/ Jul 19, 2014 / 2:45 pm
Mario Chalmers was often the on-court whipping boy of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh over the past few years, but the Miami Heat’s Big Three were always quick to dismiss those many disagreements as nothing more than typical familial strife. They frequently called Chalmers their little brother, James even doing so in his letter for Sports Illustrated that announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. That very public bit of lasting goodwill between the former teammates not withstanding, though, Chalmers says he still can’t understand why anyone would want to leave Miami for Cleveland. Read More »
/ Jul 18, 2014 / 6:45 pm
League sources tell ESPN the Cavs have offered up Andrew Wiggins — like we told you about yesterday – as well as the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Anthony Bennett. The Cavs are also said to be including next year’s first-round pick for Kevin Love, a player LeBron James is hoping joins him in Cleveland, signs an extension and they all live happily ever after bringing Cleveland it’s first title.. Read More »
/ Jul 18, 2014 / 2:30 pm
A popular sentiment offered by league executives, agents, and analysts at Las Vegas Summer League: “David Griffin might be GM of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but LeBron James is calling the shots.” With news that James has reached out to Kevin Love to express his desire to play with the Minnesota Timberwolves’ stranded superstar dominating headlines, it seems only a matter of time before the Cleveland Cavaliers have their new Big Three. And though playing with an athlete like the mouth-wateringly tantalizing Andrew Wiggins has obvious benefits, it’s still abundantly clear why LeBron has dreams of teaming with Love. Read More »
Upon his return to Cleveland, LeBron James has a decision to make: should he wear the No. 23 he wore during his first seven seasons in Cleveland, or the No. 6 he wore when he won two championships and appeared in four NBA Finals during his run in Miami? It’s a conundrum James is asking fans to help answer. Read More »
According to a Harris Poll conducted from June 11 – 16 this year, LeBron James is the most popular athlete in the United States. James unseat Michael Jordan who held the number one spot when the same survey was conducted last year.
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Many say that the day of your wedding is the most important of your life. Perhaps more have opined that LeBron James’ return to Northeast Ohio is the most significant event in the history of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Why not combine the latter with the former into one extra glorious ceremony? Ohio newlyweds Nick Jones and Christa Deckard did just that by having their groomsmen wear different iterations of LeBron jerseys for an epic wedding photo. Read More »
/ Jul 17, 2014 / 3:15 pm
The Cleveland Cavaliers have LeBron James. That, of course, is great. But how will their offense improve? LeBron will be a huge factor, but new additions to the roster and a change in coaching philosophy will help, too.
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/ Jul 16, 2014 / 2:30 pm
Last Friday was a crazy day for everyone in the NBA. When LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, the free agency market officially opened for business. The Miami Heat were left scrambling after seeing the best player in the game leave town. Head coach Erik Spolestra detailed just how frightening the entire ordeal was.
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/ Jul 16, 2014 / 2:00 pm
When LeBron James signed his two-year, $42 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this week, knee-jerk reactions were those of frustrated confusion – if he was actually committed to the Cavs, why would LeBron sign a short-term deal that ensures he’ll become a free agent in two summers?
No matter what his detractors believe, the answer has nothing to do with James’ desire to flee Cleveland a second time; it’s all about LeBron and his camp expecting a significant spike to the salary cap when the NBA signs a new TV deal for the 2016-2017 season. And according to the Wall Street Journal, the league stands to benefit financially from that agreement even more than previously anticipated. Read More »
/ Jul 16, 2014 / 12:30 pm
Commissioner Adam Silver met with the media yesterday in Las Vegas after a Board of Governors meeting. He touched on several topics, including a potential mid-season tournament, an awards show, the Clippers ownership situation and more.
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