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Report: Cavaliers sign former five-star recruit Billy Preston

The Cavaliers have signed former high school star Billy Preston, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.Preston a 6-foot-10, 220-pound power forward, who was supposed to play at Kansas but never did, was not selected in the two-round NBA draft Jun…

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LeBron James the bread and butter for legalized ticket scalping | Jeff Schudel

Nobody loves LeBron James more than those who make their living scalping tickets legally, a.k.a. the secondary ticket market.According to a study of its own prices done by TickPick, a secondary no-fee marketplace, the average price on the secondary mar…

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Collin Sexton’s college coach says Cavs rookie could be “perennial All-Star”

To listen to everybody talk about Collin Sexton, it’s a wonder he went undrafted long enough June 21 for the Cavaliers to select him with the eighth pick.

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Cavaliers having ‘good dialogue’ with LeBron James’ management team

INDEPENDENCE >> With one deadline looming on his future in Cleveland, LeBron James has been in contact with the Cavaliers through his representatives.Following the NBA draft on Thursday night, Cavs general manager Koby Altman said he has had positive d…

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Cavaliers’ Koby Altman says drafting Sexton not enough to beat Golden State

The Cavaliers improved by drafting point guard Collin Sexton with the eighth pick in the NBA draft June 21, but they still have to get better to beat the Golden State Warriors.

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Collin Sexton will bring competitive fire to Cleveland | Opinion

Whatever LeBron James does, Collin Sexton will help the Cavaliers. General Manager Koby Altman made the Alabama freshman the No. 8 selection in the 2018 NBA Draft. More importantly, Altman added a piece who can help James upon a potential return or bec…

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Cavaliers hope drafting Collin Sexton will help convince LeBron to stay

The Cavaliers used the eighth pick in the NBA draft June 21 to select Alabama point guard Collin Sexton – a player they hope will convince LeBron James to stick around.Sexton, 6-foot-1, 185 pounds, averaged 19.2 points and 3.6 assists a game in his one…

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Five NBA Draft prospects who fit the Cavaliers — with or without LeBron

Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman faces a near-impossible task June 21. Altman and the Cavaliers own the No. 8 selection in the 2018 NBA Draft. The pick, acquired from the Celtics in exchange for Kyrie Irving last summer, is Altman’s most valuable …

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ESPYS: LeBron James gets 14th consecutive nomination for best NBA player

LOS ANGELES >> Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vies for best male athlete while Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin contends a second time for best female athlete among nominations for The ESPYS honoring the past year’s top sports achievements and moments.Br…

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Trading draft rights, Kevin Love are options for Cavaliers | Jeff Schudel

The NBA draft is June 21, and the Cavaliers still do not know whether LeBron James is staying or leaving.If James does not exercise his player option of $35.

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The Q was THE place to be for Cavs fans June 19, 2016 | Jeff Schudel

Let’s, for a minute, or even a whole day, stop the hand-wringing and fretting about what LeBron James might or might not do, and celebrate June 19 as the anniversary of Championship Night.Short of being in Oracle Arena two years ago to witness the Cava…

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Cavs-Warriors Game 7 memories: Bedlam at Dick’s in Mentor, and the best walk ever | Opinion

Some of the best moments of your life are with family and friends.Weddings, birthdays, graduations … you name it.Some of the best moments of your life can be just as enjoyable on your own, but more on that in a bit.First, a look back. Where were you …

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Video: The Cavaliers and the 2018 NBA Finals

A look back at the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, the city of Cleveland and Cavs fans after the Cavs played in their fourth straight NBA Finals. Video produced by Michael Johnson.Don’t miss>> LeBron James should reveal his plans to Cavs before NBA …

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Ex-Cavalier J.J. Hickson facing armed robbery charge

NEWNAN, Ga. >> A former Cavaliers player from Georgia has been arrested for an armed robbery.Coweta County Sheriff spokesman Jimmy Yarbrough tells news outlets 29-year-old James Edward “JJ” Hickson Jr. was arrested June 15 and is being held without bon…

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Eighth pick won’t close gap between Cavs and Warriors | Jeff Schudel

The Cavaliers are not going to sway the balance of power in the NBA with the eighth pick in the draft without other improvements, if recent history is an indicator of what to expect.Point guard Frank Ntilikina, picked eighth overall by the Knicks last …

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James should reveal his plans to Cavs before NBA draft | Jeff Schudel

LeBron James played his heart out the past four years and helped bring a championship to Cleveland in 2016. He played in 104 games in 2017-18. You can easily argue he doesn’t owe the Cavaliers a thing, but, in my opinion, he has an obligation before th…

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Kyrie Irving coy on possible reunion with LeBron James

BOSTON >> Kyrie Irving is playing coy about the possibility of reuniting with his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James next season in Boston.The Celtics guard on Tuesday deferred when asked about the prospect of the team pursuing James this…

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NBA Finals lead in ratings, but it was too short for ABC

NEW YORK >> The NBA Finals led ABC to victory in the television ratings last week, but it must have been hard for network executives not to wonder what could have been.The third and fourth games of the Warriors-Cavaliers series were the two most-watche…

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Safe to say nothing will match the 2010 Summer of LeBron James | Opinion

The summer of 2010, LeBron James and Cavaliers fans … where to begin?As a small part of the Cleveland media covering “The Decision” – a TV special dedicated to James’ free-agency decision that blew up in the global star’s face #xad;- and the lead-up …

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Cavaliers’ Kevin Love expects to be mentioned in trade rumors

The NBA season drags on so long that the time between the last game of the Finals and the start of the new league year on July 1is a matter of only weeks.Kevin Love was a hot name on the trade rumor mill last year. The same thing will likely happen thi…

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