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CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cleveland Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson Trade Rumors

All summer long we have watched Tristan Thompson turn down a five-year $80 million dollar deal and not find a negotiable contract between himself and Cleveland. Himself and agent Rich Paul, who is also LeBron James’s agent, have been looking for a bigger deal. This stems from last season’s final series when Thompson was producing on the court while Kevin Love was injured. Love...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

What If Cavs Kyrie Irving Doesn’t Return And No One Notices?

After suffering a broken knee cap and undergoing surgery in June, it shouldn't exactly come as a shock that the Cavs All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is expected to miss the start of the 2015-16 NBA season, just about no one expects him to rush back before January either and really, why even that quick? The thing is with the Cavaliers, there's a pretty good chance no one notices his absence.
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tristan Thompson may be setting sights on Toronto in 2016

Reports and speculation are beginning to surface that if Tristan Thompson ends up playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year, $6.9 million qualifying offer, he and his agent could be setting their sights on heading to the Toronto Raptors in 2016. Several factors come into play regarding how Thompson could end up in Canada, beginning with the fact that the 24-year-old was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James gives shout out to writer recovering from surgery

    LeBron James went above and beyond again when he sent a shout out to NBA reporter Jeff Zillgitt on Thursday, a day after the writer underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his colon. Here is the tweet sent by the four-time league MVP: Wishing JZ-one of the good dudes I work with a safe and healthy recovery from surgery. See you at camp Champ! — LeBron James (@KingJames...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Rich Paul steering Tristan Thompson towards Toronto?

Most everything has gone smoothly for the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. LeBron James re-signed. Kevin Love re-signed. Iman Shumpert re-signed, and James Jones did, too. Mo Williams returned to town and Matthew Dellavedova stuck around. The Cavs found a taker for Brendan Haywood’s contract.1 They signed Richard Jefferson to back up LeBron, and lured Sasha Kaun from Russia to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mr. Second Half: Kyrie Irving could sit until January

Cleveland Cavalier fans could be seeing an awful lot of Mo Williams in the coming months. If recent reports are any indication, the Cleveland Cavaliers front office and coaching staff plans to take it very, very easy with Irving, who underwent surgery this past spring to repair a fractured kneecap, suffered in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. From Chris Haynes at NEOMG: The Cavaliers plan...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland State to play 5 home games in Cavaliers’ arena

The Cleveland State Vikings men’s basketball team is going to great a great, unique experience during the 2015 college basketball season. On Wednesday, the team announced that five home games will be held at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena. For those who are unaware, Quicken Loans Arena is home of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and superstar LeBron James. The exact games that...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former GM: Sasha Kaun 'will really help the Cavs'

Sasha Kaun was selected by the Cavaliers in the 2008 NBA Draft, but is just now joining the team on a two-year deal beginning with the upcoming season.Cleveland's GM back then was Danny Ferry, and he believes that Kaun is an NBA ready big man who will provide an immediate boost."He will really help the Cavs," said Ferry, in an interview with Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com. "He was...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron to Irving, Love: ‘So hyped thinking about what’s next’

LeBron James took to Instagram on Monday morning to express just how excited he is at the prospect of getting out on the court with teammates Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving. What inspired the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar to take to social media in the wee hours of Monday to issue the declaration is unclear — although it may be related to how James indicated he would be reviewing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sasha Kaun signs 2-year deal with Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have agreed to a two-year deal with Russian big man Sasha Kaun, according to multiple reports.The 30-year-old seven-footer was selected by the Cavaliers in the 2008 NBA Draft, but has played overseas ever since.Cleveland head coach David Blatt is familiar with Kaun, after coaching him on the Russian national team that won a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. Kaun is...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Sasha Kaun Signing Grade

(Aug. 11, 2012 – Source: Harry How/Getty Images Europe) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Cleveland Cavaliers have had an eventful offseason, yet have essentially retained the vast majority of their current roster without any massive changes. However, they have added a few pieces to reassure their depth throughout the rotation, and the most recent of those...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: JR Smith is Back

The free-agent who received no offers after resigning from the Cleveland Cavaliers, released on his Instagram Thursday night that he would be returning. The post stated: “Happy to say that I am returning to the Cavs! It’s been a long ride this summer but I can say for sure, well worth the wait. When I opted out of my contract, I wanted to understand the landscape of the NBA and...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith returns to Cavaliers

J.R. Smith announced on Instagram last night he has decided to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He hinted in his Instagram post he turned down a bigger offer to stay with the Cavaliers. Here is the full text from Smith’s IG post…. teamswish Happy to say that I am returning to the Cavs! It’s been a long ride this summer but I can say for sure, well worth the wait. When I...

J.R. Smith says he’s officially back with the Cavaliers

J.R. Smith says he’s back with the Cavaliers. He states — underneath a lovely beach picture — that he opted out of his contract to “understand the landscape,” but ultimately decided to come back to the Cavaliers. It all makes sense. During last season, Smith talked about how much of a great time he was having with the Cavaliers. “I am enjoying myself more here than...
Via Waiting For Next Year
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson contract likely being held up because of luxury tax

    One of the biggest questions in the NBA this summer is what will happen with Tristan Thompson. The Cavaliers forward rejected a $52 million contract extension during the season and is widely believed to be seeking a max contract. The latest report said there was a stalemate in negotiations between the two sides, and that’s not because the Cavaliers do NOT want Thompson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron delivers H.S. team new uniforms via helicopter

The latest beneficiaries of LeBron James’ initiative to provide sports teams in need with new uniforms was the football team at the Akron-area Kenmore High School. And the drop-off was done in style. The school’s football team received the new gear, created by James’ corporate sponsor, Nike, at the University of Akron football fields courtesy of a helicopter drop. Suffice...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: J.R. Smith Probable to Return to Cleveland Cavaliers

J.R. Smith may be a free agent, but that doesn’t mean he’s going anywhere. According to Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer, the veteran shooting guard is expected to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Pluto stated that the Cavs have already made Smith an offer: “The Cavs have made him an offer. I hear it’s less than $6.4 million that he turned down. They know Smith is not thrilled...
Via Cavaliers Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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