How SI.com got the LeBron James ‘coming home’ story

LeBron James announced his decision to return to Cleveland on Friday by posting an essay co-wrote by Lee Jenkins on Sports Illustrated’s website. Jenkins knew of James decision on Thursday, via the Wall Street Journal’s Jeffery Trachtenberg: At some point on Thursday, Mr. Jenkins learned that Mr. James had made his choice. “The agreement was that he wouldn’t share the destination...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Cavaliers Offer Dion Waiters, Anthony Bennett for Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers now have LeBron James. They’re not done yet. Originally, the Cavaliers looked to be on the verge of shipping Andre Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves for All-NBA forward Kevin Love. Now, they’ve changed the parameters for the deal to not include Wiggins, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is “intrigued...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What LeBron’s Return to Cleveland Means

LeBron told his decision to Sports Illustrated for the cover article of their next issue.LeBron announced on Sports Illustrated that he would return to the team that drafted him, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Not only are the Cavs getting the league’s best player, but they are boosting themselves to a championship level of play that not many teams in the Eastern Conference are at. Of...
Via The League News
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love 'intrigued' by Cavaliers

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is "intrigued" by the idea of being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and would commit long term to the team, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. The Cavaliers have opened talks by offering guard Dion Waiters, forward Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick to the Timberwolves in exchange for Love, sources...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What LeBron’s decision to play for the Cavs means for the Celtics

There you have it… LeBron James is returning to the team, city and state he turned his back on four years ago. Can’t fault a guy for righting a wrong. I also loved the essay. Well done. Now… what does this mean for the Celtics? The Cavaliers are replacing the Heat as the front runner in the East. Bovada has them 4-1 favorites to win the title. With Bosh likely bolting for Houston...
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Miami Heat News: LeBron James Headed Back to Cleveland

After much speculation and the world waiting hand and foot on number six, it looks like the LeBron James sweepstakes has finally come to an end. For the 2014-2015 NBA season, James will be rocking a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform and join forces with Kyrie Irving, Andrew Wiggins, Dion Waiters, and quite possibly rumor has it, superstar power forward Kevin Love. You guys may have heard...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Offer Waiters, Bennett, 1st Rounder To Wolves For Kevin Love

LeBron James referenced looking forward to playing with Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, Dion Waiters and Anderson Varejao in his essay announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but there was no mention of Andrew Wiggins or Anthony Bennett. Wiggins has been rumored to be a necessary piece should the Cavaliers trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves with Kevin Love. Chris Broussard...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dan Gilbert’s infamous letter impacting LeBron James decision

LeBron James is well aware of the letter that Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wrote after he left for Miami in 2010.  The fact that the infamous letter remained on the Cavs’ website for the past four years could be the major reason the four-time MVP has taken his time to decide whether to play for Miami or Cleveland, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. “If it wasn...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers meeting with Gordon Hayward

The Cleveland Cavaliers are hosting restricted free agent Gordon Hayward for a visit Wednesday, reports Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Utah RFA Gordon Hayward is meeting with Cavaliers officials in Cleveland today, sources tell Yahoo. Offer sheet could be forthcoming. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 2, 2014 According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Cavaliers...
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9 days ago  |  1 Comment

Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving agree on five-year extension

The Cleveland Cavaliers came into this offseason with the hope of signing star point guard Kyrie Irving to a long-term extension, and they were able to do just that. According to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, the Cavaliers and Irving have agreed to a five-year max contract extension. This is extremely good news for Cleveland, and it sets them up for success long-term. Looking forward...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers to offer Kyrie Irving max deal at midnight

Members of the Cleveland Cavaliers  front office are flying to New Jersey Monday to meet with star point guard Kyrie Irving and offer him a maximum contract extension, reports ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Sources: Cavaliers flying to NJ today to offer @KyrieIrving max deal (5 yrs, $90 million) on July 1 — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 30, 2014 ESPN’s Tony Rizzo reports...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the Cleveland Cavaliers Starting Five for the 2014-2015 Season

AP After winning the NBA Draft Lottery for the second year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers seem to have some great luck with them right now. The question remains; Can this luck carry into the regular season? This will be an interesting offseason for the Cavs, especially with a rumored return by a certain “king”. Let’s dive into who I think the Cavaliers will send out onto...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins sets high goals for rookie season

