Cavaliers Rumors & News

  • Dan Gilbert reportedly giving Cavs championship rings to janitors, food vendors and police

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "From LeBron James down to the guy who sold you a hot dog on a Wednesday night at The Q, the entire Cavaliers' family is getting a 2016 NBA championship ring. Majority owner Dan Gilbert and his partners decided to present rings to more than 1,000 full and part-time employees throughout the..." September 28

  • Lue intent on limiting stubborn LeBron's minutes

    ESPN "The challenge for Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue in his first full season at the helm isn't just how to direct LeBron James when he's on the court but also figuring out a way to keep the 14-year veteran off it. As Cavs training camp opens this week, Lue said maintaining James, 31, for the..." September 28

  • Knicks' Noah: 'We gotta beat' LeBron in playoffs

    sny.tv "Joakim Noah isn't afraid to mix it up with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers -- and Carmelo Anthony thinks that's exactly what the Knicks will need to compete with the NBA champions. Coincidentally enough, the Knicks will open the regular season in Cleveland on Oct. 25 when the Cavs will..." September 28

  • LeBron weighs in on Heat likely cutting ties with Chris Bosh

    Fox Sports "It's been more than two years since LeBron James was a member of the Miami Heat, ending his four-year run with the team not on the best of terms in the summer of 2014. Since then, James has seen his good friend and Heat franchise player Dwyane Wade leave Miami this summer for the Bulls after..." September 28

  • David Griffin: Cavs have made an 'incredibly competitive and aggressive offer' to re-sign J.R. Smith

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When the Cleveland Cavaliers assembled in Santa Barbara, California last week for a team workout, hoping to set the tone for the upcoming season, there was an unmistakable absence: J.R. Smith. The team's starting shooting guard was also missing as the reigning NBA champions gathered inside..." September 27

  • LeBron James' 'personal goal' is to surpass Michael Jordan as the NBA's greatest

    Fox Sports "Through 13 NBA seasons, 12 All-Star Games, seven NBA Finals appearances, four league MVP awards, three championships and one scoring title, LeBron James has batted away comparisons to Michael Jordan and their comparative standing in league history. As he begins season No. 14 three championships..." September 27

  • Cavaliers contacted Norris Cole, Mario Chalmers, Kirk Hinrich to replace Mo Williams

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavs general manager David Griffin and coach Tyronn Lue were about 30 minutes late getting to the podium for the start of media day Monday. The reason: About 10 minutes before they were supposed to speak, Griffin received a phone call from Raymond Brothers, Mo Williams' agent. Williams..." September 27

  • What NBA players and coaches are saying about national anthem protests

    USA Today "As NBA teams hold their annual media days before training camps tip off, players and coaches across the league are speaking out in the wake of the national anthem protests that have swept the sports world in recent weeks. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry: "I respect everybody’s..." September 27

  • ESPN’s deal with the NBA is killing Disney stock

    New York Post "As NBA training camps open Tuesday, one of the league’s most important players has already been placed on disability. Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible downgraded Disney stock on Monday in response to “a massive increase in NBA costs” for ESPN. Disney’s deal to televise NBA games, with its..." September 27

  • LeBron James Says The Unsigned J.R. Smith Is ‘The Most Liked Guy On The Team’

    Dime Magazine "Last week, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted a mini-camp in California. James spent time filming part of their workout, showing clips of everyone in the gym with one notable exception: JR Smith. Smith opted out of his contract back in July and the free agent still hasn’t come to..." September 26

  • LeBron James will stand during anthem, respects Colin Kaepernick's protest

    CBS Sports "Media day is the first chance reporters have to ask NBA players and coaches about the things going on in today's pro sports climate. One of those things currently is standing or protesting during the playing of the national anthem before sporting events. The NFL has been going through certain..." September 26

  • Mo Williams changed his mind again and is retiring from the Cavaliers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Mo Williams changed his mind, yet again. Williams, 33, informed the Cavaliers just before Media Day Monday that he was retiring from basketball, not even a week after announcing via Twitter that he would return for one more season. Cleveland general manager David Griffin said at the top of..." September 26

  • DeAndre Liggins' Cavs contract partially guaranteed; dialogue with J.R. Smith continues

