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Draymond Green: ‘Me and LeBron are friends’

As Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green prepares to help Team USA to gold this summer in Rio, the enigmatic big man took time out of his busy schedule to discuss some recent on-court incidents. Unless you were hiding under a rock back in June, you know very well that Green’s antics during the NBA Playoffs might have cost his team a second consecutive NBA title. The All...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Richard Jefferson returns home to Cleveland and opens Channing Frye’s gift up

Richard Jefferson has enjoyed his vacation down in Southern California and returned home to Cleveland. Last year, the Cavs acquired a good friend of his Channing Frye, who helped the Cavs win an NBA Championship. With Frye having another pair of years on his contract, Jefferson probably couldn’t let Frye have all the fun and […] The post Video: Richard Jefferson returns home...
Via Cavs Nation
5 hours ago

Richard Jefferson officially re-signs with the Cavs

The Cavs have taken another step to rounding out their roster. Richard Jefferson is officially coming back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The team officially announced a move in a press release. It’s officially official: Richard Jefferson is back!DETAILS: https://t.co/9wvE7fnd5G pic.twitter.com/uEuGPROslK— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) July 28, 2016 "RJ’s versatility...
Via Fear The Sword
6 hours ago

Iman Shumpert And The Pick-And-Roll

Iman Shumpert’s next step in his player development will be decided by his ability to make the pick-and-roll his bread-and-butter. In order to improve the Cleveland Cavaliers as a team, Shumpert has to continue to develop as a player. Scoring off of the pick-and-roll should become Shumpert’s bread-and-butter. Iman Shumpert is another player, like Kevin Love, […] Iman Shumpert...
Via King James Gospel
9 hours ago

Kyrie Irving Explains How HIs Life Has 'Definitely Gotten Crazier' Since His Championship-Winning 3-Pointer

Kyrie Irving's game-winning shot in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals will go down as one of the most iconic moments in basketball history. The 25-foot jumper over the outstretched arm of Stephen Curry climaxed an improbable comeback against a history-making dominant opponent, and it delivered a trophy to the title-starved city of Cleveland for the first time since 1964: [youtube...
Via Stack
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 Two-Way Guards To Sign

With August approaching, the Cleveland Cavaliers still have questions regarding their backup point guard position. Here are five two-way guards they can sign. Though the Cleveland Cavaliers haven’t said they’re done making moves, and they shouldn’t be, one of the biggest questions regarding the team’s roster is who their backup point guard is. After drafting […] Cleveland...
Via King James Gospel
10 hours ago

Throwback Thursday: Kyrie Irving at the 2014 FIBA World Cup

The 2014 FIBA World Cup was one of the first times Kyrie Irving showed us that he truly is one of the best players in the world. With Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving set to make his Olympic debut in Rio in just a couple weeks, it’s only fitting that we take a look back […] Throwback Thursday: Kyrie Irving at the 2014 FIBA World Cup - King James Gospel - King James...
Via King James Gospel
11 hours ago

Locked on Cavaliers Episode 8: Cavs cap breakdown

On today’s episode, Locked on Cavaliers tackles the Cavs’ complicated cap situation. Welcome back to ‘Locked on Cavaliers’, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast in the Locked on Podcast Network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by Jacob Rosen of Waiting for Next Year and Hardwood Paroxysm to talk about the Cavs’ cap situation. Specifically...
Via Fear The Sword
12 hours ago

NBA champ Cavs honored with 2,000-pound butter sculptures

What better way to honor and celebrate a championship than by sculpting a ton of butter for the ultimate tribute? Three massive butter sculptures honoring this season’s NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers were unveiled on Tuesday at the Ohio State Fair. While none of the sculptures depicted LeBron James or Kyrie Irving, one trophy was made in the mold of mascots Moondog and Sir...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green opens up about his 'beef' with LeBron James

As Green says, things are not exactly how they look on the court.Draymond Green isn't the cuddliest character in the National Basketball Association.More accurately, he's the guy who'll kick you in the blintzes with zero hesitation, possibly without even being aware he's done it.So it's no surprise that over the course of his four years in the league, he's rubbed some people the...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Kobe Bryant called ‘a–hole’ in LeBron James-produced show

