1. Assembling Cleveland Cavaliers' Ideal Playoff Rotation

    With the Cleveland Cavaliers returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2010, head coach David Blatt will be getting his initial taste of the NBA postseason...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 22,266 reads 36 comments

  2. If Cleveland Cavaliers Aren't Right for Kevin Love, Who Is?

    Much has been made of Kevin Love 's supposed ill fit with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. While most have been quick to point out the problem, few have actually offered solutions...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 79,792 reads 159 comments

  3. Kyrie Irving on Track to Pass LeBron James as Cleveland Cavaliers' Best Player

    While still widely considered the NBA 's best player, could LeBron James soon become the second option on his own team? James, 30, is a four-time MVP who should still have some elite years left...

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  4. Cleveland Cavaliers' Youngsters Are Ready for Playoffs Thanks to Their Veterans

    CLEVELAND — Its five-year drought may not seem like an incredibly long time, but for those young Cleveland Cavaliers who have been through the rebuilding, it's been a tiresome, grueling process...

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  5. Timofey Mozgov to Play Critical Role in Cleveland Cavaliers' Playoff Run

    The NBA playoffs are a whole different beast, even for teams that roll through the regular season. While superstars can help guide a franchise to 50 or 60 wins, even they need help when the postseason begins...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 17,744 reads 39 comments

  6. Kevin Love and Cleveland Cavaliers Both Need This Relationship to Work

    We don't know for sure what Kevin Love will do this summer. The Cleveland Cavaliers ' All-Star power forward controls his own destiny. He can choose to stay in Cleveland by exercising a $16...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 17,077 reads 81 comments

  7. Projecting Cleveland Cavs' Best and Worst First-Round Playoff Matchups

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are officially in the 2015 NBA playoffs even with nearly four weeks left in the regular season. Since Jan. 14, the Cavs (26-7) have secured the most wins and best record in the NBA...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 17,698 reads 54 comments

  8. Power Ranking Cleveland Cavaliers Players Heading into Final Month of Season

    In the last Cleveland Cavaliers ' power rankings report, we saw the addition of Timofey Mozgov, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith. LeBron James was locked in the No. 1 spot with Kyrie Irving scuffling a bit, and James Jones was buried near the bottom...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 9,974 reads 16 comments

  9. Cleveland Cavaliers' Dominance vs. West Is Encouraging Sign for Finals Run

    The imbalance in the NBA today is certainly no secret. The mighty Western Conference reigns supreme, with 10 teams currently over .500, including the defending champion San Antonio Spurs ...

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  10. Cleveland Cavaliers' Championship Window May Not Stay Open as Long as We Think

    When LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love joined forces with the Cleveland Cavaliers , it appeared their championship window would be wide-open for years to come. After all, Irving won't turn 23 until March 23...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 37,125 reads 109 comments

  11. Former Knicks Proving Fit, Opportunity Is Everything with Cleveland Cavaliers

    It was easy to overlook the talent of guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert when the pair suited up for the woeful New York Knicks this season...

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  12. Tristan Thompson Will Be Expensive Necessity, Not Luxury, for Cleveland Cavs

    Last summer, Tristan Thompson turned down $50 million over four years from the Cleveland Cavaliers , choosing to bet on himself when it came to future contract negotiations. Like the Cavs as of late, Thompson is winning...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 16,374 reads 51 comments

  13. The Case for LeBron James to Win NBA MVP Yet Again

    Only three players in NBA history, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Russell, have won at least five MVP awards. When the 2014-15 season finally comes to a close, LeBron James may very well become the fourth...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 254,959 reads 639 comments

  14. Cases for and Against Cleveland Cavaliers Winning an NBA Title This Season

    From the outside, a 39-25 record hardly seems championship-worthy . A fourth-place seeding in the weak Eastern Conference? Even less impressive. Make no mistake, however: The Cleveland Cavaliers are title contenders...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 15,795 reads 45 comments

  15. David Blatt Finding His Stride as Cleveland Cavaliers' Coach

    After winning 19 of their previous 23 games, plenty of praise has been spread around the Cleveland Cavaliers . A healthy LeBron James. Trades for Timofey Mozgov, Iman Shumpert and J...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 15,533 reads 32 comments

  16. Cleveland Cavaliers' Schedule Breakdown and Predictions for Season's Final Weeks

    The Cleveland Cavaliers took advantage of a soft February, but they now face a daunting lineup of games in March and April...

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  17. Cleveland Cavaliers Would Be Wise to Pass on Ray Allen

    The most talked-about free agent the past few months may not even play in the NBA this season. For the Cleveland Cavaliers and their (current/previous) pursuit of Ray Allen , this may not be such a bad thing...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 32,577 reads 37 comments

  18. Cleveland Cavaliers Must Already Begin Mulling Major Offseason Decisions

    The Cleveland Cavaliers ' ship is currently in cruise mode, but some rough waters lie ahead. Along with the Big Three, the trades for Timofey Mozgov, Iman Shumpert and J.R...

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  19. Checklist for Cleveland Cavaliers During Season's Home Stretch

    For nearly six weeks, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been the NBA 's best team. It's their next six weeks, however, that will truly define them. Heading into the season's final stretch run, the Cavs are clicking on what appears to be all cylinders..

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 19,748 reads 85 comments

  20. Ranking Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player Heading into Season's Final Stretch

    With only two months remaining in the regular season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have begun their ascent in the Eastern Conference. This is no doubt due to the Cavs' impressive roster, and not just the Big Three, either...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 9,126 reads 16 comments

  21. 3 Last-Minute Trade-Deadline Targets for Cleveland Cavaliers

    While the Cleveland Cavaliers have already executed two big trades this year, they may not be done as the 2015 deadline looms. Following separate deals that sent Dion Waiters to the Oklahoma City Thunder while netting J...

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  22. Last-Minute NBA Trade Deadline Ideas

    The week of the NBA trade deadline stands as one of the season's most exciting. With rumors swirling, teams and fans alike hold their collective breaths until the clock strikes 3 p...

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  23. Calm Down: Kevin Love's Fit with Cavaliers Is an Issue, Not a Crisis

    What in the world is wrong with Kevin Love ? The Cleveland Cavaliers power forward has seemingly struggled in his new surroundings all year...

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  24. Big 3 Lessons David Blatt Can Learn from Erik Spoelstra

    Sometimes, the smartest thing a person can do is admit they have a lot to learn. Such is the case of Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt, who is undergoing a roller coaster of a rookie season in the NBA ...

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  25. J.R. Smith and Cleveland Cavaliers May Have Future Together After All

    CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith was supposed to be a throw-in for the Cleveland Cavaliers if they wanted to acquire Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks . After all, Smith had built up quite the reputation in the Big Apple...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 38,682 reads 52 comments