If you could only watch one NBA player for the next 10 years, who would it be?

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Technology has evolved like crazy and you have to pick just one player to watch for the next 10 years. Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Kristaps Porzingis are among the prime candidates. Who you got?

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Who Needs Guards? Cavs-Thunder, Behind the Box Score

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29 points from Kevin Love and 25 from LeBron James led the shorthanded Cavs to a dominant win over the Thunder in Oklahoma City.

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(Basketball) Star Wars: Thunder-Cavs, Behind the Box Score

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Oklahoma City Thunder (17-9) 100 Cleveland Cavaliers (17-7) 104 Box Score A few hours ago, in an arena downtown … [dun dunnnnnnnnnn, do dooo dooo dooooooo…..] EPISODE XXIV ATTACK OF THE THUNDER It is a trying time for the CLEVELAND CAVALIERS. Young Jedi Kyrie Irving remains injured from a battle against the evil Warriors, and

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The merits of technology, Derrick Rose’s memorial, and trading Kevin Durant, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! I was out of town over the weekend, and when I returned home on Sunday, I came back only to find that my TV and internet were both down. I made a quick call to AT&T’s customer service1, they ran some tests on their end, and they found they couldn’t ping a signal

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Sports media, MKG, and Larry Sanders, While We’re Waiting


Happy Tuesday WFNY! So what is the role of media in sports today? The concept of sports journalism was born purely out of necessity. Before the days of cable packages and Sunday Ticket, League Pass, and Extra Innings, people weren’t able to watch every second of every play of their favorite teams. This issue was

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Durant on Waiters: “We’re going to make him feel wanted”

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Dion Waiters had plenty of chances to shine in Cleveland, but apparently the perception is that he was persona non grata in the Cavaliers locker room. When asked about how he plans to integrate Waiters in to the Oklahoma City Thunder offense following Monday night’s trade, reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant had the following to

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LeBron James a game time decision with knee soreness

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are into the general grind of the regular season now, but tonight is a marquee matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It was supposed to pit LeBron James against Kevin Durant for a larger national TNT audience, but it appears that the Cavaliers could be without the best basketball player in the

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LeBron the MVP favorite, Royals sweep into World Series: While We’re Waiting…

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Soon-to-be five-time MVP?

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Cavs Kicks by Crown Royal: Melo, KD, Harden and a chance to win a $100 gift card


Our great friends at Crown Royal have decided that the Reign On Spotlight which ran every Sunday during the 2013 NFL season could use a counterpart on the hardwood. Thus, over the course of the second half of the NBA season, we, as a part of Crown Royal’s Center Court program, will be featuring another spotlight of

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Cavs vs. Thunder Behind The Boxscore: HUH?!


On the second night of a back-to-back against the best of the West following a tough loss to the Raptors, I gave the Cavaliers virtually no chance of competing tonight, let alone winning. But, they did exactly that, it was a star-studded effort for Kyrie Irving, who trumped the duo of Durant and Westbrook with

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2013 NBA Draft – All you need to know about the Cavs from Joe Kotoch – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-25

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I was very happy to be able to get Joe Kotoch to join me a few days before the NBA draft. You should know Kotoch from his website ProBasketballDraft.com and also his work at SheridanHoops.com and his twitter account @probballdraft. Joe Kotoch and where he came from Sports law and agency work ProBasketballDraft.com and their

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Another Cavs blowout brings more ‘fire Byron Scott’ murmurs

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Any time your team is having a 22-47 season, it’s certain to elicit negative reactions from fans about the organization’s head coach. But it’s a very nuanced type of negativity when it deals with Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott. Multiple times this year — notably, after the team started 5-23 — fans have questioned

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Thunder, Lightning, and Kyrie: A Storm Of Epic Proportions At The Q


We all know how difficult the weather can be to predict. Who hasn’t been caught on a seemingly bright and sunny day without an umbrella when the skies suddenly open up? The Oklahoma City Thunder strolled into snowy Cleveland winners of 35 games in their 46 attempts this season. Meanwhile, the Cavs were less than

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WFNY Stats & Info: Comparing Cavs’ momentum to the Thunder’s

Yesterday, we started off a new series in the WFNY Stats & Info column. Today, I follow up on some of the same themes. After looking at breakdown of the Cavs relatively improved play in their last 15 games, I couldn’t resist looking into how it compared to the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008-09. As

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Silver lining on the Varejao injury, the rebuild moves forward

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It’s hard not to feel some pain for Anderson Varejao after hearing the news that his knee contusion was in fact a torn muscle in his leg. Memories of Andy winning the game with a buzzer beating 3-pointer against Atlanta, and giving Ray Allen the business during a national televised game against the Celtics are two

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NBA Playoffs Showing Cavaliers How Hard Building a Championship Team Really Is

Even with Kyrie Irving in place, the Cavaliers still have much work to do

With the NBA Finals drawing near, it’s only natural for fans of teams not currently playing basketball to look on from a distance, wondering what it must take to be one of the teams representing their conference in the Finals. Make no mistake about it, the Cleveland Cavaliers are a very long way away from

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What kinds of fans is the NBA catering to now?

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I want to root for the Cavaliers and the Cavaliers only. I’ve stated that a lot of times over the past year. I don’t want to watch superstar matchups on TNT and crack about Craig Sager and the boys back in the studio unless the Cavaliers are playing. This season that meant that I didn’t

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NBA All-Star Game Box Score: West 152, East 149

Kevin Durant was named the game’s MVP. West Team Statistics: Starters for West Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts K. Bryant(notes) G 34:48 9-17 2-5 7-8 -8 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 27 C. Paul(notes) G 30:57 3-7 2-5 0-0 -5 0

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Cleveland Sports Quick Hitters

What do you do with those little pieces of news and information that really don’t warrant a full blown post? You bundle ’em. I give you my Cleveland Sports Quick Hitters for the week- – Josh Cribbs is in the local news again, for comments about being sick of losing after the Cincinnati game. This

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David Bazan, LeBron James and Strange Negotiations

I kept true to my word last night for what turned out to be the final game of the NBA season, and I didn’t watch.  I had an exceptionally good distraction as one of my favorite musicians, David Bazan, was in Akron to show off his latest batch of songs.  Admittedly, David Bazan doesn’t care

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