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  • Report: 76ers interested in Kyle Korver

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers made a major move by acquiring All-Star forward Jimmy Butler from the Minnesota Timberwolves over the weekend, but the team still needs some more shooters to space the floor around Butler, and young stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. One particular floor-spacer that they..." November 11

  • Kevin Love receiving interest around league

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star big man Kevin Love is still over a month from returning to the court after undergoing surgery on an injured left toe, but that doesn’t mean teams around the NBA aren’t interested in trading for him. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst,..." November 11

  • LaMelo Ball billboard goes up in downtown Cleveland

    Hot New Hip Hop "The city of Cleveland is welcoming LaMelo Ball with open arms, and an enormous billboard just minutes from the Cavs' home - Quicken Loans Arena. In case you missed it, earlier this week 17-year old LaMelo announced that he will be returning to high school for his..." November 10

  • Cavs' Collin Sexton gets opportunity to start with George Hill out two weeks with shoulder sprain

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Rookie Collin Sexton will make his first career start on Wednesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, stepping in for veteran George Hill who has been scratched late because of right shoulder soreness. Hill went through his customary on-court workout about an hour before tipoff,..." November 10

  • Cavs sign Andrew Harrison to two-way contract, per report

    Fear The Sword "The Cavs are signing Andrew Harrison to one of their two-way contract slots, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnaroiwski. But per Woj, the Harrison will not report to the Canton Charge, the Cavs’ G-League affiliate. Instead, he will spend the entirety of his deal with the..." November 09

  • Paul Pierce Says Duke Can Beat the Cavs

    Complex "Back when Sam Hinkie was showing the NBA the folly of heavily incentivizing the draft in an effort to build the Sixers into a real title contender, the discussion centered on whether John Calipari's stacked Kentucky team could beat those woeful 76ers. This year, with the..." November 08

  • FAs Signed Now Can’t Be Traded Before Deadline

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement prevents a team from signing a player and then turning around and trading him shortly thereafter. If a club signs a free agent, without having reached an agreement on a sign-and-trade deal, then that club isn’t permitted to trade that player..." November 08

  • Cavs coach tells players to go easier on rookie Collin Sexton

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers interim head coach Larry Drew is trying to get the team’s players to back off rookie Collin Sexton a little. The Cavs lost at home to the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-86 on Wednesday night to fall to 1-10 this season. There has been a lot of finger pointing going..." November 08

  • How the Lakers can afford Kyle Korver

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers are imploding. With a 1-10 record they appear to be the odds-on favorite to earn the No. 1 pick in June's NBA Draft, and they have already made the move to emphasize their young talent in allocating playing time. Veteran stalwarts like Kyle Korver and J.R...." November 08

  • Report: Cavaliers could trade Kyle Korver and JR Smith

    247 Sports "It's no secret that the Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling so far this season and are in a rebuilding mode despite having a significant number of veterans on their roster. With those facts in mind, some of those veterans could be on the move in the very near future. In..." November 07

  • NBA To Televise 2019 All-Star Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA and the players’ union have reached an agreement to televise the draft for this season’s All-Star Game, according to a report from Marc Stein and Kevin Draper of The New York Times. Sources tell Stein and Draper that a date for that draft has yet to be scheduled, but..." November 07

  • Kyle Korver doesn't know if pace-and-space era will last

    247 Sports "Kyle Korver is the definition of a three-point sharpshooter. There are numerous guys around the league who make a living off of one specialized trait. Korver has made his for the past 15 years from being a three-point sharpshooter. However, the league has evolved tremendously over the..." November 07

  • Sam Dekker Out 2-4 Weeks With Ankle Sprain

    Hoops Rumors "Cavaliers forward Sam Dekker will miss the next two to four weeks with a left ankle injury, the team announced today in a press release. Dekker left Monday’s game with the injury, which was later diagnosed as an ankle sprain. Dekker, acquired from the..." November 06

  • Larry Drew said he’s ‘coaching to win’ after new minutes low for Collin Sexton

    Cavs Nation "On Monday night, Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Collin Sexton played a season-low 17 minutes in the Cavs’ 102-100 defeat at the hands of the Orlando Magic. New head coach Larry Drew explained after the ballgame that his decision to keep Sexton on the bench was..." November 06

  • Sources: Larry Drew agrees to deal to coach Cavaliers for rest of season

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Cleveland Cavaliers interim coach Larry Drew has agreed to a contract to remain interim head coach for the rest of this season -- and receive a partially guaranteed deal..." November 05

  • Nets’ Jared Dudley calls out Cavaliers veterans for Collin Sexton comments

    Pro Basketball Talk "Cavaliers veterans have criticized rookie teammate Collin Sexton enough that it filtered into a recent report. Nets forward Dudley: November 05

  • J.R. Smith endorses Trae Young, who isn’t Collin Sexton and doesn’t play for Cavaliers, for Rookie of the Year

    Pro Basketball Talk "Cavaliers veterans reportedly aren’t impressed with rookie teammate Collin Sexton‘s grasp of NBA basketball. Cleveland offered J.R. Smith a chance to leave the team, clearly holding some concern about his influence while out of the..." November 05

