RICHARD JEFFERSON NEWS

Report: LeBron, Kyrie to see reduced minutes next season

    With several Eastern Conference rivals getting significantly stronger this offseason, if the Cleveland Cavaliers want to make it back to the NBA Finals in 2016, they’re gonna have to do some maintenance around the edges. And the team knows it very well. According to a report on Saturday by Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cavaliers plan to reduce the minutes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will three-point shooting be a strength for Dallas?

The Dallas Mavericks have almost always sported a potent perimeter attack with Dirk Nowitzki leading the way, but this season that could be taken to a new level.The addition of three-point shooting threat Wesley Matthews along with Deron Williams and Chandler Parsons could have the Mavs shooting the ball better than ever from beyond the arc. Here's Cole Mentzel at Hoops Habit with...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs schedule breakdown

The day NBA fans and also Cavs fans have been waiting for has come and that is the release of the 2015-’16 NBA schedule. The Cavaliers will tip off NBA opening night at the Chicago Bulls on October 27. Tip off is set for 8 p.m. Eastern on TNT. Cavs marquee match-ups…. Cleveland @ Chicago – October 27 Miami @ Cleveland – October 30 Atlanta @ Cleveland – November 21 Washington...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs officially sign free agent forward Richard Jefferson

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cavaliers have made their signing of free-agent forward Richard Jefferson official. Jefferson's deal was agreed upon last month and reported by The Associated Press and several media outlets. The 14-year veteran will give the Cavs another experienced wing player who can spread the floor as well as back up LeBron James. Jefferson spent last season with Dallas...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs officially sign free agent forward Richard Jefferson

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cavaliers have made their signing of free-agent forward Richard Jefferson official. Jefferson's deal was agreed upon last month and reported by The Associated Press and several media outlets. The 14-year veteran will give the Cavs another experienced wing player who can spread the floor as well as back up LeBron James. Jefferson spent last season with Dallas...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers sign Richard Jefferson

The Cavaliers announced the signing of Richard Jefferson on Wednesday, a veteran of 14 NBA seasons who spent last year with Dallas.Jefferson is precisely the type of player that championship contenders like Cleveland typically add to the end of the bench. He's appeared in 105 playoff games, and went to the Finals as a member of the Nets in 2002 and 2003. While he can no longer be...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers sign F Richard Jefferson for next season

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have made their signing of free-agent forward Richard Jefferson official. Jefferson's deal was agreed upon last month and reported by The Associated Press and several media outlets. The 14-year veteran will give the Cavs another experienced wing player who can spread the floor as well as back up LeBron James. Jefferson spent last season with Dallas and...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson Signs With Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Richard Jefferson, the team announced Wednesday. Jefferson (6-7, 230) has appeared in 1,008 games (791 starts) over his 14-year NBA career with New Jersey (currently Brooklyn), Milwaukee, San Antonio, Golden State, Utah and Dallas.
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

How Does Richard Jefferson Fit Into The Cavaliers Offense?

For the second straight year, the Cleveland Cavaliers have looked toward the Lone Star State in search of a veteran who can provide production on the court and offer advice off of it, a combination that will hopefully allow them to take one final step to an NBA championship. The signing of forward Richard Jefferson has parallels to last year, when the Cavaliers signed longtime...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Kaun Make A Difference In Cleveland?

Sasha Kaun might provide depth down low for the Cavaliers in 2015-16. Though it appears a Brendan Haywood trade must happen before any more dominoes start to fall in Cleveland this summer, the Cavs have accomplished a great deal already this off-season. Having signed Mo Williams and Richard Jefferson, Cleveland added two sharpshooting veterans who will give the team a much-needed...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Jones and Jefferson Signing Grades

(Jan. 6, 2015 – Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… James Jones Contract: 1 seasons, vet’s minimum James Jones is an elite shooter and he and LeBron James have played together for years, so if Jones wants to be there and James wants him to be there (he wouldn’t be there if James didn’t), there isn’t a reason...
Via HoopStuff
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Richard Jefferson, plus ex-Cavs who remain unsigned

