Cavaliers Rumors & News

  • Court-crashing Cavs fan who approached LeBron says his arena ban has been lifted

    Fox Sports "In the fourth quarter of a Cavaliers-Heat game in March 2013 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Cavs superfan James Blair dashed onto the court during live action with a message on his shirt for LeBron James: "We Miss You" (front) and "2014 Come Back" (back). Officials stopped play, but..." September 23

  • Cavaliers signing A.J. Price

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavs will bring veteran point guard A.J. Price to training camp. He played in only 28 games for Minnesota last season, and saw little action. The 6-foot-2 Price has played in 235 NBA games, averaging 5.9 points and shooting .381 from the field for his career." September 22

  • LeBron: "Kyrie can be the best PG in the league" "The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to have a brand new look this season, and hometown boy LeBron James is pretty excited about the makeup of the team - especially at the point guard position. Kyrie Irving, the Cavs' No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft, has blossomed into an NBA..." September 18

  • LeBron James' hair has grown back, apparently

    Fox Sports "It's been quite an offseason for NBA superstar LeBron James: first he emotionally departed from the Miami Heat in free agency to return home to the Cleveland Cavaliers (minus the Boys and Girls Club this time), then he shed some serious weight thanks to a carb-cutting diet, and now it appears that..." September 17

  • LeBron unveils new shoe as Cavs camp nears "LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first. He was at Nike's corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe, the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the..." September 17

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    Luol Deng report says Cavs "have major locker room issues" and are "a mess because Kyrie and Dion don't get along."

  • Cavs to hold lottery for single-game tickets "The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Friday that they will sell single-game tickets through an unprecedented monthly lottery system. With demand at an all-time high thanks to the return of LeBron James, the team decided the best way to allow fans to get a shot at seeing the team that is now..." September 13

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Undrafted PG Chris Crawford signed a two-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including partial guarantee, league sources tell RealGM.

  • Broken up with Wolves, Love talks commitment with Cavs

    Fox Sports North "The world's best, rather than a mess. Instead of Brew, Uncle Drew. Promises and affinity, rather than discourse and remorse. At its outset, Kevin Love's Cleveland tenure resembles everything his time in the Twin Cities wasn't. New hope abounds in the Land of 10,000 Lakes after the blockbuster..." September 09

  • Shawn Marion officially signs with Cavaliers "Shawn Marion is joining the Cavaliers, the latest addition in what's already been an incredible offseason in Cleveland. There had been reports of a deal in mid-August, but Marion, via his Instagram account, confirmed the move with a simple "Done deal" caption. A 17-year NBA veteran, Marion..." September 09

  • Mike Miller: I felt like Cleveland gave me the best opportunity to win

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers shooting guard Mike Miller could've gone somewhere else in free agency. Other teams offered more money. Some of them might've given him more playing time. But that's not what appealed to Miller after wrapping up his 14th season in the NBA. Instead, one of the best three-point shooters..." September 07

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Cavaliers are scheduled to bring in free agent point guard Julyan Stone for a workout on Tuesday and Wednesday, a league source says.

  • Kyrie Irving practices, 'ready to go' "Team USA starting point guard Kyrie Irving is "100 percent" for Saturday's game against Mexico at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, according to coach Mike Krzyzewski. Krzyzewski told reporters Friday that Irving is having no lingering issues from the hard fall onto his back during the final..." September 06

  • Kyrie Irving suffers hip injury after fall in Team USA blowout "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving took a nasty fall in Team USA's 95-71 win over Ukraine in FIBA World Cup group play Thursday and had to be helped back to the locker room. Irving took quite a while to get up and was eventually helped back to the locker room. We'll keep you updated on his..." September 04

  • Source: Spurs working out free agent Earl Clark

    Sporting News "Free-agent forward Earl Clark, who followed up a breakthrough year with the Lakers by bouncing between the Cavaliers and Knicks last year, will be working out this week for the defending champion Spurs, a source told Sporting News. Clark is in San Antonio today and will be there through..." September 02

  • Timofey Mozgov not pushing to leave Nuggets in trade to Cavaliers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Yes, Timofey Mozgov would enjoy playing for David Blatt, his coach on the Russian national team. Of course, Mozgov would like lining up next to LeBron James, a superstar who makes his teammates better. But despite rumors of the Cavaliers trying to trade for him, Mozgov insists he doesn’t..." September 02

