Kyrie’s Latest Commercial Pokes Fun at LeBron

Kyrie is getting some good commercials out there.  Guy has a good sense of humor.

His latest pokes a little bit of fun at former Cavalier LeBron James‘ “How to Rise” nike commercial.

Check ‘em below

Greatness:

How to Rise:

 Kyrie Chats with John Hollinger of TrueHoop

Kyrie is really generating buzz in the media and is readily being accepted as a feature of the league.

Check out his vid interview with Hollinger on ESPN

 Its Media Day!

Today is Cavs Media day.

I’ll be posting pictures as I get em

Cavs in New Gold Home Uniforms

Daniel Gibson

Alozo and Mr. Cavalier

Daniel Gibson

Dion Waiters

Kyrie

Kyrie and Dion

Andy

 

 Cavs Introduce New Gold Home Alternates

On September 11th the Cavaliers announced the addition of their new Home Gold Jerseys.

For a jersey fanatic like myself and also for someone who loves the wine and gold, knowing I’ll get to see my Cavs sporting home gold is darned near a dream come true.

Something must have happened between the 80′s and present-day the made the Lakers the only team allowed to have a home jersey that wasn’t white.  The Warriors added an alt gold as well and it sure is good to see the Cavs followed suit.

My only gripe is that the Jersey says “CAVS” and not “Cavaliers”

Its been added to the Jersey page and has a page of its own here.

Here are some pics to enjoy (Below)

Home Gold

AC With Home Gold

AC with Home Gold Shorts

 

You can buy them already from the Cavs here

 Semih says “no” to Cavs, “yes” to Turkey (via ABJ)

via Jason Lloyd (JasonLloydABJ) of the Akron Beacon Journal

Semih ErdenSemih Erden is returning to Turkey to play with Anadolu Efes of the Euroleague, the team’s website reported Tuesday. The Cavs did not confirm the report.

Erden, 25, signed a two-year deal with a team option for a third year. He spent two injury-plagued seasons in Cleveland, averaging 3.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 28 games (nine starts) last season. Coach Byron Scott had high hopes for Erden, but they went relatively unmet.

Scott criticized Erden multiple times last season for not playing hard enough and not giving a strong enough effort. When he was traded from the Boston Celtics to the Cavs two years ago, Erden emphatically denied rumors that he was homesick and wanted to return to Turkey.

Then reports swirled for the past couple of weeks that Erden was returning home to play, reports that his agent denied. Yet that’s where he is going.

The Cavs extended Erden a qualifying offer of about $1 million hours before the midnight deadline Sunday, making him a restricted free agent. The Cavs had the right to match any offer he received, but that obviously only applies to other teams in the NBA. The team would retain his rights should he return to the NBA in the future.

 

You know what this means… this post gets the “Alumni” tag

 Cavs Extend offers to Gee, Erden and Harangody

via cavs.com

The Cleveland Cavaliers have extended qualifying offers to center Semih Erden, guard/forward Alonzo Gee and forward Luke Harangody, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league and team policy, terms of the offers were not announced.

By extending qualifying offers to each player prior to June 30, Cleveland owns the right to match any offer sheet they may sign with another team.

Erden, 25, averaged 3.5 points on .527 shooting and 2.6 rebounds in 11.9 minutes per game in 28 games (nine starts) during the 2011-12 season.

Gee, 25, averaged career highs in points (10.6), rebounds (5.1), assists (1.8) and steals (1.3) in 29.0 minutes per game in 63 games (31 starts) this season.

Harangody, 24, averaged 2.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game in 21 games (one start).

 Cavs Trade 3 Picks for Zeller

Cavs traded their 24th pick of the 1st round (Jared Cunningham) and their 33rd and 34th picks (Bernard James and Jae Crowder) to Dallas for a big dude, Tyler Zeller.

Last time we traded to Dallas on draft night, we got Mark Price.  Just Sayin’

Zeller

Zeller

 Cavs Take Dion Waiters with the #4 Pick of the 2012 Draft

In a surprising move, the Cavs took a 6′ 4″ scorer at #4 in the draft that never started a game in college.

Dion Waiters

Dion Waiters

via cavs.com:

With the 4th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft the Cleveland Cavaliers selected 6′ 4″ shooting guard Dion Waiters from Syracuse. Waiters averaged 12.6 points per game on 47.6% shooting from the field during his sophomore season.

 Anthony Parker: Retired

Anthony Parker

Anthony Parker

via Cleveland.com’s Mary Schmitt Boyer As expected, veteran Cavaliers shooting guard Anthony Parker, 37, has decided to retire after a nine-year career in the NBA, the last three with Cleveland.

Parker averaged 7.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 51 games last season. More importantly, he provided leadership in the locker room, where he served as a mentor for youngsters Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson.

At the end of the season, Parker told reporters he was undecided about his future.

“I wanted to make that decision after the season and make sure that is what I wanted to do,” he said in an email. “I’m at peace with it and excited for whatever the future has for me.”

Parker, who was a first-round draft choice by New Jersey in 1997, the 21st pick overall out of Bradley, also played with Philadelphia, Orlando and Toronto in the NBA, and was a huge star in Israel, where he played for Maccabi Tel Aviv. He wore No. 18 because it is the symbol associated with life and success in the Jewish faith.

 Kyrie is Uncle Drew