September 23, 2014

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LeBron James, Cedar Point team up while Nike unveils James shoe line

LeBron James

Cedar Point officially announced its partnership with the LeBron James Family Foundation on Tuesday, but the amusement park won’t be naming a roller coaster “King James.” However, a 10-story tall James banner could be making its way back to downtown Cleveland, and the 6-foot-8 small forward’s latest tennis shoe was unveiled at Nike headquarters in Read More…

LeBron James unveils new Nike shoe

LeBron James

BEAVERTON, Ore. — LeBron James had some business to take care of before rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp. He was at Nike’s corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe — the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the Cavs. “I Read More…

Cavs to hold lotteries for single-game tickets

The Cavaliers are great when it comes to lotteries. After winning the NBA Draft Lottery in 2011, 2013 and 2014, the Cavs will initiate a monthly lottery designed to help preserve single-game tickets for as many fans as possible. Demand for tickets is at an unprecedented high now that LeBron James and Kevin Love have Read More…

Shawn Marion officially signs with Cavs

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The Cavaliers added more championship experience Tuesday with the official signing of veteran forward Shawn Marion, who agreed to terms in the middle of August. The 36-year-old Marion, who signed what is believed to be a one-year contract for the veteran minimum of $1.4 million, won an NBA title with Dallas in 2011. “I’m excited Read More…

Cavaliers Notes: Kyrie Irving OK after scary fall at FIBA World Cup

Kyrie Irving

Cavs fans first held their breath, then breathed a sigh of relief. Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving suffered a hard fall Thursday with 1:12 to go in Team USA’s 95-71 rout of Ukraine at the FIBA World Cup in Bilbao, Spain. Irving, who landed awkwardly after driving to the hoop through two Ukraine defenders and Read More…

Cavaliers officially announce signing of Kevin Love

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INDEPENDENCE — Zero is Kevin Love’s new number with the Cavaliers. It also happens to represent his postseason appearances in a six-year NBA career and how many titles Cleveland has won in its 44-year existence. The latter two could change, however, because zero is also how many days it took LeBron James to contact Love after Read More…

Cavaliers: Forget about the future, Love’s addition could bring title now

Kevin Love

Most have already come around, but I’m still amazed at the mentality of some Cleveland pro sports fans. I’m talking about the complete infatuation of some with potential, with the future, with youth. And, of course, with drafts and draft picks. In this case, I’m talking specifically about the Cavaliers’ recent acquisition of three-time All-Star Read More…

All-Star big man Kevin Love joins Cavaliers, quest for title begins

Kevin Love

Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili helped the San Antonio Spurs win NBA titles in 2003, ’05, ’07 and ’14. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh led the Miami Heat to four straight NBA Finals appearances and two titles from 2011-14. Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce led the Boston Celtics to Read More…

Love trade could be announced as soon as today

Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love (42) to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick. (AP FILE PHOTO)

The long-awaited Kevin Love deal is expected to be officially announced today, after the three teams involved complete a trade call with the NBA office. The deal will bring the 6-foot-10, 260-pound Love, who averaged 26.1 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4.4 assists for Minnesota last season, to the Cavaliers, who will start him alongside four-time Read More…

Cavs: Anthony Bennett refuses to be distracted

Anthony Bennett

TORONTO — Anthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control. It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada’s top young players. Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, the last two No. 1 overall picks in the NBA Draft, are expected to be traded from the Cavaliers Read More…