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Pelicans To Sign Vernon Macklin, Kevin Jones To Camp Contracts

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached agreements to sign free agent forwards Vernon Macklin and Kevin Jones to non-guaranteed deals for training camp, league sources told RealGM. Macklin rejected several overseas deals to attend the Pelicans’ camp. He averaged two points and almost two rebounds in 23 games with the Detroit Pistons in 2011-12. Macklin was a second round pick of...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James hangs out on the sidelines at Cleveland Browns camp

With the news of the impending Kevin Love trade, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James decided to take some time to visit the Cleveland Browns mini-camp. As the Browns worked out on the field, LeBron was seen on the sidelines in blue keeping an eye on the action. Check out the below tweets from P.J. Ziegler of Fox 8, Kevin Jones of Cleveland Browns.com, Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Charge's Jones headed to Asia

Former Cavaliers forward Kevin Jones has signed with San Miguel in the ASEAN Basketball League in Southeast Asia, according to multiple reports. Jones, who was not resigned by the Cavs after last season, had spent all of this season with the Canton Charge -- the Cavs' affiliate in the NBA D-League. Cavs acting general manager David Griffin congratulated Jones via his Twitter...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Jones Leaves D-League To Sign In Phillippines

Kevin Jones will sign with San Miguel Beermen in the Philippines for the remainder of the season, a league source tells RealGM. Jones was playing for the Canton Charge of the D-League, averaging 16.9 points and 8.0 rebounds in 30.5 minutes per game. Jones appeared in 32 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 12-13 season.
Via RealGM
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Charge down Legends 118-106

The Canton Charge went wire-to-wire for a 118-106 win over the Texas Legends in front of 3,320 at the Memorial Civic Center on Saturday night. The victory improves Canton to 22-13 on the season heading into the stretch run, while the Legends dropped to 15-21. The Charge led for the entire game and by as many as 21 en route to sweeping the season series between the two teams, 2-0...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Plenty of names to know in D-League All-Star game

While the NBA All-Star Game is for the fans, the NBA D-League game is for the general managers and scouts. Actually, that's not entirely true: Fans who love basketball will love the D-League game, too. If you follow the D-League, you'll see that there's actually a lot to like, especially if you enjoy following guys who may help your favorite NBA team. The best of the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton's home streak snapped by Maine

After winning their last five at the Memorial Civic Center, the Canton Charge were defeated by the Maine Red Claws, 113-105, in front of 3,504 for the annual School Day game on Thursday afternoon. Canton now sits at 18-11 on the season and 11-3 in their building, while the Red Claws improved to 13-15. Maine raced ahead to a 33-31 lead after the first quarter, thanks in part to hitting...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Charge continue home dominance with win over Toros

The Canton Charge defeated the Austin Toros, 98-90, at the Canton Memorial Civic Center on Tuesday night. The fifth-straight home win improves Canton's mark 11-2 at the Civic Center and 18-10 overall, while Austin dropped to 11-16. After a back and forth start to the game that featured nine lead changes and two ties, the Charge offense began to heat up. Canton hit their final...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Jones chosen as 2014 NBA D-League All-Star

Canton Charge forward Kevin Jones (6-8, 260, West Virginia) has been selected to participate in the 2014 NBA Development League All-Star Game in New Orleans on February 15, the league announced today. Jones will play for the "Futures" team, helmed by Canton Charge Head Coach Steve Hetzel, Assistant Coaches Jordi Fernandez, James Posey and Nate Reinking as well as Head Athletic...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton Charge Update

While the Cleveland Cavaliers have been brutally rough of late, there is another team just a tad south down I-77 that is playing quite well. Cleveland’s D-League affiliate Canton Charge is leading the NBADL Eastern Division as one of the deepest and talented teams in the D-League. The Charge currently sit at 17-9 overall on the season. Canton ranks No.2 in the entire NBADL behind...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sellout crowd sees Charge edge Mad Ants

The Canton Charge held off the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 101-100, in front of a sellout crowd of 3,942 at the Memorial Civic Center on Friday night. The victory improved Canton's record to 17-9 on the season, while Fort Wayne dropped to 15-11. The season series between the two teams is now even at two wins apiece. A competitive and fast-paced first quarter saw nine lead changes and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton storms back down to Delaware

Canton Charge press release: The Canton Charge mounted a second half comeback to defeat the Delaware 87ers, 98-85, at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark on Saturday night. The Charge improved their record to 16-9 overall at the season's midway point, while the Sevens dropped to 5-21. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 2-2. Canton trailed for the entire first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton dropped by Delaware

