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The other shoe

The Cavaliers have unjammed their logs at power forward: The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded power forward J.J. Hickson to the Sacramento Kings for swingman Omri Casspi and Sacramento’s protected first-round pick in the 2012 NBA draft. The teams apparently sought … Continue reading

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Sipping that post-draft Kool-Aid

As each day goes by, the more I talk myself into the Cavs’ draft.  I mean, did you know ESPN did a Sports Science on Tristan Thompson!? Athletic! Not that the segment itself matters (OMG, he planted with 1,300 lbs … Continue reading

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Other People’s Thoughts

Jason Lloyd, Akron Beacon Journal: * The Cavs insist Thompson was their top target with the No. 4 pick from the start. Whether or not that is true will never be known, but it was clear they were scared off by … Continue reading

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To be continued…

They can’t be done, can they? It’s hard to judge this draft without seeing the Cavs’ subsequent moves.  This team currently has four point guards (Kyrie Irving, Baron Davis, Ramon Sessions, Boobie Gibson) and five power forwards (JJ Hickson, Tristan … Continue reading

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[Some kind of ‘draft’ pun]

I really have no idea what the Cavs are going to do Thursday night (and neither do Kyrie Irving or Derrick Williams). I also have no idea what I even want the Cavs to do. Well, unless Terry Pluto’s dream … Continue reading

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I’m still alive, but barely

Sorry for the lack of posts this past week or so, I’ve been out of town. I’ve slept in cars (both moving and stationary), in tents, on the floor, on a couch, on a plane and just plane passed out in … Continue reading

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Mavs-Heat II

First of all, I’m not surprised that the Heat closed it out in Chicago. LeBron James is really fucking good at basketball. As I said on podcavs, it certainly isn’t out of the question for these guys to gel for … Continue reading

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