Cavaliers Rumors & News

  • LeBron, Cavs To Play At Miami On Christmas Day

    Real GM Basketball "The Miami Heat will host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Christmas Day in his first game playing against his former team. An unofficial internal schedule of select games has Cleveland playing the Heat in Miami on Christmas on ABC, according to a person familiar with the situation. " July 30

  • Durant feels tug to return home to Washington after LeBron's decision

    Yahoo! Sports "Ever since LeBron James announced he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has heard the drum beat louder for him to return to his hometown of Washington. "It's being talked about," Durant said after the U.S. team's practice for the World Cup on..." July 30

  • Waiters maintains he's the best candidate to start at two for Cavs

    CSN Northwest "Dion Waiters is enormously confident in his abilities to produce on the basketball court. It’s one of the main reasons why he’s one of the best young scorers in this league. That’s why his response to a Twitter question asking if he would accept a role of coming off the bench -- following the..." July 29

  • Michael Jordan: I don't own a number "Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers. "I'm cool with it,'' Jordan told via text message Monday morning. "I don't own a number.'' Jordan, who now owns the Charlotte Hornets, wore No. 23 during his..." July 29

  • Wade says James is his new favorite player to play against "For years, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James battled one another in the Eastern Conference. Then the two teamed up on South Beach and won two titles together. But this summer, James left Wade the way he left Cleveland, to return home. And now Wade says that James is his new top target in the league...." July 29

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Cavaliers G Dion Waiters doesn't back down from stance, telling @CSNNW "I want to start and I believe I should" on the much-improved roster.

  • NBA's opening night to feature Spurs at Cavaliers "The Boston Globe floats a rumor that the NBA could kick off the 2014-2015 season by having the defending champion San Antonio Spurs start on the road vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers with LeBron's first game back in a Cavs uniform. Rumor has it that the NBA's season-opening game on TNT will be..." July 28

  • LeBron James goes with No. 23 for his return to Cavs

    Akron Beacon Journal "LeBron James isn’t just returning to the Cavaliers. He’s returning to his old number, too. James will wear No. 23 this season with the Cavaliers, he wrote on his Twitter account Sunday. He wore that number for seven seasons with the Cavs before changing to No. 6 when he joined the Miami..." July 28

  • Love may be requesting trade to Cavaliers

    Fox Sports "Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love is perhaps adding a new twist to recent trade talks by indicating he wants to be dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Multiple league sources told FOX Sports Ohio on Friday they are under the impression Love has relayed his desire for a trade to..." July 27

  • Wolves, Bulls ganging up on Cavs to weaken Cleveland's supporting cast? "Turns out we've been looking at this Kevin Love deal all wrong, because to date we've been looking mostly at the Cleveland Cavaliers -- the team that would have to part with rookie Andrew Wiggins to get Love. Should the Cavs trade Wiggins? Should they not? That's been the debate and focus, but..." July 25

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Cavaliers signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins today. He can't be traded for 30 days.

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    Continue to hear, despite Andrew Wiggins' name likely coming up in talks, Cavs have not offered him in any trade proposal.

  • Separating fact from fiction when it comes to the Cavs trading for Kevin Love

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers signed LeBron James, the team's rumor mill has been preoccupied with one player: Minnesota's Kevin Love. The Timberwolves are willing to field calls on the three-time NBA All-Star power forward who has made clear his interest in finding a new team in the final..." July 24

  • Ray Allen leaning toward joining Cavaliers

    Boston Globe "Former Celtic and Heat standout Ray Allen is leaning towards returning for a 19th NBA season and joining former teammate LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a league source. Allen, who turned 39 Sunday, has been pondering retirement since the Heat lost in the NBA Finals to..." July 24

  • Anthony Bennett is breathing free, literally, after tonsil surgery he hopes will help raise his game

    Yahoo! Sports "Anthony Bennett's rookie season could have gone worse. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward could have been framed for a murder he didn't commit, for one thing, or forced to play a deadly yearlong game of cat-and-mouse with a deranged genius bent on world domination; either of those things would have..." July 24

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    #Cavs expect to receive Andrew Wiggins' signed contract paperwork on Thursday. Thus will begin 30-day clock when he can't be traded.

