They say box scores don’t tell the whole story. Behind The Box Score is a new series where from time to time we will attempt to look behind the box score and tell more of the complete story of what happened in the game. There are ugly games in the NBA. Teams have ugly wins.
They say box scores don’t tell the whole story. Behind The Box Score is a new series where from time to time we will attempt to look behind the box score and tell more of the complete story of what happened in the game. In Game 1, the Cavaliers played like a Mike Brown team.
“It was much pleasanter at home, when one wasn’t always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits. I almost wish I hadn’t gone down the rabbit-hole – and yet – and yet – it’s rather curious, you know, this sort of life!” — Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Following NBA
I keep trying to tell myself to remember that it’s still early in the season. And then I quickly try to forget that fact. It’s far too early in the season to be this frustrated. Particularly when none of us expected the Cavaliers to be any good this season anyway. I predicted before the season
Is it better to play poorly and win or to play well and lose? The Cleveland Cavaliers (4-14, 13th in the East) have lost quite a few games I’m not sure they deserved to lose this season. The Cavaliers are going through something of an identity crisis at the moment. Or they are a pretty
You knew this game would be tough to win, with the Cavaliers starting backcourt out with injuries and the Pistons playing good basketball as of late. For a while, that’s exactly what happened, with the Cavaliers falling behind by 20 points in the first half and trailing by 17 at the half. In the 4th
So here we are again. Another season, another never ending stream of talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers trading Anderson Varejao. It’s not surprising. Exhausting? Sure. But not surprising. Any time you’re a young, rebuilding team and you have a top level player in his prime, it’s only natural that there will be speculation about trading
It was a rough weekend for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as they dropped both of their games Friday and Saturday night. The Cavaliers showed us two very different types of losses, though. Friday night against Chicago was a reprise of the song we heard so many times last season. The Cavaliers fell behind by 16 in
On opening night, the Cleveland Cavaliers gave us all a glimpse of some of the highlights, and just a few of the lowlights, that we can expect to see this season. Friday night, as the Cavaliers host the Chicago Bulls, the question will be about consistency. Against the Wizards on Tuesday, we what the Cavaliers
Now that Summer League has come and gone, things are probably going to be mostly quiet on the Cleveland Cavaliers homefront until training camp starts in late September/early October. Sure, the Cavaliers will likely sing restricted free agent Alonzo Gee at some point, they still have to decide whether or not to pick up Daniel
In the midst of watching the Cavaliers’ incredible comeback against the Celtics, I was also keeping one eye on Twitter. (On a side note, I don’t know how those of you who tweet during games do it…I always feel like anytime I try to tweet during games, I feel less connected and distracted from the
The losing streak may be over, but for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the season itself is far from over. Even amongst the talk of trades, draft positioning, and draft prospects, for the franchise itself, taking stock of which players have value moving forward should still be a priority. Beyond simply weighing who should or should not
Boston Celtics (1-0) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (0-0) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Wednesday, October 27, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM The Cleveland Cavaliers begin a new journey tonight. Although the result of their path is as unclear as I can ever recall it being, just having the ability to begin down the path brings excitement.
(Cleveland 99 – Miami 89 Box) As Dwyane Wade drove toward the basket, you could see he was starting to lose control of his body as he so often does. It usually ends with Dwyane Wade flying every which way, firing up a circus shot that has at least a 30% chance of going in
It is a season to remember thus far, that’s for sure. Terry Pluto thinks this could be the greatest Cavs team ever. Now this quote comes from CNN/SI’s latest power rankings (the Cavs are number 2 this week.) “Cleveland has been so good, they haven’t needed LeBron in the fourth quarter,” an advance scout told me
Cleveland Cavaliers’ Anderson Varejao Not Playing For Team Brazil In The Upcoming Summer Olympics It’s been no secret that the Cleveland Cavaliers organization does not want Zydrunas Ilgauskas to play for Lithuania in the summer olympics in Beijing this August. Worried about his health and the ability of his infamous feet to withstand such little
Cavaliers Forward Set To Return Tonight Anderson Varejao, the Cavaliers forward who has been out since January 27th with a sprained ankle, will be back tonight barring a setback at shoot around, according to the Akron Beacon Journal’s Brian Windhorst. Meanwhile, center Zydrunas Ilgauskas is suffering from a cold and is now listed as questionable