Author Archives: GFO

James, Jump Shots and NBA Title

Perhaps the biggest development in the FIBA Americas Tournament  was the excellent jump shooting provided by LeBron James: 76 percent from the field and 23-for-37 from behind the arc. He capped things off by hitting eight 3-pointers against Argentina in

Anderson former Bobcat a Cavalier?

Former Charlotte Bobcat Alan Anderson has been working out with coach and trainer Joe Abunassar at Impact Basketball in Las Vegas alongside the likes of Kevin Garnett, Chauncey Billups, and Baron Davis as he prepares for his next challenge: playing

Metro Cafe – The Place To Be

Table 17 in the saloon side of the Metropolitan Cafe is the best perch in all of Cleveland for people watching, especially on a late summer day, locals insist. But it’s a tough seat to snag. Floor to ceiling windows

Damon Jones Birthday Bash

Cleveland Cavaliers starting guard Damon Jones is throwing a birthday bash for himself and two dozen friends in a private suite at Hotel Icon. Celebrity pals at the late-night bash included Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens

Can We Dream

What if? Michael Lee reminds us that LeBron James and Michael Redd are another great “what if” scenario on display in Vegas. In 2005, Redd was heavily recruited by the Cavs as a free agent. But he chose to show

Team USA II

If anyone should have been intimidated by the idea of playing against a bunch of NBA superstars, it was Romel Beck. Beck followed the NBA religiously while growing up in San Bernardino, Calif. He dreamed of one day playing alongside

Team USA

The United States and Argentina emerged from the first round of the FIBA Americas 2008 Olympic qualifying unbeaten Sunday, but not without a fight.  While the United States posted another lopsided-looking victory with their 113-76 victory over Brazil, the South

Fathead Lobs into Tennis

Fathead®, the fast-growing sports and entertainment brand best-known for its life-size wall graphics, will launch tennis and pop culture phenom Maria Sharapova as the first female athlete and first tennis player to be produced as a Fathead image. The “face