• From Distance: Wine and Fool’s Gold
  • Podcap: Washington 119, Cleveland 95 (Or, Turnovers and Turkeys)
  • Live Thread: Cavs @ Wizards
  • Recap: Cavs 113, Hornets 89 (or, On Any Given Tuesday…)
  • Live Thread: Cavs vs. Hornets (#ItStings)

Recap: 12 points in the 1st quarter. 13 wins in a row.

Overview: In an extremely ugly game, the Cavs were able to hold off the Pistons down the stretch and grind out a 79-73 win despite the fact LeBron, Z, and Mo combined to shoot 17-46 from the floor.  Cavs-Related Bullets:  Does anyone else selfishly catch themselves selfishly wishing that the Cavs had like, 3 or 4 home losses this year instead of just the one? I get that it’s important…

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Notes And Contrition

Good news and bad news, folks.  I did, in fact, write up the response to the 60 Minutes segment on LeBron that nearly several of you requested, but before I started I got called into the Volcano Lair, and consequently I wrote a response to the piece for tomorrow morning’s Daily Dime. So you will see my response along with lots of other people, tomorrow. (In a truncated, “consise and…

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Recap: It was like March Madness in that a basketball was involved.

Overview:  After stumbling very hard out of the gate and facing a 15-point deficit, the Cavs absolutely dominated the next three quarters to comfortably put the Mavs away at home. The Cavs are now on a franchise-record 12-game winning streak and have won 60 games.    Cavs-Related Bullets: The first quarter. Do we acknowledge that basketball is a game of runs and teams are going to hit shots on you,…

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Recap: Business As Usual, Which Is Unusual.

  Overview: In a home game against the woeful Timberwolves, the Cavs came out with energy and took a commanding lead in the first and never looked back, putting the Timberwolves away behind 47 combined points from LeBron and Mo and a strong defensive effort. Cavs-Related Bullets: Well, playing really bad teams can help make you look really good. LeBron’s first quarter, where he had 18 points, was definitely something…

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Off-Day Fun: Interviews and Errata

If you’re wondering how to get some love or a link from this site, about the best tip I can give you is do an interview of me. The fantastic people/geniuses on all things basketball over at BasketBall-Reference chose to do just that, and for feeding my narcissism they shall be rewarded. Here’s a link to the interview. I think things about me are generally good, but if you’re interested,…

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Recap: Technically Speaking, we’re really good at basketball.

  Overview: With yet another unconvincing but nonetheless effective performance, the Cavs let the Nets hang around for three and a half quarters, then put them away down the stretch. LeBron put in an efficient 22/8/11 and every starter finished in double figures. Cavs-Related Bullets: We’ll start with the end, since that’s the only time the Cavs were really playing hard in this one: At some point I realize this…

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Recap: Ultra-Quick Thoughts

Sorry Guys, but full disclosure is that I missed the second half last night because I was flying back to school. I’ll open up a thread here so that you guys can get your thoughts in, but all I have are a couple of quick hits: -Andy’s off-ball movement: amazing. If JJ wants back in the rotation, he should look at what Andy’s doing. When you move with LeBron, good…

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Recap: Business-Like on a weekend

  Overview: In a refereshing blowout not really reflected by the final score, the Cavs easily held their home-court against the red-hot Hawks, controlling the game defensively and cruising to a win behind 20-point efforts from James and Williams. Cavs-Related Bullets: Embrace the boring. We got back to our defensive fundamentals tonight, and the strangling defense allowed us to not really break a sweat in crusing to a victory.  LeBron…

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Recap: at this point, that’s not even stressful.

  Overview:  In an overtime game oddly devoid of suspense, the Cavs and Blazers engaged in an extremely ugly defensive struggle, with efforts from LeBron James and Zydrunas Ilgauskas eventually able to will the Cavs to an overtime win.  Cavs-Related Bullets: Well, at least we’re used to this by now. And we got back to our defensive fundamentals, which was definitely a good thing, and kept us in this game…

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Recap: I’m out of things to say. (Not really)

  Overview: In a playoff-intensity game, the Cavs scrapped to defend their home floor by edging out the Magic behind an epic 43/12/8 from LeBron James, who had a massive go-ahead three with 47 seconds to go.  Cavs-Related Bullets: Seriously, though, what was up with 6 turnovers from LeBron tonight? I kid. LeBron James is more messianic than you are.  Not only did he completely dominate this game, but he…

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