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    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    Cavs signed Joe Harris to a 3-year deal - 3rd season non-guaranteed - $2.7 mil total

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Report: 76ers, Nuggets, Celtics could be third team in Love trade "The Sporting News reports that teams are "lining up" to try and be the third team in a potential Kevin Love deal, no matter who gets Love. The Nuggets, 76ers, and Boston are mentioned as potential landing spots for extra assets in a Love deal. "When a deal like this takes a long time, there..." July 23

  • Cavaliers have to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love

    SB Nation "In normal circumstances, Cleveland ought to cling tightly to Andrew Wiggins, much as it clung tightly to Kyrie Irving over the past three years. Usually, you keep the potential superstar on a rookie deal instead of chasing an older superstar on a hefty contract. It's pretty basic fare in NBA..." July 23

  • LeBron James apologizes to neighbors with delivery of cupcakes

    Akron Beacon Journal "LeBron James may be in China, but he and his family are still thinking of his hometown. Employees from Baker Blvd. Decadent Desserts in Fairlawn dropped off cupcakes Tuesday night to James’ Bath Township neighbors. Included with the dozen cupcakes was an apology note from James for the “chaos”..." July 23

  • Report: Kevin Love Trade To Cavs ‘Deal Is Done’; No Timetable Given

    NESN "Anyone is capable of landing a big news scoop, not just the usual suspects at the major outlets. So when somebody claims to have inside information before anyone else, it is worth noting — just take it with a sizable grain of salt. A trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers..." July 23

  • Rumor: Sixers have ‘strong interest’ in Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters

    Pro Basketball Talk "One of the more interesting aspects of the Cavaliers inching closer to trading for Kevin Love will be to see what their roster ultimately looks like when all is said and done. Cleveland has some promising pieces already in place, and the most interesting of them all might be Dion Waiters —..." July 23

  • Cavs' summer of Love, and LeBron, already one wild ride

    Fox Sports Ohio "Random thoughts on the Cavaliers' never-ending run of fun and fury: 1. It's been insane. That's really the only way to explain the Cavs' offseason. But when you consider the past four years, and the fact LeBron James has returned to Cleveland, it's been crazy in a good (even great) way. 2...." July 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Utah's trading John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to Cleveland for Carrick Felix, future 2nd and $1M, sources tell Yahoo.

  • Sources: Cavs looking for trade parts for deal for Kevin Love

    Yahoo! Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers are working to obtain non-guaranteed contracts through trades that could be a part of a package with Minnesota to acquire All-Star forward Kevin Love, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Cleveland's discussions with Minnesota have escalated with the Cavaliers' willingness..." July 22

  • Report: Cavaliers to sign Andrew Wiggins as early as Wednesday

    Pro Basketball Talk "We passed along the report a couple of days ago that the Cavaliers were expected to sign Andrew Wiggins to his rookie contract sometime this week, and discussed at the time how that may or may not impact any trade talks Cleveland has going with the Timberwolves on a potential deal for Kevin..." July 22

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Cavs to sign No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins to a standard 2-year rookie contract with two option years,source told Yahoo. @twithersAP broke story

  • Business partner: Maverick Carter: LeBron decision 'in his heart' "Maverick Carter, LeBron James' business partner, says he didn't push James to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, nor did anyone else in the NBA superstar's inner circle. "This was a decision that LeBron made in his heart," Carter told's Jason Whitlock on the Real Talk podcast. "We..." July 22

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Cavs, Andrew Wiggins near deal "The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to sign No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract in the coming week, according to sources close to the process. Sources told that the Cavaliers' delay in signing the former Kansas star has nothing to do with the prospect of Wiggins..." July 21

  • Coach K: "Not one second of hesitancy, I'd trade (Wiggins) for Kevin Love" "In an interview with John Feinstein on CBS Sports radio, Duke and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down what he would do in the Cleveland Cavaliers' position of trying to decide whether to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. The verdict? He'd trade for Love. Click here to listen to the..." July 21

  • NBA store has sold out of LeBron replica Cavaliers jerseys

    Pro Basketball Talk "Once LeBron James made his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers known, fans couldn’t wait to show their support by re-upping with some new gear — so much so that the NBA store apparently has sold out of its initial supply of replica jerseys. From Darren Rovell of ESPN: The..." July 20

  • Akron minor league baseball team celebrates LeBron return with burger "An Akron, Ohio minor league baseball team is celebrating the return of LeBron James to Cleveland... with a burger. From via Hardwood Paroxysm: The RubberDucks on Saturday introduced a new item to its "Extreme Foods" menu, the "Return Of the King Burger," in honor of LeBron James'..." July 20

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    darren rovell @darrenrovell

    The @NBAStore says it has now sold out of LeBron replica Cavs home, away & alternate jerseys.

