Cavaliers, Headlines

Paul Pierce: “As long as LeBron is in the East, he will be in The Finals”

The last player to keep LeBron James out of the NBA Finals, Paul Pierce says the East belongs to the King until he calls it quits.

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Chris Grant says draft day moves are “just the beginning”

While Cavs fans are contemplating how draft picks Anthony Bennett, Sergey Karasev, and Carrick Felix will all fit with the current roster, Cavs General Manager Chris Grant indicated on Friday the Cavaliers’ roster is far from finished. In an interview with ESPNCleveland’s The Really Big Show , Grant told show hosts Tony Rizzo and Aaron

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Cavaliers, Featured

The Worst Case Scenarios for the Cavs’ Offseason

This upcoming NBA offseason is the most important offseason the Cavs have had since that guy from Akron left.  They hired a new coach, they have four picks in Thursday’s draft and they have a whopping $19 million in capspace that could be used to entice both potential free agents and potential trading partners (the Cavs

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NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs looking to acquire Paul Pierce from Boston?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly exploring a trade with the Boston Celtics that would net them future Hall of Fame small forward Paul Pierce. Sam Amico of FOX Sports Ohio reports, while unable to confirm, that the Cavaliers would send the Celtics the 31st and 33rd selections in the 2013 NBA Draft in return for

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Why I Can’t Root for the Celtics

As the Miami Heat leads their series with the Boston Celtics, ESPN reports that the Celtics provided the blueprint for what LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh put together in Miami.  “Seeing guys make sacrifices to come together and play as one.  They set the blueprint and went out there and did it.  They

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Shaq to Boston – Second Verse Same as the First

This time last year, we were all excited to have Shaquille O’Neal as a part of the Cavaliers.  Well, maybe not all of us down to a person, but most of us.  The Cavs didn’t give up much, and it seemed like the best available deal while not giving up anything at all.  Obviously it

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Open Thread: Cavs at Celtics, Game Four

You ready to do this one more time? The Cavs are back at it this afternoon at 3:30 pm for their fourth game against the Boston Celtics. Game 3 certainly was a blast as it was nice to have that sort of a game after the long layover. Cleveland is 2-11 in their history in

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General

While We’re Waiting… McCoy Redshirts, Hector Rondon and LeBron’s Fury

While We’re Waiting serves up an breakfast buffet of WFNY-esque goodies for your daily viewing pleasure (on weekends too!!) Have something else you think we should see? Send it to our fancy tips email address at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Talking about McCoy’s upcoming season and his future prospects: “Quarterback Colt McCoy redshirted his true freshman year at

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The LeBron James vs. Paul Pierce Rivalry

When people talk about the history between the Cavaliers and Celtics, it usually relies upon the modern rivalry between the team’s two star players. Over the course of the last seven seasons, Cleveland and Boston have played dozens of incredibly entertaining games. As many will argue, the teams lack a rich history of bitter playoff

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Cavaliers Defeat Celtics With Second Half Surge, Mo’s Flight

The Cavs and Celtics were set to tip it off, and if it was anything for the rest of you like it was for me, it seemed as if the playoffs were finally beginning for real.  I would never try to convince you that Derrick Rose and the Bulls weren’t a formidable opponent because they

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The Cavs Will Win If…

During this playoff run, we will adapt a Browns feature for each of the Cavs’ series. (Certainly we hope to do two more of these.) Each writer will contribute a paragraph on one of the keys to success for the Cavs against a particular opponent. After dispatching with the Bulls in round one, Cleveland opens

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2010 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals Preview: Cavaliers vs Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers not-so-easily dispatched of the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the playoffs in 5 games and now are gearing up for a matchup fans have been waiting for. Ever since Paul Pierce dueled with LeBron James in that infamous Game 7 two seasons ago, Cavs fans (and presumably LeBron himself) have

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Cavaliers, General

WFNY NBA Banter: Paul Pierce’s Worth, Dwight Howard’s Elbow, and More

Followers of WFNY may not know how we put some of our best ideas together. Normally each day, we have a round of group emails discussing what is on tap for that particular day. Most days are straight “WWW at 9am, Tribe at 10 am,” etc, etc. But from time to time these email sessions

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Cavaliers Thump Celtics; Ray Allen Will Not Tolerate Your Fun-Having

Cavaliers 107, Celtics 76 (box) One would assume that if they were elbowed below the belt that they would be the ones unhappy.  Oddly enough, it was the elbow-er Ray Allen who is apparently getting emotional in his old age and didn’t take very kindly to getting his rear end handed to him for 48

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Cavaliers Preview Game #61: Cavs at Celtics

Cleveland Cavaliers (48-12) vs Boston Celtics (48-14) TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MA Friday, March 6, 2009 8:00 PM EST ESPN/FSNOH/WTAM In a game of this magnitude, writing an introduction to this preview feels a little superfluous. After all, I think it’s safe to assume most of you know what this game means and what’s on

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Cavaliers Preview Game #35

Boston Celtics (29-8) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (28-6) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Friday, January 9, 2009 8:00 PM EST ESPN/FSNOH/WTAM Just another game? Hardly. The Cavaliers have literally spent this entire season trying to validate themselves as legit title contenders. They faced a setback on opening night against the Celtics when they blew an early

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While We’re Waiting…

While We’re Waiting aims to be the round-up of the recent WFNY-esque information for your morning viewing.  Have something you think we should see?  Send it to our tips email in the sidebar. Instead of a link post this morning, I thought we could check out some of the shoes that different players were wearing

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Your Move, Beanie Wells

“Boston Celtics’ Paul Pierce puts a hand to the face of Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James on a drive during the fourth quarter of Boston’s 90-85 win in an NBA basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008.”  (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) (Or: “Homecourt Advantage.” (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Some Things Old, Some Things New, and the Cavs Lose

New look Cavaliers look like old look Cavaliers at times as they drop their season opener to the Boston Celtics 90-85. For one half Tuesday night, the Cavaliers looked like true title contenders. They came out strong jumping to a 12-4 lead early and rode their early success to a 50-43 halftime edge over the

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Cavaliers Preview Game #1

Cleveland Cavaliers (0-0) vs Boston Celtics (0-0) TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MA Tuesday, October 28, 2008 8:00 PM EST TNT/WTAM Welcome back! It feels amazing to be previewing an actual, real NBA game again, and I couldn’t be more excited about the Cavaliers this year. It won’t be easy sailing to start, though, as the

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