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CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers and Varejao Nearing Extension

In a follow-up to a story from earlier this week, the Cleveland Cavaliers and veteran forward Anderson Varejao are nearing an extension that will pay him $30 million over three years beginning next season. The update was first reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein, with the length of the proposed contract virtually guaranteeing that Varejao will be able to conclude his NBA career as it...
Via Cavs Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert: Signing Kyrie Irving To Extension Was Pivotal To Getting LeBron

Dan Gilbert believes getting Kyrie Irving signed to a max contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers was critical in landing LeBron James in free agency and then trading for Kevin Love. "The moment we signed Kyrie was really the beginning of our historical summer," Gilbert said. "The fact that he committed to us long‑term and just a few minutes after the time...
Via RealGM
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron: Greatest achievement would be parade in Cleveland

The Cleveland Cavaliers season-opener Thursday against the New York Knicks will be filled with uncontrollable excitement and joy as LeBron James takes the court wearing wine and gold once again. James told USA TODAY Sports that bringing a championship to fans in northeast Ohio will be one of his greatest achievements. “The greatest achievement in my career other than just being...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: season opener will be epic

If you are going to be in attendance at the season opener when the Cleveland Cavaliers face the New York Knicks, then you are in for a real treat. Thursday’s night season opener will be the hottest ticket for the Cavaliers in years. So many events will be taking place inside and outside of the Quicken Loans Arena. Different celebrities will be in attendance as well as hit makers...
Via isportsweb.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The LeBron Nike spot we've been waiting for

We knew it was coming. First, it was the Beats By Dre commercial. Then it was the McDonald’s commercial. There was the Sprite commercial too. The returning of LeBron James’ talents to the Cleveland Cavaliers meant more than just putting on the wine and gold from four-plus years ago; it meant that the egregious pomp […] The post Here’s The Epic LeBron James Nike Commercial...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron & Nike Come “Together” For Incredible New Ad

The Cleveland Cavaliers will open their season tonight at Quicken Loans Arena, marking LeBron’s first official game back in Cleveland after re-signing with the Cavs this summer. As you can imagine, it’s going to be a very big night for that city. To celebrate, Nike has rolled out this powerful ad – starring LeBron and Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love returns to practice, will play in Cleveland opener

Dave McMenamin reports that Kevin Love practiced on Wednesday without limitations and will play in the Cleveland Cavaliers home opener vs. the New York Knicks on Thursday night. Love wasn’t expected to miss any time but given his past injuries, some were worried when he had to leave Tuesday’s practice with a hit to his ribs. The world will be watching as Love debuts for the Cavaliers...
Via Basketball Bicker
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert asked if he 'deserved' to have LeBron back

LeBron James has put aside the comments that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert made when the NBA star left for Miami, and is focused on winning a championship in Cleveland. “I think it’s really good,” James said when asked about his rapport with the Cavs’ owner, via ESPN.com. “We had one bad moment, and it just overshadowed all the great times we had together, and now we...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Hype Video Will Get You Pumped For Opener

The Cleveland Cavaliers open tomorrow night against the New York Knicks (8 p.m. on TNT). Get ready for the season to tip off with this awesome hype video via YouTube. The post Cleveland Cavaliers Hype Video Will Get You Pumped For Opener appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Blatt: Championship talk is unfair

The Cleveland Cavaliers enter the NBA season as favorites to win the championship, but their first-year coach believes that hype is not warranted. Whether it’s out of respect to the defending champion San Antonio Spurs or a tactic to decrease expectations for his squad, new Cavs coach David Blatt described the talk of the Cavs...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: I can't stand LeBron, other young stars

In a way, Paul Pierce was part of the move that sparked the current era of NBA “super teams,” starting with the formation of the Boston Celtics’ new “Big Three” in 2007. But Pierce, entering his second season since departing Boston, still sees a distinction between him and the league’s new guard. “This is a different era,” Pierce, now with the Washington Wizards...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Waive Shane Edwards, option Dion Waiters

Now that the preseason is over, the priority comes finalizing the roster. . For the Cleveland Cavaliers, coach David Blatt and the rest of the staff have decided to waive forward Shane Edwards. Edwards wasn’t a star player by any means, but he worked hard and proved to be a competitive player in practices. During the six preseason games he played in, he only averaged around 1.5...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron becoming more of a leader in Cleveland

In addition to his always electrifying play and pursuit of a championship in Cleveland, one story line that will be fascinating to watch over the next few seasons is LeBron's ability to develop the young, talented players around him.Getty ImagesApparently he is already taking a more active role as a leader in Cleveland, in a way that has been noticed by teammates and coaches...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers’ New Video Board Is NBA’s Largest, Has Flaming Sabers (Photo)

In case you haven’t heard, the Cleveland Cavaliers have some new players on their team this season. The Cavs are pretty excited about that fact, and they ecided to show it by installing a massive new video board at Quicken Loans Arena. They also included some flaming sabers, because why not? According to the team’s press release, the snazzy new contraption is the “largest...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Scene’s Cavs cover gets the BTNH treatment

This week’s cover of Cleveland Scene Magazine is certainly taking No Shorts and No Losses. Though the Cavaliers will tip off just a few days before the 1st of tha Month, Cleveland Scene (together with WFNY and CavsZine graphic designer Mike Brenkus) got together and produced a cover that is bound to be Eternal. At The Crossroads of CavsZine and Eternal, Brenkus depicted some of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Postseason Predictions: Eastern Conference – Central

Frontrunner - Cleveland Cavaliers Since LeBron James left the city of Cleveland after the 2010 season the Cavaliers have struggled tremendously. While their record has improved every year, last season’s 33-49 record was still far from where they want to be. As a result of finishing at the bottom every season, the Cavs have received high draft picks year after year. In 2011 they...

Cleveland Cavaliers: Anderson Varejao completes starting 5

For many Cleveland Cavaliers fans, the new starting five for the 2014-15 season has been one of the most anticipated things along with seeing their hometown hero Lebron James playing for them again. Of course most knew that Kyrie Irving, James, and Kevin Love would easily be in the lineup but what about the last two positions? Earlier in preseason we found out Dion Waiters would...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers News: Cleveland exercise option on Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to exercise the $5.1 million fourth-year team option on shooting guard, Dion Waiters, according to AP's sports writer, Tom Withers.By Erik Drost (Flickr: Dion Waiters Shooting) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsWaiters, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, has a career-average of 15.3...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Cavs Waive Shane Edwards

After waiving guards Chris Crawford and Stephen Holt, it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers have made their final roster cut when they cut forward Shane Edwards Saturday morning, trimming the roster size to 15. Shane Edwards was a likely cut as he appeared in six preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game. If no more cuts are to be...
Via Cavs Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clips from new Disney series, ‘Becoming’ with LeBron James

The Disney Channel is about to premiere its newest series, of course for children, entitled “Becoming,” which will showcase various athletes from their humble beginnings and their rise to stardom. The first episode will feature the show’s developer, LeBron James. “There’s no sports programs where parents and kids can sit down and watch it together,” James told USA TODAY...
Via Low Brow Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love is Already Complaining About His Role With the Cavs

The season hasn’t even started yet and it already sounds like Kevin Love is complaining about his new role with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Through a handful of preseason games, Love would like more touches in the the paint than what […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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