Cavaliers, Headlines

Kevin Love named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Kevin Love’s incredible start to the 2016-17 season has been rewarded with some additional hardware.

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Podcast

Indians in the World Series and Olive Garden smack talk – WFNY Podcast No. 545

Chris Clem was in town to do some gigs in Cuyahoga Falls so he sat down with Dave and Craig to talk about sports, Olive Garden, and Ric Flair.

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Cavaliers

LeBron James set to play final game in Sleep Train Arena, where it all began

LeBron is the only player from his debut game still active in the NBA.

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Headlines, WFNY Stats & Info

Who has LeBron James assisted the most in his career? WFNY Stats & Info

LeBron James had another record-breaking performance on Tuesday night, surpassing Scottie Pippen for the most assists all-time by a frontcourt player in NBA history. With his 11 assists in the victory over the Detroit Pistons, LeBron now has 6,142 for his career. That’s the 27th-most all-time. To commemorate the occasion of the Akron native becoming

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Headlines, WFNY Stats & Info

Update on J.R. Smith’s three-point bonanza: WFNY Stats & Info

He might have cooled off last week, but that hasn’t stopped J.R. Smith from still taking a ton of three-point shots for the streaking Cleveland Cavaliers. Now in 14 games in the Wine & Gold, the former Knick has attempted 113 threes. It’s a pretty impressive performance, as I first started tracking last Monday. Smith is

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We Love Z: Reliving Yesteryear

The sports radio host was laughing. That much seemed obvious enough, although for the moment the broadcast hung in dead silence. Eventually, he could be heard banging his hand on the table before he noisily inhaled and the guffaws began in earnest. That’s why they call them the Cleveland Cadavers! After all, by the mid

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Headlines

Zydrunas Ilgauskas considering a return?

Could the No. 11 jersey be coming down from the rafters? Tony Rizzo of ESPN Cleveland (WKNR/850 AM) reports that long-time center Zydrunas Ilgauskas is considering a return to the Cavaliers, eying up a role for “10-to-15 minutes per night.” .@TheRealTRizzo: Zydrunas Ilgauskas is attempting a comeback to the NBA. #Cavs Listen to The Really

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LeBron, Zydrunas, and Dan Gilbert’s plane dominate Cavs Twitter plus Johnny Manziel… again

I don’t even know quite how to say all this because it’s so weird, strange, fun and (sports) scary. The LeBron James to Cleveland rumor mill absolutely exploded on Twitter today. Let me take you through it all. Joe Lull started it off saying Dan Gilbert was heading to Florida. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is

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VIDEO: LeBron James harassed by Heat fan about free agency, with an interesting guest

Watch the video below, and make sure you watch until the 28 second mark. Obviously we understand the connection. The two are very tight. Still. It is interesting.  

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Cavaliers

Forever His, Forever Ours

  One man, one letter, one hell of a human being Everyone has a story. If you are a fan of Cleveland Sports, be it in passion or in passing, odds are that you have a story with Zydrunas Ilgauskas serving as the central character. If you frequented Cleveland’s warehouse district during the early aughts,

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This LeBron-to-Cleveland thing just isn’t going away: While We’re Waiting

Where soap opera and sport collide. If you thought that the LeBron James-Cleveland chatter would dissipate following an awful season marred with losing streaks, injuries and executives losing their jobs, think again. All of the variables that were a part of Saturday evening’s jersey retirement ceremony, when placed into a vacuum, seem to mean very

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Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ jersey retirement ceremony in pictures

— Images via David Liam Kyle/NBAE Getty and Amy Wesler

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NBA Video: Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ jersey retirement cermony

The Cleveland Cavaliers retired Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ number 11 on Saturday night during halftime of their game against the Knicks. Here are highlights from the ceremony and career highlights of Zydrunas’ career.  

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#CavsRank: At No. 5, it’s Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Editor’s Note: Yes, we realize that Anderson Varejao, the ninth-ranked Cavalier of all time (per #CavsRank) was unveiled on Thursday. Today, however, we flip the script and give one man his just due on the eve of his monumental night.  Join WFNY, along with the rest of the #CavsRank participants, as we pay homage to

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Cavs provide sneak peek of Zydrunas Ilgauskas retirement imagery

On Thursday night, roughly 48 hours before Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ No. 11 is placed in the rafters forever, the Cleveland Cavaliers tweeted out a sneak peek of special celebratory imagery that will grace the floor at The Q. The retirement ceremony is set to tip off during a special 18-minute halftime on Saturday night when the Cavaliers

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Z is Up…But Who in Cleveland is Next?

The news that Zydrunas Ilgauskas will have his number 11 retired by the Cleveland Cavaliers coming up in March has been met mostly with praise for fans in our fair city. Outside of our bubble, others may look up and say “Zydrunas Ilgauskas? Really? Was he really that great of a player?” Retired numbers have different meanings and

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Podcast

Scott Raab on the Tribe playoffs, Chief Wahoo, Hoyer injury, Mike Brown – WFNY Podcast – 2013-10-07

Here is the email I sent to Scott prior to our podcast this week. Indians year in review. The team was maddening. They finished great. They actually made the playoffs. They got shut out in the playoffs. Do you need a short-hand “good” or “bad” rating for the season? I’m curious if your son had

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Headlines

Is Alex Len the next Zydrunas Ilgauskus?

The comparison is obvious. Len, the 7’1″ Eastern European center from the University of Maryland agrees with the assessment- “Ilgauskas, also an Eastern European, is a good analogy: A guy with true-center size who could shoot well enough to place defenders in predicaments. Ilgauskas scored nearly 11,000 career points. But there’s a way the Ilgauskas-Len

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NBA Rumors: Cavs high on Maryland’s Len

Bob Finnan of The News Herald wrote Sunday of the Cavaliers’  love for Maryland center Alex Len. The 7’1″ Ukrainian dazzles scouts with his size and skill and is drawing comparisons to former Cavalier center and current front office employee, Zydrunas Ilgauskas. “I watched him while I was growing up,” Len said. “He’s really famous overseas. He played in

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LeBron’s lack of help in 2013 rivals lack of help in 2007

Jordan had Pippen, Kobe had Shaq,1 and hell even Skywalker had Solo. No matter how amazing or perfect someone may be, everyone needs help. LeBron was chastised for heading down to South Beach to team up with an NBA Finals MVP and a reptilion all-star. He was branded scared, afraid, and a coward for running

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