There were hints of it last night in Orlando when the Cavaliers were less than sharp in closing out the Orlando Magic after taking a huge lead. But in Miami, missing Kevin Love for a second straight night and on a back-to-back, the Cavaliers got blasted by the Heat for the second time this season in
Miami Heat president Pat Riley did a pretty comprehensive chat with Ethan Skolnick at The Bleacher Report and it’s a fascinating read for Cavs fans. Riley is an undeniably talented executive who I think most Cavs fans had cast as akin to The Emperor in Star Wars. It was so easy to do with the
I know you were all waiting with baited breath to find out this bit of news. Dwyane Wade has been out injured, and it was previously reported that he wouldn’t make the trip to Cleveland for Wednesday’s showdown in Cleveland. Apparently, that report was either wrong or premature. Ira Winderman reports that Wade is on
Dion Waiters had plenty of chances to shine in Cleveland, but apparently the perception is that he was persona non grata in the Cavaliers locker room. When asked about how he plans to integrate Waiters in to the Oklahoma City Thunder offense following Monday night’s trade, reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant had the following to
So—this happened. From the same Little Better To Do folks who brought you all of the truth-seeking videos regarding LeBron James and his stripped triple-doubles comes a video thread that claims to include some cryptic dialogue between the Cavaliers star and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade. Right around the 2:50 mark, the post author insists
It’s going to be a long season, you guys.
Prior to the Cavaliers taking the floor against the Pacers in Cincinnati, LeBron James shared his opinion on the length of the NBA season. Namely, LeBron James says that he and his peers think it is too long. “The minutes don’t mean anything,” he said. “We can play 50-minute games if we had to. It’s
Chris Bosh probably knows more than anyone what Kevin Love is going to be going through this year in Cleveland. The parallels are a well-worn path at this point, but that’s because the comparisons between Bosh and Kevin Love are apt. Bosh joined Dwyane Wade and LeBron James as Kevin Love joins LeBron and Kyrie
The Cleveland Cavaliers are pursuing LeBron James and a lot of that has to do (obviously) with what is happening in Miami. Well, try and figure out how the chess pieces move with this bit of information. Chris Bosh was supposedly willing to take less money in Miami, but now he’ll have to do it
It’s Friday, the World Cup is happening and it’s summer time. What are we really waiting for? The time is now. ***** I thought I’d start this week with something personal. I know nothing about parenting really. Like most of the rest of you who have done this or are doing it, there are a
Are you in tune with DiamondView? Well if you’re a Tribe fan, you should be. It’s been discussed in the past, but given a recent post by Cleveland’s Alex Kaufmann over at ESPN’s Sweetspot Blog, it’s worth bringing up again. DiamondView is the team’s proprietary analytical tool that has led to decisions from not extending
There’s a GIF (pronounced Jiff) going viral right now where Dwyane Wade catches the basketball and takes seven steps without dribbling. It is kind of sad for the NBA, but funny at the same time. Because this is the modern world and the Internet exists, it is starting to take on even more new lives.
Scott started off the day making fun of my Keurig machine. After that we talked a lot about sports and a bit about neckties and contrived fashion. Keurig machines and how communist they are Neckties and bow ties The idea that the necktie is a marker at all is strange The band concert uniform Suspenders
Brian and I decided to talk a little basketball today after the movie podcast. But, I’m posting the basketball podcast first, so you can pretend like it happened before the movie podcast… which will be posted later. Breaking down the Heat game 2 vs. the Spurs LeBron has fulfilled his potential as a player and
Jordan had Pippen, Kobe had Shaq,1 and hell even Skywalker had Solo. No matter how amazing or perfect someone may be, everyone needs help. LeBron was chastised for heading down to South Beach to team up with an NBA Finals MVP and a reptilion all-star. He was branded scared, afraid, and a coward for running
While I had Andrew on the line, I couldn’t let him get away with just talking about music. In addition to the music podcast, we spent a few minutes talking about the NBA, specifically the Miami Heat streak. We also talked about the Cavaliers and Byron Scott and losing big leads with inferior teams. Check
Ask most NBA players when the second night of a back-to-back stint rears its ugly head and they will tell you that it is halftime that opens the floodgates of fatigue and flatness. The legs slowly slip into states of wobble, the mind desires an alternative path rendering the simplest of instinctual motor skills a voluntary chore.
As you may know from being a WFNY reader, the WFNY writers have a daily email chain that can linger on and on. Sometimes, we’ll discuss prom jokes and other unsurprisingly immature topics for a group of 10+ males. But also, we really have some great discussions off the cuff about sports. Today, we bring
One of the hardest lessons I learned from the LeBron James situation in Cleveland is that I can’t let anyone have that kind of control over me ever again. The power that LeBron James had over Cleveland was granted to him by people just like you and me. Sure, it was augmented by Phil Knight
I don’t usually go outside the realm of Cleveland sports for my topics, but I just couldn’t resist this one. While searching through pieces last night for inclusion in While We’re Waiting this morning, I came across a piece at Ball Don’t Lie about a pair of NBA stars that believe they should be paid