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  • John Beilein Adds Former NBA Head Coach To His Cavs Staff

    The Spun "Former Michigan basketball coach John Beilein made the surprising decision to leave the Wolverines basketball program to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 66-year-old Beilein has never coached in the NBA. While this will be his first rodeo at the professional..." May 19

  • Cavs ‘really want’ RJ Barrett

    Clutch Points "Before the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, numerous mock drafts had Duke standout RJ Barrett landing with the Cleveland Cavaliers around the no. 3 spot. But matters were complicated when the Cavs fell to the fifth pick, likely missing out on the chance to draft Barrett. Still,..." May 18

  • Tyga Was Once Married to Tristan Thompson's Baby Mama

    TMZ "Tyga was once married to Tristan Thompson's baby mama ... and that creates a crazy, tangled web!!! We found court records showing Tyga and Jordan Craig -- who has a 2-year-old son, Prince with TT -- got hitched on September 06, 2010 and they filed divorce docs exactly one month..." May 18

  • Cavs set to meet with Cam Reddish

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers learned which pick they will have in the 2019 NBA Draft during Tuesday night’s live airing of the lottery. The Cavs will have plenty of options with the No. 5 pick, and they’re scheduled to meet with Duke’s Cam Reddish on Friday. According to..." May 17

  • Tristan Thompson Upset Tyga “Liked” His Baby Mama Jordy Craig Pic on IG

    Black Sports Online "TTK doesn’t care who talks to Khloe, but if someone talks to Jordy Craig, now he has a problem. Craig was pregnant when TTK left her for Khloe Kardashian. “Tristan is furious after he was told by a friend that Tyga was creeping on Jordan’s social..." May 17

  • Cleveland Cavaliers suffer predicted lottery disappointment, stare down worst-case scenario

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Following one of his final NBA games, Channing Frye made a bold prediction. When the conversation shifted from his impending retirement to the future of the rebuilding Cleveland Cavaliers, Frye didn’t yet want to discuss some of the potential prospects. Instead, he had a guess..." May 15

  • NBA Likely To Move Up Start Of July Moratorium

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA is expected to tweak the start date and time of its annual July moratorium, sources tell Tim Bontemps of ESPN.com (Twitter link). According to Bontemps, rather than starting at 12:00 am eastern time on July 1, the moratorium will likely begin six hours earlier, on June 30 at 6:00..." May 15

  • Cavs hire Michigan’s John Beilein as head coach

    Fear The Sword "The Cavs have a new head coach, and it’s a bit of a surprise.  As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavs have hired Michigan’s John Beilein, 66, as their new head coach. Beilein, per The Athletic’s Joe Vardon, interviewed for the job last..." May 15

  • Can Cavs' ridiculous run of NBA Draft lottery luck continue in 2019?

    Sporting News "The Cavaliers surprised the college and NBA basketball worlds by hiring Michigan coach John Beilein to a five-year deal on Monday. Now, Cleveland can make another splash if it can win Tuesday's NBA Draft lottery, with the presumed prize being Duke forward Zion..." May 14

  • NBA Rumors: Celtics Could Trade For Kevin Love If They Fail To Acquire Anthony Davis

    Inquisitr "In the upcoming 2019 NBA offseason, the Boston Celtics’ No. 1 priority is to bring back All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent next July. After re-signing Irving, the Celtics are expected to be aggressive on the trade market, searching for..." May 14

  • Ranking the best and worst NBA fits for Zion Williamson

    USA Today "At some point Tuesday night, we’re going to expect a comment from assumed No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson about whichever team lands the opportunity to select him during the NBA draft lottery in Chicago.  Of course, we more or less already know what Williamson is..." May 14

  • Bickerstaff, Other Candidates Could Join Beilein’s Staff

    Hoops Rumors "New Cavaliers coach John Beilein is expected to meet with former Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff to gauge Bickerstaff’s interest in becoming his associate head coach, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. Bickerstaff met with Cleveland’s..." May 13

  • Tristan Thompson Got Extremely WASTED & Almost Fell Over Outside Hollywood Nightclub

