Cavs and Nets reportedly discussing Joe Johnson trade

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The wheel o’ rumors keeps on spinning, spinning, spinning, and the latest stop has the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets talking about a trade built around seven-time All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Cavs would send the Nets Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract, which Brooklyn could immediately waive

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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 Rumors: Spurs, Cavaliers discussing Brendan Haywood trade

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For months and months, we’ve been expecting talks to intensify over the peculiar unguaranteed contract of backup Cleveland Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood. On Tuesday, we received one of the first substantive rumors involving his future. Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News tweeted that the Spurs and Cavaliers have had discussions about a Haywood trade.

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Cavs’ J.R. Smith opts out to test free agency, wants to return to Cleveland

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It’s that time of year: NBA Players exercise their rights to opt out of their current contracts in hopes of securing deals that either pay them more or provide them security over a longer period of time. For Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith, it may be a product of both. According to Shams Charania, Smith

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It won’t be easy for the Cavaliers to acquire Dwyane Wade

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With the playoffs over and the draft upon us, it’s officially silly season time again in the NBA. While the summer of 2015 isn’t likely to be as earth-shattering for the Cleveland Cavaliers as last July, there are still an awful lot of decisions to make. Just three weeks ago, I wrote an FAQ on

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Mo Williams interested in returning to Cavs

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Prepare the Godfather music and “goosey” three-point celebrations: Mo Williams is interested in re-joining the Cavs. The soon-to-be free agent point guard, who finished last season with the Charlotte Hornets after being traded by the Minnesota Timberwolves, is “more than interested” in coming back to Cleveland, according to NEOMG’s Chris Haynes. The Cavaliers have an obvious need for

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Cavs attempted to acquire Pablo Prigioni at trade deadline

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The Legend of Matthew Dellavedova continues to live on through the NBA Finals, but this doesn’t mean that the Cleveland Cavaliers did not try to upgrade the backup point guard spot in February. We heard about players like Steve Nash being on the phones with the Cavs, but according to The New York Post’s Mark

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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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Ray Allen says ‘no thanks’ to the NBA—for this season

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After fielding phone calls, texts and DMs from would-be suitors, veteran swingman Ray Allen has decided to pass on all offers to play in the NBA this season. In a press released issued by Tadem Sports and Entertainment, Allen told the world he will stay on the sidelines for the residual portion of the year

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Baron Davis wants to make a comeback, has talked with Cavs

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Once an All-Star, Baron Davis, who is currently in retirement, wants to make a comeback. According to TMZ, Davis is in talks to return to the NBA and has had discussions with multiple playoff contenders. Among the playoff contenders that have talked to Davis are two of his former teams, the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland

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Ray Allen won’t be signing with the Cavs

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Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with

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Cavs “strong frontrunners” to land Kendrick Perkins

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In a world where 270-pound bruisers don’t exactly grow on trees, the Cleveland Cavaliers may soon have two of them on their roster. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojarowski reports that the Wine and Gold have suddenly become “strong frontrunners” in landing Kendrick Perkins, the 30-year-old center who helped the Boston Celtics win a title in 2008, following

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Should the Cavs kick the tires on Amare Stoudemire?

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The New York Knicks appear to be discussing a potential buyout of veteran big man Amare Stoudemire. The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers are the front-runners to land the 32-year old in the event he is set free, but STAT is on record saying he would like to play for a contender. Given the existence

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LeBron James subtweets Kevin Love about “fitting in”

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National Basketball Association teammates are together quite often. Not as often as those in the Major League Baseball, necessarily but playing games four nights a week while adding in practice and shootarounds leads to 15 players seeing an awful lot of one another. It is for this reason why, at roughly midnight on Saturday night,

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Making the case for a Mo Gotti return

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With the wine and gold on a roll, winners of 12 straight, it may seem like a peculiar time to nitpick the team. But, it’s easier to look upon the horizon with calm waters, and right now I want to look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ options with that open roster spot ahead of the trade deadline

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Did Andrew Wiggins spurning LRMR lead to his trade?

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As he always does when joining for a segment with Tony Rizzo and WKNR’s “Really Big Show,” ESPN.com basketball scribe Brian Windhorst provided some excellent insight in to the Cleveland Cavaliers and their current wart-filled winning streak. Windy discussed Kevin Love’s offensive struggles, the team’s lack of “plays”, and LeBron James’ wrist. But what may

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David Blatt addresses the lack of LeBron James MVP talks

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The narrative always favors the new guys. Team records, in this instance, aren’t doing many favors. But as guys like Steph Curry and James Harden are getting the majority of the attention in the NBA MVP race, LeBron James, a four-time winner, is slowly but surely making his case. David Blatt, his head coach, has

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Cavs could unload Brendan Haywood before the summer

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When David Griffin masterfully acquired Brendan Haywood this past summer, the entire Cleveland Cavaliers landscape was different than it is today. Since the draft night deal, the wine and gold have added a few All-Stars, a few key role players and a boat load of salary. Haywood’s deal was one that could potentially bring over

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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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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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