  • Cavs' Irving: It will be a pleasure to learn from LeBron

    Fox Sports "When it comes to the Cavaliers' big offseason pickup, Kyrie Irving is no different than anybody. "I have a great feeling," Irving said, wearing a sly smile. Irving was speaking about the new Cavs, the Cavs of LeBron James, Part II. "It's an exciting time, I can tell you that," Irving said..." July 20

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    Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

    As if Heat fans weren't enamored with Birdman already: Cleveland came after him big time, but he never wavered on Miami.

  • LeBron James has reached out to Kevin Love about Cavaliers "Yahoo Sports reports that LeBron James has reached out to Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love to tell him he wants him to join the Cavaliers. This follows word from Thursday afternoon that the Cavs are suddenly open to the possibility of trading Andrew Wiggins for Love, as it seems..." July 19

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Cavs G/F Andrew Wiggins has not been made available to Wolves or anyone, multiple league sources tell @CSNNW. They're not budging right now.

  • Andrew Wiggins says he hasn’t been told anything by Cavaliers, he’s not worried about rumors

    Pro Basketball Talk "The rumors have been swirling and conflicting — either Andrew Wiggins has been offered to Minnesota in a trade for Kevin Love, or he hasn’t been put in any deals. LeBron James apparently has called Love up and pitched coming to Cleveland to the All-Star power forward. Andrew Wiggins said he’s..." July 19

  • Seraphin shares an agent with LeBron James, visits Cleveland

    CSN Washington "Here are a list of things that have taken place this week: The Wizards re-signed power forward Drew Gooden The Wizards traded for C/PF DeJuan Blair The Wizards came to terms with free agent big man Kris Humphries Kevin Seraphin went to visit Cleveland These items may have no relation at..." July 18

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    Probasketballdraft @Probballdraft

    Not to burst Cavs fans bubble but if Warriors are willing to include Thompson that trumps Cavs. Wolves prefer Klay bc more ready per source.

  • Cavaliers Offering Wiggins, Bennett For Love "The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a blockbuster trade centered around Kevin Love and the league's last two No. 1 draft picks, league sources told ESPN. In an attempt to add Love, a three-time All-Star, the Cavaliers are willing to part with Andrew Wiggins and..." July 18

  • LeBron plays numbers game: Wear 6 or 23? "It has been a week since LeBron James announced he would return to Cleveland. And yet, in those seven days, James still hasn't confirmed for the team what number he would be wearing. James' website,, briefly showed him in a No. 6 jersey, but that was soon replaced. James took..." July 18

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    darren rovell @darrenrovell

    Cavaliers now allowing fans to pre-order an authentic LeBron jersey for $300.

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    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Andrew Wiggins has not been offered for Kevin Love. Klay Thompson has not been offered for Kevin Love. This is where things stand.

  • Miami north? New Cav Miller recruiting Allen "Mike Miller told ESPN Radio on Thursday that he's trying to recruit Ray Allen to sign with the Cavaliers, pointing to the veteran as the kind of player that will help LeBron James and his new team in key spots in the playoffs. Miller, who agreed to join his good friend James and sign with the..." July 18

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    LeBron James has reached to tell Kevin Love of his desire for them to play together with the Cavaliers, front office sources tell Yahoo.

  • LeBron most popular male athlete, says poll "LeBron James is the most popular male athlete in America for the first time in his career. So says a new Harris Poll, which surveyed what it says is a representative sample of 2,241 people in the U.S. last month. James, whose highest ranking was No. 2 last season, topped retired Chicago..." July 18

  • Cavs now willing to include Wiggins in Kevin Love deal

    The Morning Journal "Ever since LeBron James returned to Cleveland, talks have intensified for All-Star power forward Kevin Love. Rumors have surfaced that the Cavaliers wouldn’t include rookie swingman Andrew Wiggins in any possible deal for the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star. A league source said on July 17 that..." July 17