Cavs cancel “arm sling” giveway said to pay homage to Kevin Love (Video)

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have canceled a plan that was in place to give away 20,000 arm slings to fans to show support for injured starting forward Kevin Love. Love recently underwent surgery after his left shoulder was dislocated by Boston center Kelly Olynyk in Cleveland’s series-clinching win in the first round of the Eastern Conference

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The 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers and Enjoying the Ride

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I‘m attending the Cleveland Cavaliers game tonight as a fan. At some point after it’s conclusion I might have to put my commentary hat on and try and make sense of it all, but that will be long after I’ve finished waving my “rally towel” and (hopefully) celebrated a Cavs victory. I don’t know if

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All Out of Love—Cavs vs. Bulls Game 1: Behind the Box Score

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Chicago Bulls – 99 Cleveland Cavaliers – 92 Bulls lead series 1-0 Box Score I’m lying alone with my head on the phone Thinking of you till it hurts I know you hurt too, but what else can we do? Tormented and torn apart I wish I could carry your smile in my heart For

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LaMarcus Aldridge considering the Cavaliers if Kevin Love leaves

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Kevin Love continues to say all the right things when it comes to his desire to remain in Cleveland beyond this season. But in the event all of those words were just that—words—it appears that David Griffin and the Cavaliers may have a contingency plan in the way of another All-Star power forward. According to

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Kevin Love out 4-6 Months After Successful Shoulder Surgery

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Late Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that Kevin Love underwent successful surgery on his injured left shoulder that will keep him out of action for the next four-to-six months. The team will, in turn, have to proceed through the rest of the NBA Playoffs with no hope of his return. The second Kevin Love

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Better to Have Loved and Have Lost, Trolls, and Waterfalls: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Thursday, Blawg Pound. Not a bad day to be alive. The Indians earned a much needed W on Wednesday night, I’m considering buying a pack of smokes to stave off the withdrawal symptoms from a lack of playoff basketball (but it means the Cavs are in the playoffs), and with the NFL Draft starting

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Cavs still have second best odds to win NBA Title

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Despite no longer having power forward Kevin Love at their disposal, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are the second seed in the Eastern Conference, still have the second best odds to be crowned as the NBA Champions at 12-5, according to Las Vegas. The 12-5 odds are second to the Golden State Warriors, who moved ahead

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Seeking light in dark sporting times: While We’re Waiting…

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Let me begin with a quick well wish to WFNY’s Andrew Schnitkey, who woke up yesterday with a nasty case of the flu that precluded him from writing in this space. All the best, Rock. Get back soon or goons like me will be running this place full-time. Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. I hope it’s

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David Griffin: “Highly unlikely” Kevin Love returns for playoffs

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The Cleveland Cavaliers dispatched the Boston Celtics with relative ease in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, but the team suffered a major casualty as Kevin Love’s left shoulder was dislocated by Kelly Olynyk. Love had been declared out for the Cavs’ next series — likely against the Chicago Bulls, who lead the Milwaukee Bucks,

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No beef with Boston

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I have no problem with how the Boston Celtics played in their first round series against the Cavaliers. Yes, they were dirty. Yes, they were underhanded. Yes, Kelly Olynyk yanked Kevin Love’s shoulder out of its socket and Isaiah Thomas grabbed at an inbounds pass while it was still in LeBron James’ hands. Yes, Jae Crowder, he

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Cavs suspensions, Browns draft info and more – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-27

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The Cleveland Cavaliers suspensions are known. The Browns draft is coming. Dave and Craig discuss all of that and the usual amount of random stuff regarding technology, media and social media. The big podcast month we’ve been having The Verge reporting on Refused’s new album Spotify and Amazon and researching music Kevin Love and J.R.

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Kevin Love is very good, but on-off stats can be very misleading: WFNY Stats & Info

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The 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers are better with Kevin Love on the floor. That is because Kevin Love is an All-Star player. Yes, before the season many thought of Love as a top-10 NBA player. That’s likely no longer the case. But as we’re seeing now with the lack of Cavs frontcourt depth, Love is quite,

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JR Smith suspended two games for hitting the Celtics Jae Crowder in the head

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As if the day following the Cavaliers finishing the sweep over the Boston Celtics could not get any worse, the NBA has announced that JR Smith has been suspended two games. This coming after the news that Kevin Love will miss the entire upcoming Eastern Conference Semifinal series with a dislocated shoulder. During Sunday’s game

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Kevin Love ruled out for entire Eastern Conference Semifinal series

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Well, the Kevin Love injury news has gotten worse. The Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Monday that Kevin Love will miss the entire upcoming Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff series with a dislocated shoulder. After X-rays and a MRI on Monday, the Cavaliers medical staff diagnosed Love’s injury as “an acute anterior inferior glenohumeral dislocation with the

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Video: Watch WFNY and WKYC talk Cavs-Celtics Game 4

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WKYC’s “All In with the Cavs” web series continued on Monday morning wherein John Anderson and a member of WFNY dissected the fallout from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ sweep of the Boston Celtics. In the event you missed the live airing, we got you covered. Check out the video below where John and I talk about

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Kelly Olynyk: “I’d probably get killed if I went to Cleveland right now”

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Kelly Olynyk’s name has been in the headlines a whole lot in the past 24 hours, a result of Kevin Love’s left shoulder being separated as the two battled for a rebound in Game 4 Sunday in Boston. The timetable for Love’s return is not yet certain, though reports suggest that he could miss two

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Woj: The Cavs had Kevin Love’s back

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As most Cleveland fans are curious as to what impact Kevin Love’s injury will have on the rest of the NBA Playoffs and their city’s quest for its first championship in 50-plus years, many others—mostly national types—are curious as to what impact the forward’s dislocated shoulder will have on his impending free agency. While Yahoo Sports’

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Cavs sweep Celtics, but it costs them dearly – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-26

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Andrew and Craig discuss the Boston Celtics losing in four games to the Cavaliers and how much it really cost them. The Cavaliers did get the sweep, but somehow managed to leave fans feeling badly after completing said sweep. Kevin Love’s shoulder and the prospect of missing one game Kelly Olinyk did not try to

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Cavs sweep amid Love-less disaster: Cavs vs. Celtics Game 4 Behind the Box Score

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In their first playoff series in five years, the Cleveland Cavaliers emerged victorious, sweeping the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon in Boston by virtue of a 101-93 victory. However, to get that fourth win and punch their ticket to the East semifinals, they paid dearly. With the first quarter injury to Kevin Love as well

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The Playoffs Will Set Kevin Love Free

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For much of the 2014-2015 NBA season, I felt like Kevin Love’s dad. No, I wasn’t stuffing notes into his brown bag lunch that read “Packed you Gushers today, kiddo!” or consoling him after whiffing on a penalty kick during community soccer, but I was concerned about him in a way that felt paternal. Maybe

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