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Sam Vecenie

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Big Ten Basketball Preview: Illinois

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Illinois has lost a lot from last season's squad. What should be expected of them this season?

Fear The Sword Mailbag #2!

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This week's mailbag features questions about whether the Cavs have made the right decisions over the past three drafts, the Marcin Gortat trade, Anthony Bennett nicknames, and accidentally making...

Ohio State player profiles: Amir Williams

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Ohio State's biggest man this season is also its biggest mystery. What can the team expect from Amir Williams in his third season on campus?

Matthew Dellavedova's Role

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It seems that Matthew Dellavedova is nearly a shoo-in to make the Cavaliers' roster. What has he done this preseason to improve his standing on the squad?

Fear The Sword Mailbag #1!

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A weekly mailbag from your friendly neighborhood Fear The Sword writer. This week, I discuss Kyrie's Rose Rule chances, Tristan's All-Star chances, the final roster cuts, and embarrass myself with...

Ohio State player profiles: Marc Loving

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Who is this skinny 6'8" freshman? What does he have potential to bring to Ohio State in the future and maybe this year? Let's take a look.

Is Alonzo Gee going to start again at SF?

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After Monday's game against the 76ers, Cavs' coach Mike Brown went out of his way to effusively praise Alonzo Gee's performance. Could we be creeping closer to finding the answer at small forward?

Why You Should Root for Elliot Williams

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Elliot Williams is considered one of the long shots in Cavs' camp this season. However, if he makes the team I can't imagine there being a better story in the NBA.

Zeller Has Appendectomy, Out Indefinitely

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Cavaliers' center Tyler Zeller will be out indefinitely after an emergency appendectomy on Friday.

Does Anthony Bennett's 4th Quarter Mean Anything?

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Anthony Bennett played an excellent final six minutes of basketball against the Magic. Should we take anything away from it?

Kyrie Irving, Tony Parker, and Realizing Potential

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Looking into Kyrie Irving and the offensive adjustments that the Cavaliers must make in order to take the step towards the playoffs.

Who will lead the Cavs in each stat?

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Here is a totally arbitrary and potentially embarrassing -- depending on the results when we look back at the end of the season -- look at who will lead the Cavs in specific statistical categories...

Better prospect: Sam Thompson or Shannon Scott?

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DraftExpress.com has released their rankings for NBA prospects in the Big Ten, and one Buckeye-related nugget caught my eye. Here, we'll discuss the merits of both Shannon Scott and Sam Thompson as...

Report: Josh Childress to work out for Cavs

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Josh Childress, formerly of the Hawks and Suns, will work out for the Cavaliers over the next two weeks.

Cavs invite Dellavedova to camp

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After playing for the Cavaliers during summer league, Matthew Dellavedova has been extended an invite to Cavs' training camp.

Breaking down the Cavs' poor pick and roll defense

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The Cavaliers attempted to implement an ICE pick-and-roll defense midway through the season to bad results. Here is and explanation of how ICE-ing the pick-and-roll works, and then how the...

Jarrett Jack: Elite Midrange Weapon

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I've been fairly outspoken against the Jarrett Jack signing, but it has nothing to do with what he can do on the court. Here is a breakdown of possibly the biggest weapon he can bring the...

David Lighty's long road to an NBA roster

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David Lighty is the prototypical teammate and a proven winner. So why can't he get a full-time job in the NBA? Here is his story.

David Lighty's long road to an NBA roster

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Hey guys, I cover the NBA over at FearTheSword.com, SBN's Cavaliers' site. I was over at the Las Vegas Summer League last week and got a chance to speak with OSU's own David Lighty about his road to the NBA, his European success, and of course Ohio State.

I figured at least some of you guys might be a little bit interested in getting a reprieve from all of the insanity and speculation surrounding the football team and actually get a chance to read about a great guy that's working hard and doing all of the right things to achieve his ultimate dream.

David Lighty is paving his own path to the NBA

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David Lighty is the prototypical teammate and a proven winner. So why can't he get a full-time job in the NBA? Here is his story.

Cavs fall to Heat 82-74, Scoop Jardine entertains

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The Cavaliers were downed by the Miami Heat in a game that actually occurred on a basketball court. Other than that, I don't have a ton of details. However, I do have a gift for all of the Scoop...

Summer League Quarterfinals: Heat vs. Cavs

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The quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Summer League kick off today at 4 P.M. Eastern time as the Cavaliers take on the Miami Heat.

The unique skill set and background of Kenny Kadji

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Kenny Kadji is playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers' Summer League team. His unusual skill set and background make him a fascinating story as a 25-year old rookie trying to make it in the NBA.

LVSL Playoff Game 1 -- Cavaliers vs. Spurs

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The traveshamockery of the Summer League playoffs continues today, as the Cavaliers face off against the Spurs.

Cavaliers' Summer League Profile: Jermaine Taylor

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Las Vegas Summer League is in full swing, and this week I'll be writing some features on the lesser known Summer League participants. Next is Jermaine Taylor.

Cavs' Summer League Profile: Justin Harper

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This weekend I'll be writing some features on the lesser known Summer League participants on the Cleveland Cavaliers' roster. Next is Justin Harper.

Summer League: Game 1 -- Cavaliers vs. Lakers

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Las Vegas Summer League kicks off on Tuesday. The Cavaliers face off against the Lakers at 8 P.M.

Cavs' Summer League Profile: Matthew Dellavedova

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Las Vegas Summer League kicks off tomorrow, and this weekend I'll be writing some features on the lesser known Summer League participants. First is Matthew Dellavedova.

Andrew Bynum's effect on the Cavs' starting lineup

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The Andrew Bynum signing has somewhat muddled the Cavaliers' rotation in the front court? What can we expect on opening night?

Oden Watch! Has the dream ended for the Cavaliers?

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Greg Oden is the next most popular center on the market. Has the Andrew Bynum signing knocked them out of this race?

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