Links to the Present

March 8th, 2013 by Nate Smith

Kyrie Irving is out doubtful tonight with the flu “flu like symptoms” that have been sweeping through the team.  In the mean time, enjoy the GIF.  Get well, soon, Kyrie.

If Waiters reaches his potential, he is someone who will be dynamic off the dribble, attacking relentlessly and earning six-plus free throws a game, at minimum. His explosion step is impressive and his body can play through contact on his way to the rim, like Wade.

Kirk, from WFNY breaks down the Cavs’ improving crunch time defense that led to a win the other night over the Jazz.  Link, here.

Tom Sunnergren of TrueHoop explores how NBA teams are using a new software called, Krossover to train players’ brains for pattern recognition…

How do you imbue a young player with years of experience, and the consequent judgment, without ruining his legs in the process? How do you fine-tune the head while sparing the body? How do you train a brain to be like Mike’s?

Kyrie Irving is the Guinea pig in this article, as the Cavs certainly seem to be believers…

Yesterday, we neglected to comment on the ongoing worries over Kyrie Irving’s knee.  The Plain Dealer’s Jodie Valade has the article that hints at the apparent lack of communication on the issue between coach Scott and trainer, Max Benton.  Someone find me an image database for tanks, please.