1. 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 1 year ago 16,349 reads 51 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 254,914 reads 639 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 15,783 reads 45 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 15,480 reads 32 comments

  5. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 year ago 7,493 reads 9 comments

  6. 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 32,447 reads 37 comments

  7. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 4,719 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 19,741 reads 85 comments

  9. 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 9,120 reads 16 comments

  10. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 36,134 reads 34 comments

  11. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 245,767 reads 260 comments

  12. 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...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 8,927 reads 18 comments

  13. 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 ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 13,817 reads 26 comments

  14. 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 38,544 reads 52 comments

  15. Cleveland Cavaliers' Defensive Improvements Are Real and Sustainable

    The backbone of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' 11-game win streak isn't LeBron James, Kyrie Irving or Kevin Love. It's not the new trade additions, the schedule or even the snazzy gold alternate jerseys...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 17,147 reads 37 comments

  16. Cleveland Cavaliers' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

    January was all about the Cleveland Cavaliers hanging in there while LeBron James got some rest. With James back and the Cavs rolling, February is all about rising above the Eastern Conference's fifth seed...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 17,564 reads 30 comments

  17. Grading Cleveland Cavaliers' Newcomers So Far

    After looking shallow, lethargic and uninspired following injuries to LeBron James and other key players earlier this month, the Cleveland Cavaliers needed a shot of life. They ultimately received three...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 22,791 reads 31 comments

  18. 5 Biggest Takeaways from Cleveland Cavaliers' 1st Half of the Season

    The Cleveland Cavaliers ' first half has been anything but boring. With all the talk this summer circling around LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving forming the next ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 6,609 reads 20 comments

  19. How Cleveland Cavaliers Can Still Be Eastern Conference's Best Team

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are starting to get hot, and that could mean third-degree burns for the rest of the NBA . Cleveland ripped off a 108-98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, Jan...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 11,717 reads 31 comments

  20. Patience, Proactive Moves Paying off for Cleveland Cavaliers

    When Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin addressed the media before a Jan. 4 game against the Dallas Mavericks , his message was very clear...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 12,339 reads 26 comments

  21. Cleveland Cavaliers' Big 3 Finally Setting Tone for Rest of Team

    LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love officially tied the knot as teammates on Aug. 23, 2014. Their honeymoon didn't last long...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 18,137 reads 80 comments

  22. Did Cleveland Cavaliers Create Another Chemistry Issue by Acquiring J.R. Smith?

    Chemistry is essential to any successful NBA team, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to build some...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 32,097 reads 46 comments

  23. Does Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin Have Any Moves Left Up His Sleeve?

    Since taking over as general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers , first as interim then full time, perhaps no front-office member in the NBA has been as busy as David Griffin...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 20,655 reads 60 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Ideal New-Look Rotation for Cleveland Cavaliers

    Following a pair of trades and the return of an injured superstar, the Cleveland Cavaliers must shuffle their rotation once again. LeBron James is back after eight games. Dion Waiters is gone, with J...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 10,546 reads 40 comments

  25. What Can Cleveland Cavaliers Learn from Failed Dion Waiters Era?

    Despite spending less than three full years in Cleveland, Dion Waiters left a memorable impression on the Cavaliers. While Waiters certainly wasn't a failure as a player, his fit with the franchise, both rebuilding and contending, was...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 12,526 reads 41 comments