LeBron James may actually have very little to do with the comedy series “Survivor’s Remorse,” but he is listed as one of the show’s producers. So I guess, in a way, LeBron is guilty of having called Kobe Bryant an “a–hole” in an upcoming episode? Richard Johnson of Page Six learned that a line from “Survivor’s Remorse,” which is a series about a poor kid who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Lue, Cavs agree to multiyear contract extension

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the contract says Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is getting a multiyear extension with the NBA champions. Lue, who took over the Cavs when David Blatt was fired in January and led Cleveland to the city's first championship since 1964, has agreed to the deal, said the person who spoke Monday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

George makes return to Team USA following leg injury

Paul George doesn’t look like he has skipped a beat. George took the court Friday against Argentina in an exhibition and posted 18 points, two boards and an assist in a lopsided 111-74 victory. Folks will recall the last time George took the court with Team USA, when he went up and came down, shattering his leg in a brutal display of the human body giving out. Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs sign free agent Chris "Birdman" Andersen

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have officially signed veteran forward Chris ''Birdman'' Andersen to a one-year contract. The NBA champions needed a backup center after losing Timofey Mozgov in free agency and are hoping the 38-year-old Andersen can fill that role. A 14-year veteran, Andersen, known for his multiple tattoos and toughness on the boards, split last season with Miami...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Delonte West attempting NBA comeback?

Delonte West has gone from the Cleveland Cavaliers to allegedly homeless to hoping for an NBA return. What a ride. West was a first-round pick in 2004 and played for four different teams, most notably with LeBron James and the Cavaliers (Pt. I). He then fell out of the league and into a rather public downward spiral off the court, as documented here, with this note showcasing one...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith still on different pages in regards to contract terms

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ big remaining issue this offseason is their lack of cap space. It may not seem like a huge problem because they already have a championship team in tact and you know the old saying, “if it aint broke don’t fix it”, but now the Cavs have been forced into a tough position due to the fact that other teams are stacking up around the league and their cap...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron tells Cavs he will re-sign, is in no rush

LeBron James has reportedly informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will re-sign with the team at some point this summer. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, LeBron has assured the Cavs he is not going anywhere but has given “no timetable for negotiating or signing a deal.” The reigning NBA Finals MVP has several contract options he could choose for next season but is said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith looking for $15 million annually

J.R. Smith is one of the top free agents remaining on the market. The veteran helped his Cleveland Cavaliers win the title this past season and is now reportedly looking to cash in big time. Yikes... hearing JR Smith seeking huge deal to return to Cavs, in the $15m per year range. Can Cavs really pass on bringing him back? — Steve Kyler (@stevekylerNBA) July 17, 2016 Paying...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Varejao would not accept title ring from Cavs

Anderson Varejao has a right to receive an NBA championship ring after spending part of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But he has no plans to accept one as a current member of the Golden State Warriors, who lost to the Cavs in the NBA Finals. Varejao eligible to receive a championship ring from time with #Cavs, but told he has no plans to accept after finishing with...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith ‘nervous’ about free agency choice

J.R. Smith is one of the top players remaining on the free agent market, and it is widely assumed that he is just waiting for an official offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers so he can stay right where he is. It may not be that simple. Smith opted out of a $5.4 million contract for the 2016-2017 season. After seeing what some mediocre free agents got on the open market, he really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving FaceTimed an NBA Legend after winning the NBA Championship

Following the Cleveland Cavaliers dramatic comeback series win against the Golden State Warriors, Cavs guard Kyrie Irving, who hit the game-winning three in Game 7 to seal the championship, FaceTimed an NBA legend just moments after. After seeing his family, Irving FaceTimed one of the best to ever step on the floor — Kobe Bryant. “I actually FaceTimed Kobe after the game as...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris 'Birdman' Andersen reportedly agrees to a 1-year deal with the Cavaliers

Chris "Birdman" Andersen has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Cavaliers, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Cleveland completed a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers just prior to making the deal with Andersen in order to make things work under the salary cap.Philadelphia sent the rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum to the Cavaliers in exchange...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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