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The Evolution of Cleveland’s Roster Since 2007

In 2007, the Cavaliers surprised many pundits—but not this writer—by making it to the NBA Finals, where a veteran San Antonio Spurs team promptly swept them. The Cavs had perhaps reached the championship round “a year early,” but rather than

Cavs Upgrade With Parker for Pavlovic “Swap”

This summer, the Cavs essentially traded Ben Wallace for Shaquille O’Neal and swapped Sasha Pavlovic for Anthony Parker; technically, the Cavs shipped Wallace and Pavlovic to Phoenix in exchange for O’Neal and then signed Parker as a free agent. I

How New Salary Cap Might Impact the summer of 2010

The NBA released a memo warning NBA teams that the salary cap is estimated to drop to somewhere between $50.4 million and $53.6 million for the 2010-11 season. That’s a drop of $5 to $8 million from last season’s salary

Lebron tells free agents he plans to stay with the Cavalier

According to ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard, quoting an unnamed source close to Ariza, says LeBron James told free-agent forward Trevor Ariza that he plans to remain in Cleveland after his contract expires in 2010. “Trevor asked LeBron if he

Cavs Making BIG Strides Towards Next Season

In case you have not yet heard, the Cleveland Cavaliers, are not resting on having the best record in the NBA, and have decided, according to many media outlets, have acquired Shaquille O’Neal. Shaq was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs’ 2009 Season Provided Reasons for Hope, Reasons for Concern

The Cleveland Cavaliers produced the best regular season in franchise history in 2008-09 but the joy and excitement generated by a league-best 66-16 record were tempered by the 4-2 loss to the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference Finals. Were

LeBron James’ Magnificent Playoff Run is One for the Ages

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers fell six wins short of their ultimate goal but that should not obscure the fact that James put together one of the greatest individual performances in playoff history. He became the only player to

Flip-flopping Stern fines James $25,000

NBA Commissioner David Stern changed his mind and fined Lebron James $25,000 for skipping the postgame news conference after Cleveland lost to Orlando in the Eastern Conference finals. During his annual NBA Finals press conference, David said he spoke to