Found January 24, 2012 on Waiting For Next Year:
Wait, we’re not tired of the “taking my [blank] to [blank]” jokes yet, are we? The struggling Cleveland Cavaliers (6-9) must go to Miami where they will face the reigning Eastern Conference Champion Heat (11-5). In some ways, both teams are having similar starts to their seasons as they had last year. The Cavaliers started off showing some spunk, winning games here and there, threatening the .500 mark, before the wheels came off. The Heat started off better this year than they did last year, but they come limping into their first game with Cleveland, a team not exactly having things go as smoothly as they had hoped. Of course, we all remember what happened in last year’s December 2nd matchup. The Heat sparked their season back into form and never looked back. The Cavaliers never looked back either. They just allowed defeat into their hearts and went on to set an NBA record losing streak. So what’s going to happen this time? Will the results be the same? Probably. Look, the Heat are ...

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Atlanta Hawks 121, Cleveland Cavaliers 94

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