Cavaliers Rumors & News

  • LeBron James is still recruiting for the Cavs

    CBS Sports "LeBron James is reportedly out there doing whatever he can to help the Cavaliers get better. He's recruited players like Derrick Rose to Cleveland, but one player he and the Cavs can't seem to reach is Kyrie Irving. Cleveland's disgruntled point guard asked for a trade and the situation has..." July 27

  • Stephon Marbury Thinks It’s ‘A Crime’ That Derrick Rose Isn’t Getting Paid More By The Cavs

    Uproxx "Stephon Marbury says the Cleveland Cavaliers are committing a crime by signing Derrick Rose to a veteran minimum contract. Starbury tweeted on Thursday that Rose, who left the New York Knicks for the Cavaliers when he signed a deal earlier this week, will be criminally underpaid. Rose joins a..." July 27

  • Report: As Kyrie Irving rumors swirl, Timberwolves still negotiating extension with Andrew Wiggins

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Timberwolves were working on a contract extension for Andrew Wiggins. Then, Kyrie Irving‘s trade request became public. He reportedly listed Minnesota among his preferred destinations. Jimmy Butler (a friend of Irving’s) and Karl-Anthony Towns have petitioned Timberwolves management to add..." July 27

  • Cavaliers looking for salary dump in possible Kyrie Irving trade

    Cavs Nation "“Another stated goal is to dump off some salary and reduce the luxury tax bill,” said Kyler in his report. Now with Irving’s exit imminent in the organization’s future, new general manager Koby Altman will be responsible for re-wiring the circuits and build toward the future, giving this team a..." July 27

  • Report | LeBron not inquiring about players in potential Kyrie trade

    Fanrag Sports "LeBron James is reportedly communicating with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he is not inquiring about any players in a potential Kyrie Irving trade, according to Brian Windhorst of This news comes on the heels of another report by Pablo Torre of ESPN that stated James is absolutely..." July 27

  • Kyrie Irving reportedly ignoring phone calls from Cavs

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving apparently has nothing left to discuss with the Cleveland Cavaliers after he informed the team he wants to be traded. In his Thursday column, Jason Lloyd of The Athletic compared Irving’s current situation to what the Cavs went through with LeBron James in 2010. At one point,..." July 27

  • Kyrie Irving ‘Very Badly’ Wants to Become a Knick

    SLAM Online "Among his reported four preferred destinations—San Antonio, New York, Miami and Minnesota—Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving appears to have a clear favorite. According to ESPN’s Pablo Torre, Kyrie “very badly” wants to become a member of the New York Knicks. " July 27

  • Rookie GM, disgruntled star leaves Cavs feeling like 2010 all over again

    The Athletic "It felt like filibustering, like an awkward way to begin what was going to be an awkward day. But it’s been awhile since Dan Gilbert addressed reporters, so he needed to take a couple of swings in the cage before the fastballs started humming. When Gilbert introduced Koby Altman as the Cavs’..." July 27

  • The Obvious Kyrie Irving Trade Everyone is Missing

    The Sports Post "Kyrie Irving has popped up in trade rumors with almost every team in the NBA over the past week. He has listed the New York Knicks, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves as his preferred destinations. The Phoenix Suns are a popular player in the sweepstakes, either to get Irving..." July 27

  • Chris Bosh: LeBron, Kyrie need to 'work it out'

    TMZ "Chris Bosh has some advice for Kyrie Irving and LeBron James -- "Work it out." Of course, Bosh knows firsthand what it takes to have a successful NBA relationship with James -- the two won 'ships together with the Miami Heat. Plus, they're still good friends." July 27

  • LeBron James left ‘way oversold’ LaMelo Ball, Zion Williamson game due to ‘security concerns’

    Sportsnaut "The AAU contest featuring LaMelo Ball and Zion Williamson Wednesday was one LeBron James had planned on catching, but upon arriving he quickly decided against it. According to ESPN’s Myron Medcalf, the Cashman Center in Las Vegas was so packed that police needed to block the door and ordered a..." July 27

  • Report: Cavs ‘Starting to Engage’ in Kyrie Irving Trade Talks

    SLAM Online "Kyrie Irving recently demanded a trade from Cleveland, and the Cavs are reportedly “starting to engage” with other NBA teams on a possible swap for the All-Star point guard. The Cavs are said to be upset that Irving’s desire to be moved became public, thereby driving down his trade..." July 27