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Andrew Wiggins, has already set some goals for his rookie season. “I want to come in and create an impact off the bat, offensively and defensively,” Wiggins said. “Be a good teammate, be a good part of the organization. I want to be on the All-Defensive team, be Rookie of the Year, make the All-Star team.”  Wiggins was introduced...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Wiggins, 19, averaged 17.1 points and 5.9 rebounds in his one season with the Jayhawks. Cleveland has selected first overall in the draft for the third time in the last four seasons. In 2011, the Cavaliers selected Kyrie Irving, and in 2013, Cleveland picked Anthony Bennett. The post Cavaliers...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Options: 3 Routes for Cavs to take on Draft Night

The 2014 NBA Draft is officially here. The Cleveland Cavaliers will be on the clock in a matter of hours. In one of the more undecided pre-draft processes in quite some time, the Cavs have been toggling back and forth on what to do with the top pick. The stakes couldn’t be higher for Cleveland. The Cavs sit with their third No.1 overall pick in the last four years. That is an incredible...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers making late attempt to work out Dante Exum

The Cleveland Cavaliers, who currently hold the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s draft, are making a late run at trying to bring Australian guard Dante Exum to Cleveland for a work out. ESPN’s Andy Katz reported that while Exum is not expected to be the No. 1 pick, he could be a prime target for the Cavaliers if they trade down. According to ESPN, the Cavs have a few different...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers deciding between Parker, Wiggins for No.1 pick

As we near Thursday’s NBA Draft, there is reportedly a “split” within the Cleveland Cavaliers organization on what to do with the No.1 overall pick. The team is reportedly stuck on choosing between Duke’s Jabari Parker and Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins, according to ESPN.com A source told ESPN “they haven’t come to a decision yet” on who to take, and the debate is ongoing...
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17 days ago  |  1 Comment

Cavaliers to trade either Waiters or Irving at draft?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been very active in trade discussions so far this offseason, and they are expected to make a fairly big deal on or before draft night. According to a report from Sam Amico of Fox Sports, a source close to Dion Waiters believes that either Kyrie Irving or Waiters will be traded on draft day. This is certainly intriguing news, and it wouldn’t be too...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers hire David Blatt as head coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers have hired David Blatt as the team’s 20th head coach, The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Friday. Blatt, who resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv, replaces Mike Brown who was fired on May 12. Blatt has played and coached in Europe the past 33 years.  He becomes the first European head coach to be picked to run an NBA team. Blatt, 55, led Maccabi Tel...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers to move Dion Waiters during draft?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to make some moves this offseason, and one player that is available in trade talks is shooting guard Dion Waiters. Waiters has shown at times in his career that he can be a lethal scorer, but he has also been a problem in the locker room and inconsistent at other times. According to ProBasketballDraft.com, the Cavaliers could move Waiters on draft...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers won’t consider Joel Embiid with first pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers have kept their thoughts on who they want to select with the number one overall pick fairly secretive, but they are reportedly not going to consider Joel Embiid anymore. Embiid has suffered a foot injury that will require surgery, and that has made the Cavaliers decide to move on from having him in the consideration. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Seek Workout With Dante Exum

The Cleveland Cavaliers would like to bring in Dante Exum for a workout following news of Joel Embiid's foot injury, according to sources. Exum is widely considered to be outside the top-3 prospects of Embiid, Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins. Looking at Exum could signal the Cavaliers have interest in trading down, though it is difficult to see how he would fit in with Kyrie...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid reportedly suffers foot injury, may be broken

The front-runner to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft, Joel Embiid, has suffered a right foot injury, his agent confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday. “He suffered a foot injury to his right foot, sometime over the last few days,” agent Arn Tellem told ESPN’s Andy Katz by phone Thursday. “He’s getting evaluations from various doctors and experts in the field. We...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid meets with Cavs, Jabari Parker plans workout for Bucks

With Andrew Wiggins’ and Dante Exum’s handlers announcing their clients first pre-draft workouts earlier this week, it was only a matter a time before the other shoe fell regarding the draft’s additional two elite prospects. On Wednesday, we learned that former Kansas Jayhawk center Joel Embiid had arrived in Cleveland for his long awaited physical and workout in front of the...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Offered Lottery Pick For Dion Waiters, Tristan Thompson

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be able to land another lottery pick, according to Sam Amico. @SamAmicoFSO Team w lottery pick has also been in conversations w #Cavs, source says. Told Dion Waiters, Tristan Thompson part of exploratory talks. Teams with lottery picks after the top five selections include the Boston Celtics, Los... The post Cavs Offered Lottery Pick For Dion Waiters...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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