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15 NBA players who could retire at the end of the season

Every NBA season, players come and go. New players are drafted into the league, leading marginalized veterans to be pushed out of the NBA and into the NBA D-League or somewhere in Europe. There are a select few, however, who get to choose when their time in the NBA has come to a close and retire on their own terms. Here are 15 NBA players who could retire at the conclusion of the...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Dallas Mavericks

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the Dallas Mavericks. 2014-15 Record: 50-32 Notable Acquisitions: Wes Matthews (FA), Deron Williams (FA), Zaza Pachulia (Trade), Justin Anderson (Draft) Notable Departures: Al-Farouq Aminu, Monta Ellis, Richard Jefferson, Rajon Rondo, Amar'e Stoudamire Temperature Check: A key figure in the most soap opera...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson: Cavs 'are a little pissed off' after Finals

NBA preview season is underway — don’t miss Andrew Schnitkey’s look at the Cavs — and Dave McMenamin had a little Q&A with new Cavs swingman Richard Jefferson that went up today for ESPN. Jefferson has been in the league since 2001, and Cleveland is his seventh NBA stop.1 He’s never been an All-Star, but he’s been a productive player for a long time. He’s twice...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers Season Preview

Here we are, just two weeks away from the start of the 2015-16 Cleveland Cavalier season. That means it is time for the annual NBA Blogger Preview series. Today is the Cavaliers’ day for the preview and once again we are more than happy to participate. This is shaping up to be a pretty fascinating season for the Cavaliers. After making it to the Finals with a busted up roster last...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 plays: Cousins gets dunked on, Richard Jefferson time travels

After a hefty slate of preseason games Wednesday, it truly feels like the NBA is back. Thirteen NBA teams were in action (plus a Brazilian team, Bayru, which faced the Knicks), and they produced the first full batch of higlights in the 2015-16 season.Check out the top 10 plays from Wednesday's preseason slate, featuring a halfcourt shot from the Knicks' Cleanthony Early, Sacramento...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

GIFs: Richard Jefferson posterizes a 7-3 Walter Tavares

In his first game as a Cleveland Cavalier, guard-forward Richard Jefferson decided to make a statement on Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks at Xavier University. With less than 13 seconds left in the third quarter of the contest, a slicing Jefferson received a pass from teammate Anderson Varejao and, as any 35-year-old would do, elevated as if he was still an Arizona Wildcat...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Richard Jefferson Baptize Walter Tavares

Walter Tavares didn’t see the dunk coming, nor did anybody in the gym. Richard Jefferson is known to be a high flyer, but at the age of 35 nobody expected him to fly like he did in the dunk on Tavares. Yesterday wasn’t the Sabbath day of the week, but Tavares received his blessings thanks to Richard Jefferson. Check out the poster below.
Via The Front Office News
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson Dunks All Over Walter Tavares

If you forgot about all those body’s Richard Jefferson caught back in the day with his dunks on the regular. Here’s a reminder courtesy of Walter Tavares who was in the wrong place at the highlight time. This RJ on the Cleveland Cavaliers thing could get real fun. The post Richard Jefferson Dunks All Over Walter Tavares appeared first on Hooped Up.
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Allow them to reintroduce themselves

More than anything, and certainly more than basketball, Monday night’s Wine and Gold Scrimmage at The Q was about the feeling; how would it compare to last year’s carnival-cum-basketball game? The Kyrie-Love-LeBron Cavs never had a light show-backed coming out party like LeBron’s last big three had in Miami, but 2014’s scrimmage came close. There was a buzz unsurpassed by...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Training Camp Daily: Blatt and J.R., Kevin Love’s comfort level, and versatility

With two days of training camp in the books, the Cleveland Cavaliers already have a lot to talk about. Wednesday’s practice included comments from head coach David Blatt, point-forward LeBron James, guard J.R. Smith, and veteran swingman Richard Jefferson. Blatt seems much more relaxed during his second training camp in Cleveland. He had plenty of praise for Smith, who will hold...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

A little less tension this time around

When one converged upon last season’s Cleveland Cavaliers Media Day, they were greeted by a tend fit to house an Italian wedding. Tables upon tables were set up as a means for a makeshift media room. Wi-fi was faint, extension cords didn’t necessarily extend. The Cavs communications team had a table set up at the far end where this year’s horde could retrieve their credentials...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

What kind of playing time will rookie Justin Anderson get?

When the Dallas Mavericks selected Justin Anderson with the 21st pick in the draft, they may have done so with the intention of finding an NBA-ready player right away. Anderson spent three seasons at the University of Virginia, where he showed off a 3-and-D skill-set that appealed to the Mavericks.  Although the Mavs are clearly in "win-now" mode and Rick Carlisle's rotation is...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron, Kyrie to see reduced minutes next season

By Darryn Albert 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 22, 2015  |  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
August 06, 2015  |  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
August 06, 2015  |  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
August 06, 2015  |  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
August 05, 2015  |  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.
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August 05, 2015  |  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 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
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