  • LaVar Ball says he and LaMelo would beat Michael Jordan and LeBron James 2-on-2

    Larry Brown Sports "LaVar Ball may have outdone himself yet again. Before his Big Ballers AAU team played Zion Williamson’s SC Supreme team on Wednesday night, basketball’s most notorious hype man proudly boasted that he and 15-year-old son LaMelo, who headlines the Big Ballers roster, could beat anybody 2-on-2 …..." July 27

  • Report: Spurs, Clippers Passed on Derrick Rose

    SLAM Online "Derrick Rose reportedly tried to join the Spurs and Clippers before signing a one-year deal with the Cavs. The Spurs and Clippers ultimately passed on Rose, leaving the 2011 MVP with offers from just the Lakers and Cavaliers. " July 27

  • Cavs GM: 'LeBron remains deeply committed to this organization'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James is "deeply committed" to the Cavaliers and has been "helpful" in their pursuit of free agents, team owner Dan Gilbert and new general manager Koby Altman said Wednesday. James, according to reports by and other outlets, has been frustrated with the departure of former..." July 26

  • Dan Gilbert: Indiana could've 'done better' in Paul George trade

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert suggested Wednesday that the Indiana Pacers could have gotten a better trade package for Paul George than the eventual deal they received from the Oklahoma City Thunder of Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis. "I will say Indy could've done better," Gilbert..." July 26

  • Cavs GM Koby Altman: Animosity between Kyrie Irving, LeBron James 'is overblown'

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert led a news conference Wednesday to introduce new general manager Koby Altman, and most of questions predictably involved point guard Kyrie Irving, who reportedly requested a trade earlier this summer. While Gilbert and Altman refused to go into details..." July 26

  • LeBron James wanted Cavs to trade Kyrie Irving for Chris Paul after 2016 title

    Larry Brown Sports "We may be moving closer towards establishing a timeline for when the Kyrie Irving-LeBron James relationship started to go sour. In an appearance Wednesday on FOX Sports 1’s “The Herd,” analyst Rob Parker made a somewhat surprising revelation about the two’s dynamic. “Kyrie found out that,..." July 26

  • Cavs owner Dan Gilbert expects Kyrie Irving to be with team for training camp

    CBS Sports "During an introductory news conference for new Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman on Wednesday, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert was bombarded with questions about point guard Kyrie Irving and his recent reported trade request. While neither Altman nor Gilbert got specifics regarding Irving,..." July 26

  • What happens when LeBron James hits free agency in 2018?

    Sporting News "It’s a rare situation that, with July wrapping up and most NBA types packing their steam trunks for extended vacations, the league is still very much in flux, with two All-Stars — Cavs guard Kyrie Irving and Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony — likely to find new employers in the coming days. This is..." July 26

  • LeBron James invites Derrick Rose to workouts in Vegas

    ESPN "LeBron James invited new teammate Derrick Rose to join him for workouts in Las Vegas this week, and the invitation was accepted, league sources told ESPN. The two former MVPs could participate in their first workout session as early as Wednesday, sources say. Rose inked his one-year deal with..." July 26

  • Melo could be the reason why a Kyrie Irving trade to Knicks appears reportedly 'unlikely'

    CBS Sports "Among Kyrie Irving's preferred trade destinations -- the Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks -- the Big Apple might be an unrealistic scenario. According to an ESPN report Wednesday, Irving-to-New York is "unlikely" to happen because Carmelo Anthony remains..." July 26

  • In an Ironic Twist T-Wolves Considering Trading Andrew Wiggins for Kyrie Irving

    Black Sports Online "The first thing LeBron did when he came to Cleveland was made sure Andrew Wiggins was traded for Kevin Love. Hard to say what would have happened if Cavs kept Wiggins, but maybe they will have a chance to test that theory out now." July 26

  • Did Kyrie Irving mock LeBron James with ‘Coming Home’ Snapchat?

