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Iman Shumpert plans to name baby daughter ‘Iman Shumpert Jr.’

“Here come old flattop, he come naming up slowly. He got Junior eyeballed, he one holy roller.” Pardon my modern day reinterpretation of a classic Beatles lyric, but it was the only reaction that I could think of after hearing the news that Cavaliers forward Iman Shumpert is planning to name his daughter “Iman Shumpert Jr.” Daughter. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old announced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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J.R. Smith officially re-signs with Cavaliers

It’s officially official: The Cleveland Cavaliers have re-signed shooting guard J.R. Smith, per an announcement made Wednesday evening by General Manager David Griffin. Terms of the contract were not revealed by the Cavs, per team and league policies, but of course the details of Smith’s two-year, $10 million deal are out there. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Smith...
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Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

In 2015, naming your daughter “Nancy” will raise nearly as many eyebrows as going with “Apple”. Millennials aren’t known for sticking to convention and tend go with something unique when selecting the names that their children will carry with them for the rest of their lives. In a world where North West has become the norm, Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert managed to find...
Via The Sports Daily
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Cavaliers Could Face A Slow Start To The 2015-16 NBA Season

The Cleveland Cavaliers will start the 2015-16 NBA season as the undisputed favorites to win and come out of the Eastern Conference, however, no less than starting point guard Kyrie Irving, starting power forward Kevin Love, one-time starting center Anderson Varejao and last year's starting center Timofey Mozgov are all rehabbing serious injuries this summer.
Via Pro Bball Report
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Report: Cavs ‘convinced’ LeBron would not leave Cleveland again

    LeBron James made the decision to return to the Cavaliers last summer to fulfill a promise he made over a decade ago — bringing a championship to the city of Cleveland. He wouldn’t leave his hometown fans high and dry a second time, would he? The Cavs apparently don’t think so. Earlier this offseason, LeBron once again signed a two-year deal with a player option...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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LeBron: You don’t have to win championship to be great team

    LeBron James has played in six NBA Finals and won just two championships. Does that mean he was only a part of two great teams? King James doesn’t think so. On Tuesday, LeBron made an appearance on Bleacher Report’s “Uninterrupted” platform to tell viewers he “can’t control myself” while watching the 2000 Western Conference Finals between the Portland Trail...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov, Sasha Kaun won't play for Russia at EuroBasket

The Cavaliers have two big men on the team who were eligible to play for Russia at EuroBasket this summer, but neither ended up on the team's final roster.Timofey Mozgov underwent arthroscopic knee surgery back in July, so he was unavailable, and Sasha Kaun, whom the team recently signed, simply skipped it to avoid risking any injury.This is good news for the Cavaliers, obviously...
Via Fox Sports
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GIF: Why Tristan Thompson could be Dan Gilbert’s worst nightmare

It’s probably not fair to speculate on what Dan Gilbert’s nighttime visions look like, but we’re going to do it anyway. It also seems fitting to speak of nightmares so close to the death of one of the beloved masters of horror, Wes Craven. After WFNY put this GIF together we felt it was almost as scary as some of Craven’s greatest works. It’s also somewhat indicative of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: NBA’s most unpredictable team

Westbrook and Durant are in for a roller-coaster of a season. With Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka all potentially in the prime of their respective careers, the Oklahoma City Thunder are in the best position they may ever be in as a franchise for the foreseeable future. At the same time, this could be the beginning of a dynasty that will dominate the NBA Finals...
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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...
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kyrie Irving Might Not Return From Knee Injury Until January

Kyrie Irving will suit up for the team’s season opener Oct. 27 in Chicago, but it might be in Armani instead of his typical Adidas. The Cleveland Cavaliers point guard, who suffered a fractured knee cap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on June 4, could be forced to miss significant time in the upcoming NBA season due to the injury. In fact, it might be 2016 before Irving sees any game...
7 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
11 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...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
14 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
15 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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