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LeBron James Puts Kevin Durant On Skates With Slick Spin Move

LeBron James put Kevin Durant on a pair of skates during Sunday's game with a slick spin move.
Via Gamedayr
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs players believed team lacked depth

From the time he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers over the summer, LeBron James insisted that the team had to go through a big development process and would not instantly be the best team in the Eastern Conference. Though some had a hard time believing that, his words proved to be correct. The Cavs have been...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason For Showering Before Games

So far J.R. Smith has been as good as advertised for the Cleveland Cavaliers since being acquired from the New York Knicks. What has been the good-luck touch for Smith? Well, it could be the pregame showers the 29-year-old takes for an interesting reason. Via’s Jason Lloyd: Funny moment pregame. I noticed Smith walking out […] The post J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason...
Via Diehardsport
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Why J.R. Smith is Exactly What This Team Needed

Chucker. Knucklehead. Low IQ player. Headcase. All of these words have been used over the years to describe one Earl Smith III, better known simply as J.R. Throughout the course of his decade-long career, Smith has established himself as one of the most polarizing and frustrating basketball players on the planet, and his antics have earned him his fair share of detractors. In fact...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov: A Cavalier’s Dark Horse

On December 23rd, 2014, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered a major injury during their 125-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite a win that put them at a respectable 17-10 record, the Cavs suffered a major injury to their frontcourt as center Anderson Varejao tore his left Achilles tendon. During the third quarter of the game, Varejao fell to a heap under the basket...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving’s non-selection as All-Star Starter Cost Him $7 Million

I’m not sure if Kyrie Irving’s play this season was worthy of being voted in as a starter in the All-Star game, but his bank account is surely hurting over not being named. reports that with Irving being signed to a max extension last summer coming off his rookie contract, he was slated for huge money if he fulfilled certain requirements. It’s called the Derrick...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing like a championship team

Iman Shumpert is shooting 100% as a Cavalier. While many people were captivated by Klay Thompson’s NBA record-setting 37 points in the 3rd quarter of the Warriors-Kings game last night, they might have missed another extraordinary performance. However, this performance came not from an individual, but from an entire team. Indeed, the word “team” was thrown around a lot when...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Charlotte Hornets (18-26) 90 Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) 129 Box Score It was a week and a day before Friday night’s game that I wrote in this space about how the Cavaliers broke free from the grip of the six-game losing streak that had been suffocating them since the start of 2015. Was it only eight days ago? Nay, it couldn’t have been! It must have been many seasons and many...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Iman Shumpert to Make Cavaliers Debut Friday night

It’s official. The Cleveland Cavaliers‘ newest addition, guard Iman Shumpert, will make his debut tonight as the Cavs take on the Charlotte Hornets at the Q. Shumpert has been sidelined since December 12 with a dislocated shoulder. David Blatt says Iman Shumpert will dress and expects to play him “a little bit” tonight — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 23, 2015 High expectations...
Via Cavaliers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving Misses Out On Derrick Rose Rule With No ASG Starting Spot

Kyrie Irving stood to earn an extra $7 million to $10 million had he been voted into the NBA All-Star Game as a starter due to the "Derrick Rose" provision. The five-year, $90 million extension Irving signed last offseason with the Cleveland Cavaliers would have made him eligible for a higher earning rate if he met certain criteria. Irving would have had to earn fan votes into the...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything you need to know about the NBA All-Star game, Kyrie Irving’s contract, and the future

NBA fans voted in LeBron James as an Eastern Conference All-Star starter, but did not vote in Kyrie Irving despite his start last season and his reigning All-Star Game MVP honor. That snub will likely cost Irving – and by definition, save the Cleveland Cavaliers – around $9-10 million over the course of the point guard’s current contract. Late January is usually silly season...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Game Preview: Three key factors vs. Hornets

The Cavaliers and Hornets face off Friday night for the third and final time this season at the Quicken Loans arena. Both teams are coming into this game riding a bit of momentum, with Charlotte having won eight of their last nine and Cleveland on a four-game win streak. Cleveland won the last two match-ups against Charlotte, 97-88 on Dec. 15 and 91-87 on Jan. 2, and is aiming...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions For 2015 NBA Eastern Conference All Star Reserves

With the All Star starters announced, I decided to give my predictions on who the coaches should vote in as the Eastern conference All Star reserves. Jeff Teague Jeff Teague, Atlanta Hawks The Atlanta Hawks are by far the best team in the Eastern conference with a 35-8 record and deserve to be represented big time. The strength of the Hawks are their ability to pass the ball...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Is Really Enjoying His Time In Cleveland

Iman Shumpert, who should make his Cleveland Cavaliers debut soon, seems to be very pleased about being on a contending team. Watch as Shumpert celebrates with his new teammates during this amazing play last night against the Jazz. [Andrew Bailey] The post Iman Shumpert Is Really Enjoying His Time In Cleveland appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch LeBron James smash it after Kevin Love’s full court pass

(Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter) The last time the Cavs played the Jazz, it was one of the most confusing games of the season. That’s saying a lot. It felt like Kyrie Irving and the boys were all dogs marking their territory in a weird way. Kyrie had 34 points and zero assists that game while the Cavaliers had six assists as a team. Those...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Forward Shawn Marion Retiring After Season

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after this season. ESPN is reporting that Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after the season ends is his current plan. Marion is currently playing his 16th season in the NBA. “The Matrix” averaged 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.1 blocks per game in his career. Marion said that having...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love’s Amazing Full-Court Pass Leads To Nasty LeBron Dunk

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love hit LeBron James with a beautiful pass for a nasty dunk on Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Shawn Marion to retire after this season

Former Phoenix Suns great and current Cleveland Cavalier Shawn Marion has decided to retire after this season. His goal coming into the league was to play 15 seasons and he’s done since his start in 1999. The 36-year old has an 8-month old son and he says that he’s become real attached to the little guy. “I wanted to go out on my terms. The biggest thing is having a son...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: 'I actually touch the ball' with OKC

Dion Waiters, once one of the many problems in the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, is now thriving as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder after...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are surging

Remember four months ago? That was when we were already anointing the Cleveland Cavaliers as Eastern Conference champions, after they had a doozy of...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs blatantly ignoring coaches, running different plays

The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost six straight games, and panic is starting to set in. While fans shouldn’t be overly concerned about a 19-20 record halfway through the season, the fact that the players have reportedly begun to tune out head coach David Blatt is not a good sign. According to Brian Windhorst of,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Unlikely to Opt out of Contract Following Season

Things haven’t gotten off to a great start for the Cleveland Cavaliers and big offseason acquisition Kevin Love. The team is currently 19-19 about halfway through the season and has lost eight of its past nine games. Cavaliers head coach David Blatt even went as far to indicate that Love may not be worth a max contract at this stage in his career. In 37 games this season, Love...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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