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Will Andrew Wiggins Stay in Cleveland?

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports LeBron James is coming home. In the most exciting move of this NBA offseason, James decided to rejoin the Cleveland Cavilers, the team where he began his career. A few weeks prior, the Cavs secured the No.1 overall pick in the NBA Draft and with that pick they selected Andrew Wiggins. With All-star point guard Kyrie Irving, the Cavaliers instantly become...
Via The Sideline
13 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Could LeBron James banish prior image, emerge as role model after new decision?

It had already been a long 11 days in the NBA with free agency rumors of which player will go where and what team is trading for who. But the hot topic, was none other than LeBron James. James and the rest of the Heat fell to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2014 NBA […]
Via Project Spurs
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Scott Raab discussing LeBron James on MSNBC

I’m buddies with Jamil Smith on Twitter and he’s a producer on MSNBC for Melissa Harris-Perry’s show. She decided to talk about LeBron’s return on Friday and it’s a fun segment, but I loved watching Jamil run around behind the host with Cavs gear and a flag. Check it out.
Via Waiting For Next Year
30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

LeBron did attempt to recruit players to Cleveland prior to The Decision

So, remember all of that “LeBron didn’t try to recruit” talk that swirled shortly after July 8, 2010? Turns out that may have been rooted entirely in inaccuracies. In a story from Brian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne (who is quietly becoming one of the best NBA reporters in the world), James attempted to recruit Ray Allen, Chris Bosh, Trevor Ariza and Dwyane Wade as potential...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar skeptical about LeBron James returning to ‘betrayed spouse’

Most people feel that LeBron James choosing to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers was the right thing to do. LeBron acknowledged that he made a mistake with the way “The Decision” was handled and said he always believed he would finish his career in Cleveland. While the same fans who burned his jersey four years […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Scott Raab discusses the return of LeBron James – WFNY Podcast – 2014-07-14

You knew it was going to happen and I really couldn’t wait to do this podcast. Scott Raab joined me this morning to discuss the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers. We discussed the letter that LeBron wrote with Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated. We also discussed the sourcing frenzy that led up to the LeBron article coming out. Scott talked about what it’s been...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Coleman recaps experience at LeBron James Skills Academy, talks top six

LAS VEGAS — When class of 2015 La Lumiere guard Jalen Coleman heard late in the Nike EYBL season that he was invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy, the Indianapolis native couldn’t hold back his excitement. Though he was rated as the No. 27 overall prospect in his class, according to the 247Sports Composite, […] The post Jalen Coleman recaps experience at LeBron James...
Via Inside the Hall
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2014 LeBron James Skills Academy – Standouts and Superlatives

Along with the NBPA Top 100 camp, the LeBron James Skills Academy is among two camps nationally each year which feature the largest amount of highly-touted prospects in attendance. After three days of evaluating the 90 high school players playing in at least portions of the camp, Hoopniks.com has come up with these very unofficial “awards,” which ...
Via Hoopniks
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How the CBA incentivizes LeBron to opt out next summer

When news emerged of LeBron James’ contract details, most of Northeast Ohio was likely surprised and caught off guard. “He just committed to a long-term future in Cleveland, why only two years? Why an opt-out?” The clear-cut answer lies within the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, signed back in 2011. LeBron is dead-on with his Cavaliers contract. If he truly wants to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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March 1, 2012: Mike Francesa predicts LeBron James return to Cleveland scooping everyone

Mike Francesa predicts LeBron James return to Cleveland scooping everyone. Why yes, 2012 was a leap year.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
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Should the Cavs trade Andrew Wiggins?

Well, I guess we can say that the thrill of free agency is over. LeBron is returning to Cleveland, Melo is staying in New York, and Paul Pierce is apparently a Wizard now. The best of the best have made their decisions. But, many things could happen before the regular season begins in late October. The Cavaliers have been the biggest winner of free agency so far. The Cavs were able...
Via TopSportsReport
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Cleveland Cavaliers Rookie Andrew Wiggins--Next Season's Dunk Champ?