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "DeAndre Liggins, an NBA journeyman and former D-League defensive player of the year who impressed the Cavs this summer, is coming to training camp today on a partially guaranteed contract. Liggins, 28, is a 6-6 wing from the University of Kentucky who last played in the NBA with the Heat during..." September 26

  • Irving: 'My life's changed drastically' since Game 7 shot

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Kyrie Irving who strode up Eagle Avenue Saturday morning, the street between Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena, leading a walk of dozens for charity, was a changed man. Yes, Irving's life is different now from, say, June 19, with about 54.9 seconds left in Game 7 of the NBA Finals...." September 25

  • Cavaliers concerned about Iman Shumpert beyond DUI

    Pro Basketball Talk "Iman Shumpert was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DUI and reportedly cited for marijuana possession. Terry Pluto of The Cleveland Plain Dealer on the Cavaliers: That part is not huge unless it’s something that’s reoccurring. They are concerned about Shumpert in general." September 23

  • Dahntay Jones To Rejoin Cavs At Training Camp

    Hoops Rumors "Veteran shooting guard Dahntay Jones has agreed to join the defending champion Cavaliers for training camp on a non-guaranteed contract, according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. The 35-year-old Jones was signed by Cleveland just before the end of the regular season this spring. He appeared in..." September 22

  • Report: NBA not planning to change rule requiring players to stand for national anthem

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA and union are discussing how to handle expected national-anthem protests, a movement started by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the Star Spangled Banner in objection to police brutality against blacks. Unlike the NFL, the NBA has an explicit rule for the anthem:..." September 22

  • Show produced by LeBron James gets script commitment from NBC

    Larry Brown Sports "A new show that lists LeBron James as one of its executive producers is in the early stages of coming together as a series on NBC. Nellie Andreeva of Deadline is reporting that NBC has given a script commitment with penalty to “There Goes the Neighborhood,” a comedy being produced in part by..." September 22

  • NBA Sends Letter to Players Explaining How It Plans to Help Local Communities

    Complex "At the 2016 ESPY Awards, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James took the stage at the start of the show to call for change in their respective communities in light of the police brutality and violence that has plagued many different parts of the country. "We all feel..." September 22

  • Tyronn Lue: The Cavs already 'miss' J.R. Smith -- the 'heart and soul' of the team

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Tyronn Lue says the Cavaliers are "in a good place" now that they're together in California for LeBron James' minicamp, save for one thing. The guys, Lue included, really miss J.R. Smith. "The biggest thing is we miss J.R. I mean, you can feel it," Lue told cleveland.com in a phone interview..." September 22

  • NBA, players' union outline joint 'meaningful action' plan in letter

    ESPN "The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have worked together over the past several days to create a plan for handling potential protests by players during the national anthem, sources told ESPN.com. NBA commissioner Adam Silver and union executive director Michele Roberts on..." September 22

  • Which NBA teams should tank in 2016–17?

    SI "NBA practices open next week, and hopes are high in cities all over the league. But I'm not here to talk about hope. This is about reality. This is about maturity. It's about about staring hope in the face, and answering back with pragmatism. It's about burning down the forest so that the heat can..." September 22

  • Mo Williams announces he'll return to Cavaliers for final season

    CBS Sports "Fear not, Mo Williams fans. The guard is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers for one more season. He announced the news on Twitter: This will be Williams' 14th season. After that, he will retire, he confirmed to ESPN's Chris Haynes. Earlier this offseason, he reportedly contemplated calling it..." September 21

  • LeBron James, Mark Wahlberg working on movie together

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Actor Mark Wahlberg shed some light on that Instagram photo LeBron James posted of the two of them earlier this month. "He and I are talking about doing a movie together," Wahlberg told Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday. "It's actually a great idea,"..." September 21

  • Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert are married

    Page Six "It’s been a good few weeks for Teyana Taylor. The singer, whose body stole the show in the risqué video for Kanye West’s “Fade,” confirmed she’s a married woman on Tuesday’s “Wendy Williams Show.” While Taylor was coy when first asked if she and Iman Shumpert had finally taken the plunge –..." September 20

  • Rare LeBron James rookie card expected to fetch up to $200,000 at auction

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The world's rarest and most valuable LeBron James basketball trading card according to some collectors is currently up for auction. And with fewer than two weeks remaining, bids are expected to reach $200,000. Sports memorabilia expert Ken Goldin says a collector pulled the one-of-a-kind card..." September 20

