1. Why the Cleveland Cavaliers Should Bother Re-Signing J.R. Smith

    J.R. Smith was downright awful in the NBA Finals when the Cleveland Cavaliers needed him most. Before that, slapping Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder cost him two games later in a critical second-round series against the Chicago Bulls ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 51,682 reads 116 comments

  2. Cleveland Cavaliers Face Expensive 'All-In' Season After Re-Signing Their Own

    For the Cleveland Cavaliers , "All In" wasn't just a playoff motto but apparently the offseason strategy as well...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 54,003 reads 120 comments

  3. Cleveland Cavaliers Get Even Deeper, More Lethal with Mo Williams Signing

    Another summer, another old friend makes a return home for the Cleveland Cavaliers . Veteran point guard Mo Williams has agreed to sign with the Cavs, as Yahoo Sports' Adrian ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 92,810 reads 273 comments

  4. Best 2015 NBA Free-Agency Landing Spots for Cleveland Cavs' J.R. Smith

    Choosing to forgo his $6.4 million player option for the 2015-16 season, J.R. Smith is very much available as an unrestricted free agent...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 231,782 reads 254 comments

  5. How Can Tristan Thompson Live Up to Giant New Contract from Cleveland Cavaliers?

    Tristan Thompson bet on himself and won. After turning down a four-year, $52 million extension last offseason, as reported by Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski , the 24-year-old forward-center has agreed to a monstrous new deal...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 24,077 reads 46 comments

  6. Cleveland Cavaliers Shouldn't Sweat LeBron James' Decision to Opt Out, Right?

    For the second time in as many years, LeBron James has elected to become a free agent. Of course, Northeast Ohio's native son wouldn't dare sign anywhere else, right? Right? Such is the nervous optimism circling Cleveland...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 28,455 reads 76 comments

  7. Ranking Cleveland Cavaliers' Biggest Needs for 2015 NBA Offseason

    Injuries exposed the Cleveland Cavaliers ' biggest weaknesses in the NBA Finals, proving that even one of the league's best teams still has work to do...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 34,761 reads 112 comments

  8. Win or Lose, LeBron James Deserves 2015 NBA Finals MVP

    While the NBA Finals have yet to be decided, it's obvious who the MVP has been. LeBron James is playing the best basketball of his historic career, delivering numbers never before seen in the championship round...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 38,256 reads 566 comments

  9. What an NBA Championship Would Mean to Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers are officially in uncharted territory. Never before have the Cavs been leading an NBA Finals series. Never before have they captured a victory on Cleveland's home court...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 43,047 reads 198 comments

  10. Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach David Blatt Has Finally Outlasted the Criticism

    Standing in the corridor between the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room and court on Jan. 4, general manager David Griffin hosted an impromptu press conference to discuss his head coach's future with the team...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 65,857 reads 145 comments

  11. Win or Lose, LeBron James Has Already Made Good on His Promise to Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — Dear LeBron: You're not busy, are you? I had a few thoughts I wanted to share, and I hope the good people of Ohio agree with me as well...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 73,301 reads 195 comments

  12. 3 Cleveland Cavaliers Role Players Who Must Step Up During 2015 NBA Finals

    While LeBron James has played at a superhuman level during the NBA playoffs' first three rounds, he's received large contributions from Cleveland Cavaliers role players as well...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 13,972 reads 65 comments

  13. Big Questions Still Loom for Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 NBA Finals

    Even after storming through the playoffs' first three rounds, plenty of questions surround the Cleveland Cavaliers as they enter the 2015 NBA Finals ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 47,190 reads 243 comments

  14. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Are Better Equipped for NBA Finals This Time

    Going 2-of-45 is hardly an accomplishment in basketball, but the Cleveland Cavaliers should be thrilled with these new figures. For just the second time in their 45-year franchise history, the Cavaliers have advanced to the NBA Finals...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 13,687 reads 32 comments

  15. 5 Keys for Cleveland Cavaliers to Close out Series with Atlanta Hawks

    Following a thrilling 114-111 Game 3 overtime win, the Cleveland Cavaliers are now just one victory away from sweeping the Atlanta Hawks and advancing to the NBA Finals...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 18,225 reads 61 comments

  16. Are Cleveland Cavaliers Proving They Don't Really Need Kevin Love?

    Do the Cleveland Cavaliers even need Kevin Love ? Two weeks ago, this would have seemed like a ridiculous question...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 68,635 reads 155 comments

  17. Free Agency or Draft: How Should Cleveland Cavs Fill Biggest Offseason Needs?

    Regardless of when their postseason ends, the Cleveland Cavaliers will have some specific needs to fill this summer. As good as Matthew Dellavedova has been at times, the Cavs could still use some additional depth behind Kyrie Irving ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 29,240 reads 96 comments

  18. 5 Keys for Cleveland Cavaliers to Win Eastern Conference Finals

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks were the Eastern Conference's best teams during the regular season. Now set to face each other in the East Finals, we'll finally see which one truly deserves to be on top...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 19,016 reads 99 comments

  19. 2015 NBA Draft Combine Prospects the Cleveland Cavaliers Must Watch Most Closely

    While the players and coaches just wrapped up an Eastern Conference Semifinals win over the Chicago Bulls , this is a big weekend for the Cleveland Cavaliers in other areas as well...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 15,579 reads 14 comments

  20. Decimated Cavs Supporting Cast Is Doing Just Enough to Let LeBron James Lead

    All around LeBron James sits a Cleveland Cavaliers roster full of players who are injured, have never been to the playoffs before or both. The list of injuries seemingly grows by the day...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 13,072 reads 62 comments

  21. 3 Factors That Will Decide Cleveland Cavaliers' Series Against the Chicago Bulls

    Following some late-game heroics by LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have evened their second-round series with the Chicago Bulls ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 16,176 reads 61 comments

  22. David Blatt Making the Right Adjustments as Cleveland Cavaliers Head into Game 3

    Locked in a second-round battle with the Chicago Bulls , the Cleveland Cavaliers have rebounded nicely from a shaky start to the series. Following a rough 99-92 Game 1 loss, it was clear the Cavaliers had some adjustments to make...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 10,652 reads 75 comments

  23. Iman Shumpert Is in Perfect Position to Make Memorable Playoff Impression

    With no J.R. Smith to begin their second-round series against the Chicago Bulls , the Cleveland Cavaliers have turned to the man who was originally supposed to have his starting job...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 7,593 reads 24 comments

  24. Time to Break Glass for Cleveland Cavaliers' Veterans-in-Waiting

    Not long after LeBron James announced he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers , it became clear what kind of roster general manager David Griffin planned to build around him...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 5,728 reads 11 comments

  25. Tristan Thompson or Iman Shumpert: Who Is More Critical Fill-in for Cavaliers?

    Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert have been the Cleveland Cavaliers ' most valuable reserves all season. Now, with Kevin Love (surgery) and J.R...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 12,417 reads 34 comments