So David Blatt Wasn’t The Problem After All

As coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, David Blatt amassed an 83-40 (.674) record over the course of one and a half seasons.  His firing on January 22nd of this year came after 41 games. The Cavs were 30-11 (.732). They were the best team in the East. Five months later, after  making the Finals, the…

No Sympathy For LeBron James

For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required, and to whom much has been committed, of him they will ask the more LeBron James, the 13-year veteran and NBA champion, Olympian and superstar, wants the luxury of crafting his own image without commentary or complaint. Once upon a time, he…

Report: LeBron James Engineered Blatt Departure

Earlier this week, ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst, on his podcast, said that LeBron James was the most passive-aggressive leader he had ever covered in pro sports. Passive-aggressive? Does that fit LeBron James? A passive-aggressive person is someone who gets what they want by pretending to please someone while behind the scenes operating on a total…

Cavs Drama: They Fire David Blatt, Hire Tyronn Lue

An awkward tenure just got the oxygen pulled. David Blatt, who was hired to coach a young Cavaliers team, including first round pick Andrew Wiggins, even though he had never coached a NBA game, was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tyronn Lue is the new head coach, offered a multi-year deal. (The firing was first…

NBA Coaches On the Hot Seat (Eastern Conference)

Despite the cream of the crop Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls keeping up appearances, the Eastern Conference is still inferior. Throw in the Hawks, Heat and Wizards and that’s as far as the NBA depth chart will take you on any given night. Toronto will have its moments of grandeur but are not a serious contender.…