Happy Tuesday WFNY! All in all, I’d say it’s been a pretty solid week since last Tuesday. Kevin Love agreed to return, Iman Shumpert is locked up, and now even Mo Williams is back! I don’t really know what to make of this return from Mo. On the one hand, from a purely sentimental aspect,
One of my running jokes throughout the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season, which was rife with melodrama both real and manufactured, was that the Cavaliers were starring in a soap opera called As the Cavs Turn. On a team with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love, everything was viewed as newsworthy. Was Kevin Love fitting “in” or “out”?
Happy Tuesday WFNY! Tonight is a big night for the NBA. Or, well, I guess it’s technically tomorrow? I don’t know. However you want to look at it, at 12:01 am tonight/tomorrow morning, NBA free agency officially kicks off. Last year was a pretty nervous time for a lot of Cavs fans. Even right up
Happy Thursday, Cleveland, Ohio (original); Cleveland, Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Mexico; and Cleveland, Wherever the Hell You Live (not to be confused with Cleveland, Alabama, which has no figurative connection to Cleveland, Ohio).1 May your day be wonderful and full of Ws. Continue to colonize the earth in the name of Cleveland. (We’re
Happy Tuesday WFNY! What do you guys want to talk about today? The NBA season is officially over, now. And to be honest, I’m not in much of a mood to rehash the season right now. It was a great season, and it was so much fun watching this team grow and build something together.
There was only one way it could ever end. From the moment the playoffs began, the stakes were as high as could be: this wasn’t going to be as meaningless as something like ending world poverty or brain surgery, this was sports.1 And the possible outcomes were binary for the City of Cleveland: Either the Cavaliers
The Cavaliers fell short of the NBA Championship and that’s sad, but overall it was a good season. You’d think that once the shock of it all being over wears off, there would be mostly good things to say. In their post-season media availability, David Griffin bemoaned the lack of a positive narrative as he
Happy Tuesday WFNY! It’s happy for now, anyway. But will it still be a happy Tuesday later this evening? Is anyone else having a hard time focusing on or thinking about anything other than this Finals series? Man, this series has only been five games so far, and I’m already completely fried. Emotionally, physically, spiritually.
It started the minute we stepped onto the L train from Midway. It was hot. Cramped. My friends and I piled into the overly crowded car, suitcases in hand. Hanger (that’s hunger-induced anger) was setting in, and patience was wearing thin. A man in Spongebob swimtrunks and mismatched socks noticed my friend’s blue and orange
Cleveland Cavaliers – 91 Golden State Warriors – 104 Golden State leads series 3-2 Box Score Alright, deep breaths everyone. If this plane’s going down, it’s going down. Freaking out and blaming all of the other passengers won’t prevent the plane from going down; nor will accusing them of secretly hoping the plane goes down.
Golden State Warriors – 103 Cleveland Cavaliers – 82 NBA Finals tied 2-2 Box Score Well that wasn’t as fun as Tuesday’s game, was it? After an incredible team effort and rambunctious crowd blasted the Cavaliers to interstellar heights after a Game 3 victory to take a 2-1 series lead over the Warriors, they came
Happy Thursday, folks. Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors is Thursday night, so no need for the pleasantries. We all need immediate distraction to occupy our brain-thoughts, so while we’re waiting… . The legend of Matthew Dellavedova/Outback Jesus/The Delly Lama/The Cleveland Wombat/The Saucy Aussie/The St. Mary-ian
The Cavs have the lead in the NBA Finals 2-1. Brian Spaeth was at the game and I was at a bar. We discuss everything. Brian Spaeth after Game 3 of the NBA Finals Can’t sleep after a playoff game Going to the game itself was the best sporting event Brian’s ever gone to Game
“Betting on the success of innovative technologies in the marketplace can carry all the uncertainty and risk that betting on the next card in the deck does at a blackjack table in Las Vegas. There is a factor of randomness that must be factored in, but precisely how to do so is anyone’s guess.” –
Golden State Warriors – 91 Cleveland Cavaliers – 96 Cavs lead NBA Finals 2-1 Box Score In a postgame interview following Game 2 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James bestowed upon his Cleveland Cavaliers — who had just tied their series with the Golden State Warriors at 1-1 — with the nickname “the Grit Squad.”
Happy Tuesday WFNY! First and foremost, a most sincere thank you to Mr Bode for filling in for me last Tuesday. I spent a week enjoying the great Smoky Mountains (and all the tourist trap glory of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, too, or course). Not only would it have been tough to do WWW at
After a hot start in the NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving left Thursday’s Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors with an apparent knee injury. The team announced on Friday afternoon that Irving had an MRI that revealed he had a fractured left knee cap. In the coming days, Irving will have surgery
As the Cleveland Cavaliers look forward to Sunday after a dismaying Game 1 loss in the NBA Finals, things look bleak for our heroes. The Cleveland Cavaliers are outnumbered, outgunned, and outpaced by the formidable Golden State Warriors: the Cavaliers’ third scoring option has been sidelined since the end of April and the team’s second
The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to bounce back on Sunday, but according to Jon Barry in an interview with Dan Patrick, they’re not counting on Kyrie Irving to be a part of it. Barry couldn’t pinpoint which injury has the Cavaliers so worried, but he heard someone say that they think he’s done. “I heard
Perhaps it was because he never anticipated a career playing professional basketball, or maybe it was because of his upbringing and personal philosophy, or it could have just been a coincidence resulting from a series of decisions that served his career and personal interests at the time — but for whatever reason, Steve Kerr’s basketball