NBA Rumors: Cavaliers targeting big-time free agents this summer?

The 2013-14 season didn't go according to plan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who missed out on the playoffs entirely after beginning the season with hopes of making "the leap". The Cavs finished just 10th in the weak Eastern Conference at 33-49, but Dan Gilbert's franchise remains hopeful that good times aren't far off.Interim GM David Griffin met with the media...
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Statistical observations following another non-playoffs Cavs season

Remember how much fun the playoffs were? From 2005-2010, spring time basketball in Cleveland was fun and exciting. If you recall, there were chants of “Eric Snow for MVP” one year – perhaps my favorite sports memory ever – and that’s how in love we once were with playoff basketball. If the past few days of amazing back-and-forth games showed me anything, it’s that as...
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Griffin marches on as man running Cavs, and Cavs should keep it that way

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- David Griffin is saying all the things Cavaliers fans want to hear. His message in a nutshell: The Cavs need to stop accumulating stuff and start winning. If Griffin lands the general manager job, that appears to be the plan. He wants to win. It sounds so simple, but that wasn't the plan under former GM Chris Grant, the man who Griffin replaced on an interim...
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David Griffin Wants To Remain GM Of Cavs But Won't Campaign For Job

David Griffin is one of the NBA's most well-regarded front office executives and he's been serving as interim general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers since the dismissal of Chris Grant. “I feel no great sense of wonder,” Griffin said about his future with the club. “I feel very confident ownership and myself will be moving in the same direction. But I also don...
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Cavs’ David Griffin: “I’m not going to campaign—I’m not running for mayor”

The message was officially delivered. The Cleveland Cavaliers are done “acquiring assets.” Just days after the franchise wrapped up a 33-49 season, one that left them just short of their goal of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, acting General Manager David Griffin sat in front of the local media and ensured them that, after years of rhetoric revolving around assets and banter...
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Joe Dumars not interested in Cleveland Cavaliers GM job

The Cleveland Cavaliers currently employ David Griffin as their ‘acting’ general manager after the team decided to fire Chris Grant earlier this season. It’s not known if Griffin will continue on with the franchise once the calendar turns over on the 2014/15 season, but his job security may have just gotten a bit of a boost after former Detroit Pistons general manager Joe...
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Rookie Review: Anthony Bennett, Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Anthony Bennett with the first overall pick in last years NBA Draft, and there were many fans that were upset with the selection. Bennett certainly didn’t do anything to prove his doubters wrong in his rookie year, but he did do enough to show some fans what he is capable of after he matures and improves his game. With that being said, what was Bennett’s...
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Luol Deng Doesn’t Believe In The Irving-Waiters Feud Rumors: “They Love Each Other, They Can Play Together”

Will Irving and Waiters figure out how to play together next season?(Twitter/@CavsPulse) Heading into this NBA season, many believed the Cleveland Cavaliers would be a playoff team. Even with an extremely weak Eastern Conference, the Cavs fell one spot short in the standings, and missed the playoffs once again. Instead of building a reputation as an exciting young team with an explosive...
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Dion Waiters is Waiting For Next Year

In his exit interview with the local media on Thursday morning, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters discussed the offseason and what the team’s goals are over the next 12 months. “I’ve never been to the playoffs,” said Waiters. “I’m very hungry. It’s why I play every game like it’s my last. Hopefully one day—next year. Next year, reaching the playoffs—that...
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Can the Cleveland Cavaliers Actually Trade All-Star Kyrie Irving?

Now that the disappointing 2013-2014 season is finally over for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the whole city can focus their attention on what truly matters—the nonstop rumors of the team possibly trading All-Star, Kyrie Irving. Thanks to rumors and reports continuously surfacing during the second half of the season about his displeasure with the team, certain teammates and the likelihood...
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Kyrie Irving Doesn't Have 'Definitive Answer' On Extension

The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to make a maximum five-year contract extension offer to Kyrie Irving this offseason. "I've been a part of this and I want to continue to be a part of this," he said. "We're making strides in the right direction, especially in this organization. I want to be part of something special, and I want to be part of something special...
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Cavs' Bennett: 'I could've been a whole lot better'

CLEVELAND -- No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Bennett doesn't think his rookie season was a complete loss. That's not to say the Cavaliers forward was thrilled with how things played out. He just understands that this rocky season is merely a small sample of what he still believes will be a long and fruitful career. "I've learned a lot," he said before the season...
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Cavs forward Deng receives NBA citizenship honor

CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers forward Luol Deng has received the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, given to the player, coach or trainer who displays outstanding service and dedication to the community. The award is voted on by the Pro Basketball Writers Association. Deng, acquired in a trade with Chicago in January, is a two-time All-Star (both with the Bulls). "It'...
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Why the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t make the playoffs

Only in Cleveland would a basketball team have arguably one of their best games of the season and end their playoff hopes on the same night. On Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers were clicking on all cylinders during a 122 to 100 victory over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs set a franchise record and season high around the NBA for assists in a half with 26. The team led by rookie guard...
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Irving: Browns WR Josh Gordon needs to 'mind his own business'

Kyrie Irving continues to tussle with media headlines about rumors of him possibly departing from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA offseason. Irving took matter’s into his own hands by setting the record straight via Twitter several days ago, shredding all accusations. Yet another opinion on Irving’s situation was shared; this time by Cleveland Browns wideout Josh Gordon. Gordon...
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