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Cavaliers News: Cleveland exercise option on Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to exercise the $5.1 million fourth-year team option on shooting guard, Dion Waiters, according to AP's sports writer, Tom Withers.By Erik Drost (Flickr: Dion Waiters Shooting) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsWaiters, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, has a career-average of 15.3...
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Cavs exercise fourth-year contract option on G Waiters

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, a former first-round pick who could have a breakout season in Cleveland's new offense. The Cavs were expected to pick up the option worth $5.1 million on Waiters and did so Saturday. Waiters averaged 15.3 point last season, but could get more open shots now that LeBron James...
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Cavs News: Cavaliers Pick Up Fourth-Year Option on Waiters

In a move on Saturday that likely sought to put to rest any trade rumors, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that they had picked up the fourth-year option of shooting guard Dion Waiters. Waiters’ status with the team had been the subject of speculation since last season, most recently in a rumored deal to Indiana in exchange for center Roy Hibbert. Just four days ago, Rob Mahoney...
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Cavs exercise option on guard Dion Waiters

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, a former first-round pick who could have a breakout season in Cleveland's new offense. The Cavs were expected to pick up the option worth $5.1 million on Waiters and did so Saturday. Waiters averaged 15.3 point last season, but could get more open shots now that LeBron James, Kyrie...
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Cavaliers Exercise Fourth-Year Option On Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters. Waiters owns career averages of 15.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.2 minutes per game in 131 games (72 starts) in his two seasons with the Cavaliers.
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Cavs News: Cavs Waive Shane Edwards

After waiving guards Chris Crawford and Stephen Holt, it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers have made their final roster cut when they cut forward Shane Edwards Saturday morning, trimming the roster size to 15. Shane Edwards was a likely cut as he appeared in six preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game. If no more cuts are to be...
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Cavaliers exercise fourth-year option on Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Waiters owns career averages of 15.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.2 minutes per game in 131 games (72 starts) in his two seasons with the Cavaliers.
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Cavs Waive Shane Edwards

The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived forward Shane Edwards. The Cavs roster now stands at 15. Edwards appeared in six preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game.
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No monetary value can properly illustrate worth of Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson

As Tristan Thompson prepares to embark on his fourth NBA campaign, he will enter a little bulkier, wiser and more confident than years prior. The need to add more muscle to his frame over the summer stems from recognizing he would likely be utilized more at the five spot with the Cavaliers' offseason addition of Kevin Love. Thompson is better known for his work ethic and relentless...
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Fans to Decide via Social Media on LeBron’s Pregame Chalk Ritual

For the second time since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James will poll his fans via social media, this time, regarding a certain pregame ritual. The infamous tossing of the chalk before games has always been a signature move for ‘The King,’ a practice that he momentarily halted while with the Miami Heat during the playoffs in 2011. Apparently his triumphant return...
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Cavaliers News: Anderson Varejao is the opening night starter at center

The Cleveland Cavaliers have rounded out the starting rotation. Anderson Varejao, the longest-tenured veteran of the team, is set to be the starting center when the Cavs take on the New York Knicks in their season opener next Thursday.by Andrew Bardwell, c/o Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, coach David Blatt announced Varejao would start...
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Anderson Varejao to Be Starting Cavaliers Center Over Thompson

It looks like Anderson Varejao will be in the starting lineup at center for the Cleveland Cavaliers, beating out teammate Tristan Thompson for the role. Cavaliers head coach David Blatt announced the decision to start the 32-year-old versus the New York Knicks on Thursday, according to ESPN. Varejao will join small forward LeBron James, point guard Kyrie Irving, shooting guard Dion...
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Cavaliers Snub in GM Poll a Good Thing?

