The mighty Cleveland Cavaliers are one of just nine teams to be undefeated within the confines of their own home, toppling would-be contenders in the Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves in addition to the upstart Philadelphia 76ers. The woeful, scream-from-the-Twitter-mountaintops version of the Cleveland Cavaliers are one of just eight teams to have yet been dubbed victorious within the confines of an opponent’s abode, dropping contests to teams ranging from the undefeated Indiana Pacers all the way down to the somehow-still-in-the-league Charlotte Bobcats. The head-scratching, hope-emitting, angst-producing Cleveland Cavaliers are one of two teams (Chicago Bulls) to somehow belong to both groups.
There are countless ways to look at this bizarre Venn diagram, the angle and point of view largely derived by a formula which uses coffee and/or alcohol consumption, general outlook on life, and depth of Cleveland Sports Scorn as the independent variables. [Read more...]