Cleveland Plain Dealer "All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving took the microphone before the Cavaliers' season finale against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night at The Q and announced, "This is all about the fans.'' Then, for the first time in a week, the Cavs played as if the game actually meant something. As a result,..." April 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "After the final buzzer sounded, after Kyrie Irving stuck around to hand out not just one pair of shoes, but several, at Fan Appreciation Night, the Cavaliers point guard at long last addressed the fact that he can sign a contract extension this summer. And he came the closest he has to..." April 17
#Cavs Luol Deng wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, presented by Pro Basketball Writers Association to honor community service
Fox Sports "It's hard to know if Luol Deng will play for the Cavaliers again, but one thing is for certain: It won't be this season. Deng is suffering from a sore lower back and will miss the finale Wednesday vs. the Nets, coach Mike Brown said Monday. The injury caused Deng to miss the previous two games..." April 15
CSN New England "Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points and the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-99 on Saturday night. Avery Bradley also scored 25 points for the Celtics, who built a 33-point lead early in the fourth quarter before Cleveland's reserves cut into..." April 13
Fansided "Once the Cleveland Cavaliers decided they were done with center Andrew Bynum, they acquired former all-star forward Luol Deng from the Chicago Bulls in order to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. The Cavaliers are going to fall short of their goal and Deng can become a free agent in the..." April 12
Akron Beacon Journal "C.J. Miles won’t officially concede that his season is over, but deep inside he knows it’s true. “I don’t really have that much time,” he said. “But we knew that two weeks ago.” Miles’ season effectively ended Feb. 19 when he severely sprained his ankle in a victory against the Orlando..." April 12
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Four years ago, John Henson and Chris Wright took the court together at Madison Square Garden in the NIT championship game. Only back then, their jerseys were different colors — Wright was in black representing Dayton and Henson was wearing North Carolina blue. Wright, then a junior, scored 14..." April 12
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The score was frozen on the huge television screen in the Cavaliers locker room Wednesday night: Atlanta 105, Boston 97. How ironic that 30 minutes after playing one of their best, most complete games of the season in a 122-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons, the Cavs should learn that they'd..." April 10
#Cavs set team record for assists in a half (26). Been that kind of night.
The News-Herald "It might be time for TMZ to swoop in. Better yet, it might make for a new reality series. The Cavaliers are on the verge of being eliminated from the Eastern Conference playoff race. One more Atlanta victory in its last six games will end the Cavs’ run. Yet the Cavs were more intent on showing..." April 08
Pro Basketball Talk "Phil Jackson is going to reshape the Knicks front office in his image, of that there is no doubt. The only question is who will be sitting in what chair once the music stops. Steve Mills has been kept on as General Manager for now but he can’t feel a ton of job security at this point. Mills is..." April 07
#Cavs assign G/F Sergey Karasev, G Scotty Hopson to the D-League Canton Charge on Sunday.
Charlotte Observer "The NBA playoffs technically start for the Charlotte Bobcats in two weeks. But tri-captain Gerald Henderson’s message, following Saturday’s post-season clinching 96-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, was a good kind of greedy. “Wednesday we’re playing (sixth-place) Washington. We’re going..." April 06
Pro Basketball Talk "Pau Gasol has had a few rough seasons in Los Angeles, with the current one being by far the toughest of all. Not only has Gasol endured being a part of one of the worst Lakers teams in the history of the storied franchise, but injuries and clashes with his head coach have limited his..." April 06
Fansided "Once the season ends, the Cleveland Cavaliers will have plenty of decisions to make. One of them involves the future of power forward Tristan Thompson, who will be a restricted free agent, and whether or not they should sign him to an extension. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com,..." April 05
Pro Basketball Talk "The latest report that Kyrie Irving doesn’t want to be in Cleveland isn’t new, and it isn’t even from a new source. Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com said the same thing that he’s been saying since at least late February, which is that it’s been made known by people close to Irving for years that he..." April 05
Anthony Bennett still with family in Toronto; Miles and Felix out; Andy feeling fine after playing Friday
Sick to my stomach with all these rumors and accusations. Can I play without media guessing at my life and putting B.S out for headlines.
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s elite young players always take the first extension to your rookie contract. Cleveland will offer one this summer and Kyrie Irving will sign it. He’s making $5.6 million this year, the first year of his extension will be north of $14 million (we don’t know the exact figures, it would..." April 05
Fox Sports "The Atlanta Hawks had talked a day earlier about their offense being out of sync, about not taking good shots. In a game they needed to win to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race, the Hawks tallied 35 assists -- some in spectacular fashion such as DeMarre Carroll's..." April 05
Cavs coach Mike Brown said he expects Anderson Varejao to play vs. Hawks. #ATLHawks
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04
Cleveland Plain Dealer "It took only two questions before someone asked Cavaliers coach Mike Brown about his team's big game on Friday at Atlanta. The dust had barely settled after Kyrie Irving's seamless return in the Cavs' 119-98 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night when the attention turned to the next..." April 03
Mike says Kyrie is a go with Dion starting too
#Cavs F Anthony Bennett has been excused from the team in order to return to Toronto to address a family health matter.
