The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row
Earlier this week, the Charlotte Hornets threw their hat in the ring for the right to host an upcoming NBA All-Star Game. A joint statement was released by the team and the recently founded non-profit Charlotte Sports Foundation. Charlotte, which did not have a franchise from 2002-04, last hosted the All-Star Game back in 1991.
The Cavaliers started out playing great basketball on both ends of the court. In the 3rd quarter they extended the lead to 18 points at 81-63. Then they turned the offense switch to the “Off” position, and with with just under 7 minutes remaining in the game, Greivis Vasquez hit a three point shot to
What an interesting game. The Cavaliers started this game off with an unbelievable 1-for-50000000 shooting night. Well, ok, it was really like 1-12, but still, it was awful. The Cavaliers were in danger of being down 20 points in the 1st quarter. But they rallied back to end the quarter with a run to close
The Cavaliers welcomed Dion Waiters back to the lineup in this one, but it would make little difference as Cleveland once again lost to Cavalier Kryptonite, the Toronto Raptors. This one was close through 3 quarters, but the Raptors pulled away in the 4th quarter to snap their 11 game road losing streak. The Cavaliers
It doesn’t seem like that long ago. It was the day after Christmas, a time of hope, inspiration, and holiday cheer. And on that Monday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers walked from the swirl of the unknown into reality. We didn’t know what to expect of this team. Kyrie Irving wasn’t the Irving we know today.
The NBA is all about matchups. Some teams you match up well against, others you don’t. The Cavaliers, for whatever reason, just do not match up well with Toronto. Usually it’s obvious to see why a team doesn’t match up well with another. That’s not the case with this one. I can’t really put my
The Cleveland Cavaliers (16-23, 10th in the East) will try to keep their 3 game winning streak going Tuesday night when they host the Toronto Raptors (13-28, 13th in the East). The Raptors have lost 2 straight games and have won just 6 of the 19 games they’ve played since February 1. Before the Cavaliers
Revenge will be on the mind of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Well, perhaps for everyone except Tristan Thompson. For Thompson, this game will be a homecoming game. The Brampton, Ontario native will be playing his first professional game in his home province when the Cleveland Cavaliers (3-2) try to avenge their season opening loss to the
Normally December 26 is a day for Christmas Hangover. It often involves travelling, unpacking, laundry, shopping/returning, and just in general lamenting that the Christmas holiday is over. This year, however, we’re lucky. This year, we get to experience the start of the 2011-12 Cleveland Cavaliers season. Things get started at 7:00 at The Q against
It’s been a rough last 12 months to be a loyal sports fan in Cleveland, Ohio. From The Decision to The Injury to The Mangini, it seems that every single franchise has had its individual decade worth of failures condensed within their respective past season. Thinking about such a concept and comparing it to the
Cleveland Cavaliers (1-0) vs Toronto Raptors (0-1) Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON Friday, October 29, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM The Cleveland Cavaliers try to keep their momentum going from their emotional win Wednesday night as they travel north to take on the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors can relate to the Cavaliers more than any
Toronto Raptors (38-38) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (60-16) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Tuesday, April 6, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM I would give anything to feel as good about losing to the Celtics as the Cavaliers do. Whereas I saw a team that continues to get worse and worse at the FT line, continues to
Cleveland Cavaliers (0-1) vs Toronto Raptors (0-0) Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON Wednesday, October 28, 2009 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM The Cleveland Cavaliers have to begin their schedule this year with 4 games in the first 5 nights. Normally that would be a bad thing, but after Tuesday night’s loss to the Celtics, it’s clear
Toronto Raptors (19-30) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (37-9) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Tuesday, February 3, 2009 7:00 PM EST FSNOH/WTAMbox Tonight the Cavaliers try to make it 23 for 23 at the Q as they take on the struggling Toronto Raptors. This game had the potential to be especially interesting with all the Chris Bosh
Scott already touched on this briefly in this morning’s edition of While We’re Waiting, but I wanted to expand on this a little bit. This rumor is going to send shockwaves around the NBA, particularly in any city that houses an NBA title contender. In case you’re unaware of what we’re talking about, according to
The Cleveland Cavaliers experienced a night full of history, and in the meantime pushed their newest winning streak to 9 games by topping the Toronto Raptors. Raptors 94 Cavaliers 114 [box] Nine wins in a row. All nine by a margin of at least 12 points. No team…ever…in the history of the NBA…has ever pulled
Toronto Raptors (8-11) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (17-3) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Tuesday, December 9, 2008 7:00 PM EST FSNOH/NBATV/WTAM Tonight looks to be a historic night at the Q when the Cavaliers take on the struggling Raptors. The Cavaliers will look for their 9th straight win and 17th out of their last 18 games.
Fire Sale on Raptors Point Guards Before we get too far ahead of ourselves, I want to point out that I am not yet ready to start talking about the Cavaliers’ offseason. We’ve still got a Championship to try to win. Ok, now that you’ve had your morning comedic relief, lets get to the story
Toronto Raptors (35-33) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (39-30) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Friday, March 21, 2008 7:30 PM EST FSN OH/WTAM History will be made Friday night at the Q when the Cavaliers take on the Toronto Raptors. With just 5 points, LeBron James will overtake Brad Daugherty as the Cavaliers all-time leading scorer. I