    Sportress of Blogitude "The Kyrie Irving trade demand saga is practically going off the rails at this point, with each report and social media musing from relevant parties being parsed, interpreted and analyzed. It has now reached the point, apparently, where a seemingly innocuous Snapchat story from Irving gives rise..." July 26

  • Cavs reportedly wanted to sign Derrick Rose before Kyrie Irving trade request

    Larry Brown Sports "Reports of the Cleveland Cavaliers having interest in Derrick Rose surfaced right around the time Kyrie Irving supposedly met with the team and asked to be traded, but one apparently did not directly impact the other. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavs were interested in signing..." July 26

  • LeBron denies reports of malice toward Kyrie Irving

    Fanrag Sports "It has been a weird summer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, coming off their third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. Point guard Kyrie Irving requested a trade away from the team, which leaked out to the public in recent days from an unknown point of origin. Star..." July 26

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Report: Derrick Rose was unwilling to accept bench role with Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "The great Allen Iverson once said, “I don’t know any former MVP that come off the bench.” Now Derrick Rose appears to be living by those words as well. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Lakers made a “strong push” for Rose before he signed with the Cleveland..." July 26

  • Suns Will Not Include Josh Jackson In Kyrie Irving Offer

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns will not include Josh Jackson in any trade for Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, reports John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 (Twitter link). Ramona Shelburne of ESPN (Twitter link) adds that the team has reassured Jackson of this as well. Phoenix has been rumored to be interested in..." July 26

  • Heat consider themselves a longshot candidate to acquire Kyrie Irving

    Clutch Points "Despite being one of the teams that quickly emerged as a possible next destination for disgruntled Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the Miami Heat are not keeping their hopes of landing him through a trade this summer very high. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, he believes..." July 25

  • Report: Pacers offered Paul George for Kyrie Irving

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers think they were close to trading for Paul George, a text message away from completing a three-team trade with the Pacers and Nuggets that would have sent Kevin Love to Denver. But Cleveland could’ve ensured itself George, whom Indiana ultimately dealt to the Thunder. All the Cavs..." July 25

  • Where will Kyrie Irving play next season? Cavs still favorites according to NBA odds

    CBS Sports "The basketball world is still in shambles after the shocking report out of Cleveland that Kyrie Irving wants a trade, with rumors now circling that LeBron James would beat Irving up if he saw him (LeBron later denounced those talks on Twitter). Yet as everyone tries to figure out what kind of..." July 25

  • “It didn’t really surprise me”: Chauncey Billups saw Kyrie Irving’s trade request coming

    BNS Denver "Kyrie Irving‘s reported trade request, which came to light earlier this week, was a surprise to many around the league. Irving is coming off three consecutive NBA Finals appearances and is playing alongside an all-time great in LeBron James. But to Chauncey Billups, who interviewed for the..." July 25

  • LeBron James: I Don't Wanna Fight Kyrie Irving, 'Not Facts'

    TMZ "LeBron James is channeling his inner Donald Trump -- calling "fake news" on reports he wants to throw down with his teammate, Kyrie Irving. It's been all over that LeBron is super pissed at Kyrie -- with some reports saying he's so unhappy that Irving wants a trade that, "LeBron James would be..." July 25

  • Kyrie Allegedly Unfollows LeBron After Stephen A. Said LeBron Wanted to Beat Kyrie’s Ass

    Black Sports Online "This is turning to a Love and Hip-Hop style storyline. LeBron tweeted he didn’t plan to beat Kyrie’s ass, but it appears Kyrie might have taken it to heart, because he unfollowed him on Instagram according to Bleacher Report. " July 25

  • A Trade Sending Carmelo Anthony To The Cavs Sounds Like It Won’t Happen

    Uproxx "The New York Knicks are one of the preferred landing spots for Kyrie Irving and, as such, there has been a ton of speculation and conjecture as to what the team could offer to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade package. The obvious fit for what the Cavaliers want as value in return for Irving..." July 25

  • Suns might be able to acquire Irving for Eric Bledsoe, Josh Jackson

    ABC 15 "On Friday, we learned star point guard Kyrie Irving has requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hours later, we learned the Phoenix Suns could be part of a three-team deal involving Irving, but with the four-time All-Star ultimately being dealt to the New York Knicks. But could the Suns..." July 25

  • LeBron's stake in Blaze Pizza chain now worth at least $35 million

    ESPN "LeBron James and his business partners have turned another small investment into a fortune. Sources told ESPN that an investment that James, his business partner Maverick Carter and financial adviser Paul Wachter of Main Street Advisors made for less than $1 million in 2012 in upstart..." July 25

