October 2, 2014

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Wizards 97, Cavaliers 83: Cavs lose first

CLEVELAND — First the disclaimer: Mo Williams, Anderson Varejao, Antawn Jamison and Joey Graham, who could all be in the start­ing lineup when the regular season begins, did not play. That said, the Cavaliers’ offensive development came to a screeching halt Thurs­day night, as they lost 97-83 to the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More…

Cavaliers 87, Bobcats 72: Defense leads way as Cavs pick up win

CLEVELAND — Joey Gra­ham took his spot in the start­ing lineup and Jamario Moon moved into his locker. In their first game since the departure of LeBron James — and Shaquille O’Neal, Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Delonte West — the new-look Cavaliers downed the Charlotte Bobcats 87-72 in exhibition action Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena. “It Read More…

LeBron-less Cavs ready for test run tonight

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INDEPENDENCE — Tracy Hutson and a crew from ABC’s “Extreme Makeover” were at practice Monday at Cleveland Clinic Courts to tape a segment for an upcoming show about the building of a house in Maple Heights. The Cavaliers will unveil their own extreme makeover to the public tonight at 7 when they host the Charlotte Read More…

Cavs’ small forwards facing huge task: How to replace LeBron

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INDEPENDENCE — The candidates are Joey Graham, Jamario Moon and Jawad Williams. That’s not exactly a list of who’s who among NBA small forwards, but one of those players is almost certain to replace LeBron James in the Cavaliers’ starting lineup. “I expect it to be a battle,” new coach Byron Scott said Tuesday following Read More…

Varejao excused from Cavs camp, headed to Brazil following grandfather’s death

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INDEPENDENCE — Cleveand Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejao has been excused from training camp following his grandfather’s death in Brazil. The team said Varejao has left for his home country, but did not indicate when he would return. The Cavs opened their first camp under new coach Byron Scott on Tuesday. Varejao on Monday said he Read More…

New kids on the block: Cavs lose rock-star status

A year ago, the Cavaliers’ annual media day resembled a rock concert or movie premiere. With larger-than-life per­sonalities LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal in town and title aspirations in the air, more than 100 media mem­bers — we use that term very loosely to describe some of the radio types who make their once-a-year appearance Read More…

Cavaliers: Mo to miss start of camp with injury

INDEPENDENCE – He begged not to be traded. He has said he considered retiring when LeBron James left the Cavaliers for Miami. Now he’s hurt. The Cavaliers, who will hold their annual media day Monday and start practicing Tuesday, announced Friday that point guard Mo Williams suffered pain in his right groin while working out Read More…

Varejao hurts his ankle, but he’s OK

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers repeatedly refused to allow former center Zydrunas Ilgauskas to play for his national team. They may soon do the same for current power forward Anderson Varejao. Varejao suffered a sprained right ankle Wednesday while playing for his native Brazil in an exhibition game against Spain. A postgame MRI revealed no significant Read More…

Old-school style for new Cavs uniforms

Former Cleveland Cavalier Austin Carr holds up the the Cavs new road uniform yesterday. (AP photo.)

CLEVELAND — In the world of fashion, everything that’s old eventually becomes new again. That axiom definitely applies to the Cavaliers’ new uniforms, which were unveiled Tuesday during a downtown launch party at Cadillac Ranch. Cleveland’s home and road jerseys only include three colors: a maroon-like wine, metallic gold and white — an identical combination Read More…

Cavaliers to reveal new uniforms today

CLEVELAND — The NBA season doesn’t begin until late October, but the Cavaliers will tip off their 2010-2011 marketing campaign today. Team broadcasters Austin Carr and Campy Russell will unveil Cleveland’s new uniforms in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony at Cadillac Ranch, which is located downtown at 200 Euclid Avenue. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert announced the Read More…