The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially fired Coach Mike Brown, an action that surprises no one and certainly delights some misguided fans and media membersâ€”the same people, I suspect, who called for Bill Belichickâ€™s head a decade and a half ago. Defense wins championships in pro sports but defensive-minded coaches generally do not â€œwinâ€ press conferences, […]
Category Archives: 2010 Playoffs
What is Wrong With the Cavs?
Entering this yearâ€™s playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers seemed to be primed for success while the aging Boston Celtics had been little better than a .500 team for the greater portion of the regular season (27-24 in the final 51 games). The Cavs were nearly unbeatable at home while the Celtics were uncharacteristically vulnerable in Boston […]
Reloaded Cavs Seek Revenge Against Aging Celtics
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics each cruised through the first round of the playoffs with 4-1 victories over Chicago and Miami respectively, setting up a rematch of their classic seven game 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals duelâ€”but both teams have made significant personnel changes in the past two years. Clevelandâ€™s 2008 playoff rotation (the top […]
Cavaliers and Lebron are eager to start the Playoffs
This is the first time the Cavaliers will face the Bulls in a playoffs series since the Michael Jordan era. It is also the time to erase a lot of bad memories for Cavaliersâ€™ fans and Cavaliersâ€™players. Shaquille O’Neal will start at center, his first game since he injured his thumb on Feb 25. He […]