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One the ongoing questions about the ongoing Kyrie Irving saga is if he and LeBron James have talked at all or if their relationship is beyond repair. There have been rumblings that they've both been in Miami and maybe have met, but the details are fuzzy.
18 August 2017
D’Angelo Russell‘s first reaction upon being traded from the Lakers to the Nets was excitement over the new opportunity, relays Anthony Puccio of NetsDaily. Russell touched on a wide variety of topics during an interview today on WFAN with Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. He believes t…
18 August 2017
APRIL 7: Brandon Ingram #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a dunk during a game against the Sacramento Kings on April 7, 2017 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consentin…
17 August 2017
The Cleveland Cavaliers have a little over a month until training camp opens up what could be the most important season in their history. Looming over the team for the moment is the unknown fate of star point guard Kyrie Irving , who has requested a trade out of Cleveland.
16 August 2017
Just as more news came in regarding the focus of the Cleveland Cavaliers efforts to trade Kyrie Irving , we have a counter-report cooling the flames of any Irving to New York Knicks talk. While Kristaps Porzingis was identified as the Cavs primary target, it appears as though any odds of the team ac…
16 August 2017
As SLAM magazine sets to release its annual Kicks issue, the magazine is honoring the 20 best on-court sneakers of the last 20 years. And Cavs stars Kyrie Irving and LeBron James are recognized on the list.
16 August 2017
A possible Kyrie Irving deal remains the Cleveland Cavaliers ' most pressing matter. Even the Toronto Raptors - a team with no real chance of landing Kyrie - is making calls.
16 August 2017
After a long period of silence surrounding a potential Kyrie Irving trade, we finally get some insight into what the Cavaliers are thinking. While most figured the Cavs would be looking to capitalize on what is left of LeBron James ' time in Cleveland, it appears as though the fear of losing him aga…
15 August 2017
How the Cleveland Cavaliers handle the Kyrie Irving trade request may be one of the most important moments in franchise history. Not only will it help determine the ceiling for this team, but it may influence their ability to retain LeBron James .
15 August 2017
Kristaps Porzingis, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson and Jamal Murray reportedly targets…
15 August 2017
On today's episode, host Chris Manning answers your questions about what Cedi Osman's role might be, what constitutes a fair return for Kyrie Irving and more. For those who were wondering, every episode of 'Locked on Cavaliers' is now available on iTunes and on Stitcher.
14 August 2017
Apple Valley guard Tre Jones announced his commitment to Duke University. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ i 1 2 [email protected] - August 13, 2017, Bloomington, MN, Cedar Valley Church, Tre Jones, Apple Valley basketball star and one of the nation's top recruits, announces his college plans Apple Valley…
13 August 2017
Apple Valley Eagles guard Tre Jones brings the ball up court against the Champlin Park Rebels during the second half of a Class 4A Championship game of the State Boys' Basketball Tournament at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Apple Valley beat Champlin Park 60-54.
13 August 2017
The introduction of Kyrie Irving to the trade market this summer has made this offseason crazier than most. As one would expect, multiple teams have reportedly been in contact with the Cleveland Cavaliers about what it would take to acquire the young All-Star.
13 August 2017
Kyrie Irving has earned a bit of reputation as a loner at times, and as a player who can go through reclusive moods. Well, Dave McMenamin said on the BBall Breakdown podcast that this went even further during the 2017 Playoffs.
10 August 2017
Apple Valley Eagles guard Tre Jones shouts as a team mates scores and gets fouled against the Maple Grove Crimson during the second half of a Class 4A semifinal game of the State Boys' Basketball Tournament at the Target Center n Minneapolis on ThursdayMarch 23, 2017. Apple Valley beat the Maple Gro…
10 August 2017
On today's episode, host Chris Manning is joined by Zachary Bennett of the Wolves Wired podcast to a discuss a possible Kyrie Irving-Andrew Wiggins swap and why it probably won't happen. For those who were wondering, every episode of 'Locked on Cavaliers' is now available on iTunes and on Stitcher.
10 August 2017
In news that should be shocking to nobody, Charles Barkley had things to say about the Kyrie Irving situation. Barkley is notoriously outspoken and often contradictory with his criticisms, but we'll get to that in a moment.
10 August 2017
On today's episode, Carter Rodriguez and Justin Rowan react to LeBron James probably subtweeting Kyrie Irving while revealing Carter's ignorance of rap lyrics, discuss how fans will react to Kyrie once he is traded, and David Griffin's comments that defended Irving's trade request and the way he wen…
9 August 2017
As someone who likes to have fun online, I can't help but respect how strong the subtweet game is for LeBron James. It's possible that all of his tweets aren't necessarily about someone on his team.
8 August 2017
He and Josh Jackson signed with Under Armour.
8 August 2017
Former Cavaliers GM David Griffin appeared on The Jump on ESPN and defended Kyrie Irving from criticism for his trade request out of Cleveland. But I think what Ron [Harper] was saying is really unfair to Kyrie.
7 August 2017
Spin?
7 August 2017
On Twitter, we asked what deals you'd accept for Kyrie Irving. Here are some of the best responses.
