Heat Interested in Chris Douglas-Roberts

After a frenzy filled first couple weeks of free agency, it seems like the chaos has slowed down a bit. As the Miami Heat are looking to finalize their roster, one player in particular has drawn significant interest from Miami according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Count former Charlotte small forward/shooting guard Chris Douglas-Roberts among remaining free agents who...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen 'leaning towards' joining LeBron in Cleveland?

Ohio's NBA franchise might need to rename itself the "Cleveland Heat." Many of LeBron James' former Miami teammates are opting to follow him to the Cavaliers -- Mike Miller and James Jones signed with the Cavs last week, and now it looks like another 3 point sharp shooter could be joining them in Northern Ohio. The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn is reporting that...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Allen Leaning Towards Cleveland

The power LeBron James has is unbelievable. LeBron was able to lure Mike Miller and James Jones to Cleveland. Future hall of famer Ray Allen could be next. NBA source tells Globe that Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for 19th season and joining LeBron James with #cavaliers — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) July 24, 2014 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Cavaliers Free Agent Signings

The Cleveland Cavaliers made the biggest splash in free agency, as they brought the league’s best player back home.  They also made a few other signings besides the most notable.  Below I grade the Cavaliers free agent signings:LeBron JamesGrade: A+LeBron James made the most epic move of the NBA Free Agency period when he returned home to Cleveland to join the Cavaliers.  LeBron...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bigs that the Cavaliers can still target

The Cleveland Cavaliers need some big bodies. Badly. The addition of Lebron James took the Cavs from the bottom to the top quickly, but they still aren’t a finished and ready-made championship contender just yet. The Cavs badly need some rim protection and size in the middle. They took care of some shooting issues with the additions of Mike Miller and James Jones. Size and rim...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent Roundup: Lottery Edition

It’s been a busy week in free agency, and last year’s lottery teams have been extremely active. Cleveland Cavaliers While the big news in the rumor mill are the Cavs have reportedly made Andrew Wiggins available in trade talks to acquire Kevin Love, and that LeBron has reached out to Love regarding his desire to play with him in Cleveland—the Cavs signed a couple veteran 3...
Via The Lottery Mafia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Talking Mike Miller, James Jones and Trading For Kevin Love

Mike Miller reached an agreement with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a two-year, $5.5 million contract earlier this week.  James Jones, according to multiple reports, followed his former Heat teammate to Cleveland a day later. On Wednesday, I joined “The Sam Bourquin Show” on News-Talk 1480 WHBC to discuss the impact of each signing. We also talked about the possibility of trading...
Via Stepien Rules
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Miller and James Jones to the Cavs

image from nba.com   Have you played with LeBron James and the Heat recently? If so you can expect a call soon from Cavs GM David Griffin. Former Miami Heat wingmen Mike Miller and James Jones have come to agreements to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mike Miller had reportedly been offered a 3 year deal worth $12 million, but instead chose to play for the Cavs on a 2 year $5...
Via Pass The Pill
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Sign Two of LeBron’s Favorite Former Teammates

Mike Miller and James Jones are both proven NBA shooters who can add versatility to this Cleveland roster.The biggest this offseason for any team was definitely the Cleveland Cavaliers’ acquisition of LeBron James. Cavs GM Dan Gilbert must feel great about himself, but he must also wonder whether he has the right pieces to put around James and form chemistry. Gilbert just made...
Via The League News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Sign James Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed James Jones to a minimum contract, according to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal. Jones, LeBron James’ former teammate, averaged 4.9 points per game last season. The 33-year-old veteran was a member of the Miami Heat’s two-peat during 2012-13. He can help spread the floor and... The post Cavaliers Sign James Jones appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs set to land James Jones

The Lebron James connection kept rolling strong in Cleveland on Wednesday, as yet another former Miami Heat shooter signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to multiple reports. The Cavs agreed to a deal with sharpshooter James Jones. The deal is believed to be a one-year agreement worth the league’s veteran minimum. Jones, 33, has spent the last six seasons as a shooting...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Jones signs with Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have come to terms on a one-year contract with veteran guard James Jones, according to a report by the Akron Beacon Journal. Jones and the Cavs have not yet signed the deal, but the terms are in place, the newspaper reported. Jones, 33, spent the previous seven of his 11-year pro career with the Heat. He played in just 20 games last season and averaged 4.9 points. According...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Keep ‘em coming: James Jones signs with Cavs

While Ray Allen deliberates his future, James Jones has reportedly jumped ahead of him in former members of the Miami Heat to join LeBron James in Cleveland. #Cavs have signed James Jones to one year deal for league minimum, source tells the Beacon Journal — Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) July 16, 2014 Jones appeared in only 20 games for the Heat last season, averaging 4.9 points...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs agree with veteran James Jones on one-year contract

