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Cavs 102, Pistons 93; Jason Lloyd's 34 final thoughts on Perkins' debut, another LeBron milestone

AUBURN HILLS, MICH.: Thirty-four thoughts for 34 baskets in a 102-93 victory over the Pistons Tuesday night at the Palace… 1. He has two championships, he’s the Cavs’ all-time leading scorer and he’ll go down as one of the greatest to ever play this game. Yet LeBron James’ accomplishment Tuesday ranks as high on his list as perhaps any other night in his career. 2. James moved past Scottie Pippen to become the all-time leader in assists by a forward. Pippen retired with 6,135 assists. James now has 6,138. 3. “Probably one of the greatest achievements I’ve had in my career,...
Plain Dealer Feb 24, 2015

Kendrick Perkins on his decision to join the Cleveland Cavaliers: 'Doc or The King? I choose The King'

Perkins will make his debut with the Cavaliers on Tuesday night against the Detroit Pistons, but it may take him a little while to get up to speed.

In joining Cavs, Kendrick Perkins says he chose royalty over Rivers

AUBURN HILLS, MICH.: Kendrick Perkins heard at least two sales pitches while trying to choose his next team: one from an old coach and one from an old friend. “Doc? The king?” Perkins said Tuesday. “Uh, I choose the king.” Perkins finalized his contract with the Cavs in time for Tuesday’s game against the Detroit Pistons. He went through a strenuous workout/crash course with four assistant coaches prior to the game trying to learn the system. Perkins chose the Cavs over the Los Angeles Clippers and Doc Rivers, a coach he won a title with in Boston. Perkins acknowledged it was...
Plain Dealer Feb 24, 2015

LeBron James: Kendrick Perkins "brings a championship DNA" to Cavaliers

LeBron James and Kendrick Perkins have been both teammates and competitors. Now they'll join forces to chase Cleveland's first NBA championship.
News-Herald Feb 24, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers notes: Kendrick Perkins officially signs

Cleveland Cavaliers notes: Kendrick Perkins officially signs

He's the last piece to the Cavaliers' roster.The Cavaliers signed center Kendrick Perkins on Feb. 24. The Cavaliers now have 15 players on the roster.This will likely be the team the Cavaliers take into the postseason since they don't have any roster spots available.The 6-foot-10, 270-pound Perkins signed for the veteran's minimum for the rest of the season.
Fear The Sword Feb 24, 2015

Kendrick Perkins is officially a Cleveland Cavalier

Perkins will wear No. 3 with the Cavaliers. The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially announced the signing of center Kendrick Perkins for the rest of the season. The move was announced in a press release. OFFICIAL RELEASE: #Cavs sign Kendrick Perkins. View [DETAILS]: http://t.co/T5upCeqJpj #AllForOne pic.twitter.com/GrzZvF1p94 — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) February 24, 2015 The move has been expected since the weekend, when Perkins tweeted out that he would be joining the Cavs after completing his buyout with the Utah Jazz. Perkins was traded to Utah from the the Oklahoma City Thunder...

Cavs players eagerly awaiting Kendrick Perkins' arrival

AUBURN HILLS, MICH.: Kendrick Perkins hadn’t signed his contract yet with the Cavaliers, but the team is still hopeful he could be available to play tonight against the Detroit Pistons. If it doesn’t get done in time for tonight, Perkins’ first availability would be Thursday’s home game against the Golden State Warriors. LeBron James has long admired Perkins, whose Boston Celtics teams twice eliminated James’ Cavs from the postseason. Perkins won a championship while with the Celtics and lost to James’ Miami Heat team in the NBA Finals while a member of the Oklahoma City...
Plain Dealer Feb 23, 2015

Cleveland Cavaliers eager for Kendrick Perkins' arrival, knowing he'll literally fight for them

The Cavaliers are turning into the wrestling version of The Nasty Boys with the addition of Kendrick Perkins.
Plain Dealer Feb 22, 2015

Kendrick Perkins to take physical on Monday, could play Tuesday against Detroit

Kendrick Perkins could make his Cavalier debut on Tuesday if he completes his physical on Monday.
Plain Dealer Feb 22, 2015

Kendrick Perkins to sign with Cleveland Cavaliers

Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a league source tells NEOMG.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 22, 2015

Around the NBA: Cavs to bolster frontcourt with addition of Perkins

The Cleveland Cavaliers are adding some inside muscle and depth. Former Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kendrick Perkins has agreed to sign with Cleveland, a person familiar with his decision told the Associated Press yesterday. Perkins, who won a title with the Boston Celtics in 2008, will sign with the Cavs as early as Monday, the source said.
Chronicle-Telegram Feb 22, 2015

Ex-Thunder center Kendrick Perkins to sign with Cavaliers

NEW YORK — The Cavaliers continue to get bigger — and better. Former Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cavs once he clears waivers Monday, multiple league sources told the Beacon Journal. ESPN first reported the move. Perkins was dealt to the Utah Jazz at the trade deadline, but Yahoo reported Read More...The post Ex-Thunder center Kendrick Perkins to sign with Cavaliers appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
Deseret Morning News Feb 22, 2015
AP Source: Kendrick Perkins agrees to sign with Cavaliers

AP Source: Kendrick Perkins agrees to sign with Cavaliers

Perkins was waived earlier Saturday by the Utah Jazz, who acquired him in a deal from the Thunder before the trading deadline.
News-Herald Feb 21, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers: Kendrick Perkins tweets he's joining Cavs

Cleveland Cavaliers: Kendrick Perkins tweets he's joining Cavs

Free-agent center Kendrick Perkins committed to signing with the Cavaliers once he clears waivers.Perkins, 30, completed his buyout with the Utah Jazz on Feb. 21.He announced the move on his Twitter account: "I'm on my way!"It's a blessing for me to have another opportunity to join a great organization.
CelticsBlog Feb 21, 2015

Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cavaliers

He will now be LeBron James' teammate. That seems weird. Our old friend has joined forces with our old enemy. I guess at this point it doesn't really matter since Kendrick Perkins hasn't been a Celtic for a long time and the Celtics haven't played a playoff game against LeBron James in a long time.  Still, it seems odd that the two would team up in Cleveland. Former Celtics Center Perkins Takes Buyout From Utah, Set to Join LeBron in Cleveland - Celtics Blog - Boston.com Former Celtics center Kendrick Perkins had his contract bought out by the Utah Jazz on Saturday and will soon sign with...

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