Cavaliers

Report: Lack of maturity and focus have plagued Dekker

A lack of maturity and focus regarding basketball have plagued Sam Dekker throughout his NBA career thus far, according to a report from Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Dekker from the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday and are hoping a change of scenery and fresh start will be good for the former […]


Cavs finalizing deal to obtain Dekker from Clippers; waive White

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers to acquire Sam Dekker, according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports the deal will allow Dekker more of an opportunity to play by going to the Cavaliers, while the trade clears a roster spot for the Clippers. Sides are still working […]


Cavs’ Smith, Korver remain on trading block

Cleveland Cavaliers guards J.R. Smith and Kyle Korver remain on the trading block, according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. The Cavs would like to unload at least one veteran guard to cut down on their cap commitments for 2018-19. Smith is slated to make $14.7 million in 2018-19 and has $3.9 million guaranteed in 2019-20. […]


Half of White’s salary with Cavs guaranteed if he’s not waived today

If Okaro White is still with the Cleveland Cavaliers through 5 p.m. today (Aug. 5), 50 percent of his contract for the 2018-19 season will become guaranteed. Unless the team decides to waive the 25-year-old forward today, half of his $1.5 million salary — $772,476 — will be locked in. The 6-foot-8, 204-pound forward signed […]


Thomas on Cavs stint: ‘People were expecting greatness from the jump’

Isaiah Thomas only played in 14 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers before being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers at the February trade deadline and says people were expecting greatness from him and the team as soon as he returned from his hip injury. Speaking on the Tiki and Tierney CBS Sports Radio Show, Thomas […]


Cavaliers, Nance Jr. having ongoing contract discussions

The Cleveland Cavaliers are having ongoing discussions with Larry Nance Jr.’s representation regarding a contract extension, according to a report from Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Nance Jr. is entering the final year of his rookie contract and currently slated to make $2.3 million in 2018-19. If he and the Cavs are unable to agree upon […]


Cavaliers, Nwaba agree upon deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed free agent guard David Nwaba, according to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. The Chicago Bulls rescinded the qualifying offer on Nwaba, making him an unrestricted free agent. The Cavs were in touch with Nwaba from day one of free agency. Free agent David Nwaba has come to terms […]


Report: Rockets have ‘kicked the tires’ on Smith

The Houston Rockets have kicked the tires on Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith, ESPN reporter Zach Lowe said on his latest podcast.  The Rockets are looking for another wing player after losing Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency. Zach Lowe on the Houston #Rockets (3/3) – "I've heard they kicked the […]


James won’t close door on playing for Cavaliers again

LeBron James is a former Cleveland Cavalier… for a second time. However, even though he’s now a Los Angeles Laker, having signed a three-year (with a player option for a fourth year), $154 million contract to leave Cleveland and making him a former Cavalier again, James has not ruled out another return to play in […]


LeBron: It was tough to leave Cavs again; also considered Sixers, Rockets

LeBron James realizes it sounds strange, “weird,” to use his word, but he likes the sound of “Lakers forward LeBron James.” Seated with Rachel Nichols of ESPN during the opening of his foundation’s I Promise School in Akron and in his first interview since he decided to leave Cleveland in his wake for a second […]


Report: Contract talks have stalled between Cavs, Hood

Contract discussions between the Cleveland Cavaliers and restricted free agent Rodney Hood have stalled, according to a report from Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. The Cavs have not offered Hood what he feels is an acceptable offer, per the report. Rodney Hood seems to only want a fair short-term deal, but Cleveland has not put what […]


Irving had Hayward, Ariza, Frye committed to Cavs before James returned

Before LeBron James decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer of 2014, Kyrie Irving had Gordon Hayward, Trevor Ariza and Channing Frye committed to signing with the team — according to former general manager David Griffin. Once James made it known he was coming back home, Hayward, Ariza and Frye were no longer in the […]


Cavs’ Love was one of most efficient players in NBA last season

When it comes to the Cleveland Cavaliers and their former Big Three, Kevin Love is the last man standing. Kyrie Irving is in Boston. LeBron James is in Los Angeles. And Love just signed a four-year, $120 million extension to remain with the Cavaliers, making him the lead dog on a team that will be […]


Former Cavs assistant now Nurse’s Handy man with Raptors

New Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has added a former Cleveland Cavaliers assistant to his staff. Phil Handy, who was not brought back by the Cavs after last season, is joining Sergio Scariolo, Nate Bjorkgren and Adrian Griffin as assistants on Nurse’s staff with the Raptors. He was a player development coach in Cleveland and […]