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Cavs vs. Thunder Behind The Boxscore: HUH?!

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On the second night of a back-to-back against the best of the West following a tough loss to the Raptors, I gave the Cavaliers virtually no chance of competing tonight, let alone winning. But, they did exactly that, it was a star-studded effort for Kyrie Irving, who trumped the duo of Durant and Westbrook with

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Another Cavs blowout brings more ‘fire Byron Scott’ murmurs

Chris Grant, Kyrie Irving, Byron Scott

Any time your team is having a 22-47 season, it’s certain to elicit negative reactions from fans about the organization’s head coach. But it’s a very nuanced type of negativity when it deals with Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott. Multiple times this year — notably, after the team started 5-23 — fans have questioned

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Silver lining on the Varejao injury, the rebuild moves forward

Anderson Varejao

It’s hard not to feel some pain for Anderson Varejao after hearing the news that his knee contusion was in fact a torn muscle in his leg. Memories of Andy winning the game with a buzzer beating 3-pointer against Atlanta, and giving Ray Allen the business during a national televised game against the Celtics are two

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What kinds of fans is the NBA catering to now?

Durant Jersey

I want to root for the Cavaliers and the Cavaliers only. I’ve stated that a lot of times over the past year. I don’t want to watch superstar matchups on TNT and crack about Craig Sager and the boys back in the studio unless the Cavaliers are playing. This season that meant that I didn’t

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Cleveland Sports Quick Hitters

What do you do with those little pieces of news and information that really don’t warrant a full blown post? You bundle ‘em. I give you my Cleveland Sports Quick Hitters for the week- – Josh Cribbs is in the local news again, for comments about being sick of losing after the Cincinnati game. This

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David Bazan, LeBron James and Strange Negotiations

I kept true to my word last night for what turned out to be the final game of the NBA season, and I didn’t watch.  I had an exceptionally good distraction as one of my favorite musicians, David Bazan, was in Akron to show off his latest batch of songs.  Admittedly, David Bazan doesn’t care

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Big Sunday in the NBA: OKC / Memphis Game 7, Chicago / MIA Game 1

It all comes down to this. Win or go home.  Who wants it more?  These cliches and many others like them, while annoying, are to be expected frequently today from television pundits everywhere.   Whenever Game Seven’s emerge, like today’s when Memphis travels to OKC for a winner moves on tip at 3:30, these are the things people say to describe the event.  All true

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Kevin Durant is “Doing Things the Right Way”

In Cleveland, it is a rarity of epic proportions for a visiting team, player or fan to get applause from those in attendance. Shaquille O’Neal received some applause during his introduction on Cavaliers opening night.   Bernie Kosar’s Dallas Cowboys jersey may have sold more units in Cleveland than it did in Dallas. Omar Vizquel could

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NBA All-Star Saturday Open Thread

Daniel Gibson will be the sole Cleveland Cavaliers participant in NBA All-Star Weekend – deservedly or not – and he has his chance to shine Saturday night. Some of the league’s top dunkers, skills competition contestants and three-point bombers will fight for some cool trophies beginning at 8 p.m. tonight. Follow along as we see

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While We’re Waiting… Cavs/Thunder, Targeting Kyle Wilson, and the Future of Club Trillion

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com “Because if [LeBron James] scans out West, he’s seeing chaos that only can fuel the idea of Cleveland, woeful Cleveland, finally winning its first

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While We’re Waiting…Tribe in AL East, LeBron Unanimous MVP, NBA Scoring Title, Vickers on His Way Out?

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Tribe in AL East: “Circling back around to the Tribe… Imagine if the 1994 realignment landed the Wahoos alongside New York and Boston. Imagine

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While We’re Waiting… Windhorst on ESPN NY, NFL Draft and Efficient NBA Franchises

While We’re Waiting serves up an early morning breakfast buffet of WFNY-esque goodies for your daily viewing pleasure (on weekends too!!) Have something else you think we should see? Send it to our fancy tips email address at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Sportswriter extraordinary Brian Windhorst debuts on ESPN’s New York format with his take on LeBron’s business

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