The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are based in Cleveland, Ohio. They began playing in the NBA in 1970 as an expansion team. The Cavs are most famous for the LeBron James Era. The Cavaliers landed the number one draft pick in the NBA Lottery after a disappointing season in 2002–03. With it, the team selected local high school phenomenon and future NBA MVP LeBron James. As if celebrating a new era in Cleveland Cavaliers basketball, the team’s colors were changed from orange, black and blue back to wine and gold, with the addition of navy blue and a new primary logo.
During the 2010 offseason, the Cavaliers fired head coach Mike Brown, along with most of their coaching staff. The General Manager Danny Ferry resigned on June 4, 2010. Chris Grant was promoted to replace Danny Ferry. The Cavaliers went over a month without a new head coach. On July 1, former Los Angeles Lakers guard and former New Jersey Nets and New Orleans Hornets head coach Byron Scott was named the team’s 18th head coach.
On July 8, LeBron James announced his intentions to leave the team and join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to the Miami Heat.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has been named the recipient of the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the 2011-12 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award, the NBA, Kia Motors and Cavaliers announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Irving received a …
Last night the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA’s draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick in next month’s draft. It looks like it’s a toss up between Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker who could be heading to Cleveland …
Before we go into why so many superstars want to play together on big market teams, and what’s changed in the last 25-odd years since the advent of free agency and the soft salary cap, let’s identify that there is …
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