Cleveland Cavaliers

Donovan Mitchell is undeniably pandering to Ohio State football fans ahead of Week 1’s game. While Ohioans are so excited about Donovan Mitchell joining the Cleveland Cavaliers backcourt, since when was he an Ohio State football fan? Though few things unify Ohio quite like Buckeyes football, Mitchell didn’t exactly go to THE Ohio State University for college. He
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With news that the Jazz are willing to trade Donovan Mitchell a world of trade possibilities have opened, including a hypothetical Collin Sexton deal. In the immediate aftermath of the Rudy Gobert trade, the Utah Jazz were reported to be standing pat and preparing to build around Donovan Mitchell. However, Adrian Wojnarowski’s reporting earlier this
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Former Cleveland Cavaliers assistant Chris Jent could reunite with LeBron James, as Darvin Harm finalizes his Los Angeles Lakers coaching staff. As new Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham rounds out his coaching staff, one former Cleveland Cavaliers assistant Chris Jent could be reuiniting with LeBron James. Lakers insider Brad Turner reported Jent and former NBA
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Shaq brings love to his hometown of Newark, NJ by teaming up with IcyHot to refurbish local basketball courts through his Comebaq Courts program.  Only the biggest NBA legends are known mononymously, which is why Newark native Shaquille O’Neal is known throughout the world simply as “Shaq.” Shaq’s name brings a gravitas to all that he
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Luke Walton will be joining J.B. Bickerstaff’s Cleveland Cavaliers staff as an assistant coach. Former Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton will work alongside J.B. Bickerstaff as the newest addition to the Cleveland Cavaliers coaching staff. Walton is best known for his playing career, as well as his coaching career, in Los Angeles.
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Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving responded to online trolls by calling his critics “cockroaches” during a recent Twitch stream.  “It’s but so long y’all can say the same jokes,” Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving warned the Twitch community. “But so long.” Irving, who has become a reviled figure among the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston
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Apr 10, 2022; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday (21) reacts with teammates after leaving the game after just eight seconds played in the first quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Watch Scottie Scheffler put on the Green Jacket after winning The Masters by
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Feb 19, 2022; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is introduced during the 3-Point Contest during the 2022 NBA All-Star Saturday Night at Rocket Mortgage Field House. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports LeBron James All-Star Game intro has everyone convinced he’s coming back to Cleveland by Scott Rogust Golden State Warriors
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Washington Wizards small forward Kyle Kuzma finally answered the viral Cleveland news station who said Kuzma won an NBA Championship “thanks to LeBron.” The Wizards defeated the Cavaliers last Wednesday, but Kyle Kuzma and the city of Cleveland have been taking shots ever since. It all started on Wednesday, when Kuzma was in Rocket Mortgage
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. Evan Mobley’s incredibly advanced defense has gotten plenty of attention in the early part of this season, including a detailed breakdown from Ben Ladner in last week’s installment of
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Jarrett Allen has done everything you could ask from a young, athletic big man. But his place with the Cleveland Cavaliers still doesn’t feel secure. Jarrett Allen joined the Brooklyn Nets in the years when the team was still reeling from giving up all their first-round picks to the Boston Celtics in a 2013 trade.
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. I have to admit, I am fascinated by Basketball-Reference’s Hall-of-Fame probability model. If you’re not familiar with it, the model uses several key stats to measure the likelihood of
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love celebrated his 33rd birthday on Tuesday with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Kate Bock. Earlier this year on January 30th, Bock’s 33rd birthday, Love proposed to her. She announced yes to the general public on Instagram. His Canadian fiancée made her SI Swimsuit debut in 2013. On Bock’s Instagram, she shared
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According to oddsmakers via Bovada, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the favorites (-250) to retain five-time All-Star Kevin Love. The Brooklyn Nets have the second-best odds (+800) of trading for the 32-year-old player, followed by the Los Angeles Clippers (+1000) and Philadelphia 76ers (+1000). Five days ago, Jeff Schwartz, Love’s agent, said he has no interest
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For the past several years, the Western Conference has widely been considered the deeper, more talented conference. Don’t look now, but the teams in the East have caught up and passed them as the premier conference in the league. Considering the elite-level talent (superstars) and the rising young stars, the argument could easily be made
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, D’Angelo Russell, Minnesota Timberwolves. (Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports) Here is how All-Star point guard Ben Simmons could get trade from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Toronto Raptors this offseason. Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has a robust trade market, one that includes reported
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Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers, Trevor Ariza, Miami Heat. (Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports) Kevin Love may have played his last game for the Cleveland Cavaliers heading into the summer. With the Cleveland Cavaliers potentially reshuffling the deck this offseason, their All-Star forward Kevin Love could be on the trading block once again. Since arriving
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Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images There will be a robust trade market for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton this offseason. After three years playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, it seems as though Collin Sexton’s days in Northeast Ohio are numbered. Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo reported that Cleveland is exploring trade options for their former first-round pick out of
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Collin Sexton, Cleveland Cavaliers. (Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports) Charles Rosa says he’s won 10k betting on Patriots and Tom Brady but lost a lot too (Video) by Zain Bando The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking at potentially trading guard Collin Sexton this offseason. Promising combo guard Collin Sexton may have played his last game for the Cleveland
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The Cleveland Cavaliers may be targeting some members of the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off their third consecutive season where they missed out on the NBA Playoffs. Of course, that should come as no shock, considering that was ever since LeBron James left Cleveland to join the Los Angeles
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Darius Garland, Cleveland Cavaliers, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) UFC Vegas 26 official weigh-in results: Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson by Thomas Albano Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green offers tremendous praise of Cleveland Cavaliers’ guard Darius Garland. Cleveland Cavaliers fans should be very excited about what Golden State Warriors
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Mar 27, 2021; Sacramento, California, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) celebrates with guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) after scoring a three point basket at the buzzer to win the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Watch Bradley Beal give brutally honest speech to his
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CLEVELAND, OHIO – FEBRUARY 06: Andre Drummond #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket against Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks during the fourth quarter at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on February 06, 2021 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user
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Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports 3 free agents the Chiefs should avoid in the 2021 offseason by Rucker Haringey Draymond Green blasted the NBA’s treatment of players and the double standards regarding trades, specifically the Cavaliers’ situation with Andre Drummond. Draymond Green tied his career-high in assists with 16 last night as the Golden State
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Credit: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Jessica Pegula, daughter of Bills and Sabres owners, pulls off massive Australian Open upset by John Buhler Bucs nearly cut Leonard Fournette until Antonio Brown stepped in by Cole Thompson The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the precipice of moving center Andre Drummond, possibly to the Toronto Raptors. With the Cleveland Cavaliers
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