Daniel “Booby” Gibson setting his sights on a return to the NBA

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As the Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves fighting for the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, one of their long-time guards is working on getting back in to the NBA after watching the entire season unfold from the outside. In an interview with Baller Mind Frame Gibson discusses his most recent injury, his desire to take

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While We’re Waiting… Browns can’t trade Josh Gordon

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Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Video analysis on why Josh Gordon is untradeable:

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NBA News: Daniel Gibson apologizes to Cleveland fans via Instagram

On Monday, former Cavalier guard Daniel Gibson re-posted a thank you to Cleveland fans for their support, and at the same time apologized for his performance last season. The text of the picture says “With all the injuries and playing hurt… I wouldn’t want to leave Cleveland this way, it would hurt me to leave

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NBA News: Daniel Gibson facing battery charges in New Orleans

Daniel Gibson, currently an unrestricted free agent shooting guard, is facing battery charges after turning himself in to New Orleans police. WDSU in Louisiana is the first to report that the long-time member of the Cleveland Cavaliers is facing charges of second degree battery which stem from the Essence Music Festival, taking place earlier this summer. Details on

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NBA News: Kyrie Irving to miss second consecutive game with sore knee

The Cleveland Cavaliers have listed PG Kyrie Irving as out for tonight’s game against the Toronto Raptors- “Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (sore/hyperextended right knee) is listed as OUT for tonight’s game at The Q against Toronto. His status remains day-to-day and will be updated as appropriate. Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson has rejoined the team and

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Chris Grant and the Cavaliers sit this trade deadline out

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“Despite no trade today, Cavs will end season w/better roster and MOAR PICKS than when year started. Not too shabby.” -@WFNYBen A month ago the Cavaliers traded Jon Leuer to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marreese Speights, guards Wayne Ellington and Josh Selby, and a future first-round draft pick. That was this year’s big move. The

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NBA trade deadline passes; no new moves from Cavaliers

The NBA’s trade 3 pm deadline came and went for the Cleveland Cavaliers, apparently without any trades being made. Daniel Gibson, Marreese Speights, Omri Casspi and Luke Walton are all still Cavaliers. The Cavs did make a trade last month with the Memphis Grizzlies of course, which brought them Marreese Speights, guards Wayne Ellington and

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Fun with Numbers

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Everyone likes numbers right? Every once in a while I like to see what story the numbers tell. Some of them may surprise you. Some of them you may already know. Sometimes they explain a lot. Let’s have some fun- 950- Trent Richardson finished the season with 950 yards rushing. He broke Jim Brown’s rookie

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NBA Rumors: Cavs could trade Speights, Gibson, Casspi before deadline

After making a deal earlier in the week, trade winds are swirling once again regarding the Cavaliers. In Marc Stein’s Weekend Dime on ESPN.com, he talks of the possibility of the Cavs moving newly acquired Marreese Speights, Daniel Gibson, and Omri Casspi. “Don’t be shocked if the Cavaliers decide to move Speights on again before

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Varejao, Gibson providing much-needed leadership to struggling Cavs

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After the dust had settled from the Cavaliers most recent ten-point loss, this time at the hands of the Chicago Bulls, the team’s locker room was desolate. Dion Waiters was long gone, having left shortly after the buzzer, walking boot and all. Not far behind was Kyrie Irving, bright red backpack slung over his shoulders

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NBA Report: Gibson, Waiters to have MRIs

Daniel Gibson was neither on the Cavaliers bench nor behind it in street clothes on Tuesday night. This was odd considering he was not on any injury report given by the Cavaliers during pregame, and was expected to play. Following the first quarter, the Cavs announced he was a “late scratch” with his lingering right

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Cavaliers Injury Report: Irving out four weeks with hairline fracture in finger

From the Cavaliers- Cavaliers Guard Kyrie Irving received an MRI and CT Scan of his contused left index finger (3rd quarter of Saturday night’s game at The Q vs. Dallas) today at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health.  The results of the MRI and CT Scan revealed a hairline/non-displaced fracture in the finger. The injury will be

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Daniel Gibson has Officially Become a Man

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Daniel Gibson phoned home. The long-time guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up his iPhone and dialed a Houston area code where his mother, Cheryl, would be the voice on the other end of the cellular transmission. The two speak often, but the reason for this specific phone call was for Gibson, 26, to tell

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Byron Scott: Only Varejao and Irving are Guaranteed Starters

“If you look at our team, Kyrie (Irving) and Andy (Varejao) are the only starters,” he said. “Tristan (Thompson), C.J. (Miles) and Dion (Waiters) will have to earn it.” That’s the latest on the starting lineup thinking process from Cavs head coach Byron Scott, via Bob Finnan’s report for the News-Herald. Scott shared his excitement

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NBA News: Cavaliers Waive SG Manny Harris

The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to part ways with shooting guard Manny Harris, officially announcing on Monday that he has been waived. Harris, 22, averaged 6.7 points and 2.7 rebounds through 26 contests with the Cavaliers last season. He missed a substantial portion of the shortened season with a foot injury and apparently became the

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NBA Free Agency Rumor: Cavs Eyeing PG Jonny Flynn

This sounds familiar. Both in 2010 and then again in March, the Cavs reportedly targeted PG Jonny Flynn, the former Syracuse star who has fizzled thus far in the NBA. Now, today, we’re seeing from the Akron Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd that Cleveland again is rumored to target Flynn when free agency begins soon. Everyone

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BET Approves Daniel Gibson’s Reality Series

The BET television network has reportedly agreed to air the new docu-reality series starting Cleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson and his wife, singer/song-writer Keyshia Cole. Cole, star of the 2006 BET unscripted show Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is, will now star in what will be called Keyshia Cole: Family First. A six-part series, the focus will be on Cole

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NBA Injury News: Daniel Gibson’s Surgery Deemed Successful

The Cavaliers announced that guard Daniel Gibson had successful surgery on Monday to repair a torn tendon in his left foot and ankle. The surgery was performed by Dr. Richard D. Ferkel at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Van Nuys, California. Gibson will now undergo a period of rest and then transition into a

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Daniel Gibson to undergo season-ending surgery

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left foot and ankle. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel and is scheduled to take place at the Southern Orthopedic Institute in Van Nuys, California per the recommendation of Head Team Physician Dr. Richard Parker. The

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Injuries to Varejao and Gibson Lead to Several Off-season Questions

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Anderson Varejao wants to come back. Daniel Gibson may not have a choice. The only two members of the Cleveland Cavaliers who wore Wine and Gold during the 2007 NBA Finals could realistically spend the last month of the 2011-12 NBA season in street clothes. The veterans, both who would be labeled as “cagey,” are

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