J.R. Smith is officially returning to The Land; re-signs with Cavaliers

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The ink is dry and the deal is done.

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GIF: Why Tristan Thompson could be Dan Gilbert’s worst nightmare

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Tristan Thompson is providing the scary for Dan Gilbert just in time for Halloween!

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More noise about Tristan Thompson and Toronto

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Are we having fun yet?

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Did We Already Forget About J.R. Smith?

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Will J.R. play nice after re-signing with the Cavs for a lesser contract than the one he opted out of? Fingers crossed.

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NBA Rumors: Is Rich Paul steering Tristan Thompson toward Toronto in 2016?

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Blame Canada?

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Mr. Second Half: Kyrie Irving could sit until January

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Three-to-four months would have been October…

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The Browns and Indians Twitter accounts are flirting with GIFs

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The year 2015 is strange indeed. We wondered how things would go over in terms of the Indians’ social media presence if the season didn’t turn out well. Despite the fact that the Tribe mostly disappointed and ended up selling some at the trade deadline, they’ve managed to keep their spirit and sense of humor

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Danny Ferry talks to Terry Pluto about the Cavs drafting and signing Sasha Kaun


The deal isn’t official yet, but the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly agreed last week to a two-year deal that will bring 30-year-old Russian center Sasha Kaun to the NBA after six seasons playing for CSKA Moscow. The Plain Dealer‘s Terry Pluto spoke to the man who drafted Kaun in 2008, Danny Ferry. Ferry was the Cavs GM from

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LeBron: Last year was just a small sample of what we’re capable of

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Chugga chugga chugga chugga chugga chugga… The season is a ways away yet, but the 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers’ hype train is starting to pick up steam. For a day — or an Instagram post, at least — the conductor was one LeBron James. LeBron took to the ‘Gram Monday to post a picture of he

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Mo Williams is bringing the goosey back to Cleveland

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We’ll see Mo Williams back in a Cavaliers jersey soon. Per his Instagram page, an old friend has come back to Cleveland with him: the goosey. The goosey came back to the land with me A photo posted by Mo Williams (@mogotti25) on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:15pm PDT The three-point celebration became synonymous with Mo

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Coming to America: Cavs agree to two-year deal with Russian center Sasha Kaun

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The Cleveland Cavaliers now have 14 feet worth of Russian center. The team agreed to a two-year deal with 30-year-old Alexander “Sasha” Olegovich Kaun Saturday. Kaun becomes the Cavs’ second Russian seven footer, joining Timofey Mozgov. David Pick of RealGM was first with the news, with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst confirming and adding that the second year

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J.R. Smith says he’s officially back with the Cleveland Cavaliers

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J.R. Smith says he’s back with the Cavaliers. He states — underneath a lovely beach picture — that he opted out of his contract to “understand the landscape,” but ultimately decided to come back to the Cavaliers. That landscape has yielded a two-year deal – including a no-trade clause – with the first year worth

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LeBron just hanging out, dunking, and dominating the Philippines at basketball

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LeBron James gave a talk on a recent tour to help promote Nike Rise, a nationwide search for basketball talent, but he couldn’t just talk. James played in what looked like a really loose exhibition game that was nothing more than him dunking and an excuse to fire pyrotechnics in a smallish indoor basketball facility. Given that it’s

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LeBron James continues to hint at “Space Jam 2″

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While he could simply be trying to fuel the fire in an otherwise quiet offseason, at least on a relative scale, LeBron James continues to hint at being a part of a sequel to the mid-90s hoops-filled cartoon Space Jam. In an interview with TODAY, James referred to films as a passion of his and

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Sasha Kaun visited Cleveland Monday; signing imminent?

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Russian center Sasha Kaun was in Cleveland Monday, taking a brief tour of the city and doing a bit of house hunting, fueling speculation that he will sign with the Cavaliers soon. This report comes via NEOMG’s Chris Haynes. Kaun, 30, and the Cavaliers have yet to reach an agreement. However, “it’s only a matter of

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Report: Cavaliers sign former Duke guard Quinn Cook

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Last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers had the fewest players under contract in the NBA with only 11. On the other hand, the Dallas Mavericks had 20, the maximum number of players allowed at this time of the season. While we’ve seen reports for a while the Cavs are unlikely to keep 15 by the start

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Cavs reportedly offer J.R. Smith less than his declined player option

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When J.R. Smith turned down a player option worth $6.4 million in order to test free agency, he did so under the assumption that the multi-year offers would come rolling in. Unfortunately for the veteran swingman, not only did this not occur, but the team he prefers to play for—the Cleveland Cavaliers—has offered him a

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Report: Cavs sign guard Jared Cunningham

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Tristan Thompson and J.R. Smith remain unsigned, but the Cleveland Cavaliers made a minor addition Sunday when they agreed to a training camp contract with combo guard Jared Cunningham. The 24-year-old stands 6-foot-4 and 194 pounds, and has played shooting guard for most of his career. Cunningham has bounced between the NBA and the D-League in

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LeBron James on Tristan Thompson: “We need him back.”

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On Thursday afternoon, after announcing that he would help provide full-ride scholarships to the University of Akron for students who complete his charitable organization’s mentoring program, LeBron James spoke briefly about something more important than the futures of hundreds of children: basketball. While at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio — where the LeBron

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LeBron James announces that he will provide college scholarships to children involved in his charitable program

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News emerged Thursday afternoon that LeBron James would be making a “major announcement” at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. What could it be? Would James be retiring from basketball to pursue his new-found acting career or, even better, stand-up comedy? Would James concede defeat and admit that Skip Bayless has been right about everything all along?

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