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Cleveland Cavaliers: Trading For Kosta Koufos

Cleveland Cavaliers: Trading For Kosta Koufos By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Cavaliers Get: Kosta Koufos Grizzlies Get: Dion Waiters The Cleveland Cavaliers with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Anderson Varejao, Tristan Thompson, Shawn Marion, Mike Miller, James Jones and Dion Waiters have the most talented roster in the NBA. They aren’t the best team...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' Dion Waiters fasted, cut carbs to drop 12 pounds

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters is excited about the possibilities with LeBron James and Kevin Love on his team next year, and he's prepared for the season differently this summer, via Mike Sielski of the Philadelphia Inquirer: What he has a chance to be now, with James and Love, is a champion. By fasting for Ramadan and adopting a new diet that cut his carbohydrate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters has been training with Kevin Love

“When I get the opportunity to get the ball, I’ve got to destroy my opponent.” Dion Waiters has apparently been one step ahead of everyone. Before LeBron James announced his return to Northeast Ohio, the King made a phone call to Cavs’ shooting guard Dion Waiters. In a piece by Mike Sieleski of Philly.com, Waiters says that while traveling to the West Coast to work out with pro...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters stays in Cleveland: King's orders

Dion Waiters was en route to Los Angeles last month for a weeklong workout session with pro basketball trainer Rob McClanaghan, an annual West Coast trip that had become as much a part of Waiters' offseason routine as the trade rumors that always seem to include his name, when his cellphone buzzed. He answered it. "Be ready," LeBron James told him. James had not yet...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love: I’m committed to winning title with Cavaliers

Kevin Love said Tuesday that he made it known to the Minnesota Timberwolves that he wanted to be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers following a phone call from LeBron James. “LeBron signed to come back, and a few hours later he called me and I said ‘I’m in,’” Love said Tuesday at a news conference. “That had a lot to do with my decision. It means a lot to be a part of...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers acquire Kevin Love from Timberwolves

The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially acquired forward Kevin Love in a three-team trade that sends guard Andrew Wiggins and forward Anthony Bennett to Minnesota and a protected 2015 first round pick (via Miami) to Philadelphia. As part of the three-team trade, Minnesota will also acquire forward Thaddeus Young from the 76ers, while Philadelphia receives forward Luc Mbah a Moute...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: The Time is Now

When Dion Waiters was drafted fourth overall in the 2012 NBA Draft, many experts believed the Cleveland Cavaliers made a huge mistake. Coming out of Syracuse, Waiters was the teams sixth man, a gifted athlete who could get to the rim and finish at will but lacked the shooting range to be consistent from deep. For the most part, Waiters proved the naysayers wrong, earning a spot...
Via Cavs Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Blatt won’t commit to starting Dion Waiters

Flexibility is typically a benefit, but the Cleveland Cavaliers’ current options could prove to make Dion Waiters’ goal of being the team’s starting shooting guard a bit difficult. Waiters’ desires are well known by this point, and while Andrew Wiggins may very well be on his way out, but Cavs have added Mike Miller and could very well be in the mix for Ray Allen—both...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Dion Waiters the Cavaliers’ X-Factor?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are heading into a very exciting season with the re-signing of LeBron James and acquisition of Kevin Love, but they still need more role players to step up around their big three. One of those players is Dion Waiters, who has shown a great ability to score... The post Is Dion Waiters the Cavaliers’ X-Factor? appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Dion Waiters Does the Shmoney Dance (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters is the latest to try his hand at the hottest dance in the streets, Bobby Shmurda’s “Shmoney Dance.” The dance craze is sweeping the nation after Shmurda hit the dance in his video for “Hot N-gga’s.” Waiters seen here doing the dance on his Instagram page, does a good job of pulling it off after he loosened up a bit.
Via Thacover2
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Dion Waiters Does the Shmoney Dance (Video)

Bobby Shmurda has been the topic of discussion lately ever since the rapper’s song “Hot N***a” became the hottest track of the summer. The song is mostly known for the dance that is in it, now dubbed as the “Shmoney Dance.” The dance, in my opinion, is pretty stupid. However, almost every celebrity like Chris Brown or Lil Wayne have been seen doing it. To be honest, I do...
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters Says LeBron Told Him To Be Ready Days Before Decision

LeBron James may not have known what he was going to do until hours before the decision 2.0, but some of his new Cavs teammates are saying that James let them days before that the return was in the works. Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters told SLAM Magazine that he and LeBron talked “four or five days” before he made his decision.  Waiters says James told him to “be ready”...
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters says LeBron told him to be ready days before Decision

