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Cavalytics
A basketball podcast about the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers with a focus on statistical analysis.
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Ep. 98: The Warriors dominate the Cavs in Game ...
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 2 to the high octane Warriors 122-103. We discuss what went wrong and what can be done better.
30 min
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Ep. 97: The Cavs lose Game 1 of the NBA Finals....
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 1 to the much vaunted Warriors in overtime. Ouch.
40 min
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Ep. 96: Cavs/Celtics Eastern Conference Finals ...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are facing the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals for the second year in a row. What happens this time?
50 min
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Ep. 95: Cavs are sitting pretty after a dominan...
The Cavs ran away with Game 2 in Toronto. We discuss Love's big contribution, LeBron's huge night, George Hill, and more.
28 min
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Ep. 94: How pivotal was the Cavs Game 1 win aga...
The Cavs win G1 by 1 in OT. What does that mean going forward?
36 min
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Ep. 93: LeBron single handedly wins Game 5!
Today's topic: LeBron James, LeBron James, LeBron James.
46 min
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Ep. 92: Cavs win Game 2, but it shouldn't be th...
The Cavs beat the Pacers, so naturally we whine and complain about it for 45 minutes.
47 min
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Ep. 91: The playoffs are finally here!
We break down the upcoming series against the Pacers.
51 min
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Ep. 90: Cavs thump Charlotte, rotation drama, a...
The Cavs soundly beat the Hornets to wrap up their road trip. We analyze the game, the rotations, LeBron's MVP candidacy, and more.
47 min
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Ep. 89: The Cavs beat the Raptors, are the piec...
How much stock should we put in this pleasant surprise?
51 min
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Ep. 88: The Cavs beat the Nets, but what about ...
The Cavs gain a much needed victory over the Nets, staving off the panic bell, for now.
64 min
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Ep. 87: The break is over and the Cavs are back...
After a feel good All Star break, the Cavs stumbled in their first game back, losing 110-103 to the Wizards. We break it all down.
58 min
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Ep. 86: The Cavs rolled the Thunder. What is th...
The Cavs are an offensive machine and cannot be stopped. We dissect the game, the lineups, the future.
61 min
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Ep. 85: The new look Cavs thumped the Celtics s...
The Cavs, complete with 4 new faces and off just 1 day of practice thumped the Kyrie-led Celtics. Just how awesome is this?
53 min
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Ep. 84: The Cavs have turned over half their ro...
After an incredible 3 separate deals on trade deadline day, the Cavs have a new look.
73 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 83: Cavs sneak by the Heat, Love...
Kevin Love is out for 6-8 weeks with a broken hand. How do the Cavs recover?
59 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 82: Cavs beat the Pistons, IT dr...
Stop the press, the Cavs have won two in a row! We break down the win and unpack the latest locker room drama, trade talk, and NBA news.
55 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 81: What's up with the Cavs and ...
We dissect the messy roadkill that is the Cleveland Cavaliers right now.
55 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 80: Cavs/Bucks recap plus a fres...
We discuss the Cavs close loss to the Bucks and try to untangle the Cavs lineup issues.
60 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 79: Cavs push the streak to 12, ...
The Cavs obliteration of the Bulls was pretty ho-hum so we answer a bunch of mailbag questions.
66 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 78: Can't stop, won't stop. Cavs...
The Cavs cruised to another win, this time beating the Heat 108-97.
48 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 77: Are the Cavs awesome again?
The Cavs enjoy their first end-to-end blow out of the season, thumping the Pistons in Detroit 116-88.
44 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 76: The Cavs are on a (mini) roll!
The Cavs beat a solid Hornets team in Charlotte for their third win in a row.
49 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 75: A moral "victory" against th...
The Cavs lost a close one to the Rockets, but there were plenty of reasons for optimism.
46 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 74: State of the Cavs after anot...
We discuss the Cavs effort, what it means, and what can be expected going forward. We also dig into Mike's research into three point shooting vs defender distance.
49 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 73: We discuss the appropriate l...
We welcome new cohost Mike Zavagno to the Cavalytics family and pore over the Cavs early season performance.
44 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 72: A New Season?
Cavalytics is back with an explanation for the absence and a search for a new cohost.
24 min
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Cavalytics: Hooray the Cavs won a game!
The Cavs won a thrilling Game 4 in sensational fashion dropping 137 points on the vaunted Warriors defense. Keith breaks down the box score and discusses the series going forward.
31 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs get shamed in Game 1 of the NB...
Man. That was awful. The Cavs lost Game 1 of the NBA Finals 113-91. We try our best to find a few reasons for hope going forward. Follow us on Twitter @CavalyticsNBA Email us at cavalyticsnba@gmail.com We’ll respond to any questions we receive on th...
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Cavalytics: 2017 NBA Finals Preview
The Cavs are facing the Warriors in the NBA Finals for an NBA record third season in a row. We breakdown the matchup and make our predictions. Follow us on Twitter @CavalyticsNBA Email us at cavalyticsnba@gmail.com
73 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs secure Game 4 against the Celt...
