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Making the case for Ante Zizic to be a consistent member of Cavs’ rotation

In the month of March, the Cleveland Cavaliers roster has been ravaged by injuries. In a little over a week, the Cavs have lost Tristan Thompson (ankle) and Cedi Osman (hip) for an extended period and newcomers Rodney Hood (back) and Larry Nance Jr. (hamstring) are dealing with nagging injuries as well. Besides the before-mentioned foursome, superstar forward Kevin Love has also...
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

Cavs’ Ante Zizic to start with Larry Nance Jr. out vs. Blazers

Shortly before 4:00 p.m. EST Thursday, news came down the wire stating that Cleveland Cavaliers big man Larry Nance Jr. will be held out of Thursday night’s game in Portland against the Trail Blazers due to a right hamstring injury. According to a report from Joe Vardon of, Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue has given rookie Ante Zizic a starting nod at center in Nance Jr’s...
Via Cavs Nation
3 days ago

Cavs News: Larry Nance Jr. Out, Rodney Hood in vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Despite the expected return of guard Rodney Hood from injury, the Cleveland Cavaliers received some bad news on Thursday afternoon. That’s because they’ll be facing the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday without the services of starting center Larry Nance Jr., who’s sitting out the contest with a hamstring issue. Nance, who had been inserted into the starting lineup after a recent...
Via Cavaliers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nance Jr. out vs. Trail Blazers

Rookie Ante Zizic will start in his place. The Cavs will be down another front court player Thursday night against the Trail Blazers. Per the Cavs, Larry Nance Jr. will miss the game with a right hamstring issue that, per, he had wrapped up at the team’s shootaround in Portland Thursday morning. The issue first hampered Nance on Tuesday when the Cavs beat the Suns...
Via Fear The Sword
3 days ago

Cavaliers assign Isaiah Thomas to G League

As expected, the Cavaliers have assigned Isaiah Thomas to their G League affiliate as part of his rehab process, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. The club confirmed the move in a press release, noting that Ante Zizic has been assigned to the Canton Charge as well. Thomas is expected to scrimmage with the Charge before rejoining the Cavs, as we heard earlier this week...
Via Hoops Rumors
December 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs owner Dan Gilbert behind trade impasse with Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics on Wednesday finally completed the mega-trade highlighted by the exchange of superstar guards Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas. In the aftermath of the protracted saga, rumor has it that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was behind the delay.The Celtics ultimately sweetened the deal by adding a second round pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. All told,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Celtics send Cavs 2nd-round pick to complete Irving-Thomas trade

After several days of a holdup, the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers finally reached an agreement on the terms of the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade.As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Celtics have agreed to send a 2020 second-round pick (via Miami) to Cleveland to complete the deal.News came out last Tuesday that the teams agreed to a blockbuster deal that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs seeking additional compensation after Isaiah Thomas physical

The results of Isaiah Thomas’ physical have apparently led the Cavaliers to seek further compensation before finalizing their trade with the Celtics.A hip injury cut Thomas’ season short after the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals. Surgery wasn’t required and the Cavaliers were initially confident Thomas would not have to miss much (if any) time during the upcoming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Young boy asks Brad Stevens why he traded Isaiah Thomas

A teeny-tiny little NBA trade went down this week, if you haven’t heard. The Celtics and Cavaliers, the East’s two best teams, flipped their starting point guards.Yes, Isaiah Thomas and Kyrie Irving are changing homes. In the deal, Boston received Irving and Cleveland received Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-rounder.The loss of Thomas was particularly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch Jayson Tatum work out with Jaylen Brown for first time at Celtics practice

There’s a lot of expectations for the Celtics’ No. 3 overall pick — Jayson Tatum — to live up to. Some are questioning whether the C’s made the right move in picking him, instead of rolling with Josh Jackson or trading down for someone else.While that remains to be seen, and it will be a long time until that question is answered, we do know that summer league ball starts up soon...
Via The Sports Daily
June 30, 2017  |  Discuss

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