Dion Waiters is honest. He brings a competitive edge to the basketball court that’s fueled by an unrelenting desire to never back down. After being selected fourth overall in 2012, Waiters has averaged 15.3 points and 3.0 assists over his first 131 games in League. When asked about competing for a starting job this season, he answers with the same competitive honesty he plays...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

My Latest At SLAM with Dion Waiters – The Journey Begins

My latest at SLAM is a feature on Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters. I spoke with Waiters this week about his summer, Coach Blatt, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, growing up in Philadelphia and his overall excitement for the upcoming year. The article link is below along with an excerpt. SLAM – The Journey Begins: Dion Waiters is ready for the next chapter of Cavaliers basketball...
Via Stepien Rules
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers are extremely excited about the upcoming season that they have with LeBron James returning to town, but they are still looking to make another move or two before they end their offsesaon. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Cavaliers are meeting with veteran small forward Shawn Marion today to discuss a potential fit. Marion has been looking...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves owner: Kevin Love trade in August ‘is likely’

A trade sending Kevin Love out of Minnesota seems imminent before the 2014-15 NBA season starts. Where Love ultimately ends up remains to be seen, but on Saturday, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told the Pioneer Press he expects a trade involving Love to happen some time in late August. Previously, Taylor had been adamant he wanted Love to remain on the Timberwolves. But now, it...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving: ‘Everyone’s going to be coming for us’

The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to compete for a championship this season, and having LeBron James come home is adding a lot of hype to their franchise. Kyrie Irving is excited about the opportunity to team up with James, but he also understands that it will mean that the rest of the league is gunning for Cleveland. At this point in time, they are the without a doubt the team...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters of the Cleveland Cavaliers Could Become The Next Great Sixth Man in the NBA

Dion Waiters has made it clear that he doesn’t want to embrace his role as the potential sixth man of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but being the sixth man isn’t as bad as what many people make it out to be. Waiters is a an off-the-charts talent, but with rookie Andrew Wiggns potentially in the fold Waiters may be forced to come off of the bench. Waiters is clearly the better basketball...
Via The Front Office News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves talking Kevin love trade only with Cavaliers

The Minnesota Timberwolves are engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with just the Cleveland Cavaliers, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst. As has been the case for a week, the Cavaliers remain the front-runners to acquire Love in a trade co-headlined by No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins. However, sources this week have described the Cavs as the only team...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: I want to start, but…

As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue talks with the Minnesota Timberwolves about acquiring disgruntled power forward Kevin Love, one of the players who could potentially be dealt is reiterating that he wants his role to be as a starter. In an interview with CSNSW’s Chris Haynes, Waiters stated that not only does he want to be among the Cavaliers’ starting five, he thinks he should...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: ‘I believe I should start’

The Cleveland Cavaliers still have yet to complete a deal for Kevin Love. That’s not to say it won’t happen, but at the moment the Cavs have a somewhat crowded backcourt. There may not be enough room for both Dion Waiters and rookie sensation Andrew Wiggins. Waiters, who recently created a stir on Twitter by […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Waiters maintains he's the best candidate to start at two for Cavs

Dion Waiters is enormously confident in his abilities to produce on the basketball court. It’s one of the main reasons why he’s one of the best young scorers in this league. That’s why his response to a Twitter question asking if he would accept a role of coming off the bench -- following the Cavaliers drafting No.1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins and the signing LeBron James...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs guard Waiters reiterates he wants to start

Dion Waiters is entering his third NBA season, and he has been regularly effective off the bench. But Waiters is making it clear that he strongly prefers to play another role. "I want to start and I believe that I should at the two," Waiters said in an interview with CSNNW.com NBA writer Chris Haynes on Monday. Waiters was speaking after taking part in the first day of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Miller signing and some Dion Waiters thoughts

Does this look like ‘bench’ material to you? The Cleveland Cavaliers reached a deal with veteran sharpshooter Mike Miller, reportedly being ready to sign the 14-year veteran to a two year deal worth around $5.4 million, including a player option for the second year. Miller is a favorite of homeward-bound Cavalier LeBron James (yes, that was as fun to write as it probably is to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers sign Andrew Wiggins, Joe Harris

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a four-year contract on Thursday. Because of league rules on rookie contracts, the Cavaliers will not be allowed to trade Wiggins until at least August 23. Wiggins has been involved in trade discussions between the Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a deal that would send Kevin Love to...
Via Sports-Glory
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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