Cavalier Tidbits As The Season Winds Down

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A sect of Cavalier fans would like their favorite NBA team to cut the engines for the rest of the season right about now (this writer has at least one foot in on that proposition). The Cavaliers were having none of that, however, as they soundly defeated the New York Knicks for the tenth straight

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Box Score: Cavaliers 98, Knicks 90

I’m betting this version of the New York Knicks would prefer to never enter Quicken Loans Arena again. The Knicks lost their 10th straight in The Q as the Cavaliers looked much more focused and determined against a playoff team that had plenty more to lose. Kyrie Irving shook some rust off and finished with

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Cavaliers Head to NY to Face Jeremy Lin and the Surging Knicks

Cavaliers hope to beat NY again, as they did in January

Let’s be honest, this is the matchup everyone’s been waiting for, right? Kyrie Irving vs the PG who puts the Lin in Linsanity. That’s right, the Cleveland Cavaliers (13-19, 10th in the East) travel to “basketball mecca” to take on the Jeremy Lin and the New York Knickerbockers (17-18, 7th in the East). The Cavaliers

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A great night in the Garden for your Cleveland Cavaliers

This one had to leave you almost as pumped up as Byron Scott was when Baron Davis’ three pointer secured the Cavs victory in New York last night with 10 seconds left.  It had everything you could ever want in a Cavs game.  The Cavaliers rallied from multiple double digit deficits, and eventually erased a 12-point fourth quarter lead

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NBA’s Potential Talent Shift is Worthy of the Cavaliers’ Attention

It’s not even the All-Star break yet in the NBA. I’m not sure what exactly a fair expectation would have been for the Cleveland Cavaliers at this point in the season, but “full on rebuild” is something few people thought would set in so soon for this franchise. Yet, as we mercifully draw ever closer

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While We’re Waiting… Letting LeBron Go, Remembering Robertson and Free Agent Summits

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Let him go: “The Chosen One might not choose Cleveland, and the suffering that would ensue has been dissected everywhere. [...] Take a moment to

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LeBron James’ Vision Impaired After Garnett Eye Gouge

As Rick mentioned in the recap of yesterday’s Cavaliers-Celtics contest, it was definitely a physical battle.  While the Celtics are considered to be one of the best defensive teams in the NBA – with evidence of said stout defense above – the big scare came when LeBron James took a shot to his eye at

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Jamsion Trade FAQs

The emails and tweets started trickling in right after the deal was first reported. You had questions. Lots of questions. I try to answer as many emails as I can, and I know the other guys do the same. I thought perhaps a frequently asked questions post might be in order, since so many more

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While We’re Waiting… What Others Are Saying About Antawn Jamison

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “After four seasons of toying with package deals of mediocre support, the Cavs pulled the trigger on acquiring a legitimate top-flight player to pair

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NBA Trade Deadline Day: Cavs Trade for Antawn Jamison – Timeline

The Cavaliers have dominated nearly every minute of the Cleveland headlines for the past week without playing a game.  The week was one of the more hectic and tense weeks of the LeBron James era as the Cavs sought a trade to improve for their championship run this spring while also considering the underlying specter of

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NBA Trade Dealine Approaches: Is Danny Ferry Getting Used?

This is completely an opinion piece. I have no source. Thank you. We’re all familiar with what happened at the trade deadline for the Cavaliers last year- nothing. The Cavaliers and Suns were in discussions about swapping expiring contracts and players for Shaq, but no deal was made. The final decision on that deal came

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While We’re Waiting… Last Resort Maggette, Amare Pros and Cons, and Gladiator Football

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. A little on Maggs: “Look, I understand that the Cavs want to firm up their roster heading into the playoffs, but I don’t think

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NBA Trade Rumors: Comparing Jamison, Murphy, Stoudemire, Z and Hickson

With rumors all around, it is time to stop the conspiracy theories and start to analyze what the different options bring to the table. Certainly there are various financial reasons to make particular moves or another, but this article will focus on what the most commonly mentioned trade pieces bring to the court. The individuals

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NBA Trade Rumors: Crazy Night Brings Amar’e Stoudemire Closer to Cleveland

Monday night February 15th was quite the evening for everyone to give their take on the NBA trade front. I honestly do not know how much more trade talk I can take. From the Corey Maggette conversation yesterday to the supposed deal with the Pacers for Troy Murphy and now back to Amar’e Stoudemire, the

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NBA Trade Rumors: The Troy Murphy Back-Up Plan

The Los Angeles Times is currently reporting that the Cavaliers have a backup agreement for Indiana’s Troy Murphy. Thanks to commenter PayDaMan for pointing this out earlier in the day and it now looks like the proposed deal for Murphy is identical to the one mentioned for either Amare Stoudemire or Antawn Jamison. The trade

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NBA Trade Rumors: No Amar’e Deal Today, lateral moves possible?

As much as we’re all going brain-crazy as the All-Star Weekend continues, it seems as though the Cavaliers have set their sights on Amar’e Stoudemire. In a radio interview with WKNR (Update: Link – thanks Anthony), Plain Dealer beat writer Brian Windhorst discussed the trade moves that the Cavs are going through. In discussing the two

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Polls: What should the Cavaliers do?

With the NBA Trade Deadline approaching and so many opinions about what the Cavs should do (and who they may be targeting), commenter JimKanicki suggested a poll. Here you are sir. Many thanks to Rick for helping me out with this business. First – What rumored player (if any) would be best to put the

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Grading the Cavaliers: J.J. Hickson

While the Cavaliers use the All-Star break to rest up (well most of them anyways) we thought it would be a good time to reflect on the season so far, and issue some grades. In addition, we will detail what the Cavaliers will need from each player in order to hoist some team hardware this

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Amare Stoudemire To Cleveland Rumor Makes More Sense Now Than Ever

Get ready for one crazy rumor-fueled weekend of NBA Trade Speculation. With All-Star Break here, the NBA will now see most owners, GMs, and agents converging in Dallas for the festivities. With both sides expected to meet to discuss the impending Collective Bargaining negotiations, it creates an atmosphere conducive to GMs and owners to meet

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NBA Trade Rumors – Cavs, Suns, Wizards, Mavs

So, this won’t be a really substantial post, but thanks to one of the best beat writers in the NBA, we have some updated trade info.  First, before getting to the Cavs, let us first talk about the Wizards.  Word has it that the Wizards are very very close to unloading Caron Butler and Brendan

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