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ZYDRUNAS ILGAUSKAS RUMORS

Cavs Rumors: Is Zydrunas Ilgauskas Set for a Comeback?

A Cleveland radio sports talk show host is claiming that former Cleveland Cavaliers center Zydrunas Ilgauskas will end a three-year retirement to rejoin the team for this upcoming season. Tony Rizzo of ESPN Cleveland radio reported that Ilgauskas will return to play for the franchise if he is medically cleared. The 7-3 center would only play 10-15 minutes per night, and would not...
Via Cavs Nation
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Zydrunas Ilgauskas considering a return?

Could the No. 11 jersey be coming down from the rafters? Tony Rizzo of ESPN Cleveland (WKNR/850 AM) reports that long-time center Zydrunas Ilgauskas is considering a return to the Cavaliers, eying up a role for “10-to-15 minutes per night.” .@TheRealTRizzo: Zydrunas Ilgauskas is attempting a comeback to the NBA. #Cavs Listen to The Really Big Show on http://t.co/l1VfrW2yk5 ...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Retire Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ Jersey, LeBron Attends (Video)

The Cleveland Cavaliers honored Zydrunas Ilgauskas on Saturday, retiring his No. 11 jersey. Former Cavaliers teammate LeBron James attended the ceremony to share the moment with Big Z. Check out a few pictures and video from the ceremony, via the Cavaliers Instagram. Ilgauskas averaged 13.8 points and 7.7 rebounds in 12 NBA seasons with the Cavs. [Instagram] The post Cavaliers...
Via Basketball Bicker
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers fans chant Z during Zydrunas Ilgauskas jersey retirement

Tonight, one Cleveland Cavaliers legend got his number raised to the rafters as former big man Zydrunas Ilgauskas got his number #11 jersey retired. Before the start of the ceremony as Zydrunas made his way onto the floor, more than 20,000 Cavalier fans in attendance chanted his trademark, “Z” along with being cheered: Congrats to Z! *** Zydrunas Ilgauskas image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Honoring a Cleveland Cavalier Legend: A man named Z

The letter Z takes a whole new meaning in Cleveland, Ohio. Z stands tall in Cleveland. 7-foot-3 tall. Former Cavalier big man Zydrunas Ilgauskas is certainly no basketball legend in the grand scheme of things. The humble giant would probably tell you that himself. However, things sometimes go beyond the basketball court, especially in a place like Cleveland. In a place that garners...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

For Cleveland, Z will always be more than just a letter

Zydrunas Ilgauskas is what most of us can only hope to be: He can influence the masses without saying a word. Yet in many ways, Ilgauskas is like you and me, except for the fact he stands 7-foot-3. He is the NBA's version of Mr. Everyman, a regular guy who anyone would want as a friend, and best of all, someone who would probably give you a shot if you asked. He is not perfect, and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs tweet preview for Ilgauskas ceremony

In just under two days, Zydrunas Ilgauskas will be honored by the Cleveland Cavaliers and his No. 11 will take its' place in the rafters. The ceremony for 'Big Z' is sure to be quite the party and the Cavs tweeted out a small preview of the planned imagery on Thursday night. Covering the entire court gives a whole knew meaning to the nickname 'Big Z'.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs provide clue of Zydrunas Ilgauskas retirement imagery

On Thursday night, roughly 48 hours before Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ No. 11 is placed in the rafters forever, the Cleveland Cavaliers tweeted out a sneak peak of special celebratory imagery that will grace the floor at The Q. The retirement ceremony is set to tip off during a special 18-minute halftime on Saturday night when the Cavaliers play host to the New York Knicks. Fans are encouraged...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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