Saturday, July 10, 2010

A Moment of Silence...

For the Cleveland Cavaliers. The beleaguered city of Cleveland took another devastating blow by the loss of King James, and despite the optimism tweeted by Mo Williams and the now infamous letter from Cavs owner Dan Gilbert, this franchise is looking at a gloomy future. James scored or assisted for 48 percent of the Cavs offense in the 09-10 season. 48 percent! The Cavs have nobody who has the ability to pick up the slack on the pure basketball spectrum, let alone the highlight reels and revenue James brought in (maybe Mo Williams can leave us all dumbfounded after a dunk again though; see link on the right side of the page).

Dan Gilbert sure made an idiot out of himself on all fronts. He insulted the best thing that city has had in a while and foolishly predicted the Cavs would win a championship before the Triumvirate does in Miami. Sorry Dan, but the Cavs will not support the Ewing theory (for full explanation on the Ewing theory, go here: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/print?id=1193711). Be grateful, Cleveland, for the 7 years of attention and relevancy LeBron brought to your city. Without LeBron, the franchise’s leading scorer would still be Brad Daugherty, who is now seen on ESPN as the lone black guy interested in NASCAR. And if the 2003 ping pong balls had bounced a little differently, the Grizzlies could have gotten the number one overall pick (instead they got the number 2 pick and had to give it up to Detroit), leaving the Cavs to settle possibly for…Darko Milicic!

I also want to use this moment of silence to pray for Byron Scott. He could have easily guided the Cavs to their third 60 win season in a row with LeBron on the squad, but now Scott is left with a roster capable of being the NBA version of “The Replacements.” Scott’s comment on Gilbert’s letter clearly displays his uncomfortable position; he knows his boss made a fool out of himself yet he cannot insult him in fear of losing his job, leaving him to settle for “(Gilbert) showed his passion to win last night.” If he just waited a year, he could have vied for the Lakers open coaching spot in 2011-12, but instead he is left to dwell on his unfruitful team from October to April. Cleveland: where heartbreak happens.

6 comments:

  1. Ill be keeping up with your NBA blogs and thoughts. Thanks for letting me know about it. It will be very interesting to see how quickly 3 All-Stars can mesh on one team while knowing there is no way that all 3 will keep the same numbers they have over the past 6 seasons...just like the experts say 'something will change'...WHOS TEAM IS IT NOW?? and as good as LJ is, I agree with Barry, WADE is taking the last second shot!

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  2. No doubt about it. It'll be the LeBron Show untill the 4th quarter. It was D-Wade's team and still is D-Wade's team.

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  3. No shit it is Wade's team. He recruited the other players to the city he was already at and if you saw the parade where they came from the floor up on stage in their jerseys for the first time it was wade in the middle not bosh or LJ. With Cleveland I believe they have made such dumbasses out of themselves that I no longer want to go their and if I ever meet someone from there I will assume they are a douchbag before they prove otherwise.

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  4. A Couple Close FriendsJuly 12, 2010 at 12:37 AM

    Screw ESPN. This blog is the stuff!

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  5. Haha, thanks guys. We shall do our best to continue to reveal the nba truth in a comical way

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  6. You are an imbecile. LeBron talked big talk and choked when it was time to man up in the playoffs. He then didn't have the balls to tell the Cavs he was leaving? Dan Gilbert was completely correct in his comments. No matter how good a baskeball player you think LeBron is (so far he hasn't won anything but a high school champianship)he is a worthless, cowardly poor excuse for a man.

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