Posts Tagged ‘Jonas Valanciunas’

The Point Four-ward: When Steady Is Exciting

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Four points I’m thinking about the Cleveland Cavaliers…

1.) Kyrie Irving drew some compliments from commentators Marc Kestecher and Fran Fraschilla during ESPN’s broadcast of Team USA’s 96-68 win over Lithuania in the semi-finals of the FIBA World Cup. During the fourth quarter, Fraschilla mentioned how “steady” Irving has been throughout this tournament, adding that when you think about Irving’s performances it’s difficult to pick out a bad one. Irving has been “average” at worst, and generally “very, very good.”

Irving, who played a team high 34:27 minutes on Thursday, also led the team in scoring with 18 points. His +19 was second only to James Harden’s +20.

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Drawings from the Notebook of Chris Grant (episode seven):

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Well, I have something even better coming down the pike for J.J., as I thought he deserved a pictorial send-off…but for now, let’s send off the guy who probably doesn’t deserve one at all.

The Jonas Valanciunas Haiku

Goodbye Jonas. It’s time for you to go, and to take your superior play against what I hope to God is in actuality inferior competition with you.

Signed,

Ryan “I swear there wasn’t some Cavs: the Blog memo that made us all fall completely in love with this guy” Braun

Ps-Happy 4th of July weekend everyone!

Pps- Colors on this picture were done by acclaimed haiku artist, AJS.

Ppps-For those versed in the art of haiku, the one above was supposed to say “I hope that you suck,” (haiku = 5-7-5) but what can you do…

Maybe it’s apt. I jumped the gun at four.