    Total Pro Sports "Tristan Thompson was likely having a great time inside a nightclub in Hollywood, but chances are, he doesn’t remember a thing that happened the next morning. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man appeared to be heavily intoxicated outside Avenue Nightclub in Hollywood as he attempted..." May 13

  • Report: Michigan's John Beilein leaving to coach Cavaliers

    Click on Detroit "University of Michigan basketball coach John Beilein is leaving for the NBA, according to ESPN. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski says Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become the next coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

  • Cavaliers Interview More Coaching Candidates

    Yardbarker "Members of the Cavaliers’ front office are meeting with four candidates for their head coaching vacancy today in Denver, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. We told you earlier that Magic assistant coach Steve Hetzel had an interview, but GM Koby Altman and his staff also..." May 12

  • Magic Assistant Hetzel Interviews For Cavs’ Job

    Hoops Rumors "Magic assistant Steve Hetzel interviewed for the Cavaliers coaching position on Saturday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. Hetzel has worked under Steve Clifford in both Charlotte and Orlando, but has familiarity with Cleveland. He served as the team’s video coordinator and..." May 11

  • Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, breakups and a trade that’s no longer as lopsided as it once looked

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It’s been almost two years since their public breakup and old teammates LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are in the same spot: Forced to watch the playoffs while trying to parse through the uncertainty that lies ahead. An incredible playoff streak shattered, James is witnessing his..." May 11

  • Cavaliers have worst odds of winning NBA Championship in 2020

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Here’s a news flash for you. The Cavaliers weren’t very good this season. And if the roster stays relatively the same next year, the team won’t be much better, according to Las Vegas. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released its odds for every NBA team to win the..." May 09

  • One Trade Every Lottery Team Must Consider If It Wins No. 1 Pick

    Bleacher Report "Whichever team wins the NBA draft lottery on May 14 will focus its attention on Zion Williamson. That organization can also expect phone calls from franchises across the league looking to pry away the No. 1 pick. Regardless of how highly the lottery winner thinks of..." May 08

  • Blockbuster NBA Trades That Should Happen This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The approaching 2019 NBA offseason means attention will soon pivot from reality to fantasy. When the games end, roster reconstruction begins. That means the draft, free agency and, most of all, fanciful trade speculation. Every team has a shot to do something spectacular..." May 07

  • Teams that should consider trading for Myles Turner this summer

    Clutch Points "The Indiana Pacers are in a rather awkward position as a franchise at the moment. Two members of their core play the same position and their lone All-Star is coming off a season-ending injury that will likely neutralize his impact next season when he eventually returns to the..." May 05

  • Cavs Secure Permission To Interview Ettore Messina

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers have received permission to interview Spurs assistant Ettore Messina for their vacant head coaching job, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times (Twitter link). Messina adds to a long list of coaches who have registered interest from Cleveland, including Blazers..." May 04

  • Kevin Love backs Ty Lue for Lakers coaching job

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Love supports the Ty Lue for the Los Angeles Lakers’ head coaching job. Love appeared as a guest on “First Things First” on FS1 Friday and talked about Lue’s candidacy for the Lakers job. “I love Ty Lue,” Love said. “If..." May 04

  • Cavs to interview Spurs assistant Ime Udoka for head coach vacancy

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look for a new head coach and will be interviewing San Antonio Spurs assistant Ime Udoka. According to Cleveland.com reporter Chris Fedor, the interview between Udoka and the Cavs will take place on Sunday. Udoka, 41, played in the..." May 03

  • Kevin Love says Channing Frye’s retirement tour wasn’t good for his ‘internal organs’

    Cavs Nation "Although he didn’t start his NBA career in Cleveland, Channing Frye became a beloved member of the Cavs organization. His veteran leadership and witty personality made him a favorite in the city and in the locker room. And when the team won its first championship in franchise history..." May 03

  • Cavs request permission to interview Nuggets assistant Jordi Fernandez for head coaching opening

