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  • Report: Cavaliers receiving trade interest in Tristan Thompson

    Amico Hoops "The Cavaliers are no longer in any big hurry to trade Tristan Thompson but that hasn’t kept opposing teams from asking. According to several league sources, the Cavs have taken a few calls on their starting center, who has become a solid rock of a leader and teammate..." January 15

  • NBA Concludes McCaw Investigation, Finds No CBA Violations

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA announced today in a press release that it has concluded its investigation into the Cavaliers‘ signing – and subsequent release – of Patrick McCaw. According to the announcement, the league found that there was no violation of the Collective Bargaining..." January 14

  • Deng Adel inks two-way deal with Cavs

    Sporting News "The Cleveland Cavaliers will sign Raptors 905 G League player Deng Adel to a two-way NBA contract, per The Athletic's Shams Charania. From where he was born to what he brings to the table, here's what you need to know about the newest Cavalier. Adel was born on..." January 14

  • NBA Rumors: These teams are willing to give up first-round picks, SN sources say

    Sporting News "The countdown to the NBA’s trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let’s have a look in this week’s Friday Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada,..." January 11

  • NBA Rumors: Pelicans, Thunder interested in Cavs’ Kevin Love

    Cavs Nation "The New Orleans Pelicans and Oklahoma City Thunder have shown a level of interest in acquiring Cleveland Cavaliers injured forward Kevin Love, according to ESPN analyst Mike Fratello (via Sam Amico of Amico Hoops). Both teams are in different situations,..." January 11

  • Cavaliers Big Man Larry Nance Jr. Reportedly Will Be Out Two Weeks With A Sprained MCL

    Dime Magazine "The Cavaliers no good, very bad season continues. They’re already the worst team in the NBA with only eight wins, but they’ve had to deal with injuries to key players like Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson throughout the season. Those injuries have only piled up with another key..." January 10

  • Rockets still have interest in J.R. Smith, according to reports

    The Dream Shake "The trade deadline is less than a month a way now, and we’re all waiting to see what GM Daryl Morey, known for making deadline deals almost every year, has in store for the Houston Rocketsthis season. There’s been a ton of rumors floating around already this year..." January 10

  • Patrick McCaw plans to sign with Raptors

    Sportsnet "Patrick McCaw is expected to sign a deal with the Toronto Raptors, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. McCaw plans to sign a one-year contract for the veteran’s minimum of $786,000. " January 09

  • League executive says Cavs’ Kevin Love, Wizards’ John Wall own NBA’s 2 worst contracts

    Clutch Points "The NBA is just starting to flush out the poor contracts signed in an over-splurging summer of 2016, with the likes of Nicolas Batum, Evan Turner, and others receiving a handsome sum for little return in productivity. Yet one of the executives who spoke with Bleacher..." January 09

  • Report: Cavs could lose 1st-round pick if found guilty of helping Patrick McCaw escape restricted free agency

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently under investigation by the NBA at the request of the Golden State Warriors, who had former restricted free agent Patrick McCaw snatched from their very hands after failing to match a two-year, $6 million offer for his services. The..." January 09

  • NBA Rumors: Cavaliers F Kevin Love’s market is ‘very small,’ league executive says

    Sporting News "The Cavaliers may not have many options if they decide to move Kevin Love. The 30-year-old forward hasn’t played since Oct. 24 because of a toe issue but his name has still surfaced in recent trade rumors. The marketplace for Love, however, is expected to be..." January 09

  • NBA to Review Cavs Signing, Release of Patrick McCaw at Warriors Request

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has launched an investigation into the Cleveland Cavaliers signing and subsequent release of guard Patrick McCaw.  Marc Stein of the New York Times reported the Golden State Warriors asked the league to investigate the matter. McCaw was a restricted..." January 08

  • Will the NBA investigate Pat McCaw’s contract with the Cavs?

