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Kevin Love rightfully trashes the idea of an 'empty stat,' righ…

Kevin Love rightfully trashes the idea of an 'empty stat,' rightfully wants more low post touches

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
Few NBA stars are as divisive as Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, and that’s saying something as we work our way through “Should We All Hate Kobe Bryant Week.” The former Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star was finally granted a reprieve from the tea…
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  • Kevin Love Thanks ‘Wolves Fans, Talks Drive For Title In Player…

    Kevin Love Thanks ‘Wolves Fans, Talks Drive For Title In Players’ Tribune Post

    dimemag.com 2 hours ago
    Kevin Love opens his exceptional debut for The Players’ Tribune in wholly surprising fashion – by lauding Andrew Wiggins. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ superstar is similarly contrite, insightful, and forthcoming as his article unfolds, thanking the fans of …
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  • Kevin Love Says He Will Be Better Off With More Interior Touche…

    Kevin Love Says He Will Be Better Off With More Interior Touches

    dimemag.com 4 hours ago
    Trouble in the Northeast Ohio paradise? We’re still five days from the regular season, and Cleveland Cavaliers’ third wheel Kevin Love is already griping about a lack of quality touches. After another frustrating individual exhibition performance for hi…
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  • New 10-story LeBron banner to be unveiled before opener

    New 10-story LeBron banner to be unveiled before opener

    nba.com 5 hours ago
    The new gigantic banner celebrating LeBron James' return to Cleveland will be unveiled Oct. 30 before the Cavaliers open the NBA season.
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  • GIF: Tristan Thompson’s One-Handed Alley-Oop Smash

    GIF: Tristan Thompson’s One-Handed Alley-Oop Smash

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    The Cavs were in Memphis last night, and unlike their game against the Bulls earlier in the week when coach David Blatt tried to play a similar rotation to the one he’ll be using in the regular season, LeBron James sat for the entire game, and the playe…
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  • Watch Kyrie Irving Drop Sick Between The Legs Pass To Kevin Lov…

    Watch Kyrie Irving Drop Sick Between The Legs Pass To Kevin Love For Layup

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    Kyrie Irving’s unmatched creative flair can sometimes be more about style than substance. This is not one of those times. In an exhibition against the Memphis Grizzlies tonight, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ dynamo point guard dropped a sick between-the-legs…
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  • NBA GMs Pick LeBron James For MVP, Spurs To Repeat As Champions…

    NBA GMs Pick LeBron James For MVP, Spurs To Repeat As Champions In Survey

    dimemag.com nba.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    According to those most in the know, the NBA’s rich will be even richer after 2014-2015. In a wide-ranging, anonymous survey conducted by NBA.com’s John Schumann, league general managers predict LeBron James to win MVP and the San Antonio Spurs to repea…
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  • Watch Entire Bulls Team Rush To Help Derrick Rose

    Watch Entire Bulls Team Rush To Help Derrick Rose

    dimemag.com yahoo.com deadspin.com Oct 21 (2 days ago)
    We all know Derrick Rose handily won his ostensible duel against Kyrie Irving last night during Chicago’s preseason game against Cleveland. Irving couldn’t handle Rose and we doubt anyone else could, either. Even with a game-high 30 points, everyone is …
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  • Cavs Sideline Reporter Says Thompson Kiss Was “Inside Joke &…

    Cavs Sideline Reporter Says Thompson Kiss Was “Inside Joke & Not A Big Deal”

    dimemag.com Oct 21 (2 days ago)
    Over the weekend we wrote about Tristan Thompson kissing Cavaliers sideline reporter, Allie Clifton. It was unprofessional, even if it was ultimately harmless. The piece provoked the ire of countless readers who claimed we were overreacting, a rejoinder…
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  • Rose scores 30, but Irving, Cavs best Bulls

    Rose scores 30, but Irving, Cavs best Bulls

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)
    LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State.
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  • Shawn Marion talks up Kevin Love's Cleveland presence, while Le…

