Author Archives: Luke Ross

LeBron and Hughes among the least improved candidates

John Hollinger, an ESPN.com editor listed in his article today(subscription required) players that have taken the biggest steps backward. The article titled “Kirilenko, LeBron among Least Improved candidates” picks 15 players who have disappointed him the most, based not only

John Amaechi is coming out of the closet

John Amaechi is now the first NBA player to come out publicly.He is scheduled to appear on ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Sunday, and his autobiography “Man in the Middle,” will be released Feb. 14. Amaechi, 36, who is British,

Shannon Brown is back healthy

Shannon Brown took part in his first full practice in more than a month Tuesday. His left leg, which suffered a deep bone bruise in practice Dec. 29, finally is allowing him to move without pain. He has been inactive

Gerald Levert to be honored at the Q after game tonight

A reception and pre-release party for Levert’s upcoming CD will follow the Cleveland Cavaliers game at the Q. Levert is a Cleveland rhythm & blues legend who died late last year. A dedicate a section of East 25th Street will

Hughes might be on the trading block

Larry Hughes sometimes publicly but more so privately been grumbling about the way he’s used, and he is upset because it isn’t the situation he thought he was signing up for when he left the Washington Wizards. At some point

Damon Jones gets his wish

League sources have indicated that Damon Jones is expected to be invited to take part in the Three-Point Shootout on All-Star Saturday in Las Vegas. On Monday, he stayed after practice and set up ball racks to work on the

Lebron is working on his free throws

In the last 10 games, Lebron made just 59 of 98 free throws, Shaq-like statistics that have dropped his average from the line to 68 percent, that is 7 points below his career average. James is determined to fix this

February, an entertaining month for Cavaliers fans, and all of the NBA

February schedule is going to be very entertaining for us Cavaliers’ fans and the rest of the NBA. 7 of the 12 games are going to be on National TV.  Three times on TNT, and three Sundays on ABC. We