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Fit in or fit out: The Lauri Markkanen question

With the biggest swing in the Koby Altman era comes two alternate realities that Markkanen’s fit influences mightily.

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NBA mock draft 2021: Instant first round picks after lottery drawing

Here’s our first projection of the 2021 NBA Draft now that the order is set.

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Announcement: A new commenting system is coming to Fear the Sword

Coming Wednesday, comments will look different.

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Better Know a Cavs Season: 1991-92, the apogee of the orange-and-blue era (Part I)

The 1992 Cavaliers were a team in transition, in a league in transition, in a nation in transition, in a world in transition. Against this backdrop, they authored one of the most memorable seasons in franchise history.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers sign Denzel Valentine to a two-year deal

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We see you over there on the internet comparing all the other players who are killing it.

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Cleveland Cavaliers v. New Orleans Pelicans gamethread

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic gamethread

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets gamethread

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FIBA names Cleveland Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio to Olympics All-Star Five

The Cavaliers point guard was one of the most outstanding players in the tournament.

Roundtable: How badly do the Cleveland Cavaliers need shooting?

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Evan Mobley and managing expectations

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NBA Free Agency

Jarrett Allen returning to Cavs on a five-year, $100 million deal

Cleveland is going big up front.

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Cleveland makes the first major strike in free agency.

Dylan Windler won’t play for the Cavs at summer league

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Cavs pick USC big Evan Mobley in 2021 NBA Draft

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2021 NBA Draft Open Thread

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Cavs reportedly acquire Ricky Rubio from the Wolves

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The Cavaliers need to address their coaching issues

Filling the void left by Lindsay Gottlieb has been a pressing need and the team has yet to do anything for it.

The Cavs should learn from their past to help their current rebuild

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