The last time Cavs fans saw Rose, he was leaving the United Center floor following a Matthew Dellavedova 19-point explosion in the second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. In fact, Rose’s Chicago Bulls have been sent packing four times in the last six years by a LeBron James-led oppoenent. With the Bulls hosting James
Many accused the Cleveland Cavaliers of gaining a split through the first four games of this series largely with smoke and mirrors. It seems like everyone has been either out of the lineup or slowed due to injury. In Game 5, however, the 1-2 punch of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving returned to the wine and
There will be lots and lots of things to say about the Cleveland Cavaliers and their victory in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semi-finals, but for now, this video does all the talking. The Cavaliers didn’t play particularly well and by many accounts didn’t do enough to win the game. In the end though,
The Cavaliers, despite the struggles from their All-Stars in Game 3, had a great chance to steal homecourt back from the Bulls. Derrick Rose and his banked three at the buzzer made sure that did not happen. However, I feel that it’s a good sign that the wine and gold’s role players and defensive gameplan
The Cleveland Cavaliers were off their offensive game in Game 3. With Kyrie Irving’s bad wheel and LeBron James battling turnover issues, not even J.R. Smith’s fourth quarter sharp-shooting could pull the Cavaliers through this game. In the end, Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose executed in the fourth quarter, and Rose’s long, banked three-pointer over
“If you have LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, you’re not shorthanded.” — Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau In Game 1, the Cleveland Cavaliers were missing a significant chunk of their offensive attack. However, it was ultimately their defensive strategy and execution that did them in, resulting in a seven-point home loss to the Chicago Bulls. Both Derrick
The Cleveland Cavaliers trailed by 12 points at the end of the first quarter in Game 1. They let Mike Dunleavy score 13 points in the first quarter on 5-of-5 shooting. LeBron scored 19 points and had 6 turnovers for the game. They were out-rebounded. They attempted eight more three-pointers than the Bulls but made three fewer.
As difficult as the last week has been coping with the loss of Kevin Love and the suspension of J.R. Smith, the Cleveland Cavaliers still have a series against the Chicago Bulls to play. Despite the letdown and uncertainty caused by Love’s injury and Smith’s suspension, the Cavaliers are still favorites to win the series,
The Cleveland Cavaliers are off for a week until they play again on Monday at The Q in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. With yesterday’s upset at the United Center, the Milwaukee Bucks remained alive and down 3-2 in their series against the Chicago Bulls for the right to face the Cavs. For most of the
Happy Tuesday WFNY! I was out of town over the weekend, and when I returned home on Sunday, I came back only to find that my TV and internet were both down. I made a quick call to AT&T’s customer service1, they ran some tests on their end, and they found they couldn’t ping a signal
Craig and Andrew got together in person in Columbus to talk about the Cavs and a bunch of other things. Ohio State versus Nebraska college basketball game Missing the Cavs game against Golden State The Cavs effort level across 82 games Derrick Rose’s injury and the league’s reaction to it How big a deal is
Cleveland Cavaliers fans know Kyrie Irving is great. Or at least they think he’s great, and vocally disseminate that opinion. Fans tend to favor the objects of their own affection in that way. But there’s become a large and confusingly obstinate sector of the basketball-viewing population that is convinced that Irving is less than a
The Cavaliers had a great opportunity on national television to take the lead in the Central Division and clinch the tiebreaker against their Central counterpart, the Chicago Bulls. But, shorthanded, they didn’t get any spectacular performances, and the Bulls certainly got a couple of their own as the Bulls maintained a respectable lead for most
Chicago Bulls (27-16) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (22-20) 108 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers have certainly had more than their fair share of ups and downs so far this season. There have been some serious struggles against much lesser teams. But on Monday night, the
Whenever a Cleveland team acquires a player and you don’t know a ton about him, you want to do some research. When I was searching out Iman Shumpert I came across this highlight of an Easter NBA game between the Knicks and Bulls where Shumpert’s assignment was to guard Derrick Rose for an entire game. Obviously,
Cleveland Cavaliers: 114 Chicago Bulls: 108 (Overtime) Box Score After a disappointing opening night where LeBron James and everybody played pretty tight, the Cavaliers had an incredibly formidable task on their hands: going into Chicago against their biggest threat in the Eastern Conference and trying to come out with a win. The Bulls are
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It’s the matchup three years in the making that all of us have been waiting to see. Well, sort of. On Monday night in Chicago, Kyrie Irving and Derrick Rose will play against one another in an NBA game for the first time. That’s the good news. The bad news is that neither player is
Andrew and I got rolling and in what seemed like a few minutes, 50 of those bad boys went floating by. We talked about some business of sports by comparing it to the business of the music industry. We talked about the NBA playoffs, the Cavs, the Browns draft and pretty much everything else other