Courtside at Quicken Loans Arena is often a who’s who among local Clevelanders, but many of those still heading down to The Q for games have been sitting in those seats for the past seven years. One new addition this year is Browns cornerback Joe Haden who not only taking in several games this season but has been one of the team’s biggest supporters, often clad in Cavaliers gear while cheering on the Wine and Gold. If you’re ever on the lookout, Haden is the one with the “Gator Boy” pendant that can be seen from Loudville.
As if adding fans in a 12-win season was not shocking enough, the best part of Haden’s story as a Cavalier fan is that the up-and-coming defensive back had never been to an NBA game prior to being selected seventh overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. [Read more...]