Rumour: Lebron suggested Cavaliers trade Kyrie for Damian Lillard

Though LeBron James told the Cavaliers not to trade Kyrie Irving during the summer of 2017, it appears he made no effort to bring him back into the fold following his request.  Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com had this to say on 92.3 The Fan Cleveland:  Let’s be honest: LeBron didn’t do anything, until they were going to trade him, to try to keep him here. He didn’t try to talk to him. He didn’t try to mend the fences. It wasn’t until they said, “LeBron, we’re giving him to Boston”…

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Cavaliers trade Kyle Korver to Jazz

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski the Cleveland Cavaliers traded veteran sharpshooter to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Alec Burks and two future second-round picks. Korver had been averaging 6.8 points in 15.7 minutes per contest while shooting 46.3 percent from three-point range. He joins a Utah Jazz team that has the second-worst three point percentage in the NBA at 31.9 percent and is in need of his outside shooting. This will be Korver’s second run with the Jazz. He previously played with the club from the 2007-08 season until…

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J.R. Smith and Cavaliers parting ways

It appears the now very strained relationship between J.R. Smith and the Cleveland Cavaliers will mercifully be put out of its misery. According to Joe Vardon, the guard will “no longer be actively” with the ballclub, as both side delve into his trade market. JR Smith will no longer be actively with the Cavs, a league source tells me. He is working with the team to trade him, and in the meantime will work out on his own — Joe Vardon (@joevardon) November 20, 2018 Vardon has stated the breakup…

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Report: Cavaliers fire Tyronne Lue

After coming out of the gates on fire with a 0-6 start, the Cleveland Cavaliers have broken off head coach Tyronn Lue, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.   The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to fire head coach Ty Lue, per league sources. @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 28, 2018   Lue assumed the Cavaliers head coaching role after David Blatt was let go halfway through the 2015-16 season, despite having the top record in the conference at the time. Lue would “coach” Lebron James and the Cavs…

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Kevin Love inks extension with Cleveland Cavaliers

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brain Windhorst, and cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon, the Cleveland Cavaliers and KevinLove have agreed on a four-year $120 million extension. Signed, sealed, delivered. 📝@kevinlove pic.twitter.com/1iELkeoh1r — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) July 24, 2018 Love had this to say about the deal and remaining a Cavalier: When I first came to Cleveland, I came with a long-term mindset. I came here to win. We developed a culture here that reflects that. I’m super excited and I couldn’t be happier. It’s a big commitment for me and it’s…

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Dan Gilbert reacts to LeBron’s second departure

Back in 2010 when LeBron James decided to “take his talents to South Beach”, this drew the ire of many in Northeast Ohio, none more apparently than Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, who penned a letter that will go down in sports infamy. It seems that Gilbert has learned from that overly emotional and out-of-pocket response and has conducted himself this time with much more decorum with this statement: We will always remember the evening of June 19, 2016 as the Cleveland Cavaliers, led by LeBron James, ended the 52-year drought…

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Lebron James’s free agency decision will not be a quick one

All season long there has been specualtion and hypothesis posed about where Mr. Lebron James would lace them up for the 2018-19 season and beyond. It seemed as some of the sports media talking heads an pundit could not wait for the final buzzer to sounds on the Finals to ramp up their Lebron destination speculation. It was almost as if they saw the finals as obstacle to engage in the discussion without being hindered by having to cover a championship series. It appears they are going to get to…

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NBA Rumours: Cavaliers called Spurs about Kawhi

When a team has an all-world player that may be available, it is to be expected the GM of said team’s phone would be quite the hotline. That is exactly the position the San Antonio Spurs find themselves in. Kawhi Leonard has reportedly asked for a trade, preferring to land in Lakerland. The calls have undoubtedly began to come in for R.C. Buford and the Spurs brass and according to Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com, the Cavaliers were one of several teams that have already reached out regrading Mr. Leonard. Cleveland…

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Curry’s record breaking night from distance help Warriors claim 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Stephen Curry stroked a NBA Finals record nine three-pointers and scored 33 points as the Warriors used a huge fourth quarter to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103 to take a 2-0 lead in the championship round. In addition to his big scoring night, Curry also had nine rebounds and seven assists, once again dispelling this erroneous perception by some that he is just a shooter. Curry had this to say of his game 2 performance: Pretty special night and hopefully some more special things happen and we get two more…

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