Isaiah Thomas rips Cleveland, then tries to backtrack

Former Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas just can’t keep the word “Cleveland” out of his mouth, even going as far as to invoke LeBron James’ name. During a live video on Instagram on Saturday night, Thomas, who was traded by Cleveland to the Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 8 and has since signed for the […]

Cavs’ Clarkson won’t play in Asian Games

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson won’t play in the 2018 Asian Games, according to a report from ESPN. The NBA did not give Clarkson the green light to join the national team. The 2018 Asian Games begin Aug. 18. Clarkson, a Filipino-American, will be cleared to play for the country in the FIBA World Cup qualifying […]

The road less traveled: For Cavaliers, it will be

Unlike the previous four seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers are not favorites, let alone likely, to reach the NBA Finals in the 2018-19 season. However, the again-LeBron James-less Cavaliers will indeed lead the league in one category, so they’ve got that going for them… which is nice. According to NBA statistics savant Ed Küpfer, Cleveland, which […]

Amico: Minus LeBron, NBA forcefully throws Cavs in trash

You don’t matter to me anymore. You’re not important. And frankly, you bore me. That is what the NBA told the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, when the league and its pimped-out television networks revealed the 2018-19 broadcast schedule. Actually, that’s not entirely true. The league loves Cleveland — as long as LeBron James is in town. […]

Cavs signing former Hawks point guard Taylor

The Cleveland Cavaliers have added a third point guard, according to a report. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports the Cavaliers have agreed to a one-year deal with Isaiah Taylor. He will join veteran George Hill and eighth overall draft choice Collin Sexton as point guards on Cleveland’s roster. The Cleveland Cavaliers and guard Isaiah Taylor […]

Cavs’ preseason slate includes game at Michigan State

The new-look Cleveland Cavaliers are back in business. Well, almost. Training camp is still about six weeks away, but the Cavs, entering another era minus LeBron James, at least know who they’re playing in the preseason. So does everyone else, as the Cavs released their preseason schedule Thursday. It all begins in a “rematch” of […]

Wizards signing former Cav McRae to two-way pact

Former Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Jordan McRae is back, hoping to land a roster spot with the Washington Wizards. Marc Stein of The New York Times reports the Wizards are planning to sign McRae to a two-way deal. The Washington Wizards are poised to sign former San Antonio Spurs draftee Jordan McRae to a two-way contract, […]

Cavs’ quiet summer makes sense, at this point

The signing of five-time All-Star forward Kevin Love to a four-year, $120 million extension and the subsequent acquisitions of forwards David Nwaba and Sam Dekker (as our own Sam Amico opined) should be considered prudent decisions, according to a report. Evan Dammarell, writing for, praised the moves. “Even the Cavaliers rumored roster moves have been […]

Cavaliers receive a B grade for acquisition of Dekker

The Cleveland Cavaliers received a grade of B for their acquisition of forward Sam Dekker from an NBA insider. The four-time defending Eastern Conference champions acquired Dekker from the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Cleveland also received the draft rights to Renaldas Seibutis along with cash considerations, while Los Angeles received the draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko […]

Cavaliers to host LeBron, Lakers in November

LeBron James’ return to Cleveland as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers is scheduled for Nov. 21, according to a report from Dave McMenamin of ESPN. That would be just a little more than a month into a season that will be full of buzz for James and the Lakers — with James moving […]

AH Radio: Cavs slowly compiling youth in retool

I joined Andy Baskin and Jeff Phelps of 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland to talk about the trade for Sam Dekker, the potential extension for Larry Nance Jr. and how the Cavaliers are going about building the roster in the post-LeBron James era, Part II. Listen to our full conversation below. 

Amico: Dekker a gamble worth taking for Cavs

As expected, Sam Dekker is now a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, as the team made a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers official Tuesday. Dekker has been a disappointment as a pro so far. He is 6-foot-9 and sort of caught in that world of “what type of forward is this guy anyway?” After […]

Exclusive: Sexton gives back, talks role with Cavs

MABELTON, Ga. — On July 31, Collin Sexton spent nearly four hours giving back to his community. The event in which he partnered with rapper Lil Yachty took place near his hometown in Mableton, Ga. Sexton, a first-round pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Lil Yachty, currently one of the music industry’s most popular rappers, came down […]

Preston’s potential has caught, kept Cavs’ eye

Billy Preston is the type of player the new Cleveland Cavaliers are targeting. They are looking for younger players with upside, players to develop as they rebuild the franchise in yet another edition of the post-LeBron James era. So there are plenty of reasons why the Cavs signed Preston to a two-way contract earlier this […]