DAN GILBERT RUMORS & GOSSIP

These Sports Figures Made Promises They Just Couldn’t Keep

Take a lesson from these sports figures: don’t make promises you can’t keep. Seriously. Dan Gilbert is still eating crow after declaring the Cleveland Cavaliers would win an NBA championship before LeBron James. You just don’t want to be “that guy.” Check out the video above to see some of the worst guarantees in recent sports history.
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett to team up with Dan Gilbert in attempt to buy Yahoo

Berkshire Hathaway and CEO Warren Buffett has offered to be a potential finance partner for Dan Gilbert in the Cleveland Cavaliers owner’s quest to buy Yahoo. While there’s no given that they will be able to purchase the company, the intrigue of having two big names such as Buffett and Gilbert brings interest to the situation. Buffett told CNBC how he admires Gilbert: “I...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert launches the first sneaker stock exchange

Sneaker reselling has long been an unregulated environment rife with the potential for fake merchandise and unfulfilled transactions. With Dan Gilbert’s recent investment in Campless and the launch of StockX, the game—as the kids say—has changed. First, what is Campless? Launched by Josh Leuber, who has since done a TED talk on the concept and marketplace, Campless analyzes...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs to keep Jared Cunningham, making his contract guaranteed

Add another few bucks to Dan Gilbert’s expenses column, as the Cavs have decided to guarantee 24-year-old combo guard Jared Cunningham’s contract. Cunningham’s one-year contract was non-guaranteed, but all base salaries become guaranteed for the remainder of the 2015-16 season on January 10. Per Larry Coon’s trusty CBA FAQ website: “A player must clear waivers before...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert pulls alternate jersey prank on fans

Having just a home and away uniform seems so old school now considering so many teams have a third (or more) alternate. The Cavaliers are no different. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert teased a new uniform his team would take the floor wearing this season on Tuesday. He posted the above photo to his Twitter account and gave details on when the chosen design would be revealed. “1 of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert walking the walk after talking the talk

by Joe Gilbert 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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs owner throws shade at Warriors on social media

By Vincent Frank The 2015 NBA Finals have been pretty contentious between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Tempers have almost reached a boiling point at times, and there seems to be some tension between the two sides. That’s not necessarily a big deal when it comes to such a high-stakes series. However, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert may have ramped things up...
Via Sportsnaut
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert talks about making peace with LeBron

The one rumor that scared all Cleveland fans to death this morning was that LeBron wasn’t over Dan Gilbert’s infamous letter. Chris Broussard and ESPN were talking about it and it felt so very real and scary that everything could still be hanging in the balance. As it turned out, that problem had already been squashed. Thanks to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, we now know how that...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter tracks Dan Gilbert's plane for possible LeBron link

On Sunday afternoon a local Cleveland sports radio host reported that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert's plane was on its way to Florida.
Via Gamedayr
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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