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Locked on Cavaliers news special: Tyronn Lue signs five-year extension with Cavs

In a Locked on Cavaliers special, Chris Manning breaks down Tyronn Lue’s extension with guest William Bohl. Welcome back to ‘Locked on Cavaliers’, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast in the Locked on Sports Network. With Tyronn Lue having signed a five-year, $35 million extension, the show is here for a second episode today. Normally, the podcast will react to news on...
Via Fear The Sword
33 minutes ago

Sasha Kaun retires after wining title with Cavaliers

Kaun’s NBA resume: one win, one title. Sasha Kaun spent just one season in the NBA, but he got more out of it then some longer tenured players. And as of today, he retired a champion. Per an article on the KUsports.com Kaun is retiring because of a bad ankle and has been considering retirement for a little while now. From the article: “I was very blessed and fortunate to...
Via Fear The Sword
3 hours ago

BREAKING: Former Cavalier Sasha Kaun makes big announcement after championship season

Former little-used Cleveland Cavaliers center Sasha Kaun is technically an NBA Champion, and he just made sure he’s going out on top. According to Gary Bedore of The Lawrence Journal-World, Kaun has announced his retirement from professional basketball on Monday. He played in his first NBA season this year, and it ended up being his […] The post BREAKING: Former Cavalier Sasha...
Via Cavs Nation
5 hours ago

Sasha Kaun Retires From Pro Basketball, Goes Out On Top

Former Cleveland Cavaliers center Sasha Kaun has retired from pro basketball, after a career full of winning. Sasha Kaun has retired from professional basketball, according to KUSports.com‘s Gary Bedore. Kaun, 31, won a NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers last season, his only season in the NBA. He appeared in 25 games, scoring a total of 23 points, […] Sasha Kaun...
Via King James Gospel
6 hours ago

Why LeBron James still hasn't re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers

Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Have 4 Players In ESPN’s Top 130 Fantasy Basketball Rankings

The Cleveland Cavaliers have four players in the top 130 of ESPN’s fantasy basketball rankings. Where do they stack up against other NBA competition? The defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers have four players ranked in the top 130 of ESPN‘s fantasy basketball rankings by Tom Carpenter. J.R. Smith cracks the list at 113 for the Cavs. Smith’s […] Cleveland Cavaliers Have...
Via King James Gospel
14 hours ago

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
2 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
3 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
4 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
10 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...
Via The Comeback
10 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...
Via Fox Sports
10 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...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JR Smith still expected to return to Cleveland

Let the shirtless glee continue in the Northeast Ohio area. According to a report by Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com on Friday, Cavs guard J.R. Smith, currently an unrestricted free agent, is still expected to re-sign with the defending champs. The 30-year-old Smith, who, like teammates LeBron James and Tristan Thompson is represented by agent Rich Paul, opted to decline his $5.4...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James speaks up about Minnesota shooting

Reigning NBA Finals MVP and three-time champion LeBron James has never been afraid to speak up about the most-controversial societal issues facing the United States and the world. That didn’t suddenly end with his most-recent success on the court. James took to social media on Thursday to speak up about the senseless killing of an innocent black man in what was an otherwise routine...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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