Tag: Cleveland Cavaliers

David Griffin Clarified His ‘Unfounded Fear’ About LeBron’s Waning Desire To Win

Former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager and current New Orleans Pelicans executive David Griffin caused a bit of a firestorm on Thursday when he was the subject of a piece in Sports Illustrated. The story looked back on his time in charge of the Cavs as he’s preparing to take on the next chapter of his […]

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LeBron James reportedly ‘shocked’ by David Griffin’s comments about Cavaliers

David Griffin, the former general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers (and current vice president of basketball operations for the New Orleans Pelicans) gave an in-depth interview to Sports Illustrated that was published on Thursday, which revealed that Griffin was “miserable” when he was heading up the LeBron James Cavs. He said that building a roster around James was […]

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LeBron James Was ‘Shocked’ By How David Griffin Described Him In ‘Sports Illustrated’

Getty Image A new Sports Illustrated story has caused some apparent tension between LeBron James and David Griffin. The pair were at the center of the Cavaliers’ NBA title run in 2016 that brought a championship to Cleveland. But since both left the Cavs, hindsight has made things more clear for Griffin. The GM, who […]

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Report: Cavaliers waiving J.R. Smith

The Cavaliers really hyped J.R. Smith as a trade asset. For most contracts, only the guaranteed portion of a player’s salary counts toward matching in a trade. But because Smith signed his deal under the previous Collective Bargaining Agreement, his full $15,680,000 salary counts even though just a small portion of it is guaranteed. That […]

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Miami Heat Trade Talk: 3 Top Deals for Bradley Beal & Kevin Love

Getty Bradley Beal and Kevin Love The Miami Heat appears to be on the verge of shifting their attention away from a potential trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After the Thunder dealt Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets, there’s been chatter that Miami could make a deal to acquire Chris Paul, who was sent […]

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Cavaliers Summer League Roster & Schedule: Latest on Darius Garland Injury

Getty Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland The Cleveland Cavaliers started their 2019 NBA Summer League play, but did so without rookie guard Darius Garland. The former Vanderbilt University guard suffered a torn meniscus during his lone collegiate season, and his status for the preseason tournament was up in the air prior to the action getting […]

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Of Course J.R. Smith’s First MLB Celebrity Softball Game At-Bat Was Shirtless

Twitter/Hayden Grove J.R. Smith doesn’t really play in Cleveland anymore. He’s still on the Cavaliers roster, but he hasn’t played in a game since November 19, 2018. Smith’s spent the rest of the time away from the team as they desperately try to find a trade partner for his non-guaranteed deal for this coming season. […]

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LeBron James, Clippers, Cavaliers Get Eye Opening Admission from Retired Player

Getty Kawhi Leonard, LeBron James and Anthony Davis The Los Angeles Clippers got Kawhi Leonard. They also got Paul George. LeBron James is still a member of the Lakers and he wanted Leonard to join he and Anthony Davis. No dice! The two-time NBA Champion and two-time NBA Finals MVP will join Paul George on […]

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Kevin Love Trade Report: ‘Big-Market’ Team to Make Offer for Cavaliers Star

Getty Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love As the NBA free agency rumblings continue to ramp up, one topic that’s flown a bit under the radar is a potential trade involving Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love. There’s been some belief dating back to last season that the Cavaliers will opt to deal Love, but nothing concrete […]

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Koby Altman And The Cavs Used The Draft To Leap Into The Modern NBA

Getty Image At some point between landing in Los Angeles to watch Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland workout in secret and the flight back to Cleveland, Cavs general manager Koby Altman started having visions. Despite access to just five games of tape of Garland’s time as a Commodore, despite legitimately questions about his fit next […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers Drafting De’Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome ‘Dream Come True’

Kyle Guy, De’Andre Hunter and Ty Jerome celebrate Virginia Cavaliers winning NCAA National Championship. The Cleveland Cavaliers own the No. 5 pick and the No. 26 pick in tonight’s NBA Draft. Versatile forward, De’Andre Hunter is projected on many draft boards to be selected fifth by Cleveland. Rightly so. A 6’7”, 225-pound wing player, Hunter […]

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Cavaliers make landmark NBA hire with addition of Cal women’s coach Lindsay Gottlieb

California coach Lindsay Gottlieb led the Golden Bears to the 2013 NCAA Final Four. (Getty Images) The Cleveland Cavaliers made Lindsay Gottlieb the first women’s college coach to join an NBA staff, adding the University of California-Berkeley coach as an assistant under head coach John Beilein. The Cavs announced her hiring on Wednesday. Cleveland hired Beilein […]

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