C.J. Miles to meet with Pacers, likely to leave Cavs in free agency

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Swingman C.J. Miles will meet with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, the first day of free agency, reports Fox Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico. The 27-year-old is likely going to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and seek a larger role elsewhere, Amico later added. Miles was an efficient shooter with the Cavs the past two seasons, averaging

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Andrew Bynum is no longer with the Indiana Pacers

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The Indiana Pacers’ meltdown has been one of the biggest stories of the NBA’s second-half and playoffs thus far. After a 33-7 start to the year, the Pacers limped to the playoffs, barely squeaked past the weak 8-seed Atlanta Hawks and lost at home in Game 1 to the Washington Wizards. Almost quietly, if you

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Andrew Bynum to Indianapolis, “I want to play”

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The Luol Deng era in Cleveland will last longer than the Andrew Bynum era ever did, but that’s not saying much. Bynum was traded to Chicago for Deng and subsequently cut. The stories started to come out about the end of Bynum’s time in Cleveland shortly thereafter. Bynum had been suspended by the team and

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Indiana Pacers planning to sign former Cavs center Andrew Bynum

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The Indiana Pacers are planning on signing former Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst on Friday night. Windhorst, the former Plain Dealer star beat writer, later added that the Indianapolis Star was first to report of the Pacers meeting today with Bynum. There is no deal in place yet but talks

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Pacers prove to be too much, overpower Cavs 89-74

The Indiana Pacers are pretty damn good at basketball. The Pacers lead the league in defensive efficiency last season and they took LeBron and the Heat to a seventh game in the Eastern Conference Finals. This year, they look even better. Paul George has matured (and allegedly grown two inches), Lance Stephens0n has improved and

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NBA News: Andrew Bynum likely out Saturday against Indiana

In unsurprising news, Cavs center Andrew Bynum is likely to sit out tonight’s game on the road in Indiana. It’s the second half of a back-to-back, so it’s a natural move as Bynum continues with his recovery from multiple knee issues. The Akron Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd wrote in his game recap that Bynum is

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Preseason rolls on, Cavs fall to Pacers 102-79

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To say I’m excited for the Cavaliers first post-Decision, non-tanking season would be an understatement. I have probably watched more preseason NBA basketball this year than at any other point in my life. Sure, 2013 marks the first time that every preseason game has been televised (about friggin time) but I snuck in a road trip

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Dunks do not make a winner. Defense, however…

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A bizarre thing occurred through the duration of Monday night’s telecast of the Cleveland Cavaliers and their home contest against the Indiana Pacers: The wonderful individuals at FOX Sports Ohio began tabulating how many dunks had been executed by each team. Dunks have become the go-to highlight for NBA fans; above-the-rim play is the reason

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Cavs can’t find answers, fall to Pacers 99-89

The Cavs just can’t seem to string together four good quarters.  Versus the Bucks a week ago, the Cavs started flat, scoring just 17 points in the first quarter and forced themselves to play catch-up the rest of the night. On Tuesday night against the Raptors, Cleveland gave up 35 points in the fourth quarter,

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Box Score: Cavaliers 83, Pacers 102

The Cavaliers made a game of this one- for a half anyway. Dominated in the paint, and cold outside shooting were recipes for a loss in this one. Cleveland Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts D. Sloan G 31:19 5-9 0-1 2-2 -29 1 4

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Box Score: Cavaliers 98, Pacers 87

It was an impressive win for the Cavaliers who got a boost from rookie Kyrie Irving’s return and Semih Erden’s career night. Granger’s absence didn’t hurt either. Cleveland Team Statistics: Starters for Cleveland Cavaliers Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts K. Irving(notes) G 37:11 8-12

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Well-Rested Cavaliers Face Tired and Beaten-Down Pacers

Kyrie Irving will look for redemption vs Indiana

The Cleveland Cavaliers (10-16, 10th in the East) will welcome Kyrie Irving back to the lineup Wednesday when they take on the reeling Indiana Pacers (17-11, 6th in the East). The Pacers come in on a 4 game losing streak, the last loss coming in a complete annihilation at the hands of the Miami Heat,

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Cavaliers To Try To Continue To Grow Against Indiana

The Cleveland Cavaliers (1-1) head into Indianapolis tonight to take on the Indiana Pacers (2-0). For the Cavaliers, this will be their first test against a very good basketball team. Looking to build their first win streak of the season, the Cavaliers will need to not only match the effort they gave against the Pistons,

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While We’re Waiting…NFL Lockout Impacts on Browns, LaPorta Competing at 1B, Fired Cleveland Coaches

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. One man’s opinion of the lockout impact on the Browns: “The Browns are among the most affected teams in this impasse. Cleveland has a

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Cavs’ Streak Hits 22 in Tough Loss to Pacers

Following the Cavaliers 117-112 loss to the Indiana Pacers, Byron Scott chose to sum the game up with two words: offensive rebounding. While the Cavaliers allowed the Pacers to pull down more offensive rebounds (16) than most teams would prefer, the decision to point the finger at this facet of the game is odd for a couple of

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Cavs Drop Five of Six, But “Not Close to Rock Bottom”

The Cavaliers trotted out new starting small forward and a new-look defense, but the result was something that has become more and more similar with each passing game. With Cleveland’s head coach Byron Scott mixing things up a bit by starting Joey Graham in the place of Jamario Moon at small forward, thinking was (hopes

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Cavaliers Preview Game #13: Cavs at Pacers

Cleveland Cavaliers (5-7) vs Indiana Pacers (6-6) Conseco Field House, Indianapolis, IN Tuesday, November 23, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM Did you see that Pacers-Heat game last night? Sure, the Heat did a lot of that damage to themselves, but never the less, that was a whooping that turned some heads. So the Indiana Pacers

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The Boots: Short-Handed Cavs Fall, Colt McCoy Clips and More

The Boots are my form of reporting current information from around the sports world. Boot Ups and Boot Downs are assigned to various events, people or stories as I now use for the University of Dayton’s Flyer News. For possible topics in future articles, e-mail us at Tips@WaitingForNextYear.com. Boot Down: Home Play – The Cavs

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Cavs Offbeat: On Potential Life Without Anderson Varejao and Mo Williams

The Cavaliers will look to get back on track Saturday night as the Indiana Pacers (3-4) come to town.  And while the days of LeBron James’ battles with Pacers forward Danny Granger are no longer, the Cavaliers may have to attempt to top their central division rival without starters and statistical leaders in Mo Williams

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2010-11 NBA Blogger Previews – Central Division

Yep, it’s that time of year again already. Once again, CleticsBlog are hosting the annual Blogger Previews for every team in the NBA. How this works is simple, every day a certain NBA team is up and bloggers who write about said team will offer their previews for that team in the upcoming season. Then,

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