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ESPN projects Cavs to finish atop the East

The Cavs remain the favorites to dominate the Eastern Conference next season. The NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to remain on top of the Eastern Conference next season, at least according to a recent projection from ESPN. In ESPN’s forecast, the Cavs will again top the Eastern Conference and to win 57 games. Here’s ESPN’s bit on the Cavs: The Cavaliers cruised...
Via Fear The Sword
5 hours ago

Draymond Green opens up about his 'beef' with LeBron James

As Green says, things are not exactly how they look on the court.Draymond Green isn't the cuddliest character in the National Basketball Association.More accurately, he's the guy who'll kick you in the blintzes with zero hesitation, possibly without even being aware he's done it.So it's no surprise that over the course of his four years in the league, he's rubbed some people the...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue will make more in 5-year coaching deal than he did in entire playing career

Coach Tyronn Lue had his first ever head coaching gig this past season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it ended with an NBA Championship. After six month’s of coaching under his assistant coach contract and a little over a month after the title, Lue and the Cavs have agreed on a new 5-year, $35 million […] The post Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue will make more in 5-year coaching deal...
Via Cavs Nation
8 hours ago

Kyrie Irving Reveals His Favorite Team USA Teammate

Kyrie Irving has some pretty good teammates in Cleveland. With LeBron James, Kevin Love, J.R. Smith, Tristan Thompson—the defending NBA champions are certainly not short on talent. RELATED: Kyrie Irving's Favorite Dribbling Drills But as a member of the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team, Kyrie has a new star-studded cast around him. From Klay Thompson to DeMarcus Cousins...
Via Stack
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant called ‘a–hole’ in LeBron James-produced show

LeBron James may actually have very little to do with the comedy series “Survivor’s Remorse,” but he is listed as one of the show’s producers. So I guess, in a way, LeBron is guilty of having called Kobe Bryant an “a–hole” in an upcoming episode? Richard Johnson of Page Six learned that a line from “Survivor’s Remorse,” which is a series about a poor kid who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert’s Bid To Acquire Yahoo! Falls To Verizon

Dan Gilbert made a bid to acquire Yahoo!, but he ultimately lost out on a prime opportunity to Verizon, who won the bid. Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert attempted to buy Yahoo!, but his bid lost out to Verizon. Verizon paid $4.83 billion to acquire Yahoo!, which is well below the $44 billion that Microsoft offered […] Dan Gilbert’s Bid To Acquire Yahoo! Falls To Verizon...
Via King James Gospel
14 hours ago

5 Blockbuster Trades The Cleveland Cavaliers Could Make

Every team in the NBA is trying to keep pace with the Golden State Warriors, here are five trades that could help the Cleveland Cavaliers keep pace. The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in the waining moments of Game 7 in the NBA Finals. The Warriors felt that they needed to make a move, […] 5 Blockbuster Trades The Cleveland Cavaliers Could Make - King James...
Via King James Gospel
15 hours ago

Locked on Cavaliers Episode 6: The summer of Kyrie Irving

Today’s episode of Locked on Cavs breaks down the summer of Kyrie Irving and Larry Sanders’ possible return. Welcome back to ‘Locked on Cavaliers’, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast in the Locked on Sports Network. On today's episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by Complex News Editor Chopz (@Pchopz_) to talk about the summer of Kyrie Irving and about...
Via Fear The Sword
16 hours ago

AP source: Lue, Cavs agree to multiyear contract extension

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the contract says Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is getting a multiyear extension with the NBA champions. Lue, who took over the Cavs when David Blatt was fired in January and led Cleveland to the city's first championship since 1964, has agreed to the deal, said the person who spoke Monday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

George makes return to Team USA following leg injury

Paul George doesn’t look like he has skipped a beat. George took the court Friday against Argentina in an exhibition and posted 18 points, two boards and an assist in a lopsided 111-74 victory. Folks will recall the last time George took the court with Team USA, when he went up and came down, shattering his leg in a brutal display of the human body giving out. Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs sign free agent Chris "Birdman" Andersen

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have officially signed veteran forward Chris ''Birdman'' Andersen to a one-year contract. The NBA champions needed a backup center after losing Timofey Mozgov in free agency and are hoping the 38-year-old Andersen can fill that role. A 14-year veteran, Andersen, known for his multiple tattoos and toughness on the boards, split last season with Miami...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Delonte West attempting NBA comeback?

Delonte West has gone from the Cleveland Cavaliers to allegedly homeless to hoping for an NBA return. What a ride. West was a first-round pick in 2004 and played for four different teams, most notably with LeBron James and the Cavaliers (Pt. I). He then fell out of the league and into a rather public downward spiral off the court, as documented here, with this note showcasing one...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith still on different pages in regards to contract terms

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ big remaining issue this offseason is their lack of cap space. It may not seem like a huge problem because they already have a championship team in tact and you know the old saying, “if it aint broke don’t fix it”, but now the Cavs have been forced into a tough position due to the fact that other teams are stacking up around the league and their cap...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron tells Cavs he will re-sign, is in no rush

LeBron James has reportedly informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will re-sign with the team at some point this summer. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, LeBron has assured the Cavs he is not going anywhere but has given “no timetable for negotiating or signing a deal.” The reigning NBA Finals MVP has several contract options he could choose for next season but is said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith looking for $15 million annually

J.R. Smith is one of the top free agents remaining on the market. The veteran helped his Cleveland Cavaliers win the title this past season and is now reportedly looking to cash in big time. Yikes... hearing JR Smith seeking huge deal to return to Cavs, in the $15m per year range. Can Cavs really pass on bringing him back? — Steve Kyler (@stevekylerNBA) July 17, 2016 Paying...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Varejao would not accept title ring from Cavs

Anderson Varejao has a right to receive an NBA championship ring after spending part of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But he has no plans to accept one as a current member of the Golden State Warriors, who lost to the Cavs in the NBA Finals. Varejao eligible to receive a championship ring from time with #Cavs, but told he has no plans to accept after finishing with...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith ‘nervous’ about free agency choice

J.R. Smith is one of the top players remaining on the free agent market, and it is widely assumed that he is just waiting for an official offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers so he can stay right where he is. It may not be that simple. Smith opted out of a $5.4 million contract for the 2016-2017 season. After seeing what some mediocre free agents got on the open market, he really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving FaceTimed an NBA Legend after winning the NBA Championship

Following the Cleveland Cavaliers dramatic comeback series win against the Golden State Warriors, Cavs guard Kyrie Irving, who hit the game-winning three in Game 7 to seal the championship, FaceTimed an NBA legend just moments after. After seeing his family, Irving FaceTimed one of the best to ever step on the floor — Kobe Bryant. “I actually FaceTimed Kobe after the game as...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris 'Birdman' Andersen reportedly agrees to a 1-year deal with the Cavaliers

Chris "Birdman" Andersen has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Cavaliers, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Cleveland completed a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers just prior to making the deal with Andersen in order to make things work under the salary cap.Philadelphia sent the rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum to the Cavaliers in exchange...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Varejao has not asked Cavs for championship ring

Anderson Varejao signed with the Golden State Warriors in February, after spending his first 31 games of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he had been his entire 12-year career. Well, the Warriors and Cavs of course met in the NBA Finals, making Varejao the only player in NBA history to play for both Finals representatives in the same season. This of course brought...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James speaks up about Minnesota shooting

Reigning NBA Finals MVP and three-time champion LeBron James has never been afraid to speak up about the most-controversial societal issues facing the United States and the world. That didn’t suddenly end with his most-recent success on the court. James took to social media on Thursday to speak up about the senseless killing of an innocent black man in what was an otherwise routine...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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