Recap: Jazz 115, Cavs 99 (or, That Was Much Worse Than It Looked On Paper)

2019-01-18

The Cleveland Cavaliers went into Salt Lake City to face the Utah Jazz at an even bigger disadvantage than they’ve had most of the season. Missing their top three big men in Tristan Thompson, Kevin Love, and Larry Nance Jr., the Cavs were lacking size in a major way. This led to matchups like Ante Zizic starting against Rudy Gobert and Cedi Osman having to guard Derrick Favors. That’s to…

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Live Thread: Cavs @ Jazz

2019-01-18

  The Cleveland Cavaliers’ brutal January run continues tonight at they visit the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. Despite losing several players to injuries, the Jazz have been playing extremely well lately, winning five games in a row and eight of their last ten. They’ve pulled into a tie for the seventh seed in the Western Conference, and with a fairly easy schedule the rest of the way, are…

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Take A Look At These Guys

2019-01-15

Things are looking rough for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Having just snapped a twelve-game losing streak and sporting the worst record in the NBA, the Cavs rate near the bottom of the league in assists as well three-pointers attempted and made. A simple zone defense is beyond their ability to overcome. Meanwhile on defense, they’re well on their way to being the worst defensive team in NBA history by points allowed per…

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Who Matters? Part 2

2018-12-31

As 2018 comes to a close and the Cleveland Cavaliers approach the halfway point of the NBA season sporting the league’s worst record, now seems like a good time to revisit the question we asked before the season began; who on this team matters in terms of the Cavaliers’ future? This is a question that can have more than one answer, as some players may not matter in terms of…

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Welcome Back

2018-12-12

For as good as it makes us feel, nostalgia is a flawed feeling. As wonderful as memories of the past can be, they typically aren’t accurate. We often remember times gone by for only the good things, while conveniently leaving out the bad. Whether it’s the 1950s, high school, or the career of Michael Jordan, or countless other events or people, things weren’t ever quite as good as we remember…

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Making Moves

2018-12-02

While not a successful week in terms of wins and losses, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been quite active this week. As we all know, they traded Kyle Korver to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday in exchange for Alec Burks and a pair of second-round draft picks. Then on Sunday, they waived two-way players Andrew Harrison and Billy Preston, while signing Jalen Jones and Jaron Blossomgame to two-way contracts of their…

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Cavaliers Sign Harrison

2018-11-09

With the worst record in the NBA at 1-10 and plagued by injuries to Cedi Osman, George Hill, Sam Dekker, and Kevin Love, the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard Andrew Harrison to a two-way deal after waiving swingman John Holland. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Harrison won’t spend any time with the Canton Charge, and will be on the NBA roster as long as he is with the franchise. Two-way players…

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Recap: Charlotte 126, Cleveland 94 (Hornets Destroy Cavs)

2018-11-03

After another eventful week for the roller coaster that is life with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team was back in action last night as they visited the Charlotte Hornets. Behind the red hot Kemba Walker and the offense installed by new head coach James Borrego, the Hornets are looking to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2016. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers are just trying to find their footing…

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Live Thread: Cavs @ Hornets

2018-11-03

One thing you have to give the Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s never boring with them. In the past week alone, they’ve fired their head coach, had their associate head coach all but refuse a move to the head chair, had Quicken Loans Arena named as the site of the 2022 NBA All-Star Game, had owner Dan Gilbert and general manager Koby Altman named in an age discrimination lawsuit by former assistant…

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Who Matters?

2018-11-01

As if LeBron James leaving to join the Los Angeles Lakers wasn’t enough, the surprise firing of former head coach Tyronn Lue just six games into the start of the season is yet another indicator that the Cleveland Cavaliers have moved into a new era. While ownership and the front office seems to still believe this team should contend for a playoff spot, the vast majority of people that follow…

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Podcast 183: Overs, Unders, Hoaxes and Blunders

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2018-10-16

Will the Cavs really win fewer than 31 games this year? Will the Lakers win more than 48? Will the Warriors continue their boring domination? Will the Indiana Pacers go Hoosier and shock the world? Who will win the end of season awards? And, most importantly… will Tom have to become a vigilante to stop the spread of a new fruity drug scourge from claiming victims in Southern Ohio? All…

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Looking At The Final Roster Spot

2018-10-15

Some thoughts on the Cavaliers’ open roster spot in light of  the team’s recent moves… A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Cavaliers’ various training camp invitees, what they brought to the table, and their chances of making the team. It seemed like Isaiah Taylor was the favorite for the fifteenth and final roster spot until word spread about the stress fracture he was dealing with. After that, it…

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