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Should the Knicks and Cavaliers do a Carmelo Anthony-for-Kevin Love trade?

Bleacher Report likes to play this game, "Who Says No?" about hypothetical trades. (Way to think of an original name and not just take a catch phrase from an ESPN writer, by the way.)In this edition, Ric Bucher talks about a fake Carmelo Anthony-for-Kevin Love deal. Who would be the team to say no first: the Cavaliers or Knicks?Click here to watch the video.In the end, it could be...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova Contract Grade

  (June 13, 2015 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 1.2 million dollars Matthew Dellavedova became a playoff hero for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as he had some nice games off the bench, became a starter with Kyrie Irving injured and had a big, big game in their game 3 win against Golden State,...
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Report: LeBron James allowed Mike Miller to leave the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers over the weekend. I know what you’re thinking, but try not to worry about it too much — all parties involved in the deal had permission from LeBron James. According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron authorized the Miller trade. Considering...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a could of second-round picks in order to help sweeten the deal as it is believed that neither...
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Matthew Dellavedova agrees to one-year deal with Cavs

The pieces continue to fall into place. After being rumored to have been looking for a $4 million-per-year deal in the free agent market, Matthew Dellavedova will reportedly return to Cleveland on what looks to be a $1.2 million contract, the team’s qualifying offer.’s Dave McMenamin was first to report this news. Dellavedova will likely assume the role of third point...
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The Cavs got trade exceptions. So what?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in exchange for, well, nothing really. They got some cash considerations, but the most impactful part of the return was two trade exceptions. Whereas the Cavs were on the hook for $10.5 million in salary to Haywood and $2.8 million to Miller,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Haywood's contract is non-guaranteed for the 15-16 season. Portland will send two second round picks to the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers were unable to find a suitable trade using Haywood's contract and will instead have a traded player exception that can be used later.
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Could Kaun Make A Difference In Cleveland?

Sasha Kaun might provide depth down low for the Cavaliers in 2015-16. Though it appears a Brendan Haywood trade must happen before any more dominoes start to fall in Cleveland this summer, the Cavs have accomplished a great deal already this off-season. Having signed Mo Williams and Richard Jefferson, Cleveland added two sharpshooting veterans who will give the team a much-needed...
Via The Lottery Mafia
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How Should Kevin Love Be Utilized Next Season?

After six seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love was universally recognized as one of the top power forwards in the NBA. In that time, the four-time All-Star averaged 19.2 points and 12.2 rebounds per game, as well as being one of the best passing big men in the game. After the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired the power forward in a blockbuster deal that sent rookie Andrew...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Jones and Jefferson Signing Grades

(Jan. 6, 2015 – Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… James Jones Contract: 1 seasons, vet’s minimum James Jones is an elite shooter and he and LeBron James have played together for years, so if Jones wants to be there and James wants him to be there (he wouldn’t be there if James didn’t), there isn’t a reason...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Expected to Trade Brendan Haywood to 76ers or Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have finally found two suitors willing to acquire Brendan Haywood through trade. Related: 5 Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Contract Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are expected to trade Haywood and his $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season to either the Portland Trail Blazers or the Philadelphia 76ers...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Richard Jefferson, plus ex-Cavs who remain unsigned

The Cleveland Cavaliers added another veteran name to the lineup with swingman Richard Jefferson, who reportedly turned down the Mavs in order to play for a championship in Cleveland. The 14-year veteran comes to the Cavs as much needed forward depth behind LeBron, as well as adding 3-shooting on a team that seemed to desperately need it in the playoffs late this year. Jefferson’s...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron links with Warner Bros: Space Jam 2 in the works?

LeBron James has an auxiliary role in Amy Schumer’s new smash comedy Trainwreck and it looks like that’s only the beginning of a burgeoning film career.  James has come to terms on a wide-ranging deal with Warner Brothers that will see him and his production company SpringHill Entertainment (yes, in case you didn’t know, LeBron James has his own production company) take...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron named ‘player you secretly wish was on your team'

LeBron James is the best basketball player on the planet, which makes the fact that he was named the “player you secretly wish was on your team” at the inaugural Players’ Awards pretty much a no-brainer and not the least bit shocking. The newfangled awards ceremony, put on by the NBPA with voting conducted by...Read More The post LeBron named ‘player you secretly wish was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith on regretting opting out: 'Uh, I mean, yes and no'

J.R. Smith appeared to find a new lease on life — not to mention an opportunity to resurrect his NBA career — when he landed with the Cleveland Cavaliers after being jettisoned by the New York Knicks in a midseason, three-team trade. That’s what made his decision to decline the player option on his contract...Read More The post J.R. Smith on if he regrets opting out of deal...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Want to Bring Back J.R. Smith on Modest Contract

Maybe J.R. Smith should have opted in for the 2015-16 season after all. Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers want to bring back J.R. Smith, but on a modest one-year contract. Smith declined his $6.4 million player option for the upcoming season in hopes of landing a longer-term and more lucrative contract from Cleveland. Pluto goes into detail about...
Via Cavaliers Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers attempting to buy a title

The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3 in the opening games of the NBA summer league. After coming off of a season that fell just short of an NBA Title, the veteran and rookie players are looking towards building what could finally be a championship team in Cleveland, even if it means spending a significant about of money to do so. With the first lost of the summer league (where and when...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: LeBron James and Jimmy Fallon go 1-on-1

After Jimmy Fallon did a Rock/Jason Paul-Pierre number on this finger last month, he’s now back on the Tonight Show and working him mojo with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. If you don’t know, James is trading in the lights of Gordon Gund Arena (or whatever it’s called), for the bright lights of Hollywood. James is appearing in the new Judd Apatow flick – that was...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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