When he does crazy stuff like this when he's just messing around and being casual--I would say he should have a pretty darn good shot. Should he,  Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James want to have a contest in practice some day (which someone will have to record of course) that would be alright as well. [Instagram]  Loading...
Via FatManWriting
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bennett, Wiggins strut summer stuff as Cavs coast

Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins know each other well, and Cavaliers fans are already getting to see just how well. The two former No. 1 overall picks both hail from Canada, both possess high ceilings and both are members of the Cavs' summer team in Las Vegas. And both are mostly having their way with the competition, exciting the crowds and flashing loads of potential. ...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eloquent Chic Vlog: Thoughts on Lebron James Returning Home to Cleveland

By now we’ve all heard the news announced all over the world; Lebron James decided to return home to play for the ... The post Eloquent Chic Vlog: Thoughts on Lebron James Returning Home to Cleveland appeared first on Eminent Culture.
Via Eminent Culture
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Dan Gilbert opens up about secret meeting with LeBron

Dan Gilbert talked about his secret meeting he had with LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert probably feels like he is on cloud nine right now with the recent news of LeBron James coming back to Cleveland. But this feeling of euphoria took four long years to experience along with no communication between the two. “The Decision,” certainly wasn’t LeBron’s finest...
Via Pass The Pill
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Signs With Miami

The Miami Heat have had a open spot for Small forward ever since Friday when LeBron choose to go back to Cleveland. They haven’t hesitated to go out and sign guys to keep them a playoff contending team, they resigned Chris Bosh and now signed Luol Deng. Deng gambled going into free agency turning down a 3 year 30 million dollar deal with the Cavs thinking he could make more than...
Via TopSportsReport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Delonte West Takes Shot At LeBron James On Twitter

Delonte West was a teammate of LeBron James in Cleveland for a few years, so the two have some history.  The elephant in the room will always be the alleged rumor that West had some type of relationship with James’ mom. After LeBron announced that he was returning to the Cavs on Friday, West took to Twitter to rip James on Sunday morning, calling the four-time MVP “wack.”...
Via Thacover2
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Rumors: LeBron James' contract eyes future cap increase

On Friday, LeBron James dropped a bomb on the sports world when he announced that he will be returning to Cleveland next season.  Now that the dust has settled, we have learned that James' new contract with the Cavaliers is for two years and a total of $42.1 million.  At first glance, it would make no sense for James to sign such a short term contract, but LeBron and his agent...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Delonte West Takes Shot At LeBron On Twitter

Delonte West was a teammate of LeBron James in Cleveland for a few years, so the two have some history.  The elephant in the room will always be the alleged rumor that West had some type of relationship with James’ mom. After LeBron announced that he was returning to the Cavs on Friday, West took to Twitter to rip James on Sunday morning, calling the four-time MVP “wack.”...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blatt: Cavaliers Won't Trade Andrew Wiggins

The Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in trading for Kevin Love, but David Blatt said there's no chance of the team including Andrew Wiggins in any offers. "There's no reason or cause for worry on his part because Andrew's not going anywhere, as far as I know and as far as the club has expressed," Blatt told reporters Saturday following the Cavaliers' Summer...
Via RealGM
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Luol Deng Signing Grade

Miami Heat: Luol Deng Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contracts: 2 seasons and 20 million This is one of the best signings of free agency. As a Chicago Bulls fan I was able to see 9 and a half seasons of Deng in red, and I miss him on my team. It’s a shame that we couldn’t resign him, but they wasn’t really a possibility because of the way...
Via HoopStuff
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Luol Deng Signs Contract With Miami HEAT

Luol Deng announced this weekend that he will be evacuating the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team he joined midway through the 2013-2014 season, and moving to the Miami Heat to help seal up the recent departure of LeBron James.
Via Full Scale Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James stayed connected to home through Ohio State while he was gone: 'LeBron's a very loyal guy'

Urban Meyer said he sent LeBron James a text on Friday after the basketball superstar announced he was returning to Cleveland. "He's got an open door," the Ohio State football coach told cleveland.com in a phone interview. "If he wants to catch a pass, we can probably figure that out, too." That door in Columbus has always been open. Even when it wasn&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrew Wiggins throws down sick behind-the-back dunk

You heard it here first. Andrew Wiggins will do what LeBron James never attempted do, and win a slam dunk contest.  Wiggins put his unfair athleticism on display before the Cavs summer league game on Sunday. He casually hammered down this 360 behind-the-back dunk in warmups for everyone to see. h/t NBA
Via Thacover2
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Captures Video Of World Cup Final Streaker

If you were watching the WorldCup Final, you would be seeing a great game between Germany and Argentina. But what you would have missed, watching or not, was a streaker. ABC edited the broadcast to avoid giving the streaker fame, but they forgot to factor in LeBron James and his video-taking abilities. LeBron James took his talents to Brazil for the World Cup Final and was able...
Via Standing O Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss
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