DAN GILBERT RUMORS & GOSSIP

The long-term gains of being in the LeBron business

When LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010, Dan Gilbert's franchise went from breaking even most seasons with an expensive payroll, and luxury tax on top of that, to turning a profit of $33 million during the 10-11 season. Despite being in a financially limited small market, The LeBron Economy was kept in place for that first season without him with Quicken Loans Arena...
Via RealGM - NBA
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan had harsh words for Warriors owner

Leave it to Michael Jordan to put an NBA owner in place.Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob joined 95.7 The Game’s “The Afternoon Delight” with Greg Papa on Tuesday and talked about the harsh words MJ gave him after last season.“On the collective bargaining agreement, I was on the labor committee and I was in New York having a bunch of dinners with Michael Jordan and other...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James tight-lipped on relationship with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert

LeBron James on Friday wasn’t inclined to discuss in any detail his relationship with Cleveland Cavaliers own Dan Gilbert amid reports the two are butting heads over that state of the team, specifically concerning payroll.A tight-lipped James suggested after Cavs shootaround that his relationship with Gilbert isn’t any more important than the ones the owner has with the rest...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley says LeBron James’ comments were ‘inappropriate’

Charles Barkley is not afraid to criticize LeBron James, and he proved that yet again on Thursday.Speaking on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” prior to Thursday’s Thunder-Mavericks game, Barkley called James’ criticism of the Cavaliers’ front office “whiny” and “inappropriate.”Here’s what Barkley had to say about it: After the Cavaliers lost to the Pelicans on Monday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron, Cavs owner butting heads over payroll

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to dominate the NBA news cycle for all the wrong reasons.The Cavs might still be the Eastern Conference’s top team, but Cleveland can’t get out of its own way at the moment, marred in a three-game losing streak and having lost six of its last 10.Cleveland’s slide prompted James to call out management after a recent loss, pleading...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  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 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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