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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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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NBA jersey sales: LeBron No. 2, Kyrie No. 4, Delly No. 14

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Just when you thought all the Delly Fever had passed, one delayed symptom of rears its head. The Cleveland Cavaliers plucky point guard couldn’t quite keep pace with Stephen Curry in the NBA Finals, but he appears to have made an impression while on the game’s biggest stage. Dellavedova is in the headlines once again,

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Yes, Tristan Thompson can sign a five-year deal with Cleveland

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The Collective Bargaining Agreement of any sports league is very difficult to understand. This is why many sports agents are millionaires themselves, and teams have cadres of lawyers and analysts working with their on-field operations departments. If these people spend their entire careers working on these topics, it’s certainly not going to be easy for the

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Pics: Warhawk Kyrie 1s debut at Nike’s EYBL Basketball Academy

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The Nike EYBL Basketball Academy has seen appearances from all of the major Swoosh brand athletes, including a LeBron James-led yoga session and more, but may be getting the most burn for the amount of swag that participants are walking away with following their time in Santa Monica, California. As has become customary in 2015,

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How the Cavs Lost (and Won) the Finals

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There was only one way it could ever end. From the moment the playoffs began, the stakes were as high as could be: this wasn’t going to be as meaningless as something like ending world poverty or brain surgery, this was sports.1 And the possible outcomes were binary for the City of Cleveland: Either the Cavaliers

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LeBron James, David Blatt, Johnny Manziel, and the Tribe – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-18

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I grabbed TD to help everyone get ready for the Indians now that the Cavaliers are officially done. Before we got to the Tribe though, TD and I discussed the Cavs, David Blatt and Johnny Manziel. [Click here to download this episode directly] NBA Free and LeBron James fever with the Cleveland Cavaliers How good

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What a difference a year makes for Cavs fans

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1964. That’s the year we Cleveland fans hear all the time and wish for it to be updated. We are still waiting to change that last championship date, as the Cavaliers were finished off on Tuesday by the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals. But, before we get back to waiting for

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Waiting, with great anticipation, for next year

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Has there ever been a more apropos moment in the history of Cleveland sports for fans to say, “Oh yeah? Well just wait ‘til next year”? And to say it with justifiable optimism? The Cavaliers are already the favorites in Las Vegas to win the title next season, and with good reason. When the 2015-16

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Video: WFNY on WKYC breaking down the Cavs one last time

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It’s been a fun ride with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season, and it’s been a fun ride for us at WFNY to be able to share the experience with John Anderson, Will Ujek and the fine folks over at WKYC. For one last time for the 2014-15 NBA season, we talked about the Cleveland Cavs

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LeBron James and the Cavaliers playing with house money – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-15

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It’s the day before the day the Cavs get a chance to keep hope alive so Dave and Craig decided to have a conversation very loosely about that and other stuff. We had a lot of fun doing this one, so hopefully you have as much fun listening. Dave starts the show due to inclement

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The Cavaliers are a feel-good story and not done yet – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-12

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The Cavaliers are down, but not yet out. Martin Rickman is in town and he sat down to discuss the NBA Finals and the Cavs’ chances. Here are some of the things we’ve discussed. LeBron James and hitting his head on the camera LeBron takes big hits even if he acts like he got shot

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Cautiously optimistic on the Cavs – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-11

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Dave and Andrew got together electronically to discuss Browns mini-camp and the Andy Lee trade…no wait, they discussed the Cavs. Cautious Optimism Dirty Delly Having your old “takes” on record Taking no comfort in positive statistics Blatt being a step ahead. Being so close but so far away. Being confident. Being so sleep deprived Golden

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The Cleveland Cavaliers give fans a much needed break from the bad

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As Cleveland fans, we know all too well what it’s like when there’s almost nothing to look forward to. We’ve experienced plenty of years in our lives — especially recently — where none of our teams could give us the proper distraction we seek with our entertainment time and money. It’s easy to forget just how wonderfully

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Just three more wins: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! First and foremost, a most sincere thank you to Mr Bode for filling in for me last Tuesday. I spent a week enjoying the great Smoky Mountains (and all the tourist trap glory of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, too, or course). Not only would it have been tough to do WWW at

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Mark Johnson has had it with NBA referees after Game 2

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It’s not my position to come out on the side of criticizing NBA referees in the playoffs as being one-sided. I do think they were pretty bad at their job in Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals, but I tend to think it was bad across the board mostly. I tend to side with

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LeBron and the Cavs aren’t dead yet – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-06

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I’ve been listening to a lot of Cavs talk about how Kyrie Irving’s injury spells the end for LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers. I get it, and I understand why people feel that way, but there are games left to be played and the Cavs have LeBron James. I asked Brendan Bowers to join me

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Kyrie Irving out three to four months with fractured knee cap

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After a hot start in the NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving left Thursday’s Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors with an apparent knee injury. The team announced on Friday afternoon that Irving had an MRI that revealed he had a fractured left knee cap. In the coming days, Irving will have surgery

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Jon Barry: Cavs think Kyrie Irving is done for the series

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to bounce back on Sunday, but according to Jon Barry in an interview with Dan Patrick, they’re not counting on Kyrie Irving to be a part of it. Barry couldn’t pinpoint which injury has the Cavaliers so worried, but he heard someone say that they think he’s done. “I heard

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The Night That Would Be Ours

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This was our night. You could just feel it. The Indians, playing much better baseball of late, jumped out in front of the red-hot Kansas City Royals 4-0 early. The middle of the order power threat Brandon Moss would go deep and one of the Tribe’s four horsemen, Trevor Bauer, was once again looking dominant.

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