Cavs in talks with Larry Drew to join coaching staff

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Former Atlanta and Milwaukee head coach Larry Drew has chatted with the Cleveland Cavaliers about joining the team’s coaching staff. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn reported the news late Tuesday evening. Former #bucks coach Larry Drew has had discussions with the #cavaliers about joining staff of new coach David Blatt, sources told the Globe —

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Video: Kyrie Irving and Jeff Teague put on a show in Cleveland

Though the Cavaliers would fall victim to the last-second, friendly rim heroics of Jeff Teague and the Atlanta Hawks, the entire 58 minutes of basketball was full an incredibly entertaining duel of young, electric point guards with him and Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving leading the way. Earlier this month, it was Irving and Portland’s Damian Lillard

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The Diff: Should Cavs be involved in an Omer Asik trade?

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The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about Cleveland basketball’s dominant frontcourt trio. This week, it’s time to talk NBA trade rumors. The Houston Rockets’ self-imposed deadline for trading center Omer Asik is closing in

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Kyrie goes scoreless, Cavaliers go effortless

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Momentum in the NBA can best be described only as the energy you bring to the next game. The Cavaliers played two of their most complete games against Chicago and Denver at home, but no carryover was to be had in Atlanta. The Hawks lit up the scoreboard and blew the doors off the Cavaliers

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NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers will be “vying” for Dwight Howard

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The Cleveland Cavaliers were a buried mention as a potential suitor for Dwight Howard in free agency in an ESPNLosAngeles report yesterday. Cleveland was tossed in after meticulously exploring the merits of Houston and Dallas, so it’s reasonable to assume that the Cavs are going to be tossed into every discussion due the the extraordinary

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Another Cavs blowout brings more ‘fire Byron Scott’ murmurs

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Any time your team is having a 22-47 season, it’s certain to elicit negative reactions from fans about the organization’s head coach. But it’s a very nuanced type of negativity when it deals with Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott. Multiple times this year — notably, after the team started 5-23 — fans have questioned

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The Diff: Franchise comparisons for the Cavaliers

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Thanks to all for your really positive feedback about my first-ever edition of The Diff last week about Kyrie Irving’s potential. I’m back today with more talk about the Cavs. Hope you enjoy yet again. For weeks and weeks, one of my favorite NBA topics has been exploring and researching possible franchise comparisons for the

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The Diff: Kyrie Irving’s potential

Today marks the start of a new era: The Diff, where I’ll write lots and lots about sports stats. Kudos to friend and fantasy football semifinalist Marc Sugerman for coming up with the article name, a shoutout to the Q’s scoreboard. And thanks as always to Mike Brenkus for the design. For my first-ever edition

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Horford: “Cleveland Fans Are Great”

Following last night’s win against the Cavaliers, All-Star center Al Horford was very flattering of the opponent’s fans. Cleveland fans are great! Very impressed with the way they support their team. — Al Horford (@Al_Horford) December 29, 2012 Horford was teammates at the University of Florida for two seasons with another center in the association

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Cavaliers Soar With The Hawks, Crash Land At The Finish

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The Fox Sports Ohio crew used the stat during the Washington game on Wednesday. Byron Scott referenced the stat himself last night in his post game press conference. It’s on the mind of everyone who watches the Cavaliers and follows them more closely than checking the final score alert on one’s smartphone. “In their 24

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Cavaliers’ Backcourt Shines, Gee’s Putback Snaps 4-Game Losing Streak

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The Hawks have been almost entirely retooled. Gone are Joe Johnson, Marvin Williams, Mike Bibby, and Flip Murray from that 2009 team the Cavaliers swept in the second round of the playoffs. In are Lou Williams, Jeff Teague, and Devin Harris and a faster paced style. One of the few remaining players, Josh Smith, led

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The Boots: Talkin’ Cleveland Cavs Season Preview

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As I’ve been doing for years, The Boots are my way to assign Boot Up or Boot Downs to various items in the sports world. As a reminder, I got the nickname “Boot” from my older brothers when I was young, and thus, I continue to use this segment as my personal sports writing payback.

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NBA Rumor: Cavs Among Teams That Have Interviewed Bill Walker

Forward Bill Walker is the latest correspondent for HoopsHype, and he shares his experience in the first of his free agent blog posts: This is Bill Walker, formerly of the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks. I’m a free agent now and will blog about my experiences this summer here at HoopsHype. Hope you find

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Danny Ferry Wasting No Time Shaking Up Atlanta

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As GM of the Cavaliers, Danny Ferry had a luxury box seat to a playoff beat-down of the Atlanta Hawks. It was 2009, and the Cavaliers wiped the Hawks off the floor four games to none. In that series the Cavaliers beat Atlanta by an average score of 96-78. Needless to say, the Hawks weren’t

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Report: Former GM Danny Ferry accepts deal with Atlanta Hawks

According to several reports, the Atlanta Hawks have come to terms with former Cavalier player and General Manager Danny Ferry to be the team’s GM. Ferry was reportedly in negotiations for the open Sixers job, but the two sides couldn’t come to terms. The Hawks signed Ferry to a six year contract, with details undisclosed

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Box Score: Hawks 103, Cavaliers 102 (OT)

Guh. The Cavaliers had this one won twice, but poor defense and timely shooting by the Hawks forced the game to overtime, and then cost the Cavs the game. Even still, the Cavaliers had a chance to win in the end, but Kyrie Irving’s jumper missed the mark and Gee wasn’t able to tip the

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Box Score: Hawks 103, Cavs 87

With a new starting center and a whole new bench rotation following the departure of Ramon Sessions, the Cavaliers fall short to the Atlanta Hawks at home. Point guard Kyrie Irving had one of his better all-around games, but the Hawks capitalized on rough shooting nights from Antawn Jamison and Anthony Parker. Atlanta’s Joe Johnson

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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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Cavaliers Get Smashed In Atlanta, Have Lost Last Three By Seventy-Six Points

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On Tuesday Stephen Curry did not play for the Golden State Warriors when they traveled to Cleveland. On Friday Derrick Rose didn’t play in Cleveland either, and on Saturday All Star Center Al Horford was sidelined for the Cavs visit to Atlanta as well. After being 6-6 this past Monday, the Cavaliers dropped each of

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Cavs Lose to Hawks, But Joe Tait is Back!

With the Cavaliers and Hawks squaring up for the last Sunday home game of the 2010-11 season, there was actually one moment where the entire Quicken Loans Arena was on their feet: a standing ovation for Joe Tait, broadcasting his first game of the season since undergoing heart surgery roughly five months earlier. “The Voice of

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