On point: Guard Deron Williams signs with champion Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most. He wants a ring. ''Competing for a championship is something that I haven't had a chance to do,'' he said. Williams, an Olympian and three-time All-Star who has never made it to the NBA Finals, signed as a free agent on Monday with the Cavs...
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Deron Williams signs with champion Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) Free agent point guard Deron Williams signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving the NBA champions another playmaker to help them defend their title. Williams will initially come off the bench for the Cavs, who have been seeking a backup for All-Star Kyrie Irving all season. A 13-year veteran, Williams had his contract bought out last week by Dallas, cleared waivers...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Deron Williams Officially Signs With Team

Deron Williams has officially signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to Joe Vardon of, Deron Williams has officially signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Deron Williams has indeed signed as a free agent with the Cavs — Joe Vardon (@joevardon) February 27, 2017 Williams, who has averaged 16.6 points and 8.2 assists per game in […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Deron...
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Cavs News: Cavaliers Officially Sign Deron Williams, Expected to Make Debut Wednesday

It’s now official. According to Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin, the Cavs have signed point guard Deron Williams. The signing will cost the team $908,431, bringing the team’s payroll to over $126.9 million. “At the end of the day I felt like this was the best team for me,” Williams said in regards to choosing the Cavs over all other teams. “I felt like...
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Kyle Korver is ready to welcome Deron Williams to Cleveland

Deron Williams, who is expected to sign with the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers sometime before Wednesday afternoon, has not made it to the Lake Erie shoreline yet, but one of his former teammates is ready to welcome him to the team when he does. Kyle Korver, who played with Williams for three years as members […] The post Kyle Korver is ready to welcome Deron Williams...
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Raptors All-Star Kyle Lowry needs wrist surgery, out until playoffs

  11view galleryPhoto:Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry has missed the last two games with a wrist injury that the team revealed Monday will need surgery. Lowry, 30, is having the best season of his 11-year NBA career, averaging 22.8 points, 6.9 assists and 4.7 rebounds.The Raptors are 35-24 and tied with the Wizards for third place in the Eastern Conference standings...
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3 Cavs that have the most to prove without Kevin Love and J.R. Smith

The Cavaliers may be the defending world champions, but even despite them lifting the Larry O’Brien trophy last June, a road to repeating does come with its challenges. One of those obstacles is the injury bug, which has hit some of the big names in northeast Ohio. J.R. Smith has missed most of this season […] The post 3 Cavs that have the most to prove without Kevin Love and...
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The Cleveland Cavaliers Should Be Championship Favorites For The Rest Of The Decade

The Cleveland Cavaliers should be one of the favorites to win the championship every season until at least 2020 with the team they assemble this week. The Cleveland Cavaliers can impose their will for years with the team they’re expected to assemble this week. Deron Williams (Sr.), a three-time All-Star and third overall pick in […] The Cleveland Cavaliers Should Be Championship...
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Cavaliers: Kyle Korver Is Playing Historically Great for Cleveland

The Cleveland Cavaliers are great as a team, and one of their recent acquisitions, Kyle Korver, has been balling! The Cleveland Cavaliers have been just 12-9 since acquiring Kyle Korver, but the sharpshooter has been absolutely torching the net. His three-point percentage is historically great, and hopefully it doesn’t cool down. MUST READ: Expectations for […] Cavaliers: Kyle...
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Report: Andrew Bogut likely to join Cavs after buyout

The Dallas Mavericks veterans who are getting out of town are apparently all about Cleveland.Center Andrew Bogut is the latest, with Mavericks sources reportedly indicating that he will likely join the Cavaliers once he’s bought out by the Philadelphia 76ers, where he was traded on Thursday. Bogut’s buyout is expected to be just a matter of time. The Houston Rockets were also...
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Dwyane Wade thanks LeBron for staying home after beating Cavs

The Chicago Bulls received a major gift from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday as they got to face the Eastern Conference’s top team without the league’s top player.LeBron James did not attend Saturday’s game as he was ill, giving the Bulls a big opportunity to score a win. They took advantage and blew out Cleveland 117-99.After the game, Dwyane Wade, who was teammates with...
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Kyle Korver helped convince Deron Williams to sign with Cavs

Three-time All-Star point guard Deron Williams is en route to Cleveland, and one of his old teammates may have had something to do with it.According to Joe Vardon of on Saturday, Cavaliers swingman Kyle Korver helped convince Williams, who was waived by the Dallas Mavericks earlier this week, to join the team. Korver and Williams were teammates on the Utah Jazz from...
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Deron Williams clears waivers and will sign with Cavs

Deron Williams has cleared waivers after being waived by the Dallas Mavericks, and his agent says his next move is to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. This isn’t shocking news whatsoever, as ESPN’s Marc Stein previously reported Williams would sign with Cleveland if he did clear waivers.Williams brings more than a decade of NBA experience to an already experienced Cleveland...
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Kevin Love expected to return for playoffs

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love expects to be ready for the NBA playoffs in April after "very minor" knee surgery. Doctors removed "loose bodies" from his left knee Feb. 14 and have told the All-Star he will need six weeks to recover. Love expects to have the stitches taken out this weekend, and he believes he's on schedule to return in late March. "There's definitely enough time to...
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LeBron reverses course, says he ‘always felt good’ about Cavs

What a difference a month can make.LeBron James arguably contradicted himself by saying Thursday that he’s “always felt good” about the direction and makeup of the Cleveland Cavaliers this season.James of course created a firestorm in late January by putting the Cavs front office on blast, seemingly without provocation. In a post-game tirade following the team’s fifth loss...
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Cavs owner hosts Charles Oakley courtside, trolls James Dolan

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert trolled Knicks owner James Dolan during Thursday night’s game with a clever gesture. After all the stuff that went on between Oakley and Dolan over the last few weeks, Gilbert decided to host Oakley as his personal guest, and to have the two sit courtside. Oakley accepted his offer. — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport...
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Charles Oakley will be in Cleveland for Knicks-Cavaliers as an invited guest of the Cavs

Former New York Knick Charles Oakley is currently engaged in a seemingly never-ending feud with Knicks owner James Dolan after Dolan kicked Oakley out of Madison Square Garden and got him arrested. Oakley is no longer banned from MSG, but he said he’s not coming back until he gets an adequate apology, which sounds like it might never come. That said, Oakley isn’t boycotting...
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Charles Oakley to attend Knicks game, just not at the Garden

Charles Oakley will be in attendance for an upcoming New York Knicks game. It just won’t be at Madison Square Garden.Oakley hinted on Twitter about attending Wednesday’s game between the Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers at Quick Loans Arena. Oakley later confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman he would in fact be in Cleveland for the Knicks-Cavs tilt, according to a tweet from ESPN’s...
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Richard Jefferson trolls Kyrie Irving over flat Earth stance

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson loves to have fun with his teammates. This happy-go-lucky attitude dates back to Jefferson’s days with the Arizona Wildcats. Now that he’s a bit long in the tooth, Jefferson doesn’t have the filter most of us possess.Teammate Kyrie Irving surely bore the brunt of this on Wednesday with Jefferson trolling the All-Star point guard...
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