1. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 8 months ago 29,091 reads 16 comments

  2. 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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  3. 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 9 months ago 35,252 reads 104 comments

  4. 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 ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 9 months ago 12,373 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 9 months ago 19,872 reads 17 comments

  6. 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 9 months ago 15,373 reads 28 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 41,625 reads 108 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 16,711 reads 18 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 7,157 reads 8 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 36,510 reads 48 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 23,633 reads 20 comments

  12. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 11 months ago 2,790 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 11 months ago 14,006 reads 22 comments

  14. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 77,455 reads 83 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 36,695 reads 16 comments

  16. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 4,904 reads 0 comments

  17. Cleveland Cavaliers' Offseason Has Only Just Begun

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have yet to make a splash this offseason, watching some of their own free agents leave while seemingly being in no hurry to sign others...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 53,849 reads 76 comments

  18. 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    While it should come as no surprise, the Cleveland Cavaliers are quite pleased with their championship roster. "We do intend to keep this group together and see what we're capable of," general manager David Griffin said, per ESPN's Marc Stein...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 6,682 reads 1 comments

  19. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Have What They Need for a Dynasty

    CLEVELAND — In the midst of a week-long party that started with a title-clinching Game 7 over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers have spent the past five days capping off a historic run in Northeast Ohio...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 94,779 reads 315 comments

  20. After Delivering on Promise, LeBron James Is Forever Untouchable in Cleveland

    LeBron James was already viewed as a demigod in Northeast Ohio when he announced his 2014 return. After delivering Cleveland its first championship in more than five decades, he's taken the next step toward immortality...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 173,158 reads 329 comments

  21. Cleveland Cavaliers Already Have the Answer to Their Kevin Love Problem

    For two years, Kevin Love has been under the microscope in Cleveland, but his disappearance during these NBA Finals should tell us all we need to know about his future as a Cavalier...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 195,903 reads 277 comments

  22. Cavaliers Desperately Need to Make These Adjustments vs. Warriors in Finals

    Simply heading home to Northeast Ohio isn't going to fix the Cleveland Cavaliers ' multitude of problems...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 13,300 reads 96 comments

  23. I've Been Waiting My Whole Life for the Cleveland Cavaliers to Win the Big One

    Being both a journalist and lifelong fan of the team you cover is a unique balancing act that carries its share of challenges. I'm rooting like hell for the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their first-ever NBA championship...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 23,359 reads 175 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers Still Haven't Reached Their Ceiling on Offense

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals. This time, they're fully healthy and propelled by their suddenly dynamic offense...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 40,087 reads 118 comments

  25. Are the Cleveland Cavaliers This Good or Is the East That Bad?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have begun the postseason a perfect 10-0, just one win away from tying the NBA record of most consecutive wins to begin a postseason—an impressive accomplishment no matter how you frame it...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 106,156 reads 452 comments