David Blatt Predicts Cleveland Cavaliers to Win 2015-16 NBA Championship

The Cleveland Cavaliers have yet to even officially sign LeBron James and Tristan Thompson for next season, but that’s not stopping David Blatt from making a bold prediction. Blatt, who will be back as head coach of the Cavaliers for the 2015-16 season, bravely proclaimed during a business conference on Tuesday in Israel that the Cavs “are going to win the championship next season...
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Charles Barkley: No, Scottie Pippen Was Not LeBron James Before LeBron

Recently former NBA superstar Scottie Pippen made a claim that set the internet on fire. It seems that Socttie gets a little bent out of shape whenever LeBron James is compared to Michale Jordan and Magic Johnson. He thinks that his name should be in conversations about great players of that caliber as well.For some odd reason he decided to say that he was, "LeBron James before LeBron...
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Loyal to a Tee x LeBron James ‘LBJ 23’ Tee

X marks the spot with this minimal design tee from Loyal to a Tee, saluting Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James. Each year the league gives away awards, but there can only be one true king. Cop your LBJ 23 t-shirt loyaltoatee.com. The post Loyal to a Tee x LeBron James ‘LBJ 23’ Tee appeared first on Hooped Up.
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The NBA should do away with coaches

There’s a position in the National Basketball Association that has become obsolete, and it’s not “Center.” It’s “Head Coach.” More than any superstar had done before him, Cleveland’s LeBron James slammed that point across in the Eastern Conference playoffs against Chicago. In the waning seconds of game four of the Eastern Conference semifinals, with the game tied...
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Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Reach out to Tayshaun Prince

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for some veteran wing depth to team up with LeBron James next season and help may come in the form of a former Kentucky Wildcat. According to Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the organization has reached out to the 35-year-old, though a deal may not come until later […]
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BBL: LeBron James wants Tayshaun Prince

Big Blue Links for Friday: Kash Daniel makes his choice Saturday. The Paintsville linebacker will announce his college choice on July 4. Kentucky and South Carolina are considered to be the leaders. Commonwealth’s revamp hasn’t boosted ticket sales. The “new” … Continue reading →
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Cleveland Cavaliers Top Ten best plays from the 2014-15 season

Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers falling short of their first championship, fans of the franchise should be happy about the upcoming year. Most of the roster including Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James will be back and have more playoff experience because of last year’s success. For some of the Cavaliers best plays from last season, check out the below top ten: *** Cavaliers...
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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul spotted together in The Bahamas (PHOTOS)

There is literally nothing to see here, readers -- except for two of the best basketball players in the world, both of whom are free agents, spending some quality time together in one of the most beautiful places in the world, along with one of their superstar friends. First, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James was seen at a pool with Kevin Love shortly before Love announced...
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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade spotted vacationing in Bahamas (pic)

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have been spotted along with their wives getting some R&R while vacationing in the Bahamas, which is pretty much it. But that won’t prevent the floating of speculation that this could be a replay of the meet-and-greet King James conducted with Kevin Love right before the forward decided to remain...Read More The post LeBron James, Dwyane Wade spotted...
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Cavs on verge of shattering NBA's luxury tax record

With Wednesday’s flurry of long-term contracts, fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers now have a clearer picture of what the team will look like during the 2015-16 season. As many hoped, it will look very much like the team that finished last regular season on a 33-3 tear, thanks in no small part to Dan Gilbert’s spending. We’ve seen the reported figures for Kevin Love, Tristan...
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LeBron James And Dwyane Wade Spotted On Vacation Together

Let the conspiracy theories begin. Both Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, NBA free agents, were spotted with their wives in the Bahamas recently. Could the former Miami Heat teammates be discussing a reunion on the Cavs? @bustedcoverage @BellinoNBC lebron and wade together in the Bahamas…. ITS ALL HAPPENING! pic.twitter.com/ZsKuVECJIb — Mr. Robert Salsa (@LargeInfant) July 2, 2015...
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10 Free Agents the Cleveland Cavaliers Could Target with the Mid-Level Exception

Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin began the free agency season by offering predictably lucrative free agent contracts to Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert. With the strong likelihood that LeBron James will soon be signing back with the team, the Cavaliers’ best options to go out and sign a new free agent recruit is likely limited to the taxpayer’s...
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Five years after The Decision, we had it all wrong

Hit us up on Twitter @CrossoverNBA I was one of them. Probably one of you, which, I apologize even lumping you into such a group. It was after The Decision, and the end of the NBA was nigh. Sure, in the short term, the league would win … because the Miami Heat were now some amalgam of Loki, the Green Goblin, Magneto, and Ultron all rolled into one. Villains sell a whole lot more...
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With Kevin Love retained, the Cavs can take care of LeBron

