TAG: Cleveland Cavaliers

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Aug 30, 2014 / 11:15 am

Report: Spurs Making Run At Free Agent Ray Allen

Ray Allen, Tim Duncan

An active NBA summer in 2014 is drawing to a close with the FIBA World Cup starting today in Spain with only two weeks until training camps after it draws to an end in September. Despite all the movement, the NBA’s all-time leader in made three-pointers, Ray Allen, has yet to make up his mind about whether he’s going to retire, or where he’ll continue his first-ballot hall-of-fame career. A recent report from ESPN’s Marc Stein has the defending champion Spurs joining a crowded group for the marksman’s services. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Are These New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms?

New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms

The Cleveland Cavaliers certainly had the biggest offseason this summer. LeBron James came back home, they drafted Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick and then promptly traded him to Minnesota along with last year’s No. 1, Anthony Bennett, in return for all-star stretch four, Kevin Love. Does all the turnover mean, they’re getting some new uniforms? Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 27, 2014 / 1:30 pm

LeBron James To Dion Waiters: “Be Ready”

Dion Waiters, LeBron James

LeBron James might have more confidence in teammate Dion Waiters than anyone else in the NBA. Since the four-time MVP announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in July, those close to James have insisted that he has special appreciation for Waiters’ mostly unrealized talents. And now comes a report that a call LeBron made to Waiters before his decision was made public confirms that belief. Read More »

Smack / Aug 27, 2014 / 10:45 am

Love Responds To Former Owner’s Critique: “Emotions Are Definitely Running High”

Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson

After the deal sending Kevin Love to Cleveland was completed last weekend with former No. 1 pick’s Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett heading to Minnesota along with Philly’s Thaddeus Young in the three-team swap, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor kicked a little dirt on his former star. Love responded to his former owner’s comments on the “Mike and Mike” show this morning. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 26, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Wolves Owner Questions If Going To Cleveland Is Good For Kevin Love

Kevin Love

If you’re like us, you thought the public mismanagement of the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers ended once the deal finally became official last weekend. But that’s proven wishful thinking. ‘Wolves owner Glen Taylor continued the nonsense earlier today when he questioned whether or not Love and the Cavaliers made the right choice by seeking each other out. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 26, 2014 / 6:15 pm

LeBron Called Kevin Love Right After Choosing Cavs

Kevin Love

It started at the 2012 Olympics. LeBron James routinely complimented the game of Kevin Love, though Love wasn’t sure if LeBron was being serious. It became clear later James was, and their relationship crescendoed this weekend, when Love was officially traded to the Cavaliers after more than a month of speculation. On Tuesday, the Cavs formally introduced Love in a press conference, and we heard about James’ communiqué with Love right after SI published LeBron’s essay announcing his decision to return to the Cavs this summer. That phone call was all Love needed to make up his mind. Read More »

Smack / Aug 26, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Larry Drew On Bucks Firing: “No Hard Feelings”

Larry Drew, Ekpe Udoh

Former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Larry Drew talked about his abrupt dismissal in a recent interview, and while he was miffed at his dismissal, he doesn’t hold any ill-will after it all went down. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 25, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Starter Welcomes Kevin Love To Cleveland With Awesome Banner

Kevin Love

Nike’s “Witness” marketing campaign for LeBron James was and remains undoubtedly classic. But the sports apparel giant and four-time MVP have some new competition when it comes to advertising in Cleveland via Starter and Kevin Love. Read More »

NBA / Aug 25, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Kyrie Irving Is Ready For Pressure Of Leading LeBron, Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving USA Basketball

After USA Basketball practice on Thursday, Kyrie Irving went up to assistant coach Archie Griffin and asked to feed him the ball while he got up some shots . Kyrie was the only player on the floor still shooting. Determined to get better, at around 50 shots in, Kyrie went on a bad streak of finding the iron on the rim. The anger on his face was evident, as he screamed “What is going on?!” By the look on his face and his drive to make shot after shot, you can tell how good he really wants to be. He calmly settled down and made the next five shots. Read More »

instagram / Aug 25, 2014 / 9:30 am

LeBron James Excited To Toss Powder In Cleveland

LeBron James

Yes, last autumn, LeBron James wrote in an Instagram post that he was bringing his famous pre-game powder toss back in an NBA 2K14 video upload. He had briefly retired the practice after moving to Miami in the summer of 2010. Last night, he reiterated his intention to re-institute his famous chalk toss for fans in Cleveland after this summer’s announcement he was returning to Cleveland. Read More »