Daily News - August 24, 2014

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NBA championship must be only goal for new-look Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It was something neither Mike Miller nor James Jones wanted to admit when they were introduced as free agents for the Cleveland Cavaliers two weeks ago. LeBron James has dodged it, instead hoping to focus on the "process." General Manager David Griffin won't say it either. But after the Cavs' most recent move in what has become a landmark off-season, there's only one thing that will make the 2014-15 season a success: an NBA championship.

The Cavaliers have been to the Finals as recently as 2007, but the Larry O'Brien Trophy has been elusive. Perhaps not for long – not after the Cavs pulled off a trade for Kevin Love, the best power forward in the NBA." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Finally, it's official: Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Kevin Love in three-team trade
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Cavaliers put the finishing touches on their off-season makeover on Saturday, acquiring Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

"Kevin joining the Cavaliers represents a very special and unique opportunity for our team," Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin said in release by the team. "At only 25, Kevin has already firmly established himself as one the NBA’s elite players and his talent, versatility and fit are major parts of our team’s vision for success."

The Cavaliers will introduce Love at a press conference Tuesday at the team's facility in Independence." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Get to know Kevin Love: Breaking down the Cleveland Cavaliers star's game
Author: Joey Morona
Publication: Cleveland.com

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- At 25, new Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has racked up an impressive list of accomplishments in six NBA seasons.

Three-time All Star. Gold medal in the Olympics. Most improved player of the year. Two-time NBA All-Second Team.

Last year, Love became the only player in NBA history to record 2,000 points, 900 rebounds and 100 3-pointers in a season. He's also the only player since the NBA/ABA merger 38 years ago to average at least 26 points, 12 rebounds and four assists a game." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


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