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Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 Observations from loss to Dallas Mavericks

The Cleveland Cavaliers are now 4-1 in preseason after their first loss Friday night against the Dallas Mavericks. Many factors went into the Cavaliers loss, but here are three observations from the game. Kyrie Irving Returns After missing the last three preseason games due to a sprained ankle, Irving was ready to go. He picked up right where he left off, coming out strong and aggressive...
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Dion Waiters says the Cavs will be referred to as the “Big Four”

Jason Whitney Dion Waiters believes by the end of the year he’ll be mentioned in the same breath of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. The explosive guard out of Syracuse has had an up and down tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers since being drafted fourth overall in the 2012 NBA draft. But this season, Waiters […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers...
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Cavaliers Tristan Thompson Kissed Sideline Reporter (Video)

This was a candid kiss and quite random might we add.  Cavaliers sideline reporter Allie Clifton was speaking to Tristan Thompson and Thompson felt the need to land a kiss on her head. He giggled and ran away like a school girl. [UpRoxx] The post Cavaliers Tristan Thompson Kissed Sideline Reporter (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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David Blatt on Dion Waiters: 'I don't think he should lead us in shots'

Last week Dion Waiters told Northeast Ohio Media Group that he hasn't had to adjust his game much since LeBron James and Kevin Love joined the Cavaliers. In Brazil, Waiters said, "Not really," when I asked if he has had to modify his game. "I've been able to play my game. I've been able to attack when I want to, shoot when I want to shoot. So, nothing...
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Cavs Coach On Dion Waiters: ‘He Shouldn’t Lead Us In Shots’

LeBron James told Dion Waiters to be confident and find his comfort zone. I’m not sure Bron wanted Waiters to go jacking for beats after four five preseason games. Dion Waiters has led the Cleveland Cavaliers in shot attempts in all five of their preseason games. Yes thats a Cavaliers team that trots out heavyweight scorers LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving on a nightly...
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Tristan Thompson kisses Cavs sideline reporter after interview (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson wrapped up his pregame interview with sideline reporter Allie Clifton with a kiss on the cheek prior to Friday night's preseason game against Dallas.Thompson appeared to be in a playful mood and had no ill intentions, but clearly took Clifton a bit off guard. Video via @CJZero. H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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Video: LeBron Hammers Down the Alley-oop from Kyrie Irving

Although the play didn’t count, it is certainly worth another look. Early on in the 3rd quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Dallas Mavericks game on Friday night, Kyrie Irving threw a one-handed lob up to LeBron James on a two-on-one fastbreak in what is most certainly going to hold up as the play of the night. The post Video: LeBron Hammers Down the Alley-oop from Kyrie...
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Watch: Cavs' Tristan Thompson kisses sideline reporter

Last we checked in on Tristan Thompson, he was deciding if he should shoot jumpers with his right hand or left, a somewhat odd dilemma to be having at the NBA level. While he may have been indecisive on how to shoot, that indecisiveness seems to not carry over to his on camera persona where he basically just went for it by planting a smooch on sideline reporter Allie Clifton. As...
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Cleveland Cavaliers season preview: Player Projections

This is the third and final edition of our Cleveland Cavaliers season preview. In the last two previews, we took a look at roster analysis and team projections. In this portion of the season preview we’ll look at individual player projections and get a starting rotation set while also outlining the key reserves. Cavaliers Starting Five Kyrie Irving (PG), Dion Waiters (SG), Lebron...
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Cavaliers: Three Under-the-Radar Additions That Could Make an Impact

It’s been a busy summer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, from the drama of the Kevin Love trade to the return of LeBron James to Northeast Ohio. With so many monumental roster changes taking place, it’s easy to forget about some of the lesser-known guys that the Cavs have added in the offseason. While not all of these guys will be household names to the casual NBA fan, they have...
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LeBron talks about repairing relationship with Dan Gilbert

When LeBron James was weighing this past offseason whether or not he would spurn the Miami Heat and opt to return to play for his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, there was something of an elephant in the room as he pondered his future. And that elephant’s name was Dan Gilbert. When James uttered those now-infamous words, […] The post LeBron James on how he was able to forgive...
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LeBron James says he didn’t set pick for the wrong team

It’s a permanent silly season around LeBron James. Everything he does is subject to hyper-analysis. The latest story? Did LeBron James “forget” that he left the Heat and accidentally set a pick on his teammate Matthew Dellavadova? LeBron says, “No, stupid.” “For non-basketball people,” James began with a smirk when asked about the apparent blooper before the Cavs played...
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LeBron: Criticism for pick on teammate is 'stupid'

LeBron James says the criticism he received for accidentally setting a pick on his new teammate, Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova, was “stupid.” The Cavaliers and Miami Heat played a preseason game in Rio de Janeiro last weekend, and the most memorable moment was when James stood in the way of Dellavedova, freeing up space for former teammate Norris Cole to operate...
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Kevin Love lights up Milwaukee with 25 points (Video / GIF)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love led the way during Tuesday night's 106-100 preseason victory over Milwaukee. With LeBron James taking the night off, Love lit up the Bucks for 25 points on 8-11 shooting, including 5-7 from 3-point range. Love found himself open frequently, and when he wasn't, he gave himself space for a shot with moves like this:Video via NBA...
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Who Will Be Cut From The Cavs Roster?

At the halfway point of Cleveland Cavaliers’ training camp, the bulk of the team roster is pretty well set, given the two key components at forward that have been added over the summer, and the slew of veterans that followed in their wake. However, the last few spots are still up for grabs, and are therefore, worthy of a closer look. Overall, 17 players are competing for 15 opportunities...
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