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Iman Shumpert Posts Instagram After Signing Deal With The Cavs

Following signing a four-year, $40 million dollar deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Iman Shumpert posted the following Instagram. You don't buy jewelry in this league, you earn it. Be back soon Cleveland #relativitysports A photo posted by iMan Shumpert (@imanshumpertthe1st) on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:27pm PDT The post Iman Shumpert Posts Instagram After Signing Deal With...
Via Diehardsport
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Video: 5-star recruit nutmegs defender, nails monster dunk

If you want to make an impression, why not make it in front of the best? That’s exactly what 5-star PG Dennis Smith Jr. did when he went through a defender’s legs and dunked it while NBA MVP Steph Curry looked on. This was being held at the inaugural SC30 Select Camp hosted in San Francisco from June 29-July 2. Camps like this are a great opportunity to have fun and refine your...
Via Campus Sports Net
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The NBA should do away with coaches

There’s a position in the National Basketball Association that has become obsolete, and it’s not “Center.” It’s “Head Coach.” More than any superstar had done before him, Cleveland’s LeBron James slammed that point across in the Eastern Conference playoffs against Chicago. In the waning seconds of game four of the Eastern Conference semifinals, with the game tied...
Via Mile High Sports
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Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Reach out to Tayshaun Prince

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for some veteran wing depth to team up with LeBron James next season and help may come in the form of a former Kentucky Wildcat. According to Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the organization has reached out to the 35-year-old, though a deal may not come until later […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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BBL: LeBron James wants Tayshaun Prince

Big Blue Links for Friday: Kash Daniel makes his choice Saturday. The Paintsville linebacker will announce his college choice on July 4. Kentucky and South Carolina are considered to be the leaders. Commonwealth’s revamp hasn’t boosted ticket sales. The “new” … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
4 hours ago

No Love Lost; Cleveland Cavaliers Resign Kevin Love

CLEVELAND, OH – MARCH 18: Kyrie Irving #2 and Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Brooklyn Nets on March 18, 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement....
Via The Sports Journal
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Matthew Dellavedova, Cavs Progressing On Multi-Year Deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Matthew Dellavedova are making progress on a new multi-year contract in the $3 million to $5 million range, sources tell RealGM. Dellavedova is a restricted free agent. Dellavedova became an effective backup guard for the Cavaliers.
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Timofey Mozgov undergoes knee surgery, expected to be out six weeks

After a busy Wednesday re-signing a few of their free agents, the Cavaliers announced on Thursday that center Timofey Mozgov underwent surgery on his knee. Mozgov had successful right knee arthroscopic debridement on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter. Drs. Richard Parker and James Rosneck performed the operation. Mozgov’s rehabilitation process is expected...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Cavs News: Timofey Mozgov Undergoes Successful Knee Scope Surgery, Will Miss Six Weeks

The Cleveland Cavaliers made an announcement on Thursday that starting center Timofey Mozgov underwent a successful right knee arthroscopic debridement on Wednesday and will be inactive for the next six weeks. The Cavs announce Timofey Mozgov went through a successful R knee scope yesterday. They expect a 6-week rehabilitation before he can play — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) July...
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Cavs center Mozgov has arthroscopic knee surgery

CLEVELAND (AP) Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov has undergone successful right knee arthroscopic surgery and the team says he'll be out about six weeks. The Cavaliers say Mozgov had the procedure Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter. On Tuesday, the team picked up the $5 million option on his contract for next season. The 7-foot-1 center was acquired...
Via AP on Fox
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Timofey Mozgov Undergoes Scope On Knee, Out Six Weeks

Timofey Mozgov underwent successful right knee arthroscopic debridement on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter by Drs. Richard Parker and James Rosneck. His rehabilitation and return to play protocol is slated for six weeks.
Via RealGM
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Execs Believe Kevin Love Could Eventually Be Traded By Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers are confident that a smaller lineup of Tristan Thompson at center and Kevin Love at power forward will work. But if it doesn't, Love could eventually surface in trade discussions, according to executives around the NBA. “Maybe in February or in the summer, you could see Love being talked about,” one league executive said. “If he stays healthy next year...
Via RealGM
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Report: Cavs could put Love on trading block within next year

Kevin Love announced Wednesday he’d be re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a contract reportedly worth $110 million over five years. But how long will Love’s tenure in Cleveland actually last? According to Sporting News, some NBA executives believe the forward could be playing elsewhere by this time next year. The Cavs felt they needed to re-sign Love this summer to...
Via NESN.com
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Video: 5-Star PG Dennis Smith Jr. Goes Through Defender’s Legs For A Dunk, Impresses Steph Curry