  • Cavs' Anderson Varejao: 'A lot of people' said he should ask for trade "Cleveland Cavaliers big man Anderson Varejao has been mentioned as a possible trade chip for the past few seasons, and with good reason. Cleveland was always in the lottery, and Varejao was in his late 20s and early 30s. The Cavs never moved him, though, whether it was because they wanted him in..." September 02

  • Anderson Varejao: "I want to retire in Cleveland"

    Fear The Sword "Anderson Varejao has long been a fan favorite, and it appears that he loves Cleveland as much as it loves him. Throughout the past four years it seems like no player on the Cleveland Cavaliers has been involved in more trade rumors than Anderson Varejao. On a team going through a rebuild it..." September 02

  • LeBron James is understandably thrilled that Kevin Durant signed with Nike

    USA Today "Kevin Durant having the opportunity to opt out of his Nike contract created a market for a historic amount of money being thrown around by competing for not only Durant but for what would have been a monumental business accomplishment for Under Armour. The Baltimore-based company, according to..." September 01

  • Varejao feeling healthy after tough four years without LeBron "Derrick Rose isn’t the only player looking to use the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup as a springboard to a healthier and more successful NBA season for a title contender. Cavs center Anderson Varejao would love to put some injury issues behind him as well. In the four years since LeBron James..." September 01

  • Report: Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade great for Wolves ticket sales "The Minnesota Timberwolves have discovered a new, exciting formula for selling season tickets: 1. Trade superstar for Canadians 2. Bring Canadians to state fair 3. Profit! After sending Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-way trade that returned Andrew Wiggins, Anthony..." August 31

  • Cavs GM David Griffin: 'We're going to need to add' rim protection "Since it became apparent that the Cleveland Cavaliers had a shot of signing LeBron James, there has been talk about their rim protection. Cleveland's only real presence around the basket on defense is Anderson Varejao, and he's had recurring injury issues for years. Adding Kevin Love, who is not a..." August 29

  • David Griffin defends Cavaliers’ pursuit of John Calipari

    Pro Basketball Talk "The No. 1 reason LeBron James signed with the Cavaliers is because he was born in Northeast Ohio. The No. 1 reason Kevin Love approved a trade to the Cavaliers was because LeBron had already signed. So, Cleveland’s great offseason was set in motion for reasons outside the Cavaliers’..." August 29

  • Dion Waiters stays in Cleveland: King's orders "Dion Waiters was en route to Los Angeles last month for a weeklong workout session with pro basketball trainer Rob McClanaghan, an annual West Coast trip that had become as much a part of Waiters' offseason routine as the trade rumors that always seem to include his name, when his cellphone..." August 27

  • Cavs' Dion Waiters fasted, cut carbs to drop 12 pounds "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters is excited about the possibilities with LeBron James and Kevin Love on his team next year, and he's prepared for the season differently this summer, via Mike Sielski of the Philadelphia Inquirer: What he has a chance to be now, with James and Love, is..." August 27

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

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    ESPN Cleveland @ESPNCleveland

    .@TheRealTRizzo: Zydrunas Ilgauskas is attempting a comeback to the NBA. #Cavs Listen to The Really Big Show on

  • Agent: Zydrunas Ilgauskas Isn't Considering Comeback

    Real GM Basketball "Zydrunas Ilgauskas has been retired for three seasons and the Cleveland Cavaliers retired his No. 11 last season, but he could be considering a comeback. ESPN Cleveland radio host Tony Rizzo first talked about an Ilgauskas return on Sunday and reiterated the possiblity on Monday." August 26

  • Cavs trying to trade for Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov "The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio. Mozgov played for Cavaliers head coach David Blatt on the Russian national team. Blatt told Russian outlet..." August 26

  • Kobe Bryant's text to LeBron James after The Decision was so Kobe Bryant

    Sporting News "Kobe Bryant is supremely confident. This is a secret to no one. And because of that confidence, there is no doubt in his mind that he is the best player in the world, even at age 36. In one of a series of untold Bryant stories, Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report provides details that explain who..." August 26

  • Kevin Love to wear No. 0 with Cavaliers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "For the first time in his basketball career, Kevin Love will be holding up a No. 0 jersey when he's officially introduced as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers at a press conference Tuesday. The number along with a line of merchandise bearing his name were revealed on the team's website over..." August 26

  • LeBron James' departure was key to Cavs' long-term success

    SB Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers will have what looks to be their best team ever when they begin their season on Oct. 30. On paper, it's hard to argue against the 2014-15 edition of the Wine and Gold Express. You have LeBron at the sustained peak of his powers to go with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in..." August 25

