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D Wade Releases a Statement on LeBron Going Home

Dwyane Wade is a standup guy and has to deep down feel some way about LeBron James bolting to re-sign with the Cavs. Wade released a statement on the matter via Ethan Skolnick. Dwyane Wade releases statement. In part: "LeBron made the right decision for himself and his family because home is where the heart is." — Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) July 12, 2014 Wade...
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Andrew Wiggins vs Jabari Parker Gets Phantom Cam (Video)

Lost in the madness of LeBron going home and Carmelo taking his time, was the first matchup between Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins as pros. NBA.com provided video of the matchup via the excellent phantom cam angle.
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What You Can Expect From LeBron, Kyrie Irving Duo (Video)

Hoopmixtape put together this awesome blend of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving highlights that should give Cavs fans a preview of the explosive, jaw dropping plays we all will be witness to this coming season. Are they now the best duo in the NBA? You be the judge.
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Report: Melo To Sign 5-Year, $120M Deal With Knicks

Well if it make Knicks fans happy, Carmelo Anthony is taking less money to help bring the a championship to Madison Square Garden. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Anthony and the Knicks are putting the finishing touches on a five-year, $120 million deal. Anthony considered the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets before deciding to re-sign. He notified...
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Report: Heat Nearing Deal With Luol Deng

It seems in the end the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers may simply end up swapping power forwards.  Marc Stein is reporting that the talented forward is nearing a deal with the Miami Heat. ESPN sources also say that Miami is making progress in its pursuit of Luol Deng to team him with Chris Bosh and soon-to-reupped Dwyane Wade — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2014 Deng...
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Report: Melo Will Re-Sign With Knicks Later Today

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Carmelo Anthony will indeed announce that he’s re-signing with the New York Knicks. Just a matter of hours until Carmelo Anthony informs the Knicks of his return on a five-year deal, as @FisolaNYDN reported this week. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014 It will be interesting to see if Carmelo Anthony takes less or the max $125 million.
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Skylar Grey Remixes “I’m Coming Home” For LeBron James (Video)

The amazing Skylar Grey took time out of her busy schedule to remix her award-winning single I’m coming home to fit LeBron James’ homecoming to Akron and the Cleveland Cavaliers. She posted a short video on YouTube where she switched up a couple of the lyrics to make it specifically for The King. H/T Complex    
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Vince Carter Agrees to 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies have added some shooting and athleticism by locking up Vince Carter to a three-year deal. Vince Carter has agreed to a three-year, $12M deal with Memphis, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014 The third year of Carter's deal is partially guaranteed, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
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Pouncey Brothers Allegedly Beat Up Man Because He’s Gay (Photos)

The Pouncey twins are being accused of allegedly beating a man named Ricky Vasquez down at Cameo nightclub because of his sexual orientation. Per the BrowardPalmBeach.com “I didn’t know that stuff like this actually f*cking happens to people,” he says in one video. “All I can remember is standing in a crowded club and this big guy keeps hitting me in my back, I look at him...
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Jazz Match Hornets Max Offer Sheet to Gordon Hayward

The Hornets showed that they are willing to spend money on free agents,  they just won’t land Gordon Hayward.  Utah has reportedly matched the Hornets $63 million max offer sheet for the wing guard. League sources confirm Jazz have informed Charlotte they will match Gordon Hayward's offer sheet. Hornets now in mix for other free agents. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 12...
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Report: Pau Gasol Turns Down 2-Year Deal From Lakers

Pau Gasol is likely finished as a Laker after reportedly turning down a two-year, $20 million deal. Pau Gasol turned down a two-year, $10M-plus per deal with the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Likely moving on. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 The deal is an insult considering the Lakers just gave Jordan Hill $9 million a year.
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Suns Agree To 4-Year, $27 Million With Isaiah Thomas

The Phoenix Suns are finalizing a sign-and-trade with the Sacramento Kings after coming to an agreement with point guard Isaiah Thomas. Suns and Kings are finalizing a sign-and-trade deal on a four-year, $27M contract for Isaiah Thomas, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 The addition of Thomas means the Suns will always have a potent...
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Nick Young agrees to 4-year, $21.5 million deal with Lakers

Nick Young has agreed to a four-year, $21.5 million deal to remain in L.A. Nick Young has agreed to remain with the Lakers, source told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 11, 2014 Young averaged a career-high 17.9 points per game for the Lakers last season, shooting 43.5 percent from the field and 38.6 percent from the three-point line. 
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Chris Bosh Agrees To 5-Year, $118 Million Deal With Heat

