Daily News - September 27, 2017
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Cleveland Cavaliers Scribbles: Is LeBron James out to prove a point?
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Scribbles in my Cleveland Cavaliers notebook:
1. I had several people who were at Cavs Media Day ask me, "Doesn't it seem like LeBron is in a great mood?" I was thinking the same thing. LeBron James was extremely upbeat. And I think Kyrie Irving leaving could be part of the reason.
2. Don't misunderstand. I'm not saying Irving's trade demand and the eventual deal to the Boston Celtics was engineered by James. Just the opposite. The Cavs star wanted Irving to stay, and did reach out to Irving before the trade was made. But James seems to have an added incentive to show he can get back to The Finals and win a title minus Irving, whom he continually called "The Kid." - CLICK HERE to read full story.
What Dwyane Wade brings to the Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: Chris Fedor
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- During a four-year stretch, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade formed the NBA's most menacing duo, turning the Miami Heat into a dynasty.
When reports surfaced about Wade agreeing to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers following his buyout agreement with the Chicago Bulls, many started thinking back to those memorable, highlight-filled years in Miami. But that was a long time ago. And the player that was once James' perfect sidekick is not the one the Cavs will be signing Wednesday.
Still, Wade showed last year in Chicago he can still be effective, averaging 18.3 points on 43 percent shooting to go with 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.4 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 29.9 minutes. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Dwyane Wade to sign with Cavaliers, reunite with LeBron James
Author: Joe Vardon
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- No more heavy leaning for Dwyane Wade. He'll sign with the Cavaliers when he clears waivers on Wednesday.
Wade, 35, a 12-time All-Star and close friend to LeBron James, is joining Cleveland's talent-laden roster for his 15th season on a one-year contract, multiple sources told cleveland.com.
He'll make $2.3 million from the Cavs, the veteran's minimum, sources said, after securing an approximately $16 million buyout of his $23.8 million contract from the Chicago Bulls. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
More Daily Press Links:
- (9/27) Tristan Thompson working on corner 3-pointers, but Tyronn Lue not yet ready to give him the go-ahead in games Cleveland.com
- (9/27) Kyle Korver and ghosts of missed Finals chances exemplify Cavaliers at training camp Cleveland.com
- (9/27) 2017 Training Camp Day 1 Notebook Cavs.com
- (9/27) Reunion with LeBron James in store as Dwyane Wade set to sign with Cavaliers Wednesday Ohio.com
- (9/27) Cavaliers notebook: Tristan Thompson sees value in trade talk for Carmelo Anthony Ohio.com
- (9/27) Dwyane Wade to sign with Cavaliers after clearing waivers Wednesday Ohio.com
- (9/27) Wade to sign with Cavs, reunite with LeBron The Associated Press
- (9/27) Numerous reports have Dwyane Wade signing with Cavs Medina-gazette.com
- (9/27) Dwyane Wade once convinced LeBron James to leave Cleveland. Now that he's returning the favor, what does he have left? TheAthletic.com
- (9/27) Banana Boat reunion in Cleveland next year? Difficult, but not impossible TheAthletic.com
- (9/27) LeBron's political stand puts spotlight on Gilbert's relationship with Trump Crainscleveland.com
- (9/27) So, who should start for Cavs? Amicohoops.net
- (9/27) Former MVP Derrick Rose gets restart as Cleveland Cavaliers point guard NBA.com
- (9/27) Tyronn Lue marvels at LeBron James as Cavs open practices ESPN.com
- (9/27) Sounds like LeBron is getting his man NYPost.com
- (9/27) What Dwyane Wade Brings to Cavaliers’ Championship Pursuit Bleacherreport.com