Washington Wins Pre Season Game

Antonio Daniels scored 15 points and the Washington Wizards ended the game on a 37-18 run to beat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 93-89 in a pre-season game Saturday night. It was the first meeting between the teams since last season’s Eastern Conference playoffs, won by the Cavaliers in six games. The Cavaliers led […]

Tait Is Here To Stay

 The Cleveland Cavaliers today have extended the contract of long-time radio announcer Joe Tait through the 2008-09 season.Tait is entering his 35th season as the voice of the Cavaliers, including the last 13 years for WTAM-AM handling both play-by-play and color commentary.  The Cavaliers fired their TV play-by-play announcer of 12 years, Michael Reghi, in […]

No Smoking at The Q

Officials at The Q today announced that effective immediately, no smoking will be permitted anywhere inside the arena. Prior to this move, the arena allowed smoking in Gordon’s Sports Bar and Bridges Restaurant. “This was something we looked at closely and decided was the right thing for us to do considering the feedback we’ve received […]

Boozer ready to roll but is still cautious

The Desert News.Com is reporting that “Around this time last year, the Jazz were giddy about the tip-top shape in which big-man Carlos Boozer reported to training camp.       Boozer gloated, too.       By the end of the first week, however, the would-be front-line starter was down and out with a bad hamstring […]

USA Team 5-0

A 53-point win over South Korea wrapped up a perfect Asian exhibition tour for a star-studded U.S. team on its way to the world-championship tournament.LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers scored 23 points Tuesday to lead the Americans to a 116-63 rout of South Korea in their final tuneup. The U.S. team, which went 5-0 […]

Team USA on a Roll

With Carmelo Anthony back at full strength, the United States had little trouble with Lithuania.  Anthony, who hyperextended his knee and left in the second quarter of a victory over Brazil last week, scored 19 points Sunday as the United States cruised past Lithuania, 111-88, in a tuneup for the world championships. Anthony set the […]