Cavaliers trade Jarrett Jack, Tyler Zeller and Sergey Karasev for cap space

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The Cleveland Cavaliers found the third team that they needed to move Jarrett Jack’s contract. Marc Stein reports on Wednesday morning that the Cavaliers have traded Jarrett Jack to the Brooklyn Nets. The Boston Celtics will get Marcus Thornton from the Nets, plus Tyler Zeller and Sergey Karasev from the Cavaliers. ESPN sources say Brooklyn

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Cavalier Offseason Wishlist: Frontcourt

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This will be the first in a few posts from me about my post-season Cavalier thoughts. Before I dive in, be sure to check out the great work from Ben, Andrew, and Jacob in their varying post-season thoughts and breakdowns. It was only this past weekend that I sat down and watched the majority of

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Your Post-Trade Deadline Cleveland Cavaliers Viewing Guide

Because masochism isn’t for everyone I hate winter. Seriously. I woke up today at 7:00 a.m., barely able to breath for the fifth straight day. I spent the next two minutes trying to vacate my nasal cavity of what I suspect was approximately a fetrick muckton of the crustiest boogers known to man. I then turned

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Cavs vs Raptors Behind the Box Score: Shooting Blanks

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The Cavaliers are banged up and it’s showing. They’ve now accumulated three consecutive losses since the trade deadline and there’s still not set date for the return of CJ Miles, Dion Waiters, and Anderson Varejao. Every team the Cavaliers will face in March is either in the playoffs or sitting just barely outside them. These

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Cavs and Clippers talking Zeller-Bullock swap

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(4pm EST Update: This didn’t happen.) As the Cavaliers look to get something of substance for Luol Deng, they appear to be also discussing back-up plans at the small forward spot. ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst, who continues to crush the Cavs beat from 500 miles away, reports that David Griffin’s team is exploring a deal that

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The Diff: Revisiting ShotScore and how the Cavs are terrible

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The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about the downfall for the Cavs in four terrible home losses. This week, I’m focusing on shooting data again. Within the next 15 days, this Cleveland Cavaliers roster

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Cavalier Film Room: The potential that comes with sharing

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When we last sat in the film room, it was to talk about Dion Waiters and a stale Mike Brown inbound play. Today, we’re not going to talk about last Sunday nigtht’s game in Sacramento. No, we’re burning the footage of that one so that it may never see the light of day again. As

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Cavs stink and have no way to get better plus The Wolf of Wall Street – WFNY Podcast – 2014-01-07

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This turned out to be a wholly depressing podcast where Ben talked down the idea of bringing in Pau Gasol because there’s just no means to an end with what the Cavaliers have put together. At least that’s how it felt on January 6th, 2014. Ragging on Josh Flagner to start the podcast Is Andrew

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Celtics 103, Cavs 100: Another narrow last-minute loss

How Cleveland can it get? Hours after suspending center Andrew Bynum indefinitely, the Cavs mounted a 20-point comeback only to fall flat on their face in the last minute. The Boston Celtics escaped for the 103-100 Saturday afternoon victory at home. Their hot shooting in the second quarter gave them a huge lead that lasted

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NBA News: CJ Miles will not travel with Cavs for two-game road trip

The Cleveland Cavaliers have said that guard C.J. Miles will not travel with the team on Thursday evening due to a right calf strain and will remain in Cleveland for treatment at Cleveland Clinic Courts. He was named the starting shooting guard on Wednesday evening, but played just three minutes before the injury. Miles is

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Cavs come out flat, fall to Bobcats 90-84

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Thus dies the dream of the perfect season. Kemba Walker had 24 points, including a three with just under a minute to play to put Charlotte ahead 87-84, and Bismack Biyombo finished with 11 points and 10 boards to lead the Charlotte Bobcats over the Cleveland Cavaliers 90-84. Tristan Thompson paced the Cavs with 21

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NBA News: Cavaliers excercise options on Irving, Thompson, Waiters and Zeller

The Cavaliers announced today that they have exercised fourth year team options on Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson, and third year options on Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller. The option for Kyrie Irving is worth $7.46 million dollars for the 2014-2015 season. Tristan Thompson’s option will cost the Cavaliers $5.42 million. Waiters will earn $4.06

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NBA News: Cavs’ Tyler Zeller has appendectomy

The Cavaliers  have announced second year center Tyler Zeller  underwent an appendectomy Friday to treat his acute appendicitis. “Cavaliers center Tyler Zeller was diagnosed with acute appendicitis yesterday in Cleveland and subsequently had an appendectomy at the Cleveland Clinic. He is now recovering at the Cleveland Clinic after the successful procedure and will undergo a

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Cavs Wine & Gold Scrimmage canceled mid-way due to slick floor

The Cleveland Cavaliers called their annual Wine & Gold Scrimmage during the third quarter today due to a slick floor at the Baldwin-Wallace University gymnasium. The slick floor was reportedly due to a humidity issue. Head coach Mike Brown canceled the rest of the scrimmage after Tyler Zeller slipped and fell following a free throw,

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The Boots: Cavs defense, Dion Waiters and the depth chart

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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 Down: The bad Cavs defense –

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While We’re Waiting… Bynum Philly Fallout, Contention Limbo, and Infield Shifts

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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. Leading off, Philadelphia 76ers new CEO Scott O’Neill apologized for

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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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Las Vegas Summer League: Cavs top Lakers 70-62

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Ah, summer league. Where NBA fans can get their first looks at the rookies taken in last months draft. I’ve been pretty jazzed about the Cavs offseason and draft, so I decided to give the NBA my $15 and watch the newest Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett and Sergey Karasev. What’s that? Bennett is rehabbing in Cleveland

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The Cleveland Cavaliers should plan well for 2014 but not just for LeBron James

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The Cavaliers’ owner and son made a vow that the team didn’t want to be in the lottery again this upcoming off-season. With Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson entering their third seasons and with Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller entering their second seasons, it’s time to see what this car can do on the freeway.

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2013 NBA Draft, 2013 NBA trade scenarios and more with Kirk – WFNY Podcast – 2013-05-29

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Kirk wrote a fantastic article exploring the trade market available to the Cavs and I wanted to go over it and push him further on it since it has been out there a few days. Of course we also talked about some other stuff like Dwight Howard. Kirk’s NBA Draft Rumors article Being an eighth

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