James Jones: The way you lead is you get out there and compete

I spoke with 2x NBA champion James Jones for my latest at SLAM Magazine. I asked Jones how he, as a veteran, is able to move past the spectacle of Cavs media day and help set the tone for training camp. He offered some valuable insight and description of both his approach, as well as his fellow championship free-agents Shawn Marion and Mike Miller. An excerpt of Jones’ quotes...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs report: Top-notch shooters offer assists to LeBron, Love

A few observations on the first couple days of Cavaliers training camp: 1. Aside from the usual excitement over the fact LeBron James is on the team again, fans should be thrilled with the likes of Mike Miller and even James Jones. It's been a long, LONG time since anyone in Cleveland could nail perimeter shots like those two. 2. That much was evident on the first day of practice...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Cavs sign free agent Lou Amundson

The Cleveland Cavaliers just keep adding free agents to their team this off-season. The Cavaliers have now signed power forward Lou Amundson. Amundson joins LeBron James, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, and James Jones, as players signed through free agency this summer. The Cavaliers have done well this season by bringing in much-needed talent. They also were able to make a trade with...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs NBA 2K15 Player Rankings Leaked

Basketball-based video games in Cleveland are once again shaping up to be pretty fun. Not long ago, we gave you a look at the “Homecoming” video for LeBron James which is tucked away inside of NBA 2K15. Now, thanks to Cavs Nation, we allegedly have leaked player rankings for the entire Cleveland Cavaliers roster. LeBron James: 98 Kevin Love: 89 Kyrie Irving: 88 Dion Waiters...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA 2K15 Player Ratings Leaked for Cleveland Cavaliers

Ah, the age old-NBA 2K player rating system. It’s a time when players and fans alike receive a numerical value or “rating” for every single player in the NBA. Certain aspects such as layups, dunks, three-pointers, steals, and rebounding are measured and all taken into account when assigning this “player rating.” Every year, before the NBA 2K video game is even released...
Via Cavs Nation
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Eric Bledsoe Wants to Play With LeBron

They say the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. This age-old adage is certainly holding true in regards to King James himself and his new look Cleveland Cavaliers. After acquiring all-star Kevin Love, former Miami Heat sharp shooters Mike Miller and James Jones, it seems like any free agent worth clamoring about is ready to assist the King on his quest to bring the city of...
Via Cavs Nation
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: E’Twaun Moore To Join Cleveland Cavaliers

Former NCAA Purdue Boilmakers and Orlando Magic guard, E’Twaun Moore, 25, is rumored to be signing a deal with Cleveland Cavaliers. Moore is presently a free agent after spending two seasons with the Magic. Moore is noted for accurate shooting range, solid defensive effort, and general toughness. The Indiana native combo guard tied Purdue’s record for the most wins ...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Allen next to join Cavs?

They were perfect fits in a championship puzzle in Miami. Mike Miller and James Jones hope to be just as valuable accessories in Cleveland to help LeBron James win a title that would mean more to the superstar than any other. "Obviously," Miller said, "our goal is to win a championship." Attracted to the Cavaliers for a chance to play alongside James again...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller, Jones more proof LeBron, Cavs aim to win big now

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Mike Miller and James Jones aren't NBA superstars, but they are veteran role players. And when you're talking about a team with LeBron James, veteran role players are pretty important. Miller and Jones were introduced to the media (and therefore, fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers) on Wednesday -- or about three weeks after everyone already knew the unrestricted...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ recruiting gets tangible

For weeks, Cleveland has heard about the recruiting efforts made by LeBron James, a guy who, just last week, met his new head coach for the first time since agreeing to terms with the Cavaliers on July 11. For weeks, James has reportedly been a part of the discussions surrounding Kevin Love joining him in his quest to bring a championship to the lakefront, if only on a player-to...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs officially sign Mike Miller and James Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially come to contract agreements with James Jones and Mike Miller. Both are former Heat team mates of LeBron James, and it didn’t take long for the two of them to hit the practice courts together. Cavs GM, David Griffin, made the announcement from Cleveland Clinic courts on Tuesday. Per league policy, terms of the contract were not released....
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers sign shooters Mike Miller and James Jones

Slowly but surely, the Cleveland Cavaliers are building up LeBron James' new supporting cast, as the team has signed free agent swingmen Mike Miller and James Jones, General Manager David Griffin announced today.Both players are excellent three-point shooters who can space the floor for James and point guard Kyrie Irving.  Moreover, both Miller and Jones have experience and...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers announce signing of Miller, Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a pair of signings official Tuesday evening with the announcement veteran free agents Mike Miller and James Jones have joined the club. Both will be reunited with LeBron James, who played with them as a member of the Miami Heat and decided to return to the Cavaliers earlier this summer.  Miller will embark on his 15th season out of Florida this fall...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers announce signing of Miller, Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a pair of signings official Tuesday evening with the announcement veteran free agents Mike Miller and James Jones have joined the club. Both will be reunited with LeBron James, who played with them as a member of the Miami Heat and decided to return to the Cavaliers earlier this summer.  Miller will embark on his 15th season out of Florida this fall...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Officially Sign Mike Miller, James Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Mike Miller (guard/forward) and James Jones (guard). Miller, a 14-year veteran, has played in 913 career games (553 starts) with averages of 11.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 29.1 minutes for Orlando, Memphis, Minnesota, Washington and Miami. Jones has played in 556 career games (89 starts) with averages of 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs, NBA still no certainty for Ray Allen

Ray Allen says the Cleveland Cavaliers are not a definite should he return to the NBA. "There's so much speculation about me going to Cleveland. I haven't even decided where I will play," Allen told the Boston Herald on Monday. "Obviously LeBron (James) and I are great friends, and James Jones and I are really close. But at no point have those two tried to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 25, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  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...
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July 23, 2014  |  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...
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July 17, 2014  |  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...
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July 16, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  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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July 16, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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