Don't let that final score fool you. Game 4 was a tale of two halves as the Cavs came back from 16 down to beat the Celtics 112-99 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. We discuss LeBron's weird six quarter long malaise,
38 min
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Cavalytics: Celtics stun the Cavs in Game 3 of ...
What a bummer of a loss! By some metrics, the Cavs loss to the Celtics in Game 3 was one of the bigger upsets in post season history. Keith tries to be as appreciative of LeBron as possible while also recognizing that his game was the biggest reason th...
21 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs execute a surgical strike on t...
The Cavs obliterated the Celtics 130-86 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series. We discuss how that went down, root for Kevin Love's increased dominance, giggle over JR's antagonizing of the Garden faithful,
46 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs cruise to Game 1 victory over ...
Ho hum. The Cavs thumped the Celtics in Game 1, just like everyone thought they would. No rust, no problem. We unpack the box score, marvel at LeBron's greatness, and look ahead to Game 2. - Follow us on Twitter @CavalyticsNBA -
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Cavalytics: Cavs vs Celtics Eastern Conference ...
The Cavs finally have an opponent for the Eastern Conference Finals! We recap the Celtics Game 7 victory over the Wizards and break down how the Cavs match up with the Celtics. We also give our takes on the Zaza/Kawhi incident and catch you up on all t...
58 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs sweep the Raps. Now we wait…
The Cavs have swept the Raptors and Keith and Arnav have your post game recap. A technical issue seems to have given Keith a deeper voice, and some irritating cracking for the first half of the show, that will definitely be fixed for next time.
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Cavalytics: Cavs bite Raptors in decisive Game ...
Keith and Arnav break down the Cavs impressive 21 point victory over the Raptors in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Sans Kyle Lowry, the Raptors mustered a competitive effort for three quarters before the Cavs pulled away with a flurry of ...
58 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs keep the good times rolling wi...
Keith and Arnav discuss the Cavs' blowout win over the Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. We marvel at LeBron's efficiency, discuss Kyrie's new found passing proclivity, inspect the bench minutes conundrum,
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Cavalytics: Cavs chomp the Raptors in Game 1 of...
Keith and Arnav discuss the Cavs dominant Game 1 victory over the Toronto Raptors. They unpack the box score,  speculate about changes each side may make heading into Game 2, and relive some of the particularly fun moments from the game,
61 min
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Cavalytics: Raptors series preview
We preview the Cavs upcoming second round series against the Toronto Raptors and recap all the Cavs news of the off week.
51 min
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Cavalytics: Cavs sweep the Pacers but what abou...
We recap the Cavs thrilling Game 4 victory and sweep of the Indiana Pacers. We talk about the good, the bad, and the surprising in the series. We may have gone a bit overboard with the Kyrie complaints, but hey,
60 min
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Cavalytics Quickcast: LeBron reaffirms what we ...
Keith flies solo and gives a quick recap of the Cavs sensational comeback win over the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
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Cavalytics Ep. 56: Good and bad signs in the Ca...
Keith and Arnav recap the Cavs Game 2 win over the Indiana Pacers, in particular Kevin Love's outstanding performance, Kyrie's offensive surge, LeBron's unusual 4 stl/4 blk box score, and handicap the series as it heads to Indianapolis.
36 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 55: Cavs win a stressful game 1 ...
Keith and Arnav quickly recap the Cavs' thrilling 1 point victory over the Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
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Cavalytics Ep. 54: Cavs lose again, should we e...
Keith and Arnav briefly chat about the LeBron-less, Tristan-less, and Kyrie-less Cavs OT loss to the playoff hungry Miami Heat before moving on to a discussions about Ty Lue, potential Eastern Conference playoff foes, and what, if anything,
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Cavalytics Ep. 53 – (Almost) Everything is comi...
Keith and Arnav discuss the Cavs impressive throttling of the Celtics and what weight (if any) can be placed on the win. We survey the "good" Eastern Conference playoff foes, answer some emails, complain about Iman Shumpert,
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Episode 52 - Spurs embarrass the Cavs and when ...
Keith and Josh discuss the Cavs demoralizing loss to the Spurs and try to get a handle on the general state of the team. We also answer a bunch of questions from Reddit. - Follow us on Twitter @CavalyticsNBA - Email us at cavalyticsnba@gmail.com
60 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 51 – When are the Cavs going to ...
Keith and Arnav discuss the Cavs loss to the Wiza…
40 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 50 – Cavs lose to the Heat, Bogu...
For our 50th episode, Keith, Josh, and Arnav disc…
50 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 49 – Cavs lose to Celtics, Willi...
We discuss the Cavs close loss in a compelling ga…
68 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 48 – Cavs Pacers recap, Love inj...
Arnav, Josh and Keith cover a variety of topics a…
62 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 47 – We argue the Cavs incredibl...
We excitedly recap the Cavs scintillating OT win …
45 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 46 – Cavs blowout the Wolves, Ky...