The Cavaliers agreed to a one-year contract with veteran wing James Jones, a league source told the Beacon Journal today. The deal is worth the league minimum. Jones, 6-foot-8, 215 pounds, is the second former Miami Heat player to join LeBron James with the Cavs in as many days after Mike Miller agreed to a deal Tuesday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonesing For Steals

Well that was a nice easy title to kick things off after a week's vacation. All that fresh sea air and funnel cake at the Jersey Shore really refreshed me spiritually. Of course the Atlantic City Expressway had the reverse effect, so I guess I have to call it a wash. This week, James Jones and his five steals in two weeks is getting the lede. Jones went from being more of a...
Via Razzball
22 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron On Vacation With Ray Allen & James Jones in Bahamas (Photo)

While everyone is speculating on whether or not LeBron James plans on returning to the Heat, him and some of his Heat teammates are having no worries on vacation in the Bahamas. King James, James Jones and Ray Allen are seen here boarding a private jet. LeBron James, Ray Allen, & James Jones are in the Bahamas for vacation. pic.twitter.com/uB8MlvfeyE — NBA Central (@TheNBACentral...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Staff 2014 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Ranks

With minicamp well underway and the offseason building momentum toward fantasy football draft season our staff consensus rankings are now available. We’re in the midst of offering one position per week in the month of June to cover all you’ll need to know for early rankings, moving on to our 2014 fantasy football wide receiver ranks. [2014 QB Ranks] [2014 RB Ranks] In truth...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson expects contract talks with Packers to heat up

After Green Bay let Greg Jennings and James Jones walk in consecutive offseasons, Jordy Nelson sits as the elder statesman of the Packers' wide receivers group. As Nelson enters the final year of his three-year, $12.6 million contract, the Packers prioritized extending him to a long-term deal, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported in February. On Tuesday, the receiver said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet The NFL's Newest Playoff Contender: The Oakland Raiders

Wait, what? You must be wondering if you read the title of the article correctly. And now that you've confirmed that your eyes are, in fact, not deceiving you, you are likely questioning my writing credentials. The Oakland Raiders as playoff contenders? That statement is beyond bold; to most, it borders on the absurd.Yet, when you take away all the taboos associated with the...
Via Football Nation
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the bench be a factor in Miami’s three – peat course?

The Miami Heat are currently not as good as they were a year before. In fact, LeBron James is the only player who has improved his performance since the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals, when the Heat were at the same position they are today. Nevertheless, the Heat know what they’ll be getting out of their Big Three, who, combined will lead the team one way or another. However, the...
Via Basketball Bicker
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lebron Wants ‘Big Time’ James Jones to Play More

The Miami Heat are coming off of their first loss of the postseason, and that is enough to get Lebron James looking for answers. In Game 3 against the Nets, Brooklyn lit the Heat up from the 3-point line, making a franchise playoff record 15 trey’s in the 104-90 win.  On the flip side, the Heat shot 8-24 from downtown, meaning the Nets outscored them by 21 from beyond the arc...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Kemba Walker crosses up James Jones and buries the three

Tweet The scrappy 2013-2014 Charlotte Bobcats introduced themselves to the casual NBA fan Sunday in their first round opener against the Heat and probably won a few fans, despite losing 99-88 in Miami. One of the Bobcats’ best players in Kemba Walker, and his handle will make for a couple highlight-worthy plays a game. Like for instance, this beautiful playground-esque crossover...
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Holding the hot hand, James Jones makes the most of his Game 1 chance

MIAMI -- James Jones' most important work during the regular season often occurred before Miami Heat road games. That's when the veteran swingman would arrive at the arena early to shoot around with teammate and fellow health nut Ray Allen. He then would take food orders for Heat players' postgame meals. "One thing about Champ, he's very responsible," Udonis...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Holding the hot hand, James Jones makes the most of his Game 1 chance

MIAMI -- James Jones' most important work during the regular season often occurred before Miami Heat road games. That's when the veteran swingman would arrive at the arena early to shoot around with teammate and fellow health nut Ray Allen. He then would take food orders for Heat players' postgame meals. "One thing about Champ, he's very responsible," Udonis...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Miami dispatches Charlotte in familiar fashion in Game 1

MIAMI -- For a playoff opener, it certainly had the feel of a Miami Heat-Charlotte Bobcats regular-season game. LeBron James scored 27 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 to lead the Heat past Charlotte 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs first-round series. It was Miami's 17th consecutive victory against the Bobcats counting the regular season. In a surprise, James Jones...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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