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Zydrunas Ilgauskas reportedly mentoring Joel Embiid at Sixers training camp

If there’s one big man who knows a thing or two about going on to a long, productive career despite being hampered by foot issues early on, it’s retired NBA great Zydrunas Ilgauskas. Now he’s looking to pass along some of that knowledge over to Sixers big man Joel Embiid. According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday, Ilgauskas is present at the opening...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Zydrunas Ilgauskas considering a return?

Could the No. 11 jersey be coming down from the rafters? Tony Rizzo of ESPN Cleveland (WKNR/850 AM) reports that long-time center Zydrunas Ilgauskas is considering a return to the Cavaliers, eying up a role for “10-to-15 minutes per night.” .@TheRealTRizzo: Zydrunas Ilgauskas is attempting a comeback to the NBA. #Cavs Listen to The Really Big Show on http://t.co/l1VfrW2yk5 ...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Cavaliers’ incredible 3D pre-game projection

From the night the Cleveland Cavaliers retired the jersey of Zydrunas Ilgauskas, the company which projected the 3D  imagery seen during the halftime celebration—Quince Imaging—released footage of their incredible pre-game display. This projection system cost an exorbitant amount of money, so it’s easy to understand the lack of cost-effectiveness, but the fact that this technology...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ jersey retirement ceremony in pictures

— Images via David Liam Kyle/NBAE Getty and Amy Wesler
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

For Cleveland, Z will always be more than just a letter

Zydrunas Ilgauskas is what most of us can only hope to be: He can influence the masses without saying a word. Yet in many ways, Ilgauskas is like you and me, except for the fact he stands 7-foot-3. He is the NBA's version of Mr. Everyman, a regular guy who anyone would want as a friend, and best of all, someone who would probably give you a shot if you asked. He is not perfect, and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs tweet preview for Ilgauskas ceremony

In just under two days, Zydrunas Ilgauskas will be honored by the Cleveland Cavaliers and his No. 11 will take its' place in the rafters. The ceremony for 'Big Z' is sure to be quite the party and the Cavs tweeted out a small preview of the planned imagery on Thursday night. Covering the entire court gives a whole knew meaning to the nickname 'Big Z'.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs provide clue of Zydrunas Ilgauskas retirement imagery

On Thursday night, roughly 48 hours before Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ No. 11 is placed in the rafters forever, the Cleveland Cavaliers tweeted out a sneak peak of special celebratory imagery that will grace the floor at The Q. The retirement ceremony is set to tip off during a special 18-minute halftime on Saturday night when the Cavaliers play host to the New York Knicks. Fans are encouraged...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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