Daily News - July 20, 2014
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Terry's Talkin' about Cleveland Browns needing Justin Gilbert, Cavs summer league, Indians Jason Kipnis
Author: Terry Pluto
Publication: The Plain Dealer
ABOUT THE CAVS
1. The coaches have been impressed with how Andrew Wiggins has handled all the attention and trade rumors at the Las Vegas Summer League. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Kyrie Irving hasn't 'really considered anything' about possible Kevin Love trade; happy LeBron James returned to Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: Cameron Moon
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – It's been an exciting off-season for Cavaliers fourth-year point guard Kyrie Irving.
New General Manager David Griffin and coach David Blatt drafted Andrew Wiggins No. 1 overall, giving Irving and the Cavs some more firepower for an offense that averaged 98.2 points per game, ranking in the bottom 10 of the league. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving relieved to sign extension, excited to welcome back LeBron James
Author: Jason Lloyd
Publication: Akron Beacon Journal
INDEPENDENCE: The burden has been lifted off Kyrie Irving, in more ways than one. The nagging questions and incessant rumors about his future are gone, dissipating the instant he agreed to a $90 million max extension with the Cavs.
Gone, also, is the burden of lifting the Cavaliers out of oblivion. Irving has been the face of this franchise since he arrived, and some of the scrutiny he faced was directly tied to the departure of LeBron James. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Cleveland Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving says summer has been a whirlwind
Author: Bob Finnan
Publication: The News-Herald/The Morning Journal
Kyrie Irving called it a whirlwind summer.
He not only signed a maximum contract extension, he will now also be joined by the best basketball player on the planet in LeBron James.
The Cavaliers point guard signed the five-year, $90 million extension on July 10. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Cavs’ Irving excited about LeBron’s return, new deal
Author: Brian Dulik
INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving doesn’t travel with a posse. Nor does he have marketing advisors eager to see him play in a larger market.
Yet, that didn’t stop local sports talkers and out-of-town reporters from accusing him of both last season. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Kyrie Irving on playing with LeBron James: It will be a pleasure to learn from him
Author: Sam Amico
Publication: FOX Sports Ohio
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- When it comes to the Cavaliers' big offseason pickup, Kyrie Irving is no different than anybody.
"I have a great feeling," Irving said, wearing a sly smile. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
LeBron offers Cavaliers a golden ticket
Author: Kevin Kleps
Publication: Crain’s Cleveland Business
Mark Klang compares the Cleveland Cavaliers ticket business since 2010 to “trying to sell a winter jacket during the summer.”
Now, with LeBron James back on board, Klang, owner of Amazing Tickets Inc. in Mayfield Village, and other ticket brokers might as well be wearing shades. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Cavs PG Kyrie Irving Discusses His Contract Extension, LeBron’s Return, Coach Blatt & Kevin Love Rumors
Author: TJ Zuppe
Publication: 92.3 The Fan
INDEPENDENCE (92.3 The Fan) - Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving held his Basketball Procamp on Saturday at Independence High School, welcoming over 250 kids from grades 1-12 to his third camp in the Cleveland area since becoming a member of the Cavs. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Wiggins' first summer-league stint had everything
Author: Tim Reynolds
Publication: Associated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Andrew Wiggins got a little of everything out of a week in Las Vegas.
The opportunity to be teammates with LeBron James? Check.
Fans chanting his name whenever the Cleveland summer-league team was playing? Check. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Kyrie Irving: LeBron return 'exciting'
Author: ESPN.com News Services
Kyrie Irving is just as excited for the return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers as the rest of Cleveland.
The fourth-year point guard, speaking Saturday at his basketball camp at Independence (Ohio) High School, said he has a "great feeling" about the upcoming season. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Andrew Wiggins wraps up Summer League after 'crazy' week of rumors
Author: Ben Golliver
Publication: Sports Illustrated
LAS VEGAS -- The No. 1 overall pick made it through Summer League without getting traded.
That wouldn't usually be news, but this has been an unusual July in the NBA, especially for the Cavaliers and rookie forward Andrew Wiggins. - CLICK HERE to read full story.