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Cleveland Cavaliers face challenge of working in newcomers

Cavaliers general manager David Griffin has been a busy man.Since the beginning of January, he's added four players to the roster of the defending champions - shooting guard Kyle Korver (Jan. 7, trade), forward Derrick Williams (free-agent, 10-day contract), point guard Deron Williams (free agent, Feb.

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Cavs to sit LeBron James, Kyrie Irving for Saturday night's game at Miami

Cavaliers stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving will sit out Saturday night's game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on the second night of a back-to-back. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said he made the decision after talking to the pair following Friday night's victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Point guard Deron Williams, signed Monday, will make his starting debut as a Cavalier. Joining him in the lineup will be Kyle Korver, Iman Shumpert, James Jones and Tristan Thompson. The Cavs are 4-19 since the start of the 2014-15 season when James doesn't play. They are...

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Beyond the arc: LeBron James sets up Deron Williams for a perfect welcome-to-the-Cavs moment

Sights, sounds and observations from the Celtics' 103-99 victory over the Cavaliers Wednesday night at TD Garden. 1. It was Deron Williams' welcome-to-the-Cavaliers moment. 2. LeBron James found Williams naked in the short corner and fired him a pass for a 3-pointer that would have given the Cavs a one-point lead with 4.2 seconds on the clock. 3. According to a Fox Sports Ohio statistic, three-time All-Star Williams had made 7 of 10 short corner 3s in the final 10 seconds in his 12-year career. 4. Williams, who signed with the Cavs Monday and was making his Cleveland debut against the...

Boston Herald

Celtics lose out on Andrew Bogut, must look within for improvement

Andrew Bogut, not only looking for a larger than peripheral role but also the best chance at a return to the NBA Finals, turned down the Celtics last night and agreed to terms with the Cleveland Cavaliers.The Cavs, who also signed point guard Deron Williams, will be a more significant challenge than ever for the Celtics, who are in second place in the Eastern Conference and on a slide with losses in three of their last four games.And for the time being, the Celts don’t have what a source called a “Plan B” to improve their obvious weakness on the glass.The source said free agent forward...

FOX Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers Officially Sign Deron Williams

Deron Williams officially inks deal to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers after being waived by Dallas on Feb. 23It took longer than expected before the deal was made official, but according to the Cleveland Cavaliers, they officially signed Deron Williamson Monday for the remainder of the season....

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Cleveland Cavaliers fans welcome Deron Williams to Quicken Loans Arena (video)

Cleveland Cavaliers fans gave newly-signed point guard Deron Williams a rousing ovation at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday.

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Deron Williams lists the reasons why he signed with Cavs

There's no shortage of reasons why Deron decided on the Cavs

Land of 10

Former Illinois star Deron Williams to reportedly sign with Cleveland Cavaliers

Former Illinois point guard Deron Williams just saw his chances of playing in the NBA Finals skyrocket. Williams, who played at Illinois from 2002-03 to 2004-05, has signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Deron Williams will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Shams […] The post Former Illinois star Deron Williams to reportedly sign with Cleveland Cavaliers appeared first on Land of 10.

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Deron Williams clears waivers, expected to sign with Cavaliers

Former Dallas Mavericks guard Deron Williams cleared waivers as the league's 5 p.m. deadline passed Saturday and is likely to be signed by the Cavaliers, a league source said. ESPN's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst both cited league sources in saying Williams made it through unclaimed. Logistics may prevent the Cavaliers' signing from happening immediately, but it appears their long search for a backup point guard may soon end. The Cavs had to suffer through some anxiety when three-time All-Star Williams hit waivers because of Williams' manageable $8 million salary. But the fact that...


Deron Williams’ Contract: Cavs, Nets, Mavs Throwing Money At His 2017 Net Worth

Deron Williams’ contract status may have some resolution soon, following the Dallas Mavericks waiving the former All-Star point guard. The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to offer Williams a new contract as soon as he clears waivers, giving LeBron James the playmaker he had requested from the front office. The Mavs are about to join the Brooklyn Nets as teams that have basically thrown money toward Williams’ 2017 net worth and then continued paying him to go join another NBA team.Click here to continue and read more...

Brooklyn Nets get ready for old friend Deron Williams

Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young talks about the team's upcoming match up with the Dallas Mavericks and former teammate Deron Williams.