Canton Charge press release: The Canton Charge fell to the Delaware 87ers, 109-99, at the Bob Carpenter Center on Friday night. The loss sets Canton at 15-9 on the season, while Delaware improved to 5-20 and 2-1 in the season series between the two teams. After Damian Saunders hit a three-pointer for the Sevens to take a 5-2 lead 10:28 into the first quarter, Delaware led the entire...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Charge cruise past Mad Ants

Canton Charge press release: The Canton Charge set a franchise record for field goal percentage in a game by hitting 61% of their shots in a 120-99 home win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Wednesday night. The victory gives Canton sole possession of first place in the East Division at 15-8, while the loss puts Fort Wayne at 14-9 with the 2-1 edge in the season series thus far. Fort...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fourth quarter rally sends armor past charge

Canton Charge press release: A late swing in momentum saw the Canton Charge fall to the Springfield Armor, 110-103, at the MassMutual Center on Friday night. Canton is now 12-8 overall this season and 9-5 in the East Division play, while the Armor improved to 6-14. Both squads got off to a hot start shooting from the get-go, hitting over 50% of attempts from the field in the first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fourth quarter comeback sinks Charge

Press release from the Charge: The Canton Charge were defeated by the Reno Bighorns, 95-83, in front of 2,510 at the Memorial Civic Center on Saturday night. The loss drops Canton to 8-4 on the season, while Reno improved their mark to 6-7. With the Charge up 18-17 at the start of the second quarter, the hosts came out with a 12-3 run in the first 4:30 that included four Bighorns...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Waive Kevin Jones, Chris Quinn

The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived Kevin Jones and Chris Quinn. Jones played in 32 games this past season for the Cavs, averaging 3.0 points and 2.4 rebounds in 10.5 minutes per game. Quinn played in seven games for the Cavs, averaging 1.4 points and 1.3 assists in 11.3 minutes per game.
Via RealGM
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Cavaliers announce Andrew Bynum signing; waive G Chris Quinn and F Kevin Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers today officially announced the signing of C Andrew Bynum. Contract details were not disclosed, but it is believed to be a two year deal worth up to $12 million per with incentives. The second year is still thought to be a team option. The Cavaliers also waived PG Chris Quinn and F Kevin Jones today. Jones played in 32 games this past season for the Cavs, averaging...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavaliers announce 2013 Las Vegas Summer League roster

While various players have been tweeting about their travels to Las Vegas, the Cleveland Cavaliers confirmed the entire roster for the 2013 Summer League, set to take place on July 12-22. # NAME POS HT WT DOB COLLEGE/COUNTRY LAST TEAM 9 Matthew Dellavedova G 6/3 196 9/8/1990 St. Mary’s (CA) / Australia St. Mary’s (CA) 30 Carrick Felix G/F 6/6 210 8/17/1990 Arizona...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Cavs to have $19 million in cap space this summer

ShamSports.com a website for basketball data and analysis is projecting the Cavs to have just over $19 million in cap space this summer. That number will more than likely grow if Mo Speights opts out of his deal that would have him earning just over $4.5 million in 2013-14. Throughout the rebuild process, Chris Grant and his staff have tried to stay as flexible as possible, acquiring...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Insert witty headline here.

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “Their biggest problem at the moment with the offense may just be a lack of consistency, which is the result of a lack of good overall health to the lineup. Since the first...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavalier Film Room: Crazy Cross Matchups

Last night, the Cavaliers fell to the New York Knicks 101-91, largely due to the stellar performances of New York’s 1-2 punch of Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith (31 points each). Rather than a traditional recap, I thought I’d take a stab at looking at some of the crazy cross-matchups that occurred in this game’s, primarily centered around Anthony playing the power forward position...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Grading past Browns’ drafts, Cavs win by the numbers and previewing the Captains

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Some numbers on Cleveland’s win versus Boston. “The Cavaliers broke an eight game losing streak that lasted over two months in games against teams that have clinched...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Greg Oden unlikely to sign until summer

It’s been out there for at least a week, but we haven’t explicitly stated it yet on WFNY: Greg Oden, former No. 1 pick and possible free agent to a number of NBA teams, is unlikely to sign until the summer. Initially, the report might have been first listed in Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears’ power rankings on Feb. 19. It had seemed earlier last month that Oden was leaning toward...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Assign Kevin Jones To D-League

Kevin Jones appeared in 18 games for the Cavaliers this season.
Via RealGM
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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