LeBron James visited Ray Allen in Miami to recruit him to the Cavaliers

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Right now the award for GM of the Year could either go to either Dave Griffin or LeBron James, depending on who is more responsible for the Cleveland Cavalier front office moves.1 ESPN’s Dave McMenamin has reported that the Cavaliers forward  met with former teammate and currently retired shooting guard Ray Allen during James’ recent break

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Video: Campaign to get LeBron James in the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest

LeBron James Dunk Contest Video

Another year, another hopeful rally to get LeBron James in the All-Star weekend’s Slam Dunk Contest. This time, instead of fans or fellow players, the challenge comes in the form of something that would benefit The Boys & Girls Club, a group that has long had ties to James and his foundation. Challeng.org has started

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Tristan Thompson turned down a four-year, $52 million contract from Cavs

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In a put-up-or-shut-up column surrounding Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowksi reports that impending free agent Tristan Thompson turned down a lucrative contract offer this past offseason that would have paid him $13 million per season over the course of four years. So far, the Cavaliers have witnessed LeBron James, the businessman.

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Kevin Love plans to opt in with Cavs for 2015-16 season

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He may flail his arms out of frustration roughly a dozen times per contest, but Kevin Love continues to say all of the right things when it comes to his future in Cleveland. The Cavaliers are among the most disappointing stories in the entire NBA thus far, and Love is on the final year of a contract

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The Timofey Mozgov trade helps the Cavs and that’s a good thing: While We’re Waiting…

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It’s been a wild few weeks to be a Cavaliers fan. Right about the time I arrived home for winter break, things were going well. Four weeks later, there have been two big trades, several injuries and a splattering of gut-wrenching losses. Suddenly, these Cleveland Cavaliers — the ones many thought would win 55, 60

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Cavaliers to acquire Denver’s Timofey Mozgov

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are makin’ moves: ESPN.com’s Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst first reported on Wednesday that the team was close to acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski later confirmed the deal is happening. According to the reports, the Cavs will send two future first-round draft picks to Denver. Initially, the report stated that

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Everything you need to know about J.R. Smith

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So the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Dion Waiters for Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith, and a first-round draft pick. Shumpert is a good two weeks away from participating in team activities and that first-round pick is protected to a point where the team may not get to take advantage of it come this July. But Smith—the mercurial and

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David Griffin drops the hammer on David Blatt rumors

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A few minutes before the Cleveland Cavaliers took to the floor to host the Dallas Mavericks, the team’s general manager, David Griffin, addressed the media in the wake of what appears to be several inquiries over the course of the last couple of weeks. And before he would take any questions, Griffin unfurled a thoughtful and

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LeBron James out two weeks with knee and back strains

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Just when Cavs fans thought things couldn’t get any worse, news broke Thursday afternoon that Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is expected to miss two weeks with knee and back strains. The team announced LeBron’s absence around 3 p.m. LeBron James is expected to miss two weeks in order to recover from injuries to his left

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LeBron James “won’t hesitate to make the appropriate business decision” following 2014-15

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According to everyone in Independence, all is well on the player-coach front. LeBron James says it’s all for headlines. David Blatt says it’s unfair to discuss any sort of consternation just two months in. But Chris Haynes of NEOMG says that while the four-time MVP won’t force management to fire the current Cleveland Cavaliers head

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WFNY Q&A: Norris Cole talks about Cleveland, LeBron and Life

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The Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Miami Heat on Christmas Day, a game that will be rife with plenty of storylines. One which will go under discussed, however, is Heat point guard Norris Cole, a Cleveland State University alumnus, playing against his former teammate—and supporter—LeBron James. WFNY sits down with Cole, along with a few key Clevelanders in advance of the nationally televised match-up.

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Cavs’ Anderson Varejao done for the year with torn Achilles

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Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao underwent an MRI on Wednesday, and received a terrible Christmas gift in the way of a torn Achilles tendon, as reported by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The injury “likely will end Varejao’s season.” Though non-contact, the Brazilian big man landed awkwardly in the third quarter of Tuesday’s 125-104 win over the

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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

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Adrian Wojnarowski really, really doesn’t like LeBron James

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Are NBA reporters lobbing bombs back at Woj? We’ve spoken ad nauseum about the bizarre angles taken by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski when discussing one LeBron James, but a well-written and well-sourced longread report over at The New Republic shines a brighter light on this apparent bias against the four-time NBA MVP among others. Spending

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Cavs vs Raptors Behind The Box Score: LeBron’s Three Highlights Comeback Win

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (13-7) 105 Toronto Raptors (16-6) 101 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter. I was planning to write this recap about the Toronto Raptors. For 36 minutes of basketball, that’s what was in my head. I was going to write about how the Raptors are the best team

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Cavs considering trading Dion Waiters for a big man

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are in first place, but that doesn’t mean that David Griffin is complacent with his current roster. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Wine and Gold are still in search of a rim-protecting big man and that they’d be willing to trade Dion Waiters in order to get one. Sources say that

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Kevin Love: “I’m a Cavalier for the long term”

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Words are only worth so much, but Kevin Love continues to say all the right things when it comes to his future with the Cleveland Cavaliers. In an interview with ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning”, Love, once again, pledged his allegiance to being a member of the Wine and Gold beyond the

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Cavs interested in Andrei Kirilenko

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The Brooklyn Nets could look to trade forward Andrei Kirilenko and the Cleveland Cavaliers are rumored to be one team interested in acquiring the veterans services. Kirilenko, who famously joined the Nets after taking less money than the market would have seemingly dictated, has completely fallen out of the Nets’ rotation and has missed the last

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The Cavs are mediocre, but let’s still have fun: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Today should be a good day at WFNY, folks. We’ve got some of the new kids and infrequent writers in charge with Craig on vacation and Scott on a work trip. Hope you can put up with us for the day. Assorted Cavs-Spurs thoughts: The Cavs, a currently mediocre team, lost by two points to

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NBPA firing warning shots in advance of 2017 labor discussions

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A few weeks back, we linked to a profile of Michele Roberts, the NBA players’ union executive director, which painted her as a no-bullshit firecracker who was ready to put the union on her back and lead them to greener pastures than they could ever imagine—the kind with commas and zeros and all kinds of

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