    Shawn Marion talks up Kevin Love's Cleveland presence, while LeBron James talks up Chicago

    yahoo.com dimemag.com ESPN.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)
    LeBron James’ trail of delicious bread crumbs has helped reshape the entire Cleveland Cavaliers roster. Kevin Love forced a trade to the Cavs following James contract agreement with Cleveland, asking to go to a team that had an even worse record than hi…
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  • NBA Should Penalize Tristan Thompson For Kissing Sideline Repor…

    NBA Should Penalize Tristan Thompson For Kissing Sideline Reporter (Video)

    dimemag.com yahoo.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    It’s the year 2014, and this type of behavior is inexcusable. When Tristan Thompson kissed Cavaliers sideline reporter Allie Clifton on Friday night, it marked a huge lapse in judgement and a dunderheaded ignorance of women’s rights in this country. Tho…
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  • Cavs waive guards Crawford, Holt

    Cavs waive guards Crawford, Holt

    nba.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived guards Chris Crawford and Stephen Holt, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced Sunday. The Cavs roster now stands at 16.
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  • Watch LeBron James Star In New “Beats By Dre” Ad Set In His Hom…

    Watch LeBron James Star In New “Beats By Dre” Ad Set In His Hometown Of Akron

    dimemag.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    The athlete’s rags-to-riches trope is as old as sports itself, and runs parallel to the Horatio Alger-esque American Dream: If you work hard enough, anything is possible. But when you spend any time in an inner-city American ghetto, that ethos can make …
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  • LeBron James laments his failed recruitment efforts in his prev…

    LeBron James laments his failed recruitment efforts in his previous run in Cleveland

    yahoo.com Oct 18 (5 days ago)
    The summer of 2005 was LeBron James’ first big chance at calling the shots, and better yet it was the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first big chance at building a winner around their budding star. James had toiled for two individually impressive years on a lacki…
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  • LeBron: “I Love Kobe. I Love His Competitive Nature. I Love Com…

    LeBron: “I Love Kobe. I Love His Competitive Nature. I Love Competing Against Him”

    dimemag.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    We’ve never understood the vitriol between loyal followers of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Both players are not only unquestioned all-time greats, but also reigned supreme in the NBA at disparate times – Kobe’s prime coincided with LeBron’s slow matura…
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  • Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five …

    Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five Player Of All-Time

    dimemag.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    If any coach in the NBA could underappreciate LeBron James, one would assume it might be Rick Carlisle. After all, it was Carlisle’s Dallas Mavericks that beat LeBron’s Miami Heat in the 2011 Finals by rendering the four-time MVP a broken shell of his n…
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  • Irving practices with Cavs, in lineup vs. Mavericks

    Irving practices with Cavs, in lineup vs. Mavericks

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is coming back to the court after missing three games with a sprained right ankle.
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  • Video - Irving Between The Legs to Love 00:15

    Irving Between The Legs to Love

    Oct 22
    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving makes a smooth, in between-the-legs pass to forward Kevin Love, who finished with the layup.
  • Video - NBA GMs: Spurs Will Repeat But LeBron Is King 03:37

    NBA GMs: Spurs Will Repeat But LeBron Is King

    Oct 22
    Brian Windhorst discusses the results of a survey of NBA general managers which indicates that the Spurs are the overwhelming choice to win the NBA championship, Gregg Popovich is the best coach and LeBron James is the most likely to be this season's
  • Video - Powerful One-Handed Throwdown 00:15

    Powerful One-Handed Throwdown

    Oct 22
    The Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova lobs the ball up to Tristan Thompson for the one-handed jam in the final minute of the third quarter against the Grizzlies.
  • Video - Cavs Fall To Grizzlies 01:27

    Cavs Fall To Grizzlies

    Oct 22
    Kyrie Irving scored a team-high 16 points in the Cavaliers' 96-92 loss to the Grizzlies.

Sports Columnists

  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
  • Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivals

    Oct 20
    In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.