Koby Altman

The Starting 5 | Coach Kerr At His Very Best

Ranking the NBA’s top 3-point shooters at the All-Star break<p>Published<p>15 mins ago<p>on<p>Feb 20, 2018<p>USA Today Sports photos<p>The NBA’s era of the 3-point …

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LeBron James returns All-Star Game to glory

LOS ANGELES — The NBA All-Star Game just needed LeBron James to care.<p>This doesn’t need to be overanalyzed. There is no need to overreact to the first …

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Cleveland Cavaliers need to learn from mistakes of the past in upcoming free agency

CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 20: Head Coach Tyronn Lue exchanges a high five with JR Smith<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers, as an organization, have their fair …

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Cleveland Cavaliers: The advanced numbers that improve the team

When overturning his roster at the trade deadline, general manager Koby Altman may have used advanced statistics to improve his team. Here’s where …

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Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported the Cleveland Cavaliers could have a $300 million payroll in 2018-19.<p>For that to happen...<p>1. …

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Kevin Love: Cavaliers needed to trade half the team

LOS ANGELES -- Kevin Love said the Cavaliers' blowing up of their locker room last week was necessary.<p>"Yeah, I think that was pretty apparent," Love …

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Tyronn Lue recruited Derrick Rose to the Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 10: LeBron James<p>Former MVP Derrick Rose was recruited by Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue.<p>If you ever wondered who …

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Cavs Notes: Altman, Wade, Rose, James, Thomas

The <b>Cavaliers</b> had the busiest and most impactful trade deadline of any other team, swinging three major trades and restructuring a faltering roster by …

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New Cleveland Cavaliers Bring the Ability to Accept

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 27: LeBron James<p>Not every player can click on a LeBron James-led team but, with youth and the right mindset, Cleveland …

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Isaiah Thomas trade benefits re-tooling Cavaliers, re-building Lakers

With the NBA trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it’s time to analyze the biggest trade of the season: The Cavaliers sent Isaiah Thomas, Channing …

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Report: Wade was an instigator in Cavaliers' blowup over Love's absence

Perhaps no member of the Cleveland Cavaliers' roster was more irate over Kevin Love heading home with an illness just minutes into an eventual …

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The N.B.A. All-Star Game Has Shed a Major Distraction

LOS ANGELES — As general manager of the New Orleans Pelicans, Dell Demps badly wanted to be sitting in the crowd last February as his star forward, Anthony Davis, became the first player in N.B.A. history to score 50 points in an All-Star Game.<p>Davis ended up with 52 points, to be exact, but Demps …

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Dwyane Wade First Called Out Kevin Love At Infamous Cavs Team Meeting

Dwyane Wade was reportedly the first Cavaliers player to call out Kevin Love during the infamous team meeting in January.<p>According to Cleveland.com’s …

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Larry Nance Jr. on being traded by Lakers, joining his hometown Cavs, playing with LeBron and more

In the hours leading up to the NBA trade deadline last Thursday, the Cleveland Cavaliers were easily the most active team in the league. The Cavs …

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The First-Half NBA Awards Show

Just 53 days remain until the end of the 2017-18 regular season, but the first half officially ends with the league going on break from Friday until …

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How will this new Cavaliers rotation shake out?

In terms of action, drama and suspense, the NBA trade deadline rarely disappoints. This year was no exception, with LeBron James getting his Michael …

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Koby Altman took control of Cavaliers roster to begin cleanup of mess he, LeBron James, and Tyronn Lue made together

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James didn't think Koby Altman could do it. Tyronn Lue didn't know if he would.<p>The vast majority in NBA media circles -- whose …

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Koby Altman impressive in reshaping of Cavs

There was no shortage of shock and surprise when Koby Altman, the 35-year-old, first-time GM of the Cavs, reshaped the team’s roster with three major …

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Kevin Love: Cavs “always thrive under chaos”

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: NBA Power Forward Kevin Love and Banana Republic kick off All Star Weekend and celebrate their partnership at The …

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Dwyane Wade Reportedly Challenged Ty Lue Over Kevin Love's Cavaliers Absence

Dwyane Wade was reportedly the first Cleveland Cavaliers player who pressed head coach Tyronn Lue for answers after Kevin Love left the team's 148-124 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Jan. 20 with an illness and did not show up to practice the next day.<p>According to Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon, …

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The Cleveland Cavaliers must win the All-Star break

BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 11: Lebron James<p>LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have pulled a 180 on us, as they have suddenly won four straight, and …

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Cavaliers could be looking at record $300 million payroll next season

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman did a tremendous job rebuilding his roster in three separate trades last week. We’re not sure if this …

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The Worst NBA Contracts From 2016 Spending Spree

Wasted money exists everywhere. We spend it on Postmates deliveries, drunk Amazon purchases and health supplements we don’t really understand. The …

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Which two Cavs have stepped up the most?

<b>Since the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers have stepped foot on the court, they have been nothing but exciting to watch. Not only do we get to see the</b> …

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Where’s my DJ: Doug Gottlieb reveals why failing to acquire DeAndre Jordan will hurt LeBron’s Cavs

In his conversation with Cris Carter and Eboni Williams, Doug Gottlieb illuninates why Koby Altman and Dan Gilbert failing to acquire DeAndre Jordan …

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Cavs rejuvenated after frenzied trade deadline

As last Thursday’s NBA trading deadline approached, the Cleveland Cavaliers team found itself barreling down the tracks on a freight train to …

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Sabean's return: Giants want team's dominant mind to be dominant again

Brian Sabean’s return to the con in San Francisco, as first reported by <b>noted troublemaker and barista A. Baggarly in The Athletic</b>, is not a turn back …

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Cavs GM Koby Altman Ownership Approval For A DeAndre Jordan Trade With The Clippers

Adrian Wojnarowski’s fascinating look at the NBA trade deadline and how the Cleveland Cavaliers reshaped their roster is full of small details that give us a clearer picture of what happened last week.<p>Included in that picture is a bit more detail about one big trade that didn’t happen. DeAndre …

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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on DeAndre Jordan, Derrick Rose, More

A wild NBA trade deadline set the stage for what should be a fantastic finish to the 2017-18 season.<p>The Toronto Raptors are holding off the Boston Celtics by just two games for the top spot in the Eastern Conference, but the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers just pulled off big road wins against the C's …

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New-look Cavs only needed two games to start looking scary

The last time LeBron James squared off against the Oklahoma City Thunder, he wound up on the receiving end of an embarrassing 24-point blowout that …

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