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  1. You can get two tickets for .50¢ to see Nets vs. Cavaliers Monday

    Jan 24, 2011, 4:44 PM EDT

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    Would you pay the price of a gumball to see the New Jersey Nets take on the Cleveland Cavaliers? If so, you’re in luck — there are tickets available online for as little as .25¢ each at StubHub, as SLAM noticed when they looked. Why they looked, we have no idea. But we did and…

  2. Dan Gilbert thanks Cleveland fans for their patience, asks for more

    Jan 21, 2011, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been nothing if not outspoken in the months since LeBron James publicly left the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat last summer. Immediately after “The Decision,” Gilbert wrote a scathing letter that promised LeBron’s decision had cursed the Miami Heat and that the Cavaliers would win a championship before LeBron would.…

  3. Mo Williams out 2-3 weeks

    Jan 19, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT

    Mo Williams

    Somehow “when it rains, it pours” doesn’t quite do justice to the season the 2010-11 Cavaliers are having. The Cavaliers were the worst team in basketball when they were healthy and starting Mo Williams, Daniel Gibson, Anthony Parker, Antawn Jamison, and Anderson Varejao. Now Varejao is out for the year, Gibson is set to return…

  4. Washington General’s coach has advice for Cavaliers

    Jan 19, 2011, 8:14 AM EDT

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    And so it has come to this. In an effort to find someone who had more experience at losing basketball games than the Cleveland Cavaliers this season, someone who might have wisdom to pass along, the Cleveland Plain Dealer turned to the losingest basketball coach ever. Red Klotz. The man behind the Washington Generals. The…

  5. Antawn Jamison considering retirement after next season

    Jan 17, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT

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    Antawn Jamison is 34 years old. He isn’t exceptionally athletic (and never has been, really), exceptionally strong, or exceptionally tall. His game could age fairly well as long as his employer is willing to put up with his defensive limitations, and Jamison could certainly find NBA work as a scorer, rebounder, and calming locker room…

  6. With only seven players, things somehow get worse for Cavaliers

    Jan 15, 2011, 10:37 PM EDT

    Cleveland Cavaliers v Los Angeles Lakers

    The Cavaliers only had eight players available tonight for their game in Denver. Daniel Gibson, Christian Eyenga, Anthony Parker, Anderson Varejao, Joey Graham, and Leon Powe are all out with injuries. The Cavs lost by 50 to the Lakers the other night. Things can’t get worse, right? Mo Williams left the game and went to…

  7. Report: Bobcats discuss sending Gerald Wallace to Cavaliers

    Jan 14, 2011, 11:14 AM EDT

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    Michael Jordan is just like almost every other owner in the NBA — he is concerned about payroll more than wins. That would be the only explanation for a trade discussion being reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo — Charlotte trading Gerald Wallace and maybe a pick to the Cavaliers for just the trade exception…

  8. Winderman: Lose a free agent? You should get another draft pick.

    Jan 13, 2011, 4:16 PM EDT

    New York Knicks v Miami Heat

    Among counterproposals offered recently by the National Basketball Players Association during collective-bargaining negotiations were various means to make it easier to facilitate trades. That, of course, is the type of item you put on the table as a means to eventually remove it when it comes down to cash concerns. But last summer, and this…

  9. LeBron says nothing personal in tweet about Cleveland

    Jan 12, 2011, 9:54 PM EDT

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    Remember last night, after the Cavaliers Poseidon Adventure-level disaster against the Lakers in a 55-point loss, LeBron let out what seemed a pretty personal shot via twitter? Crazy. Karma is a b****.. Gets you every time. Its not good to wish bad on anybody. God sees everything! Well, before tonight’s game against the Clippers James…

  10. Cavs’ Antawn Jamison: “I don’t know how much of this I can take”

    Jan 12, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT

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    It was actually hard to watch, it was so ugly. The Cavaliers losing by 55 was just painful.  And apparently we were not the only ones to feel that way — check out what the Cavs’ Antawn Jamison had to say after the game, reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer: “It can’t get any worse…

  11. LeBron James calls Cleveland 55-point loss “karma”

    Jan 12, 2011, 9:10 AM EDT

    Detroit Pistons v Miami Heat

    It was a historic, epic loss by the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night. They didn’t just lose to the Lakers, they were an embarrassment. James Naismith was rolling over in his grave. The final score, 112-57, had people shaking their heads. Except for LeBron James, who tweeted this late Tuesday night: Crazy. Karma is a b****..…

  12. Byron Scott has “no regrets” about taking Cleveland job

    Jan 11, 2011, 10:09 PM EDT

    Byron Scott

    Things haven’t gone so well for Byron Scott this year. He took over as head coach of the Cavaliers with no knowledge of whether or not LeBron James was going to return to the team, but he was confident that he could have success whether James stayed or left. LeBron left, of course, and the…

  13. LeBron James: “I’ve kind of accepted this villain role”

    Jan 10, 2011, 9:37 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v Portland Trail Blazers

