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ZYDRUNAS ILGAUSKAS RUMORS

Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ career in one terrific statistic

Derrick Rose is striving to put his name in the record books alongside a Cleveland Cavalier—one not named LeBron James. In a recent cover story penned by ESPN The Magazine’s Wright Thompson, Rose, coming back from knee issues that plagued each of the last two seasons, is looking to do something only one other man has done, and that man has his No. 11 jersey hanging in the rafters...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Zydrunas Ilgauskas Making A Comeback

The former Cavaliers big man is reportedly interested in making a combeack. Former Cleveland Cavaliers center “Big Z” is looking at making a comeback with the title contenders. The 39 year old Ilgauskas is one year removed from having his number retired by the Cavaliers, a team that he holds several highs with. .@TheRealTRizzo: Zydrunas Ilgauskas is attempting a comeback to the...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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...
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

Zydrunas Ilgauskas Buys Miami Beach Pad For $4.7M, Selling For $8.3M

Are you in the market for a Miami Beach house with waterfront access, 6,400 sq. ft. of living space and ceilings that can accommodate a 7-foot-3 NBA center? Zydrunas Ilgauskas has a house just for you. This guy went out and paid $4.7 million for this place in 2011. He then dropped huge money to gut the house and raise the ceilings so he’d quick hitting his head on the door frames...
Via Busted Coverage
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Cavs name ex-center Ilgauskas special assistant

Former center Zydrunas Ilgauskas has returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers as a special assistant to general manager Chris Grant. The popular Ilgauskas, who played 12 seasons for the Cavs, will be involved in evaluating amateur and pro prospects. Ilgauskas is Cleveland's career leader in games played, rebounds and blocks. The Cavaliers drafted the 7-foot-3 Lithuanian in 1996....
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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