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Everyone knows that the 2012-13 version of the Cleveland Cavaliers is quite young. Four recent draft picks (who all are heading to Houston) all are regulars, which means the average age of the team has to be one of the youngest in the NBA.
In fact, that’s true. According to Basketball-Reference.com‘s age statistic, which averages the age of players for a team and factors in minute distribution, the Cavaliers are the youngest team in the NBA right now with an average age of 24.0 years.
But how young really is that in context? Let’s take a look at all 19 teams in the last 20 years to finish with an average age of 24.1 years or younger.
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The 13-33 Cleveland Cavaliers will have plenty of representation on All-Star weekend as four members of the Wine and Gold will be part of the 2013 Rising Stars challenge.
Reigning Rising Stars MVP Kyrie Irving will be joined by Tristan Thompson, Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller as the league’s best freshmen and sophomores square off.
Irving, already selected by the Eastern Conference...
Kyrie Irving, the MVP of last year's Rising Stars Challenge, will return to the game featuring top rookies and second-year players.
The Cleveland All-Star was one of 18 players chosen Wednesday for the Feb. 15 game in Houston. Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal will again serve as general managers and draft teams during TNT's pregame show Feb. 7.
Rookie stars Damian...
The Cavaliers were without their star player Kyrie Irving at the start of last nights game. Irving was Ill and the Cavaliers fell to the Warriors. Cleveland needs to stay in these games. They need to beat the teams they should be beating. The Cavaliers were on a 3 game winning streak and now they are back to their old ways. Irving did manage to play for 36 minutes in last night game...
One week ago, I was in awe of Kyrie Irving’s All-Star week. This week, he may not speak of the pompatus of love, and Steve Miller Band may have spelled it a little different, but we’re going to take a look at how Marreese Speights is giving the Cavaliers elements of something they haven’t had since Shaquille O’Neal walked out the door following the 2010 season: a bruising...
Kyrie Irving won't be going to All-Star weekend alone.
The Cavaliers point guard was selected along with teammates Tristan Thompson and rookies Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller to play in next month's Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star activities in Houston. Irving has already been picked as an All-Star reserve, and he could start for the Eastern Conference because of a...
LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 could hinge on Dwyane Wade and Kyrie Irving.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported that as "Dwyane Wade
pushes into his 30s, past his prime, Cleveland's Kyrie Irving will
emerge as the planet's preeminent point guard in two years." And the thought of teaming with Uncle Drew could...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled forward Kevin Jones from their Development League team, the Canton Charge, general manager Chris Grant announced Thursday. Jones appeared in Wednesday's Charge game against Erie, and recorded 18 points and 14 rebounds in 34 minutes for his sixth double-double this season. He has averaged 23.0 points and 12.6 rebounds in 39.8 minutes over seven games.
The Cleveland Cavaliers sent forward Kevin Jones to Canton of the NBA Development League on Wednesday. Jones, a rookie from West Virginia, has played in six games for the Charge this season and averaged 23.8 points and 12.3 rebounds, posting five double-doubles. In 15 games with the Cavs this season, Jones is averaging 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds.
James’ agent and childhood friend, Rich Paul, born and raised and still living in Cleveland, has been privately telling people for two years of his intrigue with bringing the prodigal son back as the conquering hero in Cleveland. James will ultimately make the call to return – just like he made it to leave – rest assured that the most important voices in his ear will be partial...
As we covered here a couple weeks ago, the Miami Heat have shown interest in signing the rehabbing Greg Oden. Now, it seems the Cleveland Cavaliers could be the frontrunners to land the former number one overall pick. Oden is working on a comeback and numerous teams have showed interest.According to an Associated Press report (via NBA.com), the Cavaliers are doing their research...
FOX SportsOhio enjoys bringing the Cleveland Cavaliers into the homes of thousands of Cavsfans through television. Now, the network is excited to be able to bring fans tosee the Cavs in action at The Q on the CavsFan Express.With the FOXSports Ohio Cavs Fan Express, groups of fans can now ride in style to watchtheir favorite team play at Quicken Loans Arena. Fans cant miss the giant...
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“About a month ago, I was chatting with two NBA officials at a Knicks game a few days after Irving had come to New York and put up 41 points in a ludicrous near-comeback...