  • How to do it all wrong, starring the Cleveland Cavaliers

    SB Nation "There are few graceful ways to die, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are living proof. The Cavs lost LeBron James on July 2, and committed to easing into a new identity without scraping bottom. That idea lasted six games. Now that summer denial I’d previously written about is being..." November 05

  • Cavaliers reneged on promise to move Korver if LeBron left

    The Score "The Cleveland Cavaliers reneged on an understanding with Kyle Korver that they would either trade or buy out the veteran's contract if LeBron James departed Cleveland via free agency this past summer, according to The Athletic's Joe Vardon. Korver had asked the Cavs to move..." November 04

  • Cavaliers Veterans Don't Think Collin Sexton Knows 'How to Play'

    Bleacher Report "The start of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 2018-19 campaign has been tumultuous, to say the least.  Tyronn Lue was fired as head coach following the team's 0-6 start, interim head coach Larry Drew has fought the front office over a restructured contract and JR Smith has..." November 04

  • Cavs' Drew rejected pay raise for HC job, wants long-term security

    The Score "Associate head coach Larry Drew rejected the Cleveland Cavaliers' offer of a pay raise to be interim head coach in pursuit of a longer-term deal, according to The Athletic's Joe Vardon. Drew was named as acting head coach shortly after an 0-6 start to the season led to Tyronn..." November 03

  • Kevin Love to miss extended time after undergoing foot surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Love has been battling a foot injury this season that was initially believed to only need rest and rehab, but the Cleveland Cavaliers star has opted for surgery instead. On Friday, the Cavs announced that Love underwent surgery on his left foot and will be reevaluated in six..." November 02

  • NBA Rumors: JR Smith Won't Seek or Accept Contract Buyout Despite Trade Request

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard JR Smith reportedly won't "ask for or accept a buyout" from the organization despite his public trade request Thursday. Joe Vardon of The Athletic reported the update and noted the Smith situation is "another symbol of..." November 02

  • Former assistant coach sues Cavaliers, Dan Gilbert, Koby Altman

    Pro Basketball Talk "Cavaliers interim coach Larry Drew says he’s making progress in contract negotiations with the team. But now the Cavs are facing yet another coaching saga. Former Cleveland assistant coach Jim Boylan, 63, is suing Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, general manager..." November 02

  • JR Smith could be fined for publicly admitting he wants trade

    Larry Brown Sports "JR Smith admitted on Wednesday that he would like the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him, and the moment of candor may result in his wallet taking a hit. Smith, who is averaging just 2.5 points per game this season and has been removed from the Cavs’ rotation, was asked by a..." November 01

  • How NBA sparked the American sports gambling gold rush

    ESPN "On a Saturday afternoon in October, the race and sportsbook at the Borgata Hotel Casino is packed with horse racing enthusiasts cheering on the ponies. No one is paying attention to what's hanging on the wall, but it's a big deal, a sign of a monumental shift in the American..." November 01

  • J.R. Smith Would Welcome Trade From Cavs

    Hoops Rumors "J.R. Smith, removed from the Cavaliers‘ rotation for the time being, said today that he’d like to be traded, according to Joe Vardon of The Athletic and Chris Fedor of (Twitter links). After starting 61 of the 80 games he appeared in last season and..." November 01

  • Cavaliers Could Have Interest In Avery Johnson

    Real GM Basketball "The Cleveland Cavaliers could have interest in pursuing Avery Johnson as head coach. Dan Gilbert has had interest in hiring a college coach for several seasons with offers in the past to Tom Izzo, Bill Self and John Calipari. Johnson is in his fourth season at Alabama and has coached..." October 31

  • Report: J.R. Smith considered leaving Cavaliers after they again pulled him from rotation

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers played J.R. Smith then told him they were benching him to go youngthen sat him for one game then put him back in the rotation then fired Tyronn Lue then promoted Larry Drew then sat Smith again. Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: For..." October 31

  • Larry Drew, Front Office in 'Peculiar Stalemate' over New Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers and acting head coach Larry Drew are mired in a unique contract dispute. According to's Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski, the sides could be headed for a "peculiar stalemate" given Drew's desire to have his..." October 31

  • Cavs reportedly looking to trade Kyle Korver

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to start stripping down the team amid a poor start and have begun shopping one player. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday that the Cavaliers have initiated trade talks regarding Kyle Korver. The Cavs..." October 31

  • The Cavs Can Even Screw Up The Firing Of A Lousy Head Coach

    Deadspin "What a weird, awkward situation they’re brewing up in Cleveland. The Cavs fired head coach Tyronn Lue Sunday morning, apparently without establishing whether their intended interim replacement was willing to accept the job, and now they appear to be gearing up the tank. Kevin Love is..." October 31

  • Cavaliers Tell Larry Drew They May Hire Other Coach

    Hoops Rumors "Larry Drew made it clear he was yet not the Cavaliers interim coach, telling the media earlier this week that he’s simply the “voice” of the team. He had hoped to reach an agreement with the team to become the new floor leader. Prior to tonight’s game with..." October 30

  • '107 is the new 100.' How scoring trends in the NBA are setting a new bar for what a good defense is.