    Golden State Of Mind "The Golden State Warriors relationship with Patrick McCaw officially came to an end just over a week ago, when the team declined to match the offer sheet that the Cleveland Cavaliersextended to the third-year wing. But the drama surrounding the 23-year old is far from..." January 08

  • Patrick McCaw isn’t important, but being petty to the Warriors apparently still is to the Cavaliers

    SB Nation "The Patrick McCaw saga was already pretty weird before the Cavaliers made it even weirder over the past couple of weeks. Now the whole thing is somewhere near impressive in its weirdness. McCaw, a second-round pick in 2016 out of UNLV, played rotation minutes during the..." January 08

  • Their Futures Uncertain, Kevin Love, Cavs May Be Stuck with Each Other

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Love was a man of the people back in July, when he signed a four-year, $120.4 million extension to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, then posed for an impromptu selfie with construction workers at Quicken Loans Arena. Between Love's contract and a $140 million..." January 08

  • Report: Mavericks, Hornets interested in Kevin Love

    247 Sports "The Dallas Mavericks and Charlotte Hornets are both interested in trading for veteran forward Kevin Love from the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a report from Amico Hoops. Love has only appeared in four games for the Cavs this season after undergoing foot surgery in early..." January 08

  • Kevin Love unsure when he will be able to return, would like to stay in Cleveland beyond trade deadline

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love still doesn't have a clear timeline for a return following a recent visit with his doctor, but admitted he's unsure if the mid-January mark that he once mentioned is still realistic.  "I don't know," Love said Monday at Cleveland Clinic..." January 07

  • Teams Interested In Patrick McCaw

    Hoops Rumors "“About four” teams are interested in acquiring Patrick McCaw, who was waived by the Cavaliers yesterday, a source tells Mark Medina of The San Jose Mercury News. Cleveland is believed to be among that group, although some playoff contenders have expressed..." January 07

  • Cavaliers plan to waive Patrick McCaw

    NBA.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to waive guard Patrick McCaw, according to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic. McCaw -- who was an unsigned, restricted free agent to start the season -- officially joined the Cavaliers on Dec. 28 after the Golden State..." January 06

  • Did Cavaliers do favor for Patrick McCaw?

    Larry Brown Sports "Did the Cleveland Cavaliers do Patrick McCaw a big favor? It seems that way. McCaw was a restricted free agent and refused to sign a deal with the Golden State Warriors, to the point he missed the first several months of the season. Instead, he was hoping to receive an offer sheet..." January 06

  • Cavs to Sign Cameron Payne

    12 Up "Shooting guard Patrick McCaw has not had a phenomenal individual start to his NBA career. Though he won two championships with the Warriors after being selected in the second round of the 2016 draft, he's been a non-factor, and hasn't really stepped up when given the..." January 06

  • Kevin Love cleared to participate in ‘select basketball activities’

    Fear The Sword "The Cavaliers could use a healthy Kevin Love back on the court. And while no specific date for his return has been set, it appears that he is getting closer to a return. In a press release sent out on Thursday night, the Cavs say that Love has been cleared to..." January 04

  • Report: Trading Kevin Love not a top priority for the Cavaliers

    Sportsnaut "It was noted earlier in the week that the Denver Nuggets had long-standing interest in trading for injured Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love. While a trade can still be worked out, Cleveland will have to wait three weeks. The team signed Love to a max extension during..." January 04

  • Why Rodney Hood has disappointed the Cavaliers

    Cavs Nation "After receiving a disappointing return from the Boston Celtics for Kyrie Irving prior to the 2017-2018 NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers shipped out misfits Derrick Rose, Jae Crowder, and Iman Shumpert after production on both ends of the floor dropped..." January 04

  • Larry Drew on Kevin Love trade rumors: 'Anybody can be traded'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love cannot be traded. Not yet anyway. In three weeks that will officially change. But neither that reality nor the Cavaliers' commitment to Love this off-season has prevented his name from popping up in trade rumors. It's nothing..." January 03

