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Cavs lose again to Raptors despite 45 minutes from Irving

Result: Raptors 99, Cavaliers 93 Games Out: 5 Behind Hawks Games Remaining: 24 What we learned against the Raptors: Dreams of postseason basketball in Cleveland–sparked by the glorious moment in Cavs' history known forever as the six-game winning streak of '14–are effectively over. This three-game losing streak, powered by Canada's Raptors, has been determined as […]

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Shorthanded Cavs drop second-straight to Wittman’s Wizards

Latest Result: Wizards 96, Cavs 83 Games Out: 5 behind Hawks for 8th Games Remaining: 25 What we learned against the Wizards: The Cavaliers do not possess the overall depth required to beat playoff teams while suffering through a collection of key injuries. Even while riding the momentum of an historic six-game winning streak that […]

IT’S CANADA NIGHT TONIGHT

It’s a veritable heat wave.   The winter husk is melting away and what lurked beneath that shell of ice was a simplified defense, leaner and more effective.  The unmistakable smell of mass evaporation across miles of streets, buildings and the wide expanses of lake is a freshness and a realization that was beneath has always […]

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Cavs extend winning streak to six, longest in Eastern Conference

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the hottest team in the Eastern Conference right now. In the NBA overall, only the Houston Rockets have won more than the six-straight games Cleveland has through Thursday morning. Last night’s 101-93 victory over the Orlando Magic, without the services of Anderson Varejao and Dion Waiters, also marked the first time […]

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Cavaliers Overseas: Catching Up With Partizan Belgrade’s Tarence Kinsey

Tarence Kinsey was a member of the 66-win Cleveland Cavaliers team that finished with the NBA’s best record in 2008-09. The undrafted forward from Tampa, Florida had previously spent parts of two seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies before arriving in Cleveland that year. Under the direction of Coach Mike Brown, Kinsey made 50 regular-season appearances […]

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CHRIS GRANTLAND: HOWLIN’ AT THE MOON

I saw the best fans of my generation manipulated into madness, iced over in below zero windchills, slogging themselves through the freezing streets at 6:00 PM looking for the solace and peace of a victorious fix.  Angels each, starving for that purest connection to the primal snowflaked unblinking stars in those icy machine-gears…  of Chris Grantland. […]

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A deep dive on C.J. Miles

Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters, Anthony Bennett, Andrew Bynum, Luol Deng, Chris Grant, Mike Brown and David Griffin. In some order, those are the major stories of the 2013-14 Cleveland Cavaliers to date. Can Kyrie and Dion coexist? Is Luol Deng a Cavalier next season? Is Anthony Bennett the next Kwame Brown? Is Mike Brown the […]

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THE DAGGER THAT BEAT DOWN MEMPHIS

This is the most emphatic dagger to end a game that you might ever see, courtesy Dion Waiters… THE DION WAITERS DUNK VINE  (Steve Noah/Operation Sports and also Fox Sports Ohio) Dion Waiters heroic performance Sunday night against the Memphis Grizzlies made it two convincing wins in a row for the Cavaliers.  A slow, plodding […]

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Cavaliers open David Griffin Era with victory over Wizards

Part of me felt obligated to write some sort of professional obituary commemorating Chris Grant’s time as General Manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. But I really didn't want to. Instead, I stepped away from the chaos by publishing an article about a creative floral designer from Michigan. What’s there to really say about […]

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Updated: Cavaliers fire Chris Grant According to Yahoo Report

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly fired Chris Grant according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Below is the tweet he posted on Thursday afternoon. The Cleveland Cavaliers have fired general manager Chris Grant, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)

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Austin Carr Day At Malley’s: Sundaes For 34 Cents

Austin Carr's retired jersey was ruthlessly stolen from the Quicken Loans Arena rafters recently. The bandits are still at large and potentially disgracing Carr's No. 34 by using it as a giant table cloth. Malley's Chocolate, however, is rallying support for Carr by celebrating his legacy with $0.34 Ice Cream Sundaes. Amidst the pattern of […]

Me, Myself & Irene: Analyzing the 3 sides of Chris Grant

I hated everything about the summer of 2010. Of course July brought LeBron James’s “Decision,” when the game’s best player bolted Cleveland on national TV to join forces with All Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. But before LeBron left, the Cavs relieved two figures instrumental to Cleveland’s run of five consecutive playoffs […]

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A Brief Oral History of Anthony Bennett’s Career Night against New Orleans

The last train to Canton appears to be canceled indefinitely. Sometime Tuesday afternoon, a decision had been made. In the same arena where Austin Carr's jersey once proudly hung until it mysteriously didn't, Anthony Bennett would be scheduled for 30-plus minutes of NBA action. No matter what.   The Cleveland Cavaliers defense is collectively horrible […]

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Mike Brown Revenge Game: Deng and Varejao Lead Cavs to Victory

Mike Brown was unceremoniously discharged by the Los Angeles Lakers five games into the 2012-13 season. He then returned to the Staples Center to face a depleted version of his former team coming off a 44-point loss to the Sacramento Kings. Mike Brown is not saying I told you guys I was coming back for […]

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