Cavaliers Film Room: First Quarter Love

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When we last met in the Cavalier Film Room, we talked about Kyrie Irving’s defense. This time, we’re finally going to get into some of David Blatt’s offense. I’m going to start with what has become pretty obvious: Kevin Love is a really good first quarter player. Not only is Love an excellent first quarter

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My Sportsman of the Year: David Griffin

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Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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Cavs vs Hornets Behind the Box Score: Back in Business

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Charlotte Hornets (6-18) 88 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-9) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter Last season the Charlotte Bobcats were one of the NBA’s pleasant surprises. In the preseason last year there were a lot of hope that the Cavaliers would be the team to make the leap

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My Sportsman of the Year: LeBron James

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Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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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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Cavs vs Nets Behind the Box Score: The Streak is Real

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (12-7) 110 Brooklyn Nets (8-11) 88 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter So far this season, the script for the Cleveland Cavaliers has been to jump out to a good start in the first quarter. Then, as the bench came in late in the first and

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Watch Kyrie Irving’s highlight layup against the Bucks

Kyrie Highlight

Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers in scoring Tuesday night with 28 points, while Kevin Love added 27, and LeBron scored 28. It was a great night of basketball for those three as the Cavaliers beat the Bucks 111-108. But numbers in the box score can only tell so much about the game itself. That’s why

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Kevin Love: “I’m a Cavalier for the long term”

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Words are only worth so much, but Kevin Love continues to say all the right things when it comes to his future with the Cleveland Cavaliers. In an interview with ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning”, Love, once again, pledged his allegiance to being a member of the Wine and Gold beyond the

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It’s Miller Time! Bucks vs. Cavs Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Milwaukee Bucks (10-9) 108 Cleveland Cavaliers (9-7) 111 Box Score Cleveland Cavalier swingman Mike Miller was born in some place called Mitchell, South Dakota. I’ve never been to Mitchell, but I’ve no doubt it’s a lovely place. Mitchell is a distant three hundred miles away from NBA relevance,1 which was still much closer to relevance

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The Cavs are mediocre, but let’s still have fun: While We’re Waiting…

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Today should be a good day at WFNY, folks. We’ve got some of the new kids and infrequent writers in charge with Craig on vacation and Scott on a work trip. Hope you can put up with us for the day. Assorted Cavs-Spurs thoughts: The Cavs, a currently mediocre team, lost by two points to

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Spurs’ Rules: Cavs vs. Spurs Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

San Antonio Spurs (7-4) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-5) 90 Box Score On the eve of tonight’s showdown with the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers star and prodigal son LeBron James spent some time gushing over the team that, other than maybe the Boston Celtics, has been the biggest foil of his career. The Spurs, the

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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love playing tons of minutes

Cleveland Cavaliers Big Three

In the latest NBA Power Rankings on ESPN, the Cavs are up to number six from number 14, which is good. But, they do point out something that is a bit troubling even as the Cavaliers are on a four-game winning streak and as LeBron James picked up Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors:

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Wolves discussing Corey Brewer trade with Cavs, Rockets

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The Minnesota Timerberwolves are reportedly discussing a trade of veteran wing Corey Brewer to either the Cleveland Cavaliers or Houston Rockets. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported the news on Sunday afternoon. Brewer, 28, is an odd piece on the 2-7 Wolves who are limping to a slow start without the contributions of point guard Ricky Rubio.

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All the Small Things: Kevin Love Keeping Defenders on His Hip

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We know a fair bit about how Kevin Love plays basketball. We know that he is a masterful rebounder and outlet passer. We know that he can shoot threes, and that he prefers them from the left wing. We know that he is patient in the post. “All the Small Things” aims to identify and

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Simmons: Other NBA teams intentionally leaking info to disrupt Cavs

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Looking for any additional reasons to not believe Sam Smith’s “report” on Kevin Love potentially opting out of his deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers and signing with the Los Angeles Lakers? Look no further than the other 29 teams within the NBA who are apparently desperately rooting for the Wine and Gold’s ascension to the

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Enjoy Kevin Love while he lasts, right? While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! As I was driving in to work this morning, I was surprised by how light the traffic was. I don’t normally have too much traffic to deal with, as I leave before the worst of it. But even relative to my normal traffic, it was really light this morning. It wasn’t until

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Cavaliers offense was awesome against the Pelicans: WFNY Stats & Info

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WFNY’s Andrew Schnitkey already wrote the Behind the Box Score for Monday’s 118-111 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. But I thought I’d chime in this morning with a few additional stats notes on just how impressive the Cleveland Cavaliers offense was last night. The Cavs had a 128.0 offensive rating, per NBA.com/stats For context,

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Cavs vs Pelicans Behind the Box Score: A little adversity, a lot of joy

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

New Orleans Pelicans 111 Cleveland Cavaliers 118 [Box Score] On Saturday, the New Orleans Pelicans went to San Antonio and knocked off the defending NBA Champions to move to 3-2 on the season. I only mention this because people might not realize that the Pelicans are not the same team of recent years. Time will

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