This past Wednesday, NBA.com released its 13th annual survey of general managers’ opinions on the upcoming season. The Cleveland Cavaliers were a very prominent aspect of this lengthy poll, and not surprisingly, LeBron James was the focal point of numerous questions asked of the general managers. Two obvious queries to the GM’s went hand in hand, and show how much the arrival...
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LeBron letting fans decide on pregame chalk toss ritual

LeBron James seems to have become a bit nostalgic since announcing his return to Cleveland. Shortly after announcing his decision to return to the Cavaliers, James decided to bring back his old Cleveland jersey number, No. 23. Will James bring back the pregame chalk toss, too? Much like his jersey decision, James said he will let the fans decide for him, according to ESPN: "...
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Anderson Varejao Announced As Cavs Starting Center, Beating Out Tristan Thompson

It was announced by coach David Blatt that Anderson Varejao beat out Tristan Thompson for the starting center position. Varejao will join Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters, LeBron James and Kevin Love in the starting lineup. Varejao, who averaged 8 ppg and 9 rebounds last season, beat out the expected starter, 23-year-old Thompson. The post Anderson Varejao Announced As Cavs Starting Center...
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LeBron James blames media over Kevin Love comment

Jason Whitney Kevin Love is experiencing his first overreaction from the media now that he is part of the Cleveland Cavaliers. This surely won’t be the last of it, either. Recently, Love expressed his concern over the lack of touches he is receiving inside and said he isn’t accustomed to starting the game off on the perimeter. […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists -...
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See Preview For LeBron James’ New Show ‘Becoming’

LeBron James’ new TV show ‘Becoming’ will debut Sunday, October 26th on Disney XD. Guered for children and families, Becoming will chronicle the lives of prominent athletes before they were famous. Watch some previews of the pilot episode featuring a young LeBron.   The post See Preview For LeBron James’ New Show ‘Becoming’ appeared first on Diehardsport.
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LeBron James will let fans decide if he will do chalk toss

If there is one thing that actually irritates me about LeBron James nowadays, it’s that I feel his celebrations or rituals are mostly contrived. And he may bring back one of those rituals back: the chalk toss before tipoff. But he’s actually going to let the fans decide this one. From ESPN: It is still a toss-up as to whether LeBron James will bring his pregame chalk toss ritual...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Why They Won’t Win Be The 1st Seed In The East

(Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) Cleveland Cavaliers: Why They Won’t Win Be The 1st Seed In The East By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… According to a recent GM survey, 60.7% of GM’s feel that the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the Central Division ahead of their rivals, the Chicago Bulls. Considering both teams are seen as the only candidates to win...
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LeBron James will let fans decide if he returns to the chalk toss

It is still a toss-up as to whether LeBron James will bring his pregame chalk toss ritual back in Cleveland this season. "I may," James said Friday when asked if he has thought about resuming his patented powder poof. "I'm going to let the fans decide and see what they think. If they want me to, I will do it." James said he will seek fan input on social...
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Varejao selected as Cavs' starting center

Anderson Varejao will start at center for the Cavaliers on opening night, Coach David Blatt said at practice Friday. Blatt had been debating between Varejao and Tristan Thompson during training camp, alternating the two as starters in the Cavs' seven preseason games. Varejao, 32, is the only remaining Cavalier who played alongside LeBron James in the franchise's lone trip...
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Clips from LeBron James Disney show 'Becoming' released

LeBron James has been a busy man as of late. From announcing his decision to return to Cleveland, to producing "Survivor's Remorse" on Starz, the NBA's four-time MVP has certainly stayed occupied.  Well you can add another thing to that list.  On Sunday, Oct. 26, Disney XD will air its pilot episode of "Becoming," a show that captures the beginnings...
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Anderson Varejao to start at center for Cavs

While plenty of mystery surrounds Cleveland’s opening night tilt against the New York Knicks, one thing has been revealed: Anderson Varejao will be the Cavaliers’ starting center. Cavs head coach David Blatt had tinkered with the idea of starting Tristan Thompson at the center spot and brining Varejao off of the bench. Both players had flourished in various capacities alongside...
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Huge LeBron James Beats By Dre. Poster In Cleveland

A day prior to opening night of the Cleveland Cavaliers season. A huge 10-story high and 200 feet wide Nike banner featuring LeBron James will be unveiled before the Cavs take on the visiting Knicks, making the King’s return official. Already ahead of the game. Beats by Dre. recently unveiled this gigantic poster featuring James showing his Akron shoulder tattoo as part of their...
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Justin Timberlake courtside and Jay Z and Beyonce rumored

The Cavaliers’ opener next Thursday is going to be star-studded. We already heard that Kendrick Lamar and Kevin Hart will be at the pre-game party, but now we know a couple of stars who are rumored to have secured swanky seats at LeBron James’ first regular season game back in Cleveland with the Cavaliers. Rumor has it that Justin Timberlake has already secured his seats alongside...
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