Andrew Wiggins, Kevin Love, Snowpiercer, and Sunday Ticket… While We’re Waiting

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The last time I wrote a WWW it was the night before LeBron made his decision at noon. It became completely dated by lunch time. Wonder what I can write about this week to make it dated again… ***** We’ve officially exhausted the Wiggins for Love trade debate, but it rages on. I’m always looking

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David Blatt on Anthony Bennett: ‘Last year is in the past’

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Anthony Bennett has been a little bit of a media darling at this year’s Las Vegas Summer League. After missing last year’s event following shoulder surgery, he’s had a hot start in the Cavs’ first two games this weekend. During Friday’s 70-68 victory over Milwaukee, he had 15 points and eight rebounds, somewhat over-shadowing the

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NBA Summer League: Cavs fall 82-76 to Heat in quarterfinals

The vaunted NBA Summer League schedule has come to an end for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Missing their best players on Saturday — second-year regulars Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller were given the day off — the hapless Cavs were no match for the similarly anonymous Miami Heat, falling 82-76 in Las Vegas. Forward Justin Harper

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NBA News: Cavs’ Dion Waiters to play only at shooting guard

Over the last few days, Cleveland Cavaliers fans have seen a more demonstrative head coach Mike Brown out with the team over at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Yesterday, Brown shed some light on how he views second-year guard Dion Waiters. “I’m viewing him strictly as a 2-guard,” Brown said to the Akron Beacon

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The Boots: Talkin’ Cavs long-term upside and the 2014 East Playoffs

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In my usual half-rapid fire, half-prose form, I’m back with another edition of The Boots. For those unfamiliar with this feature, I assign loosely defined “Boot Up” or “Boot Down” votes to trending sports topics. With a disappointing Indians loss last night, let’s get excited about the Cavs. Boot Up: Tristan Thompson’s potential – The

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While We’re Waiting… Andrew Bynum’s new home in Cleveland

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Is another change of scenery enough for the All-Star center

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NBA Summer League: Cavaliers beat Spurs 72-66, advance to quarterfinals

The Cavaliers’ Summer League team beat San Antonio in Las Vegas today, 72-66, to advance in the 22-team Summer League Tournament. Cleveland was led by Dion Waiters, who scored 27 points on a respectable 12-23 from the field. He did go 0-4 from behind the three point line. Tyler Zeller struggled offensively scoring a single

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NBA Summer League: Cavaliers fall to Pelicans 66-62

The Cavaliers lost their first Summer League game Monday to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Cavs (2-1) were paced by Dion Waiters who had 16 points on 5-16 shooting. Tyler Zeller had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Jermaine Taylor (D-League) added 10 points and  was the only other Cavalier with more than 6. The Cavaliers

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NBA News: Cavaliers announce Summer League schedule

The Cleveland Cavaliers will once again participate in the Las Vegas Summer League. This year the league will be run a bit differently. Each team will have three ‘preliminary’ games in order to be seeded in the first Summer League tournament. The Cavs three preliminary games are- Friday, July 12 vs. LA Lakers 8 p.m.

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Portland Trail Blazers Claim Justin Holiday Off Waivers

One of the great stories of this year’s NBA Summer League for the Cavaliers was a forward from the University of Washington. Well, even though he signed on to be on the team’s preseason roster, he is now heading back west to join a new team. Here’s the report from The Oregonian: Justin Holiday, a

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Kyrie Irving Injury Update

From the Cavaliers- “Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving experienced a fractured bone in his right hand during a summer league practice in Las Vegas Saturday. He traveled back to Cleveland on Sunday with Cavaliers Head Athletic Trainer Max Benton and was seen by Cavaliers Head Team Physician Dr. Richard Parker and Dr. Thomas Graham at Cleveland

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Byron Scott on Kyrie Irving’s injury: “It just really alters all the plans we had this summer…”

“It just really alters all the plans we had this summer as far as summer league was concerned with him and Dion getting a chance to jell with Tyler and those guys,” Scott said. “That was Plan A. We didn’t have a Plan B going into this because you just never imagine that happening. Obviously

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Cleveland Cavs Notes: Kyrie Irving’s Injury, Luis Scola, Andrew Bynum, Start of Summer League

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What a hectic week to be a fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers. It seems that almost every single day brings along a new news cycle, and this week has brought along its fair share of hectic news. From the Kris Humphries-Brooklyn Nets rumors to the possible Luis Scola waiver claim, to the more recent Andrew

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Report: Kyrie Irving Breaks Hand, Will Need Surgery And Miss 6-8 Weeks

The WFNY staff has been processing this tweet for the last half hour or so, and has decided to post it to the site. This latest report comes via SLAM’s Tzvi Twersky ‏and it doesn’t appear too good: Breaking: Kyrie Irving’s hand is in a cast. He most likely broke a bone during practice, according

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While We’re Waiting – Trade Jhonny, First summer league game, Cavs looking at another Raptor

While We’re Waiting is an agglomeration of nifty internet items that we find through various ways.  There’s nothing like a fresh set of internet links to start your day.  Happy Sunday, here’s what I found!  We like to share with you, so share things you find with us by emailing our tips account. — “For

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