Category: Cleveland Cavaliers

Byron Scott is Equal Parts Encouraged and Surprised by the Brand of Team Basketball his Young Cleveland Cavaliers are Playing

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Heading into year two of the post-LeBron James rebuilding era, the Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to just be in rebuilding mode and not factor much, if at all, in the competitive landscape of the NBA's Eastern Conference. Sure, the Cavaliers are definitely trying to build for the future, but they ...

Kyrie Irving: “I’m not here to replace LeBron”

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Last season was a rough one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Their fall from relevance started in the offseason when LeBron James announced his intentions to go to the Miami Heat. Losing the best player in the league along with a pretty terrible roster and a number of injuries all led to ...

Baron Davis Says the Lockout is Disheartening, But Still Has a Lot of Hope

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Well Thanksgiving is right around the corner and still no regular season games have been played in the NBA. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like there is really an end in sight either. The two sides have gone back and forth on what they would be willing to concede and the ...

Anthony Parker: “From the beginning we as players have been told to be prepared to miss games”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

With NBA labor negotiations not going very well between the players and the owners, the preseason has been cancelled. It looks like the regular season is in peril as well. As an NBA fan, this is extremely frustrating. In any negotiation each side is going to have to give a ...

One Year Later Jim Gray Would Do The Decision All Over Again

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Last Friday was the one-year Anniversary of one of the most memorable moments in the history of sports. It was not only a career defining moment for LeBron James, but it was a defining moment in the history of the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise and a moment that Cleveland fans will ...

Byron Scott: “We said all along if we can get these two guys we would be a happy camper”

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Going into the NBA Draft last Thursday night, the story of the night was the Cleveland Cavaliers. After one of the most difficult seasons in the history of the franchise, the Cavs won the NBA Draft Lottery and had two of the first four picks in the NBA Draft. While ...

Kyrie Irving Will Almost Certainly Be Drafted With the Number One Overall Pick Tonight

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

It seems to be a forgone conclusion at this point that Duke guard Kyrie Irving will be selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 overall pick in tonight's NBA Draft. But good luck getting Irving to admit that before he hears his name called. Dan Patrick basically tried ...

Kyrie Irving Has Already Thought About Being the Number One Pick

Friday, May 27th, 2011

It was just one week ago or so when former Duke point guard Kyrie Irving figured out where he would be playing basketball for the first portion of his NBA career. It’s going to be in Cleveland. Okay, let me rephrase. Barring something unforeseen happening from now until June 23rd, ...

Dan Gilbert on Winning the Lottery: “It’s going to be a seminal event that’s going to change the franchise for years to come”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

This past summer the Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans were dealt an enormous blow that looked like it was going to cripple the franchise for a number of years. Not only did the Cavs lose one of the most talented players in the league, but they lost a hometown kid ...

J.J. Hickson And The Cavs Are Ready To Start Another Losing Streak

Monday, February 14th, 2011

The streak of NBA futility is finally over. The Cavs went 55 days and 26 games before finally notching a victory, but after their win over the Clippers on Friday night, the streak is finally over. The Cavs wanted it really bad. After crawling into the fetal position and laying ...