  • Every NBA team's best and worst player according to NBA 2K17

    Fox Sports "NBA 2K17 officially releases today, and one of the best aspects of playing the yearly basketball sim before the NBA season kicks off is seeing how each team's new arrivals and rookies look on the court. Many of the rookies selected in the 2016 draft didn't get much love from the ratings wizards at..." September 20

  • Tristan Thompson Left His Pregnant GF Jordan Craig For Khloe Kardashian

    Black Sports Online "As you know now Khloe Kardashian is now dating Cleveland Cavaliers center and NBA champions Tristan Thompson. Their relationship was hidden for a minute, but now it is very much public as you can see from Khloe’s snapchat. Thompson had been in a long-term relationship with model Jordan..." September 19

  • J.R. Smith plans to skip Cavaliers minicamp this week

    ESPN "Shooting guard J.R. Smith will not attend the Cleveland Cavaliers' minicamp this week in California as he and the team remain at an impasse in contract talks, sources told ESPN.com. Cavs players and coaches are gathering for workouts for several days this week in Santa Barbara ahead of the..." September 19

  • J.R. Smith said he hopes to re-sign with the Cavs 'soon,' but there's a catch

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "J.R. Smith said he would sign a new contract with the Cavaliers "soon, I hope," which could in theory mean the team had all five of its starters from its 2016 championship back in the fold by the start of training camp. In theory. Smith, 31, is still a free agent and neither he nor the Cavs..." September 17

  • Iman Shumpert Hit With DUI & Weed Possession Charges

    TMZ "Cleveland Cavs star Iman Shumpert has been hit with charges stemming from his arrest last month in Georgia ... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, the 26-year-old guard was pulled over outside of Atlanta on August 10th for a lane change violation. " September 17

  • He made millions in the NBA. Now Darius Miles is bankrupt

    Belleville News-Democrat "Former East St. Louis Flyers basketball standout Darius Miles was a first-round draft pick with the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2000 NBA draft with a contract worth $9 million. He starred in a movie with Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds. He landed an endorsement with Michael Jordan’s athletic..." September 17

  • Iman Shumpert on IG Addresses Rumors He Cheated on Teyana Taylor

    Hollywood Life "Iman Shumpert for the win! After fans thought the NBA star was cheating on Teyana Taylor with Sarah Snyder, he shut everyone down! Now, HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY learned that he gave his girl GORGEOUS roses and more! We found out what REALLY went down inside their romance when the rumors..." September 16

  • Iman Shumpert raps: ‘You best believe I’m going to take me a knee for the anthem’

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert may be joining Colin Kaepernick's protest of the mistreatment of blacks in America by taking a knee for the national anthem. In a rap song Shumpert recorded and released on the entertainment blog karencivil.com titled "His Story" on Friday, he said "you best..." September 16

  • J.R. Smith says he doesn’t want to take advantage of Cavaliers in contract negotiations

    Complex "As he rolls up to the first hole, J.R. Smith is asked where he’s playing from. “The tips,” he says, as if you didn’t already know the answer. Because where else would the enigmatic Cleveland Cavaliers guard, liable to pull up from anywhere at anytime on the hardwood, tee off from but the..." September 16

  • Iman Shumpert is spending his NBA offseason playing Pokemon Go

    The Comeback "The novelty of Pokemon Go may have fizzled as the summer wore on, but Iman Shumpert of the Cleveland Cavaliers appears to still be catching them all while he still can before the start of a new season. Teammate Kyrie Irving spilled the beans with a video on his Instagram page showing Shumpert..." September 16

  • Sources: Former coach David Blatt will get championship ring from Cavs

    Akron Beacon Journal "David Blatt is getting one more parting gift from the Cavaliers: a championship ring. Blatt was fired at the midpoint of the Cavs’ championship season, but the team has ordered a ring for him, too, multiple sources confirmed to the Beacon Journal. He is now the head coach of Darüsşafaka Doğuş..." September 15

  • NBA Rumor: Cavs trading Iman Shumpert to Wolves, Lakers?

