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Cleveland Sports Torture:
"You be quiet now, boy. I'm trying to watch 'Quincy.'"
When Byron Scott stands glowering on
the Cavaliers' sideline, he looks like that strict uncle you were always a
little bit afraid of. The kind of old-school disciplinarian not shy about
pulling out his belt to deliver a whoopin' on whoever was fixin' for one,
Scott needs to take the belt out
more on these Cavs, a collection of raw talent that treats defense like
a sullen teenager considering a messy room. Overall, the team simply plays too many
stretches of lackluster basketball, evidenced again yesterday in a 91-77 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Cavs' fourth
straight defeat and 14 of 16 overall, for the seven people out there who still
give a damn about the 2012-2013 squad's fortunes.
Scott seems like the whip-cracking
type, so it's frustrating for fans when the energy and effort are not apparent.
Then there are the moments when this...
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Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has apologized for missing a postgame ceremony for fans.
Irving was stripped of the ball in the closing seconds of Monday's 96-95 loss to Miami. He sprinted to the locker room instead of participating in a jersey giveaway on ''Fan Appreciation Night.'' All the Cavs players gave away their jerseys and sneakers after Cleveland...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have an extremely bright future. Typically when we showcase a Cavs highlight it features their young superstar point guard Kyrie Irving as his skills are off the chart. This time though, let’s take a look at rookie Dion Waiters. Watch below as Waiters splits the double team and rises to finish a [...]
The Cleveland Cavaliers came thisclose within beating the Miami Heat and ending their season with a little sliver of satisfaction.
Miami won by the smallest of margins 96-95 and in the process saw their own Chris ” The Birdman” Andersen get dominated on this dunk by Dion Waiters.
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"Did you congratulate Chris yet?"
That was the question Luke Walton asked me on Friday, prior to the Cavaliers matchup with the New York Knicks.
"No, why, what happened?" I replied.
"My man had a kid last night, big time stuff".
"Wow, nice, congrats on that, Chris," I said, while standing by Walton and Quinn in the corner...
As we wind down the NBA regular season, there is still time for some NBA players to throw their name in the hat for "Dunk of the Year".During Monday night's Cleveland Cavaliers/Miami Heat game, Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters put together an impressive poster dunk.The victim: Miami Heat back-up center Chris "Birdman" Anderson:
Before his Cleveland Cavaliers would take the court against the Miami Heat on Monday night, Byron Scott sat in front of the town’s media horde and addressed items of past, present and future. In looking long term, Scott would say that the next several months set the stage for what is a “big summer” for Kyrie Irving, his All-Star, 21-year-old point guard who had seemingly taken...
Final: Sixers 91, Cavaliers 77
For a team not going to be involved in post season play, this was the perfect way to end the final home game of the season. The Sixers got out the gate early outscoring the Cavs 32-19 in the first quarter. It was obvious from early on that the Sixers would make a constant effort to make Kyrie Irving's night as difficult as possible. The Cavs star...
According to the 21st annual Brand Keys Sports Fan Loyalty Index by Forbes, the NBA team with the best fans in all of basketball- The Miami Heat.
The Heat moved up 5 spots from last year’s rankings to take the top spot away from the San Antonio Spurs. The top five rounds out 1. Heat 2. Spurs 3. Knicks 4. Celtics 5. Thunder/Nets.
The study takes into account four “emotional drivers...
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“Can we expect this to continue? Masterson’s biggest problem has always been his ability to contain left-handed hitters. Chucking the ball from a three-quarter angle...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James watched from the bench in street clothes as Norris Cole stripped Kyrie Irving of the ball with 2.2 seconds left to give the Miami Heat, resting most of their top players for the playoffs, a 96-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
Cole finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists. But it was his only steal on Cleveland's final...
Don’t worry, we didn’t get overly political even as we talked about Scott’s trip to see the Mets with Ann Coulter in order to do a feature for Esquire. It was all just a ramp to Cleveland sports and some Cavs talk.
Ann Coulter at a Mets game
Josh Hamilton and quitting chew
Nolan Ryan and his critiques of him quitting mid-season
Humans breaking addiction...
Both the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers are eying the future with nothing to play for in the final week of the season. Whether respective coaches Doug Collins and Byron Scott are part of those long-term plans is uncertain as the teams meet Sunday in Philadelphia.
The 76ers (32-47) will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2010, and there has been plenty of...
Yesterday afternoon, at the end of the annual Boston Marathon, two bombs exploded behind the crowd by the finish line. Three people were killed. The toll of people who were injured was originally 30, but has been climbing since then to approximately 90 and perhaps more. Many of the injured victims of the attacks suffered severe grotesque and disabiling injuries. Lives were...