    LeBron James was the dominant force on the court as the Heat beat the Trail Blazers Sunday in Portland. It was the kind of performance — 44 points total, 19 in the final three minutes of regulation and overtime, plus 13 rebounds — that we saw a lot of when James was a Cavalier. Except…

  14. Grant Hill leaves game with “minor” knee sprain

    Jan 9, 2011, 9:13 PM EDT

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    Grant Hill limped off the court in the first half of the Suns game against the Cavaliers Sunday for what is being described by the team as a “mild” knee sprain. He collided with Manny Harris while going after a long outlet pass and is not returning to this game. Smart money would have him…

  15. Anderson Varejao out for season as Cleveland’s year gets worse somehow

    Jan 9, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT

    Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics- Game Three

    The Cleveland Cavaliers today announced that Anderson Varejao has torn a ligament in his ankle and will miss the rest of the season. The Cleveland Plain-Dealer Varejao will undergo surgery to repair the ligament. Which begs the question: Can the fates hate this franchise more? They suffer through all of their history, get LeBron James, suffer…

  16. Cavaliers Leon Powe has knee surgery, out six weeks

    Jan 7, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT

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    Leon Powe just cannot catch a break. The oft-injured Powe underwent knee surgery Friday to repair a torn meniscus and will be out about six weeks, reports Marc Spears of Yahoo, via twitter. This surgery is on his right knee, a different knee than the one where he tore the ACL as a member of…

  17. Daniel Gibson out for Cavs next five games

    Jan 6, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT

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    Because the Cavaliers needed something else to go wrong this season… Daniel Gibson will miss the entire Cavaliers five-game, West Coast road trip that starts Friday, according to a tweet from Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal. Gibson left the Cavs Wednesday night ugly loss to the Raptors after rolling his ankle in the…

  18. Cavaliers to give homeless Internet sensation job, house

    Jan 5, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT

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    If you haven’t seen the video of the homeless Columbus, Ohio, man with the golden radio voice, where have you been? This video tells the story of Ted Williams, a Brooklyn native with this fantastic voice who fell down the hole of alcohol and drug abuse. It has been sweeping the Internet the past few…

  19. Paul Silas says LeBron treated Cavaliers just like teams treat players

    Jan 4, 2011, 2:57 PM EDT

    Cavaliers v Wizards

    Among the seemingly innumerable things LeBron James has been criticized for — from the legitimate to the ludicrous — was the complaint that he needed to let Cleveland know much farther in advance he was gone. If he was not coming back, he had an obligation to let them know so they could get something…

  20. Byron Scott, J.J. Hickson have clear the air meeting

    Jan 4, 2011, 9:53 AM EDT

    Cleveland Cavaliers v Phoenix Suns

    It was going to be an ugly year in Cleveland, we all knew that. Even Dan Gilbert knew that, whether he would admit it or not (even to himself). One of the expected silver linings was going to be the growth and emergence of J.J. Hickson, who was going to finally get plenty of chances…

  21. Report: Cavs have interest in Andray Blatche

    Jan 2, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT

    Washington Wizards v Houston Rockets

    The News Herald reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers have made inquiries into trading for Wizards forward Andray Blatche. It’s an interesting approach if they go down that road. The Cavaliers have Anderson Varejao and J.J. Hickson, though Hickson has fallen back into the riff-raff of the roster. Blatche would give them a legit starting power…

  22. We end 2010 with some LeBron James highlights

    Dec 31, 2010, 10:00 PM EDT

    Detroit Pistons v Miami Heat

    The Lakers won the title and were the best team. Kobe Bryant added another layer to his legacy. Blake Griffin exploded on the scene. The Boston Celtics defied age all the way to the finals then this season the old guys have become the most social-media friendly team in the league. There have been more…

  23. LeBron James on 2010: “I’m a happy man right now”

    Dec 31, 2010, 2:42 PM EDT

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    New Year’s Eve is a time for reflection. And champagne. And singing Robert Burns. But also reflection. LeBron James was asked to reflect on his year – where he and his decision were the biggest story in the NBA and maybe all of sports — by Brian Windhorst at ESPN. LeBron mostly chose to look…

  24. Anderson Varejao breaks cheekbone, to miss time

    Dec 31, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Wednesday night, DeSagana Diop’s elbow accidentally caught Anderson Varejao’s face during the Bobcats win over Cleveland. After the game Varejao’s face swelled and doctors have determined the shot broke Varejao’s cheekbone. The Brazilian will be out at least Saturday’s Cavaliers game against the Bulls, reports Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal (via twitter). Varejao’s…

  25. Dwight Howard mocks LeBron with fake chalk toss in Cleveland

    Dec 29, 2010, 8:10 AM EDT

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    The Orlando Magic were in Cleveland Tuesday night and Dwight Howard played to the crowd a little before the game by mocking LeBron James‘ famed pregame chalk toss (which LeBron borrowed from Garnett who got it from MJ, but that’s another story). Well, maybe not mocking, but it wasn’t a loving tribute. Before the game…

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