I’m just glad Mamba is finally out

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A year-long retirement ceremony is a bit much, so one WFNY writers is glad that the man they call the Black Mamba is finally done playing basketball.

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A (Sort of) Grand Finale: Cavs-Lakers, Behind the Box Score

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The Cavs and Lakers faced off in Los Angeles on Thursday for one last game between LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, in what turned out to be a surprisingly entertaining Cavalier win.

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Kobe Bryant gives LeBron James his game-worn Kobe 11s (Pics)

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Kobe Bryant left his lasting mark with Cavs fans at The Q, and with LeBron James following the game.

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Won’t you stay just a little bit longer? Cavs-Lakers, Behind the Box Score

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Kevin Love hurt his shoulder (but he should be fine), and the Cavs took care of business in Kobe Bryant’s final game in Cleveland.

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Windhorst: Cavs and Lakers talked about a LeBron-Kobe swap in 2007

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Kobe in the wine and gold? The Cavs and Lakers talked about a LeBron James-Kobe Bryant trade in 2007, writes ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.

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What Never Was: LeBron vs Kobe in the NBA Finals

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Despite every NBA Finals series since 2007 including either a LeBron or a Kobe, the two never met on basketball’s grandest stage.

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Larry Nance, Jr. on being an NBA legacy and living with Crohn’s disease

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With a surname that like, he’s always welcome around here.

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15 fully loaded quotes from Byron Scott’s Cleveland Cavaliers coaching tenure

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Grumpy Byron is hardly a brand new phenomenon

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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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Despite Cavaliers Losing Streak, Ticket Prices Still High For Trip To LA

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Cavalier fans hoped the return of LeBron James would spark the team and reverse the team’s recent losing ways. James played almost 37 minutes in his return on Tuesday night and scored 33 points, but Cleveland could not top the Phoenix Suns. The 107-100 loss was Cleveland’s sixth in a row and dropped the Cavaliers below .500

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Kevin Love will “seriously consider” opt out after season

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Isn’t this fun, you guys?

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Cavaliers vs. Lakers Behind The Boxscore: Deng, Dion, and Delly, but not much D


I blocked it out of my memory, but I was reminded that the Cavaliers lost to the Kings on Sunday night by 44 points. After that effort, a sight for sore eyes in the depleted Los Angeles Lakers showed up next on the schedule in this 5-game West Coast swing. But, it was anybody’s guess

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Cavs “seeking other options” in potential Andrew Bynum deal

It appears that the potential Andrew Bynum-to-Los Angeles deal that was reported this week is on life support. ESPN.com’s resident Cavaliers beat NBA writer reports that while the deal which would send Pau Gasol to Cleveland in exchange for the cap space which would be cleared by waiving center Andrew Bynum is no longer progressing and that Chris

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WFNY Stats & Info: Notes on Pau Gasol’s decline


Pau Gasol is the latest rumored trade candidate for the Cavaliers, according to Brian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne at ESPN.com. The 33-year-old is a three-time All-Star but his best days are clearly behind him as shown in advanced statistics. Although he’s averaging 14.7 points and 9.4 rebounds in 30 minutes per game this season —

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Cavs could be sending Andrew Bynum back to LA for Pau Gasol

Could the Cavaliers be adding yet another power forward to the mix? In one of his recent Below the Rim podcasts, there was a passing moment where the host, ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst, and his guest, Grantland.com’s Chuck Klosterman, had tossed around a trade that was on the table between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles

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Andrew Bynum, Cleveland Cavalier — WFNY Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2013: No. 9

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If you thought that 2012 was one crazy year in the world of Cleveland Sports, 2013 proved that there is rarely a dull moment. There were good times and bad, hirings and firings, wins and losses, and appearances in postseasons and courtrooms. As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last five

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Video: Watch Shannon Brown’s attempt (and fall) in Latvian dunk contest

Former Cleveland Cavaliers small forward Shannon Brown was recently in Latvia where he participated in a dunk contest. Brown, formerly of the “Let Shannon Dunk” campaign back in 2010, decided to attempt a dunk over a few nearby fans. It is safe to say that the outcome, given the way Brown initially disappears off of

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Everything you need to know about new Cavs forward Earl Clark

When Earl Clark was the the No. 14 pick in the 2009 draft, he probably never expected to be in this position four years later. But here he is now, a 25-year-old with the opportunity to provide depth and length to the young Cleveland Cavaliers. Cavs general manager Chris Grant still has more work to

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NBA News: Cavaliers to sign free agent forward Earl Clark

After rampant speculation over the past few days, it appears the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached a deal with free agent forward Earl Clark. Sean Deveny of Sporting News had the report first as a two-year, $9 million deal between Clark and the Cavs. TNT’s David Aldridge followed up in reporting that the second year is

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Cavs “will likely kick the tires” on Andrew Bynum

This might be nothing more than due diligence, but Bob Finnan (by way of HOOPSWORLD) is reporting that the Cavaliers will explore the possibility of signing free agent center Andrew Bynum. Bynum was an utter disaster for the Philadelphia 76ers as the 25-year-old didn’t suit up for the team one time in his lone season

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