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to put themselves in position to make a major trade around June's NBA draft, sources told ESPN.com. To help facilitate it, the team made an unorthodox but strategic move Monday by signing point guard Scotty Hopson to a two-year, $3.8 million contract. Hopson..." April 01
#Cavs Kyrie Irving (strained left biceps) cleared to resume practice
cavs sign 6-7 G Scotty Hopson. played in Turkey and Euroleague this season. undrafted out of Tennesee in 2011. Seth Curry let go
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson didn't know how right he was. When asked how his team was going to try and exceed the physicality of the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, Thompson said, "We've just got to come out ready and punch them in the face first.'' That first punch took the form of..." March 31
#Cavs' Kyrie Irving will have his strained biceps evaluated today, but no conclusion is expected. Irving said he's hopeful of playing Tues.
New York Post "For the Nets these days, there’s no place like home. After dropping back-to-back overtime games on the road earlier this week, the Nets returned to Brooklyn on Friday night and did what they have been doing inside Barclays Center for two months now: winning basketball games. Thanks to 17..." March 29
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Alonzo Gee might have accumulated 19 DNP-CDs this season, but that doesn't mean the Cavaliers swingman has ever fallen out of favor with coach Mike Brown. "He could always play, it just was a numbers thing and me still searching throughout the course of the season," Brown said. "So mainly it..." March 28
Kyrie Irving was taking a bunch of 3-pointers after #Cavs shootaround today in NYC. Scheduled for re-evaluation Mon, but he's looking good.
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Mike Brown is firm in his recollection. With 3.2 seconds left, in the Cavaliers' wild 97-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons, he told Dion Waiters to drive toward the basket. Don't shoot. Drive. "That shows how much he listens to me," Brown said, rolling his eyes in mock..." March 27
Cleveland Plain Dealer "It takes a strong heart -- and a strong stomach -- to be a Cavaliers fan these days. Also a Cavaliers player. Anderson Varejao felt his stomach drop when he saw his inbounds pass go sailing by Luol Deng with 7.8 seconds left and the Cavaliers leading the Toronto Raptors, 102-100, on Tuesday..." March 26
WSB-TV Atlanta "Channel 2 Action News has learned former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is under investigation by the Atlanta Police Department for an alleged assault. Channel 2’s Ryan Young obtained a police report detailing the incident, but so far, O’Neal has not been charged with anything. Shaquille O’Neal..." March 25
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers coach Mike Brown issued a challenge at halftime. Outraged over his team's lackadaisical approach that allowed the New York Knicks to shoot 59 percent and build a 17-point lead in the first half, he let his team have it. Though Brown wouldn't reveal a lot of what was said, he..." March 24
Houston Chronicle "When the Rockets needed a spark on Saturday night, they didn’t have to look very far. As he has done countless times, guard James Harden went into a zone, one where he makes great passes, drives to the rim and puts points on the scoreboard. On Saturday night, he spurred a 34-10 third quarter..." March 23
#Cavs coach Mike Brown says Luol Deng & CJ Miles (sprained left ankles) out again tonight vs. Houston.
Seth Curry will sign 10-day contract with #Cavs this morning. Cavs intrigued by his shooting with Jack/Waiters ability to create shots
The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant came out pressing, evidently under the impression he could put away a crippled Cleveland squad with one shot. He missed five of his first six attempts despite a clear matchup advantage and figured things would get worse before they got better. “I had it in my mind I was going to..." March 21
ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20
Seth Curry has signed a 10-day contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Miami Herald "It’s such a confused place, this city where LeBron James used to play. Four seasons after he left Cleveland for Miami, Cavaliers’ fans still love James and still hate him and still love him and hate all at once during the same game. Before the game on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena, they..." March 19
Detroit News "Central Virginia television station WTVR is reporting former Detroit Piston Ben Wallace received a one-year jail sentence Tuesday after pleading no contest to leaving the scene of a car crash in Henrico County, Va., on Feb. 8. The judge in the case suspended all but two days of the sentence,..." March 18
#Cavs say Kyrie Irving has strained tendon in his biceps. Will be shut down for two weeks and re-evaluated
Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's possible the Cavaliers lost Kyrie Irving for the season in Sunday's 102-80 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night at Staples Center. Irving, the Cavs All-Star point guard, left the game with a left biceps injury late in the first quarter, and he left the arena with his left arm..." March 17
Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers have made quite a mess out of this season. They attempted to compete for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference by adding free agents in Jarrett Jack, Earl Clark and Andrew Bynum, but none of them had anywhere near the desired impact. Bynum has since been traded, and Luol Deng..." March 17