Cavs could unload Brendan Haywood before the summer

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When David Griffin masterfully acquired Brendan Haywood this past summer, the entire Cleveland Cavaliers landscape was different than it is today. Since the draft night deal, the wine and gold have added a few All-Stars, a few key role players and a boat load of salary. Haywood’s deal was one that could potentially bring over

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WFNY Stats & Info: J.R. Smith is taking a ton of threes

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J.R. Smith has now played 10 games in the Wine & Gold for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In those 10 games, he has attempted a stunning 85 three-point shots. Quickly, Smith is climbing up the franchise’s all-time leaderboard in long-distance shot attempts. From the great research database of Basketball-Reference.com, here’s where Smith currently stands. Warning: The

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Six Down and Six Up. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

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Oklahoma City Thunder (22-22) 98 Cleveland Cavaliers (25-20) 108 Box Score After ending their six-game losing streak last Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers entered Sunday afternoon’s game on a five-game winning streak following their best performance of the year against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. Before Sunday’s contest against

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Video: JR Smith and LeBron James connect on half-court alley oops

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Amidst one of the most fun first halves of this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers dropped 75 points on the Charlotte Hornets. While it’s tough to choose between the barrage of three-point field goals (the wine and gold shot 7-of-10) or the handful of fastbreak opportunities, no two points were more emphatic than this half-court alley

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World B. Free, George Karl, Harry Weltman, and the 1984 Cleveland Cavaliers: Reliving Yesteryear

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Question: What do the following Cleveland professional team owners have in common: The Indians’ Hank Greenberg and Vernon Stouffer, the Browns’ Art Modell, and the Cavaliers’ Ted Stepien? Answer: As Cleveland fans know, they each at least had a plan in place to move one of our beloved franchises out of town. The fact that

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2015 Royal Rumble, Cleveland Cavaliers and more – WFNY Podcast – 2015-01-22

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Will Gibson somehow convinced me to talk about the Royal Rumble on the WFNY podcast. I’m down to talk about anything at least once. I can’t see WWE becoming a regular topic, but I had no problem going down the nostalgic path to talk about WWE. Here’s what else we talked about. The Cavaliers traded

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Chad Zumock, Will Burge, and a little Cleveland sports talk – WFNY Podcast – 2015-01-23

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I can’t begin to describe all the things we talked about in this podcast. Will Burge did the Scene Podcast with me, and there was a crossover between he and Chad Zumock, so I had them both on for the first part of the podcast. We talked about a whole bunch of stuff and then

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Everything you need to know about the NBA All-Star game, Kyrie Irving’s contract, and the future

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NBA fans voted in LeBron James as an Eastern Conference All-Star starter, but did not vote in Kyrie Irving despite his start last season and his reigning All-Star Game MVP honor. That snub will likely cost Irving – and by definition, save the Cleveland Cavaliers – around $9-10 million over the course of the point

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NBA All-Star starters announced: LeBron voted in; Kyrie and Love not so much

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The 2015 NBA All-Star game starters have been unveiled, and the Cavaliers’ LeBron James is in the East’s first five once again. His most noteworthy teammates, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, did not make the cut. This will mark LeBron’s 11th appearance in the All-Star Game. Love and Irving could still be selected as reserves,

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LeBron James visited Ray Allen in Miami to recruit him to the Cavaliers

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Right now the award for GM of the Year could either go to either Dave Griffin or LeBron James, depending on who is more responsible for the Cleveland Cavalier front office moves.1 ESPN’s Dave McMenamin has reported that the Cavaliers forward  met with former teammate and currently retired shooting guard Ray Allen during James’ recent break

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Watch LeBron James smash it after Kevin Love’s full court pass

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(Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter) The last time the Cavs played the Jazz, it was one of the most confusing games of the season. That’s saying a lot. It felt like Kyrie Irving and the boys were all dogs marking their territory in a weird way. Kyrie had 34

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Billion-dollar franchises and your brain on empty calories: While We’re Waiting…

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Another year, another disastrous ending to the Cleveland Browns’ season, and another offensive coordinator to blame for the team’s struggles. Let’s hope new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo lasts longer than a campaign for city council. Sweet Moses, do I see trendy culinary treats moving into right field? Yesterday, the Cleveland Indians announced that as part

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Cavs vs Jazz Behind the Box Score: Let the good times roll

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Utah Jazz (14-28) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (23-20) 106 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter It’s not fun to think back to November 5, 2014. It was the fourth game of the season for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and they were in Utah to play the Jazz. The Cavaliers lost

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Shawn Marion will retire after this season

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The Cavaliers had an eventful off-season, to say the least, but getting Shawn Marion to join the Cavaliers felt like a real bonus. The NBA is a complex league in terms of player movement and to think that the Cavaliers could sign a guy with Shawn Marion’s experience and track record – even at an

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Good Bye For Now: Joe Harris assigned to D-League

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You won’t be hearing Austin Carr say “Smokin’ Joe,” at least not for a little while. The Cleveland Cavaliers assigned rookie shooting guard Joe Harris to the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers’ NBA Developmental League affiliate, the team reported Tuesday evening. Harris, a second-round pick out of Virginia, saw more playing time than might have been

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JR Smith wasting no time “fitting in” in Cleveland

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When J.R. Smith last walked out of Quicken Loans Arena, he was entirely draped in Cleveland Cavaliers gear—it looked as if he was a fan who had just won a shopping spree to the upstairs team shop. He had just been traded to the Cavs in a three-team deal that included the Oklahoma City Thunder,

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Watch the highlights of the Cavs win over the Bulls

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[Also See: Cavs Behind the Box Score: Cavs beat the Bulls convincingly] We don’t post game highlight videos all that often, but the win last night over the Bulls felt special. J.R. Smith and Timofey Mozgov played well. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love all played well. The team seemed to play with energy.

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Surviving Winter, Mike Conley, and Sleater-Kinney, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! What a week it has been since last Tuesday. While still riding the high from the Ohio State win over Oregon in the inaugural college football playoff championship last week1, the Cleveland Cavaliers have now won three straight games after dropping ten of their previous twelve. It feels like things are starting

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Cavs vs Bulls Behind the Box Score: Things are starting to look up

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Chicago Bulls (27-16) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (22-20) 108 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers have certainly had more than their fair share of ups and downs so far this season. There have been some serious struggles against much lesser teams. But on Monday night, the

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Iman Shumpert completed first full practice Sunday

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Iman Shumpert, acquired by the Cavaliers in a three-way swap that also brought in JR Smith and saw Dion Waiters go to Oklahoma City, is getting closer to returning to the game action. He wrote via Instagram (while also showing off his “Shumpsons” likeness) that he completed his first full practice as a Cavalier on Sunday.

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