Cavs Rewind: Top 15 Plays of the 2014-15 Season

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I‘m not good at many things. I never had the hand-eye coordination, athleticism, or toughness to thrive at sports, and lacked the attention span, threshold for boredom, and determination to become proficient at any hobby that could be construed as a “talent.” Had I ever participated in a talent show, it would have just been me

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Simply put, the Indians stink and the Cavs rule – WFNY Podcast – 2015-07-27

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Andrew and Craig are both fans at heart so it gives no joy to see the Indians struggle so mightily. It’s still crazy to think just how much has gone right for the Cavs and wrong for the Cleveland Indians. Here’s the rest of what we discussed. Subscribe on iTunes. Please. To download the MP3

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ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

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Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a couple of second-round picks in order

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The Cavs got trade exceptions. So what? WFNY FAQ

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The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in exchange for, well, nothing really. They got some cash considerations, but the most impactful part of the return was two trade exceptions. Whereas the Cavs were on the hook for $10.5 million in salary to

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Revisiting Delly Fever with the best post-Game 3 tweets

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Lest we forget, it was only a couple months back that Delly Fever infected wide swaths of Greater Cleveland. With the news that the Cleveland Cavaliers are officially retaining Delly by way of him signing a one-year deal, let us revisit the magical after-shocks of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, when Maryborough’s finest captured imaginations everywhere. Matthew

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Matthew Dellavedova agrees to one-year deal with Cavs

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The pieces continue to fall into place. After being rumored to have been looking for a $4 million-per-year deal in the free agent market, Matthew Dellavedova will reportedly return to Cleveland on what looks to be a $1.2 million contract, the team’s qualifying offer. ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin was first to report this news. Dellavedova will

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Cavs trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, picks to Blazers for trade exceptions

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The Cavs have finally found a taker for Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million non-guaranteed contract. The minor shocker is that they’ve traded away Mike Miller as part of the deal. Per the NBA’s chief news breaker, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers have traded Haywood and Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers along with

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Habitual Browns defense, bike kicks and Deftones: While We’re Waiting

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Happy Friday everyone. I’m on vacation, but that doesn’t preclude me from writing some stuff for you anyway. A part of my vacation is spending some time to write. So while we’re waiting… Don’t undersell the value of the Browns familiarity with their defense I’m reading a pretty interesting book called The Power of Habit: Why

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Champ is (still) here: Cavs agree to deal with James Jones

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I mean, would you leave LeBron James? James “Champ” Jones has apparently decided no, as the 34-year-old forward has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, per NEOMG’s Chris Haynes. Jones kept his word, as he said he would be back in Cleveland “for sure” just last week. The deal is reportedly for the minimum, which will

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Cavs trade Rakeem Christmas; Brendan Haywood deal to follow?

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Christmas has been traded in July. The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent the rights to forward/center Rakeem Christmas, the No. 36 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2019 second-round pick, Cavs GM David Griffin announced today. The Pacers acquired that pick earlier this month

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Sleeves and some throwbacks: Cavs rumored uniforms for 2015-16

Uniform aficianados will want to get a good look at the rumored alternate uniforms for the 2015-16 NBA season. With the Cleveland Cavaliers well outside of the two-year window for alternate jerseys, we see that the Wine and Gold may have a few more options at their disposal for the coming year. The image above,

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A Space Jam Reboot? LeBron James to team up with Warner Brothers

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Is King James morphing into the new King of All Media? Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is coming off of a whirlwind season on the court, but one that also saw him be the feature of Bleacher Report’s Uninterrupted video series; his production company, SpringHill Entertainment, saw the launch of a television show, Survivor’s Remorse;

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‘Til Death Do Us Part?

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It wasn’t always this good. LeBron James is deeply committing to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the foreseeable future — in one year stints, anyway — thanking the City of Cleveland for its support after carrying its basketball franchise to the brink of a championship, praising the city on national talk shows, bringing movie premieres to

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Vice President LeBron James steps up his players’ union participation

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“So, LeBron James, Steph Curry and Chris Paul walk into the Four Seasons…” It might sound like the start of a very good joke—or of a very big-budget commercial—but it actually happened on Monday in Las Vegas, when members of the NBA Players Association gathered for summer meetings at the Four Seasons hotel. Notably in

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Mozgov on how he started playing hoops in Russia: “I was taller than everybody”

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In an interview with Franklyn Calle of SLAM, Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov explained how he started playing the game of basketball, among other things, most of which he started a bit later than his peers. Following an offseason that has already included the Cavaliers picking up Mozgov’s $5 million team option for next season

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Farewell, Sweet Perk: Kendrick Perkins reportedly signs with New Orleans Pelicans

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Veteran center Kendrick Perkins has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal to join the New Orleans Pelicans, bringing his storied Cleveland Cavaliers career to an end. His final numbers as a Cav: 17 games played with 2.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.6 fouls, and 1.2 turnovers per game. Perk joined the Cavs in February after being

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Report: Cavs sign veteran swingman Richard Jefferson

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Hands up if you saw this one coming: the Cavs are reportedly signing veteran small forward Richard Jefferson. ESPN’s Marc Stein was first with the report, with NEOMG’s Chris Haynes and the Akron Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd confirming and adding that it’s a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, worth a shade under $1.5 million.1 Jefferson had

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J.R. Smith to meet with Cavaliers this week

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In what has been a quiet free agency for J.R. Smith, the guard said that he will meet with the Cavaliers later this week to discuss a new deal, in an interview with Joe Vardon of the Northeast Ohio Media Group. When Smith declined his $6.4 million dollar player option for the 2015-16 season on

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Humid thoughts on the Cavs: While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday, WFNY! Man, what a crazy year this has been in terms of the weather. I know not everyone who reads this lives in NE Ohio. That’s ok, I don’t live there either. But I always assume the weather in Cleveland is more or less the same as it is here in Columbus. And,

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James Jones to re-sign: “I’ll be back in Cleveland for sure”

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On the red carpet of the first Players’ Awards show in Las Vegas on Sunday, Cleveland Cavaliers forward and three-point specialist James Jones told Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com that he will be a Cavalier next season. “I’ll be back in Cleveland for sure,” Jones said. A 34-year old free agent, it was unclear if Jones

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