Found June 25, 2012 on Stepien Rules:
I wrote about Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in the latest issue of SLAM Magazine, which is on newsstands now. Go ahead and pick that up people. In my write-up on MKG, I called him the second best talent available in this Draft. As I told the Ombudsman Joe Lull on Saturday afternoon when I joined him on 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, I continue to believe that, with my Cavs Draft board reading MKG, Brad Beal, and Harrison Barnes respectively. For the print piece I wrote, SLAM played off the MKG / MGK theme with Machine Gun Kelly's LACE UP as the headline. Our interview taking place in Cleveland had something to do with that too I imagine. Below is the picture of it I posted on Instagram over the weekend:There's seems to be a growing sentiment that Kidd-Gilchrist could be on the board too when the Cavaliers end up selecting at 4 on Thursday night. In their latest Mock, Draft Express has MKG eventually landing in Cleveland, noting the following: 4. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: The Cavs have v...

2012 NBA Draft: Cavs “GM” Daniel Gibson Selects Andre Drummond

In a recent player-based NBA Draft special for ESPN the Magazine, Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard dons his General Manger hat (flat-brimmed, slightly crooked) and selects UConn center Andre Drummond as the newest player to join the Wine and Gold. “He’s a young, athletic 7-footer with great potential,” says Cavs guard Gibson about Drummond, who ranked in the top-30 in both...

Dear Cleveland, All Of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers Supporters Wherever You May Be Tonight;

As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very region that he deserted this evening left two years ago to reach the pinnacle of his profession with a better organization, is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier. This was announced with a several day, narcissistic, self-promotional build-up culminating with a national TV special of his “decision” unlike anything ever “witnessed”...

NBA Trade Rumors: Tiers, Tears and Anderson Varejao

Would you or wouldn’t you — the simple question posed to many’a Cavalier fans throughout the course of the weekend. With the NBA Draft rapidly approaching and the Wine and Gold looking to follow in the footsteps of their Oklahoma City build-it-through-the-draft brethren, acquiring lottery selections sits atop Chris Grant’s list of priorities. Rumors abound, be they trading...

Profiling the NBA Draft, late 1st Round: Moe Harkless

In addition to the 4th overall pick on June 28th, the Cleveland Cavaliers also own the 24th, 33rd, and 34th selections. In a continued look at who could be available late in the first round for the Cavs this Thursday, below is our final installment of this series on Moe Harkless from St. John's.To follow Writer Nick Mancini on Twitter go here: @nickmanceNo...

The Surprisingly Entertaining NHL Draft; Could The NBA And NFL Learn Something?

The NBA Draft will take place on Thursday night and it will again be a huge moment in the future of the Cleveland Cavaliers. In Cleveland, pro sports draft nights are often the biggest days of the sports calendar. The NBA Draft is great theater, and at the very least, an entertaining fashion show that will ripen in the archives. Once again, this year’s NBA Draft will be held in...

NBA Mock Draft: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist To Cavs In Latest Chad Ford Projection

Chad Ford released the eighth version of his 2012 mock draft on Friday, and the ESPN scout thinks the Cavaliers will have their choice of Harrison Barnes and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist at No. 4. Ford predicts Thomas Robinson will go to Charlotte at No. 2 and the Wizards will scoop up Brad Beal at No. 3, leaving Chris Grant with a delectable choice between the two wing players to run...
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