TAG: Cleveland Cavaliers

College / Aug 10, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Andrew Wiggins Tells College Coach, Bill Self, He Wants Trade To ‘Wolves

Andrew Wiggins, Bill Self

The No. 1 pick in the acclaimed 2014 Draft, Andrew Wiggins, was back with his college coach, Bill Self, on Sunday to help him run his summer basketball camp in a suburb outside Kansas City. While Wiggins didn’t address the media, Self said Wiggins had told him he hopes he’s actually looking forward to being traded, so he can find his own niche in the Association without the glare of LeBron James and the Cavs overshadowing his development. Read More »

Smack / Aug 10, 2014 / 11:45 am

Andrew Wiggins Shades Doubters, Cavs on Instagram

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins has finally spoken. After weeks of endless speculation and recent days of seeming confirmation that he’d be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love, the number one pick of the 2014 draft denounced his doubters – with the Cavs and LeBron James surely among them – in a post on Instagram. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 9, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Report: Ray Allen Will Play This Season; Cavs Are Frontrunner

Ray Allen

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ dream offseason just continues getting better. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, free agent marksman Ray Allen has decided to play in 2014-2015, and the Cavs are frontrunners for his services. Read More »

NBA / Aug 9, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Report: NBA Could Veto Love Trade If Extension With Cavs Already Agreed Upon

Kevin Love

If Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t careful, the ballyhooed trade that would sent the three-time All-Star to Northeast Ohio could fall through before it’s actually completed. Given a previous report that the agreed upon deal was contingent on a “firm agreement” that Love will re-sign in Cleveland next summer, ESPN reports that the NBA could veto the trade entirely if it believes such a pact – illegal under league rules – already exists. Read More »

Smack / Aug 8, 2014 / 8:30 pm

LeBron James: “I’m Not Going Anywhere Ever Again”

LeBron James

In his first official public appearance since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James eased concerns of those worried by parameters of his merely two-year contract. Insisting that the deal’s length and player option for 2015-2016 are solely related to business, James committed to Northeast Ohio longterm. “I’m not going anywhere ever again,” he said. Read More »

instagram / Aug 8, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Fresh Prince Meme Perfectly Sums Up Wiggins’ Brief Time With Cavs

Andrew Wiggins Fresh Prince of Bel Air Meme

It’s important to remember Andrew Wiggins is Canadian. So the long, harsh winters he’ll grind through as a member of the Timberwolves following the Kevin Love trade to Cleveland, won’t catch him off guard. Still, a recent Fresh Prince of Bel Air meme perfectly captures his all-to-brief stay with the Cavs this summer. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 8, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Report: Cavs To Open Preseason At Home Against Blatt’s Former Team

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Preseason openers don’t get much more fun than this. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play their first preseason game at home against Euroleague power Maccabi Tel Aviv, the former team of new coach David Blatt. Also of note: LeBron James will be wearing the wine and gold again for the first time in front of his fellow Northeast Ohioans. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Aug 8, 2014 / 1:45 pm

New Photos Ease Concerns Of LeBron’s Weight Loss

LeBron James

Much has been made in recent days of LeBron James’ thinning physique. The four-time MVP has lost noticeable weight this summer as a result of his new no-carb diet, leading some to worry that LeBron’s days as a dominant physical presence are over. Those concerns were always ridiculous, but especially so given recent photos that show “in-shape” is a far more accurate description of James than “skinny.” Read More »

Video / Aug 8, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch ‘Wolves Fans Burn Kevin Love’s Jersey “Minnesota Nice Style”

Kevin Love Jersey

This made our day. In the wake of yesterday’s report the Cavaliers and Timberwolves had agreed on a trade sending Kevin Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected first-round pick next year, ‘Wolves fans might justifiably be a little angry. Except the people of Minnesota are too gosh darn nice, dontcha know, as a recent jersey *burning* video shows. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 8, 2014 / 10:00 am

ESPN Suspends Le Batard Over LeBron Billboards

Le Batard LeBron Billboards

After ESPN radio host and Miami Herald columnist Dan Le Batard put up an array of tongue-in-cheek billboards reading, “You’re Welcome, LeBron. Love, Miami.” his ESPN higher-ups apparently didn’t find his brand of humor quite as funny and suspended him until Monday. Read More »