Cavs vs Mavs An Interesting Thought For The Future

The NBA Playoffs are hardly ever short on story lines and talking points. It can be dangerous to look too far ahead toward potential story lines, though, and so we tend to stick to focusing on the matter at hand. I’m tired of first round matchups, though. This is the 5th year in a row

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While We’re Waiting…Holmgren on Peppers, Z’s Tenure, Tait critiques Cavs routine, Bradford Impresses

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Mike Holmgren admits the Browns are interested in Julius Peppers but the current price may be too high: “Certainly Julius is one of the

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Report: Zydrunas Ilgauskas Agrees to Buyout with Wizards

As fans have eagerly awaited the buyout news surrounding former center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Michael Lee of The Washington Post reports that Ilgauskas has come to terms with the Washington Wizards and an announcement is slated to be made today. Lee, who has been all over this transaction since he broke the news of the original trade that allowed the

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NBA Buyout News: Done Deal, For Hughes That Is

I’m probably going to get lynched for that headline. This is actually not about the Wizards and Zydrunas Ilgauskas. The latest we have seen is this Washington Post piece saying that a buyout is coming soon- Wednesday at the earliest. I’m a little confused by that addition to the article on Howard’s season ending injury

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Zydrunas Ilgauskas Hopes To Decide Destination By This Weekend

Fans who were worried about Zydrunas Ilgauskas not being bought out can breathe a little easier today. While the buyout agreement with the Washington Wizards has not been finalized yet, all indications are that the talks are progressing and everyone seems to expect an agreement happening within the next day or so. This doesn’t mean

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About This “NBA to Block Zydrunas Ilgauskas” Nonsense

As the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a three-game losing streak, many fans are curious as to the future regarding center Zydrunas Ilgauskas.  The man they affectionately know as “Big Z” was traded to the Washington Wizards (along with a draft pick) in exchange for Antawn Jamison.  His pictures are down, he has

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On the Potential Life Without Zydrunas Ilgauskas

It isn’t quite as bad as when the Indians replaced banners of Victor Martinez with those of Slider, but the Cavaliers have removed the images of Zydrunas Ilgauskas from the halls of Quicken Loans Arena.  A guy that general manager Danny Ferry referred to as “world class,” Ilgauskas was used in the trade that brought

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Jamsion Trade FAQs

The emails and tweets started trickling in right after the deal was first reported. You had questions. Lots of questions. I try to answer as many emails as I can, and I know the other guys do the same. I thought perhaps a frequently asked questions post might be in order, since so many more

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NBA Trade Deadline Day: Cavs Trade for Antawn Jamison – Timeline

The Cavaliers have dominated nearly every minute of the Cleveland headlines for the past week without playing a game.  The week was one of the more hectic and tense weeks of the LeBron James era as the Cavs sought a trade to improve for their championship run this spring while also considering the underlying specter of

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NBA Trade Rumors: Comparing Jamison, Murphy, Stoudemire, Z and Hickson

With rumors all around, it is time to stop the conspiracy theories and start to analyze what the different options bring to the table. Certainly there are various financial reasons to make particular moves or another, but this article will focus on what the most commonly mentioned trade pieces bring to the court. The individuals

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NBA Trade Rumors: Jamison Staying Put?

I’ve spent the past couple days trying to operate under the assumption that if the Cavaliers are going to trade for someone, that player is going to be someone whose name we haven’t heard mentioned in trade rumors. So I’ve been scouring team rosters, looking at salaries, looking at performance, reading up on rifts between

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In Limbo: Cavaliers Trade Plans Still In Neutral…For Now

By all accounts, the Cleveland Cavaliers have begun to get serious about trading Zydrunas Ilgauskas. I don’t think there’s a single person in the Cavaliers organization, and precious few individuals in the fan community, who wants to see Ilgauskas play in another uniform. All things being equal, we all would love to see Big Z

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Antawn Jamison and Leon Powe: Will They Ever Play Together for the Cavs?

The calendar has recently turned to 2010 and the city of Cleveland is less than six months away from a possible doomsday occasion with the beginning of NBA free agency in July. This is arguably the last season of productivity for Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Shaquille O’Neal, meaning that even more changes will be coming next

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While We’re Waiting… Will Lewis, Chris Jent, Jamison Talk and Teal Bunbury

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your daily viewing pleasure. Have something else you think we should see for tomorrow’s post? Send it to our fancy tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Seattle keeps on pouring over to Cleveland with that organization expected to hire Pete Carroll as the face

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Cavs 121, Wizards 98: Never Close

After laying down against Charlotte the Cavaliers came out aggressive and put the Wizards away. Washington was without it’s big gun of course (did I really just go there?) as Arenas sat out the first of his many games due to suspension. Without Gilbert the Wizards looked a bit lost. They played a lot of

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Cavaliers Preview Game #37: Wiz at Cavs

Washington Wizards (11-21) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (27-9) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Wednesday, January 6, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM Oh boy, where do we even begin with this one? Just two months ago the Wiz came into town boasting a 2-1 record while the Cavs had limped to a 2-2 start, and the confidence of

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Now Is The Time To Pull The Trigger For Jamison

You have to admit that, for being a Cleveland sports site and being “rivals” of the Washington Wizards, we really haven’t taken too many cheap shots at the Wizards over this whole Gilbert Arenas fiasco. Perhaps because in truth, I’ve quietly been watching from afar, just waiting for this thing to spiral out of control

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While We’re Waiting… Cleveland Sports Tattoos, Ocho Cinco’s Name, and Tribe’s Rule V Draft

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com>. Hey, you.  Guy wearing a jersey without a shirt underneith… “No one wants to see your guns. No one wants to see your tribal

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Cavs Win Streak, Wizards Losing Streak Both Snapped as Wiz Pull off 108-91 Win

The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Wednesday night’s game in Washington nursing a 5 game win streak. The Wizards meanwhile had been losers of 6 straight, a streak the Cavaliers started earlier this month in Cleveland. Both streaks would reach their end by the time this game was over. LeBron James had a stellar offensive night

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Cavs/Wizards Open Thread

Cavs at Wizards tonight. No Shaq, Andy, or Jamario for the Cavs.  Antawn is back for the Wiz.  Game is at 7:00 on WTAM 1100 and ESPN.  Get ready for an earful of LeBron on the Browns talk – ESPN keeps it so fresh! Also, DC Meetup pre-game.  See you kids at Fado.

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