Joakim Noah continued to shoot free throws during ring ceremony

As the lights started to dim inside Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night, it marked a historic moment for the Cleveland Cavaliers who were about to start their ring ceremony and the unveiling of their championship banner. The fans in attendance, together with the team’s distinguished guests, all started preparing themselves for the momentous occasion except […] The post Joakim...
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2 hours ago

WATCH: Dan Gilbert announces $15 million gift to Michigan State University

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State University alumni Dan and Jennifer Gilbert today announced a $15 million donation from their family foundation to impact and elevate student success and one of the nation's elite basketball programs. The Gilberts' gift will support a new addition and renovation of the Breslin Center at MSU that will enhance the fan experience for the more than...
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Dennis Smith Jr.: ‘I never run from a challenge. I never back down from adversity.’

DSJ exuded confidence during ACC media day. Below is the transcript of Dennis Smith’s remarks to the media at ACC Operation Basketball on Wednesday. Q. Hey, Dennis, it's not often you get freshmen down here for this thing, but you seem like you're made for this, your personality and what people are expecting from your game. Is there any part of you that doesn't think you're ready...
Via Backing the Pack
6 hours ago

Iman Shumpert jokingly calls out Kristaps Porzingis after collision

Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Iman Shumpert had to exit Tuesday’s season opener early after colliding with New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis, but he’s maintaining a good sense of humor about the whole business. Shumpert was driving late in the third quarter of Cleveland’s 117-88 victory when he inadvertently hit his head on Porzingis’ hip. He was down for several...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Cavs' championship rings remind us that Warriors blew a 3-1 Finals lead

The Cleveland Cavaliers received their championship rings prior to opening up a new NBA season Tuesday night. It was a fine ceremony and all that, but let's get down to brass tacks here -- the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals. People forget that.Thankfully, the Cavs' new rings have a very helpful (and expensive) reminder.I'm not sure I've ever seen a championship ring highlight the...
Via FOX Sports
11 hours ago

LeBron shows gratitude, shows off title ring on Instagram

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner into the Quicken Loans Arena rafters and received their title rings in a pregame ceremony on Tuesday night. The squad then went out and whipped the New York Knicks in their season opener by a score of 117-88. But with the pomp and circumstance of the evening — not to mention keeping an eye on the Indians...
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Did Khloe Kardashian show off engagement ring at Cavs game?

Khloe Kardashian was in attendance at Quicken Loans Arena Tuesday night to proudly root her boyfriend Tristan Thompson on in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season opener. The Cavs received their championship rings before the game, and Kardashian took the opportunity to show off some hardware of her own. But was she flashing an engagement ring? In a photo she shared on social media...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Locked on Cavaliers Episode 57: Cavs-Knicks recap and takeaways

Today’s show looks at last night’s season opener. Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) recaps the Cavs’ season opening win against the Knicks. For those who were wondering, every episode of ‘Locked on Cavaliers’ is now available on iTunes and on...
Via Fear The Sword
15 hours ago

A Super Night For Cleveland!

Holy schnike, what an opening set of games! And what a night for Believeland! The Cavs get to raise their banners and get their ring pops to open the 2016-17 NBA Season, then top it off by playing a disjointed group of SUPER streetballers that a high school team might be able to beat. Really, Knicks?! 17 assists to 18 turnovers?! Just an absolute collapse by New York after a...
Via Razzball Basketball
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Watch Cleveland Cavaliers raise the championship banner

The Cleveland Cavaliers won their first title in 52 years last season, and they celebrated appropriately to open the season on Tuesday night against the Knicks. They dapped up the banner, which is the most J.R. Smith thing ever, and here’s what it looked like. The Cavs dap up their championship banner — The Cauldron (ICYMI) (@CauldronICYMI) October...
Via The Sports Daily
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Cavs' championship rings leave Warriors reminder of 3-1 lead

The Cleveland Cavaliers championship rings are amazing, and they contain a semi-hidden message. The players received their rings before opening the season against the New York Knicks Tuesday night. There is a special reminder embedded in the gorgeous rings that throws a bit of shade at the Golden State Warriors, who failed to seal the deal after going up 3-1. Cavs rings remind...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will repeat as NBA champions

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1 day ago

The Undertaker hits up Cavs game for ring ceremony

You can’t hide from The Undertaker, which we found out on Tuesday night when he showed up at Quicken Loans Arena for the Knicks-Cavaliers game. It’s unclear as to whether or not he’ll be a part of the Cavs’ championship ring ceremony, as they’re set to commemorate the team’s first championship win in franchise history, but we do know he showed up because LeBron James...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert calls LeBron a partner, vows to keep spending big

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert hasn’t always had the best relationship with superstar LeBron James. In fact, it could be said they were bitter enemies at one point after James left for Miami. Yet since James re-committed to the city of Cleveland and won a championship for his hometown team, things are looking up. This is true to the point now where Gilbert considers his...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Major Key Alert: The four-pronged key to the Big Three’s ultimate success

The Cleveland Cavaliers will go as far as the Big Three can take them but how far can the Big Three go? The Cleveland Cavaliers are officially embarking on their quest to defend their NBA throne. Tonight will be a special moment in Cleveland history as the Cleveland Cavaliers raise their first NBA Finals banner. […] Major Key Alert: The four-pronged key to the Big Three’s ultimate...
Via King James Gospel
1 day ago

Joakim Noah delivers another potshot at Cleveland’s expense

The New York Knicks are in Northeast Ohio for a Tuesday night match-up with the Cavaliers as the 2016-17 NBA regular season gets underway. And while it’s likely Knicks center Joakim Noah eagerly anticipates playing in his first official game as a member of his hometown NBA team, he clearly wishes he wasn't in Cleveland. The Cavaliers will raise their championship banner into...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron rooting for Indians but remains a Yankees fan

LeBron James is not surprisingly pulling for the Cleveland Indians to top the Chicago Cubs in the World Series. But if the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar is being perfectly honest, he nevertheless remains a New York Yankees fan at heart. James has been passionate in his support of the local Indians squad as they made their run to the Fall Classic. On Monday, though, James made...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Locked on Cavaliers Episode 56: Knicks game preview

Jared Dubin from Locked on Knicks joins the show to help preview the Cavs’ season opener. Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by Jared Dubin (@JADubin5), the host of Locked On Knicks For those who were wondering, every episode of ‘Locked on...
Via Fear The Sword
1 day ago

Thirty Futures: Cleveland Cavaliers

June 24th, 2004: J.R. Smith is selected 18th overall by the New Orleans Hornets. February 22nd, 2006: J.R., in his second NBA season, having fallen out with Byron Scott, endures an extended benching. After a six-point loss to the Jazz, J.R. is asked whether he's surprised he didn't play at all. His response: I wasn't surprised at all, because [Scott's] ego is too big to put something...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Everybody get up, Space Jam is returning to theaters

Forget the whole controversy of whether or not Space Jam 2 will ever be a thing. The original Space Jam is returning to theaters in mid-November to celebrate it’s 20th anniversary. The original 20th-century Space Jam website still exists, two decades after its creation, and now the movie that accompanied it is coming back as well. The cult-classic hit is returning Nov....
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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