Video: FOX Sports compares LeBron James and Michael Jordan

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With the NBA Playoffs comes comparisons, and in today’s game, there’s no better than LeBron James and Michael Jordan. During Tuesday night’s Cavs-Celtics game, Turner Sports’ Rachel Nichols reported that James’ son brought up that his dad, who had passed Michael Jordan in all-time playoff assists, could not beat Jordan “in much of anything else.”

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Are You (Playoff) Experienced?

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Although it feels unfamiliar after a four-season hiatus, Cleveland Cavalier fans are starting to see players at home and across the NBA start to limber up their playoff bodies. LeBron James starts to post up more at the expense of some of his more ill-advised three-point heaves; Dwyane Wade mulls more bizarre and experimental Dr. Frankenstein-like treatments on his bad knees;

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Forget the NBA playoffs; let’s realign the “target demographic”: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Monday, kids. Is it pretty safe to say that March is going out like a lion? April will bring us crummy things like tax deadlines and such, but come this time next month, we’ll be fully ingrained in the NBA Playoffs, the MLB regular season and NFL Draft talk. Buckle up, you guys…It’s going

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On the 25th anniversary of Michael Jordan dropping 69 on the Cavs

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What if I told you that Mark Price and Craig Ehlo would combine for 57 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists against Michael Jordan and the vaunted Chicago Bulls? And that John “Hot Rod” Williams, coming off of the bench, would produce a fantasy owner’s dream—23 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and two blocks. How about Scottie Pippen,

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#CavsRank – No. 16 Ron Harper: the great Cavalier ‘what if’

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Welcome to #CavsRank, the illustrious ranking of the best all-time Cleveland Cavaliers players from some of your favorite Cavs bloggers. Today, Ohio native Ron Harper checks in at No. 16.  “Cleveland, to this day, would have had better success if they would have kept Ron Harper, because he was one of the guys who gave

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The Masters: Crossed Off My Bucket List

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Like most big time sports fans, I have a bucket list. I have been lucky enough to cross a few things off in the past decade. But plenty of things remain. Seeing the Browns play in a Super Bowl in person is certainly at the top. I would love to go to the U.S. Open

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The Diff: Kyrie Irving’s potential

Today marks the start of a new era: The Diff, where I’ll write lots and lots about sports stats. Kudos to friend and fantasy football semifinalist Marc Sugerman for coming up with the article name, a shoutout to the Q’s scoreboard. And thanks as always to Mike Brenkus for the design. For my first-ever edition

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Chad Ford likes Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (a lot)

Now that the NBA Draft lottery is complete we’re full steam ahead into draft talk. The Cavaliers might have a chance at Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and if they do, you can expect them to get a very good draft grade from Chad Ford if and when he issues that fateful letter. This is all in spite

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On ESPN, Bias and Cleveland Misery Montages

Last night as the Indians were battling the New York Yankees on the 4th of July, ESPN personality trotted out a little statement about Cleveland.  Predictably, the people of Cleveland on Twitter started attacking.  I actually don’t know who Dari Nowkhah is.  This isn’t to discredit him or somehow make him less of an authority

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Jordan on LeBron’s Decision: ‘You Don’t Even Know the Half of It’

Nearly three weeks have passed since LeBron announced that he was leaving.  The Cavs joined the trade season this week and the front office, despite Dan Gilbert’s letter, quickly moved on from LeBron as they worked the phones, scouted Summer League, and stood their ground in negotiations with free agents.  The fans, while they will

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Can The Cavaliers Exceed Expected Results in 2010-11?

By now we all know the Cavaliers are going to be a worse basketball team this year. That much is obvious, but what many of us are wondering is, just how much worse will they really be. The common guess I’ve heard repeatedly has been somewhere in the 35 win vicinity. But is there any

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While We’re Waiting… Thirsty Thursday Edition

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.  Today’s edition is loaded with links from those that joined us for last night’s Thirsty Thursday in Akron.  Good times. Now if we could just

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While We’re Waiting… Michael Jordan, Choo’s Duty and LeBron Day

While We’re Waiting serves up an 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. Some comments from Michael Jordan’s agent about the future of LeBron James: “‘I am a big LeBron James

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While We’re Waiting… Free Carlos Santana, Cavs Roster Revamps and MJ’s Shadow

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 Looking forward to June 1 more than July 1 (Or: FREE CARLOS!): “Carlos Santana is unreal. He homered twice in Columbus’ 5-1 win over

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While We’re Waiting… Watching LeBron, Indians’ Offense, and a Second-Day Mock

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 My wife sat beside me watching tonight’s Cavs game and LeBron’s fourth quarter domination. As we took in the show, she asked a very

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On LeBron James and Sports Hate

This might be the most obvious post I ever write.  Then again, I think it might be time to really talk about this a little bit.  With all the problems that the Wizards have today with Gilbert Arenas and the fact that their “big three” of Arenas, Jamison and Butler have failed to materialize as

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While We’re Waiting… LeBron’s Number Change, Mirror Lake Pictures, and 2010 NFL Draft

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 in the sidebar.   “If LeBron [James] truly decides to change his number, he has to file his intentions in early March with the league office. 

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LeBron James to Change Jersey Number

Back in February, we touched on the news that LeBron James was considering making a change in terms of his jersey number.  The discussion revolved around his number with the Cavaliers, 23, and his number in the Olympics, 6.  This morning, it appears that this decision has been made and would take effect next season.

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Larry Hughes Going Back to Cleveland? Um, No.

If there was a Mount Rushmore of NBA Writers, I’m not exactly sure who would all be on it. What I can tell you, though, is that one name that would probably get some consideration (in some circles) is Sam Smith. The former Chicago Tribune writer who covered the Bulls beat in the MJ era

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Michael Jordan and the Cleveland Cavaliers – A Labor of Hatred and Love

This upcoming weekend, the game of basketball will celebrate the enshrinement of its 50th Hall of Fame class. It’s hard to think of a better way to celebrate turning 50 than by inducting Vivian Stringer, David Robinson, John Stockton, Jerry Sloan, and Michael Jordan into its halls. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is often

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