Cavaliers

Ante Zizic can be a legitimate role player for Cavs down stretch

Due to injuries, Ante Zizic’s role has significantly increased over the last eight games. With his impressive (and efficient) play, it seems as though he has made the most of his opportunity and made the Cavs realize that they have more depth in the frontcourt than they thought they did prior to March. Now the biggest question is how will Zizic be used when the team is at full strength. Luckily, it’s a good problem to have.

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Podcast

‘Big’ decisions: On Larry Nance, Tristan Thompson and the Browns’ first-round picks – The Nail in the Cavs, Episode 112

A The Nail in the Coffin Podcast on ‘big’ decisions looming for the Cavs’ frontcourt and the Browns in the NFL draft

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WWW

The changing Tristan Thompson dynamic: While We’re Waiting

As fans clamor for more Larry Nance and less Tristan Thompson, the Cavaliers are stuck asking tough questions on what is best for the team moving forward.

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Cavaliers

Everyone is to blame for the Cavaliers’ mess

LeBron James has earned the right to handle his business however he sees fit. There are undeniable implications. That’s what it’s like to be the most powerful athlete in the history of professional sports.

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Podcast

Decisions, decisions: Browns dive into a pivotal offseason – The Nail in the Coffin, Episode 103

John Dorsey replacing Sashi Brown, transitioning from collecting assets to acquiring players, and (against all odds) keeping Hue Jackson on the latest NitC podcast.

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Cavaliers

Cavs need more Channing Frye, less Tristan Thompson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are only 35 games into the season so they have plenty of time to figure out their best lineups and rotations, but right now, playing Channing Frye over Tristan Thompson would be the right move. Frye makes the team (and second unit) better both offensively and (very surprisingly) defensively.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

Report: Cavs may have interest in acquiring center Greg Monroe

One of the Cavaliers biggest flaws this season has been their rebounding, especially with Tristan Thompson sidelined with a left calf strain. Although they are only 13 games into the season, Cleveland seems to be interested in center Greg Monroe, who was recently traded from the Bucks to the Suns. The biggest holdup though could be his $17.9 million salary.

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WWW

Injuries suck, Taylor Swift, and “The Wave”: While We’re Waiting

Josh talks about how injuries suck, awesomeness of Taylor Swift, and Iowa’s “The Wave” in Friday morning’s WWW.

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Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers 2017-2018 Season Preview: Bigs

The 2017-2018 Cleveland Cavaliers ready for what they hope to be a championship season. Here is where they stand with the big men on the roster.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

Knicks wanted Tristan Thompson (and others) for Carmelo Anthony

With Carmelo Anthony all but demanding a trade from the Knicks, New York was in a tough spot. Before they decided to trade him to the Thunder, the Knicks offered the Cavs Melo in a deal that included Tristan Thompson (and others). the Cavs rejected it.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

Lue already working on lineups to utilize Crowder’s versatility

Jae Crowder can guard a number of positions on defense and find ways to contribute without needing the ball in his hands offensively. Tyronn Lue is already working on ways for the Cavs to utilize his versatility on both sides of the floor this season. Whether it means using a small or big lineup, Crowder will allow Lue to take some of the pressure off LeBron James as well.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

NBA Free Agency: Cavs linked to Zach Randolph, Jose Calderon

With the NBA’s new league year beginning Friday night at midnight, there has already been quite the handful of moves made. Whether it’s players joining new teams, re-signing with their current team, or surprising trades, with Paul George being traded to Oklahoma City at the top of the list, Day 1 of the new league

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Cavaliers

Video highlights from the Cavs Game 4 victory over Warriors

Reliving the Cavs’ Game 4 victory with a slew of highlights.

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Cavaliers

Cavaliers predicament is the same and yet totally different

Anecdotally, the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the same position they were a year ago when they won the title. Realistically, despite the desire for hope, this deficit feels totally different.

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Cavaliers

Tale of Two Halves: Cavs-Celtics Game 3, Behind the Box Score

LeBron James disappears as Cavs let a 21-point lead evaporate into their first loss in the 2017 NBA Playoffs.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

Isaiah Thomas on the Cavs: “They’re not the Monstars”

Isaiah Thomas is talking up a good game heading into Game 2, but will it be enough for the Celtics to even the series?

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Cavaliers

Celtics Need More Than Luck: Cavs-Celtics Game 1, Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers – 117 Boston Celtics – 104 [Box Score] The Boston Celtics won the top seed in the Eastern Conference to gain home-court advantage in the Conference Finals. On Tuesday night, they won the NBA Draft Lottery. They even won the opening tip to officially begin the series. But, the winning stopped there, as

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Cavaliers

Tristan Thompson is dominating the NBA Playoffs

Why Tristan Thompson has been the Cavaliers’ second-best player through the postseason thus far.

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WWW

Admiring Tristan Thompson’s streak: While We’re Waiting…

A look at Tristan Thompson’s impressive consecutive-game streak in the wake of his recent thumb injury.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

The Streak is Over: Tristan Thompson to miss game against Boston

Tristan Thompson’s consecutive game streak will come to an end on Wednesday night as he will miss at least two games with a sprained thumb.

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