CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

2nd annual "Who can the Cavaliers target with their trade exception?" extravaganza

David Griffin is a wizard. We all know this. Ever since the savvy acquisition of Brendan Haywood, he's managed to keep a hefty trade exception in the Cavaliers pocket. For a team that has literally no cap room and probably won't have cap room for the rest of the century (rough estimate), this is insanely valuable. The current Cavaliers trade exception is worth $9.6M, and it was...
Via Fear The Sword
1 day ago

Why J.R. Smith Needs To Re-Sign With The Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers championship run was arguably the best we’ve ever seen in the NBA. The celebrations weren’t half-bad either, and no one enjoyed them more than J.R. Smith. He showed us all how to work hard and party harder, forgot how to wear a shirt, and delivered a Father’s Day-inspired speech for the ages. Despite the glory, Smith’s future with the Cavs has yet...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs worried about Iman Shumpert beyond DUI arrest

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was arrested for driving while under the influence last month. While the team is obviously not pleased about the arrest, one report claims the incident is not the only reason the Cavs are concerned about Shumpert. According to Terry Pluto of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, the DUI arrest is “not huge” and the Cavs are “concerned about Shumpert...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Locked on Cavaliers Episode 37: training camp previews

Today’s show takes a look at the major Cavs training camp storylines. 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 FTS site manager David Zavac (@DavidZavac) to talk about the Cavaliers’ point guards, including Kyrie Irving and Kay Felder. For those...
Via Fear The Sword
2 days ago

Cleveland Cavaliers Sign Dahntay Jones To Training Camp Deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers added Dahntay Jones to their training camp roster, leaving all but one of the 20 training camp spots filled. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Dahntay Jones have agreed on a training camp deal, according to Cleveland.com‘s Joe Vardon. Jones, 35, was released earlier this summer by the Cavs before his $1.6 million contract […] Cleveland Cavaliers Sign Dahntay...
Via King James Gospel
2 days ago

LeBron James to produce sitcom set in Cleveland for NBC

LeBron James in all likelihood is gearing himself up for Cleveland Cavaliers training camp. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t putting the finishing touches on an extremely productive summer off the court. James’ production company SpringHill Entertainment has announced the NBA star will serve as an executive producer on an upcoming sitcom for NBC. The series, “There Goes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Mo Williams Will Play In 2016-17, What Does It Mean For Cavs?

Mo Williams has decided against retiring and will return for a final season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The veteran will be valuable piece for the Cavs. Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Mo Williams has been deciding whether or not to retire for a couple of weeks. In the time he’s been deciding, the Cavs have been […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Mo Williams Will Play In 2016-17, What...
Via King James Gospel
3 days ago

N&O talks with Dennis Smith on the upcoming season

The N&O just released an in-depth interview with NC State freshman PG Dennis Smith and it’s a must read. The more you read about Dennis Smith the more you understand why this kid is being listed in some mock drafts as the #1 pick. Sure, he has the elite athleticism and he’s got the perfect frame for a modern point guard, but that’s not what makes him special. The difference...
Via Pack Insider
3 days ago

Mo Williams will return for one final season

Cleveland Cavaliers veteran point guard Mo Williams wants a part of the championship defense. Williams announced in a tweet on Wednesday that he will be returning for one more NBA season. Coming back #onemoreyear — Mo Williams (@mowilliams) September 22, 2016 The former All-Star also told Chris Haynes of ESPN that this next season will be his last one in the league. I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr supports reason behind Colin Kaepernick's protest

Colin Kaepernick’s protest of social injustice has started one of the most widespread discussions we’ve seen in some time. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was asked about Kaepernick’s protest, and what his stance is on the approach that Kaepernick has taken. Kerr was very real with reporters and said that he and his team would be talking about the issues. He added...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert backs off plan to kneel during national anthem

Iman Shumpert has backed off plans to kneel during the national anthem as an act of protest after previously indicating his intent to do so. Shumpert, in a rap song entitled “His Story” released last week, professed “you best believe I’m going to take me a knee for the anthem.” Since then, though the Cleveland Cavaliers star has reconsidered, writing in an Instagram...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg, LeBron James are working on a movie project

When a photo surfaced a few weeks back on social media of LeBron James and Mark Wahlberg hanging out together surrounded by weights, many just assumed that it was simply a case of two A-listers — not to mention fitness buffs — enjoying a workout together. Wit this great dude! Coming soon!! #WeWorking #StriveForGreatness #CameraReady #ByTheWayTrulyAppreciateTheGift...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rare LeBron rookie card could fetch $200,000 in auction

Sports card collectors will sometimes pay big premiums to get old and rare cards, and a LeBron James rookie card fits both descriptors quite well. A one-of-a-kind card from the 2003-04 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection, which is termed “the most valuable and coveted LeBron James card in the world,” is currently up for auction and is at $70,000 with 12 days remaining in the bidding...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JR Smith to skip Cavaliers minicamp

J.R. Smith has always marched to the beat of his own drum. He shoots when he is supposed to pass and passes when he is supposed to shoot, yet he is beloved by both fans and coaches for his electric style of play. After helping the Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Championship this June, Smith wants to get paid. It has been reported by ESPN that Smith will miss Cavaliers minicamp...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers playing hardball with free agent J.R. Smith

The Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith are playing hardball. According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, the Cavs do want Smith back, but aren’t interested in meeting an asking price that no other team would be willing to meet either. They are, essentially, avoiding a bidding war with themselves. Smith is said to be seeking about $15 million annually. The Cavaliers can go over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron showered in 'Kobe!' chants at Rams game

LeBron James showed up to watch the Rams host their first game in Los Angeles since 1994 on Sunday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, but he didn’t receive a warm welcome. James wasn’t booed, but he was showered with “Kobe” chants. Even with Bryant having retired, fans are still comparing him to James. The two will forever be linked. .@KingJames in the house! @RamsNFL...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Cleveland Cavaliers can repeat in 2017

It’s never easy defending a title. Everyone else wants to take it away from you. The 2016-17 Cleveland Cavaliers will face stiff competition as they seek to repeat as NBA champs. They’ll have a target on their backs the size of Lake Erie, and they’ll get each opponent’s best shot as they fight their way back towards the Finals. Everyone knows what this team is capable of...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron 'sings' birthday wishes to teammate Kevin Love

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James has serenaded teammate Kevin Love on his birthday.Cleveland's superstar posted an Instagram message to Love on Wednesday, the forward's 28th birthday. Signing way off-key, James belts out "Happy Birthday" and points his camera toward a Sports Illustrated cover of a serious Love when he played at UCLA. James even interjects "smile" as he "sings."James...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson shares first look at Cavs’ championship rings

It appears that Richard Jefferson has leaked what the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2015-16 championship rings look like. Jefferson took to Snapchat on Tuesday and indicated that he would post “something as long as you promise not to show anyone else.” Well, social media is for sharing, so when Jefferson snapped a photo of the Cavs’ championship rings, users made sure to get a screencap...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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