August 2, 2015

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Matthew Dellavedova returning to Cavaliers

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The “Delly Trey” will be served up again in Cleveland in 2015-16. Restricted free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova agreed to play next season under the Cavaliers’ $1.2 million qualifying offer, with the hope of a bigger payday when the salary cap skyrockets next summer. Dellavedova, who will be a restricted free agent again in 2016, Read More…

Cavaliers trade Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood and multiple second-round draft picks to Trail Blazers for trade exceptions

CLEVELAND — Center Brendan Haywood and small forward Mike Miller are now former members of the Cavaliers. Cleveland agreed to send Haywood and Miller — along with multiple second-round draft picks — to Portland in exchange for two trade exceptions worth $13.35 million Sunday night. The transaction was first reported by Yahoo Sports. The exceptions Read More…

From Mav to Cav: Team inks Jefferson for vet minimum

Reggie Jefferson

The Cavaliers once again turned to a Dallas Mavericks player in pursuit of a suitable backup to small forward LeBron James. The team agreed to contract terms Tuesday with  14-year veteran Richard Jefferson, who will make the veteran minimum of  $1.5 million. A year ago, the Cavs signed Shawn Marion, who was a disappointment and Read More…

Cavs set to meet with Smith; Jones plans to re-sign

James Jones

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are reportedly scheduled to meet with swingman J.R. Smith this week, but that doesn’t guarantee the unrestricted free agent will re-sign with the team. Veteran small forward James Jones, meanwhile, has said he plans to re-sign with Cleveland. That move hasn’t been announced, but Jones will likely make the NBA veteran Read More…

Cavs’ Blatt learns differences, difficulties in first year in the NBA

LAS VEGAS — David Blatt learned plenty in his first season as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Most notably: It’s tougher to prepare in the NBA than he expected. Blatt — a wildly successful coach in Europe before getting his long-awaited chance to lead an NBA team for the first time last season — was Read More…

The Morning Hit–7/10/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about. This has been one of those weeks where it started off like it was going quickly, then slowed to a snail’s pace, then I woke up this morning and it was Friday. Time plays tricks on you as you get Read More…

Cavaliers: LeBron James staying with Cleveland as expected, agrees to 2-year deal worth $47 million

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INDEPENDENCE — There was no drama this summer. Nor was there a “decision” to be made. Cavaliers small forward LeBron James agreed to a two-year, $46.97 million contract Thursday to remain with the Eastern Conference champions, according to a league source. He is expected to sign the pact this weekend at Cleveland Clinic Courts. James Read More…

Cavaliers: Kevin Love says he decided to stay after ‘very honest’ talk with LeBron James

CLEVELAND — Kevin Love’s poolside chat with LeBron James persuaded him to jump back in with the Cavaliers. Love, who announced last week that he will stay in Cleveland, said Thursday that he and James had a “very honest” talk before free agency opened and the discussion led him to re-signing with the Cavs, a Read More…

LeBron James to host star-studded screening of new movie at Akron theater

LeBron James is bringing a touch of Hollywood to his hometown. The four-time NBA MVP will host an advance screening of the motion picture “Trainwreck” at the Montrose Stadium 12 cinema in Akron on Friday. The private event begins with a red carpet ceremony at 6:30 p.m. James plays a prominent role in the R-rated Read More…

Cavaliers bringing back point guard Mo Williams on 2-year deal

“Mo Gotti” is rejoining LeBron James on the Cavaliers. Point guard Mo Williams agreed to a two-year, $4.3 million contract Monday, giving Cleveland a quality backup to Kyrie Irving. Yahoo first reported the transaction, which will become official Thursday. “I’m coming home,” Williams tweeted. “Cavs nation. City I love. Quest for a ring.” Williams played Read More…