INDEPENDENCE — With 260 starry-eyed kids and many of their parents looking on at Independence High School, Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving took the microphone Saturday morning at his annual basketball camp and assured everyone he has no plans to leave Cleveland.
“I’ll be here awhile, so everybody get used to my face,” the 21-year-old said.
INDEPENDENCE — Judging by the 2013-14 national television schedule released by the NBA on Tuesday, the Cavaliers are expected to be a better and more exciting team to watch this season.
Cleveland is slated to have three games on ESPN, including one against LeBron James and the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat at Quicken Loans …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Sergey Karasev doesn’t care if he plays shooting guard or small forward for the Cavaliers.
The No. 19 pick in the NBA Draft just wants to play.
“I’m not a stupid guy,” the 19-year-old Russian said Tuesday during an introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “I understand the game. I think if I work …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers were eliminated from the inaugural Las Vegas Summer League championship tournament on Saturday.
Power forward Justin Harper scored 21 points and shooting guard Jermaine Taylor added 20, but Cleveland was beaten 82-76 by the Miami Heat in the quarterfinals at Thomas & Mack Center.
Former Cavaliers small forward D.J. Kennedy, Jarvis Varnado and …Read More
CLEVELAND — Free agent center Andrew Bynum will officially be introduced as a member of the Cavaliers this morning.
Cleveland general manager Chris Grant has scheduled an 11 a.m. press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts to unveil his biggest offseason acquisition. The 7-foot Bynum was an NBA All-Star in 2012 while playing for the Lakers.
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers will be short-handed today in their first-round game in the Las Vegas Summer League championship tournament.
Power forward Kevin Jones and point guard Chris Quinn are out with concussions, leaving Cleveland without two NBA veterans — and two members of its 2012-13 roster — for the duration of the event.
The seventh-seeded Cavaliers …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers completed preliminary round play at the Las Vegas Summer League with a 2-1 record, earning them a spot in the top half of the 22-team field.
The action resumes today at the Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, where the inaugural summer league championship tournament will be held. Cleveland is guaranteed …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers went from playoff pretenders to possible Eastern Conference contenders Wednesday night.
Unrestricted free agent center Andrew Bynum accepted Cleveland’s two-year, $24 million contract offer, turning down more guaranteed money from the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks. The decision was first reported by Chris Broussard of ESPN.
CLEVELAND — Shooting guard Dion Waiters and center Tyler Zeller are being sent to summer school by the Cavaliers.
Both NBA All-Rookie Team selections will be part of Cleveland’s team at the Las Vegas Summer League, whose roster was announced Tuesday. The annual event takes place from July 12-22 and guarantees each squad at least six …Read More
CLEVELAND — Andrew Bynum hasn’t played in an NBA game since May 21, 2012, but he remains one of the most coveted centers in the league.
Not surprisingly, the 7-footer with chronic knee problems also sits atop the Cavaliers’ offseason wish list.