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Video / Jan 29, 2015 / 1:30 pm

‘Wolves Tease Kevin Love With Video Hyping Mike Miller’s Return To Minny

Mike Miller

Mike Miller (photo. Minnesota Timberwolves)

Kevin Love will play his first and only game at the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Target Center this Saturday. The team has been relentlessly hyping the presence of its former franchise player and the star-studded Cleveland Cavaliers during television broadcasts all season long, to an extent that feels close to overkill. Are Minny faithful really that excited to watch Love don an opposing uniform in-person for the first time? Given this amusing promotional video for the game, ‘Wolves fans are actually looking forward to #TheReturn of a different Cavalier – Mike Miller. Read More »

NBA / Jan 28, 2015 / 11:45 am

Stan Van Gundy Says Pistons Hardly Discussed Kevin Love Before Game

J.R. Smith, Kevin Love

It took a combined LeBron James and Kyrie Irving effort to dispatch the Pistons last night, 103-95. The pair scored 26 of Cleveland’s 28 fourth-quarter points, and Irving matched his season-high with 38. Kevin Love struggled again on offense with just seven points on 3-of-11 shooting, and it was clear from Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy he wasn’t a priority when they were scheming before the game. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 27, 2015 / 8:15 pm

Watch Kevin Love Find LeBron James For Dunk With Full-Court Outlet

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. James Herbert YouTube)

Football season is (finally) almost over. Fortunately for diehard fans of the gridiron, though, a pair basketball players do a pretty spot-on impression of a quarterback and wide receiver on the hardwood. Watch Kevin Love and LeBron James connect on a beautiful pitch-and-catch for a soaring slam early in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game agains the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 12:30 pm

Report: Cavaliers “Lost Faith” Early In Season Due To Roster Makeup

Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith, LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t the super-team so many expected them to be over the first half of 2014-2015. Given the team’s play since a pair of midseason and the return of LeBron James from injury, it might still have a chance to live up to that billing. If not for those roster shuffles, however, the Cavaliers apparently believe their November and December struggles would have persisted. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 21, 2015 / 9:00 pm

Video: LeBron James Takes Flight For Angry Double-Pump Reverse Jam

LeBron James

After air-balling a free throw against the Utah Jazz early in the second quarter, LeBron James took out his frustration on the rim just a few minutes later. Watch The King take a perfect outlet from Kevin Love straight off the bounce and fly for an angry double-pump reverse jam that gets the Cleveland Cavaliers home crowd rocking. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 19, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Kevin Love Likely To Play, Joakim Noah Out For Cavaliers-Bulls

Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls haven’t exactly lived up to preseason expectations as Eastern Conference juggernauts, but that hardly makes Monday’s matchup between the squads any less enticing. And while Chicago will play without Joakim Noah due to the big man’s recently sprained ankle, Cleveland will likely have its full complement of stars on hand. Kevin Love is expected to return to the lineup versus the Bulls after missing his team’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday with nagging back pain. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 16, 2015 / 2:30 pm

Cleveland Cavaliers Making Concerted Effort To Build Chemistry, Camaraderie

Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers

Say what you will about David Blatt: His team’s offense is stagnant; its defense is wildly inconsistent; and he hasn’t coaxed the most from his players. Fine. But it’s clear the Cleveland Cavaliers first-year coach understands the value of camaraderie. The day before LeBron James and company dispatched of the Los Angeles Lakers, Blatt surprised them for a few rounds of bowling in lieu of a scheduled practice. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 14, 2015 / 2:15 pm

Report: Cavs Openly Questioning Their Coach As Cleveland Drama Drags On

David Blatt, Kyrie Irving

Fun fact: a LeBron James team hasn’t been under .500 this late in the season since his rookie (2003-04) year. That’s mind-boggling when you consider the personnel in Cleveland. A recent report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com sheds some light on their interteam snafus, and reveals that Cavs players have been openly questioning — to opponents even — the tactics employed by first-year head coach David Blatt — he who was ushered to the sideline last night in a somewhat aggressive move by ‘Bron. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 14, 2015 / 12:45 pm

The Defensive Concerns Of Kevin Love After He Sits Entire 4th Quarter — Again

Kevin Love

On the Friday after Christmas, Kevin Love sat the entire fourth quarter in Cleveland’s second win — over the Magic — in their last 11 outings. Last night against Phoenix, he again sat the entire fourth quarter when the Cavs came back before eventually falling to the Suns, 107-100. As Chris Fedor at Northeast Ohio Media Group notes, this is a bad omen for one-third of Cleveland’s troika of superstars. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 13, 2015 / 4:45 pm

Kevin Love Says “I Don’t Plan On Opting Out” Of Contract With Cavs This Summer

Kevin Love, Derrick Williams

The biggest reason this past summer became a Kevin Love sweepstakes rested on the notion Love would be opting out of his deal with the Timberwolves in the summer of 2015. This isn’t speculation, he told them so after the 2013-14 season ended. We’ve gone over this before when David Blatt put his foot in his mouth, but today Love told the Northeast Ohio Media Group he doesn’t plan on opting out this summer and will instead take his player option. Read More »