Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski writes about how the Cavs lost their way

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Literally minutes after the Cavaliers sealed a rare three-game winning streak on Tuesday night, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski decided to rain on Cleveland’s parade and release an article about what he’d dug on a seemingly dysfunctional Chris Grant regime. Wojnarowski is the most well connected NBA writer out there and he tends to be the one to

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Cavaliers win, Varejao looks old, player’s only meeting, questioning Chris Grant – WFNY Podcast – 2013-11-16

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Andrew was fired up after the Cavs won. I can only imagine what this podcast would have been like if they lost. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Kyrie Irving Player’s only meetings and what’s going on with that Dion Waiters and maybe not taking a leap as quickly Anderson Varejao and his age Can Varejao be

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NBA Rumors: Cavs final draft board consisted of Bennett, Len, McLemore

Reports on draft day  indicated that the Cavaliers were down to deciding between taking Alex Len and Nerlens Noel with the first pick, but now that the smoke has cleared it appears the Cavs’ choice was in fact between Len, Ben McLemore, and Anthony Bennett. According to Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer, Noel was

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2013 NBA Draft – Kirk breaks down the candidates and potential trades – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-27

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Kirk and I took the last opportunity before the draft to talk about all the possibilities. I also signed off by saying “Don’t drink too much” so there’s that. The Kevin Love rumors and what that might have meant Quantity vs. quality and Bill Simmons’ thoughts that four quarters don’t always equal a dollar The

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The Diff: 2013 NBA Mock Draft Database

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The Diff is your weekly Wednesday WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week’s article covered the makings of the 2014 Cleveland Indians rotation. This week, it’s back to the draft. This is not my first rodeo in talking about the 2013 NBA

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2013 NBA Finals, 2013 NBA Draft, Heat, Spurs, Cavaliers thoughts with Brendan Bowers – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-20

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Amazingly enough I hadn’t caught up with Brendan Bowers on the podcast since I relaunched it. So, today I finally did. We talked about the game seven happening tonight in Miami. We talked about the draft and what the Cavaliers should really be focused on as they head into 2013/14. The 2013 NBA finals and

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NBA Draft: On Dion Waiters, Ben McLemore and starting

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Disrespectful. A late-May, one-word re-tweet from the account of Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters was all it would take for fans of the Wine and Gold to give pause when considering the upcoming NBA Draft, set to kick off one week from Thursday. Waiters’ response was in regard to a local media member insinuating

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NBA Draft: Cavs to host McLemore, Porter, Oladipo and Franklin

The Cleveland Cavaliers will reportedly play host to a slew of wing players on Wednesday. Andy Katz of ESPN reports that Chris Grant will hold a workout for Kansas’ Ben McLemore, Georgetown’s Otto Porter Jr., Indiana’s Victor Oladipo and San Diego State’s Jamaal Franklin. Add a healthy Jamal Franklin to the mega workout in Cleveland Wednesday

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Top Pick Debate: No Clear Answer, But Several Theories To Rule Out

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been camped out in the Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room. I’ve covered Nerlens Noel, Otto Porter, Ben McLemore, Alex Len, and Victor Oladipo Friday. Anthony Bennett is still to come later this week. Over that time, we’ve had a lot of good discussion here at the site about who

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Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room: Ben McLemore

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As we continue to look through the Cleveland Cavaliers’ options with the #1 selection in the NBA Draft later this month, it’s time to look at Kansas guard Ben McLemore. McLemore’s flying under the radar a bit right now with all the talk focusing primarily on Nerlens Noel, Otto Porter, or a trade for the

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2013 NBA Draft, LeBron James, Trent Richardson, Asdrubal Cabrera and more with Dennis Manoloff – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-04

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I tracked down Dennis Manoloff to talk about some injuries. That was Asdrubal Cabrera, Trent Richardson and the 2013 NBA draft. That morphed into a conversation at the end about LeBron James, of course. Asdrubal Cabrera’s injury and just how bad it is Cabrera’s toughness and wanting to power through the injury Is the sense

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The Diff: The stats behind drafting Nerlens Noel at No. 1

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The Diff is your weekly Wednesday WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, The Diff covered the historical finishes for MLB teams that started 26-18. This week, it’s NBA Draft talk time. Since the Cavaliers won the lottery last week, Cleveland sports

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2013 NBA Draft, 2013 NBA trade scenarios and more with Kirk – WFNY Podcast – 2013-05-29

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Kirk wrote a fantastic article exploring the trade market available to the Cavs and I wanted to go over it and push him further on it since it has been out there a few days. Of course we also talked about some other stuff like Dwight Howard. Kirk’s NBA Draft Rumors article Being an eighth

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While We’re Waiting… Disappointing Indians weekend

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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. “Look guys, I got nothing. I’m as upset as you all are at what transpired this weekend. After winning the first game, dropping the

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The Boots: NBA Draft Lottery, John Wall and winning streaks

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In my usual half-rapid fire, half-prose form, I’m here today with another edition of The Boots. Again, for those unfamiliar with this feature, I assign loosely defined “Boot Up” or “Boot Down” votes to trending topics in the sports world. I’m feeling some Tuesday basketball talk today. Boot Up: #TankStrong — Stop me if you’ve

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2013 NBA Draft: Second tier fits for the Cavaliers

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The Cavaliers have been a much improved team over the past two months. And while that’s fantastic news and great for the long-term development of this franchise, it presents an intriguing new scenario for 2013 NBA Draft analysis. With the team’s current 15-16 run since Dec. 22, Cleveland now sits at No. 5 in the

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2013 NBA Draft: Five players emerging at the top

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It’s become an annual tradition in Cleveland to begin talking quite early in all sports about the upcoming draft. For the Browns in the NFL, I did my first 2013 NFL Draft outlook post back in mid-November, when the Browns were 2-7. They finished at 5-11 and will have the No. 6 pick in April’s

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While We’re Waiting… Francona brings swagger to Cleveland

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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. “There is a new feeling around the Cleveland Indians. It isn’t a feeling of cockiness, but confidence. It’s a feeling of pride in what

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