Point guard Dennis Smith Jr. is one of the top uncommitted players in the class of 2016, and at NBA MVP Steph Curry’s camp, he showed why. The five-star out of North Carolina dribbled the ball through his defender’s legs in a one-on-one game, corralled it behind him, and converted with an emphatic dunk. He impressed the Golden State Warriors star in the process. Check it out...
Via College Spun
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Cleveland Cavaliers Top Ten best plays from the 2014-15 season

Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers falling short of their first championship, fans of the franchise should be happy about the upcoming year. Most of the roster including Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James will be back and have more playoff experience because of last year’s success. For some of the Cavaliers best plays from last season, check out the below top ten: *** Cavaliers...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade spotted vacationing in Bahamas (pic)

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have been spotted along with their wives getting some R&R while vacationing in the Bahamas, which is pretty much it. But that won’t prevent the floating of speculation that this could be a replay of the meet-and-greet King James conducted with Kevin Love right before the forward decided to remain...Read More The post LeBron James, Dwyane Wade spotted...
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July 1, 2015 was a very good day for Cleveland sports fans

Days like July 1, 2015 don’t happen very often in any sports city, let alone Cleveland. Everything that was in play that could have swung up or down ended up kissing the sky. Kevin Love and Cleveland Indians and Iman Shumpert and the pure joy of knowing at least a little bit about a bright future. It was a day where even in the absence of wins and a hangover from the NBA Finals...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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AP Source: Cavs bring back Shumpert for 4 years, $40 million

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Iman Shumpert has agreed to terms on a four-year, $40 million contract that will keep him in Cleveland. Shumpert and the Cavaliers came to agreement on Wednesday evening. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. A contract cannot be signed until July 9. Shumpert...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Cavs on verge of shattering NBA's luxury tax record

With Wednesday’s flurry of long-term contracts, fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers now have a clearer picture of what the team will look like during the 2015-16 season. As many hoped, it will look very much like the team that finished last regular season on a 33-3 tear, thanks in no small part to Dan Gilbert’s spending. We’ve seen the reported figures for Kevin Love, Tristan...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Dan Gilbert walking the walk after talking the talk

Two hundred thirty million dollars. That is the approximate amount of money Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert shelled out in player contracts just on day one of NBA free agency. The Cavs reportedly agreed with forward Kevin Love on a five-year, $110 million deal and guard Iman Shumpert on a four-year, $40 million contract, are near agreement with forward Tristan Thompson...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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10 Free Agents the Cleveland Cavaliers Could Target with the Mid-Level Exception

Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin began the free agency season by offering predictably lucrative free agent contracts to Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert. With the strong likelihood that LeBron James will soon be signing back with the team, the Cavaliers’ best options to go out and sign a new free agent recruit is likely limited to the taxpayer’s...
Via Cavaliers Nation
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Cavaliers Trade Targets

The Cavaliers are holding a golden ticket in Brendan Haywood’s contract. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past 12 months you know how valuable the contract can be for the team. For those of you that have no idea what I’m talking about, here it is: The Cavaliers hold a team option for […]
Via Legion Report
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Kevin Love is back with the Cavs! – WFNY Podcast – 2015-07-01

It didn’t take long for the Cleveland Cavaliers to re-sign Kevin Love! He is back with the Cavs for five years and a whole lot of Dan Gilbert’s money. Ben Axelrod from Bleacher Report joins the podcast to discuss that and a whole lot more. Such as… To download the podcast directly, click here for the MP3. Kevin Love is back Tristan Thompson is back too. Doug Gottlieb predicting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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AP Source: Cavs bring back Shumpert for 4 years, $40 million

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Iman Shumpert has agreed to terms on a four-year, $40 million contract that will keep him in Cleveland. Shumpert and the Cavaliers came to agreement on Wednesday evening. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. A contract cannot be signed until July 9. Shumpert...
Via AP on Fox
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Grading The Deal: Kevin Love Re-Signs With Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers gave up a lot to get Kevin Love and he looked like a surplus part on offense throughout the regular season and then possibly an inferior part during the playoffs when a defensive identity emerged with Tristan Thompson after he was lost to a dislocated shoulder. With a five-man unit of Love, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Timofey Mozgov and J.R. Smith, the Cavaliers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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