Mike Battaglino

Mike is a veteran journalist who has covered the NBA for almost three decades. One of his favorite sports memories is the Cavaliers-Nets playoff series from 1993.
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Richard Jefferson explains why Ricky Rubio ‘probably felt bad’ about recent LeBron James interview

Ricky Rubio’s retirement put LeBron James in a tough position when he

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J.B. Bickerstaff offers slightly discouraging update on Darius Garland

Darius Garland reportedly will not travel with the Cleveland Cavaliers on their

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‘Lose my number’: Cavs reportedly leaving teams with no doubt on their plans for Donovan Mitchell

The Cleveland Cavaliers are leaving no doubt regarding their plans for Donovan

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Report: Cavs interested in pursuing 3-and-D upgrades

The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly are looking to add a 3-and-D player in

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Report: Cavs veteran named Special Olympics Global Ambassador

Tristan Thompson is adding a special honor to his career resume as

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Report: Cavs front office members wondering ‘why the hell people are even talking about’ possible Donovan Mitchell trade

Though rumors continue to persist that Donovan Mitchell will eventually be traded

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Larry Nance Jr. gets real on emotions he deals with whenever he faces Cavs in Cleveland

Larry Nance Jr. may have moved on from the Cleveland Cavaliers, but

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Report: Caris LeVert could be in danger of missing Cavs-Bulls game

The Cleveland Cavaliers could be without yet another key player in their

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Donovan Mitchell squashes worries of him missing Cavs-Jazz game after injury scare

The Cleveland Cavaliers fortunately have dodged another serious injury situation, with Donovan

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Brian Windhorst says NBA execs started blowing up his phone regarding Donovan Mitchell after Cavs injuries

People around the NBA seemingly will seize on any opportunity to speculate

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