Breaking: Guess Who’s Back For The French Toast!


Channing Frye and the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed on a 1-year, $2.4M according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Channing Frye is a 13 year vet who returns to the Cavaliers after being traded mid-season to the Lakers in a deal that netted the Cavs Larry Nance, Jr. and Jordan Clarkson. Frye was also a member of the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and boy does it feel good to get…


An Ode To RJ


Richard Jefferson was never supposed to be a Cleveland Cavalier. In the summer of 2015, Jefferson had agreed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks after the team had agreed to contracts with Wesley Matthews and DeAndre Jordan. Jefferson was coming off a solid season as a backup forward for the Mavs, shooting over 40% from three for the second straight year, and the Mavericks were thinking big with their new…


Preseason Recap: Indiana 106, Cleveland 102 (Or, Good Starters, Bad Finishers)

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Editor’s Note: Long time CtB fan Joshua Martin submits his first recap, tonight. Let’s give him a warm CtB welcome. I like the new modern look of the Indiana Pacers’ jerseys. My wife agreed as she was quick to chime in asking “why are the Cavs’ jerseys so boring compared to the Pacers?” Why indeed? The new look Pacers pushed the pace early and attacked on defense and sped out…


Gone Griff


I respect the hell out of David Griffin, not necessarily for the moves he made as the Cavs general manager, but for his steady positivity during turbulent times, and his strength to build a championship roster while he was battling cancer. While former Cavs point man Chris Grant has been virtually blackballed by the league, I look forward to Griffin landing another gig and I’ll be rooting for him. Griffin…


Podcap: Cavs 135, Pacers 130 – 2OT (or, Working Overtime)


The Cavs won, but they didn’t make it easy on themselves against the visiting Indiana Pacers. In fact, it took an extra 10 minutes of time to finally decide the matter… not to mention another triple double from LeBron James (his 11th on the season), and some significant contributions from Kevin Love, J.R. Smith and Kyrie Irving in the overtime periods. Still, the wine & gold were able to build…


Podcast Episode 115: Surprises and Disappointments

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Tom Pestak, Nate Smith, and John Krolik check in with a first quarter analysis of your Cleveland Cavaliers. Topics: biggest surprises and disappointments so far; the current rotations; the Liggins effect; J.R.’s blues; LeBron’s ever changing jumper; north/south Kyrie; Tom’s pillow talk; prepping for the Dubs; and so much more. We ask hard questions like: can the Liggins/Shump backourt work off the bench? Is James Jones consuming super garbage time powerups? Do the Cavs need another playmaker? Can Kay Felder develop on the Cavs? Who’s your garbage pile point guard of choice? Who would you trade K-Love for straight up? How much did Cleveland win the Wiggins’ trade by? Who’s da real MVP?


The Point Four-ward: No Points Bulletin


Four points I’m thinking about the Cleveland Cavaliers… 1.) With training camp opening in just a few weeks, the Cavs are slowly accumulating their roster of invitees. Assuming the Cavs eventually reach a deal with J.R. Smith, they will carry thirteen guaranteed contracts heading into camp.


Making Moves: Cavs Re-Sign Richard Jefferson (and Lil Kev); Trade For Mike Dunleavy


Retirement can wait! R.J. is back… and he’s bringing Lil Kev with him. Free agent Richard Jefferson announced tonight that he’s re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers… and he did it in historic fashion via his Snapchat account… Richard Jefferson returning to the Cavs on a two-year, $5 million contract, league source told @TheVertical. RJ broke his return on Snapchat — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS) July 7, 2016 Meanwhile, in Richard Jefferson…


All Bets are Off


The more we absorb these Finals games, the less anything that has come before seems to matter. I’ve been struck by a number of pundit and fan responses these last 6 games.