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CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tristan Thompson Discusses His Epilepsy Fund

Cleveland Cavaliers forward and Toronto native Tristan Thompson was back in the 6ix to discuss a cause close to his heart with Canada AM Co-Host Marci Ien. The Amari Thompson Fund created and named after his brother who suffers from epilepsy. He also chatted about his great NBA Finals performance, the rise of Canadian basketball and ate a Tim Horton’s donut chocolate dip which...
Via Hooped Up
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas on LeBron: He’s not a No. 1 option

by Josh Poloha Former Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas has not played in a game since 2012 (and is still somehow getting paid, but that’s beside the point), but he still has his fair share of opinions on the NBA. In his latest Instagram post, Arenas decided to talk about Cleveland Cavaliers point-forward LeBron James. At first, he explained how an athlete like James “comes...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Post Free Agency Power Rankings

Cleveland Cavaliers Power Ranking: 2 See Full Rankings Here Much to my surprise Kevin Love re-signed with the Cavs, but to truly deserve this ranking they will have to find a way to resign Dellavedova, Thompson, and JR Smith (which is doable). Adding Mo Williams was a solid addition as well as keeping Iman Shumpert. Kyrie Irving will be healthy next year and as long as Lebron James...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers resign Dellavedova, considering bringing over C Kaun

The Cleveland Cavaliers have finally resigned fan favorite backup point-guard Matthew Dellavedova to a 1-year qualifying offer for around $1.2 million. Some had speculated he may not be back given the growing tax burden and the acquisition of backup point Mo Williams, however the Cavaliers managed to sign him on for the cheap and maintain a bigger chunk of their championship core...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Does Richard Jefferson Fit Into The Cavaliers Offense?

For the second straight year, the Cleveland Cavaliers have looked toward the Lone Star State in search of a veteran who can provide production on the court and offer advice off of it, a combination that will hopefully allow them to take one final step to an NBA championship. The signing of forward Richard Jefferson has parallels to last year, when the Cavaliers signed longtime...
Via Cavaliers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Kyrie Irving to Join Team USA Minicamp

Kyrie Irving has already been cleared to work out. Now it appears that Irving is ready to join Team USA. The 23-year-old guard won’t be able to play so soon after knee surgery, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping Irving from showing his commitment to Team USA, according to Marc Stein of ESPN: Another Team USA mini-camp mini-update: Word is Kyrie Irving will indeed be there...
Via Cavaliers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James names Kevin Love as one of his favorite teammates

LeBron James and Kevin Love had some ups-and-downs throughout their season together as teammates on the Cleveland Cavaliers the past year, so it was surprising to hear LeBron cite the former Timberwolves star as one of his favorite teammates on Tuesday. James held a Q&A over Twitter for his fans and answered a variety of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Knicks and Cavaliers do a Carmelo Anthony-for-Kevin Love trade?

Bleacher Report likes to play this game, "Who Says No?" about hypothetical trades. (Way to think of an original name and not just take a catch phrase from an ESPN writer, by the way.)In this edition, Ric Bucher talks about a fake Carmelo Anthony-for-Kevin Love deal. Who would be the team to say no first: the Cavaliers or Knicks?Click here to watch the video.In the end, it could be...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Dellavedova Returns to Cleveland Cavaliers with New Contract

CLEVELAND, OH – JUNE 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives against Matthew Dellavedova #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first quarter during Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)   The Delly is back in business. After cementing his postseason legacy with an exceptional...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova Contract Grade

  (June 13, 2015 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 1.2 million dollars Matthew Dellavedova became a playoff hero for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as he had some nice games off the bench, became a starter with Kyrie Irving injured and had a big, big game in their game 3 win against Golden State,...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James allowed Mike Miller to leave the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers over the weekend. I know what you’re thinking, but try not to worry about it too much — all parties involved in the deal had permission from LeBron James. According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron authorized the Miller trade. Considering...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Dellavedova agrees to one-year deal with Cavs

The pieces continue to fall into place. After being rumored to have been looking for a $4 million-per-year deal in the free agent market, Matthew Dellavedova will reportedly return to Cleveland on what looks to be a $1.2 million contract, the team’s qualifying offer. ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin was first to report this news. Dellavedova will likely assume the role of third point...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cavs got trade exceptions. So what?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in exchange for, well, nothing really. They got some cash considerations, but the most impactful part of the return was two trade exceptions. Whereas the Cavs were on the hook for $10.5 million in salary to Haywood and $2.8 million to Miller,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Kaun Make A Difference In Cleveland?

Sasha Kaun might provide depth down low for the Cavaliers in 2015-16. Though it appears a Brendan Haywood trade must happen before any more dominoes start to fall in Cleveland this summer, the Cavs have accomplished a great deal already this off-season. Having signed Mo Williams and Richard Jefferson, Cleveland added two sharpshooting veterans who will give the team a much-needed...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Expected to Trade Brendan Haywood to 76ers or Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have finally found two suitors willing to acquire Brendan Haywood through trade. Related: 5 Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Contract Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are expected to trade Haywood and his $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season to either the Portland Trail Blazers or the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Richard Jefferson, plus ex-Cavs who remain unsigned

The Cleveland Cavaliers added another veteran name to the lineup with swingman Richard Jefferson, who reportedly turned down the Mavs in order to play for a championship in Cleveland. The 14-year veteran comes to the Cavs as much needed forward depth behind LeBron, as well as adding 3-shooting on a team that seemed to desperately need it in the playoffs late this year. Jefferson’s...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron named ‘player you secretly wish was on your team'

LeBron James is the best basketball player on the planet, which makes the fact that he was named the “player you secretly wish was on your team” at the inaugural Players’ Awards pretty much a no-brainer and not the least bit shocking. The newfangled awards ceremony, put on by the NBPA with voting conducted by...Read More The post LeBron named ‘player you secretly wish was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith on regretting opting out: 'Uh, I mean, yes and no'

J.R. Smith appeared to find a new lease on life — not to mention an opportunity to resurrect his NBA career — when he landed with the Cleveland Cavaliers after being jettisoned by the New York Knicks in a midseason, three-team trade. That’s what made his decision to decline the player option on his contract...Read More The post J.R. Smith on if he regrets opting out of deal...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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