Nike to hold a Kyrie Irving experience tonight at The Q

Nike Basketball Kyrie Irving KYRIE 1

In celebration of the impending release of the Kyrie 1, Nike will be holding a Kyrie Irving-based “Dream” experience during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Friday night game against the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving’s closest fans (read: those in attendance) will have the opportunity to purchase the Kyrie 1 before it becomes available at retail

Read More...

Kyrie Irving’s Extension — WFNY’s Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2014: No. 6

Kyrie Irving Contract Extension

If you thought that 2013 was one crazy year in the world of Cleveland Sports, 2014 once again proved that there is rarely a dull moment. There were good times and bad, hirings and firings, wins and losses, homecomings and award winners. As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last

Read More...

Cavaliers Film Room: First Quarter Love

Craig Mitchelldyer/USA TODAY Sports

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

Read More...

Cavs vs Hawks Behind the Box Score: Payback

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Atlanta Hawks (18-7) 127 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) 98 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter At the end of the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers were leading the Atlanta Hawks by a 34-26 margin. In what was hoped to be a good matchup between two of the Eastern Conference’s

Read More...

My Sportsman of the Year: David Griffin

David Griffin Cleveland Cavaliers

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.

Read More...

My Sportsman of the Year: Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

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.

Read More...

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (13-8) 94 Oklahoma City Thunder (9-13) 103 Box Score Well, I’m an emotional wreck. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ narrow defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder was undoubtedly the most gut-wrenching emotional roller coaster of a Cavs game since at least 2010. As soon I post this, I’m going to go back

Read More...

LeBron James a game time decision with knee soreness

LeBron James Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

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

Read More...

NBA stars, Anthony Davis, and half court shots, While We’re Waiting

WWW

Happy Tuesday WFNY! It’s been a bit of up and down few days for me as a sports fan. The Cavs won games last Thursday and Friday, and then on Saturday Ohio State delivered an early Christmas gift in the form of one of my Top Five All-Time OSU games1. However, on Sunday, the Browns

Read More...

First place Cavs, Grammy nominations and ESPN’s “execution of journalism”: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday? Hopefully, Ohio State’s utter domination of the Wisconsin Badgers and subsequent admission into the first ever College Football Playoff is enough to carry you through what was otherwise awful weekend for football. We’ll have a slew of Browns-based coverage over the coming hours, but While We’re Waiting… The Cleveland Cavaliers have quietly gone

Read More...

Credit David Blatt for Kyrie Irving’s last-second basket

David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving dazzled the national audience Thursday night with his 37 points and his scooped left-handed kiss off the glass to push the Cavs’ lead to three with just seconds ago. Irving’s performance was a coming out party, an exclamation point on what has been an elite start to the season, doing so in one of

Read More...

Cleveland Cavaliers Win First Game of Crucial Stretch

David Richard, USA TODAY Sports

Teams often have a span or two that come to mark decisive tide-turning points in the season. Fans can look back at those moments and recall, “Ahh, that’s when it all came together,” or, “Aww, that’s when it all went to hell.” These stretches of games usually become a virtually indistinguishable series of occurrences where

Read More...

Cavalier Film Room: Kyrie Irving’s Much-Improved Defense

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers New York Knicks

When we last met in the Cavalier film room many moons ago, before the holidays, before I moved (again), etc., we talked about defending Pau Gasol in the post. This time, we’re going to focus on something I’ve spent many nights ridiculing: Kyrie Irving’s defense. This time, however, we discuss it on a much more

Read More...

GIFs: Kyrie Irving’s incredible layups from Thursday’s win over the Knicks

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers New York Knicks

Kyrie Irving almost single-handedly took down the New York Knicks in front of a national audience on Thursday night. We know he scored 37 points on just 18 shots, but we also know that not all points are created equal. In Irving’s incredible run of highly efficient play, he’s mixed in an array of highlight

Read More...

Cavs vs Knicks Behind the Box Score: Even ugly wins count as wins

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (10-7) 90 New York Knicks (4-16) 87 [Box Score] The New York Knicks are a mess. Just a really bad basketball team right now. They are the second worst team in the NBA this season. This could be the worst team in Knicks history if they don’t figure out what they’re doing. And

Read More...

NIKEiD versions of the KYRIE 1 from WFNY

KYRIE 1 Kyrie Irving Nike Basketball

By now, you’ve been inundated by posts and tweets from WFNY’s Scott regarding Nike’s release of Kyrie Irving’s new KYRIE 1. Getting a signature shoe is a big deal, after all. If you’re a fan of the two colorways being released to the masses, that’s fantastic—you get one of Nike’s hottest basketball shoe for the cost

Read More...

Nike officially unveils Kyrie Irving signature line

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is officially getting his own line of signature shoes from Nike Basketball. At an event held in New York City, the apparel company announced Irving as being a part of the “next chapter” of signature athletes to join the fray with the Nike KYRIE 1s. “As a kid, imagining that I’d

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

Has Kyrie Irving finally taken that next step?

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

In the depths of section 201 sits a Cavs fan whom everyone knows. You’ve heard him if you’ve been inside of Quicken Loans Arena during a game. You’ve heard him if you’ve listened closely to your television. You’ve read tweets about him. You’ve wondered what the hell he could be thinking. He’s the guy who, when

Read More...