1. Dwyane Wade to Come off Bench for Cavaliers, JR Smith to Start

    After just three games, the Cleveland Cavaliers are shaking up their starting lineup. Coach Ty Lue told reporters Monday that JR Smith will return to the starting lineup in place of Dwyane Wade , who will now come off the bench...

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  2. Dwyane Wade Says He's Still Trying to Find Role with Cavaliers

    Dwyane Wade hasn't looked like himself so far with the Cleveland Cavaliers , and he is apparently still figuring out his role within the offense. "I'm trying to find it, man," the guard said Saturday, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN...

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  3. LeBron James Is Still King, but Giannis Antetokounmpo Has His Eyes on the Throne

    MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo is no longer an up-and-comer, no longer a trendy name to prop up as next in line, having fully arrived into NBA superstardom and as a bona fide MVP candidate...

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  4. 'The Full 48' Podcast: Rachel Nichols Talks LeBron-Wade Relationship, More

    Rachel Nichols from ESPN's The Jump joins Bleacher Report's Howard Beck to share a behind-the-scenes look at her recent sit-down with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade ...

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  5. 'Every Year He Could Be MVP': Can LeBron Match Jordan's MVP Mark at Age 33?

    CLEVELAND — LeBron James remains at the center of the NBA universe, not just because the sound of his voice alone makes a headline, but because he's more likely than anyone to be the greatest basketball player on the planet anytime he tries...

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  6. Cavs Players on Gordon Hayward Injury: 'I Was Hoping I Didn't See What I Saw'

    CLEVELAND — The immediate reactions varied from players turning and covering their eyes in horror to courtside fans with hands over their agape mouths pointing in shock about what just unfolded before them...

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  7. The NBA Is Officially Back

    The 2017-18 NBA season kicks off Tuesday night with a pair of enticing matchups . The Cleveland Cavaliers will welcome Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics to Quicken ...

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  8. Pandora Offers 'Cheap' LeBron James Premium Account Without Commercials

    It appears LeBron James no longer has to listen to commercials on Pandora. In an interview with James and reunited teammate Dwyane Wade , ESPN's Rachel Nichols asked about Wade's assertion that LeBron is the NBA 's cheapest player...

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  9. 'The Movement Has Been Hijacked': What Has NBA Learned from NFL's Mistakes?

    NBA players and owners have a chance to reset an uncomfortable conversation about systemic racism when the season tips off this week...

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  10. B/R Staff Predictions for the 2017-18 NBA Regular Season

    The 2017-18 NBA season is nearly upon us, but with one more dog day still in our way, it's a different kind of season we're focused on...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 7 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Cavs News: Latest Buzz on LeBron James' Ankle Injury, Dwyane Wade and More

    LeBron James has never missed a season opener, but that streak could come to an end because of a nagging left ankle injury. According to the Associated Press (h/t NBA ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 7 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Caron Butler Tells TMZ Dwyane Wade Considered Lakers, Thunder Before Cavs

    Former NBA player Caron Butler told TMZ that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade considered the Miami Heat , Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers as potential destinations after his buyout from the Chicago Bulls ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. JR Smith 'Hurt' When Told Dwyane Wade Would Start at SG for Cavaliers

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith admitted he was upset upon learning that Dwyane Wade would be taking his spot in the starting lineup this season...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Tyronn Lue, Dwyane Wade React to Kyrie Irving's Negative Cleveland Remarks

    Members of the Cleveland Cavaliers have responded to comments made earlier this week by Kyrie Irving about the city in the wake of his trade to the Boston Celtics...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Every NBA Team's Biggest Mistake of Past Decade

    Even the NBA 's model organizations make mistakes. No franchise can nail every single draft pick for an entire decade—in this case, the relevant time frame extends back to the start of the 2008 offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Power Ranking Cleveland Cavaliers' Roster Entering 2017-18 Season

    The 2017-18 Cleveland Cavaliers will look far different from the team that's been to three straight NBA Finals. They've swapped out 60 percent of their starting lineup, with just LeBron James and Kevin Love remaining...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. J.R. Smith 'Absolutely' Frustrated by Losing Starting Role to Dwyane Wade

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith said Tuesday that he is "absolutely" frustrated about losing his starting job in favor of the newly signed Dwyane Wade . According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Metrics 101 History: Best NBA Teams That Didn't Win the Title

    The NBA doesn't hand out participation trophies. Only one team can walk away with a championship during any given season, which means plenty of dominant outfits get left out in the cold...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Derrick Rose Tried to Recruit LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh to Bulls

    Before Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers to join forces with LeBron James , Rose confirmed he tried to lure Wade, James and Chris Bosh to the Windy City to play with the Chicago Bulls in 2010...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Dwyane Wade Says He'll Give Support, Advice to Ex-Bulls Teammates During Season

    Former Chicago Bulls guard and current Cleveland Cavalier Dwyane Wade told K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune that he would reach out to some of his former teammates this season to offer "support and advice...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Dwyane Wade to Start at SG for Cavaliers, JR Smith to Come off of Bench

    Answering one of the many questions surrounding the defending Eastern Conference champions, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue confirmed he'll start Dwyane Wade at shooting guard and use JR Smith off the bench, according to ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Top Storylines That Will Define 2017-18 NBA Season

    The table's set for a tantalizing 2017-18 NBA season, which means we'd better get familiar with the menu before it starts Oct. 17. Not so much in the sense of laying out title favorites and MVP candidates du jour but more in terms of narratives...

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  23. 1 Way Every Team Can Improve During 2017-18 NBA Season

    Look, we just want to help. We want to facilitate the growth of championship contenders and playoff hopefuls seeking to be more competitive from the get-go...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 17 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers: Bold Predictions for 2017-18 NBA Season

    Can the Cleveland Cavaliers ' upcoming campaign be anywhere near as entertaining as their offseason? We're going to boldly say yes. And we're not even going to include that in our bold predictions for the 2017-18 Cavs , so enjoy the freebie...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 17 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  25. LeBron James, Cavs Will Be Faster, Better with Kevin Love at Center

    CLEVELAND—Last season the Cleveland Cavaliers had a revolving door at shooting guard and little bench depth, played an isolation-heavy style and were still the third-best offensive team in the NBA ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 19 days ago 8 reads 0 comments