CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP
CLEVELAND (AP) Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov has undergone successful right knee arthroscopic surgery and the team says he'll be out about six weeks.
The Cavaliers say Mozgov had the procedure Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter.
On Tuesday, the team picked up the $5 million option on his contract for next season.
The 7-foot-1 center was acquired...
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Timofey Mozgov underwent successful right knee arthroscopic debridement on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter by Drs. Richard Parker and James Rosneck.
His rehabilitation and return to play protocol is slated for six weeks.
Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers falling short of their first championship, fans of the franchise should be happy about the upcoming year.
Most of the roster including Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James will be back and have more playoff experience because of last year’s success.
For some of the Cavaliers best plays from last season, check out the below top ten:
With Wednesday’s flurry of long-term contracts, fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers now have a clearer picture of what the team will look like during the 2015-16 season. As many hoped, it will look very much like the team that finished last regular season on a 33-3 tear, thanks in no small part to Dan Gilbert’s spending.
We’ve seen the reported figures for Kevin Love, Tristan...
Two hundred thirty million dollars.
That is the approximate amount of money Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert shelled out in player contracts just on day one of NBA free agency. The Cavs reportedly agreed with forward Kevin Love on a five-year, $110 million deal and guard Iman Shumpert on a four-year, $40 million contract, are near agreement with forward Tristan Thompson...
Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin began the free agency season by offering predictably lucrative free agent contracts to Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert.
With the strong likelihood that LeBron James will soon be signing back with the team, the Cavaliers’ best options to go out and sign a new free agent recruit is likely limited to the taxpayer’s...
The Cavaliers are holding a golden ticket in Brendan Haywood’s contract. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past 12 months you know how valuable the contract can be for the team. For those of you that have no idea what I’m talking about, here it is: The Cavaliers hold a team option for […]
July 1 continues to be a great day for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. On the same day Kevin Love announced he’s got “Unfinished Business” in Cleveland, restricted free agent Iman Shumpert has reportedly agreed to a four-year $40 million deal to also remain with the team. The first reports came from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.
Iman Shumpert has agreed to a four-year, $40M contract to remain with the Cavaliers, league source tells Yahoo.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015
Shumpert deal includes a player option on the fourth season, source said.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015
The post Cavs Agree To Deal With Iman Shumpert appeared first on Diehardsport.
Despite the rumors that the Los Angeles Lakers would try to sign Iman Shumpert from earlier today, the 25-year-old guard has re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report from Alex Kennedy, Shumpert has re-signed with the Cavaliers on a four-year contract that will pay him $40 million.
Source: Iman Shumpert has agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal with the Cavs...
The notion of “taking care of a player” most commonly refers to a generous financial package. It also refers to the attempt to surround him with the right players. In the case of LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have taken care of him in a third way: They’ve put themselves in position to make LeBron’s physical workload a lot lighter than it’s been in the past.
The relationship between Kevin Love and LeBron James is apparently just fine. And if it isn’t, there are now 110 million reasons for the two of them to figure things out. Through a post on The Players’ Tribune entitled “Unfinished Business,” Love announced on Wednesday that he is staying with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “Yeah, of...Read More
When Kevin Love sustained a season-ending shoulder injury, NBA fans and analysts alike wondered if his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers had finished, too.
That’s not the case, however. Via an article on The Players Tribune, Love shared he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015-16 season:
“I’m going back to Cleveland.
After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that’s...
The different facets of Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving collide in this purple piece created by artist Hyperthree Ye from Shenzhen, China.
The post Kyrie Irving x Uncle Drew ‘Purple’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs are currently discussing a trade involving Brendan Haywood and his non-guaranteed $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season, according to Mike Monroe of The San Antonio Express-News.
The Spurs are reportedly dangling Tiago Splitter ($8.5 million) or Boris Diaw ($7.5 million) along with Patty Mills ($3.5 million) in exchange for Haywood...
Three more expected moves by the Cleveland Cavaliers were confirmed on Tuesday with news reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer of qualifying offers being extended to the trio of Tristan Thompson, Iman Shumpert and Matthew Dellavedova.
All three are now restricted free agents, with Cleveland having the option to match any outside offer the players receive. The qualifying offers...
In a never-ending quest to compare players to past greats, the name basketball fans want LeBron James to live up to is Michael Jordan. However, that comparison is better suited when discussing if LeBron can surpass MJ as the greatest of all time.
Stylistically speaking, LeBron best matches one of Jordan’s longtime teammates, and Scottie Pippen pointed out that opinion over the...
The Cleveland Cavaliers had a fabulous run to the NBA Finals and put on a great show despite missing two of their All-Star starters, so it shouldn’t have come as a surprise that general manager David Griffin has been insisting he is bringing everyone back for next season. This same group would easily be favored…
There have been a lot of questions about what Kevin Love will do as a free agent, but it sounds like he will remain with the Cavaliers. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports that the Cavs are “increasingly confident” that they will be able to re-sign Love. He says they plan to offer the forward a five-year,...Read More
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In the least surprising news of the weekend, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has reportedly notified the team that he plans to opt out of his contract and become a free agent.
ESPN’s Brian Windhorst was the first to report the news:
LeBron James has notified the Cavs he will opt out of his contract and become a free agent, sources told ESPN
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN...