LeBron In the Garden On A Friday Night

The Last One. A reminiscing Kobe Bryant calls it that. We call it Madison Square Garden. MSG. The epic basketball residence that welcomes its brilliant clan to perform the extraordinary. It is as Bryant referenced, hallowed basketball ground, the last place on earth where immortality whispers. It is the final repository of NBA achievement and the…

Cavs and Heat: This Is What We Know

Forevermore when the Cleveland Cavaliers play the Miami Heat the NBA page will turn backwards to 2010-14 and everything LeBron James and Dwayne Wade accomplished together and everything they failed to get done. The owners lockout was in part because of what James and Wade did by circumventing the process and cutting the owners out…

Who Won? The Cavs or Tristan Thompson

(Our Basketball Panel Answers Five Questions About Tristan Thompson) What do you make of DeMarcus Cousins tweet of ‘How Much’ after Tristan Thompson signed a five year $82 million dollar deal? Mallory Stith-Wheat: Twitter at it’s best. Cousins wrote what everyone else was thinking. So the Cavs are passing out lottery money. I want some.…

Will Kevin Love Return to Superstar Form?

The story of Kevin Love is one of heartbreak. Kevin Love was a top-10 player in Minnesota who averaged 26.1 points and 16.4 rebounds per game in 2013 with a PER of 26.9. His numbers in that season with the Timberwolves were incredible, putting him fourth in the league in points per game and third…

Who Wins The Thompson War? The Cavs Do, Of Course

With the recent report from the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the silence between the Cavs and Tristan Thompson’s people is getting icier by the minute, it makes you wonder who in this chess match money war is going to win. Furthermore, the question has to be asked: at the end of the day, will it…

LeBron James Questionable For Rest of Preseason

Early in the week LeBron James had an anti-inflammatory injection for back soreness, according to ESPN. If the Cavs end James preseason now, it wouldn’t be the worst thing to happen. In twelve days when the regular season starts, James is going to have to shoulder a larger than preferred burden because of injuries to Kyrie…

Tristan Thompson: What’s Next?

Previously, Tristan Thompson said he was going to accept the Cavaliers qualifying offer of $6.8 million and then leave Cleveland next summer. The first part of that threat is a non-starter. Thompson didn’t take the qualifying offer. It expired at midnight last night. Now he sits at home and waits for the phone to ring. He…