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CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cavs on verge of shattering NBA's luxury tax record

With Wednesday’s flurry of long-term contracts, fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers now have a clearer picture of what the team will look like during the 2015-16 season. As many hoped, it will look very much like the team that finished last regular season on a 33-3 tear, thanks in no small part to Dan Gilbert’s spending. We’ve seen the reported figures for Kevin Love, Tristan...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert walking the walk after talking the talk

Two hundred thirty million dollars. That is the approximate amount of money Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert shelled out in player contracts just on day one of NBA free agency. The Cavs reportedly agreed with forward Kevin Love on a five-year, $110 million deal and guard Iman Shumpert on a four-year, $40 million contract, are near agreement with forward Tristan Thompson...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Trade Targets

The Cavaliers are holding a golden ticket in Brendan Haywood’s contract. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past 12 months you know how valuable the contract can be for the team. For those of you that have no idea what I’m talking about, here it is: The Cavaliers hold a team option for […]
Via Legion Report
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers re-sign Iman Shumpert to four-year contract

July 1 continues to be a great day for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. On the same day Kevin Love announced he’s got “Unfinished Business” in Cleveland, restricted free agent Iman Shumpert has reportedly agreed to a four-year $40 million deal to also remain with the team. The first reports came from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Shumpert...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Agree To Deal With Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert has agreed to a four-year, $40M contract to remain with the Cavaliers, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Shumpert deal includes a player option on the fourth season, source said. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 The post Cavs Agree To Deal With Iman Shumpert appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Signs Four-Year, $40 Million Deal with Cavaliers

Despite the rumors that the Los Angeles Lakers would try to sign Iman Shumpert from earlier today, the 25-year-old guard has re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report from Alex Kennedy, Shumpert has re-signed with the Cavaliers on a four-year contract that will pay him $40 million. Source: Iman Shumpert has agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal with the Cavs...
Via Hoops-Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Kevin Love retained, the Cavs can take care of LeBron

The notion of “taking care of a player” most commonly refers to a generous financial package. It also refers to the attempt to surround him with the right players. In the case of LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have taken care of him in a third way: They’ve put themselves in position to make LeBron’s physical workload a lot lighter than it’s been in the past. The...
Via Crossover Chronicles
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love signs five-year, $110 million deal to stay with Cavs

The relationship between Kevin Love and LeBron James is apparently just fine. And if it isn’t, there are now 110 million reasons for the two of them to figure things out. Through a post on The Players’ Tribune entitled “Unfinished Business,” Love announced on Wednesday that he is staying with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “Yeah, of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson returning to Cavs

When Kevin Love sustained a season-ending shoulder injury, NBA fans and analysts alike wondered if his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers had finished, too. That’s not the case, however. Via an article on The Players Tribune, Love shared he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015-16 season: “I’m going back to Cleveland. After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that’s...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving x Uncle Drew ‘Purple’ Illustration

The different facets of Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving collide in this purple piece created by artist Hyperthree Ye from Shenzhen, China. The post Kyrie Irving x Uncle Drew ‘Purple’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Cavaliers Reach Out To Free Agent Tayshaun Prince

It looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers are wasting no time in shoring up their depth along the perimeter. According to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com, the Cavaliers have reached out to free agent small forward Tayshaun Prince. Despite being 35 years of age, he remains a defensive presence. Prince played for the Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons last season and averaged...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers and Spurs Discussing Brendan Haywood Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs are currently discussing a trade involving Brendan Haywood and his non-guaranteed $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season, according to Mike Monroe of The San Antonio Express-News. The Spurs are reportedly dangling Tiago Splitter ($8.5 million) or Boris Diaw ($7.5 million) along with Patty Mills ($3.5 million) in exchange for Haywood...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Cavs Extend Qualifying Offers to Thompson, Shumpert and Dellavedova

Three more expected moves by the Cleveland Cavaliers were confirmed on Tuesday with news reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer of qualifying offers being extended to the trio of Tristan Thompson, Iman Shumpert and Matthew Dellavedova. All three are now restricted free agents, with Cleveland having the option to match any outside offer the players receive. The qualifying offers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scottie Pippen: I was LeBron James before LeBron James

In a never-ending quest to compare players to past greats, the name basketball fans want LeBron James to live up to is Michael Jordan. However, that comparison is better suited when discussing if LeBron can surpass MJ as the greatest of all time. Stylistically speaking, LeBron best matches one of Jordan’s longtime teammates, and Scottie Pippen pointed out that opinion over the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Cavaliers Afford $70m To Re-Sign Tristan Thompson?

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a fabulous run to the NBA Finals and put on a great show despite missing two of their All-Star starters, so it shouldn’t have come as a surprise that general manager David Griffin has been insisting he is bringing everyone back for next season. This same group would easily be favored…
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love likely to re-sign with Cavaliers

There have been a lot of questions about what Kevin Love will do as a free agent, but it sounds like he will remain with the Cavaliers. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports that the Cavs are “increasingly confident” that they will be able to re-sign Love. He says they plan to offer the forward a five-year,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James informs Cavs he will opt out

In the least surprising news of the weekend, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has reportedly notified the team that he plans to opt out of his contract and become a free agent. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst was the first to report the news: LeBron James has notified the Cavs he will opt out of his contract and become a free agent, sources told ESPN — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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