We dissect the Cavs dominant performance against …
55 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 45 – We unpack the loss to the K...
Josh and Keith discuss another painful OT loss, L…
43 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 44 – We grumble about the Cavs/P...
Arnav makes his triumphant return to the show for…
43 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 43 – We recap another round of C...
We recap the Cavs 126-91 loss to the Warriors, di…
50 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 42 – The Kyrie Irving show.
We banter about the latest Cavs news, including t…
80 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 41 – The Kevin Love show.
After discussing some recent Cavs news tidbits, W…
74 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 40 – We’re back! Offseason recap...
After a long hiatus we're back! We catch up on al…
61 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 39 – Cavs roster construction an...
We discuss the league wide spending spree that ha…
91 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 38 – How in the world did the Ca...
After letting the dust settle a bit, we take a cl…
84 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 37 – We are the champions! The C...
We discuss the magical night that was Game 7 of t…
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Cavalytics Ep. 36 – We discuss the Cavs going t...
The Cavs are going to Oakland for Game 7 of the N…
54 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 35 – We excitedly discuss the Ca...
Kyrie and LeBron made NBA Finals history by becom…
53 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 34 – We chat about the Cavs demo...
Sans Arnav, Keith discusses the Cavs Game 4 loss …
24 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 33 – Cavs win Game 3 of the NBA ...
The Cavs thumped the Golden State Warriors 120-90…
46 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 32 – We tackle the Cavs Game 1 l...
We dig in to the Cavs Game 1 loss against the War…
51 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 31 – 2016 NBA Finals Preview of ...
We preview the Cavs upcoming NBA Finals showdown …
86 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 30 – WE’RE GOING TO THE FINALS! ...
The Cavs beat the Raptors in a wild and satisfyin…
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Cavalytics Ep. 29 – Back on track! We recap the...
The Cavs (for now) silenced their numerous critic…
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Cavalytics Ep. 28 – We dissect the Cavs game 4 ...
The Cavs got down big, then fought back to get up…
47 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 27 – We mourn the Cavs loss in G...
The Cavs were thumped in Game 3 of the Eastern Co…
44 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 26 – The beat goes on. Cavs post...
Even our host Keith is struggling to be pessimist…
45 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 25 – The Cavs throttle the Rapto...
We recap the Cavs satisfying franchise record 31 …
58 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 24 – Eastern Conference Finals P...
We preview the Eastern Conference Finals. We brea…
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Cavalytics Ep. 23 – Game 4 was a nailbiter, but...
We discuss the Cavs close victory over the Atlant…
54 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 22 – The beat goes on. Cavs win ...
We recap another blistering offensive outing by t…
51 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 21 – A bundle of positivity afte...
We recap the Cavs amazing performance (a record s…
56 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 20 – Cavs/Hawks game 1 recap and...
We discuss the Cavs up and down and up again perf…
45 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 19 – Cavs thump the Pistons in G...
We recap the Cavs convincing game 2 win over the …
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Cavalytics Ep. 18 – The Big 3 carry the Cavs to...
We recap the Cavs victory over the Detroit Piston…
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Cavalytics Ep. 17 – Cleveland Cavaliers/Detroit...
The playoffs have finally arrived! We preview the…
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Cavalytics Ep. 16 – Cavs clinch the best record...
We discuss Kyrie's and Lebron's big performances …
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Cavalytics Ep. 15 – Cavs lose to the Bulls and ...
We discuss the Cavs tough loss to the Bulls and g…
41 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 14 – Cavs hunt the Bucks, playof...
We discuss the Cavs blowout win over the Bucks, p…
39 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 13 – Is Kevin Love viable at cen...
We discuss the Cavs blowout of the Nets (yes!), w…
44 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 12 – Cavs/Rockets wrapup and an ...
We wrap up the Cavs silly loss to the Rockets (af…
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Cavalytics Ep. 11 – Thoughts on the Cavs loss t...
We talk about the Cavs disappointing loss to the …
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Cavalytics Ep. 10 – Nuggets blowout analysis, a...
We analyze the Cavs blowout victory over the Nugg…
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Cavalytics Ep. 9 – Grizzlies loss recap and som...
We talk about the Cavs brutal loss to the underma…
36 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 8 – What is RPM and why is it so...
We explain how RPM is calculated and why it's per…
43 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 7 – Raptors/Cavs wrap up and wh...
We try not to get too depressed while digging int…
42 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 6 – Deep dive into the Channing ...
We take a look at new Cav Channing Frye and share…
35 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 5 – Cavs trade deadline talk
We discuss the moves the Cavs might make before t…
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Cavalytics Ep. 4 – Kings game wrapup and analys...
We discuss the Cavs thumping of the Kings, JR Smi…
49 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 3 – Cavs/Spurs analysis and dee...
We analyze the Cavs blow out victory over the Spu…
45 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 2 – Reasons for Optimism
We examine several reasons to be optimistic about…
36 min
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Cavalytics Ep. 1 – The Pilot
We talk about the firing of David Blatt, new head…
32 min