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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...
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1 hour ago

Photos of the latest Kyrie IIs “Parade” edition released

Kyrie Irving is on a roll. After making the biggest go ahead basket in franchise history and looking very good as Team USA’s lead guard, the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard is set to be in the news once again next month, for a good reason, and that is because of the release of his Kyrie […] The post Photos of the latest Kyrie IIs “Parade” edition released appeared first on Cavs Nation.
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1 hour 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
2 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...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Locked on Cavaliers Episode 7: Tristan Thompson and Canadian basketball

Today’s episode of ‘Locked on Cavaliers’ heads north. Welcome back to ‘Locked on Cavaliers’, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast in the Locked on Sports Network. On today’s episode, Fear the Sword’s Justin Rowan (@cavsanada) joins the show to talk about Tristan Thompson’s role on Team Canada now and in the future, the state of Canadian basketball and his take...
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1 day ago

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...
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1 day ago

Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue will make more in 5-year coaching deal than he did in entire playing career

Coach Tyronn Lue had his first ever head coaching gig this past season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it ended with an NBA Championship. After six month’s of coaching under his assistant coach contract and a little over a month after the title, Lue and the Cavs have agreed on a new 5-year, $35 million […] The post Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue will make more in 5-year coaching deal...
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1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert’s Bid To Acquire Yahoo! Falls To Verizon

Dan Gilbert made a bid to acquire Yahoo!, but he ultimately lost out on a prime opportunity to Verizon, who won the bid. Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert attempted to buy Yahoo!, but his bid lost out to Verizon. Verizon paid $4.83 billion to acquire Yahoo!, which is well below the $44 billion that Microsoft offered […] Dan Gilbert’s Bid To Acquire Yahoo! Falls To Verizon...
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2 days ago

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...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving is proud to be an American

The Cleveland Cavaliers have only one player representing Team USA for the 2016 Summer Olympics. That man is not two time gold medal Olympian, LeBron James. That man is not one time gold medal Olympian, Kevin Love. That man is Kyrie Irving. Irving may quite possibly be the best point guard in the NBA. Due to his injury plagued career, he hasn’t had enough time to fully prove...
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3 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...
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4 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...
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5 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
6 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...
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8 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
9 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...
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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...
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10 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
10 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
11 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...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving says he FaceTimed Kobe Bryant after winning NBA Title

One of the first calls Kyrie Irving made after winning the NBA title wasn’t to a family member or a lifelong friend, but to somebody that had been there before. Irving revealed during an interview with ThePostGame that he FaceTimed Kobe Bryant after he got into the locker room: I actually FaceTimed Kobe after the game as soon as I got in the locker room. Other than seeing my dad...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs summer leaguer goes LeBron on Lakers, who get worse news after loss

Jordan McRae did his best LeBron impersonation on Thursday night in the summer league, scoring 36 points with nine rebounds to rally the Cleveland Cavaliers from a 16-point halftime deficit to hand the Lakers their first loss in Las Vegas.McRae and rookie Kay Felder, whom the Cavs selected in the second round of June's draft, teamed to outplay the Lakers' young backcourt of D'Angelo...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Cleveland Cavaliers landed sharpshooter Mike Dunleavy

The Cleveland Cavaliers have remained fairly quiet so far in this year’s free agency. While other top teams have made some huge moves this off season a lot of Cleveland fans have been left thinking, when will we make our moves? With the exception of getting Kay Felder in the draft, Cleveland hasn’t brought in anyone new. They’ve only lost familiar faces with Timofey Mozgov...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Varejao has not asked Cavs for championship ring

Anderson Varejao signed with the Golden State Warriors in February, after spending his first 31 games of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he had been his entire 12-year career. Well, the Warriors and Cavs of course met in the NBA Finals, making Varejao the only player in NBA history to play for both Finals representatives in the same season. This of course brought...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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