Cavaliers: Daniel Gibson (Jul 29 5:40 ET ) New Orleans police say Gibson has turned himself in to face a second-degree battery charge. Police spokeswoman Remi Braden says he's accused of breaking another man's jaw with a punch during an argument at a nightclub about 5:15 a.m. on July 8.
The Scoop: Braden says Gibson surrendered Monday with his attorney, Ike Spears. Online court records show he was released on $20,000 bond. Spears wasn't immediately available for comment. Braden says Gibson's accuser is from St. Rose, about 25 miles from New Orleans. The unrestricted free agent played seven years for the Cleveland Cavaliers but missed most of last season with injuries.
A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out.
C : Oklahoman . The Oklahoma City Thunder really wishes it were late May right now.
PF : Akron Beacon-Journal . Daniel Gibson, who is still in the NBA, didn’t like Dahntay Jones’ move.
SF : Detroit News . Greg Monroe held some sway in the Pistons’ drafting of Andre Drummond.
SG : NBA.com . A video compilation of the top 20 plays of the Miami Heat’s 20 straight wins.
PG : Houston Chronicle . Jonathan Feigen busts out advanced stats to doubt the Rockets’ first quarter defense.
The Cleveland Cavaliers announced that guard Daniel Gibson has been excused from the team to attend a personal matter and will miss Saturday night's game against the visiting Orlando Magic.
The Scoop: None.
Feb 23 8:20 ET
News (various sources)
NBA Trade Rumors: Will Dion Waiters Be Dealt by Cleveland Cavaliers? (Yahoo Contributor Network) (8 Hours Ago | courtesy: Yahoo Contributor Network) COMMENTARY | Sitting at just five wins 17 games into what was supposed to be a playoff season, it's no wonder the Cleveland Cavaliers are already involved in trade rumors. The hottest name circling the trade market for the Cavs is shooting guard Dion Waiters, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. According to Chris Broussard of ESPN.com, the Cavaliers are actively shopping second-year shooting guard Waiters, with the Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls listed as possible suitors. Waiters has recently been benched by the Cavaliers, and some have questioned his ability to play alongside Kyrie Irving, as both prefer to operate with the ball in their hands. More...