SIs Fantasy Draft – LeBron James still #1

Imagine if every player in the league were available and each team had a crack at drafting one, at his current age, in the order of the 2008 NBA draft (first-round picks that were traded have been returned to their

Qualifying offers made to West/Gibson

Mary Schmitt Boyer from the Plain Dealer brings us up to date. The Cavaliers have made qualifying offers to Daniel Gibson for $972,581 and Delonte West for $2.76 million, meaning they will become restricted free agents on July 1, and the

Terry Pluto’s Talkin Cavs

Most fans know the Cavs need a guard who can create his own shot. If the season opened today, the starting backcourt would probably be Delonte West and Sasha Pavlovic, with Wally Szczerbiak, Damon Jones and Daniel Gibson coming off

Mark Price Shot, Passed and “Split” His Way Into The NBA’s Elite

It is commonplace now for NBA point guards to split the two defenders on a pick and roll play, compromise the defense by penetrating the lane and then either shoot a runner or dish to a wide open teammate—but most

Lebron is committed to bringing a championship to Cleveland

Lebron James today had round of interviews to promote the upcoming King for Kids Bike-A-Thon and discussed wide-range of topics around the NBA draft, the University of Akron’s basketball team, and the U.S. Olympic team. He believes Danny Ferry will

Ilgauskas out for Olympics

For several months the Cavaliers, Zydrunas Ilgauskas and the Lithuanian National Team have been involved in a complex dispute over allowing him to play in this summer’s Olympics. From the Cavs’ standpoint — the only one that matters in this

Shawn Kemp – The Unfathered Father

Seek not every quality in one individual. — Confucius Thomas Jefferson had several. George Washington was widely rumored to have a few. Murphy Brown had only one but sparked a nationwide debate. Somewhere in the middle is Shawn Kemp. Shawn

Ira Newble enjoys L.A.

  Ira Newble was all set to return to the Cavaliers last winter. Then Phil Jackson called from Los Angeles. Now Newble is the only player appearing in the NBA Finals for the second straight season. “It worked out for