The Miami Heat will reportedly hold on to Chris Bosh after agreeing to a five-year, $118 million deal with the star forward. Chris Bosh is finalizing an agreement to return to Miami on a five-year, $118M deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 Bosh was crucial to the Heat after losing LeBron James to the Cavs.
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Mavs Eric Griffin Snatches Shane Larkin’s Soul With Dunk (Video)

Former Campbell standout Eric Griffin has been included on the Dallas Mavericks roster for the NBA Summer League schedule in Las Vegas, and if he keeps making plays like this, he could very well make the team.  Griffin annihilated former Mavs and current Knicks point guard Shane Larkin with this dunk. h/t gifdsports
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Report: Bulls Interested In Dwyane Wade

If LeBron can go home, then so can Dwyane Wade right? Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Bulls are interested in bringing Wade home to Chicago. The Chicago Bulls are gauging interest with free agent Dwyane Wade, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014
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LeBron Told Wade His Decision On Plane From Vegas; Wade Told Bosh

Fox Sports is reporting that LeBron James informed Dwyane Wade of his decision to return to the Cavaliers while the two were on a plane back to the South Beach. Wade reportedly then filled Chris Bosh in on the news, and told his good buddy to “do what he has to do.” Source tells me Wade found out on flight yesterday LeBron was going back to CLE. Wade understood. Wade then told...
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Cleveland Newspaper’s LeBron Front Cover Photo Is Epic (Photo)

The King is home, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer embraced his return with this epic front cover of the Saturday edition. LeBron James' return: Saturday's front page of The Plain Dealer pic.twitter.com/h8KFb6UAPX — clevelanddotcom (@clevelanddotcom) July 11, 2014
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Report: Lakers Out of Running for Melo; Down to Bulls & Knicks

LeBron James just made his power move, and it would behoove Carmelo Anthony to do the same.  ESPN is reporting that the Lakers are out of the Melo sweepstakes. Carmelo Anthony has narrowed his options down to the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls. He is no longer considering the Los Angeles Lakers, sources told ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. Knicks president Phil Jackson said Thursday...
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Report: Cavs Offer Waiters, Bennett And 1st-Round Pick For Kevin Love

ESPN is reporting that trade talks are underway between the Cavs and the Timberwolves. According to the report, the Cavs have offered Dion Waiters, last years No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and a first round pick for Kevin Love. Cavs have opened trade talks for Kevin Love by offering Dion Waiters, Anthony Bennett & 1st-round pick to T-Wolves. » http://t.co/IkA4qiJQ3K ...
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LeBron James And Cavs Owner Met For 4 Hours Last Week

Dan Gilbert is a crafty fella. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, James, Rich Paul and Maverick Carter met with Dan Gilbert for four hours last week in sunny Miami without anyone noticing. LeBron James, Dan Gilbert, Rich Paul and Maverick Carter met for 4 hours in Miami last week and talked through it all, Gilbert tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 I...
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Report: Kevin Love Would Sign Long-Term Deal With Cavs

It’s amazing how the weather, and general idea of living in Cleveland can change for a person when faced with the possibility of being a teammate of LeBron James. Kevin Love once said he’d never agree to a long-term deal with the Cavs.   Marc Stein is now reporting that Love is intrigued by the idea of a trade to Cleveland and reportedly would sign on long-term. Source close...
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Cavs Fans Are ‘Crying’ Over The Return of LeBron James

Cleveland sports fan can now rejoice, the prodigal son of Akron is returning home.  How excited are Cavs fans?  Callers on sports radio are crying tears of joy. Seriously, though. I'm listening to 850 and grown men are calling in and crying. Pull it together guys! — Anthony Boarman (@CoachBoarman) July 11, 2014 Pulled up Cleveland sports radio online…. callers are literally...
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Andrew Wiggins Not Mentioned In LeBron’s Announcement

One scenario not mentioned in LeBron James’ announcement about his return to Cleveland is how it will impact Andrew Wiggins. I’m going into a situation with a young team and a new coach. I will be the old head. But I get a thrill out of bringing a group together and helping them reach a place they didn’t know they could go. I see myself as a mentor now and I’m excited to...
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LeBron Says He Talked to Dan Gilbert Man to Man About The LETTER

LeBron James is returning home to the Cleveland Cavaliers and according to James himself, he and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert hashed out their differences over the letter, man-to-man.  To make the move I needed the support of my wife and my mom, who can be very tough. The letter from Dan Gilbert, the booing of the Cleveland fans, the jerseys being burned — seeing all that was hard for...
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