- Barkevious Mingo and whether or not the Browns grabbed the right guy
- Passing up the trade with New Orleans
- The lack of stats in college for Mingo
- How did LSU use Mingo?
- Cornerback and Leon McFadden
- Ray Horton and where he’ll use Barkevious Mingo
- Mingo working on the same side as Desmond Bryant
- Jabaal Sheard and his versatility
- Leon McFadden and whether he can be the #2 instantly
- Browns trading picks and how they did value-wise
- Shamarko Thomas and how good he can be
- Thomas’ recklessness and potential for staying on the field
- Slaughter and his chance to start over Tashaun Gipson
- Kerry Rhodes and whether they should call him
- Armonty Bryant and his character issues
- Garrett Gilkey from Chadron State
- Davone Bess and just how solid he can be
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What a night for Cleveland sports.
First, Kyrie Irving came back for the Cavaliers.
Then, while the game was going on, the Indians made what appears to be a stellar trade.
And then, just for good measure, the Cavaliers beat the Lakers.
It was evident from the beginning just how much Irving was missed. Kyrie wasted no time in making his impact felt and the Cavaliers opened up a huge 54-39 lead at the half. The Lakers would fight and claw their way back into this game, and they set up an awesome 4th quarter showdown between Kyrie Irving and Kobe Bryant. In the end, the Cavaliers made just enough plays down the stretch to hang on and get the win.
Anderson Varejao fell 1 rebound short of yet another double-double but finished with 20 points. CJ Miles, starting for the still injured Dion Waiters, had by far the best game of his career with 28 points. And Kyrie tied Miles for the team high with 28 of his own to go with his 11 assists and 6 rebounds.
Kobe Bryant was incredible as always with 42 points, but it really did feel like Kobe was playing by himself against the Cavaliers. Credit to Tristan Thompson for some good defense on Dwight Howard, and Tyler Zeller was especially impressive on defense in this game as the Cavaliers were content to force Kobe to do everything himself.
Huge win for the Cavaliers and a huge morale boost to do it with Kyrie Irving back in the lineup.
|M. World Peace||F||35:37||5-12||2-6||1-4||-9||3||9||0||3||1||1||2||3||13|
|Percentages||.413||.259||.625||Team Rebounds: 9|
|E. Clark||DNP – Coach’s Decision|
|P. Gasol||DNP – Coach’s Decision|
|R. Sacre||DNP – Coach’s Decision|
|Percentages||.440||.407||.577||Team Rebounds: 11|
|K. Jones||DNP – Coach’s Decision|
|D. Sloan||DNP – Coach’s Decision|
|L. Walton||DNP – Coach’s Decision|