALYSIS/OPINION: There aren't many opportunities to make fun of guys such as Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, whose estimated net worth of $1.5 billion makes him the 293rd richest American according to Forbes. Even when he acts like a horse's you-know-what — which has been the case since "The Decision" ...

Cavs Practicing Patience Early On

When Byron Scott arrived in Cleveland last summer, he was very quick to get his fingerprints on his new team.  A complex, higher-paced offense, and a man-to-man defense that stresses accountability were just two facets of the game that were installed early on.  Unfortunately for Scott and the 2010-11 Cavaliers, the schemes were not picked up as quickly as both parties would have...
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