  • LeBron James questioned Warriors’ psyche in 2016 NBA Finals

    USA Today "2016 will always be remembered as the year of LeBron. 2016 is the year LeBron James delivered Cleveland its first championship in 50-plus years, cementing his status as the GOAT. James led a historic comeback over the Golden State Warriors, who blew a 3-1 lead, and, apparently, he..." January 02

  • Fans Are Super Upset with Tristan Thompson Over This NYE Video

    Hot New Hip Hop "Khloe was trying to have some fun with her man but Tristan was caught up in conversation. Tristan Thompson appears to be not much of a dancer. The basketball player and his girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian, hit up a New Year's Eve party and fans have started to lash out over a video..." January 02

  • The most realistic Kevin Love trade the Cavs could make with the Nuggets

    Cavs Nation "With the Cleveland Cavaliers rumored to have power forward Kevin Love available for the right price and the Denver Nuggets rumored to have long-standing interest in acquiring Love, it’s time to ask if there are any viable trade packages that would..." January 02

  • Tristan Thompson doubles down on his Kyrie Irving Hall of Fame take

    NBC Sports Boston "Tristan Thompson thinks very highly of his former teammate, and no amount of blowback will change that. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man recently claimed Kyrie Irving will be a first-ballot Basketball Hall of Famer, insisting there's "nothing to argue" when you look..." January 02

  • Can Patrick McCaw help fix Cleveland Cavaliers' inability to defend point guards?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Way back on Opening Night, Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry torched the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 27 points to go with eight assists while making 10 of his 12 shots. Call it a precursor of what was to come this season. More than two months later, the..." January 02

  • Questions remain after ex-Warrior Patrick McCaw lands with Cleveland

    San Francisco Gate "Over the past six months, as restricted free agent Patrick McCaw’s contract stalemate with the Warriors lingered, his former Golden State coaches and teammates were left to wonder: Why? After a disappointing season in which he sustained a scary spinal injury, McCaw was..." January 02

  • Nuggets reportedly interested in Kevin Love

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers will certainly entertain trade offers for All-Star big man Kevin Love in the new year. Once Love returns from injury, February’s trade deadline will be approaching. That’s going to set into motion the possibility of the five-time All-Star being..." January 01

  • Rival GMs think Love is available for the right price

    Bleacher Report "Some NBA front office personnel believe Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love is "available for the proverbial right price," the New York Times' Marc Stein reported Tuesday. Stein speculated the Denver Nuggets could be one team that makes a run at Love, based on their..." January 01

  • How Tristan Thompson's injury has played a part in Collin Sexton's recent struggles

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Collin Sexton was beginning to blossom. He had just reached double figures in scoring in his 18th straight game, accomplishing a feat that not even the great Kyrie Irving did during his rookie season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Then on Dec. 10 in Milwaukee, things changed. Sexton..." December 31

  • Warriors Likely To Decline McCaw’s Offer Sheet

    Hoops Rumors "The Warriors haven’t indicated how they plan to respond to Patrick McCaw‘s offer sheet, but a pair of writers who cover the team believe they won’t match the two-year deal from the Cavaliers. Sources tell Anthony Slater of The Athletic that Golden State is..." December 29

  • Wade expected LeBron to leave Cavaliers for Lakers

    The Score "Dwyane Wade and LeBron James have developed one of the most genuine friendships in sports after being drafted a few picks apart in the 2003 NBA Draft, going head to head as Eastern Conference rivals and winning two championships as teammates with the Miami Heat. It's one of the..." December 29

  • Patrick McCaw to sign offer sheet with Cavaliers

    Sporting News "Patrick McCaw may have found his next team.  The 23-year-old guard, who has yet to play a game this season as a result of an unresolved contract situation with the Warriors, is set to sign a two-year, $6 million offer sheet from the Cavaliers, ESPN reported Friday,..." December 28

