LeBron: Last year was just a small sample of what we’re capable of

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Chugga chugga chugga chugga chugga chugga… The season is a ways away yet, but the 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers’ hype train is starting to pick up steam. For a day — or an Instagram post, at least — the conductor was one LeBron James. LeBron took to the ‘Gram Monday to post a picture of he

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Kevin Love will be back on court in 7-to-10 days

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Tristan Thompson may be at an impasse with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but their frontcourt will soon have another healthy body as Ramona Shelburne of ESPN has reported that Cavs forward Kevin Love will be back on the court in 7-to-10 days. Recovering from a left shoulder injury sustained in the opening round of the Eastern

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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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State of the Cavs: GM David Griffin on all things wine and gold

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Things have quieted down a bit for the Cleveland Cavaliers now that the some of the biggest deals of the summer have been taken care of. LeBron James has re-signed. Kevin Love has re-signed. Mo Williams signed. Kyrie Irving is signed long-term, and Timofey Mozgov is in the fold for at least one more year.

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And another one: Kevin Love posts contract signing on Instagram


Iman Shumpert posted a picture on Instagram of him signing his new contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier today, and now Kevin Love has followed suit. Love’s freshly inked contract is believed to be for five years and worth $110 million, though the Cavs did not reveal the terms in their press release about Love’s official signing, per

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[VIDEO] Kevin Love in Players’ Tribune: Now I get to focus on basketball

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At this rate, The Players’ Tribune is going to put outlets like ESPN and Sports Illustrated out of business. Kevin Love — excuse me, Senior Editor Kevin Love — took to the Tribune again after declaring on the site last week that he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mo Williams used the site as a platform to discuss

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The Bowling Alley that Saved the Cavs’ Season


With the way their season ended in mid-June — within a few lucky bounces and a bad performance from healthy eventual champion Golden State Warriors — it’s hard to remember where the Cleveland Cavaliers were in early January. That “where” was a bad psychological place, the figurative equivalent of the dark and foreboding forest through which you

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Kevin Love: My best basketball is ahead of me

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love isn’t just in the latest edition of ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue,” he’s one of the covers. And when you’re on the cover, not only do you pose in some of the most creative ways possible, you typically get a lengthy story written about you inside of the issue.

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July 1, 2015 was a very good day for Cleveland sports fans


Days like July 1, 2015 don’t happen very often in any sports city, let alone Cleveland. Everything that was in play that could have swung up or down ended up kissing the sky. Kevin Love and Cleveland Indians and Iman Shumpert and the pure joy of knowing at least a little bit about a bright

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Cavaliers on verge of shattering NBA's luxury tax record

With Wednesday’s flurry of long-term contracts, fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers now have a clearer picture of what the team will look like during the 2015-16 season. As many hoped, it will look very much like the team that finished last regular season on a 33-3 tear, thanks in no small part to Dan Gilbert’s

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Dan Gilbert walking the walk after talking the talk

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Two hundred thirty million dollars. That is the approximate amount of money Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert shelled out in player contracts just on day one of NBA free agency. The Cavs reportedly agreed with forward Kevin Love on a five-year, $110 million deal and guard Iman Shumpert on a four-year, $40 million contract, are near agreement with

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Waiting to Exhale: While We’re Waiting…

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Good morning, Blawg Pound. I’m coming to you on this Thursday morning on the road from my second home, Columbus! Of course, it’s for work travel, but I’ve been able to hit up some of the delicious food choices that I don’t get in Northeast Ohio. Anyhow, enough small talk because OH MY GOD KEVIN

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Kevin Love is back with the Cavs! – WFNY Podcast – 2015-07-01


It didn’t take long for the Cleveland Cavaliers to re-sign Kevin Love! He is back with the Cavs for five years and a whole lot of Dan Gilbert’s money. Ben Axelrod from Bleacher Report joins the podcast to discuss that and a whole lot more. Such as… To download the podcast directly, click here for

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NBA News: Cavaliers re-sign Iman Shumpert to four-year contract

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July 1 continues to be a great day for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. On the same day Kevin Love announced he’s got “Unfinished Business” in Cleveland, restricted free agent Iman Shumpert has reportedly agreed to a four-year $40 million deal to also remain with the team. The first reports came from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders

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Unfinished Business: Kevin Love is staying in Cleveland

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Writing letters declaring your free agency intentions is the new black. Kevin Love has been on a GQ cover, so it’s only fitting that he said that he’s staying in Cleveland in the most fashionable way possible. Love penned a first person essay (albeit a brief one) for The Players Tribune entitled “Unfinished Business,” telling the world

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Kevin Love will (allegedly) meet with Lakers

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You’d be well-served to read Kyle Welch’s Consumer’s Guide to NBA Free Agency Rumor Madness before reading this one: Kevin Love will reportedly meet with the Los Angeles Lakers later this week. This report comes from ESPN’s Chris Broussard, and as of press time has not been confirmed by any other source. Love played at UCLA and

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The Educated Consumer’s Guide to Following the NBA Free Agency Rumor Madness

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One of my running jokes throughout the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season, which was rife with melodrama both real and manufactured, was that the Cavaliers were starring in a soap opera called As the Cavs Turn. On a team with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love, everything was viewed as newsworthy. Was Kevin Love fitting “in” or “out”?

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And so the Kevin Love free agency begins: While We’re Waiting


Happy Tuesday WFNY! Tonight is a big night for the NBA. Or, well, I guess it’s technically tomorrow? I don’t know. However you want to look at it, at 12:01 am tonight/tomorrow morning, NBA free agency officially kicks off. Last year was a pretty nervous time for a lot of Cavs fans. Even right up

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Joe Lull on 92.3 morning show shakeup and Indians accountability – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-29

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Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes Joe Lull came back on the podcast and discussed a lot of things going on. We discussed the shakeup at 92.3 the Fan that saw Chuck Boom leave the station. We talked a little bit about the Cavs, Browns and the Indians as well. Here’s a more detailed list

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A reminder of how valuable Kevin Love is to the Cavs

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The Cleveland Cavaliers made a run to the NBA Finals without Kevin Love, and with the power forward looking for a maximum-level contract, some fans are wondering why the team should pay an injury-prone big man who failed to live up to incredibly unfair expectations. Thankfully, we have ESPN.com’s Kevin Pelton to remind us all—you

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