    Yibada "The Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves could be among the potential destinations for Iman Shumpert, with the Cleveland Cavaliers possibly attempting to trade the 26-year-old shooting guard in hopes of improving their roster. Sam Amico of Amico Hoops claimed that the Cavs were trying..." September 14

  • NBA players are on deck to spread protests as baseball shies away

    Sporting News "Someone finally thought to ask the obvious question about Colin Kaepernick and other football players using the games as protest platforms: why only football? Isn’t there another major American sport going on right now where players can follow his lead? The Orioles’ Adam Jones answered it,..." September 13

  • Cavaliers, Eric Moreland Agree To Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers continue to fill out their roster for training camp, according to international basketball journalist David Pick, who reports (via Twitter) that Eric Moreland has agreed to a camp deal with the team. Pick first indicated two weeks ago that the Cavs were eyeing Moreland as a potential..." September 13

  • Tyronn Lue Discusses Allen Iverson as a Coach

    TMZ "Coach Allen Iverson??? Maybe ... 'cause his buddy, Tyronn Lue -- coach of the world champion Cleveland Cavs has invited his old nemesis to join his bench. In case you missed it, Iverson gave Lue a big shout-out during his Hall of Fame induction speech this weekend ... and said they became..." September 13

  • Hawks Announce Plans To Host First-Ever Unity Game vs. Cavaliers

    NBA.com "The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club today announced plans to host a unique game experience, celebrating multicultural groups, diverse populations and organizations committed to improving relations amongst different groups, in its first-ever Unity Game on Monday, Oct. 10th as the team takes on the..." September 12

  • Kenny Smith Taylor Swift Needs A New Man ... Kyrie Irving!!!

    TMZ "Beware, Kyrie Irving ... Kenny Smith thinks a horrible breakup song should be written about you ... 'cause the ex-NBA star says Irving should be the next man up ... to date Taylor Swift. Smith was out in L.A. when we wanted to know if it's time for the newly single T-Sweezy to give the NBA..." September 11

  • Allen Iverson promised to 'destroy' Tyronn Lue in Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals

    Fox Sports "This weekend, Allen Iverson is scheduled to enter the NBA's Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. The former Philadelphia 76ers/Denver Nuggets point guard isn't just a man -- he's a myth, and his legendary stories, highlights, and quotes stretch for as far as the eye can see. On Friday, we got..." September 09

  • LeBron James' Company Sells a Scripted Sports Medicine Drama to NBC

    Complex "LeBron James' company SpringHill Entertainment has sold a scripted sports medicine show to NBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show doesn't have a title yet, but it does have a general plot description. It's going to be about a doctor who specializes in treating the biggest stars in..." September 09

  • Cavs Anticipating 35 Percent Drop On Tax Bill In 16-17

    Real GM Basketball "The Cleveland Cavaliers will have their tax bill drop by an estimated 35 percent even after they re-sign J.R. Smith. The Cavaliers paid $54 million in luxury tax last season, $34 million more than the next highest team. The figure for the 16-17 season will drop to the $35 million range even..." September 09

  • The best NBA free agents still on the board

    Today's Fastbreak "Jesus Gomez ByJesus GomezPosted on September 8, 2016 It’s September, which means most NBA teams have largely gone into deep offseason mode. Rosters are mostly set and training camp doesn’t start for a few more weeks. The work that needed to be done over the summer is mostly over in all but..." September 09

  • Shumpert arrested outside Atlanta on suspicion of DUI

    Fox 8 Cleveland "Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was arrested in Georgia on suspicion of driving under the influence, the team announced on Friday. Shumpert was pulled over in Fayette County outside of Atlanta on Aug. 10 for a lane violation, according to the Cavaliers. The team released the following..." September 09

  • LeBron James, Chris Paul served in Billy Hunter lawsuit

    ESPN "LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers teammate James Jones and Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul have been served with notices of deposition in former NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter's wrongful termination lawsuit against the National Basketball Players Association, sources said..." September 09

  • Cavaliers will reportedly sign recently waived Celtic John Holland

    Today's Fastbreak "According to international reporter David Pick, the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to sign shooting guard John Holland after he was waived by the Boston Celtics at the end of August. He reportedly will have a chance to make the Cavaliers’ roster. After going undrafted in the 2011 NBA Draft out..." September 09

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