  • Report: Pelicans targeting JR Smith, others in a trade

    Sportsnaut "As the New Orleans Pelicans continue to struggle with relevance in the Western Conference, we’re hearing more rumors about Anthony Davis’ potential exit from the Bayou. In no way does this mean general manager Dell Demps an Co. are not doing everything possible to..." December 20

  • Larry Nance Jr.’s passing is how he makes himself different

    Fear The Sword "Larry Nance Jr. is part of the Cavaliers’ future. The moment he signed his four-year extension with the Cavs, he became part of the plan. Nance, at 26, is older than Collin Sexton and Cedi Osman and whatever 19-year-old player the Cavs end up taking next..." December 19

  • Cavaliers taking calls about injured star Kevin Love

    Sportsnaut "Despite being in the midst of a horrible season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have done well to trade off rather worthless veteran players for assets. This includes George Hill and Kyle Korver. We’ll give general manger Koby Altman and Co. a ton of credit for that. One..." December 19

  • Rodney Hood has no-trade clause; Would he be willing to use it to stay with Cavaliers?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With the trade deadline less than two months away and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the midst of a rebuilding season, they may soon look much different than the team that celebrated an improbable 92-91 win against the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night. There's a business..." December 19

  • Rodney Hood says he’s loving it with Cavs amid trade rumors

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Rodney Hood has been in trade rumors throughout the season. Despite all the chatter, the five-year veteran still loves playing in Cleveland. “As of right now, I’m part of the Cavs,” Hood said, per Joe Vardon of The..." December 19

  • Report: David Nwaba will start vs. Pacers if knee ‘is up to it’

    Cavs Nation "Cavs head coach Larry Drew is looking to start David Nwaba in Tuesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers, according to a report from Joe Vardon of The Athletic. During Tuesday morning’s media availability, Drew noted that he would start Nwaba — if..." December 18

  • Cavs starting to wonder if Cedi Osman is better suited coming off the bench

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers coaching staff is making the most of the season by coming out with the most efficient combination of players on the floor. From the observation, it seems that its best if second-year man Cedi Osman comes off the Cavs bench. In a report..." December 17

  • Report: NBA to allow fans to vote for All-Stars on Google

    247 Sports "The NBA is switching up the way it handles All-Star voting for the 2019 iteration of the annual exhibition.  For fans, voting for the 2019 All-Star game in Charlotte will begin at 11 a.m. EST on Christmas Day (December 25, 2018) and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Martin Luther King..." December 17

  • Kevin Love: Matthew Dellavedova will have statue like LeBron, only ‘smaller’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Matthew Dellavedova is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers after two years away with the Milwaukee Bucks courtesy of a trade last week, and it’s clear fans are thrilled to have him back. In fact, Kevin Love even referred to Dellavedova as a “folk hero” in..." December 13

  • The NBA Arenas That Did The Best And Worst On Recent Health Inspections

    Dime Magazine "On Thursday, ESPN released an exhaustive look at the health inspection scores for every major sporting venue in the United States, with a detailed breakdown of the number of restaurants and vendors within each venue that had high-level violations. Stadium concessions are an..." December 13

  • Report: Cavs’ front office determined to keep 3 players

    Cavs Nation "The Cavs are said to be interested in dealing some of their players ahead of the February deadline. Who they might trade is still up for debate, but it sounds like three members of the team have made the exempt list, including Collin Sexton, Kevin Love and Tristan..." December 13

  • Tristan Thompson tops Google's most searched athletes of 2018

    The Score "No athlete inspired more Google searches in 2018 than Tristan Thompson. The Cleveland Cavaliers center was the most searched athlete on Google across the United States and globally, beating out Olympians Lindsey Vonn and Shaun White, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell,..." December 12

  • Tristan Thompson expected to miss 2-4 weeks with sprained foot

    Fear The Sword "The Cleveland Cavaliers have been injury-ravaged all season, missing their centerpiece in Kevin Love for all but four games. One lone bright spot among this is Tristan Thompson, who has rediscovered his 2016 form and more, averaging 12 points and 11.6..." December 11