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QUIZ: Name every winner of the NBA's Three-Point Contest

The Three-Point Contest has been a part of the NBA All-Star Game weekend since the 1985-86 season. Can you name every winner? Note: The 1998-99 game was cancelled due to the lockout.    
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov with great line: ‘In Russia we ride bears’

Cleveland Cavaliers big man Timofey Mozgov knows Russia is tougher than America. Just ask him. Before Friday night’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, James Jones was talking to reporters about how his contract prohibits him from riding horses. Mozgov heard his teammate and responded with a quote that has no appropriate rebuttal unless you live in Skyrim and have conquered...
Via Sportsnaut
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

No context needed for this Mozgov quote: 'In Russia, we ride bears'

Really, though, do you need any further explanation other than the fact that Cleveland Cavaliers big man Timofey Mozgov said, "In Russia, we ride bears," before the Cavs beat the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night? Fine. But we're telling you, the quote alone is worth the price of admission.According to ESPN.com, Cleveland forward James Jones was discussion the dangerous activities...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Help Us Jesus (or Kyrie): Cavs-Pelicans, Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (13-6) 108 New Orleans Pelicans (5-15) 114 (OT) Box Score After giveaway Tuesday at the Q against the Washington Wizards in what was their worst game of the season so far, Cleveland Cavaliers fans hoped that the Cavs would respond with renewed urgency and zeal in Friday night’s game in New Orleans against the Pelicans. A big win could have righted the ship...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs reportedly hold players-only meeting after loss to Raptors

LeBron James has been to the Finals in each of the last five seasons, so he knows perhaps better than anyone what it takes to reach the championship round.And he's not seeing it from his Cavaliers, at least to this point of the season.After Cleveland was outscored 31-16 over a key late-game stretch that resulted in a four-point road loss to the Raptors, ESPN's Dave McMenamin reports...
Via Fox Sports
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Hold Players-Only Meeting After Loss To Raptors

The Cleveland Cavaliers held a players-only meeting following a 103-99 loss to the Toronto Raptors. LeBron James and James Jones got on the team for its inconsistent play during their 11-4 start to the season. "It's all mindset," James said after the game, still visibly frustrated. "It comes from within. I've always had it; my upbringing had me like that. It's either you got it or...
Via RealGM
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James, James Jones lead players-only meeting after loss

LeBron James and James Jones led a players-only meeting after their Cleveland Cavaliers lost 103-99 to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. James and Jones were dissatisfied with the team’s effort and called the meeting, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin. The Cavs were up by two with under eight minutes left and faded down the stretch, falling behind by nine points and eventually...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers fight off the Philadelphia 76ers 107-100, LeBron James fastest player to reach 25,000 points

Veteran Cavaliers forward James Jones checked into the game for Kevin Love with 3:15 to go in the second quarter. A little over a minute after, Jones showed why he’s one of the best three-point shooters in the game. Coming into the game without taking a shot since pregame warmups, Jones had his number called [&hellip The post Cleveland Cavaliers fight off the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via No Coast Bias
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Fall back, then spring forward: Cavs-Sixers, Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers 107Philadelphia 76ers 100Box Score Approximately one hour after tipoff, with 3:58 to go in the second quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers trailed the Philadelphia 76ers, 50-37. Perhaps it was the effects of Daylight Savings Time at work, as it took the Cavs right around one hour to play meaningful basketball in the Wells Fargo Center. They were lazy and profligate...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Your quick reminder that James Jones is the best

Every successful NBA team has one of those guys—the guy who, despite not exactly selling a ton of jerseys or are worthy of ownership on a fantasy hoops squad, add value in ways well beyond the floor. They’re wise and grandfatherly and say things that, while not necessarily helping with a story or headline item, make your ears perk up in appreciation for the way they analyze and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Training Camp Daily: Jumpshot James ’16

It’s impossible to spend five or ten minutes with James Jones and not come away completely impressed. Whether it’s his calm demeanor, his well-thought discourse, or his otherworldly grasp of the game, Jones is one part veteran sharpshooter and one part scholar, garnished with the occasional defensive play that can change the tide of a game. For Cavalier fans who tuned in to NBA...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

James Jones Re-Signs With Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have re-signed James Jones.Jones appeared in 57 games (two starts) for the Cavs during the 2014-15 regular season and averaged 4.4 points in 11.7 minutes per game. He also shot .360 from the three-point line and .848 from the free throw line. Jones previously said he would re-sign with the Cavaliers.
Via RealGM
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers re-sign veteran small forward James Jones

CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers have re-signed small forward James Jones, who provided leadership and long-range shooting for the Eastern Conference champions last season. Jones will make the veteran's minimum next season. He played in 57 games and made two starts in his first season with Cleveland. He also appeared in 20 postseason games, averaging 4.4 points in 15.6 minutes. A 12-year...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers re-sign veteran James Jones

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have re-signed small forward James Jones, who provided leadership and long-range shooting for the Eastern Conference champions last season. Jones will make the veteran's minimum next season. He played in 57 games and made two starts in his first season with Cleveland. He also appeared in 20 postseason games, averaging 4.4 points in 15.6 minutes. A 12...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs agree to deal with James Jones

by Will Gibson I mean, would you leave LeBron James? James “Champ” Jones has apparently decided no, as the 34-year-old forward has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, per NEOMG’s Chris Haynes. Jones kept his word, as he said he would be back in Cleveland “for sure” just last week. The deal is reportedly for the minimum, which will...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs News: James Jones and Cavaliers Agree to One-Year Deal

James Jones will be back in a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform next season. According to Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Jones has reached an agreement on a one-year deal to return to the franchise for a second season. The contract is for the veteran’s minimum. James Jones, #Cavs reach agreement on one-year deal for veteran’s minimum, league sources inform @Clevelanddotcom...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

James Jones announces his intentions to re-sign with Cavs

Cleveland Cavaliers forward James Jones announced his intentions to return to the Cavs this offseason on the red carpet for the first Players' Awards show. Jones told the Northeast Ohio Media Group, "I'll be back in Cleveland for sure."  "I've made it well known last year when I told them I was coming to help change the culture and do something special," Jones told NEOMG, "I was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

James Jones: I’ll be back in Cleveland for sure

On the red carpet of the first Players’ Awards show in Las Vegas on Sunday, Cleveland Cavaliers forward and three-point specialist James Jones told Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com that he will be a Cavalier next season. “I’ll be back in Cleveland for sure,” Jones said. A 34-year old free agent, it was unclear if Jones would return to the Cavaliers. Signing a one-year deal with...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

James Jones Plans To Re-Sign With Cavaliers

James Jones confirmed he'll re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jones remains a free agent and is coming off a one-year deal with the Cavaliers. "I'll be back in Cleveland for sure," Jones told the Northeast Ohio Media Group Sunday in Las Vegas, on the red carpet for the first Players' Awards show. "I've made it well known last year when I told them I was coming to help change...
Via RealGM
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The future is for the taking for the Cavs

by Scott Sargent With roughly one minute left in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 6 battle against the Golden State Warriors, Cavs majority owner Dan Gilbert entered the team’s tunnel, rounded the corner and slapped his right thumb on the security sensor that would provide him access to the team’s locker room. His team was enduring the final seconds of a bittersweet season, his...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs crunch time: Shot distribution, selection come to forefront

By Matt Zemek As a two-day break between Games 4 and 5 allows for at least a partial reset of the 2015 NBA Finals, a specific tension point has emerged for the Cleveland Cavaliers. At the very least, if this tension point existed in previous games, it seems even more urgent now. If Cleveland struggled with shot selection and shot distribution in previous games, the team’s smothering...
Via Crossover Chronicles
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala tries to get high-five from James Jones in 2015 NBA Finals Game 4

We’ve seen some interesting moments so far in the 2015 NBA Finals but Golden State’s Andre Iguodala has done that many of us haven’t seen before. In the first half of play, Iguodala tried to get to the basket but was ultimately blocked by Cleveland Cavaliers forward James Jones on a nice defensive play. Watch as Iguodala tries to get a high-five from Jones after the play that...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Golden State Warriors Can Get Back Into The Series

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots against James Jones #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth quarter during Game Three of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Jason Miller/Getty Images) This years NBA Finals started out in dramatic and what will almost certainly turn out to be an instant...
Via The Sports Journal
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Important Takeaways From Game 2

The second game of the Finals again went into overtime, but this time the Cleveland Cavaliers were victorious. Here are three important takeaways from Game 2: 1. Dellavedova's Determination Coming out of Saint Mary's, Matthew Dellavedova was a marginal prospect who hoped to land a job in the NBA. Many scouts feared the Australian would struggle defensively at the professional...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Grit Squad: Cavaliers-Warriors Game 2, Behind The Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers 95 Golden State Warriors 93 Box Score NBA Finals series tied at 1-1 In the most Cleveland of Cleveland ways, the Cavaliers won their first NBA Finals game in franchise history. It wasn’t supposed to happen. No, certainly not with all of the injuries. Not on the road. Not against the greatest team of the last decade. But it happened. And oh, it was certainly...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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