  • Kyrie Irving to start at point guard for Team USA "‎Kyrie Irving will start opposite Goran Dragic at point guard Tuesday night when Team USA plays Slovenia in its final tuneup game leading into the FIBA World Cup. But Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski, in tabbing Irving as his starter against the Dragic-led Slovenians, told that one..." August 25

  • Cavs, Heat interested in Emeka Okafor; won't be ready until midseason "Even after losing an entire season to injury, Emeka Okafor is a man in demand. Roughly half of the league, I'm told, has registered interest this summer in Okafor, despite the fact that the 31-year-old free agent lost the entire 2013-14 season while recovering from a serious neck..." August 25

  • Wiggins’ HS coach: ‘Andrew could care less what LeBron thinks of him’ "That’s the message delivered by the last two men who coached the No. 1 Draft pick. When the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shipped Wiggins — shunned by LeBron James since the day the King announced his return to Cleveland six weeks ago — to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love on Saturday, he..." August 25

  • Love traded to Cavs, Wiggins headed to Minnesota

    Pro Basketball Talk "We’ve known this was coming, now the waiting is over. It didn’t take long on the first day Andrew Wiggins could be traded for the deal to go down — he is headed to Minnesota as part of a three-team trade that forms a super team in Cleveland with Kevin Love joining LeBron James and Kyrie..." August 24

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    Chris Ballard @SI_ChrisBallard

    KB believes players like him & LeBron are underpaid (put LBJ free market at ~ $75 mil). Believes important to set an example in contracts...

  • Cavs Sign Dwight Powell "The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed forward Dwight Powell, the 45th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league policy, terms of the contract were not released. Powell played four years at Stanford,..." August 23

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    LeBron James @KingJames

    Welcome to the Land @kevinlove!

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    John Shipley @johnDshipley

    #twolves release trade details in ad, guessing in both papers. This from today's early @PioneerPress Sunday edition

  • Suns make late Kevin Love pitch "With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Phoenix Suns reached out to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for guard Eric Bledsoe, sources told The..." August 23

  • Sources: Love to Cavs deal done "The Minnesota Timberwolves have an agreement in principle to acquire Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins as part of a three-team trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavaliers, according to sources with knowledge of the teams' deal..." August 23

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Source close to K-Love talks says Cavs/Wolves/Sixers are planning three-team trade as opposed to separate deals ... barring any late tweaks

  • Cavs Complete Coaching Staff "The Cavaliers have finalized their coaching staff and named Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier, Larry Drew, and James Posey as assistant coaches on head coach David Blatt’s staff, Cavs General Manager David Griffin and Blatt announced today. They join Tyronn Lue, who was named associate head coach..." August 19

  • Kyrie Irving's Transformation Starts With Admission He Needs LeBron, Cavs' New Vets

    Real GM Basketball "Everywhere now, people probe into Kyrie Irving and his intentions as a leader. They tell him he’s been a leader on the Cleveland Cavaliers, that now is his time in the sport, and these people keep speeding the clock on his maturity beyond reality. Cleveland lucked into Irving in 2011, a franchise..." August 19

  • Anthony Bennett blocks out Kevin Love trade talk, helps Andrew Wiggins

    Toronto Star "It has been an unusual summer to say the least for two of Canada’s top young basketball players. Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett have been front and centre in off-season NBA talk, with the Cleveland Cavaliers expected to send them to Minnesota with a first-round pick for all-star forward..." August 19

  • Shawn Marion isn't a panacea for the Cavaliers, and that's just fine

    Yahoo! Sports "The Miami Heat “only” won two championships during LeBron James’ four seasons with the team, with the main personnel criticism from that run coming in the form of chiding the team’s front office for only going after big names in its attempts to build a roster. Mike Miller seemed obvious. Shane..." August 18

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Cavs are also optimistic about their chances of signing free agent guard Ray Allen prior to the start of training camp, a source said.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Shawn Marion has committed this weekend to sign with the Cavaliers

  • Bryant Says Cavs Are Making Mistake Trading Wiggins

    Dime Magazine "During the 1996 NBA Draft, Kobe Bryant was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 13th pick, and promptly traded to the Lakers for center Vlade Divac. At the time, it seemed like a big win for the Hornets, since Divac was one of the better big men in the league and Kobe was coming out of Lower..." August 17