1. 5 Questions the Cleveland Cavaliers Must Answer Before 2017 NBA Trade Deadline

    The Cleveland Cavaliers may have more questions surrounding their team than any other defending champion with a firm grip on first place ever has before. Cleveland (32-14) leads the Eastern Conference by 3...

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  2. Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Value Rankings Heading into 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    It's safe to say the Cleveland Cavaliers will be willing participants in this year's trade deadline. Following LeBron James ' verbal beating of the team's construction, how ...

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  3. Cleveland Cavaliers Must Avoid Quick Fix Despite LeBron James' Public Outcry

    Having lost five of their previous seven games, the Cleveland Cavaliers look far from the squad that celebrated a championship just seven months ago...

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  4. Midseason Player Grades for Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player

    The Cleveland Cavaliers lead the Eastern Conference with a 28-10 record n early halfway through the NBA season , putting them on pace for a 60-22 finish...

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  5. Kyle Korver Gives Cleveland Cavaliers Perfect Piece for Championship Repeat

    In a move blessed by the basketball gods, Kyle Korver will now be firing catch-and-shoot three-pointers directly from LeBron James...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 5 months ago 175,626 reads 277 comments

  6. Best Potential 2016-17 NBA Trade-Deadline Targets for Cleveland Cavaliers

    With the NBA trade deadline merely weeks away, even the reigning champion Cleveland Cavaliers should be looking to upgrade their roster...

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  7. Russell Westbrook and James Harden Are Close, but LeBron James Is MVP So Far

    CLEVELAND — Some would consider the 2016-17 NBA MVP race a two-candidate competition between Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook ...

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  8. Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavaliers

    The Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers (21-6) don't have many flaws, but their primary weakness is about to come to light. With starting shooting guard J.R...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 5 months ago 27,067 reads 38 comments

  9. Quarter-Season Grades for Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player

    Now 25 percent through the regular season, t he Cleveland Cavaliers remain perched atop the Eastern Conference. They shouldn't be moving down anytime soon...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 6 months ago 7,758 reads 8 comments

  10. How Iman Shumpert Got His Groove Back

    CLEVELAND — A year ago at this time, Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert had yet to make his season debut following September wrist surgery...

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  11. 5 Trade Targets Who Can Help Solve Cleveland Cavaliers' Backup PG Problem

    There aren't many holes on the 15-5 Cleveland Cavaliers , but finding a reliable backup to Kyrie Irving is certainly the biggest...

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  12. Kyrie Irving's Superstar Career Arc Is Officially Back on Track

    CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving failed to make the Eastern Conference All-Star team last February, which marked the first time since his rookie season (2011-12) the former No. 1 overall pick was left off the squad...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 6 months ago 35,147 reads 104 comments

  13. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    With just a pair of losses in their first 11 games, there hasn't been much to complain about for the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  14. Cleveland Cavaliers Chucking 3s at Historic Pace, with No Plans to Change Course

    CLEVELAND — When the Big Three of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love was formed in 2014, a barrage of three-point shooting wasn't what most pictured from the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 7 months ago 19,865 reads 17 comments

  15. Diagnosing Cleveland Cavaliers' Remaining Flaws

    Off to an impressive 6-1 start, the Cleveland Cavaliers have but a few flaws in an otherwise sparkling roster. The Cavs currently lead the NBA with a 114.0 offensive rating, while all three members of the Big 3 are averaging at least 22...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 7 months ago 15,366 reads 28 comments

  16. Cleveland Cavaliers Seem Primed to Be Greater Than Last Year's Championship Team

    CLEVELAND — On a night that finally put a cap on the Cleveland Cavaliers ' four-month long championship party, there appeared to be no immediate hangover...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 7 months ago 41,612 reads 108 comments

  17. 2016-17 NBA Season Predictions for Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player

    About to begin the defense of the franchise's first NBA title, the Cleveland Cavaliers ' final roster is nearly complete. With J.R. Smith back on board , fresh off signing a four-year, $57 million contract, the starting lineup is set in stone...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 7 months ago 16,694 reads 18 comments

  18. Cleveland Cavaliers Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    One would think capturing a franchise's first title in 46 years while erasing a previously impossible 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals would be cause for a summer full of celebrations...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 8 months ago 7,134 reads 8 comments

  19. What's Plan B If Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith Doesn't Return?

    As the regular season quickly approaches, J.R. Smith remains without a Cleveland Cavaliers contract. It's widely assumed Smith will return, especially with so few teams having the considerable cap space left to sign the 31-year-old sharpshooter...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 8 months ago 36,484 reads 48 comments

  20. Predicting Cleveland Cavaliers' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

    For a team riding a championship wave, the Cleveland Cavaliers have plenty of mystery surrounding their final 15-man roster. Starting shooting guard J.R. Smith remains unsigned, with plenty of young guards now fighting to earn his minutes...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 8 months ago 23,590 reads 20 comments

  21. Cleveland Cavaliers 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    Training camp has kicked off for the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers , who have just a few short weeks before they raise the franchise's first banner. For Cleveland, the hunters now become the hunted...

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  22. Don't Be Surprised If Cleveland Cavaliers Start Season with Post-Finals Hangover

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2016-17 season as champions of the NBA , which apparently does not preclude controversy. Two bodies were noticeably absent at the Cavs ' media day...

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  23. Breaking Down LeBron James' Options in Next Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

    LeBron James will re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers ; we just don't know when or on what type of contract. James can follow his customary route of signing another one-and-one deal and opt out again next summer...

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  24. Realistic Expectations for Cleveland Cavs Rookie Kay Felder in 2016-17

    He might be the smallest member of the 2016 NBA draft, but Kay Felder could wind up carving a big role with the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 10 months ago 36,666 reads 16 comments

  25. Report Card Grades for Each Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 Offseason Move So Far

    While Cleveland collectively waits for a certain free agent to re-sign (he's not named "J.R. Smith"), the rest of the Cavaliers ' offseason has been rather quiet...

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