Daily News - August 19, 2014

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The Cavaliers' Dan Gilbert, Shawn Marion and a run of luck that's becoming a marathon -- Bill Livingston
Author: Bill Livingston
Publication: The Plain Dealer

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- When will the other sneaker fall?

I know that's what some Cavaliers fans are thinking, amid reports that Shawn Marion has agreed to sign with the "Fine Wine and 24-Carat Gold." Such a run of red-hot/stone-cold luck will bring a payback, some fans reasonably fear.

Marion is the latest of the complementary parts signed to take the team to the top, along with sidekick (presumptive) Kevin Love and Mike Miller.

Ah, you say. This is an old tease with the Cavs, though. We've been let down before." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Shawn Marion will be big piece of Cavs' championship puzzle: Chris Fedor's rant of the day
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Shawn Marion has made a commitment to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Fedor on what Shawn Marion means to the Cleveland Cavaliers (08/18/14)

The 36-year-old swingman is not nearly the player he once was, but showed last year in Dallas that he can still play, and becomes the latest piece to the championship puzzle that General Manager David Griffin has assembled in one wild summer.

Marion had offers from other teams such as the Clippers, Heat and Pacers, but chose Cleveland because he felt it gave him the best chance at his second NBA championship." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Regardless of uniform, Anthony Bennett preparing for upcoming NBA season
Author: Associated Press
Publication: Akron Beacon Journal

"TORONTO: Anthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control.

It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada’s top young players.

Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, the last two No. 1 overall NBA draft picks, are expected to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal for All-Star forward Kevin Love, perhaps as soon as this weekend.

The blockbuster move can’t be finalized until Saturday, when Wiggins is eligible to be traded.

Wiggins deftly danced around questions about his future when he returned to his hometown of Vaughan, Ontario, last week to shoot a commercial." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


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