    Los Angeles Times "Washington coach Scott Brooks stood outside the visiting locker room at Staples Center on Monday night, a tinge of defeatism in his voice — and this was before his team allowed the Clippers to score 136 points. The scoring this season is completely rewriting the rules of what a..." October 30

  • Sources: NBA and Cavs soon will announce that All-Star Game will be held at Quicken Loans Arena

    Crain's Cleveland Business "Cleveland is about to land another major event. Multiple sources have told Crain's that the NBA and the Cleveland Cavaliers soon will announce that Quicken Loans Arena will host an NBA All-Star Game. The announcement, sources said, could occur as soon as Thursday, Nov...." October 30

  • Report: NBA to Push Back Opening Night 1 Week for 2019-2020 Season

    Bleacher Report "The 2019-20 NBA season will tip off Oct. 22, 2019, The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor reported Monday. By comparison, the 2018-19 campaign began Oct. 16, when the Boston Celtics hosted the Philadelphia 76ers and the Oklahoma City Thunder hit the road against the..." October 30

  • Cavs can fire Tyronn Lue, but real problem lies with players

    Sporting News "When we last saw Larry Drew as a head coach, back in the spring of 2014, he was being steamrolled by the Bucks in favor of Jason Kidd after one miserable 15-win season in Milwaukee. Kidd broke the sacred tenet among coaches — never angle for another guy’s job — but..." October 30

  • Cavaliers' GM Told JR Smith, Kyle Korver They Were out of Rotation

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman informed JR Smith and Kyle Korver that they would not be part of the team's rotation last week. Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic reported there was a "disconnect" between coach Tyronn Lue, Altman and..." October 29

  • Larry Drew insists he’s not the Cavs’ interim coach

    Cavs Nation "The Cavs have a pressing issue ahead of Tuesday’s runback game against the Atlanta Hawks, as hopeful new coach Larry Drew claimed he’s not the interim coach, but rather the “voice” of this team after the firing of head coach Tyronn Lue, according to Joe Vardon..." October 29

  • Kevin Love May Miss Several Weeks With Toe Injury

    Hoops Rumors "The 2018/19 regular season isn’t off to a great start in Cleveland, where the Cavaliersbecame the first team to fire their head coach this season, replacing Tyronn Lue with interim coach Larry Drew on Sunday. Now, the club may be without its top player for an..." October 29

  • Cavaliers exercise third-year option on Ante Zizic

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised their third-year option on center Ante Zizic, a source tells The Cavaliers had until Oct. 31 to make the decision. This keeps Zizic with the Cavaliers through the 2019-20 season.  Zizic was acquired from the Boston..." October 29

  • Larry Drew Reportedly Won’t Take The Cavs Interim Coaching Title Without A Long-Term Deal

    Dime Magazine "The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Tyronn Lue on Sunday after an 0-6 start to the season and plenty of apparent dysfunction in the locker room. The move was fairly stunning given how early into the season this was — congrats to all of you that managed to place a wager on Lue as..." October 29

  • Tyronn Lue releases statement after being fired by the Cavaliers

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers made news around the NBA world on Sunday, firing head coach Tyronn Lue after a disastrous 0-6 start to the season. Having led Cleveland to three NBA Finals appearances and a championship in his three-plus years with the team, players were not too happy about..." October 28

  • Drew hasn't agreed to become Cavaliers' interim head coach

    The Score "Larry Drew reportedly hasn't agreed to become the interim head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers following Tyronn Lue's dismissal on Sunday, league sources told the Athletic's Shams Charania. While Drew is willing to take on the responsibilities of head coach as the..." October 28

  • Cavaliers' Kevin Love might face 'extended absence' due to foot soreness

    CBS Sports "It has been a busy day in Cleveland. Early on Sunday morning, the team made the decision to fire head coach Ty Lue after an 0-6 start, the worst opening to a season for the franchise in over 20 years. Now, there's even more bad news.  According to Marc Stein of the New York..." October 28

  • Cavs players 'pissed' about Tyronn Lue firing, sound off on social media

    Yardbarker "It seemed inevitable. At 0-6 on the season and having not been competitive, Tyronn Lue’s future with the Cleveland Cavaliers seemed tenuous, at best. That came to a culmination Sunday, as the Cavaliers fired the head coach that led them to three consecutive NBA Finals appearances in the..." October 28

  • Cavaliers make Larry Drew interim head coach

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers are a sinking ship, having started the season with an 0-6 record, and not surprisingly, head coach Tyronn Lue has reportedly been fired. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Sunday morning that the Cavaliers were planning to fire him after four-plus..." October 28

  • Cavaliers fire coach Ty Lue after 0-6 start "The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to fire coach Tyronn Lue after the team's 0-6 start to the season, according to reports from Shams Charania of The Athletic and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. October 28

  • Cavaliers tickets going for as cheap as $2 on resale sites

    Sportsnaut "  The Cleveland Cavaliers with LeBron James were a major draw over the past four seasons. In fact,..." October 25

  • Cavaliers forward Kevin Love out with sore foot

    ESPN "  Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will not play in Thursday's game in..." October 25