Fans voted Cavaliers the team nickname in 1970 in a poll conducted by the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. The other finalists included Jays, Foresters, Towers, and Presidents. The Presidents nickname was presumably an allusion to the fact that seven former U.S. Presidents were born in Ohio, second only to Virginia. Jerry Tomko, who suggested Cavaliers in the contest, wrote, “Cavaliers represent a group of daring fearless men, whose life pact was never surrender, no matter what the odds.” (Tomko’s son, Brett, went on to become a Major League pitcher.)

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Kevin Love’s Post Will Make You Wonder Where The Time Went

Kevin Love made a post to Instagram with a photo of when he first joined the Cleveland Cavaliers eight years ago. He was traded to Cleveland from the Minnesota Timberwolves to team up with Kyrie Irving and LeBron James. With the Cavs, Love made the NBA Finals four times in a row (all against the…