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“Byron Scott has repeatedly talked about his struggles on defense, but I haven’t really noticed Waiters getting blown by very often. That’s because his problem isn’t staying in front of his man. Instead, it’s just staying on his man and recognizing his assignment. I don’t have very man questions about Waiters’ ability to play defense in the NBA from a physical standpoint. He has enough length and strength to compensate for whatever he may lack in pure height. Thus far, Waiters’ defensive struggles are primarily mental (and not entirely his fault).” [Kaczmarek/Fear the Sword]
Tressel on his desire to get back into coaching- “Asked if the end zone ride made him yearn to coach again, Tressel said, “Oh no. I just enjoyed being with them, enjoyed being with the fans. I didn’t a
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The Cleveland Cavaliers have a paltry 3-12 and Tuesday night’s loss to the Suns didn’t make matters any better. The only bright spot has been the Cavs center, who is having a fairly incredible season which is not going unnoticed by his coach. Byron opened his Tuesday presser with a simple and very true statement:
“Andy Varejao was fantastic. Everybody else sucked tonight...
CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers are entering dangerous territory, the kind that can cause a team to lose a grip on the buying public way too soon in a season.
That's not a criticism. It's a harsh reality.
The latest example came Tuesday, a 91-78 embarrassment against a Phoenix team that isn't very good.
Did we mention the game was at home?
Did we mention the Cavs blew...
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost another game this time they fell to the Phoenix Suns 91-78. As the head-line said, Cavs coach Byron Scott gave a lot of credit for the hard play of Anderson Varejao and said the rest of the team sucked. The Cavaliers have had the saem problem all season so far, the rest of the team isn’t showing the same kind of hustle as Varejao they need to step back...
No doubt about it, Anderson Varejao of the Cleveland Cavaliers has been playing some inspired basketball; he’s averaging 14.5 points, 14.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game. But the best center in the NBA? “To me, he’s the best center in the NBA,” Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said. “He’s by far the best in the [...]The post Byron Scott on Anderson Varejao: “He’s the...
One month into the season, Anderson Varejao is All-Star worthy.
"He's the best center in the NBA right now; by far the best in the Eastern Conference," said Cavaliers coach Byron Scott.
Even if you don't entirely agree with Varejao's coach, it's hard to argue with the numbers.
The 6-foot-11 wild man is averaging a career-high 14.5 points. He leads the...
Last night, yours truly and the young buck, Jacob Rosen, did a guest spot on More Sports and Les Levine for a solid hour. We ran the gambit of topics from Pat Shurmur to Mark Shapiro to Byron Scott to the Baseball Hall of Fame Voters. Since many of you aren’t Time Warner Cable subscribers or live elsewhere, we thought we would give you a couple of quick highlights from the evening’s...
Full disclosure, I am not an NBA guy. I often use the hashtag #NBAFree on twitter when discussing my love for the college game. I hope the Cavaliers do well, but I can’t say that I watch the games or intently read the articles the way I do with the Browns and the Indians. I simply see the tweets throughout the day, check out the boxscores, and move on. But I stayed informed.
CLEVELAND -- The Phoenix Suns, in the midst of their longest road trip of the season, stumbled Sunday in Philadelphia, but they rebounded in a big way Tuesday. The Suns rolled to a 91-78 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers before 13,687 at Quicken Loans Arena. "It was a grind-it-out kind of game," Suns coach Alvin Gentry said. "These guys (the Cavaliers) have...