The notion of “taking care of a player” most commonly refers to a generous financial package. It also refers to the attempt to surround him with the right players. In the case of LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have taken care of him in a third way: They’ve put themselves in position to make LeBron’s physical workload a lot lighter than it’s been in the past. The...
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Cavs reportedly nearing $80 million deal with Tristan Thompson

It’s starting to get real, guys. Kevin Love declared today that he would stay in Cleveland, and word is that the Cavs are growing closer to locking up Tristan Thompson (on Canada Day, no less!) to a long-term, big money deal. From ESPN’s Marc Stein: ESPN sources tell @WindhorstESPN & I that Cavs and Tristan Thompson are nearing agreement on deal that will pay the RFA in...
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Kevin Love signs five-year, $110 million deal to stay with Cavs

The relationship between Kevin Love and LeBron James is apparently just fine. And if it isn’t, there are now 110 million reasons for the two of them to figure things out. Through a post on The Players’ Tribune entitled “Unfinished Business,” Love announced on Wednesday that he is staying with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “Yeah, of...Read More
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Unfinished Business: Kevin Love is staying in Cleveland

Writing letters declaring your free agency intentions is the new black. Kevin Love has been on a GQ cover, so it’s only fitting that he said that he’s staying in Cleveland in the most fashionable way possible. Love penned a first person essay (albeit a brief one) for The Players Tribune entitled “Unfinished Business,” telling the world that he isn’t going anywhere. Here...
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Photos: LeBron James leads yoga workout on the beach

How’s LeBron James coping since the Cleveland Cavaliers lost the NBA Championship? Well, let’s just say he’s taking time to stretch. Last week, James was spotted leading yoga on a Santa Monica beach. The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player was working out with young ballers attending the 2015 Nike Basketball academy.  Judging by the smiles on their faces, the moment was a surreal...
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Mike Dunleavy signs three-year deal to stay in Chicago

So much for that. Yesterday, reports emerged suggesting that the Cavaliers (and LeBron James) were interested in acquiring sharpshooting small forward Mike Dunleavy. Today, Dunleavy has reportedly signed a three-year deal to stay in Chicago. Mike Dunleavy Jr., has agreed to a three-year, $14.4 million deal with the Chicago Bulls, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
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Bulls, Mike Dunleavy Closing in on Three-Year Contract

The Chicago Bulls don’t have a ton of money to make moves with this offseason, but they did make re-signing Mike Dunleavy one of their priorities. There were reports yesterday that LeBron James wanted him on the Cleveland Cavaliers, but it seems likely that he will end up re-signing with the Bulls. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Bulls and Dunleavy are closing...
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Scottie Pippen: ‘I was LeBron James before LeBron James’

Scottie Pippen’s all-around game made him one of the greatest players in NBA history. He could could score from inside and outside, distribute, rebound, and had the ability to take render the opposing team’s best perimeter player useless. Pippen was a no doubt inclusion into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and deservedly so. Pippen’s versatility...Read More
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League Executive: 'I expect Westbrook and Harden to join forces

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently going through one of the most embarrassing stretches in the history of their storied franchise, and this summer could go a long way in forecasting whether they're headed for brighter days or another few years spent masquerading as a professional basketball team.But, according to one anonymous league executive quoted in this ESPN article, even...
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Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Point Guard J.J. Barea

While the Miami Heat may be zoned in on re-signing Dwyane Wade, it appears their first target in free agency will be an old rival. J.J. Barea, the point guard who was instrumental in the Dallas Mavericks’ 4-2 series defeat of the Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals, appears to be on Miami’s radar. According to ESPN Dallas reporter Tim MacMahon, the Heat are one of four teams that are...
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Cavs Rumors: LeBron James Wants Cleveland to Pursue Mike Dunleavy

One of the pending free agents the Cleveland Cavaliers could be pursuing once free agency officially gets underway on Wednesday is veteran Mike Dunleavy from the Chicago Bulls. That information comes from a tweet by ESPN’s Marc Stein, who noted that LeBron James has apparently made that suggestion during his reported daily conversations with Cavaliers general manager David Griffin...
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Report: LeBron wants Cavs to sign Mike Dunleavy

When it comes to friends and foes, LeBron James is happy to convert one to the other.According to ESPN's Marc Stein, you can add Mike Dunleavy of the Chicago Bulls to the list of James' rivals he wants to join him. Dunleavy is a free agent this summer, and LeBron has signaled that he'd be happy to have him sign with his Cleveland Cavaliers.Dunleavy and the Bulls have already made...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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