  • LeBron 'Tempted to Beat' Kyrie's 'Ass,' Says Stephen A. Smith

    Bleacher Report "The relationship between LeBron James and Kyrie Irving continues to devolve, according to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith. Speaking on his podcast Monday, Smith quoted sources in James' camp about how bad things have gotten. "If Kyrie Irving was in front of LeBron James right now, LeBron James would..." July 25

  • Report: Cavaliers prioritizing youth in Kyrie Irving trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "In the wake of Kyrie Irving‘s trade request, the Cavaliers have three fundamental options: Trade Irving for immediate help to continue a championship chase around LeBron James Trade Irving for younger players and/or draft picks to kick start a rebuild in case LeBron leaves next summer Don’t..." July 25

  • Derrick Rose Has Reportedly Agreed to Sign with Cavs

    Bleacher Report "Derrick Rose is headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers following a one-year trial run with the New York Knicks. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Rose completed his physical and agreed to sign with the team on Monday. ESPN's Chris Haynes reported the deal is for one year and $2.1..." July 24

  • Report: Cavs believe a Kyrie Irving trade is almost inevitable

    Cavs Nation "According to Zach Lowe of ESPN, the feeling around the organization is that a trade for the 25-year-old appears to be an inevitable conclusion. Irving has made it quite clear to the Cavaliers that he has settled on this mindset that has been brewing for quite some time, and it may only grow..." July 24

  • Koby Altman officially named Cavaliers GM "Koby Altman was named General Manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, July 24. The announcement was made by Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert. Altman has been a member of the Cavs basketball front office for the past five years, most recently serving as Assistant General Manager, having been..." July 24

  • Silver: Irving-Cavaliers drama not what NBA wants

    CBS Sports "The NBA world was stunned Friday afternoon with news that Kyrie Irving had requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Now, after a weekend to take in the news, NBA commissioner Adam Silver has weighed in, saying "I feel bad for whatever is going on in Cleveland," during an interview with..." July 24

  • Derrick Rose, Cavaliers agree to one-year deal

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Derrick Rose and the Cavaliers agreed to a one-year deal for $2.1 million contract Monday after spending the day together, discussing how the team will return to the Finals without Kyrie Irving. Rose, 28, the 2011 NBA MVP whose career has been hampered by knee injuries, will come to the Cavs..." July 24

  • Richard Jefferson: Kyrie Irving has had ‘a much tougher time’ with Cavs than realized

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson weighed in on Kyrie Irving’s trade request with unusual candor upon hearing it. Jefferson actually learned of the trade request while recording an episode of his Road Trippin’ podcast, and was quite honest in his assessment, including a look at why..." July 24

  • Da Real Lambo Threatens to Expose LeBron After Bron Made His Mom Breakup With Lambo For This Reason

    Black Sports Online "Da Real Lambo is about the same age as LeBron but had dated LeBron’s mom Gloria for a while. Most people thought he was a scammer, but the relationship lasted a lot longer than many would have guessed. Lambo leveraged the relationship to perpetuate a lifestyle that he couldn’t really afford on..." July 24

  • The Celtics Are Rumored To Have Interest In A Kyrie Irving Trade

    Uproxx "There is one thing you can be assured of when a star player comes up in trade talks, which is the Boston Celtics will be involved in rumors. Kyrie Irving is a star that is now squarely on the trade block after requesting to be dealt by the Cavaliers and it didn’t take long for us to get our first..." July 24

  • Carmelo Anthony: “Knows better than anyone that LeBron is leaving next July”

    The Sports Daily "Will Phil Jackson end up having the last laugh in his feud with Carmelo Anthony? Well, if a report via Frank Isola is true, then it would appear that the New York Knicks would lose out on landing dazzling superstar Kyrie Irving because of Melo’s reluctance to waive his no-trade clause. Thus,..." July 24

  • Khloe Pressuring Tristan Thompson into $60k a Month House to Be Close to Her

    Black Sports Online "It looks like Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are ready to take the next step in their love affair. At least Khloe is. TMZ reports that Khloe and Tristan checked out a lavish $9 million dollar (or $60K a month) crib in Studio City this past week. Fit for a King and Queen, the love nest..." July 24

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