On Kyrie Irving and the Comeback Kids

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A three-ball from the top of the key. A cross-over move from the left elbow that found fellow rookie guard Brandon Knight wondering what the heck just happened as the ball fell through the nylon. And an Alonzo Gee steal turned into a 360-degree, over-the-shoulder, no-look pass back to the athletic wing for the unabated dunk. The entire

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NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs Will Look to Move Sessions, Jamison

With the 2011-12 NBA trade deadline less than one month away, the 11-17 Cavaliers will be in the mix with regard to moving players and acquiring additional assets to aid the rebuilding process. The Plain Dealer’s  Tom Reed feels that two of the most likely steps include trading highly-coveted point guard Ramon Sessions as well

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Box Score: Clippers 92, Cavaliers 99

No Kyrie, no problem? Cavs fans were stunned to find out just moments before tipoff that Kyrie Irving would miss the game with a concussion. Everyone was eager for a Kyrie-CP3 matchup, but instead it was Ramon Sessions who provided a monster game in leading the Cavaliers to a huge win. Sessions had 24 points,

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While We’re Waiting… Anderson Varejao 48 minutes of energy, Jamison’s shot and Astrubal’s value

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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. Some great stuff from Brendan after the Cavaliers’ win against Dallas. Check out his interviews. “Early energy for 48 minutes. That’s what it said

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Jamison: The Last Three Games Are Worse Than Last Season

Offensively, I have no clue of what we are doing. It’s a lot of one-of-one basketball. We want to the ball to go from one side of the floor to the other and I can’t recall one time tonight when we did that. And, these are things we were preaching before the game. Until we

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Jamison: Cavs Have to Win on the Road

We have to find a way to win on the road. I think we are definitely a different team as far as playing home versus away. I think we play hard but I think we have to do a better job as far as being consistent, our execution on both ends of the floor, on

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On the Cavaliers and the Love of the 3-Point Shot

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No shot in basketball is more tantalizing than the 3-point shot. An arbitrary arc drawn on the court that encompasses the team’s offensive zone, it acts as an ever taunting force, daring and begging players who find themselves outside said arc to shoot the ball. For some teams, the shot is an exercise in performing

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Scott: We Need Kyrie Irving to Continue Scoring

We still need him to score for us. Antawn [Jamison] is doing a heck of a job scoring and after that it is basically Kyrie. That’s the one thing right now with a young point guard is trying to balance it out. [...] Once we get other guys around him who can flat-out score, then I

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While We’re Waiting…Quiet Browns Offseason, Indians Offseason Improvements, Romeo Crennel Returns!

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. Can there really be such a thing a a quiet offseason in Browns town? “When did this become Browns fans’ last stand at the

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Cavs Bounce Back From Toronto Loss, Win Over Wolves

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The Cleveland Cavaliers improved to 4-3 last night with an impressive road win over the young and improving Minnesota Timberwolves. Byron Scott’s club methodically ground down the Wolves over the first three plus quarters, building an 18 point lead in the fourth and cruising comfortably to their second road win of the season. The Cavaliers

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Cavaliers Show Peek of Princeton Offense

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It was poetic. It was fluid.  It even led to a Byron Scott smile. One placed roughly one foot above a set of crossed arms, but a smile is most definitely a smile. The first quarter featured a young Cavalier team trading largely in slop, ultimately resulting in double-digit turnovers and a few head-scratching moments vis

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Trade Exception Might Still Be Valid

Remember back a long time ago, before all this lockout hoopla when we used to discuss things like the Cleveland Cavaliers’ $14.5 million trade exception they earned in the LeBron James trade? I know, it’s hard to remember that far back, but it’s time to start thinking trade exception again. I know what you’re thinking,

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Re-Sign or Release: Antawn Jamison

Back in May, 2008, we featured a little series called “Re-Sign or Release” where we went through every player on the Cavaliers roster and turned to the readers to see what they would do if they were the general manager of the Wine and Gold and – hypothetically, of course – all of the players

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Memphis Grizzlies Have No Interest In Trading Rudy Gay To Cleveland

We’ve heard plenty of rumors regarding the Cleveland Cavaliers recently, some of them legit, some of them downright laughable. The one that has seem to stuck the most, though, is the rumor that the Cavs were interested in trading for Memphis Grizzlies’ SF Rudy Gay. Perhaps the Cavaliers did have some interest, but it was

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Cavaliers Season Ends with Many Important Lessons

Last night, Joe Tait fittingly put an end to an era.  I am not happy to see him go, but watching and listening to him end his career last night just seemed fitting.  I didn’t cry, but I didn’t dare say anything either with a lump in my throat the size of a grapefruit.  There

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Young Cavs Team Looking to Practice Throughout Summer

Though the Cleveland Cavaliers will play their final 48-minute contest of the 2010-11 season, several players on the Wine and Gold are already discussing offseason plans to practice together even once team facilities have closed for the summer. Despite pending collective bargaining agreement issues that could render players unable to legally meet with their coaching

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Cavs Deliver a Numbing Embarrassment to Fans

So, uh yeah. We didn’t forget to talk about the Cavs game from last night.  Maybe we were just as shell-shocked as you hope the guys on the Cavs’ roster were after the game.  The Cavaliers should be happy they didn’t play at home because they might have broken “the diff” section of the scoreboard.

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Antawn Jamison’s Injury Could Cost Him the Season

The leading scorer for the 11-win Cleveland Cavaliers may be done for the rest of the season. Sustaining a broken pinkie finger on his left hand with just over a minute left in the third quarter of Sunday’s loss to Philadelphia, veteran power forward Antawn Jamison has been given a window of 5-7 weeks of

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Scott Credits Defense, Rebounding For Cavs’ Recent Success

The last three weeks have been an odd sight for Cleveland Cavaliers fans this season, as the team has suddenly reeled off three wins in the past five games. When asked after Friday night’s 115-109 victory over the New York Knicks about what has been the key to this mild success, head coach Byron Scott

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Cavs 115, Knicks 109: No Defense, No Problem for Cleveland

These Cleveland Cavaliers have quite the knack for the theatrical this season, as evidenced by a 115-109 victory over the New York Knicks Friday night. Two days after another depressing defeat at the hands of the Houston Rockets, the Cavs responded with authority in the surprising upset victory. J.J. Hickson, Ramon Sessions and Antawn Jamison

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