Larry Sanders And Derrick Williams Have To Be The Defensive X-Factors Heading Into The Playoffs

Larry Sanders and Derrick Williams will have to be in the rotation for the playoffs. Their impact on the defensive end of the floor could make or break the Cleveland Cavaliers postseason run. Larry Sanders, the Cleveland Cavaliers need you. Derrick Williams, the Cleveland Cavaliers need you too. The Cleveland Cavaliers are giving up 44.0 points […] Larry Sanders And Derrick Williams...
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1 hour ago

Deron Williams Brought Hope In Midst of Cleveland Dismantling

The Cleveland Cavaliers were completely dismantled on Wednesday night as they gave up 126 points to the Denver Nuggets, but Deron Williams shown. Outside of Deron Williams and Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t have much going for them. Kyrie put up an absurd 33 points, but we almost expects that from him now. He […] Deron Williams Brought Hope In Midst of Cleveland...
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2 hours ago

LeBron James: Some Cavaliers players need to be tougher

The Cleveland Cavaliers gave up 126 points to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night, continuing a trend of poor defensive play, and LeBron James has just about had it.After Cleveland gave up 73 first half points to Denver, James ripped his team, essentially saying some of his teammates have not been tough enough.“It ain’t about a group. It’s about individuals,” James said...
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Predicting the Cleveland Cavaliers 2017 Playoff Rotation

Think the Cleveland Cavaliers know what their playoff rotation is now? Me neither. Let’s take a look at some of the possible rotations. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the deepest that they have ever been. It is incredible to watch. They have a legitimate 12 rotation players who could see non-blowout playoff minutes. Sorry DeAndre Liggins […] Predicting the Cleveland Cavaliers 2017...
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4 hours ago

Podcast: Cavs-Nuggets recap show

Today’s show gets into the Cavs’ 126-113 loss to the Nuggets. Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by Fear the Sword writer Mike Zavagno (@MZavagno11) to recap the Cavs’ 126-113 loss to the Nuggets. For those who were wondering, every episode...
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5 hours ago

Kyle Korver returns vs. Nuggets, J.R. Smith inserted into starting lineup

The Cavs are now at full strength. For the first time in about two weeks, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver will play. Korver returns Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets after missing seven games with a left foot injury. Korver underwent an MRI Wednesday and participated in the team’s shootaround. Additionally, J.R. Smith will start at shooting guard for the Cavs will...
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15 hours ago

Kyle Korver set to return tonight against Nuggets, J.R. Smith to start

After missing seven games due to soreness in his right foot, Cleveland Cavaliers marksman Kyle Korver is ready to make his return tonight in The Mile High City. Kyle is back tonight and JR will start..Ty says "I'm very excited" — Fred McLeod (@CavsFredMcLeod) March 22, 2017 Korver was recently cleared to resume on-court practice […] The post Kyle Korver set to return tonight...
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15 hours ago

LaVar Ball stands by comments he made about LeBron's kids

LaVar Ball has made a new enemy in four-time NBA MVP LeBron James, and you won’t be surprised to hear how concerned the patriarch of the Ball family is about it.Not at all.Just hours after LeBron warned Ball to “keep my family out of your mouth,” Ball was a guest on FOX Sport Radio’s JT “The Brick” and Tomm Looney Show. LaVar said he has no issue with LeBron and defended...
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Why Cavs’ stacked roster is a luxury for Tyronn Lue

Despite some new challenges, Lue is in working from a position of strength. Being the head coach of the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers is a desirable job. There are probably 25 or so head coaches across the league that would be willing to trade spots with Tyronn Lue, and why wouldn’t they be? He has LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and a rather deep supporting...
Via Fear The Sword
1 day ago

Adam Silver warns owners of ‘serious penalties’ in memo about resting players

Over the last couple years in the NBA, top teams in the league that were 99.9% sure they would be making the playoffs have rested players repeatedly throughout the season. On Monday, ESPN reported that commissioner Adam Silver wants to do something about it.This season it seems like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs have taken to resting their...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs resting multiple starters vs Clippers is a joke, NBA needs to take action

It’s time for the NBA to put an end to this whole rest-your-starters-in-March debacle, as fans have suffered for long enough. When the Cavaliers traveled to Staples Center on Saturday night, fans expected to see LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the game. The average resale ticket price for the game was over $300, and fans aren’t really interested in paying that amount...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/17: On this date the Montreal Shamrocks won the Cup

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while looking for the gold at the end of the rainbow. Happy birthday to Danny Ainge, John Smiley, Tyrone Hill, Mia Hamm, Andrew Ference and Kyle Korver. On this date in 1900 the Montreal Shamrocks swept the Halifax Crescents...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue had a ball boy seek permission in order to play Larry Sanders

After two years out of the NBA, Larry Sanders returned to make his comeback debut Tuesday with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Sanders spent most of the game on the bench, but with the Cavaliers blowing out the Pistons late in the fourth quarter, coach Tyronn Lue was determined to get Sanders into the game. He was so determined that he sent a ball boy into the stands to get permission from...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian throws Tristan Thompson over-the-top birthday party

Everything the Kardashian clan does is over-the-top. So it should come as no surprise that Khloe Kardashian gave current boyfriend and Cleveland Cavaliers big man Tristan Thompson a gaudy, over-the-top birthday party.Thompson, who turned 26 on Monday, celebrated his special day with his reality star girlfriend. And Kardashian pulled out all the stops with a garishly gold-themed...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs-Warriors Finals rematch suddenly not so inevitable after all

In sports and in life, we love to speak in inevitabilities. In August, we pronounced Hillary Clinton the next president of the United States. In December, we anointed Alabama the undefeated national champs. In February, we proclaimed La La Land a lock for Best Picture.When we look into the future, we often perceive great clarity in our crystal balls—even when they’re actually...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers reportedly will bring C Larry Sanders back to the NBA

A week after losing Andrew Bogut to a broken leg 58 seconds into his Cavaliers career, Cleveland has reportedly added another backup big man in Larry Sanders.According to Yahoo Sports, Sanders will undergo a physical Monday before signing a contract that will cover the rest of the season and will include a trigger date for 2017-18.Bogut had been signed to add frontcourt depth for...
Via FOX Sports
10 days ago

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