August 1, 2015

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Cavs: ‘Delly’ will be back next season

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The “Delly Trey” will be served up again in Cleveland in 2015-16. Restricted free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova agreed to play next season under the Cavaliers’ $1.2 million qualifying offer, with the hope of a bigger payday when the salary cap skyrockets next summer. Dellavedova, who will be a restricted free agent again in 2016, Read More…

Cavs: Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood sent to Portland

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CLEVELAND — Center Brendan Haywood and small forward Mike Miller are now former members of the Cavaliers. Cleveland agreed to send Haywood and Miller — along with multiple second-round draft picks — to Portland in exchange for two trade exceptions worth $13.35 million on Sunday night. The transaction was first reported by Yahoo Sports. The Read More…

Cavs: James Jones signs, Rakeem Christmas is dealt to Pacers for draft pick

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The Cavaliers agreed to terms with veteran swingman James Jones on Thursday and also made a minor trade to acquire a small future asset and open a roster spot. The Cavs signed the 34-year-old Jones, who averaged 4.4 points in 57 games last season, to a one-year deal for the veteran minimum of $1.5 million. Read More…

Cavs: LeBron James’ company gets TV, movie deal

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LeBron James is going Hollywood — again. On the heels of his role in the recently released movie “Trainwreck,” which stars Amy Schumer and Bill Hader, the four-time league MVP announced Wednesday that his company, SpringHill Entertainment, was entering a partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment. James will provide input in all areas of content creation, Read More…

Cavs: Richard Jefferson is viewed as backup to LeBron James

Richard Jefferson, left, drives the ball around San Antonio’s Boris Diaw in the first half of a game in December 2014. Tuesday, Jefferson signed with the Cavaliers. (AP FILE PHOTO)

The Cavaliers once again turned to a Dallas Mavericks player in pursuit of a suitable backup to small forward LeBron James. The team agreed to contract terms Tuesday with 14-year veteran Richard Jefferson, who will make the veteran minimum of $1.5 million. A year ago, the Cavs signed Shawn Marion, who was a large disappointment Read More…

J.R. Smith, Cavs to meet this week to talk re-signing

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are reportedly scheduled to meet with swingman J.R. Smith this week, but that doesn’t guarantee the unrestricted free agent will re-sign with the team. Veteran small forward James Jones, meanwhile, has said he plans to re-sign with Cleveland. That move hasn’t been announced, but Jones will likely make the NBA veteran Read More…

LeBron James celebrates film debut with private screening

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A piece of Hollywood was replicated at the Regal Cinemas theater complex in the Montrose area of Greater Akron on Friday night as a lengthy red carpet was installed for celebrities to walk into a movie premiere. “Trainwreck,” an adult comedy about the relationships of a woman played by Amy Schumer, includes Cavaliers’ basketball star Read More…

James, Williams sign contracts with Cavaliers

Brian Dulik The Gazette INDEPENDENCE — LeBron James made a quick trip to CuyahogaCounty on Friday afternoon. The Cavaliers were grateful that he did. The four-time NBA MVP drove to Cleveland Clinic Courts, where he signed a two-year, $46.97 million contract to remain with the Eastern Conference champions. James, who agreed to the pact one Read More…

Cavs may be interested in trading for Clippers’ Jamal Crawford

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CLEVELAND — Another day, another trade rumor involving the Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers. Unlike most of the previous speculation, however, this swap could actually occur. Cleveland is reportedly discussing a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers that would bring shooting guard Jamal Crawford to town in exchange for center Brendan Haywood. ESPN revealed the details Read More…

Mozgov latest Cav to have surgery

Brian Dulik The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ long postseason run has claimed another victim. Starting center Timofey Mozgov underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery Thursday, marking the third member of the wine and gold to go under the knife since the start of the playoffs. Mozgov, who averaged career highs of 9.7 points and 7.3 Read More…