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Henry Sims Helps Sixers Snap Streak To Stay Tied With Cavs

Henry Sims began the 2013-14 campaign as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He appeared in 20 games for Cleveland, averaging 2.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 8.4 minutes of work on a nightly basis. The Georgetown product played his last game for the Wine and Gold on February 19. He was then traded to […]



Welcome to #CavsRank, the illustrious ranking of the best all-time Cleveland Cavaliers players from some of your favorite Cavs bloggers.  At #6, Stepien Rules has the honor of presenting Mr. Cavalier himself, Number 34, Austin Carr… It beats inside your chest about 36,400,000 times a year.  It moves 2000 gallons of blood through arteries and […]

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Cavaliers Overseas: Catching up with Darnell Jackson

Darnell Jackson helped lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a national championship before arriving in Cleveland for the 2008-09 campaign. Despite a wrist injury that forced him to miss time at the beginning of the season, Jackson appeared in 51 games for the Cavs as a rookie. While earning minutes in support of a big man […]



It’s a wooden knocking sound.   An AK-47 machine gun firing, maybe two or three at once or maybe even more, in succession.  It is a chorus, over and over and over, expelling ringing spent shells.  In the bright lights cutting through a fog of haze and of two hundred thousand are soldiers swinging brutal rifles […]


The surreal, nostalgic and memorable from halftime at Z Night

Larry Nance was seated alongside Nate Thurmond. Austin Carr and Bobby "Bingo" Smith were to his left. The cutting-edge video tribute roared through the arena with creativity and grace as the legendary Wayne Embry approached the podium. From the designated media area in section 106, I stood watching, listening and remembering. He recalled a European […]


Spurs beat Cavs by 21 despite Dion Waiters return to lineup

Score: 121-101 Games Back: 4 What we learned against the Spurs: The Cavaliers maybe could’ve made the playoffs if Dion Waiters had been healthy over the last couple weeks. Dion Waiters scored 24 points in less than 24 minutes. If he would’ve been healthy enough to log 30-plus minutes on Tuesday, the Cavaliers might have […]


Score:  Grizzlies  110, Cavaliers 96 Games back: 3.5 What We Learned In The Loss To the Grizz:  The Cavs need to learn how to close out games on the road. With 4 minutes left in this game, the Cavaliers were only down by one point. CATFISH ON THE TABLE AND GOSPEL IN THE AIR (Joe […]

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LeBron James and Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ jersey retirement

I keep hearing that LeBron James will be attending Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ jersey retirement ceremony on March 8 at Quicken Loans Arena. So much so that I felt obligated to write about it. According to multiple sources I’ve spoken with, there is a very good chance that James will be attending the Cavaliers game against the […]


Score:  Cavaliers 99, Jazz 79 Games Out:  3.5  What We Learned In The Win Over the Jazz:  The Cavs Playoff Hopes Just Might Be Realistic   It's been a crazy season, but they still might be able to pull it off. IRVING DID EVERYTHING LAST NIGHT.  I MEAN EVERYTHING. (Layne Murdoch NBAE/Getty Images) Kyrie Irving […]


Cavs beat Thunder on second night of back-to-back in OKC

Score: Cavs 114, Thunder 104 Games Out: 4 What We Learned In Win Over Thunder: Cavs Are Still Fighting This was obviously the Cavaliers best win of the season. Without three of their top-8 players, on the second night of a back-to-back, against the best team in the Western Conference at their place, the Cavaliers […]


It’s difficult to understand just how many attempts to construct a cognizable offensive system have been attempted with this current roster of Cavaliers during the 58 games of Mike Brown’s second tenure as the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach. HE'S NEVER MISSED THE PLAYOFFS IN HIS CAREER AS AN NBA HEAD COACH (Tony Guiterrez, AP photo) […]

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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 […]


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 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 […]