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have requested permission to talk to Denver Nuggets assistant coach Jordi Fernandez about their coaching vacancy. The Cavaliers have Fernandez on their radar, and they will finally get the chance to interview the Nuggets assistant coach who is familiar with..." May 02

  • Kendall Jenner Allegedly Spotted With Her Ex Jordan Clarkson Amid Ben Simmons Break Up Rumors

    Sports Gossip "Looks like Kendall Jenner is keeping up with her ex boyfriends.   While her relationship with Sixers superstar Ben Simmons is up in the air,  Kendall continues to have some bump ins with familiar faces.  We recently caught Kendall Jenner spotted with..." May 02

  • Report: Cavs granted permission to interview Wes Unseld Jr. for head coaching job

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers decided to part ways with Larry Drew shortly after the 2018-19 regular season. As a result, the Cavs are now actively searching for a new head coach. Several candidates for the job have emerged in recent days, and now Nuggets assistant Wes Unseld Jr. can be..." May 02

  • Cavs to formally interview J.B. Bickerstaff, Alex Jensen this week

    Fear The Sword "According to Marc Stein of The New York Times, the Cavs are formally interviewing both J.B. Bickerstaff and Alex Jensen this week for their open head coaching job: Bickerstaff was recently fired by the Grizzlies and has a connection to the Cavs via his father Bernie Bickerstaff, who..." April 30

  • Larry Nance Jr. Denied The Report That Rob Pelinka Promised To Keep Him In L.A.

    Uproxx "In early April, a lengthy story from The Athletic’s Bill Oram on the Los Angeles Lakers acquisition of LeBron James and subsequent failure of a 2018-2019 season was published, with some particularly depressing details. One of those details told the story of a young Larry Nance..." April 30

  • NBA Free Agents Who Can't Afford to Stay Put This Summer

    Bleacher Report "Before every 2019 NBA free agent ventures into the open market, they'll inevitably be advised of how the grass isn't always greener on the other side. But as that adage concedes, sometimes the grass is greener—maybe dramatically so. A change of..." April 30

  • It Looks Like Olivia Munn is Shooting Her Shot With Kevin Love on IG

    12 Up "Kevin Love isn't participating in the NBA Playoffs this season, and is clearly taking full advantage. He and his supermodel girlfriend, Kate Bock, have been spotted in a number of exotic locales lately, including the island of Phuket off the coast of Thailand. People..." April 29

  • J.R. Smith has banned alcohol in his house

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers veteran wing J.R. Smith shocked the basketball world on Friday as he announced his intention to completely ban any and all alcoholic beverages in his house. The 33-year-old took to Instagram to make the jaw-dropping announcement, with Smith even posting a picture..." April 27

  • NBA Rumors: Cavaliers Could Trade JR Smith And Jordan Clarkson For Gordon Hayward

    Fadeaway World "The Cleveland Cavaliers are once again sitting at the bottom of the standings. Following the departure of LeBron James, they became a shell of the team that went to four consecutive Finals. But at their current state, they might be on the cusp of bringing in another..." April 26

  • Cavs working to set up next week interview with J.B. Bickerstaff

    Cavs Nation "The Cavs parted ways with Larry Drew earlier this month, leaving the team in search of a new head coach. There have been several names listed as candidates for the job in recent days, but now a new face is emerging. The Cavs parted ways with Larry Drew earlier this month, leaving the..." April 26

  • LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Giannis Top April 2019 NBA Jersey Sales

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James hasn't played any games in April, but that didn't stop him from having the top-selling jersey in the NBA during the month. Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry and Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo rounded out..." April 25

  • Ratings For NBA Playoffs Down In 30 Out Of 33 Windows Compared To 2018

    Real GM Basketball "Television ratings for the 2019 NBA Playoffs have been down significantly during the first window.  Going into Wednesday's doubleheader of Game 5s, ratings and/or viewership have declined for 30 of the 33 playoff windows compared to last season. Twenty-six games have declined..." April 25

  • Cavaliers reportedly plan to interview former Charge coach Alex Jensen; J.B. Bickerstaff expresses interest

    Akron Beacon Journal "Utah Jazz assistant Alex Jensen is expected to interview with the Cavaliers next week, according to reports from The Athletic’s Joe Vardon and Tony Jones, and former Memphis Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff threw his hat into the ring during an interview Wednesday with SiriusXM NBA..." April 25

  • Cavs receive permission to interview Portland’s David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts

    Fear The Sword "According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavs have received permission from the Portland Trail Blazers to interview assistant coaches Nate Tibbetts and David Vanterpool for the team’s opening head coaching position. Portland is currently in the..." April 24

  • Rick Pitino Cavs Rumors: Why Not?

