Spida traded to Cavaliers

It appears the other trade saga not dealing with Kevin Durant has finally drawn to a conclusion. According to reporting from Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Donovan Mitchell is heading to Cleveland. Cleveland gets: Donovan Mitchell Utah receives Lauri Markkanen Colin Sexton ( sign and trade) Ochai Agbaji three unprotected first round draft picks ( 2025, 2027 and 2029) pick swaps in 2026 and 2028 Wojnarowski adds that Sexton agreed to a sign-and-trade to join the Jazz. By trading Mitchell, the official start of…

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JR Smith did not lose game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals

May 31,2018 Game 1 NBA finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers have played an outstanding game and are only down by 1 point , late in the game, to this vaunted Golden State team that has been practically handed the Larry O’Brien since the beginning of the season. With 7.2 seconds left in the game LeBron James, who has played a masterful Game, scoring 51 points, had the ball at the top of the key. George Hill popped open after beating Klay Thompson back door. LeBron with his amazing court vision whipped…

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JB Bickerstaff fined by NBA

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach JB Bickerstaff, who should be getting a lot more attention as a coach of the year candidate, was fined by the NBA, the league announced Friday in a release. Coach Bickerstaff vehemently disagreed with a block call on Cedi Osman and expressed that in a manner that earned him one technical and then quickly a second that ended his night early. Here is why Coach Bickerstaff is $20,000 lighter in the wallet. The Cavaliers were down by 17 at the time of the ejection and that…

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Could LeBron be eyeing a return to Cavs?

Though he will always be most closely associated with the Clevaland Cavalers, with the multitude of stops along his basketball professional basketball journey, LeBron James could be described as an NBA rolling stone. Could he be laiyng his sneakers somewhere else? Discussing a potential retutn to the the Cavaliers with The Athletic’s Jason Lloyd, the Lakers superstar said, “I’m not saying I’m coming back and playing, I don’t know. I don’t know what my future holds. I don’t even know when I’m free.” LeBron was drafted no.1 overall in 2003…

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Caris LeVert traded to Cleveland for Rubio and picks

Pacers guard Caris LeVert had long been the subject of trade rumours and it look like he is finally on the move. According to Ballsack Sports, Adrian Wojnarowski and others, LeVert is headin to Cleveland in exchange for point guard Ricky Rubio, a protec first round pick and two second round selections. Wojnarowski adds that the former Net ans Pacer is happy to be heading back to his native Ohio and to be playing for a contending ballclub. In LeVert, Cleveland adds a player to its young core who is…

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Lauri Markkanen headed to Cleveland in three-way swap

The Lauri Markkanen saga has finally come to an end. In a three-team trade between the Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers, the Bulls sent the fourth year power forward to the Cavaliers in a sign-and-trade. The Markkanen deal is four years, $67 million. The Blazers will receive forward Larry Nance Jr and the Bulls will get wing Derrick Jones Jr and a lottery protected first round pick from the Blazers and a 2023 second round pick from the Cavs. The picks could be crucial for the Bulls…

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Cavaliers send JaVale McGee to Nuggets for Isaiah Hartenstein and picks

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Cleveland Cavaliers are wrapping up a deal that would send center JaVale McGee to the Denver Nuggets. Shortly after this initial tweet, more details surrounding the trade emerged: For McGee this will be a return to the Mile-High City. He was traded there in 2011-12 and spent the next three seasons before being traded to the Sixers during the 2014-15 season. This season McGee is averaging 8.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contests.

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Cleveland Cavaliers trade Kevin Porter Jr to Houston Rockets

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded former first round draft pick to the Houston Rockets, according to reporting from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. The Cavaliers actually moved up , sending the Pistons a package of Utah’s 2020 second round pick, Portland’s 2021 and 2023 second round picks, Miami’s 2024 second round pick (protected) and cash considerations in order to be able to take Porter with 30th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. Reportedly, instances of negative interactions with the coaching staff during his season…

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Kevin Love out 3-4 weeks with calf strain

From nba.com: The Cleveland Cavaliers’ quick start to 2020-21 will have to move ahead for a few weeks without Kevin Love. The Cavs announced Tuesday that Love reaggravated a right calf strain the second quarter of Sunday’s home game against the Philadelphia 76ers. He did not return to the game after reaggravating a right calf strain, which was confirmed by an MRI at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health on Monday. Per the team, Love will be out at least three to four weeks. Love, in his seventh season with the Cavs,…

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Tristan Thompson out v Chicago Bulls

Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson will miss the team’s Tuesday night game against the Chicago Bulls due to an eye injury. At this point the team has not laid out a timetable for Thompson’s return. He will not be the only Cavalier to miss the Bulls game; The Athletic’s Kelsey Russo reports that Darius Garland Jr., Kevin Porter Jr and Dante Exum are all going to be out with a variety of injuries.

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