7 August 2017
Over on Fear the Sword's Facebook page , I talked about possible Kyrie Irving trades for the Cavs to consider, why certain teams like the 76ers may not get involved and more. Each week, I'll be doing a live chat in addition to other Facebook lives as news breaks.
6 August 2017
In an interview with Chase Hughes of CSN Atlantic , Wall said Irving's trade request was "crazy to me" and that he'd want to stay put if he'd been to three straight NBA Finals like Kyrie: That was crazy to me. I didn't know that was happening at all.
5 August 2017
JUNE 24: The Sacramento Kings 2017 Draft Pick Harry Giles speaks with the media on June 24, 2017 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of…
5 August 2017
According to Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press , the Pistons are interested in Irving, and as he notes, coach and team president Stan Van Gundy told the Pistons' official team site that Detroit has "had some level of conversation with the Cavs." For the Cavs, the Pistons do not make much sense a…
4 August 2017
There's no need to flip him right away, so they can take their time with this one if the right deal isn't there. The one issue with him being on the team, though, is that they begin to lose leverage the moment the season starts.
4 August 2017
Recent Lakers rumors have been about the possibility of Lonzo Ball signing with a major shoe brand. Will teammate Brandon Ingram try to recruit him to Adidas? With the NBA entering its dead time, recent Lakers rumors have been about what the future might hold for Lonzo Ball.
3 August 2017
Veteran guard Gerald Henderson is expected to undergo surgery on his hip, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN (via Twitter). Haynes reports that Henderson may miss the entire 2017/18 season as a result of the ailment, while a statement from Henderson’s agency confirms that he’s evaluating…
2 August 2017
In our series of season outlooks for the players on the 2017-18 Detroit Pistons roster, we'll run through expectations for each. Next up is Luke Kennard.
30 July 2017
The Charlotte Hornets are still searching for a third string point guard, Quinn Cook could be the one to fill that role for the team. Ramon Sessions has signed with New York.
29 July 2017
Apple Valley High School's Tre Jones is the Pioneer Press Boys' Basketball Player of the Year, Apple Valley, March 20, 2017. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press.
28 July 2017
Cook, 6-2, 184, who was signed on March 19 after spending the 2016 training camp with the Pelicans, appeared in nine games last season with New Orleans, averaging 5.8 points and 1.6 assists in 12.3 minutes per game.
26 July 2017
Early Tuesday afternoon, the New Orleans Pelicans announced that the organization has waived point guard Quinn Cook and Axel Toupane. This move was meant to help push the Pelicans below the luxury tax as both players were set to get pay raises on July 25th.
26 July 2017
The move comes as a surprise, particularly regarding Cook, who the Pelicans' management and coaching staff often raved about during his summer league stint. In five Las Vegas games, Cook averaged 20.6 points, 4.8 assists and converted 55 percent of his field goal attempts.
25 July 2017
New Orleans Pelicans guard Quinn Cook shots and scores during the game between the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on Friday, March 31, 2017. shots and scores during the game between the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on Fr…
25 July 2017
MAY 11: Harry Giles participates in the vertical jump during the NBA Draft Combine at the Quest Multisport Center on May 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditio…
25 July 2017
JULY 07: Brandon Ingram #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers brings the ball up the court against the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2017 Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Clippers won 96-93 in overtime.
23 July 2017
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood defended by Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark as the Utah Jazz host the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the second round, NBA playoff basketball in Salt Lake City, Saturday May 6, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood defen…
21 July 2017
JJ Redick: Re-signing with Clippers was not an option Redick signed a one-year, $23 million deal with the 76ers. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2uKpwRw One of the more interesting NBA free agent signings this summer was JJ Redick joining the youth movement in Philadelphia.
19 July 2017
Excellent trolling…
18 July 2017
Check out GameTime’s Kristen “size doesn’t matter” Ledlow and Dennis “3D” Scott discussing the great play of Kyle ……
18 July 2017
It wasn't just Lonzo Ball, a number of guys at the top of the draft board impressed in Las Vegas.
18 July 2017
Duke alumni had a great showing the last 2 weeks at the NBA Summer League. First up in Orlando, Luke Kennard averaged 17 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and nearly 1.5 steals per game. He played in 5 games averaging 30 minutes per game. With the news that the Detroit Pistons will not re-sign Kentavio…
18 July 2017
All Summer League teams announced, and Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum made the cut.
18 July 2017
Kyle Singler's lack of production in Oklahoma City could make the Thunder think about waiving the 6-year pro. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman It wouldn't be fair to call Kyle Singler's contract an albatross.
15 July 2017
Stretching out the contract of Kyle Singler could lessen the Thunder's salary cap hit this season and the next. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman It wouldn't be fair to call Kyle Singler's contract an albatross.
15 July 2017
When the Heat signed Josh McRoberts to a four-year contract in the summer of 2014, he was still healing from offseason toe surgery. The forward eventually recovered from that issue, but it was just the first of many injuries he would end up dealing with during his Heat tenure.
14 July 2017