    The Big Lead "Rick Pitino has spent 2019 coaching in Greece, regenerating for the opportunity someone stateside provides him with a head coaching opportunity. The general belief was that Pitino, having not really been vindicated in the college hoops scandal but also not personally caught..." April 22

  • 'Zero Truth' Rick Pitino Is Being Considered for Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers said there is "zero truth" to the team being interested in hiring Rick Pitino as their next coach. “We are, respectfully, not interested in him at all. No conversations with him by Dan (Gilbert) or anyone else,” a source told Chris Fedor..." April 21

  • Rick Pitino has spoken with Cavaliers about coaching job

    247 Sports "Rick Pitino has spoken with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert about potentially becoming the team's head coach according to Hall of Fame basketball reporter Peter Vecsey on his Patreon page and later corroborated by Marc Stein of The New York Times. The notion of hiring Pitino as a head..." April 21

  • Cleveland will be very patient with coaching search

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers parted ways with Larry Drew as their head coach earlier this month, and they don’t seem to be in any rush to find a replacement. The Cleveland Cavaliers parted ways with Larry Drew as their head coach earlier this month, and they don’t seem to be in..." April 20

  • Jordan Clarkson Gets Nipsey Tat ... After Nightclub Speech

    TMZ "Jordan Clarkson is following up on his passionate nightclub speech on the late Nipsey Hussle with a more permanent tribute ... honoring the slain rapper with a tattoo on his body. As we previously reported ... the Cleveland Cavaliers guard gave an emotional tribute to Nip at a..." April 18

  • We shouldn’t judge NBA players if they struggle when they’re hurt

    SB Nation "The NBA playoffs define the legacies of great players, yet they’re also when those players often aren’t at their best because of injuries. Many times, we don’t find out about these injuries until months or years after the fact. At that point, those..." April 18

  • NBA Rumors: Cavs would 'gladly' trade for Gordon Hayward if available

    NBC Sports Boston "The Boston Celtics are focused on the 2019 playoffs. But the NBA's lottery teams already are looking ahead to this summer, and it appears the Cleveland Cavaliers are keeping tabs on one of Boston's prized assets. Cavs general manager Koby Altman confirmed last Friday his..." April 18

  • Cavaliers Already Receiving Trade Interest On J.R. Smith's Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Cleveland Cavaliers are already receiving trade calls on J.R. Smith. The Cavaliers believed they would receive better offers for Smith and his unique contract in the offseason rather than the trade deadline. Smith's contract counts for more than $15 million for trade purposes..." April 17

  • Trades to Rescue NBA Superstars Who Missed the Playoffs

    Bleacher Report "Winning is among the main criteria for NBA stardom. If you aren't leading your team to success, typically in the form of playoff trips, you're going to face questions about whether you're really all that good. That way of thinking is reductive, though...." April 16

  • Cavaliers To Interview Juwan Howard, Jamahl Mosley

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers will begin conducting interviews in the franchise's coaching search this week, including meetings with Miami assistant Juwan Howard and Dallas assistant Jamahl Mosley, league sources told ESPN. The Cavaliers are expected to meet with assistants on teams..." April 14

  • Koby Altman says Kevin Love accelerated his younger teammates’ growth

    Cavs Nation "Despite having played in less than a third of his team’s total games this season, Cleveleand Cavaliers former All-Star big man Kevin Love has still made quite a significant impact for the Cavs. According to team general manager Koby Altman, Love has been great in terms of aiding..." April 14