The Cleveland Cavaliers added another veteran name to the lineup with swingman Richard Jefferson, who reportedly turned down the Mavs in order to play for a championship in Cleveland. The 14-year veteran comes to the Cavs as much needed forward depth behind LeBron, as well as adding 3-shooting on a team that seemed to desperately need it in the playoffs late this year. Jefferson’s...
Via isportsweb.com
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Cavs, Richard Jefferson agree to 1-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Richard Jefferson has experience, deep knowledge of the NBA and a deft shooting touch. The Cavaliers plan to lean on all those attributes. The free agent forward has agreed to terms on a one-year deal for next season with Cleveland, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Jefferson...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson plans to sign with Cavs

14-year NBA veteran Richard Jefferson has backed out of his deal with the Dallas Mavericks and plans to sign a one-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Another curveball in Mavs’ offseason: Hearing that vet swingman Richard Jefferson, thought to be staying in Dallas, now signing with Cavs — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 21, 2015 Marc Stein reports that Mavs’ owner...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson agrees to 1-year deal with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND  -- Richard Jefferson has experience, deep knowledge of the NBA and a deft shooting touch. The Cavaliers plan to lean on all those attributes. The free agent forward has agreed to terms on a one-year deal for next season with Cleveland, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Jefferson...
Via AP on Fox
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson agrees to 1-year deal with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND  -- Richard Jefferson has experience, deep knowledge of the NBA and a deft shooting touch. The Cavaliers plan to lean on all those attributes. The free agent forward has agreed to terms on a one-year deal for next season with Cleveland, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Jefferson...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Cavaliers to Sign Richard Jefferson to One-Year Deal

On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers added some more veteran leadership off the bench with the signing of former Dallas Mavericks small forward Richard Jefferson. Another curveball in Mavs’ offseason: Hearing that vet swingman Richard Jefferson, thought to be staying in Dallas, now signing with Cavs — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 21, 2015 Jefferson, who originally committed...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson to sign one-year deal with Cavs

Richard Jefferson, who committed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks earlier this month, changed his mind and is finalizing a one-year veteran minimum deal with the Cavaliers instead, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein.   Mavericks owner Marc Cuban said he was not blindsided by the decision. “He called and talked to me,” Cuban told ESPN. “RJ said he had an opportunity with...
Via Sports-Glory
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers, Jefferson reportedly agree to one-year deal

CLEVELAND -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavaliers and free agent forward Richard Jefferson have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for next season. Jefferson, who came off the bench in Dallas last season, will receive the veteran's minimum salary, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract has...
Via AP on Fox
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Cavs, Richard Jefferson agree to 1-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavaliers and free agent forward Richard Jefferson have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for next season. Jefferson, who came off the bench in Dallas last season, will receive the veteran's minimum salary, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract...
Via AP on Fox
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs to sign Richard Jefferson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of signing veteran small forward Richard Jefferson, per multiple reports. The deal is for one-year, veterans minimum. Jefferson, 35, last played on the Dallas Mavericks last year. Jefferson was going to stay with the Mavs, but after the DeAndre Jordan collapse, Mavs gave their free agents to go out and look again, thus Jefferson signing with...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs sign veteran swingman Richard Jefferson

Hands up if you saw this one coming: the Cavs are reportedly signing veteran small forward Richard Jefferson. ESPN’s Marc Stein was first with the report, with NEOMG’s Chris Haynes and the Akron Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd confirming and adding that it’s a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, worth a shade under $1.5 million.1 Another curveball in Mavs' offseason...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson Agrees To Sign With Cavs

Richard Jefferson has agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jefferson was expected to remain with the Dallas Mavericks and had reportedly agreed upon a deal.. Jefferson gives the Cavaliers additional depth on the wing.
Via RealGM
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Sign Forward Richard Jefferson

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Richard Jefferson to a deal. Looming signing of Richard Jefferson adds wing depth for Cleveland as Cavs continue to negotiate with the still-unsigned J.R. Smith — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 21, 2015 As Stein mentioned above, the Jefferson signing doesn’t impact J.R. Smith returning to the Cavs...
Via Diehardsport
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Expect the Dallas Mavericks Rookie Justin Anderson to Make an Immediate Impact

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 15: Justin Anderson #23 and Satnam Singh #52 of the Dallas Mavericks during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on July 15, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Jack Arent/NBAE via Getty Images) In almost every NBA draft there’s a player or multiple players who slip in the draft and some whose stock drops...
Via The Sports Journal
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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