Report: Kendrick Perkins to sign with Cavaliers

Mark Duncan / AP

According to ESPN.com, center Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers once his buyout with the Utah Jazz is completed. Perkins was traded to the Jazz from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a deadline deal this week, and a buyout option was considered likely. Perkins joined the Thunder from the Boston Celtics in 2011

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Stack of All Trades: Sorting through the NBA Trade Deadline

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Thursday’s NBA trade deadline saw some 11 trades—or more, if you count the different portions of three- and four-way deals independently—move nearly 40 NBA players, the rights to four non-NBA players, and about a dozen draft picks. Players and picks flew across the league like barnyard animals in Twister, and just as suddenly. Even the Association’s foremost news breaker

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Celebrating humanity in sport, and gearing up for Tribe season: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy it’s-how-freaking-cold-outside-again-day, Blawg Pound. If you are fortunate enough to have a car, I hope that you are also fortunate enough to have a garage. I wrote a week ago that this winter hadn’t been that bad. I retract that sentiment, and extend a solemn, respectful middle finger to Mother Nature. I would like to spend this

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LeBron James voted Vice President of NBA players’ union

LeBron James Family Foundation

LeBron James is nearly undisputed as the greatest player in the game, and now he’s making himself even more powerful. According to (who else?) Adrian Wojnarowski, LeBron James has been elected as the Vice President of the NBA player’s union under Chris Paul, who serves as the President. Paul had been pushing James to join

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Columbus isn’t Cleveland, Michigan’s New Song, and Law and Order: While We’re Waiting…

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Good morning and Happy Thursday! After Thursday night’s game against the Bulls, we’ll endure over a week with only the NBA All-Star festivities to discuss on the floor (outside of a couple Buckeye basketball games). It’s a bit of a slow time in the sports world, but we’re going to keep plugging along. Let’s begin

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Cavs vs 76ers Behind the Box Score: Eleven in a row

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Philadelphia 76ers (10-39) 84 Cleveland Cavaliers (30-20) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers’ revenge tour continued Monday night with a 97-84 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. One of this season’s low points came a few weeks ago when the Cavaliers lost to the Sixers.

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Cavs vs Blazers Behind the Box Score: Epic Kyrie Irving

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Portland Trailblazers (32-14) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (27-20) 99 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Wednesday night’s game against the Portland Trailblazers with a 1-8 record this season without LeBron James. That matters, of course, because shortly before the start of this game, it

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Cavs vs Jazz Behind the Box Score: Let the good times roll

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Utah Jazz (14-28) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (23-20) 106 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter It’s not fun to think back to November 5, 2014. It was the fourth game of the season for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and they were in Utah to play the Jazz. The Cavaliers lost

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Cavs vs Bulls Behind the Box Score: Things are starting to look up

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Chicago Bulls (27-16) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (22-20) 108 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers have certainly had more than their fair share of ups and downs so far this season. There have been some serious struggles against much lesser teams. But on Monday night, the

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Cavs vs Rockets Behind the Box Score: Not enough Kyrie’s

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Houston Rockets (24-11) 105 Cleveland Cavaliers (19-17) 93 [Box Score] There are different types of losses. The loss to the Sixers on Monday was an atrocious loss. The loss to the Rockets on Wednesday night honestly wasn’t that bad of a loss. Of course, that’s not to say it was a good loss, either. The

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Cavs vs 76ers Behind the Box Score: Disaster

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (19-16) 92 Philadelphia 76ers (5-28) 95 [Box Score] If it makes anyone feel better, they can feel free to lay on the excuses. The Cavaliers were without three starters with injuries to Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, and Anderson Varejao. They were also without their best bench scoring option in Dion Waiters. No matter

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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

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The Cavs Change Coaches…Again — WFNY’s Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2014: No. 8

David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers

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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Cavs vs Hornets Behind the Box Score: Back in Business

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Charlotte Hornets (6-18) 88 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-9) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter Last season the Charlotte Bobcats were one of the NBA’s pleasant surprises. In the preseason last year there were a lot of hope that the Cavaliers would be the team to make the leap

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Cavs vs Nets Behind the Box Score: The Streak is Real

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (12-7) 110 Brooklyn Nets (8-11) 88 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter So far this season, the script for the Cleveland Cavaliers has been to jump out to a good start in the first quarter. Then, as the bench came in late in the first and

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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

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Quarterbacks and NBA Realignment, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving holiday. Now we enter that crazy and chaotic period of time between Thanksgiving and Christmas where everyone is trying to wrap up year end business while trying to find the perfect gifts for loved ones and friends. Amidst the chaos, however, it’s always nice to

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Cavaliers vs Magic Behind the Box Score: Baby Steps

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Orlando Magic 74 Cleveland Cavaliers 106 [Box Score] I know what a lot of people are thinking. What’s the big deal? The Cavaliers are a much better team than the Orlando Magic. They’re supposed to win a game like this. But man, the Cavaliers needed this one. We heard all offense about how effective this

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Cavs vs Nuggets Behind the Box Score: One Step Back

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Denver Nuggets (3-7) 106 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-4) 97 [Box Score] What a dull game. The Cavaliers felt like they were sleepwalking through most of this game. The offense was stagnant and lethargic, and when they got good looks, they were missing the shots. The defense is still atrocious, as the Cavaliers let Denver keep them

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Cavs vs Pelicans Behind the Box Score: A little adversity, a lot of joy

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

New Orleans Pelicans 111 Cleveland Cavaliers 118 [Box Score] On Saturday, the New Orleans Pelicans went to San Antonio and knocked off the defending NBA Champions to move to 3-2 on the season. I only mention this because people might not realize that the Pelicans are not the same team of recent years. Time will

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