Author Archives: David Friedman

Savor This Sunday’s Matchup Between LeBron and Kobe

This Sunday’s showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and L.A. Lakers should be savored for many reasons: the teams only meet twice a year, this may be an NBA Finals preview and the superstar matchup between LeBron James and Kobe Bryant

Cavs Have Weathered the Injury Storm

Zydrunas Ilgauskas may be returning to action as soon as Thursday. Even though the Cavs obviously missed his length, his physical presence in the paint and his shooting touch, they scraped together enough wins during his absence to still contend

Cleveland’s Mettle Will be Tested Now

When a player who has just produced 28 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists correctly terms that performance “probably my worst game of the season” you know that player is very good. LeBron James, who also had a season-high eight

The Potential Impact of Big Z’s Injury

The left ankle injury that Zydrunas Ilgauskas suffered versus Philadelphia on December 10 when he landed on former Cav Donyell Marshall’s foot was originally diagnosed as a sprain but further tests have revealed that he actually has a small fracture

Cavs Wear Down Rockets for 14th Straight Home Victory

In a matchup of two defensive minded teams with legitimate championship aspirations, Cleveland defeated Houston, 99-90. LeBron James bounced back from a sluggish first half (eight points, two rebounds, two assists, five turnovers) to finish with game-high totals in points

Cavs Are “Mo” Better

The three bedrock foundation blocks for the Cavs in recent years have been defense, rebounding and LeBron James’ brilliance. The Cavs currently lead the league in point differential while ranking second in defensive field goal percentage and third in rebounding

Cavs Set Individual and Team Records in 114-94 Win Over Toronto

The wins and records just keep piling up for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who improved to 18-3 with a 114-94 victory over the Toronto Raptors. LeBron James had 31 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals, surpassing Mark Price’s franchise

Cavs Rout Listless Knicks, 119-101

Some people considered Tuesday night’s Cleveland-New York game to be a chance for the Knicks to showcase why LeBron James should sign with them in two years but it rapidly turned into a good demonstration of why the NBA’s leading