NBA Synthetic Basketball

LeBron James doesn’t like the new synthetic basketball.  “It’s not a good basketball,” the Cleveland Cavaliers Forward told the AP. “It kind of feels like a basketball you buy for your kids at Christmas or something.”   And he’s not the only one. James’ sentiments have been echoed by many of his NBA colleagues. Shaquille O’Neal, Steve […]

USA Today ranks the Cavaliers at number 7

“The difference between winning and losing and the parity between teams is sliced as thinly as I’ve ever seen it in my 27 years in the NBA,” said Minnesota Timberwolves vice president of basketball operations Kevin McHale. With the season opening Tuesday night, USA TODAY’s David DuPree ranks all 30 teams:  1. Phoenix Suns (West) […]

Lebron James to appear at “The Daily Show”

Lebron James is scheduled to be host Jon Stewart’s featured guest at the first taping in Columbus.Stewart says many of the big-name politicians the show approached declined. He says that includes U.S. Senators George Voinovich and Mike Dewine, Gubernatorial candidates Ted Strickland and Ken Blackwell, and Governor Taft. Stewart says the show is coming to Ohio […]

It’s Time to Light It UP!

After he was drafted, LeBron James talked about lighting up Cleveland ‘like Vegas.’  Four years later, the Cavaliers are bringing a new brilliance to Cleveland. The city is bustling and fans are charged with high expectations as the Cavs get set to officially tip off the 2006-07 season on Wednesday, November 1st at 8:00 p.m. […]

Pre-Season Bumps

13 WHAM.COM out of Rochester reports that the Buffalo Bills got a reprieve Thursday. Local sports radio had a new villain – LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers.“Many fans, whether they want to admit it or not, were sold a bill of goods,” said Hot Talk 1280 WHTK host John DiTullio. Rochester fans dethroned King […]

Maccabi Elite – Not So

Maccabi Elite is one of the most successful basketball clubs in Israel.  The final score in Tuesday night’s Cavaliers victory certainly did not help to sway those that might not feel it was worth shelling out the price of admission for a Non-NBA team.  The final score was 93-67.  Last year however Maccabi became the […]